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2021 Black Lives Matter & Business Webinar Series

Showcasing how businesses are addressing salient race issues and providing inspirational sessions with actionable ideas.
Press Release

May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In 2020, the UN Global Compact Network UK’s Black Lives Matter & Business webinar series attracted 3700 registrants and featured contributions from 20 dynamic expert guest speakers. Inspired by the positive feedback from the business community in the UK and beyond, we have launched a second Black Lives Matter & Business series, supported by HSBC.

Women of Color - The Investment Opportunity of This Century

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by Catherine Berman, CEO and Co-founder of CNote 

Many of us have come to realize that racial equity requires much more than intentional conversations and thoughtful grants. These are important efforts and should not be discounted, but they are not panaceas. There is a moral imperative to address the disparities experienced by Black and Brown men and especially women in the US with action and systems change.

GreenMoney Interviews: Liesel Pritzker Simmons on Impact Investing

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Interviewed by Cliff Feigenbaum, GreenMoney Journal 

Welcome to the latest in the 'GreenMoney Interviews' series. Recently I spoke with Liesel Pritzker Simmons of Blue Haven Initiative, as part of our new "Millennials and Money" issue. Liesel oversees an impact investing portfolio structured to generate financial returns and address social and environmental challenges.

SRI and ESG Investors on Advocacy and Shareholder Engagement

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From 2018 through the first half of 2020, according the the US SIF on Trends Sustainable and Impact Investing Trends, 149 institutional investors and 56 investment managers collectively controlling nearly $2.0 trillion in assets at the start of 2020 filed or co-filed shareholder resolutions on ESG issues. 

Bryan Stevenson, Sir Elton John, Temie Giwa-Tubosun, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, Warren Buffett, Sesame Workshop and the Black Lives Matter Movement to be Recognized at the 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards

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Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, Tori Kelly
to Perform at Ceremony Hosted by John Legend

With Appearances by John Oliver, Katie Couric, Miley Cyrus, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau,
Oprah Winfrey, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Scott Evans and Usher

Televised Special Honoring People Shaping the ‘World We Want’ Will Air Starting December 19th on NBC, MSNBC, CTV, Albavision, Digicel, Insight TV, Mediacorp, MTV International, Multimedios Televisión, SABC, SKY Media, TRACE Anglophone West Africa and Vodafone 

Global Citizen Prize Will Also Stream on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and TIDAL

Press Release

Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, Tori Kelly
to Perform at Ceremony Hosted by John Legend

With Appearances by John Oliver, Katie Couric, Miley Cyrus, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau,
Oprah Winfrey, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Scott Evans and Usher

Televised Special Honoring People Shaping the ‘World We Want’ Will Air Starting December 19th on NBC, MSNBC, CTV, Albavision, Digicel, Insight TV, Mediacorp, MTV International, Multimedios Televisión, SABC, SKY Media, TRACE Anglophone West Africa and Vodafone 

Global Citizen Prize Will Also Stream on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and TIDAL

The Virtual Stage Is Set! 3BL Forum Returns This October

The 3BL Virtual Forum will explore corporate leadership over the past seven months and what’s expected of business over the next year. Register today. There is no cost to register.
Blog

2020 will be remembered for many things: a global pandemic, protests for racial equity, historic wildfires, economic uncertainty in an election year. 

Within Our Reach - Equitable Local Economies Through Action and Investment

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by Sydney England, of LOCUS Impact Investing 

The intersection of a global pandemic and reinvigorated demands for racial equity and social justice has created a gut-check moment for communities across the country, one that calls for a “new model” of place-based philanthropy. Now is the time to re-imagine a community and economy that work for all and re-invest to make them happen.

[WEBINAR] Taking Action on Racial Justice and Equity Through CSR

Blog

Recent events have shown us that racism is still very much alive, and that people are hungry to make a difference — but many are unsure how. And employees, consumers and communities are looking to companies to lead the way and go beyond performative measures to drive change. So, how can companies take concrete action to address racism?

Join Benevity and Mortenson to find out:

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