December 2023

HGA Releases Boosting Equity in the Workplace Report

National interdisciplinary design firm, HGA, set out to understand how employees experience, perceive, and define workplace equity. Much of the literature on workplace equity focuses on its significance to business success rather than on the individual employee experience. Researchers from HGA’s Design Insight Group (DIG) interviewed 19 participants from diverse groups, including BIPOC, hourly employees, and those hired after March 2020.

10 New Year’s Resolutions for a Greener 2024

Energized by Edison

Staying committed to New Year’s resolutions may be difficult, but what if your actions can help create a better tomorrow? Consider these resolutions to make a lasting impact for a greener and cleaner new year for you and your community.

To contribute to a clean energy future, you can take small steps or giant leaps to help reduce your carbon footprint. Simple ways you can make a change include:

Spotlight on Sustainability’s ROI

This ESG Talk mini-series highlights two episodes featuring Tensie Whelan, director of the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business. Part one introduces CSB’s innovative Return on Sustainability Investment—or ROSI—model. In part two, Tensie and Mandi McReynolds are joined by Kelly Fisher, head of corporate sustainability at HSBC Bank USA, and share stories of companies driving financial performance with ESG.

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Project UP Summit: The Power of Community, Partners, and Mentors

In a time of rapidly evolving technological change, it’s more important than ever that we accelerate our work to close the digital divide.

Recently, Comcast brought together hundreds of nonprofit and local leaders from across the nation for our Project UP Summit – leaders who are empowering communities to leverage technology to shape their lives. It was an inspiring two days at our headquarters in Philadelphia, and the perfect way to also celebrate Comcast’s founding 60 years ago.

CRB Relocates Its Philadelphia Operations to Central 'Cellicon Valley'

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., December 27, 2023 /3BL/ - CRB, a leading global provider of engineering, architecture, construction, and consulting solutions to the life sciences and food and beverage industries, has moved its Philadelphia-area operations to the new Seven Tower Bridge building in Conshohocken. The 26,670-square-foot office accommodates a diverse group of more than 150 employees and puts CRB closer to clients in one of the world’s most critical biopharma markets.

Lifting Families out of Generational Poverty in the Volunteer State

The Highlands Training Center was born with a clear goal.

Bring 1,600 local children out of poverty by 2025.

“Our goal number is just 10% of the children currently living in poverty in the Upper Cumberland region,” says Ryan Barnhart, executive director of the Highlands Training Center. “We’re working with almost 800 families, including parents and grandparents, to bring these kids out of poverty over the next three years.”

Rayonier Provides Grants to 53 Nonprofit Organizations Supporting Nassau County

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WILDLIGHT, Fla., December 27, 2023 /3BL/ - Rayonier announced the award of $178,700 to 53 area organizations serving Nassau County. The company hosted its annual special awards breakfast on December 1st at the FSCJ Betty P. Cook Nassau Center to recognize the recipients.