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Reciprocity and Corporate Social Justice

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The new parameters defined by a global pandemic have pushed us to reveal versions of ourselves that don’t fit the standard definition of professional. Why does the lack of polish feel so compelling? In the waves of uncertainty, faced with hard choices, and brought face to face with just how privileged we actually are as knowledge workers – it’s easier to connect with that which is perceived as more “human.”

Love Trees? Prioritize Wildfire Restoration and Fighting Deforestation

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Originally published on GreenBiz.com 

But, please, it’s time to refine the dialogue: While tree-planting events in parks or schoolyards make for great photo opps, we should devote far more time to acts of restoration and conservation. That’s where we really need corporate support, both in the form of dollars and any expertise on the ground your team can provide. 

Mosaic's 2025 ESG Performance Targets - Indigenous Engagement

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In this video series, we’re sharing more about the intent of Mosaic’s 2025 ESG Performance targets and how we’ll get there. Acting Responsibly is a strategic priority for our employees and our company. This critical work helps Mosaic to maximize our positive impact on society.

Government & Stakeholder Relations Manager Tyler Hopson and Indigenous Engagement Coordinator Earl Greyeyes explain Mosaic’s 2025 ESG Performance Target on 15% Indigenous representation.

Vote Early Day Is Oct. 24! Check Your Voter Registration Through PayPal-Votes.com

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Vote Early Day is October 24, 2020!

We believe in the importance of civic participation by helping to enable our community to exercise the right to vote.

Visit http://PayPal-Votes.com to confirm your voter registration information and find state-specific election details.

No Sam Waterson, Steven Hill, or Benjamin Bratt, but EarthX TV's Law and Nature

TV series will feature high profile environmental attorneys in lively legal discussions
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(DALLAS, TX) October 23, 2020 – EarthX TV today announced a new series, Law & Nature, that promises lively discussions by environmental thought leaders on issues of critical importance to environmental protection. Law & Nature was developed by a blue ribbon advisory council of environmental law practitioners.

Truist Foundation Supports TreesCharlotte, Planting Trees at Local Schools

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Originally posted in TreesCharlotte's "The Leaflet - Fall 2020"

As the COVID-19 rains kicked in last spring, Truist Financial Corporation threw TreesCharlotte one heck of a life preserver: a surprise gift of $20,850 to salvage the end of our season. 

When the N.C. governor enacted shelter-in-place restrictions in March, TreesCharlotte had three major events stranded on the calendar: a pair of 200- plus tree plantings at Mallard Creek High and Parkside Elementary and the final Citywide TreeStore with nearly 1,000 trees to give away. 

The Business Imperative of Enabling Peace and Prosperity

A case study on Energía para la Paz, a shared value initiative of Grupo Energía Bogotá
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After Colombia's historic 2016 peace agreement with the FARC guerrilla group, people in rural areas heavily affected by the conflict began dreaming about a different future. However, decades of violence had left hundreds of landmines, thousands of deaths, and millions of people displaced, in addition to high levels of poverty and a weakened social fabric.

UNFCU Wins Mortgage Bankers Association 2020 Residential Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award

Only Credit Union to Earn Recognition
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LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., October 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The United Nations Federal Credit Union was recognized by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) with its Organizational 2020 Residential Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award. UNFCU was the only credit union award recipient at MBA’s virtual 2020 Annual Convention & Expo held on 19-21 October. The annual awards acknowledge MBA members in two award categories: organizational diversity and inclusion, and market outreach strategies.

Voting in the Time of COVID-19

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The results of this year’s presidential election will affect human and civil rights, the racial justice movement, philanthropy, and the nonprofit sector not just for the next four years, but potentially for decades to come. Voting is a vital way each of us can take a stand to create equitable and healthy communities, especially right now. At the same time, COVID-19 has disrupted typical pre-election activities, restricting “get out the vote” initiatives, impeding a key demographic of poll workers – seniors – from volunteering, and making voting in person risky.

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