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The Media Monitor delivers News You Can Use to your inbox weekly. This curated weekly news service for members of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship highlights items that offer perspective and analysis on issues that are shaping or are shaped by corporate citizenship practice.
Here are some examples of articles you might see in the Media Monitor:
As climate change uproots communities, innovation can rescue culture
Cultural losses, such as damage to museums and ancient buildings, as well as climate-linked population displacement are expected to increase due to climate change, but creative ways to protect culture are emerging.
How this program for entrepreneurs is fostering female talent
EY’s Entrepreneurial Winning Women program, which selects a group of high-achieving female entrepreneurs in the U.S. and Canada to mentor every year, provides educational and networking opportunities as well as access to advisers and lessons in leadership, scaling, and financing.
Millennials not connecting with their company's mission
Only slightly more than a third of millennial workers strongly agree that the mission or purpose of their organization makes them feel their job is important. And just 40% of millennials feel strongly connected to their company's mission, according to a recent Gallup report.
Internet freedom wanes as governments target messaging, social apps
Freedom House, which ranks the world on free speech, political and civil rights has found Internet freedom on a decline for the sixth consecutive year as governments push against encryption and have shifted more from behind-the-scenes control to overt repression and arrests.
Sheryl Sandberg said to plan $100 million in charitable giving
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, plans to transfer nearly $100 million of her Facebook shares to a fund for charitable giving. Sandberg will direct the money to organizations that, among other things, deal with women’s empowerment issues.
Carbon dioxide emissions close to flat for third straight year, report says
Carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels around the globe remained steady last year and will only rise slightly in 2016, according to new research. Some researchers say that's not enough to address climate change.