racial equity

New Report Reveals CEO Insights Into Racial Equity Challenges

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May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A new report released today by a partnership consisting of PolicyLink, FSG, and JUST Capital reveals what some of America’s CEOs and C-suite leaders identify as the key challenges to advancing racial equity and what it means for what comes next.

Keeping the Spirit of Volunteerism Strong

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With Global Volunteer Month winding down, we’ve been reflecting on the incredible impact volunteers make, not just in April, but all year round and especially throughout the pandemic. Whether they served in person or virtually, formally or informally, providing their professional expertise or hands-on support, volunteers’ contributions have been nothing short of outstanding.

Racial Equity: From Promise to Action

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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.

Organizations Are Speaking Out Against Racial Injustice. What Comes Next Will Be Crucial.

By Marianne Harrison, John Hancock, and Danielle Holly, Common Impact
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Recent events have brought widespread attention to racial injustice and helped unite communities against this common ill.

We’ve heard public, private, nonprofit and grassroots leaders, almost as one chorus, speak out. They’ve raised their voices as it’s become painfully clear that equality remains out of reach for too many Americans and building healthy, more equitable communities depends on challenging the status quo.

Echoing Green Announces $2.5 Million Commitment from Comcast NBCUniversal to Advance Racial Equity

Comcast’s investment in Echoing Green’s new $50M Racial Equity Philanthropic Fund provides significant support to over 500 social enterprises challenging racial inequity
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NEW YORK, February 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Echoing Green announced today a $2.5 million commitment from Comcast NBCUniversal to the organization’s $50M Racial Equity Philanthropic Fund. The investment marks the largest corporate contribution to the Fund to date. Echoing Green is a global nonprofit leading the way to enhance social innovation by finding, supporting, and connecting emerging social entrepreneurs.

Truist Celebrates Black History Month, Together

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Truist continues to amplify and advocate for inclusivity inside and outside our walls. During Black History Month, we bring teammates together to recognize and celebrate the remarkable achievements and endless contributions of African Americans. It’s also an opportunity for us to come together to learn more about the effects of racism and how we can all do our part to challenge negative stereotypes, especially as we continue to advocate for social justice and racial equity.

Black Leadership Spotlight: Elizabeth Frederick, Avenues for Justice

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In celebration of Black History Month, Common Impact is spotlighting remarkable Black nonprofit leaders and their many contributions to creating more positive, healthy, and equitable communities.

VF Corporation Announces New Programs and Actions to Advance Racial Equity

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DENVER, February 11, 2021, /3BL Media/ - VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, today announced that it is implementing new programs and actions to advance racial equity within the company and beyond.

Truist Honors Black History Month

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Endless contributions. Remarkable achievements. Knowledge passed down through generations—all inspiring us toward better. This month and always, we celebrate African American heritage—together.

At Truist we’re creating an inclusive and energizing environment where all teammates can be empowered to learn, grow and have meaningful careers.

Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge 2020 Champions Financial Literacy for Social Justice, COVID-19 Relief, and Military Communities

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The Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge is an annual skills-based volunteer event in partnership with Common Impact that taps into Schwabbies’ professional expertise to build nonprofit capacity and create long-term community impact.

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