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Skills for Cities 2020 Day of Service Event to Focus on Racial Justice and BIPOC-Led Nonprofits

Uniting Corporate Talent and Nonprofit Professionals for a Cross-Sector Day of Learning and Skills-Based Volunteering
Press Release

BROOKLYN, NY, October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – So many nonprofits that serve communities of color, focus on a racial justice mission, or have BIPOC leadership are facing an extraordinary confluence of need and opportunity: their stakeholders are disproportionately affected by COVID-19 and

Growing the Vote: How ScottsMiracle-Gro Supports Associates' Voting Rights

By Ann Aquillo, VP, Government Relations, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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At ScottsMiracle-Gro, we believe everyone has the potential to GroMoreGood in their communities. One way to bring about the good is by exercising our right to vote and make our voice heard. The importance of our voting rights as U.S. citizens cannot be understated. This election cycle, we have strived to ensure our associates have the opportunity to not only exercise their civic duty but also help others to do the same.

Republic Services, Rebuilding Together Select $1 Million in Small Business Revitalization Projects

Committed to Serve grants will support critical repairs and renovations to help locally owned businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Press Release

PHOENIX, Oct. 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Nine local affiliates of Rebuilding Together will receive a total of $1 million in grants from the Republic Services Charitable Foundation to help revitalize locally owned small businesses that have been disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding is part of Republic Services' Committed to Serve initiative, which was launched this spring to help support the Company's employees, customers and communities through the pandemic.

Verizon and Generation Partner to Close the Opportunity Gap and Reskill Workers

By: Bernadette Brijlall
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What you need to know:

  • Verizon is investing over $44M in workforce development to significantly increase access to a free tech-focused career training program aimed at reskilling Americans
  • Partnering with nonprofit organization Generation will bring their online reskilling program to 26 cities by end of 2022
  • Initiative will build the foundation to reach the company’s goal, through Citizen Verizon, of preparing 500,000 individuals for jobs of the future by 2030
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What you need to know:

  • Verizon is investing over $44M in workforce development to significantly increase access to a free tech-focused career training program aimed at reskilling Americans
  • Partnering with nonprofit organization Generation will bring their online reskilling program to 26 cities by end of 2022
  • Initiative will build the foundation to reach the company’s goal, through Citizen Verizon, of preparing 500,000 individuals for jobs of the future by 2030

Managing Climate Risk

An Interview with Nick Martin, Sustainability Practice Leader
Blog

Across every sector, businesses are coming under increased pressure from regulators, investors and customers to think more seriously about their exposure to climate risk—both the physical risks of climate change, but also the transition risks associated with the shift to a low carbon economy.

Election 2020: A Test for American Democracy, and a Test for American Business

Blog

By: Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

American democracy is facing an immense test in 2020. This is also a test for American business.

Building the Business Case for Technology

How to make your pitch pitch-perfect
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Your company is ready to embrace purpose. Now making the investment in the tools and technology you’ll need to support that journey is the next step.

Join Benevity on Oct. 29th for part two in a two-part webinar series*, and hear how purpose-driven companies RBC and Toyota North America successfully built the business case to adopt corporate purpose technology, proving that it’s a need-to-have, not a nice-to-have.

You’ll learn:

International Paper Fiber Supply Manager Accepts Diversity Leadership Award

Press Release

ROME, Ga., Oct. 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Congratulations to Alex Singleton, fiber supply manager, Industrial Packaging’s Rome Containerboard Mill, for being recognized with the Diversity Leadership Award for the Society of American Foresters (SAF). This award honors an SAF member who displays the ability, talent and skill to lead innovative and exemplary diversity and inclusion efforts.

Booz Allen and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation: Data-Driven Solutions for Military Caregivers

Blog

“Caregivers are not on the list of essential workers during the COVID crisis, but for our injured veterans and their families they are the most essential workers in the world.”

Where in the United States are military caregivers most likely to live? What are the health challenges they’re most likely to face in these communities?

CleanEquity® Monaco 2020 - Presenting Companies & New Collaborations

Press Release

CleanEquity®, the sustainable technology innovation forum, cofounded by His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco & Mungo Park, Chairman of Innovator Capital, will kick off on the 22nd October.

It will be broadcast worldwide live on EarthX TV.

The CEO of Climate-KIC, Dr Kirsten Dunlop, will open the conference and talk about the crucial role innovation must play in decarbonisation and how the financial markets must adapt and play their part.

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