Opportunities to join governance of the leading sustainability standards setter
March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A global search is underway to strengthen GRI’s representation of different organizations and interests, across sectors and geographic boundaries, through an open call for new members to join its governance bodies.
GRI is the world’s leading sustainability reporting framework – and the only with multi-stakeholder working at the core of its governance and standard setting. Four of GRI’s decision making and advisory bodies are seeking applications from individuals of high integrity with relevant experience.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ALXN), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients and families affected by rare diseases through the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing medicines, releases its inaugural corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, Brighter Futures.
If ever there was a time to reboot purpose, it’s now
It’s been a weird time since Goodness Matters, our annual client conference. We’ve gone from an air of inspiration and celebration to one of shock and uncertainty, as COVID-19 has reached pandemic levels.
But one thing has not changed. At Goodness Matters, we told the over 400 passionate CSR leaders in attendance that they are the most important people in their companies right now. And we believe that’s more true today than it’s ever been.
How You Can Make a Difference While Keeping Your Distance
A month ago, I didn’t know what ‘social distancing’ was. Now, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s become a fact of life that we need to stay six feet away from each other to avoid spreading germs. If you, like so many others across the country, have moved yourself and your workforce entirely remote to accommodate this new way of working, you’re likely also looking for virtual ways to help in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
By now, you’ve probably received at least a hundred emails from the companies you do business with outlining the measures they are taking to maintain business during this time, and the precautions they are implementing to help stem the spread of COVID-19. Open and transparent communication is absolutely essential at a time like this, and we have done the same…
And we want to convey a different message as well.
This week on Pro Bono Perspectives, host Danielle Holly welcomes to the show Cecily Joseph, a CSR powerhouse with a rich career across the private and social sectors. Cecily is Chair of the Board of Directors at Net Impact and was formerly Vice President of Corporate Responsibility at Symantec and the head of its foundation. At Symantec, Cecily oversaw ESG program development and implemented initiatives focused on bringing underrepresented groups - including women and people of color - into the technology sector.
Comerica Michigan colleagues celebrated and honored International Women’s Day with an array of discussions during panels and workshops focused on diversity, inclusion, leadership, mentoring and professional development.
The event, led by the Michigan Women’s Forum, featured a speech from Detroit Branch NAACP Executive Director Kamilia Landrum. Her passionate narrative emphasized, “When we invest in women, we invest in the world and the world we all dreamed.”
On March 8, #InternationalWomensDay, and throughout the month of March, Americans will celebrate the many achievements of women throughout history in art, athletics, business, government, philanthropy, humanities, science, and education. Women have contributed a lot to society, and we have made great strides in reducing the gender equity gap. However, we still have some barriers to overcome to ensure equal economic opportunities, educational equity, women’s health, and an end to gender-based violence.
Secure your spot at Kindred 2020 – the event for sustainable, purpose-led business transformation — before ticket prices increase this Saturday, March 7.
March 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CSR is the new buzzword in business and yes, we’re all on board. But the landscape is rapidly evolving — are your efforts keeping up? And when we dig a little deeper, the real questions become apparent: Is your CSR strategy evolving as quickly as it needs to be? Can your company remain competitive amidst younger audiences?
As CSR champions who are already pioneering the purpose journey in our individual companies, it’s important to make certain that our strategy resonates.