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How Johnson & Johnson Is Helping Over 40,000 Employees Exercise Their Ability to Vote in a Pandemic

By Liz Ozaist, Global Content Lab Editor-in-Chief, Johnson & Johnson
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In an unprecedented year, you need to think of unprecedented ways to help your workforce feel supported—including on Election Day. The company's Chief Human Resources Officer shares why employees can take paid time off to vote this November.

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In an unprecedented year, you need to think of unprecedented ways to help your workforce feel supported—including on Election Day. The company's Chief Human Resources Officer shares why employees can take paid time off to vote this November.

3M Launches Health Care Virtual Pro Bono Program

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WASHINGTON, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is proud to announce the launch of 3M Impact Health Care, a new virtual pro bono program. 3M Impact Health Care is the newest addition to the 3M Impact portfolio, specifically designed to address existing healthcare inequities.

How Two Deaf Booz Allen Employees Deal with Challenges on the Job and During COVID-19

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Before he graduated from George Washington University (GWU) with a master’s degree in public health, Chris Khanoyan volunteered to work for the Livestrong Foundation by driving his own vehicle to provide transportation for patients affected by cancer. That was when the obstacles of being deaf truly hit him. As the driver with patients, he was unable to read lips or speak with them. He struggled to communicate and fully connect with the patients he transported to and from the hospital.

Global Study Reveals That Healthcare Remains Top of the List When It Comes to Impact Investing

American Century Investments announces results of fourth impact investing study
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October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Against the backdrop of a pandemic, healthcare continues to be front and center as the cause that aligns most with personal values or priorities when making an impact investment, according to a new survey by global asset manager American Century Investments. Study results showcasing responses from the United States, United Kingdom and Germany, examined generational and gender-based attitudes toward impact investing and/or environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing.

LG Celebrates 'Energy Star Day' with Efficiency Upgrades for Deserving Families

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year LG Electronics USA Partners with Lowe’s, Rebuilding Together in Charlotte
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Commemorating “ENERGY STAR® Day” 2020, LG Electronics USA joined forces with Lowe’s and Rebuilding Together to help local families “save today, save tomorrow and save for good” with energy efficiency upgrades using ENERGY STAR certified LG home appliances. 

Corporate Social Investments Continue to Rise, With Average Giving Up 7% in Last Three Years, Industry-Leading Report Finds

Companies in top 25% of corporate giving each contributed $62 million or more in social investments
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NEW YORK, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ — As the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, in partnership with companies, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose® (CECP) found in its annual Giving in NumbersTM: 2020 Edition report that leading corporations are intensifying efforts to meet growing societal needs around the world.

Business as “Usual”?

by Pete Cherecwich, President of Northern Trust Asset Servicing
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“Business-as-usual” is a funny saying these days. The reality is that we are no longer functioning in the old business-as-usual environment. The pandemic sparked the end of that era, and our “usual” has reached a state of constant evolution. How we work, interact, and lead has changed and will continue to do so.

Stanley Black & Decker is Striving for Gender Parity

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"Striving for gender parity is more than a business mandate, it serves as a steward of the company culture." Joe Simms, Vice President of Human Resources at Stanley Black & Decker, explains why he stands for #EqualEverywhere.

Learn more about diversity and inclusion at Stanley Black & Decker

Most of the World's Biggest Public Companies Support Climate Risk Disclosure

By: Todd Gillespie, Bloomberg News
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A task force set up to improve the reporting of financial risks caused by climate change has seen support for its recommendations soar in the past year as demand grew from investors for more information on how a warming planet will affect business. But disclosures by companies on the financial impact remain low, according to a new report from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.

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