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10 Commitments For Advancing Racial Justice In A Corporate World-image

June 9, 2020 | Sarah Weatherby

10 Commitments For Advancing Racial Justice In A Corporate World

Over the past couple of weeks, America has undergone an identity crisis, questioning the very fabric of the Declaration of Independence. The death of George Floyd and others has sparked the reexamination of whether all men are truly created equal under the...

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How Can Companies Better Serve Communities Of Color?-image

June 8, 2020 | Simone Singh

How Can Companies Better Serve Communities Of Color?

This year has magnified the deeply held and long-standing divisions within society that perpetuate institutionalized inequalities among communities of color, especially Black communities.  These challenges are extensive, from the unjust killings of George Floyd, David McAtee, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless other deaths of unarmed Black Americans; to the disproportionate effects of COVID-19’s among minorities. America,...

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Courageous Leaders for Black and Brown Communities-image

June 4, 2020 | Karina Garibay

Courageous Leaders for Black and Brown Communities

There is a growing public expectation for business leaders to take a stand on socio-cultural-political issues that impact society. In the United States today, we grapple not only with the coronavirus, but also with a racism pandemic, and both matters being particularly dangerous to...

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“With Malice Toward None, With Charity For All”-image

June 3, 2020 | JR Kerr

“With Malice Toward None, With Charity For All”

These last few days have been painfully hard on our communities and our country. Racist abuse, violence and murders are not new but these issues are immediate and impossible to ignore. It’s long past time for us all to do the...

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Taking A Stand On Black Lives Matter Is Corporate Social Responsibility-image

June 2, 2020 | Rachael Pazdan

Taking A Stand On Black Lives Matter Is Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporations have traditionally shied away from taking a public stance on racial injustice and police violence. It’s been common for companies to view the Black Lives Matter movement as potentially ‘polarizing’ for their main stakeholders. A recent piece by The New York Times states,...

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The Impact Of Purpose-image

June 1, 2020 | Mark Hamilton

The Impact Of Purpose

It’s not surprising that purpose-driven companies are in a far better position to deal with a crisis, such as the economic fallout from the global pandemic. Building a culture of purpose doesn’t happen overnight: it’s already engrained into people, supply...

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We’re All In This Together-image

May 29, 2020 | Julia Cox

We’re All In This Together

As Mental Health Awareness Month comes to a close, during a time that experts have called  “the most psychologically toxic disaster in anyone’s lifetime,” it is easy to focus on the negative. But experiencing this shared trauma has brought awareness to the...

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Building Back More #Equal-image

May 28, 2020 | Petra Dizdar

Building Back More #Equal

In recent weeks, we have seen an increased number of public pleas from cross-sector leaders advocating for governments, businesses and nonprofits to ensure that this pandemic, among other things, does not erase the progress the world has made on gender equality.  From UN Secretary...

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A Smarter And Greener Way To Fight The Pandemic-image

May 27, 2020 | The Impact Executive

A Smarter And Greener Way To Fight The Pandemic

Nate Kolbeck, Co-Founder of 3D Brooklyn, discussed what it means to be an Impact Executive, leveraging new technologies to advance the sustainability agenda and filling an urgent need during a time of crisis.  Nate believes that the intersection of sustainability, technology,...

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ESG Investments Show Their Value In The Pandemic-image

May 26, 2020 | Alex Davis

ESG Investments Show Their Value In The Pandemic

Investments aligned with environmental, social and governance factors (ESG) have long been promoted as a risk management strategy for investors. However, during the previous decade-plus long economic expansion, there were no events that truly tested this claim.  That moment has now arrived—and ESG strategies appear to have worked as advertised. Initial analysis shows that funds managed according to...

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This CEO Rapidly Pivoted To Making Masks in Africa-image

May 20, 2020 | The Impact Executive

This CEO Rapidly Pivoted To Making Masks in Africa

Zane Wilemon, CEO of Ubuntu Life, discussed what it means to be an Impact Executive, bringing impact from the periphery to the center of business. With his business partner and long-time friend Jeremiah Kuria, Zane started his journey building a...

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High-Tech Tackling The Climate Crisis-image

May 18, 2020 | Makayla Canfield

High-Tech Tackling The Climate Crisis

Intel, the global computing giant, just released its 2030 Strategy and Goals, outlining its next decade of shared corporate responsibility, and building on Intel’s ongoing commitments.   Intel is undertaking three specific global challenges to:  Revolutionize health and safety with technology Make technology fully inclusive and expand...

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