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More Details Roll Out - Biden-Harris Administration's - “Whole of Government” Climate Policies & Actions

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (5.27.2021)
Newsletter

The Biden-Harris Administration continues to roll out details of new, proposed or adjusted policies, rules, programs, federal government financing plans (budgeting) and various actions to address what the leaders characterize as “the climate crisis”.

Asian American Leadership Spotlight: Stuart Shih, Fidelity Investments

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In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Common Impact is spotlighting members of the AAPI community who are making a difference every day through their careers and social impact work.

Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards Celebrates 10 New Sustainability Trailblazers

Press Release

May 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The WSLA Alumnae Group announced this year’s stellar sustainability leaders in a virtual Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards (WSLA) ceremony May 19. This was the first awards ceremony that the group held independently since it became a non-profit organization.  The WSLA Class of 2021 will join the most powerful women at the forefront of sustainability who are making a difference in the world by initiating lasting change.

Net Impact Announces 2021-2022 Theme: The Regenerative Economy: Reimagined Capitalism for People and Planet

Press Release

May 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact announces its 2021-2022 theme: The Regenerative Economy: Reimagined Capitalism for People and Planet, a concept built on the belief that society must urgently work together to evolve an economic system leveraging regenerative principles.

The Private Equity World: Broadening Focus on Sustainability - The Blackstone Group is All In

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (5.17.2021)
Newsletter

P/E world:  Private equity firms often have a pool of companies wholly owned or invested in and managed and advised by them in portfolio …this is the ambitious domain of the private equity (P/E) universe.

The leading publicly-traded P/E leaders are familiar names to institutional investors:  Blackstone (NYSE:BX), The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG), Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO), and Kohlberg, Kravis Roberts (NYSE:KKR).  There also well-known P/E companies not publicly-traded such as TPG Capital and Bain Capital (which owns, invests in and advises portfolio entities).

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E10: Caroline Barlerin, Platypus Advisors

Debating the Tech Sector’s Role in Society & Democracy
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Controversy over the tech sector’s role in society, democracy, and philanthropy has been making headlines for years. Recently, some tech companies have leaned into these areas even further while others have made statements that they are specifically staying out of political and social issues. In this episode, get a frontline perspective from Platypus Advisors Founder Caroline Barlerin, a leader in CSR and skills-based volunteering with experience at companies like Twitter, Eventbrite, and HP.

Volunteering and Employee Engagement

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In today's episode of the Social Impact Show, we discuss how employee volunteering can positively impact your employee engagement programs.

We explore how volunteering can be the gateway to increased workplace giving participation, the rise of virtual volunteering, how to encourage employee volunteering and partnerships with non-profit organizations.

Watch or listen to the full episode on:

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Benevity Sees Exponential Surge in Searches for Nonprofits Providing COVID-19 Support in India

More companies activate relief campaigns on Benevity’s platform for the crisis in India, expected to peak in mid-May
Press Release

CALGARY, Alberta, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced a surge in activity on its platform from companies and their people looking to support COVID-19 relief for India. Seven of the top 10 searches on the platform in April 2021 were directly related to the COVID-19 crisis in India, indicating a strong desire for companies and their people to find and support trusted nonprofit organizations that are providing relief.

How Digital Training Content Helps Refugees, Youth, and Young Adults Shape Their Careers

A Collaboration between Deloitte and Volunteer Vision
Press Release

May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Digital connections are powerful and can shape the world for good. At Volunteer Vision we have known this truth for a long time and have been working with Deloitte since 2018 to share knowledge in a meaningful way.

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