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Aflac Chief Brand and Communications Officer Catherine Hernandez-Blades shared how their communications have evolved to bolster their commitment to being a purpose-driven brand. Forbes >>

Sierra Grossman, Vice President and Head of Corporate and Social Responsibility at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., explained how they are partnering with the North Valley Community Foundation and the Aaron Rodgers NorCal Fire Recovery Fund to support their local community after the recent wildfires. Enterprise-Record >>

Toms founder Blake Mycoskie shared insights on their gun-violence-prevention campaign and how it represents their brand values. Outside Online >>

Gonzalo Pertile, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at J. Crew, discussed the brand's new denim recycling partnership with Habitat for Humanity and how it ties into their larger sustainability goals. Glossy >>

Boeing Chairman, President, and CEO Dennis Muilenburg announced their commitment to $250 million in corporate giving and their dedication to giving back to their communities. Courier-Herald >>

Smithfield Foods brand Kretschmar announced that they are continuing their partnership with The Make-A-Wish Foundation through an $105,000 donation to help with their mission and give back to the community. Globe Newswire >>

Knoll is hiring a Director of Corporate Sustainability to advise senior management on their sustainability programs, collaborate with internal groups to develop a coordinated sustainability plan, and analyze current sustainability trends to integrate. (East Greenville, PA) Knoll Careers >>

Colgate is looking for a Global Corporate Social Responsibility Senior Specialist and Associate Manager to develop and support their sustainability and philanthropy efforts across the organization. (New York, NY) Colgate Jobs >>

Disney needs an Environmental Sustainability Manager to manage internal and external communications around sustainability and support new guidance materials for environmental sustainability as it relates to their larger CSR strategy. Disney Careers >>

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