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Global Citizen and the European Commission Announce Global Goal: Unite for Our Future - the Concert Hosted by Dwayne Johnson on June 27

Global Broadcast Special to Combat the Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Marginalized Communities; Global Citizens Call on World Leaders to Make COVID-19 Tests, Therapeutics and Vaccines Available for Everyone, Everywhere
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  • Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Concert Broadcast Special to Air Saturday, June 27, 2020 Following Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Summit 
  • Hosted by Dwayne Johnson Global Goal: ‘Unite for Our Future—The Concert’ to Include Performances by Shakira, Coldplay, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber and Quavo, J Balvin, Chloe x Halle, Yemi Alade, and Christine and the Queens 
  • Co-Hosted by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen ‘Unite for Our Future—The Concert’ to Include Appearances by Chris Rock, Hugh Jackman, Kerry Washington, Charlize Theron, Forest Whitaker, David Beckham, Derrick Johnson, Salma Hayek Pinault, Billy Porter, Diane Kruger, Antoni Porowski, Ken Jeong, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Olivia Colman and Opal Tometi
  • ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Summit’ to Provide Platform for Governments, Corporate Leaders, and Philanthropists to Make Commitments Toward the Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Tools and Treatments Worldwide 
  • Campaign Supported by Foundation Partners Bloomberg Philanthropies, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome Trust, and Corporate Partners Citi, Procter & Gamble, SAP, Verizon and Vodafone
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  • Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Concert Broadcast Special to Air Saturday, June 27, 2020 Following Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Summit 
  • Hosted by Dwayne Johnson Global Goal: ‘Unite for Our Future—The Concert’ to Include Performances by Shakira, Coldplay, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber and Quavo, J Balvin, Chloe x Halle, Yemi Alade, and Christine and the Queens 
  • Co-Hosted by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen ‘Unite for Our Future—The Concert’ to Include Appearances by Chris Rock, Hugh Jackman, Kerry Washington, Charlize Theron, Forest Whitaker, David Beckham, Derrick Johnson, Salma Hayek Pinault, Billy Porter, Diane Kruger, Antoni Porowski, Ken Jeong, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Olivia Colman and Opal Tometi
  • ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Summit’ to Provide Platform for Governments, Corporate Leaders, and Philanthropists to Make Commitments Toward the Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Tools and Treatments Worldwide 
  • Campaign Supported by Foundation Partners Bloomberg Philanthropies, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome Trust, and Corporate Partners Citi, Procter & Gamble, SAP, Verizon and Vodafone

Register Now: Schneider Electric, VF Corp. and We Mean Business Discuss Sustainability Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

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While the world we live in today looks a lot different than that of 2019, a few things remain the same – the impact of climate change on our resources and the push to meet corporate sustainability goals by stakeholders. However, due to the new drastic changes we’re facing in the world today, companies are now challenged to think differently about how they move the needle for sustainability. Now more than ever is the time to build a more resilient and sustainable future, and companies cannot take their foot off the gas.

Mohawk Group Unveils Plans for DesignFWD Virtual Summit

Event will recreate NeoCon experience with inspirational chats, trend presentations, product demos and more
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CALHOUN, Ga., June 10, 2020 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Group announced today that the commercial flooring manufacturer will be hosting a free three-day digital event aimed to inspire attendees and build off the momentum and excitement of the NeoCon platform. The Design Forward Virtual Summit, styled as DesignFWD, marks Mohawk Group’s first online event of its kind, taking place exclusively through an interactive platform July 15–17.

Webinar: Schneider Electric, VF Corp. and We Mean Business Discuss Sustainability Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

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While the world we live in today looks a lot different than that of 2019, a few things remain the same – the impact of climate change on our resources and the push to meet corporate sustainability goals by stakeholders. However, due to the new drastic changes we’re facing in the world today, companies are now challenged to think differently about how they move the needle for sustainability. Now more than ever is the time to build a more resilient and sustainable future, and companies cannot take their foot off the gas.

LF20: Don't Miss the Biophilic Design Summit + Session Series!

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You're invited to the LF20 Online Summit and Session Series, June 9 & 11, 2020:

Topic: Biophilic Design
 

Watch Land Betterment Corporation's Impact Minute Episode 3

Company discusses the significant movement of ESG principles within the investment process
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Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to release Episode 3 of its Impact Minute video blog.  The impact Minute is a weekly, short video series where members of the Company’s management team discuss entrepreneurship and creating sustainable business that aim to address environmental and social issues.  In this episode, the Company discusses how ESG principles have become a much more important

On Demand Webinar: Stress Testing Your Energy Sourcing Strategy

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Presenters:
Holly Jetter, Director Operations (host)
Shelby Jett, Senior Director, Emerging Markets & Solutions Consulting
Wayne Metcalf, Associate Director, Risk Management
Fatima Sanchez, EMEA Cleantech Operations Manager 

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Presenters:
Holly Jetter, Director Operations (host)
Shelby Jett, Senior Director, Emerging Markets & Solutions Consulting
Wayne Metcalf, Associate Director, Risk Management
Fatima Sanchez, EMEA Cleantech Operations Manager 

UPS Longitudes | More Signs of Improvement for Small Business

Chris Byrne @ UPS
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UPS has completed the seventh week of a study to measure the impact of COVID-19 on small and medium-sized businesses across the United States. This installment went to 400 U.S.-based respondents between May 6 and May 11.

While the coronavirus remains a heavy burden on small businesses, this week’s results indicate that the pandemic’s impact continues to abate.

We observed the lowest point of the downturn four weeks ago, and since then, the survey data has shown consistent signs of improvement.

UPS Longitudes | How to Make E-Commerce More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19

Ann Starodaj @ Optoro
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Online shopping has become an essential way consumers access goods during the coronavirus pandemic. But many retail chains generate up to 75 percent of their revenue from brick-and-mortar stores in non-pandemic times — meaning they’re now looking for other ways to sell and move their inventory.

Boosting the Impact of Social Purpose Leaders

Nonprofit organization GRAVIS receives this year's American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award in recognition of its work in India's Thar Desert
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To continue backing the communities we serve around the world, including the nonprofit leaders who are helping drive positive change, American Express today announced the recipient of the 2020 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award: Prakash Tyagi, executive director of the India-based NGO, GRAVIS. The organization works to expand access to clean water, food, education and healthcare in rural communities in the Thar Desert.

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