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Arrow Electronics Earns Sustainability Award from MetLife

Arrow Electronics awarded for presenting unique, innovative and impactful opportunities to strengthen and support MetLife’s overall sustainability program
Press Release

CENTENNIAL, Colo., January 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics received the 2018 Sustainability Collaborative Opportunity Award from MetLife during the insurer’s recent supplier forum. The award goes to a supplier who has presented unique, innovative and impactful opportunities to strengthen and support MetLife’s overall sustainability program.  

Giving Smallholder Farms the Help They Need, with Fertilizer as Capital

by Amy Brown
Article

Food insecurity is among India’s greatest development challenges. Though India has made rapid strides in improving its rates of undernourishment and malnutrition, it is still home to the highest number of hungry people in the world—194 million people (more than 15 percent of India’s population), according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s 2018 report, The State of Food Insecurity in the World, and shares a quarter of the global hunger burden.

“Matter to a Million” Global Giving Partnership Celebrates Five Years, $21M in Loans

by Megan Amrich
Article

Imagine turning a $25 loan into more than $21 million, impacting more than 1 million people globally, in just five years. No, this isn’t the latest Shark Tank pitch. It is the outcome of Hewlett Packard Company’s Matter to a Million employee-engagement program.

Stock Market Reactions to Long-Term Plans Measured for First Time

Quantifies market reaction in returns, volume of trades; Higher-quality long-term plans, larger reaction
Press Release

NEW YORK, November 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Institutional investors act when they hear how companies will create value over the long-term.

Passion vs. Purpose in Leadership: Which Do You Need Most?

Blog

“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” Oprah Winfrey

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, and to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

Special Food Distribution Held for Families in Need

New Technology Funding to Be Announced at Thanksgiving Distribution Thanks to Technology Investment Made by Alliance Data
Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., November 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – On Tues., Nov. 20 Roadrunner Food Bank will hold a special holiday mobile food pantry distribution to provide food to low-income families and their children right before the Thanksgiving.  The distribution will take place at the Cesar Chavez Community Center located at 7505 Kathryn Ave SE starting at 3 pm.

Aligning Reporting on Water: New Linkage Document for CDP and GRI

Article

GRI and CDP share an ambition: to drive corporate sustainability reporting and use of data to inform decision-making. Both organizations want to catalyze action towards creating social, environmental and economic benefits for everyone – and work collaboratively towards this goal.

Finance Sector Discovers Social Purpose

by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
Blog

We may be heading into the cold, dark days of winter, but my inbox has been glowing red-hot with a blast of news about sustainable finance. Updates are coming from every area of the category, from giant global entities to funds offering niche investment products, and services aimed at millennials and women. The volume and the variety of this news demonstrate that ESG-driven metrics are now becoming widely accepted as material factors in mainstream investment decision-making.

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