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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

National Diversity Council Receives $500,000 Grant from USAA For New Career and Professional Programs

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HOUSTON, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council has been awarded a $500,000 grant from USAA to increase access to internship opportunities for students of color and to create an executive diversity certification program to train senior leaders in organizations nationwide.

Athens 1896 - 125 Years of Shared Olympic Values

Greece has always had a special place in Olympic history. Between 776 BC and 393 AD, it hosted the ancient Olympic Games in Olympia. Then, more than 15 centuries later, it hosted the first edition of the modern Games in Athens, in 1896.
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Despite the evolution of the Games over the years, some things have remained constant. Today, Olympism is still a philosophy of life that combines the qualities of body, will and mind. It seeks to create a way of life based on the pleasure that comes with effort, the educational value of good example, and respect for universal ethical principles.

How to Apply for the Global Citizen Fellowship Program

Applications for the Fellowship Program, powered by BeyGOOD, are now open.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Although Africa’s young people are bursting with potential and are incredibly influential, they are among the hardest hit by unemployment and skill shortage. Through our partnership with BeyGOOD, Global Citizen is helping to empower them to reach their full potential, become agents of change, and provide them with skills that will help them alleviate poverty. Join us here in taking action to empower young people and end extreme poverty.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Although Africa’s young people are bursting with potential and are incredibly influential, they are among the hardest hit by unemployment and skill shortage. Through our partnership with BeyGOOD, Global Citizen is helping to empower them to reach their full potential, become agents of change, and provide them with skills that will help them alleviate poverty. Join us here in taking action to empower young people and end extreme poverty.

When Everyone Is an Activist: New Benevity Data Shows the Corporate World Did, in Fact, Deliver on Purpose in 2020

In light of the global awakening to the power of social justice movements, Benevity’s inaugural report sheds light on the state of corporate purpose and the fast-changing ESG landscape
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CALGARY, Alberta, April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today released its inaugural State of Corporate Purpose, a first-of-its-kind report from Benevity Impact Labs that takes a comprehensive look at the ESG landscape as business continues to be the most trusted institution.

Prove It! The Science Behind the Helper's High

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Ever heard of the helper’s high? Did you wonder if it’s as legitimate as it sounds? We’re here to share the research!

In Solidarity with Our Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

By Lesley Slaton Brown, Chief Diversity Officer, HP Inc.
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A year ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic and the world went into a lockdown like no other. Since then, Asians and Pacific Islanders across the world have been facing, what some people called, a “double pandemic.” On top of the health crisis, they’re facing racial trauma, mounting hate crimes and despicable violence.

Gilead Sciences: Solidarity With Our Asian-American and Pacific Islander Employees

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"We stand in solidarity with our Asian-American and Pacific Islander employees. The recent attacks in Atlanta and the Bay Area are deplorable, and we condemn racism of any kind." Read more from Chairman and CEO Daniel O’Day:

Message to our Employees on Violence Against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders

Daniel O’Day - March 18, 2021

To all employees, 

The Happiness League: Honor America's Superhero Teacher with LG and Experience Happiness Partners

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Starting on International Happiness Day, we’re recognizing America’s superhero teachers for going above and beyond for our student’s mental well-being. Not only are these ‘Happiness Heroes’ covering their normal curriculum, but they’re adding science-backed ‘super skills’ — happiness skills — to their lesson plans.

Celebrate them with us using #LGHappinessHeroe

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

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