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Pro Bono Perspectives S3E19: Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP

Ushering in a New Era of CSR with Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP
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Corporate mandates have changed. Customers, employees, and even investors are increasingly pushing companies to move from shareholder to stakeholder capitalism. What does this look like across companies and sectors? Are companies moving fast enough when it comes to making good on their commitments to social change? Carolyn Berkowitz, President & CEO of the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), shares her insights, plus the importance of diversity and inclusion within CSR departments.

How Electrified, Equitable Mobility Can Transform US Cities

By Phil Jonat via GreenBiz
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The transportation sector drives nearly a quarter of carbon emissions globally, so there is a clear need to decarbonize transportation. Electric vehicles (EVs) are a leading choice. While next-generation electric cars and long-haul trucks have generated considerable fanfare, electric transit buses far outnumber electric trucks and are a largely overlooked — but more accessible — option. 

Texas Diversity Council to Kick Off Legal Diversity Summit, Recognizing Top Women Lawyers & General Counsel

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HOUSTON, Texas, August 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Texas Diversity Council (NDC) will kick off its Legal Diversity Summit, “Raising the Bar: Legal Diversity in Action,” announcing the 2021 Top Women Lawyers and General Counsel on Tuesday, Sept. 28 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. virtually via Zoom. The event will recognize and celebrate a distinctive list of female lawyers who impact the legal industry and mold the future of the legal system with their insight and leadership.

2021 National Latino Leaders to Be Honored at the 6th Annual National Latino Leadership Conference

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MIAMI, August 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Council for Latino Workplace Equity (CLWE), an initiative under the National Diversity Council, will host the Sixth Annual National Latino Leadership Conference from September 14th-September 15th via Whova/Zoom. This year’s theme is "The Rise, Power, and Influence of Latino Leaders".

Ecocentricity Blog: Eyes Ahead

By: John A. Lanier
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More and more, people are becoming aware of the value that diversity brings. We need ALL voices at the table, because we ALL have a role to play in healing the earth and in becoming a more just species.

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More and more, people are becoming aware of the value that diversity brings. We need ALL voices at the table, because we ALL have a role to play in healing the earth and in becoming a more just species.

A Place for All to Thrive: Booz Allen Receives Two Top Recognitions for Disability Inclusion Practices

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This month—which marks the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act—Booz Allen received two prestigious recognitions for its disability inclusion efforts: it was named CAREERS & the disABLED magazine’s 2021 Private Sector Employer of the Year and earned a 100% score on the Disability Equality Index® (DEI) for the

From Inspiring to Imperative: Celebrating Women in STEM

As we've grown, so have our efforts to recruit, support, and celebrate women in science, healthcare, engineering and beyond.
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Growing up as a young Black girl with a life-threatening illness, Bre Jacobs found herself in a revolving door of doctors’ offices — but none of the healthcare professionals ever looked like her. To understand her condition, reduce the stress on her family, and take control of her own health, Bre dove into medical journals. That activity sparked a passion for scientific knowledge that drives Bre to this day. Now a Medtronic Senior Research Program Manager, Bre still can’t help but wonder: "Where would I be if, earlier on, I had met someone like me in this field?

Becoming a Climate Funder: How Philanthropists Can Take Action on Climate and Justice

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Last month was the warmest June on record in North America, according to the Copernicus Climate Change Service. In fact, much of the world was unnaturally warm: Europe had its second-warmest June ever, and temperatures were above average in Northwestern and Southern Africa, across parts of the Middle East, and in China and much of Southeast Asia.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E14: Dr. Rahsaan Harris, Citizens Committee for New York City (CitizensNYC)

Dr. Rahsaan Harris, Citizens Committee for New York City
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Join us for a conversation with Dr. Rahsaan Harris, CEO of Citizens Committee for NYC (CitizensNYC), a micro-funding organization that provides support to community leaders on the front lines of change in their own neighborhoods. Hear what it was like for Rahsaan to assume his position as CEO in March 2020 right as New York went into lockdown, how he drove meaningful change during the pandemic, and why he believes many elements of pandemic era philanthropy and work culture should remain in place.

PolicyLink, JUST Capital, FSG Launch Formal Alliance, Release New CEO Blueprint to Help Companies Advance Racial Equity

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‘2021 CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity’ provides actionable guidance for corporate leaders to advance racial equity, combat systemic racism in the workplace, communities, and society.

Organizations form ‘Corporate Racial Equity Alliance,’ aim to convene partners and leverage Blueprint to inform development of corporate standards for racial equity launching by early 2022.

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‘2021 CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity’ provides actionable guidance for corporate leaders to advance racial equity, combat systemic racism in the workplace, communities, and society.

Organizations form ‘Corporate Racial Equity Alliance,’ aim to convene partners and leverage Blueprint to inform development of corporate standards for racial equity launching by early 2022.

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