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The State of Corporate Responsibility in South Florida: First Impressions

by Alia Mahmoud
Blog

Miami is beginning to shed its reputation as just a beach town, and is making its mark as a city with a burgeoning art scene, and a growing startup landscape. Yet, I find what is still often overlooked is the sheer quantity of companies that are based in Miami, many of which use the city as a gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean. And with such a unique corporate ecosystem, it is inevitable that corporate responsibility (CR) plays a role locally and abroad.

The Private Sector Is Crucial for Building a Diverse Workforce for the Future

by CECP: The CEO Force for Good
Blog

The challenge of diversifying the tech workforce is confronting companies across sectors as more jobs are requiring computational thinking and digital fluency. Simultaneously, the demographics of the United States are changing rapidly, and companies are challenged with ensuring that the talent pipeline reflects those dynamic shifts. Developing a robust and diverse technical workforce in the United States is becoming a national priority as a result of the emerging technologies and their impact on industries.

Without a Crystal Ball, Companies Need to Reset to Anticipate the Next Viral Video Crisis

by Leon Kaye, Executive Editor, TriplePundit
Article

Surely you have seen the videos over the past few years. During the spring of 2017, United Airlines’ reputation was battered after smartphone videos caught a passenger being roughed up after he was adamant that he would not give up his seat to accommodate another passenger.

CR Leads from Aflac and Tupperware to Emcee at 3BL Forum

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ANNOUNCING EMCEES FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
Catherine Hernandez-Blades, Senior Vice President; Chief Brand and Communications Officer, Aflac, and Mark Shamley, Vice President, Global Social Impact, Tupperware, lead corporate responsibility at two mission-driven Fortune 1000 brands.

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​​​​​​Join us at the Forum as Catherine and Mark guide us through the day, sharing their expertise and insights along the way. 

Stand-Off in Refusal of Salesforce Grant for Immigration Relief

by John Howell, Editorial Director, 3BL Media
Blog

Under the leadership of Marc Benioff, Salesforce has been viewed as one of the more progressive tech companies in a sector now widely criticized for its disengagement from social concerns.

VIDEO | Mark Your Calendar for 3BL Forum October 23-25

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3BL Forum | Brands Taking Stands™

On October 23-25, 2018, 3BL Forum will once again convene a diverse group of business, policy and NGO leaders to share insights, advance best practices and workshop forward-thinking solutions to the most pressing sustainability challenges of our time.

Business 2018: Values Matter, More Than Ever

by John Howell, Editorial Director, 3BL Media
Blog

The intersection of business and values has been the site of several collisions lately—some accidental, some accidents waiting to happen.
 
While the subjects in question have varied from CEO activism and governance to issues of ethics and data privacy, the end point is the same: In business 2018, values matter, more than ever. No company looking to its future viability can afford to avoid making choices—and statements—about what it stands for while avoiding pitfalls and misguided actions.

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