Corporate Responsibility

Driving Communities Forward: Insights from Cross-Sector Leaders Closing the Opportunity Gap

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The pandemic continues to widen the opportunity gap and adversely impact students and job-seekers, especially those who already faced systemic barriers to career success. We need innovative, collaborative, community-driven solutions to ensure that communities that have been disproportionately affected can have equal access to economic mobility.  Those solutions can often feel amorphous or unattainable, but – if you look closely at the work of local organizations – there are powerful collaborations that are meaningfully building equity every day.

Hormel Foods Completes 2020 Corporate Responsibility Goal Set and Establishes New Targets

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Hormel Foods has announced the launch of its 15th annual corporate responsibility (CR) report. The report, available online at https://csr.hormelfoods.com/, contains in-depth information about the company’s CR progress in fiscal 2020. In addition, the company has launched a new set of CR goals to guide its programs through 2030.

Investing in an Ocean Economy

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by Arturo Tabuenca, founder of Blue Marble Investments and EarthFolio 

How Sustainable Investing and Shareholder Activism Can Save Our Oceans

HACR Announces Lineup for Its Flagship Forum: The 2021 CEO Roundtable

Tom Greco, president and CEO of Advance Auto Parts and Joseph Dominguez, CEO of ComEd to participate with veteran CNBC financial reporter Bertha Coombs moderating
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WASHINGTON, September 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is pleased to announce that Joseph Dominguez, CEO of ComEd and Tom Greco, President and CEO of Advance Auto Parts, will take part in the annual CEO Roundtable at the 2021 HACR Symposium. The virtual discussion is set for 2:25 PM ET on September 14 and is part of the two-day virtual conference. CNBC veteran financial reporter Bertha Coombs will make a return appearance as moderator.

The Auschwitz Institute Launches 'Corporate Foundations of Atrocity Prevention', Its First-ever Course for the Business Sector

This is an essential course for any business looking to take its human rights practices and policies one step further towards preventing atrocities in today's world. From October 25 to November 13, 2021 - Registration now open!
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August 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - At the Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities (AIPG), we understand that not only States but also non-State actors, including corporations, play a significant role in society's economic and social life. While corporations have, throughout history, contributed in various ways to human rights violations and mass atrocities, corporations can also play a meaningful role in preventing human rights violations and mass atrocities in a given society.

HACR Praises SEC Approval of Nasdaq-Backed Proposal for Board Diversity Requirements

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WASHINGTON, August 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) praises the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on its decision to approve Nasdaq’s proposal that would require new mandatory board diversity on Nasdaq-listed companies. This decision follows Nasdaq’s push to require corporations to disclose board race and gender statistics as part of their listing requirements, and to have a minimum of two diverse directors—one self-identifying female, and one self-identifying underrepresented minority or LGBTQAI+ directors.

The Next Steps Towards a Circular Economy

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by Lydia Miller, Senior VP and Portfolio Specialist with Dana Investment Advisors 

The concept and acceptance of moving toward a Circular Economy have grown significantly in the last several years. While definitions vary, most focus on maximizing the value of materials, products, and other resources (i.e., water, energy) that circulate in the economy by maintaining them in the economy for as long as possible while also minimizing the consumption of materials and the generation of waste.

Partnering for Climate Action

Cargill, A&W and New Acre Project support enhanced grazing as a nature-based solution to ecological challenges.
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"As a rancher who has been a participant in the ALUS program for 16 years, I can attest to the pride one feels when they are called upon to apply creativity, passion and skills learned through generations of experience working the land to address the great societal challenges that face us today.”

Global Compact Network Canada to Host 2021 Making Global Goals Local Business to Mobilize Ambitious and Responsible Business Conduct in Canada

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July 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In collaboration with the United Nations Global Compact, Global Compact Network Canada will host 2021 Making Global Goals Local Business – Canada conference virtually on October 5-6, 2021, with the theme of ‘Catalyzing a resilient future in the Decade of Action’.

Points of Light Launches Community for Employee Civic Engagement

CECE is an online resource and community for corporate social responsibility professionals
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ATLANTA, July 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global nonprofit Points of Light announced today their latest offering for corporate social responsibility professionals. Points of Light’s Community for Employee Civic Engagement, known as CECE, is an online resource and community for those looking to develop, support and master their approach to employee civic engagement. To become a member, simply create an account with an email address.

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