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Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms to Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis

Press Release

Hilton (NYSE:HLT) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.

Beginning next week, Hilton and American Express will make rooms available without charge to doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families through the end of May.

American Express Is Matching Donations to Feeding America up to $1M to Feed Communities Impacted by COVID-19 when Card Members Use Membership Rewards® Points Toward Their Donations

New Program is Part of Company’s $5 Million Commitment to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts
Press Release

NEW YORK, March 24, 2020 /3BL Media/  American Express is continuing its support of organizations combatting COVID-19 with the launch of a donation matching program to help feed local communities impacted in the U.S. When U.S.

The CR and Sustainability Salary Survey 2020

by Grace Coleman
Article

On March 17th, Acre, Carnstone and Flag launched The CR and Sustainability Salary Survey 2020. The growing areas of corporate responsibility and sustainability have always been difficult to define, and the survey’s purpose is to provide a clearer view of how corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals fit into the modern business landscape.

CLP Steps Up Decarbonisation Efforts for Climate Vision 2050

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To accelerate efforts to address climate change, the CLP Group has strengthened its decarbonisation actions to fulfil its Climate Vision 2050 and made climate-related disclosures more transparent in its latest Sustainability Report.

The Case for the Social Board (and How to Build One)

An ‘ideas menu’ for connecting the board of directors with society
Article

For many company boards, tackling the unmet needs of society is an aspiration that can be delegated to Corporate Social Responsibility teams. They see government as primarily responsible for addressing challenges such as climate change and mental illness, leaving boards to focus on shareholder value. The main argument in this paper is that the relationship between business and society has reached a point where the voice of society needs to be introduced explicitly as a stakeholder in the boardroom.

Ambition Is Not a Simple Thing – a Conversation With The New York Women’s Foundation’s Ana Oliveira

Blog

On March 8th, individuals around the world – of all genders – will come together to celebrate International Women’s Day. Since the first gathering, held over a century ago, leaders have made great progress in driving gender equality. But, we still have work to do to continue advocating for women’s advancement around the world.

UPS Longitudes | Rethinking Supplier Diversity

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This Longitudes blog post is an abridged Q&A with Kris Oswold, Director of Supplier Diversity at UPS and was originally featured in Business Equality Pride (BEQPride) magazine. The Business Equality Network (BEQ) is a group of strategic media, consulting, research and business accelerators committed to reaching and empowering LGBTQ, women, minority and other underrepresented, underserved and underutilized business communities.

BEQ Pride: If you could change one thing about how corporations manage their supplier diversity programs, what would it be?

UPS Longitudes | 5 Strategies for Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Pooja Jain Link and Julia Taylor Kennedy @ CTI | Trudy Bourgeois @ The Center for Workforce Excellence
Article

Women of color are entering the workforce in greater numbers than ever before, bringing education, ambition, and diverse ideas and experiences with them. As a result, they offer corporations a potent force of insight and innovation that will be increasingly needed to meet the needs of a diverse customer base.

General Motors Named One of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute

Recognition honors companies that take the long view with a purpose-based strategy and strive to create positive change throughout their global communities
Press Release

DETROIT, February 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Motors has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

GM is one of only four honorees in the automotive industry and the only automotive original equipment manufacturer. In 2020, 132 honorees were recognized spanning 21 countries and 51 industries.

Keysight Survey Shows That Security Professionals Are Overconfident in the Effectiveness of Their Security Tools

Security operations teams face challenges in understanding how their security tools work leading to data breaches, vulnerabilities and wasted time and money
Press Release

SANTA ROSA, Calif., February 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Keysight Technologies, Inc.

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