Pro Bono Perspectives S3E19: Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP

Ushering in a New Era of CSR with Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP
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Corporate mandates have changed. Customers, employees, and even investors are increasingly pushing companies to move from shareholder to stakeholder capitalism. What does this look like across companies and sectors? Are companies moving fast enough when it comes to making good on their commitments to social change? Carolyn Berkowitz, President & CEO of the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), shares her insights, plus the importance of diversity and inclusion within CSR departments.

Investing in an Ocean Economy


by Arturo Tabuenca, founder of Blue Marble Investments and EarthFolio 

How Sustainable Investing and Shareholder Activism Can Save Our Oceans

T-Mobile is Turning First Responder Smartphones into Body Cams with Latest Partnership

T‑Mobile has teamed up with Visual Labs to offer a cost‑effective body worn camera solution — the latest addition to T‑Mobile’s groundbreaking Connecting Heroes program
Press Release

BELLEVUE, Wash., September 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS), America’s 5G leader, announced a new partnership with Visual Labs so first responders can turn a smartphone into an all-in-one body cam and communications solution. More states are now requiring body worn cameras which can be a significant cost for agencies — especially in small towns or rural areas.

Swiss Government Renews GRI Partnership to Spread Sustainability Reporting Globally

New GRI-SECO program will foster responsible business practices in Africa, Hispanic America and South East Asia
Press Release

June 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is pleased to announce the continuation of a successful partnership with the Swiss Confederation’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), through a new €3.8 million (US$4.6m) program to increase high-quality sustainability disclosure and accountability by organizations in Africa, Hispanic America and South East Asia.  

Demand for More Personalised Products and Transparent Supply Chains Will Drive Growth, Say Consumer Goods CEOs

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  • Further digitisation -  enabled by blockchain and AI - will deliver real-time visibility,  bolstering supply chain management
  • Local and regional sourcing practices that reduce environmental impact a direct consequence of shifting consumer habits

The High Stakes (and Critical Stakeholders) of ESG


Steve Soter

For those not living under a rock, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting has likely hit your radar. While it is becoming increasingly required by regulators in Europe, it’s (arguably) more important stakeholders asking for ESG in the U.S.: your investors, lenders, ratings agencies, customers, or employees.

Franklin Templeton Says EU SFDR Is 'Important Step' for Transparency


Franklin Templeton welcomes the new EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), which is an important step in driving forward transparency and authenticity in how investors approach ESG and sustainability. 

CSRHub's Bahar Gidwani Speaking at BattleFin Virtual Discovery Days


CSRHub CTO and Co-Founder, Bahar Gidwani, will be speaking at the 2021 BattleFin Ensemble & Discovery Days event, happening virtually on March 9th and 10th.

The conference will explore relevant topics around sustainable investing and the use of alternative and ESG data for capital market participants, starting from introductory “state of affairs” level and venturing into how AI/ ML bring clarity into responsible investing decisions.

My Journey on the Road Less Traveled (From a Scottish Univ to Impact Investing in NYC)


by Elizabeth di Bonaventura, Senior Institutional Relationship Associate, Domini Impact Investments. 

The road less traveled has always been the path I’ve found myself on in life, whether intentionally or not. As a young girl, I did not grow up believing that I would have a career in finance. I was beguiled by misconceptions that the field was too difficult and the bar for entry too insurmountably high. Even more daunting was the lack of representation of women within the financial sector.

VMware's Sustainability Team Receives Global Recognition

By Nicola Acutt, vice president, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), VMware

On the heels of our 2030 Agenda announcement, VMware has been recognized on CDP’s Climate A List.(1) CDP is a global environmental nonprofit, and its A List recognizes companies committed to reducing carbon emissions and managing climate change risk.


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