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Verizon Commits to Increased Visibility for People with Disabilities

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People with disabilities make up about 20% of the population, but are featured in less than 2% of the images we see in the media. Let’s change that.

Verizon, Getty Images and the National Disability Leadership Alliance are creating The Disability Collection, a growing collection of stock images that break stereotypes and authentically portray people with disabilities in everyday life.

3BL Media SDG Webinar Series: AEG Worldwide Aligns SDG Actions with Earth Day, April 22, 1 p.m. ET

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NEW YORK, March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – 3BL Media’s live professional development series focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continues on Earth Day, April 22, with AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company. 

John Marler, vice president of energy and environment for AEG, will provide an update on the Los Angeles-based company’s 2020 sustainability goals and use the occasion of Earth Day to discuss the SDGs and AEG’s 2030 agenda. 

Stella McCartney, Christopher Raeburn Among Winners of Inaugural CO10 Sustainability Award

The award aims to connect over 12,000 players in the industry to support and drive sustainability strategies.
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The designer has made his mark in the industry for creating environmentally responsible designs by using deadstock fabrics and reworking them into garments under the brand’s Remade, Reduce and Recycle ethos.

Remade items are produced from fabrics such as military parachutes; Reduced pieces are created from manufacturing waste, and Recycled products from reused plastics.

Today’s Leaders Need to Be Great Storytellers

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Ken Chenault, the former CEO of American Express, often paraphrased Napoleon in saying that leaders need to define reality and give hope. Essentially, it is up to leaders to tell their people what is happening now and inspire them by outlining the opportunities that the future holds for them both individually and institutionally.

In sum, leaders need to tell a good story. An authentic, believable and realistic one. But, one filled with promise of a better day, and how we’re going to get there.

eBay Employees Share the Advice They Would Give to their Younger Selves

On International Women’s Day, our employees share their best pieces of advice to help empower the next generation.
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On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements of women everywhere, while acknowledging the need to accelerate gender balance.

For nearly 25 years, eBay has been a strong advocate for fostering diversity and inclusion. In the spirit of mentorship and empowerment, we asked some of our employees to share the advice they would give to their younger selves, to help inspire the next generation of women.

Andrea Stairs
General Manager, Canada & Latin America

Video: WBCSD's Strategic Approach to Business and Sustainability: An Interview With Peter Bakker on CNNMoney Switzerland

Why sustainability matters and why every business decision should be tested on its sustainability impact
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In a conversation with Martina Fuchs from CNNMoney Switzerland, our President and CEO Peter Bakker talks about today’s challenges for business, and how we work together with our members to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.

Scotiabank Brings Smiles to Customers with 'Digital Mania' Promotion

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The Scotiabank 'Digital Mania' Customer Appreciation promotion has now ended with over 4,500 customers from the Caribbean North & Central (Bahamas, Cayman and Jamaica) set to benefit from over CA $76,000 in prizes.

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5 Books That Every Leader Should Be Reading Now

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The beginning of a new year is always a good time to be reconsidering one's reading list.  With apologies to friends who have written terrific books on leadership and corporate social responsibility, the following are the five books (in alphabetical order) that I think leaders should be reading (or in some cases, re-reading) this year.  Some of them are new, some are more vintage, but all of them have lessons for leaders that are not only worthwhile, but increasing important in our highly competitive and chaotic world.

Stella Artois Asks Consumers to “Pour It Forward” for a Cause

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A deeply rooted tenant of cause marketing is that when given a choice between two brands of similar price and quality, consumers will switch brands to one that is associated with a good cause. In fact, our 2017 Cone Communications CSR Study found nearly nine-in-10 (89%) would make that switch, steadily rising from 66 percent of consumers in 1993. And many brands over the years have harnessed this key learning – from (RED)’s many partners to TOMS buy-one, give-one approach.

Brands Play It Safe With Super Bowl LIII

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Around the country, millions of people tuned in to watch Super Bowl LIII, a day not only for the competition between two franchises, but also a time when brands pull out all the stops for advertising campaigns. In fact, 17.7 percent of adults watching the game say the ads are their favorite part of the Super Bowl.  And like Super Bowls of the past, some of the standout ads from this weekend’s game did more than just promote the latest product.

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