Hundreds of sustainable business leaders recently gathered to debate the state of the sustainability agenda and celebrate the launch of The Sustainable Business Handbook: A Guide to Becoming More Innovative, Resilient and Successful.
Benevity to Highlight Give Blck Causes in Market-Leading Employee Engagement Solution, Spark
CALGARY, Alberta, October 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that it has partnered with Give Blck, a new digital platform that raises visibility for Black-founded nonprofits across America.
For International Women’s Day, Ingrid reveals how she was impacted by Gildan’s “Wonderful Women” initiative
Ingrid Miranda joined Gildan in 2010 as a Quality Assurance Auditor in Honduras. She was later promoted to Quality Chief in 2014, and then to Production Chief in 2016. As a woman in leadership, Ingrid shares how she was impacted by Gildan’s “Wonderful Women” initiative and its “Taking the Stage” lectures, where the company hosted a panel discussion about diversity, inclusion, and female empowerment. Hear what she has to say:
Leaders at tech startups are alarmed by the absence of women from mission-critical roles — software engineering, especially — at their own companies. Their boards are saying, “We gave you the money to grow, grow, grow, but you’re not. You don’t have the engineers to get it done.” The board can’t miss that you only seem able to hire men. So your dev team is shorthanded.
“I’m someone who will push you beyond all reasonable limits. Someone who will ask you not to just fulfill your potential but to exceed it. Someone who will expect more from you than you may believe you are capable of.” – Pat Summitt
No matter where you work, it’s likely that you have a boss that manages you. What you may not realize is that not only does your boss manage you, but you can manage him or her as well. Being able to positively manage up can make your life at work easier and happier, but it has other benefits as well. A good manager can advocate for you to get the opportunities you want, whether it’s being put on a new project or getting a promotion.
Here are three hacks that will help you manage your boss.
May 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan strives to improve the quality of life for people in the communities where it operates in the United States and around the world. As a result of Freeport-McMoRan’s efforts and those of other leading companies, the business community has helped to improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, conserve water and protect the environment.
As a sustainability practitioner I have often come across the perception that addressing environmental or social challenges is a nice-to-have and something that often will come as a cost to the company. But is this really the case? Or do we perhaps need to become better at aligning our corporate sustainability programs and activities towards addressing some of the issues that are truly critical for our companies’ future success?
A recent report by McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm, argues that a thorough stakeholder engagement process is vital to the success of a company. Today corporations are facing a diverse array of stakeholders - from government to consumers - that expect industry to help solve major economic, environmental and social problems.