Leadership CSR News

Serianni Wins CFO of the Year Award

Press Release

November 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Chuck Serianni has been recognized as CFO of the Year by the Arizona Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI). The CFO of the Year award is given to chief financial officers who have demonstrated outstanding financial management and promote a better understanding of the role of finance in the business world.

The Practice of Purpose Project

Expanding a Brand’s Capacity to Grow with Social Purpose

Despite the growing attention that brands with purpose have received, industry adoption of social benefits is lagging behind other critical transformations such as digital or analytics.  The integration of social benefits in the marketing of brands remains on the periphery of many leaders. 

Mohawk Sustainability VP Bandy Opens Greenbuild Plenary

Press Release

CALHOUN, Ga., November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ —  George Bandy, vice president of sustainability for Mohawk Industries, heralded in the Greenbuild Plenary last week as the special session’s opening speaker. Bandy brought energy and inspiration to the main stage of the Boston Convention & Exposition Center, as he offered words on the compelling and unifying nature of the green building movement and talked about Mohawk’s own strides in sustainability.

Safety Gets Top Billing at De Beers Group

Safety for employees and the communities they come from was the theme for De Beers Group’s Global Safety Day.

All round the Group, people held special sessions where the emphasis was on the need to be vigilant on safety – at work, on the way to and from work and at home. The company takes the view that safety does not stop at the mine gate but extends to its host communities.

CEO Bruce Cleaver told employees in a video message: “The only production we care about is safe production.” He said no diamond was worth a human life. And Stephen Lussier, Executive Vice-President, De Beers Group Consumer and Brand, stressed at a safety session in London that “safety is not someone else’s job”.

Attend: Business of Kindness Regional Forum in Washington, DC


Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Born This Way Foundation, and Deloitte on November 17, for the Business of Kindness Regional Forum. Learn from business leaders, academics, and community partners on why they are championing kindness in the workplace and how you can foster it in yours.

Topics to be discussed include:

Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives at Large-Cap Companies and Smaller Enterprises Subject of Facebook Live Interviews With CEOs, Friday, Nov. 10

Corporate Responsibility Association’s John Howell Talks With Signatories of The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion
Press Release

NEW YORK, November 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – More than 300 CEOs recently signed a pledge to make their companies more welcoming to a diverse workforce. On Friday, these corporate leaders are gathering to share their plans with each other – and with an audience of corporate responsibility professionals via Facebook Live.

Domtar's Evolution Means Increased Viability for Forestry


It's an exciting time to be at Domtar and a member of the forestry community, Domtar Pulp & Paper President Mike Garcia said recently while speaking to a group of landowners and foresters at the South Carolina Forestry Association's annual meeting.

Announcing 2017 Global Pro Bono State of the Practice Benchmarking Survey, Released by PYXERA Global

Press Release

WASHINGTON, November 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Following the closing of Pro Bono Week 2017 (#celebrateprobono), PYXERA Global is pleased to announce the release of the 7th Global Pro Bono State of the Practice Benchmarking Survey, co-authored by Key Client Manager, Husna Ali-Khan and Program Coordinator, Marieka Walsh. The purpose of this survey is to help assess the state of the rapidly evolving Global Pro Bono practice across par

What Does Pro Bono Mean for Leadership Development?

Three takeaways from Taproot's Leadership Convening

At Taproot Foundation’s leadership convening Leading the Way, participants across the corporate, philanthropic, and social sector dug into how to use pro bono as a leadership development strategy. Whether it’s practicing intelligent risk-taking, increasing effective communication, or deepening an organization’s inclusivity, pro bono strengthens leaders and their organizations.

In case you missed the action, here’s a recap of the day’s key takeaways:

1. Leaders are all around us.


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