COVID-19

Acre & John Elkington | Building Back Better: From Sustainability To The 'Regenerative Economy' Webinar

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As the world peeks beyond the COVID-19 crisis and Joe Biden’s administration takes up residence in Washington, D.C., humankind faces an existential challenge:

How do we reignite the global economy while prioritizing infrastructure investments that slow the march of climate change?

Caring for Communities in the Time of COVID

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Throughout COVID-19, PNC has doubled down on its efforts to support employees, customers, and communities. To talk about the company’s rapid, human-centric response to the pandemic, we welcomed back to the show Sally McCrady, President and Chair of the PNC Foundation and Director of PNC Community Affairs.

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How Intel Employees Volunteered Their Data Science Expertise To Help Costa Rica Save Lives During the Pandemic

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What do you do when a terrifying pandemic that has shaken the globe threatens to overwhelm your country? For Intel employees in Costa Rica, the answer was to offer their problem-solving expertise—and over 1,000 hours of highly technical work—helping the government develop an effective response plan.

Dignity Health's Southwest Division Partners with the LA Galaxy and Dignity Health Sports Park to Provide COVID-19 Vaccinations to the Underserved Communities of Los Angeles

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Dignity Health, the LA Galaxy and Dignity Health Sports Park have joined efforts to accelerate the process of vaccinating vulnerable and underserved populations in Los Angeles that don’t normally have consistent access to healthcare. 

Report: COVID-19 Market Analysis For Sustainability & Safety Professionals

We explore the impact of COVID-19 on the Safety, Sustainability, ESG & Energy professions
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In the midst of the pandemic, society is evolving and adapting at an exponential pace.

As recruitment and talent development specialists, we feel uniquely placed to provide insight into the direction that our core markets are taking as we work our way through this changing environment. It is our hope that Acre’s Rising Sun series will provide an informative platform to drive purpose-driven agendas forward and to support sustainability and EHS professionals to acclimatize. 

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Breaking Down Barriers, Advancing Health Equity

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Waking up each day with good health is something people no longer take for granted. But, the reality is, there are vast disparities in who has good health, and who doesn’t.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Germany Colleague Joins the COVID-19 Fight

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit Munich, Germany, people from all over the world gathered at the Theresienwiese for the world famous Oktoberfest. Today, the massive tent for the crowds is there for another purpose – COVID testing. And that is where BMS Germany’s Florian Gilg, medical advisor, Oncology, has been volunteering his services as a physician since late last summer.

How Has History Shaped the Black Community's View of Vaccines?

“There's a difference between being hesitant and being an anti-vaxxer.”
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Why Global Citizens Should Care
 
Vaccine hesitancy among the Black community is connected not only to racism in the health care system seen today, but steeped in historical discrimination and exploitation Without addressing this, the world will not successfully achieve the United Nations’ Global Goal 3 on good health and well-being for all. Join Global Citizen and take action on this issue and others here.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care
 
Vaccine hesitancy among the Black community is connected not only to racism in the health care system seen today, but steeped in historical discrimination and exploitation Without addressing this, the world will not successfully achieve the United Nations’ Global Goal 3 on good health and well-being for all. Join Global Citizen and take action on this issue and others here.

VolunteerMatch Gifting Free Membership, Inviting America's 1.5 Million Nonprofits to Join the Movement in Our Nation's Recovery From COVID-19

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OAKLAND, Calif., February 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ – VolunteerMatch, the largest nonprofit network on the web connecting volunteers with opportunities to give back, today announced a gift of free membership for a year to nonprofits with operating budgets of less than $1 million.

NYC Asian Communities Hit Earlier and Harder by COVID-19

A New Analysis of Mastercard Data Finds Uneven Spending Declines in Communities Across the City
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It was just one year ago when we first heard of a new coronavirus in Wuhan, China, that was threatening to turn into a pandemic. Just months later it had spread to nearly every corner of the globe, leaving death and economic hardship in its wake.

As we know now, the hardship was not equally shared. Black and Latino communities were disproportionately affected—both by illness and loss of employment.

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