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Fox Continues Green Production Efforts on Season Two of “Legion,” Reduces the Show’s Carbon Footprint by Nearly 50%

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As part of 21st Century Fox’s commitment to environmentally sustainable film and television production, the company recently led efforts to green the second season of Legion, Noah Hawley’s FX drama series set in the world of the X-Men.

FX’s “American Crime Story” Donates $15,000 Worth of Set Materials to Habitat for Humanity

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Twentieth Century Fox Television and the production crew of FX Networks’ American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace have made donations of nearly $15,000 worth of furniture, artwork, lights and more materials used on set to the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles. The organization helps provide home improvement materials to families in need, and TCFTV provided an entire warehouse worth of items at entirely no cost.

GLAAD Media Awards Recognize “Battle of the Sexes,” "The Shape of Water,” and More Fox Projects for Outstanding LGBTQ Representation

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Eleven film and television projects from 21st Century Fox businesses received nominations for the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The awards honor media and entertainment for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community, as well as the issues that affect their lives. The winners will be announced at two ceremonies: one in Los Angeles on April 12 and another in New York on May 5.

3,000 Colleagues Volunteer Across US for Second Annual 21CF Impact Week

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For six days and nights in October, nearly 3,000 colleagues from across 21st Century Fox businesses gave back to the communities around them as part of the second annual 21CF Impact Week. Building on the success of 21CF’s first ever company-wide week of service in 2016, which was piloted in New York and Los Angeles, colleagues in 25 U.S.

Sentinel Awards Recognize 21CF TV Projects for Outstanding Efforts to Engage Audiences on Mental and Physical Health

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Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S) has named television projects from across 21st Century Fox businesses as honorees for this year’s Sentinel Awards, an annual ceremony recognizing TV storylines and movies that inform, educate, and motivate viewers to make choices for healthier and safer lives.

21CF Earns 11 Wins at NAACP Image Awards with Honors for ‘Empire,’ ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Hidden Figures’ and More

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21st Century Fox businesses took home a collective 11 trophies from the 48th NAACP Image Awards on February 11, scoring wins for acting and directing on film and television projects such as Empire, Atlanta, The People v. O.J. Simpson, This Is Us, and Hidden Figures. The ceremony, which celebrates the accomplishments of people of color across the media landscape, was broadcast live on TV One and was hosted by Anthony Anderson.

A complete list of 21CF businesses wins is as follows:

21CF’s Liba Rubenstein Discusses Branding, Storytelling, and the Future of Social Impact

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Corporate responsibility consultant and writer Susan McPherson spoke with industry leaders across multiple business sectors in a January 19 article for Forbes about the trends in CSR they see for the year ahead. Liba Rubenstein, 21CF's newly appointed SVP of Social Impact, was among those interviewed, and she discussed the business world's unique capacity to bring about social change, as well as the importance of clear, captivating storytelling to a successful CSR strategy:

Ryan Murphy Talks Diversity in Hollywood, Hiring 50% Female Directors during Equity in Entertainment Award Speech

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At The Hollywood Reporter's 25th annual Women in Entertainment breakfast on December 7, veteran writer and showrunner Ryan Murphy received the magazine's inaugural Equity in Entertainment award for his work with Half, a foundation he launched in February with an aim to hire 50% female directors to work on all his television shows. Murphy, who has created series across 21CF businesses such as Glee, American Horror Story, Scream Queens, and American Crime Story, addressed the ways the entertainment industry has excluded minority voices for so long a

FX Algorithms Could be Great for Long Term But...

Short-term volatility might crimp returns for many asset owners
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Originally posted on Pensions and Investments

The increased use of algorithms in foreign-exchange trading is expected to be a long-term boon for pension fund executives seeking better execution and lower transaction costs, but in the short term the algorithms could cause market volatility that might affect investors' costs and returns.

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