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3BL Virtual Forum to Explore Business Leadership in the Movement for Racial and Economic Justice

Preview the speakers and content slated for Episode 2 of 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands - Business Elects to Lead below. Register today. There is no cost to register.

Corporate voices matter. Financial commitments are important. Then the hard work begins. 

The next episode of 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands - Business Elects to Lead will focus on one of the most important issues that we as a society must honestly reckon with – racial and economic inequities – and the importance of business leadership at a time when it’s needed most.  

AccountAbility Releases New Translations of the AA1000 AccountAbility Principles (AA1000AP, 2018) in Spanish, Portuguese, and Bahasa Indonesian

Press Release

NEW YORK/LONDON, October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - AccountAbility is pleased to announce the launch of additional translations –Spanish, Portuguese, and Bahasa Indonesian – of its signature sustainability management framework and guidance document, the AccountAbility Principles (AA1000AP, 2018). These translations are now available for free download on AccountAbility’s website.

HACR Commends New California Law Requiring Diversity on Corporate Boards

California Assembly Bill 979 signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom necessitates placement of directors from underrepresented communities on boards of publicly held companies in the state
Press Release

WASHINGTON, October 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) supports the passage of Assembly Bill 979 by the California State Assembly and State Senate signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on October 30, 2020. The new law mandates that all California-based, publicly held companies have at least one board director from an underrepresented community by 2021.

Franklin Templeton Responds to Connecticut's Call to Address Economic and Racial Disparities

Press Release

SAN MATEO, Calif., October 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Franklin Templeton is proud be part of the Corporate Call to Action Working Group, joining leading financial services companies that are committed to addressing structural racism and racial inequity in the United States.

Chart: Childcare Access Key for Women in the Workforce


The Prime Minister has announced a range of economic measures aimed at setting Canada on the path to recovery from the staggering economic impact of the pandemic, which has disproportionately impacted women. 

CHLI to Honor Senator Roy Blunt and Congressman Pete Aguilar, Alongside Cuban Activist Rosa María Payá, on September 30th

Press Release

September 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) prepares, connects and honors leaders for their service. The global pandemic has altered the way we communicate, do business and celebrate. However, it is encouraging to see communities across our nation, and even around the world, coming together to support one another during this unprecedented global health crisis.  

Ceres and Berkeley School of Law Announce New Executive Education Course for Corporate Directors on Overseeing ESG Risks

Press Release

October 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The sustainability nonprofit Ceres and the Business in Society Institute at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, are proud to announce the launch of a new executive education course ESG: Navigating the Board’s Role designed for directors of corporate boards.


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