Positive Change CSR News

Vistra Shares Q3 Renewable Energy and Social Impact Achievements

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With earnings above expectations, 1,000 megawatts in newly announced solar and battery projects, and thousands of customers and communities assisted through the pandemic, Vistra is proud to recognize the achievements of Q3 2020.

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Alexion 5th Annual Global Week of Service Goes 100% Virtual

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Every day, we strive to meet the expectations of our stakeholders, our communities and ourselves. We know the importance of this responsibility, and we take it seriously. Global Week of Service (GWS) is an annual opportunity for us to carry out this ambition across the globe by making an impact in our local communities. For the first time, GWS went 100% virtual, allowing our volunteers to participate in meaningful, fun, and impactful community-focused initiatives within the safety of their own homes.

Companies Take on Final Patriotic Push for Voting

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Throughout this year, we’ve reported on how brands have launched unique campaigns to reinforce the importance of voting. With only a few more days left until the U.S.

Engine for Change: How Sandra Odendahl Is Mobilizing Social Impact and Inclusion for Every Future

From Our Partner, Insights, Scotiabank, Senior Executive, Senior Executives
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Scotiabank Vice President reflects on intersecting experiences as leader, professional engineer and woman of colour.

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Scotiabank Vice President reflects on intersecting experiences as leader, professional engineer and woman of colour.

47 Benevity Clients Make 2021 Forbes JUST 100 List of America's Most JUST Companies

Benevity applauds companies leading with corporate purpose in 2020
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CALGARY, AB – October 29, 2020 – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that nearly half of the leaders named on the 2021 Forbes Just 100 Ranking – which recognizes “America’s Most JUST Companies” – use Benevity products and services to power their corporate purpose.

Communication Is Key: Jeff Komanetsky's Pro Bono Story and Tips for Volunteers

Sharing your skills pro bono is an opportunity to both do something for others and break free from your usual role/worklife.
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As the year draws to a close, we’re highlighting some of our favorite pro bono stories of 2020. This profile is a part of our ongoing series on how workforce development organizations in particular are using this valuable resource.
 

Tackling Twin Crises: Childhood Hunger and COVID-19

Herbalife Nutrition is working alongside its partners to support vulnerable populations and eradicate hunger.
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The world is experiencing an overwhelming hunger epidemic made worse by the global pandemic. And while hunger impacts people of all ages, it devastates our most vulnerable population: children. According to UNICEF, nearly half of all deaths in children under 5 are due to undernutrition. This global crisis is too large of a problem for any one segment of society to tackle and requires the combined efforts of government, nonprofit organizations and the business community.

Timberland Hosts 23rd Annual Serv-a-Palooza

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Timberland will host its 23rd annual Serv-a-Palooza, a company-wide community service event where employees volunteer time in their local communities.

This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, instead of hosting 50-to-100 volunteers at multiple service sites, projects will occur over multiple days in small groups of ten or less, in the outdoors, in full- or half-day shifts, and adhere to safety protocols mandated by the state.

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COVID-19 Offers the Healthcare Sector an Opportunity to Address Racial Disparities — and Reclaim Trust

Words by Mary Mazzoni
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(The COVID-19 pandemic creates an opportunity for the healthcare sector to address longstanding racial disparities and begin to rebuild trust in historically underserved communities, experts say.) 

Reciprocity and Corporate Social Justice

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The new parameters defined by a global pandemic have pushed us to reveal versions of ourselves that don’t fit the standard definition of professional. Why does the lack of polish feel so compelling? In the waves of uncertainty, faced with hard choices, and brought face to face with just how privileged we actually are as knowledge workers – it’s easier to connect with that which is perceived as more “human.”

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