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Using Shared Value for Climate Action

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As the fight against climate change intensifies, the most ambitious governments and cities are setting aggressive carbon reduction goals. The government of Sweden is committing to zero net carbon emissions by 2045. To reach Sweden’s goal, carbon emissions will need to decrease by 5-8% over last year’s level every year until 2045. In Sweden, the reduction from 2016-2017 was a mere 0.5%, and from 2017-2018 it was 1.8%.

Managing Director, Head of Investment Stewardship, Blackrock Confirms at The Responsible Business Summit New York

Ethical Corp by Reuters Events delighted to announce that Ray Cameron, Managing Director, Head of Investment Stewardship, BlackRock to join #RBSNY [March 17-18].
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Ray Cameron has confirmed he will be joining the speaker roster at Ethical Corporation’s flagship North American show, The Responsible Business Summit New York 2020 [March 17-18]. 650+ CEOs, Chief Sustainability Officers, ESG investors and leading NGOs from across the globe to share their latest strategies, and more importantly, tangible insights into how they are helping deliver the required transformation of business and lead the decade of action

Celebrating the Agents of Change This Black History Month

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Each year during the month of February, Americans set aside a few weeks to focus their historical hindsight on the contributions that people of African descent have made to this country.

In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, America's Charities is celebrating the following agents of change who we are proud to call members:

February Is Cancer Prevention Month: Research Shows That up to 50% of Cancer Cases and 50% of Cancer Deaths Are Preventable.

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Research shows that up to 50% of cancer cases and about 50% of cancer deaths are preventable with the knowledge we have today. In fact, individuals can reduce their cancer risk with some simple lifestyle changes, such as these seven steps to prevent cancer shared by Prevent Cancer Foundation.

Projects in Chicago and St. Louis Show How Technology Can Support Inclusion

Cities can use innovations to manage infrastructure and improve services, communicate with constituents and make better decisions.
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Imagine being able to find the most populated sidewalk for a late-night journey to the train station or knowing the air quality in your neighborhood, rather than your whole city.

Chicago’s Array of Things (AoT) helps residents and local leaders access this information and more. The AoT is a network of sensors that collect real-time data about the urban environment, ranging from carbon monoxide to traffic.

ON Semiconductor Ranks #15 on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies in America

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Sustainability or “going green” isn’t just a trend among hippiesque, nature-lovers anymore; it’s now a multi-billion dollar industry that has clawed its way to the forefront of investment portfolios and commanded the attention of the global financial community.

Blackbaud Launches Innovation Partnership with Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose

As part of this new partnership, Blackbaud corporate social responsibility customers will be able to utilize their social investment data with greater impact
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Charleston, S.C. (February 20, 2020) /3BL Media/ — Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, today announces a new Innovation Partnership with Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) to support companies’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts.

Eco-Friendly Ways to Celebrate National Love Your Pet Day

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February 20 is National Love Your Pet Day. It’s another reason to shower our pets with attention and, with Earth Day approaching, consider eco-friendly ways to recycle and repurpose the pet products we’ve accumulated for Fido and Whiskers. 

Including the bowls, beds, toys, food and treats, our pets, like us, tend to use a lot of products. Once these items have reached the point of no return – what’s the right way to get rid of them? Here are some common pet items that do and do not belong in your recycle bin:

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Here's Why Companies Are Joining Schneider Electric's NEO Network

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Scott Macmurdo, Director of Business Development at Duke Energy and NEO Network member, shares why companies are joining the NEO Network and how it can help your organization get smart about its renewable energy strategy. 

Wells Fargo Foundation Increased Access to Housing, Jobs, Financial Coaching in 2019

Grants funded nonprofits in 50 U.S. states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and international cities
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SAN FRANCISCO, February 20, 2020 /3BL Media/   In 2019, the Wells Fargo Foundation launched a new philanthropic strategy anchored around unlocking economic opportunity for people and communities by addressing housing affordability, small business growth and financial health. The Foundation invested $455 million in grants in the last year, funding national organizations to deliver programs at scale and nonprofits that specifically address the needs of local markets. 

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