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International Paper Chief Sustainability Officer to Speak at Deutsche Bank Global ESG Virtual Conference

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP), a leading producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper will participate in the Deutsche Bank Global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Virtual Conference on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The conference will highlight important sustainability themes and feature industry leaders discussing how their companies are addressing ESG issues.

Introducing Purpose Perception: Porter Novelli's Implicit Association Study


Purpose is more than a marketing tactic; it’s much more than a term thrown around at conferences. It is something that is so deeply embedded into our experience with and perception of a brand that it becomes a feeling. We can’t see it and sometimes we can’t even articulate it, but we know it’s there. Purpose is complex and deep, and it’s more emotional than it is rational. And, at the heart of Purpose is the complex truth that consumers overwhelmingly gravitate toward it.

How do we know this?

CHL Coalition Launches Employee Experts Conversation Series

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Driving actions in support of employee wellbeing is a key part of the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition’s leadership agenda. The Coalition works towards looking into ways to make progress within the industry to collectively help employees around the world pursue healthier lifestyles.

Aflac President Talks Leading The Georgia-Based Company Through The COVID-19 Pandemic


By Grace Walker

On Monday’s program, host Rose Scott continued the conversation with President Teresa White about leading the Georgia-based insurance company during the pandemic and corporate responsibility in responding to social justice issues.

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20 CEO Quotes During 2020


By Robert Reiss

During this past year – one I often compare to 1918, 1929 and 1968 all wrapped into one — out of the 75 CEOs I have interviewed since the pandemic started, here are 20 concepts CEOs told me, including the date they did to keep context. Hope these inspire you as we move our way into 2021.

April 22, 2020, Teresa White, President, Aflac U.S., “You can't start a culture in a crisis.”

How to Help Clients Fulfill Insurtech Resolutions in the New Year

An Aflac executive makes the case that brokers should expect insurers to offer customers a good digital experience.

By Stephanie Shields

The new year is traditionally a time to refresh our minds, renew our resolve and set goals for the next 12 months. After the global pandemic impacted holiday celebrations across America, it’s fair to wonder whether this new year has had the same restorative effect it usually does — not only in our personal lives, but professionally, as well.

The CHL Coalition Hosts Webinar on Behavioural Science Driving Healthier Choices

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The Consumer Goods Forum, Collaation for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition of Action hosted an interactive on 26 January 2021 to explore how insights from behavioural science can shape the design of products, policies and retail environments to make the healthy choice the easy choice for customers. 

Bill Gates to Speak at GreenBiz 21


Have you heard the big news? Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Founder of Breakthrough Energy, will be speaking at GreenBiz 21 — the premier annual event for business leaders!

Gates joins a dynamic speaker lineup of nearly 200 thought leaders and will kick off GreenBiz 21 with his session “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Critical Role Businesses Must Play” on February 9.

Keep America Beautiful Launches Webinar Series on Zero-Waste Communities

New Webinar Series to Explore Journey, Definition of Zero Waste in Communities
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., January 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, announces a live webinar series that will lead exploratory conversations on adopting a zero-waste vision.

Nominations for the 2021 Responsible CEO of the Year Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award Open


Details on the nomination process can be found here. Complete the nomination form and send all materials to by March 31.


Details on the nomination process can be found here. Complete the nomination form and send all materials to by March 31.


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