Twenty-seven years ago, millions of people met Pedro Zamora.
At a time when fewer than 40 percent of Americans personally knew someone with HIV/AIDS, MTV’s The Real World introduced viewers to an openly gay, HIV-positive Cuban American man who was full of joy and willing to open his life to the world.
The ViacomCBS Impact Awards recognize employees who exemplify our values and are making differences in their communities. This year we are proud to award five winners who will have $10,000 donated to an organization of their choosing.
A Corporate Member Conversation with ViacomCBS's Adam Robinson
Welcoming our community into the Park to keep our four miles of shared urban green space clean, green and beautiful is what the Hudson River Park Friends Volunteer Program is all about – and bringing teams of employees from our Corporate Members into the Park to make a difference is a big part of that. In 2020, when we were unable to invite large groups into the field, we expanded our understanding of what giving back to the Park through volunteering means.
ViacomCBS announced today the release of its 2020 Social Impact Review – 2020 In Focus – providing a snapshot of the company’s social impact strategy last year. As a company passionate about entertaining and informing the world, their approach to social impact was rooted in making the most of the company’s core strengths and assets:
The head writer of ViacomCBS International Studios' Narrativas Negras, an all-Black writers room in Brazil, introduces the team creating more inclusive content for the studio.
By Marton Olympio
In Brazil, telenovelas and soap operas dominate pop culture. But more times than not, when you see a Black person on screen, they’re playing a maid, a chauffeur, or busboy. And they’re given few, if any, lines.
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.
June 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In June, for every person that tweets the hashtag #ParamountPlusPride, Paramount+ will donate $1 to the Point Foundation, the nation’s largest LGBTQ scholarship granting organization for more than 20 years. The Point Foundation helps empower promising lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential.
As America’s mental health crisis spirals and pounds particularly hard on Black and BIPOC communities, and members of Gen Z, more than 200 businesses and nonprofits are uniting for the inaugural Mental Health Action Day on Thursday, May 20. Their emphasis is on the word action.
The company signed the United Nations’ Sports for Climate Action Declaration ahead of the 2021 Super Bowl.
By Nicole Bitette
Ahead of Super Bowl LV on Sunday, Feb. 7, ViacomCBS signed the United Nations’ Sports for Climate Action Declaration, as the company continues its commitment to transparency and environmental sustainability.