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Forward-Thinking Women Show What It Takes to Be a Leader at Chicago Bacardi Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Event

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The second annual Bacardi Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Series started out strong in Chicago earlier this month. A diverse crowd of attendees—from all walks of the hospitality trade and bar community— were treated to inspiring stories, engaging workshops, networking opportunities and in-depth discussions. Spirit Forward was created by the Bacardi Women in Leadership initiative, in partnership with PUNCH, to champion the outstanding individuals that make up the hospitality community, and to elevate them to their highest potential.

Connie Lindsey Named a Chicago’s Top Black Woman of Impact 2019

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In honor of Black History Month, we asked some of Chicago’s top black women leaders about the women who have impacted their lives the most.

Connie L. Lindsey, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Northern Trust

What female trailblazer has had the biggest impact on your career or upbringing and why?

Video: 3 Years of Urban Greening with Timberland

Timberland has greened over 130,000 sq/ft of urban space and isn't stopping there
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Green spaces in urban communities help improve individual wellbeing and strengthen communities. 

In 2015, Timberland made a commitment to create or restore green space in urban areas. This year took our urban greening to New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. More than 260 people volunteered and planted 37 trees, 800 shrubs, and 400 seeds to transform underutilized space into 15,000 square feet of community green space.  

Urban Greening with Timberland: 3rd Year, 3 Cities

With support from Journey's and the Student Conservation Association, Timberland takes greening commitment to LA, NYC and Chicago
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It’s been 3 years since we launched our five-year Urban Greening commitment. Throughout the years, we’ve learned many valuable lessons, like how to plant a tree without getting your Timbs dirty (just kidding, they always get dirty), how to move two thousand bricks via human chain and most importantly, that we have the potential to do more. So, this year, we set out to green not just one city, but three.

Treasurer Summer, City of Chicago to Speak at #RBSNY Next March 18-19

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A leading US Treasurer, Kurt Summers, City of Chicago will share the stage with the Mayors of Hoboken and New Bedford to discuss the role of cities in the fight against climate change. Treasurer Summers runs 100% of Chicago’s corporate investments through an ESG filter and will be providing valuable insight on how to deliver the city of the future.

Treasurer of the City of Chicago to Share the Stage With Leading Mayor’s in North America at Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit New York 2019

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January 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - A leading US Treasurer, Kurt Summers, City of Chicago will share the stage with the Mayors of Hoboken and New Bedford to discuss the role of cities in the fight against climate change. Treasurer Summers runs 100% of Chicago’s corporate investments through an ESG filter and will be providing valuable insight on how to deliver the city of the future.

Timberland, Journeys, and the Student Conservation Association Leave Green Footprint in Chicago

Volunteers install new pocket park and restore a growing garden for seniors in Blue Island neighborhood
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Timberland recently convened a team of volunteers in Chicago to take another step toward fulfilling the brand’s five-year, five-city commitment to double its footprint with urban green spaces by 2021. More than 65 volunteers from Timberland, Journeys, the Student Conservation Association and the local community gathered in the Blue Island neighborhood of Chicago to transform an overgrown triangular lot into a community park and restore a growing garden for residents of a nearby senior center.

"What Were You Meant to Be?" Andrew Hoffman Challenges Students at Loyola Convocation

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On August 24, 2018, Andrew J. Hoffman, the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan, delivered the Convocation Address at Loyola University Chicago to 3,250 students and 250 faculty members.

Fox Partners With CineCares Foundation to Mentor Chicago Youth in Film and TV Production

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As production began on the upcoming fifth season of “Empire,” FOX’s Golden Globe-nominated drama series following the Lyon family’s exploits in the hip-hop industry, the show welcomed some new additions to its crew behind the scenes. A group of interns from the CineCares Foundation, a Chicago nonprofit providing education initiatives, joined colleagues in the Props, Wardrobe, Electric, Construction and other departments for the first 12 weeks of the shoot.

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