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Environmental Justice | New York City

by Jeremy Bloom
Blog

The issue: Grid empowerment. Local power means people power

When the Powers that Be are looking to site a pollution-spewing power plant, or a methane-leaking pipeline, or a diesel-fume-spewing transportation depot, they inevitably dump it on those without power – impoverished and minority communities. But when they’re looking to make empowering clean energy investments like solar or geothermal, they inevitably go the opposite way, helping out those who already have much and ignoring those who need it the most.

Morehouse School of Medicine Receives $1.1 Million Grant from Truist Foundation

Funds will address surging demand for telehealth during and after the pandemic
Press Release

ATLANTA, February 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) today announced it has received a $1.1 million grant from Truist Foundation to expand the institution’s telehealth services that experienced a 700 percent increase in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Black Leadership Spotlight: Elizabeth Frederick, Avenues for Justice

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In celebration of Black History Month, Common Impact is spotlighting remarkable Black nonprofit leaders and their many contributions to creating more positive, healthy, and equitable communities.

Black & Veatch Rapid Modular Health System Selected as Edison Award Finalist for Efforts to Fight COVID-19

Quickly deployable, highly scalable units developed to provide safe, comfortable sites for coronavirus screening, testing and vaccinations
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, February 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As an innovator in the global fight against the coronavirus, Black & Veatch proudly announces that its Rapid Modular Health System (RaMHS) – a quickly deployable, scalable and comfortable enclosure designed for COVID-19 testing and vaccinations – has been named a finalist for the Edison Award for pandemic-related solutions.

Tooling Up For The Post-Pandemic Era

By Ron Nersesian, Chairman and CEO of Keysight Technologies
Article

Disruptions resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic have been broad and substantial, but the responses to those challenges have also been promising. In particular, the technologies that have been deployed to accommodate the need for personal distancing may also provide a guide to managing life and work in the post-pandemic era.

Xylem Employees Made Their Mark in 2020

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Despite an unprecedented pandemic that has brought many unexpected challenges, Xylem employees’ continued to donate their volunteer hours, donation dollars and passion for solving water to Xylem Watermark, the company’s corporate social responsibility program. Throughout 2020, Xylem Watermark was able to reach more people than ever through funding, education programs and awareness efforts. In the face of the pandemic, Xylem also directly supported COVID-19 relief through volunteerism, matching employee and business partner donations and providing community grants.

A Road to Sustainable Recovery for Canadian Businesses Based on the UN Global Compact's Ten Principles.

Press Release

TORONTO, February 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC) has launched the Principles-Based Sustainable Recovery for Canadian Businesses guide, recognizing the importance of #UnitingBusiness in light of disruptions caused by COVID-19, by structuring a sustainable path to recovery for the Canadian private sector. 

Innovation and Employee Wellbeing Ground Stanley Black & Decker's COVID-19 Efforts

By Lindsay Cates | Associate Manager, Communications and Strategy, US Chamber of Commerce
Blog

Stanley Black & Decker is in the business of creating products that people use every day to update their homes and fix their cars. Their infrastructure systems deliver the roads and bridges people drive on, and their security technologies protect the places where we live and work.  

Aflac President Talks Leading The Georgia-Based Company Through The COVID-19 Pandemic

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By Grace Walker

On Monday’s program, host Rose Scott continued the conversation with President Teresa White about leading the Georgia-based insurance company during the pandemic and corporate responsibility in responding to social justice issues.

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JetBlue Foundation Provides Emergency Grants to 12 STEM Organizations Severely Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Focused on addressing economic, gender and racial disparities and increasing diversity in STEM and aviation, the JetBlue Foundation issues rapid response grants to help STEM education programs continue to soar
Press Release

NEW YORK, February 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced a round of rapid response grants from the JetBlue Foundation. The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected funding for non-profits and education programs. To help with immediate needs, the JetBlue Foundation issued a round of emergency grants to 12 aviation and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education grantees and partners in need of financial support to continue their critical work reaching students and communities traditionally underrepresented in these fields.

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