As the world continues to respond to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Caspar Herzberg, CEO of Schneider Electric for the Middle East & Africa, says that the best response to the crisis is to stay calm, make efforts to understand the situation, and playout and prepare for different scenarios.
Teresa White, President AFLAC US, and the AFLAC Field General for Coronavirus, talked about how a corporation can lead through these tough times. And as background, Aflac is an example as an exceptionally well-run enterprise: 18 years as Most Admired Company; 14 consecutive years as Most Ethical Companies; Top 10 Green company; 50 Best Companies for Diversity; 20 consecutive years as Best Companies to Work for in America. Teresa shared, "Culture is where people get it wrong. You can't start a culture in a crisis. Make sure that you are treating your employees right.
The question on all of our minds of course, is: What’s next?
At Benevity, we continue to see firsthand what companies and their people can do. Since March 1st, hundreds of our clients, their employees and customers have given $640 million in donations and grants, with daily donation volume through our platform increasing by a whopping 134 percent through the month of April. They’ve run hundreds of volunteering campaigns, issued grants, donated products, matched donations and engaged employees in countless acts of goodness.
by: Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman & CEO at Schneider Electric
Our world is facing an unexpected ordeal. As we all grapple with how we can collectively beat COVID-19, I reflect on what has changed in our world, how our perceptions and interactions are being shaped in this new reality. This unique time in history reminds us of the true fundamentals of human life.
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions around the world, few groups have been as negatively impacted as women. FSG's latest blog outlines seven key issues disproportionately affecting women and girls, and provides guidance for how individuals and organizations can minimize gender inequities exacerbated by the pandemic.
Taproot Foundation shares best practices for delivering high-impact pro virtual pro bono
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the work of nonprofits on a massive scale; many are now facing uncertainty about the future, financial instability, and an inability to serve their primary beneficiaries (a group whose needs have likely increased). Service programs must adapt in order to reach and support them. Throughout this crisis we’ve been working alongside our corporate partners to translate their in-person pro bono programs into sustainable virtual programs that can reach nonprofits in this moment.
Right now, sustainably minded business is good business. The global coronavirus pandemic has jeopardized the health of our communities, impeded our ability to support local business — causing a historical spike in unemployment — and prevented us from connecting with friends and families.
In damaging the wellbeing of communities around the world, coronavirus has also hurt the wellbeing of small business stakeholders. So, if we want the economy to thrive in this new world, we need to do well by our neighbors.
HONG KONG, April 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the world grapples with the worst global public health emergency in recent memory, more than 100 scientists and conservation leaders from 25 countries are calling on governments across the globe to address high-risk wildlife trade to reduce the chance of another outbreak.
More than 600 purpose-driven brands already using Benevity to drive positive business and social impact
CALGARY, Alberta, April 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced the Benevity app was selected as a finalist in the App category of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards.