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Trending: Tech Giants Laying Groundwork for More Diverse, Equitable Tech Economy in US
Trending: Tech Giants Laying Groundwork for More Diverse, Equitable Tech Economy in US

2 months ago - HP, HPE, Intel and Microsoft are launching the HBCU Technology Conference, to equip students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities to excel in tech careers; while Apple has expanded its Racial Equity and Justice Initiative with $30M worth of new programs.

Survey: COVID-19 Is Intensifying Sustainability Challenges, But Not Derailing Corporate Action
Survey: COVID-19 Is Intensifying Sustainability Challenges, But Not Derailing Corporate Action

4 months ago - 2021 Sustainability Leaders Survey examines attitudes of nearly 700 experts from over 70 countries, reflecting on the pandemic’s implications for sustainable social and environmental development agendas — and who is perceived to be leading the charge.

Transform to Net Zero: What Collective Climate Action Looks Like, One Year On
Transform to Net Zero: What Collective Climate Action Looks Like, One Year On

4 months ago - In July 2020, Transform to Net Zero launched as a cross-sector initiative to accelerate the transition to a net-zero global economy, and inspire other global leaders to do the same. What does progress looks like one year on, and what happens next in the lead-up to COP 26?

Rethinking How Brands Engage Pride, Worldwide
Rethinking How Brands Engage Pride, Worldwide

5 months ago - As we exit Pride month and look to WorldPride in August, it’s apparent that we’re at an inflection point for purpose — one that requires consistent corporate action that positively impacts LGBTQIA+ people no matter where they are in one’s workforce or world.

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More Corporate Giants Join Forces to Improve, Scale Business Investments in Climate Solutions
More Corporate Giants Join Forces to Improve, Scale Business Investments in Climate Solutions

5 months ago - Amazon, Disney, Google and Netflix are among the founding companies behind the Business Alliance for Scaling Climate Solutions (BASCS), to increase the scale and impact of business investment in climate solutions.

Microsoft, LinkedIn Expand Initiative to Enable More Inclusive, Skills-Based Tech Economy in US
Microsoft, LinkedIn Expand Initiative to Enable More Inclusive, Skills-Based Tech Economy in US

7 months ago - The companies have launched a variety of new tools and services aimed at fostering a more inclusive tech workforce in the US, with a specific focus on women and underrepresented minorities.

Electronics Giants, Global Orgs Launch Circular Electronics Partnership
Electronics Giants, Global Orgs Launch Circular Electronics Partnership

8 months ago - Cisco, Dell, Google and Microsoft are among the founding members of the alliance — which sees the biggest names in tech, consumer goods and waste management working together to enable a circular economy for electronics by 2030.

2020’s Top 10 Trends in Purpose — and What They Could Mean for You in 2021
2020’s Top 10 Trends in Purpose — and What They Could Mean for You in 2021

11 months ago - In the midst of all the unrest and uncertainty, where did we see innovation, progress and possibility in 2020? Porter Novelli analyzed a year’s worth of Purpose-driven news, activities, campaigns and announcements; and distilled our 10 need-to-know trends for today and tomorrow.

UN Business and Human Rights Forum, Day 3: Business Must Approach DEI Issues Through a Human Rights Lens
UN Business and Human Rights Forum, Day 3: Business Must Approach DEI Issues Through a Human Rights Lens

1 year ago - The irony at this Forum is that so much of the conversation is about abuses in company supply chains, often far outside company walls. However, race discrimination is also close to home — taking place every day within the companies themselves. 

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US Corporates, Governments, NGOs Join Global Push to Plant 1T Trees
US Corporates, Governments, NGOs Join Global Push to Plant 1T Trees

1 year ago - Healthy and resilient forests are a key part of efforts to combat the negative impacts of climate change. Studies have shown trees can reduce temperatures by 9 degrees and energy costs by $7.8 billion a year. 

LEAD on Climate 2020 to Be Largest-Ever Virtual Lawmaker Advocacy Day for Climate Action
LEAD on Climate 2020 to Be Largest-Ever Virtual Lawmaker Advocacy Day for Climate Action

1 year ago - 300+ businesses in the largest-ever call to action from business leaders to the US Congress will call for a build-back-better strategy that centers around a resilient, clean energy economy.

Report: Digital Sector Can Lead Transformative Systems Change for Climate-Stable Future
Report: Digital Sector Can Lead Transformative Systems Change for Climate-Stable Future

1 year ago - A new report by Future Earth asserts that digital transformations unfolding today could help enable the systems transformations necessary for mitigating the climate crisis. 

Microsoft, Danone Partner to Advance AI-Based Sustainable Food Solutions
Microsoft, Danone Partner to Advance AI-Based Sustainable Food Solutions

1 year ago - The companies will jointly support funded European startups with artificial intelligence-based solutions for sustainable food and regenerative agriculture in a three-month accelerator.

Super Bowl’s $5.6M Question: Can Snickers Really Fix the World?
Super Bowl’s $5.6M Question: Can Snickers Really Fix the World?

1 year ago - At least the game was fun to watch, because this year’s commercials make the United Nations’ sixth edition of the Global Environment Outlook report seem like interesting reading. This year, corporate America chose to laugh rather than voice an opinion.

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Microsoft Will Remove Its 45 Years' Worth of Carbon Emissions by 2030
Microsoft Will Remove Its 45 Years' Worth of Carbon Emissions by 2030

1 year ago - The tech giant has committed to carbon-negativity within a decade, and erasing its entire carbon footprint — everything it has emitted since its founding in 1975 — by 2050.

285 Companies’ Science-Based Targets Signal Significant Progress Toward Paris Agreement Goals
285 Companies’ Science-Based Targets Signal Significant Progress Toward Paris Agreement Goals

1 year ago - New report reveals that by meeting their science-based targets, these companies — with more GHGs than France and Spain, combined — will eliminate 265 million metric tons of emissions from their operations, equivalent to closing 68 coal-fired power plants.

Leading-Edge Stakeholder-Engagement Metrics Reshaping Companies’ Definitions, Benchmarks for Success
Leading-Edge Stakeholder-Engagement Metrics Reshaping Companies’ Definitions, Benchmarks for Success

2 years ago - On day 1 of New Metrics ’19, representatives from corporates, nonprofits and more explored new ways to quantify the impacts of various forms of stakeholder engagement — from communities to consumers to employees.

SB Oceans Showcases Solutions Aimed at Restoring Our Aquatic Abundance
SB Oceans Showcases Solutions Aimed at Restoring Our Aquatic Abundance

2 years ago - AI, a conscientious credit card, social plastic and underwater forests are just a few of the solutions showcased at SB Oceans that can help us restore their abundance.

5 Important New Frontiers of Social Impact Measurement
5 Important New Frontiers of Social Impact Measurement

2 years ago - Within the evolution of risk and impact measurement, we are seeing growing demand for proven methodologies and best practices around quantifying social impact — here is a sample of five important frontiers of social impact measurement, each of which will have its own session at New Metrics ’19.

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Award-Winning Creative Driving Inclusion, Diversity, Civic Engagement
Award-Winning Creative Driving Inclusion, Diversity, Civic Engagement

2 years ago - D&AD Impact is a global initiative and awards program that showcases how creative thinking can be a force for good. This year’s winners highlight solutions including adaptive gaming and furniture design to wildlife conservation to turning the tables on racist rhetoric.

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