Taproot Foundation celebrated its annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit, exploring how the power of pro bono service can transform nonprofits and social change organizations.
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Taproot’s 2021 Pro Bono Summit provided innovative tips and facilitated open discussions between corporate pro bono practitioners to share best practices and challenges in developing skills-based volunteering opportunities.
Key takeaways from the five webinars touched on critical aspects of capacity-building, board development, DEI in pro bono support, and more.
Ronald Blackburn Moreno was Treasurer at the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility and President and CEO of ASPIRA Association, Inc.
November 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) mourns the unexpected passing of its longtime board treasurer and former board chair Ronald Blackburn Moreno who passed away on November 4, 2021. Blackburn Moreno was the board designate on the HACR board of directors, representing ASPIRA Association, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit organizations focused on empowering Latino youth through advocacy, education, and leadership development.
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 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.
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.