To accelerate the progress and impact of business efforts to address racial equity, Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP), The Council on Foundations, and Points of Light collaborated to host a two-day conference in December of 2020 titled, “Racial Equity: Moving Companies from Promise to Action”. Gathering the foremost leaders in the field, the conference provided case studies on peer companies that are pushing the needle forward, conversations with voices from the movement, and actions companies can take.
“There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen’s famous words were a source of comfort for Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly – and many of us in the social impact field – during this difficult year.
ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ For the fifth consecutive year, UPS was named to Forbes and JUST Capital’s annual JUST 100 list for its commitment to serving its workers, customers, communities, the environment and shareholders. The company was again recognized as the industry leader in the transportation sector. UPS also scored first in the transportation categories for community, customers and shareholders.
ATLANTA, November 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored UPS with a SmartWay® Excellence Award. The award recognizes industry leaders in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. UPS was acknowledged for its commitment to using alternative fuels and advanced technologies to improve transportation and operations sustainably, as well as for its transparency in reporting SmartWay data on emissions reductions.
ATLANTA, September 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ –Points of Light a global nonprofit that is dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, released The Civic 50 Report featuring key trends, benchmarking data and insights from the 2020 honorees. The Civic 50 honorees are public and private companies with U.S.
General Mills has been named a 2020 honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.
The award recognizes General Mills as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and resources to impact their communities.
DALLAS, June 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) was honored for its efforts in positively impacting local communities, as the bank was named to The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.
The Awards Celebrate Individuals Committed to Changing the World
ATLANTA, June 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today announced the 2020 co-chairs for the second annual celebration of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards. The 2020 co-chairs are Barbara Bush and Craig Coyne, Jenna Bush Hager and Henry Hager, and Wendy Stapleton.
Points of Light President & CEO Natalye Paquin joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for a conversation on the importance of civic engagement and volunteerism in improving our communities, especially in crises like COVID-19.