By Bonnie M. Wongtrakool Global Head of ESG Investments/Portfolio Manager Western Asset Management Company, LLC
As we claw out of the rubble from the pandemic, it is increasingly clear that we will not suddenly resume our pre-COVID ways of life. Though some of the changes made in response to the pandemic may ultimately revert back to normal, in other areas our understanding of what is “normal” has been irreversibly altered. One such case is our understanding of the role of the corporation in society, and the real drivers of enterprise value.
Where there’s a will, there’s a way. And anyone who has looked at the global economic forecast lately is probably willing to consider a few ways to ensure that GDP growth doesn’t slow to a grinding halt.
This new eight-episode educational video series will examine the latest efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and break down the complex process of developing a vaccine.
Each week our host Lisa Ling will talk to leading scientists and researchers, healthcare workers on the front lines and public health experts around the world working collaboratively to help bring an end to the deadly pandemic.
by Kendelle Tekstar, Senior Product Manager at Acre Frameworks
In the midst of the evolution of the health and safety industry, where human skills are being championed with equal weight as technical skills, a call to action has emerged for more courageous leaders. What does it really mean to be a ‘courageous’ leader though? The Acre Frameworks team has been fortunate enough to build a relationship with an individual driving the daring leadership movement, Adé Adeniji.
On Friday 1st of May, the CR and Sustainability Market Survey 2020 came to a close with an incredible 1548 applicants.
Acre, Carnstone and Flag, launched The CR and Sustainability Market Survey 2020 to gain a better understanding of the growing areas of corporate responsibility and sustainability. The survey’s purpose is to provide a clearer view of how corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals fit into the modern business landscape.
Investment to back CDFIs deploying Paycheck Protection loans
CHICAGO, May 11, 2020, /3BL Media/- Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) announced today it is providing $100 million in low-cost funding to assist Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) as they provide loans to small businesses and non-profit organizations under the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
May 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a leading global third-party verifier of environmental claims, is now approved by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) as a verification body for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). The goal of the LCSF is to reduce the carbon intensity of California’s transportation fuel pool.
Company discusses Impact Investing in its weekly video blog
FISHERS, Ind., May 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to release its first episode of the Impact Minute. The impact Minute is a weekly, short video series where members of the Company’s management team discuss entrepreneurship and creating sustainable business that aim to address environmental and social issues.