Climate Change and People: There’s Still Time To Register!

Shared Value Initiative 2022 Speaker Series
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Wednesday • December 7, 2022 • 10:00 am ET

Please join us for Climate Change and People: Working toward Environmental Goals with Just Transitions, where we will discuss how the climate crisis and corporate actions affect the lives of workers, customers, and society at large.

Sappi Improves Safety Rate, Invests in Safety Leadership Training

Company Implements New Procedures to Reduce Lost-Time Injuries

After a challenging start in the first quarter of fiscal 2021 at our Cloquet Mill, the next three quarters demonstrated sustained improvement in safety at Cloquet and rock-solid performance across the other sites. In fact, Sappi North America completed the fourth quarter with no lost-time injuries, and, for the year, four out of our five manufacturing sites experienced their best-ever lost time injury frequency rate (LTIFR) performance.

Southern Company Builds on Sustainability Transparency Leadership


Company releases 2021 Corporate Responsibility Executive Summary, demonstrates alignment with key ESG reporting frameworks, publishes Trade Association and Climate Engagement Report

Climate Change and People: Working Toward Environmental Goals With Just Transitions

Shared Value Initiative 2022 Speaker Series
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November 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ -As the climate crisis becomes even more dire, companies are setting ambitious goals and taking action to address environmental challenges like never before.  But how do the climate crisis and corporate actions affect the lives of workers, customers, and society at large? What is the impact on communities that have been marginalized, especially given the inequitable impact of climate change these communities are already experiencing?

Novartis: Leadership and a Reimagined Approach to Equity

Shared Value Initiative 2022 Speaker Series
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November 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Hear from a Global Fortune 500 CEO who is reimagining the ways his company uses innovative science, technology, and an “inspired, curious, unbossed” culture to deliver greater access to medicines.

Vas Narasimhan, M.D., CEO of medicines company Novartis joins Alyson Shontell, Editor-in-Chief of Fortune, to discuss how corporate leaders can create positive impact through new practices, policies and, importantly—their core business—and how this shifts their purpose, culture, and governance to align with their equity ambitions.

Profile in Innovation: Jamie Cohen, the Analytical Leader


The Science of Leadership

We believe a key element of leadership is listening. Our strongest leaders listen to their peers and hold open discussions that lead the business forward to new and innovative solutions. It is in our DNA to draw on the diverse perspectives of our teams and enable every colleague to tap into the courage and creativity to imagine better.

Jamie Cohen

Sappi Leaders Recognized for Excellence

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The Society of American Foresters (SAF) has bestowed Rebecca Barnard, Sappi Forestry Certification Manager, with the Young Forester Leadership Award for her dedication to sustainability and responsible forestry.

“We are thrilled for Rebecca’s achievement,” says Anne Ayer, Vice President, Pulp Business and Supply Chain. “Rebecca is a tremendous asset to Sappi with her wealth of industry knowledge and expertise. This award is a testament to her commitment to responsible forestry and advancing Sappi’s mission of sustainable innovation. It could not be more well deserved.”

ESG and Responsible Investors: Positive Trends Built on Solid Market Infrastructure


by John Streur, CEO of Calvert Research and Management

As we look forward to the next 30 years, we believe that capital markets are on the precipice of an increase in the impact of corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance on security prices. We expect a corresponding acceleration of capital deployed to solve the environmental challenges we face today, such as excessive greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and plastic pollution. We also expect substantial improvement in corporate diversity, equity and inclusion performance.

Texas Diversity Council Hosts 18th Annual DiversityFIRST™ Leadership Awards, Recognizing Top Leaders in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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SAN ANTONIO, September 13, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Texas Diversity Council will host the 18th Annual Greater San Antonio DiversityFIRST™ Leadership Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at The Club at Sonterra. This year’s theme is “Leading with Purpose: The Impact of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion,” featuring Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, one of the nation’s most renowned professors, gifted writers, knowledgeable lecturers, and prominent media personalities. Ebony magazine cited Dr.

The Michigan Diversity Council Recognizes Top Organization and Leader Awardees at the Second Annual National Black Men in Leadership Summit

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DETROIT, August 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Michigan Diversity Council (MIDC) will host the second annual National Black Men in Leadership Summit taking place on Thursday, August 18 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Fort Pontchartrain Hotel. The event, in partnership with the National Diversity Council (NDC) will focus on the theme, “Resilient Leadership: Connection, Community and Contribution.”


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