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Watch: Scotiabank Joins the Hockey Diversity Alliance to Support Its Mission to Eradicate Systemic Racism in Hockey

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As a Founding Partner of the Hockey Diversity Alliance (HDA), Scotiabank's sponsorship will help the HDA deliver grassroots programming designed to change the face and culture of the game at all levels. Scotiabank will also work with existing partners – beyond hockey – to introduce the recommendations put forth by the HDA and use its influence as a force for change.

Scotiabank Joins the Hockey Diversity Alliance to Support Its Mission to Eradicate Systemic Racism in Hockey

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TORONTO, February 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank today announced a sponsorship agreement with the Hockey Diversity Alliance (HDA) to further their collective mission of eradicating systemic racism in the game of hockey.

As a Founding Partner, Scotiabank's sponsorship will help the HDA deliver grassroots programming designed to change the face and culture of the game at all levels. Scotiabank will also work with existing partners – beyond hockey – to introduce the recommendations put forth by the HDA and use its influence as a force for change.

Understanding Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), and Why It's a Critical Business Focus

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As the greater landscape of industry shifts beneath our feet, a crucial element is quietly evolving with it: the expectations of investors.

To determine the value of a potential investment, firms have begun using a specific set of criteria designed to evaluate a company’s sustainability. That is to say, how well will the company hold up to environmental scrutiny? How strong are its relationships in its social ecosystem? Is leadership transparent or will they end up in the headlines in a few years?

Suzanna Valdez Wolfe Joins Taproot Foundation as First Chief Impact Officer

Suzanna Valdez Wolfe has joined Taproot Foundation as the organization’s first Chief Impact Officer, Taproot’s President & CEO, Lindsay Firestone Gruber announced today.
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February 9, 2021, SAN FRANCISCO, /3BL Media/ – Suzanna Valdez Wolfe has joined Taproot Foundation as the organization’s first Chief Impact Officer, Taproot’s President & CEO, Lindsay Firestone Gruber announced today.

A Black History Month Love Letter From Under Armour

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This week marks the beginning of celebrating Black History Month, and companies across all sectors are in full swing of month-long activations. But celebrating Black excellence and fighting against racism does not start or stop in February. These topics require long-lasting commitments that start from the inside out. Today we highlight how one company’s established works have come to fruition this month to create impactful change in a local community.

HP People Talk About Progress For Racial Equality And Social Justice

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For more than 80 years, HP has stood up for diversity, equity, and inclusion-and leading with this purpose remains a priority today.

This year’s Black History Month celebrations are different and serve as a stark reminder of how much progress is still to be made in light of the devastating and daily examples of the dangers that Black and African American citizens face.

HP's Chief Diversity Officer Discusses New Racial Equality and Social Justice Task Force

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Electronics company HP recently announced a new plan to address racial injustice and drive change. On Jan. 15, the company, which earned the No. 43 spot on the 2020 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, unveiled its Racial Equality and Social Justice Task Force.

Twenty-Five New IOC Young Leaders Join the Programme

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TWENTY-FIVE YOUNG LEADERS HAVE BEEN SELECTED BY THE IOC AS PART OF A FOUR-YEAR PROGRAMME SUPPORTED BY WORLDWIDE OLYMPIC PARTNER PANASONIC. COMING FROM 25 COUNTRIES AND FIVE CONTINENTS, THESE FUTURE LEADERS WILL BUILD SUSTAINABLE, SPORT-FOCUSED SOCIAL BUSINESSES FROM IDEATION TO FRUITION, SUPPORTED BY WEEKLY LEARNING MODULES AND LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.

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TWENTY-FIVE YOUNG LEADERS HAVE BEEN SELECTED BY THE IOC AS PART OF A FOUR-YEAR PROGRAMME SUPPORTED BY WORLDWIDE OLYMPIC PARTNER PANASONIC. COMING FROM 25 COUNTRIES AND FIVE CONTINENTS, THESE FUTURE LEADERS WILL BUILD SUSTAINABLE, SPORT-FOCUSED SOCIAL BUSINESSES FROM IDEATION TO FRUITION, SUPPORTED BY WEEKLY LEARNING MODULES AND LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.

New Scholarship Supports Advocates for Anti-Racism in the Legal Sector

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Growing up in a multicultural diaspora household in Toronto and seeing the struggles and obstacles faced by her parents over the years, Bunisha Samuels is keen to confront the challenges facing racialized communities in Canada. Samuels’s mother is Tamil and immigrated to Canada in the 1980s during the Sri Lanka Civil War and her father is second-generation Canadian of Jamaican descent.

La TD soutient 15 organismes axés sur la reprise après la COVID-19

Défi TD Prêts à agir 2020 : 10 millions de dollars canadiens en subventions remis à des organismes proposant des solutions novatrices pour aider à relever les défis liés à la COVID-19
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TORONTO, le 29 janv. 2021 /3BL Media/ - Aujourd'hui, la TD est fière de remettre 10 millions de dollars canadiens en subventions à 15 organismes nord-américains qui s'attaquent aux inégalités sociales existantes dans les collectivités affectées de façon disproportionnée par la pandémie de COVID-19.

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