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The New Climate for Business: The Ethics of AI and Facial Recognition

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Thanks to the widespread use of new and disruptive technology, every company is turning into a tech company, regardless of industry. Consequently, companies across industries using cutting-edge technologies, like facial recognition, will need to take into account the ethical and human rights implications of these products. What do companies, from healthcare to retail and beyond, need to understand about the responsible use of technology?

Responsible Business Alliance Receives Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced it has received the 2019 Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons. The U.S. Secretary of State presented the award to the RBA at a ceremony this afternoon during a cabinet-level meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (PITF) in the historic Indian Treaty Room at the White House.

The Impact of Pro Bono on Communities Around the Globe

Celebrating Taproot's Nonprofit Partners this Pro Bono Week
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This Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation is spotlighting nonprofits who are making a difference in their communities through pro bono support.

Arrow Electronics Hosts Families of SMA Charitable Trust at Hong Kong Open Lab

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Centennial, Colo. October 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics hosted members of the Families of SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) Charitable Trust at the Arrow Open Lab at Hong Kong Science Park. The trust offers innovative direct-help programs including outings for SMA patients and their families to promote support and understanding of spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic disease that causes muscles to become weak and shrink. 

RMI and GRI Launch Responsible Mineral Reporting Toolkit

New Resource Encourages Supply Chain Disclosures for ‘Conflict Minerals’
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. and AMSTERDAM, October 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), have launched a toolkit to advance reporting on sourcing minerals from conflict-affected and high-risk areas.

SC Johnson Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson to Receive Honor for Efforts to Raise Awareness About Human Trafficking

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RACINE, Wis., October 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson, today will receive “The Last Girl Corporate Inspiration Award” from the anti-sex trafficking group, Apne Aap Women Worldwide (Apne Aap). This prestigious award will be presented to Johnson for the company’s sponsorship of the acclaimed film “Love Sonia,” a story inspired by the real-life events of a young girl’s attempts to rescue her sister after their debt-ridden father sells her into prostitution.

Responsible Mica and Minerals Initiatives Collaborate to End Child Labor and Improve Working Conditions

Organizations to Leverage Respective Strengths for Mica Supply Chains Globally
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PARIS & ALEXANDRIA, October 9, 2019 /3BL Media/– The Responsible Mica Initiative and the Responsible Minerals Initiative, an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work toward ending the use of child labor and to improve working conditions in mica industry supply chains globally. 

Chevron’s 2019 Fuel Your School Program Celebrates 10 Years, Expanding its Reach and Making Over $5 Million Available for Classroom Supplies in the U.S.

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SAN RAMON, Calif., Oct. 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (NYSE: CVX) today announced the launch of its 2019 Fuel Your School program, celebrating 10 years of supporting K-12 public school teachers and students. This year, more than $5 million will be available during October to help fund classroom projects posted on DonorsChoose.org in 16 U.S. communities, including one with the help of the College Football Playoff Foundation.

Gearing Up for the Future: Acorns and Chevron Announce Collaboration Allowing U.S. Customers To Support Public Schools Through Fuel Purchases

Chevron joins a high-profile roster of Acorns Found Money providers who support financial wellness in America
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Irvine, Calif., October 01, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Acorns, the country’s fastest-growing financial wellness system with 6.2 million users, has announced a new collaboration with Chevron to support local schools. Acorns, whose mission is to promote the financial well-being of the up and coming, is delighted to help bring Chevron’s  #FuelYourSchool program to the national stage digitally. As an Acorns Found Money provider, Chevron currently deposits $0.25 into customers’ Acorns accounts for every $20 of fuel they purchase.

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