NEW YORK, MAY 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ -International advocacy organization Global Citizen announced that the VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World campaign helped mobilize over 26 million COVID-19 vaccine doses and $302 million to the ACT-Accelerator to provide equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, tests, treatments and other medical tools to the world’s most marginalized communities and healthcare workers on the frontlines.
A small pebble dropped into a pond will send out ripples that carry across the stretch of water, bouncing off the opposite shore and sending waves back. “Ripple effect” is something we hear often as a business metaphor. We are focused today on the powerful ripple effect of carbon emissions through the economy, through a company’s global supply chain, and on through the regulatory universe as more governments take up pricing schemes on emissions, and so on.
Melting glaciers, more droughts and wilder weather have increased public awareness that we are all equally responsible for climate change. But are we running out of time? Fortunately, there are a lot of positive developments to point to, including innovation at Essity. By launching the world’s first paper towel recycling service, Tork PaperCircle® (currently available in select EU countries but new markets opening up), the company is living up to its circularity commitment and continues to break barriers for societal well-being.
As Anne Frank wrote in her diary, “hunger is not a problem, it is an obscenity.” This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to author Sharman Apt Russell about her book entitled Within Our Grasp: Childhood Malnutrition Worldwide and the Revolution Taking Place to End It. We look at some of the areas around the globe plagued by hunger, learn how countries like Brazil and Vietnam have made strides in battling childhood malnutrition and examine how health care professionals and food companies are changing the way they try to tackle this obscenity.
Group of Leading Live Music Executives Band Together to Move Company and Industry Towards Net Zero Carbon Emissions Touring Business
LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – AEG Presents, a global leader in live events and entertainment, today announced the formation of Climate Positive Touring, a team of music industry professionals dedicated to moving the live business towards a greener future. Climate Positive Touring (CPT) is comprised of people who work across various business divisions at AEG Presents: Concerts West, Global Touring, International Touring, Marshall Arts, Messina Touring Group, and AEG Global Partnerships.
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fast Company has selected PYXERA Global partner John Deere as the winner of the Corporate Social Responsibility Award for its 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards, in recognition of the Rayuwa project. Launched in partnership with John Deere, PYXERA Global, and smallholder farm families in northern Nigeria, Rayuwa works with community members to unlock their potential to sustain themselves and their communities.
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Event coincided with AEG’s LA Galaxy environmental sustainability initiative, Protect the Pitch
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AEG’s LA Galaxy recently teamed up with TreePeople to plant trees in Watts, Los Angeles in celebration of Earth Month on Thursday, April 29.
Together, LA Galaxy staff and supporters spent the afternoon planting trees alongside LA Galaxy and MLS legend Cobi Jones and team mascot Cozmo. Volunteers planted trees in residential neighborhoods with the design of providing shade for residents and neighbors.
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May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In 2020, the UN Global Compact Network UK’s Black Lives Matter & Business webinar series attracted 3700 registrants and featured contributions from 20 dynamic expert guest speakers. Inspired by the positive feedback from the business community in the UK and beyond, we have launched a second Black Lives Matter & Business series, supported by HSBC.