An Earth Day Flash Consulting Day of Service with Nielsen and Common Impact
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As part of its commitment to sustainability, Nielsen celebrated its ninth annual Earth Day with a variety of activities and volunteer events to build a stronger and more resilient future for the planet and coming generations.
On April 21, 2022, nearly 1,100 Nielsen employees across 30 countries gathered virtually and in person to celebrate Earth Day. This marked the ninth year that Nielsen teams planned activities and volunteer events to build a stronger and more resilient future for our planet and coming generations. Our Green Business Resource Group (BRG) led the activities, which organized Nielsen employees as one company to contribute more than 1,840 volunteer hours across 62 events to drive responsible action for climate justice.
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