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Why Double-Materiality Is Crucial for Reporting Organizational Impacts

Research sets out benefits of robust sustainability reporting, alongside financial disclosure
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A white paper commissioned by GRI investigates the application of materiality in sustainability reporting – highlighting why disclosing impacts that go beyond those that are financially material benefits organizations while supporting sustainable development.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2021

Quarterly Newsletter from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued its quarterly newsletter, featuring stories from the foundation and key funding initiatives; Biomimicry Institute, Drawdown Georgia, Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and The Ray.

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued its quarterly newsletter, featuring stories from the foundation and key funding initiatives; Biomimicry Institute, Drawdown Georgia, Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and The Ray.

S&P Global Hosts ESG-focused Hackathon With Claremont Colleges Consortium

Students Leveraged S&P Global's Collaboration with Snowflake to Access Key Datasets Available From the S&P Global Marketplace
Press Release

NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) has concluded the first-ever Claremont FinTech Hackathon, a national competition open to students at the California-based Claremont Colleges Consortium. The winning team will have the opportunity to develop their project with a team from S&P Global.

S&P Global Hosts ESG-focused Hackathon With Claremont Colleges Consortium

Students Leveraged S&P Global's Collaboration with Snowflake to Access Key Datasets Available From the S&P Global Marketplace
Press Release

NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) has concluded the first-ever Claremont FinTech Hackathon, a national competition open to students at the California-based Claremont Colleges Consortium. The winning team will have the opportunity to develop their project with a team from S&P Global.

Empowering Educators to Transform Into Trauma-Informed Schools

Author: Stephanie A. Powell, a School Library Media Specialist at Green Level High School in the Wake County Public School System of North Carolina
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Today’s educators have one of the hardest jobs in the world. On any given day, they are asked to serve not only as teachers, but as coaches, artists, translators, and a host of other roles, as well.

Committed to Green Chemistry Education

Blog

Used in everything from household items such as toothpaste and detergents to high-tech applications like electric vehicles and wind turbines, chemicals play an integral role in our lives. In fact, chemicals are present in 95 percent of manufactured goods.

Boeing Commits $50 Million to Innovation Campus to Become First Foundational Partner

Transformative investment will help diversify the technology industry and bolster the Washington, D.C., region as a global innovation hub
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Boeing has been named as the first foundational partner of the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus in Alexandria, Virginia.

A $50 million, multiyear commitment from the company will help jump-start Virginia Tech’s effort to create the most diverse graduate technology campus in the United States. Boeing’s commitment will provide student scholarships, foster the recruitment of world-class faculty and researchers, and fund STEM pathway programs for underserved K-12 students looking to pursue a college degree and enter high-tech career sectors.

UNCF Dallas Recognizes Kimberly-Clark Foundation for Helping Students Achieve College Success

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The Kimberly-Clark Foundation proudly accepted the 2021 Masked Award last month during the Dallas United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Mayor’s Masked Ball. The black-tie gala is an annual signature fundraising event that raises thousands of dollars for North Texas minority students so they can achieve college success.

Duke Energy Commits $300,000 to Support Internship Programs for Minority College Students

Four organizations receive grants to fund internships. Scholarships aim to create opportunities for careers in energy, government, law, politics.
Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Duke Energy Foundation today announced a three-year, $300,000 commitment to support internships for college students of color to jumpstart more career opportunities in energy, government, law and politics.

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