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Human Rights Assessments in the Decisive Decade: Applying UNGPs in the Technology Sector

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By: Dunstan Allison-Hope, Managing Director, BSR

This blog is the first in a series of two about human rights assessments in the technology industry. The next blog will consider how to address the challenges raised here.

Women in Science Find Encouragement and Opportunity at Kimberly-Clark

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For women in science fields, Karien Rodriguez is proof that taking risks and pursuing your passion translates into an opportunity-filled career.

Creating Safer Childbirth Cities: Leaning Into Our Values of Diversity and Inclusion

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To help reduce maternal deaths and narrow disparities in the U.S., Merck for Mothers – Merck’s $500 million global health initiative – launched Safer Childbirth Cities. Through Safer Childbirth Cities, Merck for Mothers is providing funding support for projects in 10 cities across the country. The company recognized that if they did not put health equity at the front and center of their efforts in the U.S., they would not be able to help reverse the current maternal health trends.

Arrow Electronics Named Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality in 2020

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CENTENIAL, Colo., February 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics has achieved a 100 percent score on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier  benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. It marks the second consecutive year that Arrow has received a perfect score on the annual survey by the Human Rights Campaign.

The City of Detroit and FCA Seek Artists to Paint One of the Largest Municipal Art Installations in Detroit's History

Artist Open Call Coming Valentine’s Day
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DETROIT, February 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - This Valentine’s Day, FCA will join Detroit’s Office of Arts, Culture and Entrepreneurship and City Walls Detroit murals program in showing the city some love. FCA and the City will issue a global open call to artists to create murals that will comprise one of the largest municipal art installations in Detroit’s history.  

Investors Have a Fiduciary Responsibility to Combat the Climate Crisis

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by Jessye Waxman, Green Century Capital Management 

As a shareholder advocate for an environmentally-responsible mutual fund company, I directly engage companies on their supply chain strategies and have successfully convinced them to adopt practices that have real-world impacts that protect a triple bottom line. I’ve collaborated with Aramark and Tyson Foods to develop robust no-deforestation commitments, and have successfully pressed Kroger, the largest grocery chain in the US, to adopt a no-deforestation policy that will cover its private label products.

Who Do You Trust? It Might Depend on Your Generation

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In a collection of essays called Trust, Inc., business school professors James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner write: “The truth is that trust rules. Trust rules relationships. Trust rules your influence. Trust rules you team’s cohesiveness. Trust rules innovativeness. Trust rules brand image. Trust rules financial stability. Trust rules performance. Trust rules just about everything you do.”

Adobe Partners With Teach for America to Bring Creativity to Classrooms

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February 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ At Adobe we believe that everyone is creative. Creativity is not exclusive or a special gift endowed only upon a lucky few. It belongs to everyone; it’s everywhere, and ultimately, creativity is what connects us all. It doesn’t just open doors. It opens worlds. It transcends borders and lowers barriers, crosses divides and dimensions.

With the explosion of devices, apps, and new media platforms, there never has been more creativity brought to the world than today, and we are in the golden age of creativity.

‘The Voice of Blind People Hasn't Been Heard’: Inside the Fight for Audio-described Ads

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When P&G's company accessibility leader decided to lead the drive for audio-described ads as standard, she was blown away at the ease in which brands can produce an inclusive spot for blind and visually impaired consumers. The real challenge, she soon found, lay rooted in the technicalities of the broadcast world.

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United Honored as One of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

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CHICAGO, February 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ In concert with the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), United Airlines is proud to be included on the annual list of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs) for the 9th year running. This list is the only national award honoring corporations for world-class supplier diversity programs that reduce barriers and drive growth for women-owned businesses.

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