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Introducing The Ambition Project by American Express

An open letter from the six women of the American Express Executive Committee reflects on the company’s progress, shares new commitments and programs and calls on leaders everywhere to proudly back women’s ambition.
Press Release

February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Over the past two days, the six of us hosted our fourth Global Women’s Conference. Through a variety of fireside chats, workshops and networking events, we united nearly 250 of the company’s top executives around a common goal – to find meaningful ways to continue advocating for women’s advancement.

Beyond this, the conference was a time to celebrate the incredible strides women and men have made together at American Express.

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.

International Paper Addresses Period Poverty in Video Submitted to Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 7, 2020, /3BL Media/ – International Paper’s new video “Fighting Period Poverty in Our Own Backyards” has been entered in the 2020 Corporate Citizenship Film Festival, hosted by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.

Transparency That Drives Impact – Where Next for GRI

CalSTRS CEO Jack Ehnes at the GRI Reporters’ Summit in Arizona
Press Release

GRI continues to deliver the most effective global sustainability standards, while it is focused on doing even more to support companies to provide high quality, accessible and impactful reporting.  

That was a key message from Jack Ehnes – Vice Chair of the GRI Board, and CEO of CalSTRS (California State Teachers’ Retirement System) – as he addressed the GRI Reporters’ Summit in Arizona, USA, yesterday.

Activated and Engaged: How to Grow and Retain Your Workforce by Sharing Purpose

Learn how to effectively leverage your company’s ESG and sustainability communications to activate, attract and engage talent with the latest e-book from 3BL Media
Newsletter

Coming off another year when job growth outpaced national unemployment totals, companies looking to recruit top talent have never been under more pressure to differentiate themselves.

So how can a business stand out in today’s tight labor market?

Today’s employees expect more from their employers than a paycheck—they want to work for organizations that have a purpose beyond profit.

UPS Tired of Waiting for Electric Vehicles, Decides to Make Its Own

by Tina Casey
Article

Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the new partnership is Arrival’s unique manufacturing model.

Instead of relying on large, centralized factories, the company plans to establish a number of “micro-factories.”

Depending on where and how the new factories are sited, the arrangement could provide UPS with an opportunity to bring new jobs into communities that need them, rather than encouraging workers to uproot and follow jobs to remote locations.

Free Webinar - Evaluating Systems Change Efforts: Where to Start

Press Release

February 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Evaluating the impact of long-term systems change work is complex: there is no one-stop primer or comprehensive resource.

How do you start to evaluate systems change work? What do you need to think about when gauging your progress and the initiative’s intended effects, influence, and impact?

Andrew Winston: Sustainability in 2020

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In optometry 2020 means normal visual acuity. But what will 2020 mean for the rest of us in the coming year? What sustainability trends might take flight as we close out the second decade of the new millennium? This week on Sea Change Radio, we take a glimpse into the future with author, speaker and corporate sustainability consultant, Andrew Winston. We discuss the need for decreased consumerism in the fashion industry, the coming boom in water technology, and how the specter of the November election looms over it all.

National Nonprofit Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2020 National Conference in Memphis

Iconic Community Improvement Organization Gathers Hundreds of State and Local Community Leaders for Week of Education, Inspiration, and Motivation
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s largest community improvement nonprofit organization, will host its annual Keep America Beautiful National Conference on Feb. 12-14, 2020 at The Peabody Memphis Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee.

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

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