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Last Call! Submit Your 2020 3BL Forum Speaker Proposal by Friday, Feb. 14

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An impactful conversation starts when people come together to share their unique ideas and insights with one another—that’s why speakers are so integral to the 3BL Forum experience.

By convening corporate executives, ESG professionals, thought leaders and more, 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands® – Business Elects to Lead brings together leading voices from a variety of industries to address “the why” and “the how” behind major environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges.

Dow Inc. CEO Jim Fitterling: Esg, Sustainability a Big Area of Interest

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Dow Inc. CEO Jim Fitterling discusses how his company has been impacted by the U.S.-China trade war and what a phase one trade deal means for the company with CNBC’s Sara Eisen at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Watch the video here

Corporate Giving By The Numbers

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Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP), a coalition of more than 200 of the world’s largest companies, recently released its annual survey of corporate philanthropy and employee engagement in 2018 (Giving in Numbers). This year, 250 multi-billion-dollar companies with aggregate revenues of more than $7.9 trillion participated in the survey.  

Points of Light Welcomes Three New Leaders to Board of Directors

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ATLANTA, January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light is pleased to announce the addition of three leaders to its board of directors. Each individual shares Points of Light’s vision of creating healthy communities in vibrant, participatory societies, and provides a complement to the current board.

The newly appointed members of the Points of Light board of directors are:

New Swiss Data Center Label to Decarbonize Nationwide Digital Infrastructure

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In this press release

  • Today at the WEF Annual Meeting, an alliance of academia and industry announced the Swiss Data Center Efficiency Label to decarbonize data centers and significantly reduce their energy consumption
  • Supported by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy through the program SwissEnergy, the alliance aims to drive adoption across and beyond Switzerland
  • Ten pilot users of the label achieved energy savings of up to 70 percent, with five of the pilot users employing 100 percent carbon-neutral energy sources
Press Release

In this press release

  • Today at the WEF Annual Meeting, an alliance of academia and industry announced the Swiss Data Center Efficiency Label to decarbonize data centers and significantly reduce their energy consumption
  • Supported by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy through the program SwissEnergy, the alliance aims to drive adoption across and beyond Switzerland
  • Ten pilot users of the label achieved energy savings of up to 70 percent, with five of the pilot users employing 100 percent carbon-neutral energy sources

Marc Pritchard Welcomes #WEF20 Delegation to DAVOS

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This year at World Economic Forum we’re calling for global collaboration and coordinated actions to make positive change for good. Our Chief Brand Officer and head of the P&G delegation at Davos, Marc S. Pritchard, shared his message for what he hopes team P&G will accomplish throughout the week. 

General Motors Appoints Dane Parker as Chief Sustainability Officer

New position created to accelerate company’s plans for a zero emissions future
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DETROIT, January 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ — General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) announced it has appointed Dane Parker as the company’s chief sustainability officer, effective Feb. 1, 2020.

Parker, currently vice president of sustainable workplaces, expands his current role with the newly-created position as chief sustainability officer. In this role, he will lead a company-wide sustainability strategy, including integration of the company’s goal to reach a zero emissions future.

Fifth Annual Women Transforming Technology Conference -- Registration Now Open

Conference theme, “We Rise,” will focus on how women rise individually and collectively
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PALO ALTO, Calif., January 13, 2020 / 3BL Media/ -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) today announced that registration is open for the fifth annual Women Transforming Technology (WT2) Conference. Taking place on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, this exceptional event is designed to continue the important conversation on championing and advancing women across the tech industry. It will host attendees spanning high-school and college students to executives from the tech industry, academia and nonprofit organizations. 

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends to Follow in 2020

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2019 was a pivotal year in Corporate Social Responsibility as the concepts of corporate responsibility and sustainability received significant media attention, and the trends that I identified last year at this time (better dialogue, more learning, more disaster prevention, greater equity and the growing importance of Generation Z-ers) remained timely and relevant. Still, 2020 promises to bring more challenges and opportunities to the field, and leaders should pay attention to these developing global trends in Corporate Social Responsibility:

CECP Launches 2019 Industry-Defining Giving in Numbers Survey

Unrivaled inquiry into corporate social investment practices goes live, continuing to serve as go-to guide for corporate citizenship professionals
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NEW YORK, January 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP), the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, is celebrating the launch of the 15th annual Giving in Numbers Survey, in partnership with hundreds of the world’s leading companies. The survey is open to companies with revenues of US $2 billion or more, including companies not yet affiliated with CECP. 

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