For 64 years, Junior Achievement of Arizona (JA) has been preparing kids in K-12 to succeed in work and life by giving them the skills needed to manage their money, succeed in their careers and think entrepreneurially. Since its founding, JA has served more than three million students, 65% of whom currently come from low-income households. Moreover, their annual base of 8,000 volunteers serve as mentors to guide the kids down the right path in life.
Would require more diverse board composition and diversity statistics disclosure
December 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) endorses yesterday’s filing by Nasdaq proposing that all listed companies report full and consistent diversity statistics related to its board of directors. If approved by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the new standard would also require each company to have at least two diverse directors—one self-identifying female and one self-identifying minority or LGBTQ+ director.
If there’s anyone who understands my “Never Stand Still” mantra, it’s Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Friedman. As a black belt in Taekwondo, Adena knows how to give a hit, take a hit, and get back up again even more ready to tackle the next challenge.
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Bloomberg's Global Head of Sustainable Business & Finance Curtis Ravenel joined Nasdaq's Tomorrow's Capital Podcast and discussed the mainstreaming of ESG, the future of the industry and our work on the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). Listen to the full episode here.
PG&E Corporation and Wells Fargo CEOs present their companies' long-term strategic plans to investors
SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Recognizing the importance of engaging stakeholders and sharing company information in a regular, transparent way, on April 19 the CEOs of Wells Fargo and PG&E Corporation shared their company’s long-term plans to an audience of more than 100 major institutional investors at the first CEO Investor Forum (CIF) held on the West Coast by CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative (SII).
NEW YORK, March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of International Women’s Day, over 60 stock exchanges around the world are joining the United Nations Global Compact, Global Compact Local Networks and their partners to host bell ringing ceremonies in support of gender equality.
The president of Nasdaq Inc. served as a different kind of market maker at a gathering of the Sustainerati this week.
Adena Friedman was celebrated at the United National Global Compact’s Leadership Summit as a role model for those just beginning their careers in sustainability and social impact work. Starting as an intern as she finished business school in 1993, she is now widely seen as the apparent heir to Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld, when he retires.
NEW YORK, May 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ — CSRHub’s newest business partner, The Analyst Desk announced the results of the semi-annual re-ranking of the Nasdaq CRD Global Sustainability Index (Nasdaq: QCRD), which became effective Monday, May 23, 2016.
“Disruptive innovation” has become the goal of many progressive businesses and most start-ups today, especially those driven by Silicon Valley values. The lineup of successful disruptors is a who’s who of business, with both hot brand cachet and cold cash from their mega-profits.