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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.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E17: Susan McPherson, McPherson Strategies

The Lost Art of Connecting
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CSR and social impact expert Susan McPherson talks about her new book, The Lost Art of Connecting, and signature “gather, ask, do,” method for meaningful networking and lasting business relationships. She and host Danielle Holly discuss the Great Resignation and how employees having more power will democratize companies’ approaches to CSR. Plus, Susan explains why even though companies are not moving as quickly as they need to on social and environmental issues, we should be encouraging – not disparaging – those that are making efforts to deliver on their goals.

Illumina's Interns Contribute Over 800 Hours on Social Impact Projects

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Illumina interns put our culture of giving back into action with their social impact projects this summer. Embedding CSR into how we do business even translates to our intern program!

2020 In Focus: ViacomCBS Social Impact Review

By Bob Bakish | President and CEO, ViacomCBS
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2020 was a year of rising to the occasion: one in which ViacomCBS had to demonstrate who we are as a company and how we show up for our employees, audiences, communities and partners around the world. We faced one of the worst health crises in a generation and a racial reckoning that continues to reverberate across our society. In true ViacomCBS fashion, we responded quickly and strengthened our commitment to social impact by building on our legacy of driving change and using our power as a global content creator for good.

Benevity Partners With the “Go Give One” Campaign to Address Global COVID-19 Vaccine Inequity

The “Go Give One” campaign aims to provide 50 million doses of the vaccine to 92 countries by April 28, 2022
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CALGARY, Alberta, August 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, has partnered with the “Go Give One” campaign, created by the WHO Foundation, to enable companies and their people to join the global movement to help people in low-income countries access COVID-19 vaccines.

Vinyl Sustainability Council Issues Call for Entries for Three Annual Awards

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WASHINGTON, August 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), a self-funded business council advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, has issued a call for entries for its annual awards: Vinyl Recycling Award, Social Impact Award, and Design for Reuse Award. All three awards will be presented at the VSC’s Sustainability Summit on Nov. 10.

Antea Group Publishes 2020 Sustainability Report

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ST. PAUL, Minn., July 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Antea Group is proud to announce the publication of our 2020 Sustainability Report. Some areas of focus include our approach to sustainability, environmental impact, community and stakeholder engagement, as well as our commitment to quality and continuous improvement. The report also looks at how Antea Group invests in our people through employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, wellness, and health and safety.

How Nutrition Education Supports Communities

Herbalife Nutrition works with community partners to empower healthy nutrition
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The effects of the pandemic have hit our most vulnerable communities and aggravated an issue we can no longer ignore—hidden hunger. The economic impactor COVID-19 brought a new level of awareness to the issues of hunger, and food insecurity in the U.S. as more families found themselves struggling to put food on the table.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E15: Dr. Stephanie Royal, The Robin Hood Foundation

Leadership in Times of Crisis & Recovery with Robin Hood
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Dr. Stephanie Royal, Chief People Officer at The Robin Hood Foundation, New York City’s largest poverty fighting organization, talks about community-driven philanthropy, leading with compassion, and how the K-shaped recovery from COVID-19 is further disadvantaging under-resourced communities and the nonprofit sector. Hear Stephanie’s takes on nonprofit talent management in the COVID-19 era, including new challenges with employee retention, the importance of investing in staff, building a culture of DEI, and supporting mental health and wellness.

Ecofin Strives to Make a Positive Impact Without Compromising Returns

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by Brent Newcomb, President of Ecofin

Ecofin is a sustainable investing specialist dedicated to climate action, social impact and water.

First, climate action is the drive to reduce emissions, and includes both the energy transition and waste transition.  This means conventional categories such as solar, wind, hydro and batteries, in addition to the electrification of transport, energy efficiency, waste-to-value (recycling) and waste-to-energy (cleaner fuels such as renewable natural gas).

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