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Pro Bono Perspectives S2E15: Derrick Feldmann, Ad Council Edge & INFLUENCE|SG

What Drives Young People to Act on Social Issues?
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Derrick Feldmann, Managing Director of Ad Council Edge and INFLUENCE|SG, has devoted his career to unpacking why and how young people choose to engage with social issues, as well as how the topics they care about influence companies’ CSR and marketing strategies.

Listen as he and host Danielle Holly discuss what’s in store for brand engagement in social issues in the context of COVID-19 and how to tell when a company is authentically supporting a cause versus what’s just “good marketing.”

SC Johnson Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson to Receive Honor for Efforts to Raise Awareness About Human Trafficking

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RACINE, Wis., October 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson, today will receive “The Last Girl Corporate Inspiration Award” from the anti-sex trafficking group, Apne Aap Women Worldwide (Apne Aap). This prestigious award will be presented to Johnson for the company’s sponsorship of the acclaimed film “Love Sonia,” a story inspired by the real-life events of a young girl’s attempts to rescue her sister after their debt-ridden father sells her into prostitution.

A Dream Deferred

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What happens to a dream deferred?

Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?
Or fester like a sore-
-and then run? 
Does it stink like rotten meat? 
Or crust and sugar over- 
-like a syrupy sweet? 

Maybe it just sags 
like a heavy load. 

Or does it explode?

- Langston Hughes, 1959, ‘Dream Deferred’ (Harlem) from The Panther & the Lash

How Impact Investing Can Change Our Relationship With Money

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by Yuliya Tarasava, Co-Founder and COO, CNote 

While difficult at the moment, the many conversations with my friends about money inspired me to explore a different path. Conversation after conversation, I started to chip away at what felt wrong about money, and we would talk about their “wish list” when it comes to finance. What came up again and again was the desire to feel smart about money decisions – “whatever I do should be easy to understand, available to all, convenient to do, and make me feel good and empowered.”

SC Johnson Backs Anti-Human Trafficking Film

The Family Company at Work for a Better World Seeks to Expand Awareness of Global Issue by Supporting London Release of “Love Sonia”
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RACINE, Wis., January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson is expanding upon its long-standing zero-tolerance policy for human trafficking and slavery by sponsoring a new film that offers an unflinching portrait of this devastating global issue.

Brands Taking Stands Newsletter, 6/6/18

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CR Becomes a “Must-Have” in Corporate Strategy 

The Big Story 

Creating Reel, Impactful Films with Viacom and Reel Works

by Emily Flynn
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Any professional filmmaker will tell you that creating original films is a challenging process that requires great effort and skill. One may assume, therefore, that young high school filmmakers would find it an enormous challenge to produce quality, original work.

Early Bird Registration Open for 2017 Corporate Citizenship Conference!

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Early Bird registration is now open for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s 2017 Corporate Citizenship Conference, Opportunity Forward! Click here to learn more.

Support to Human Rights and Refugee Causes via Corporations Increases Almost 40 Fold Following Travel Ban

Donations Remain Nearly 6 Times Above Yearly Average Ahead of World Refugee Day
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CALGARY, AB, June 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - This World Refugee Day, Benevity, the market leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software,

Understanding the Just 100

by Bahar Gidwani
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Just Capital was established in 2015 by two successful and well-known investors: Paul Tudor Jones and Martin Whittaker.  Its mission is to use “the power of markets to drive positive change on the issues Americans care most about.”  After two years of research and reflection, Just Capital has now published a list of the 100 best “corporate citizens.”

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