The Fedcap Group will provide ESG training to its 3,500 employees and to the boards of directors of its twenty-three subsidiaries
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Fedcap Group, a non-profit organization that develops innovative and sustainable solutions to improve the economic well-being of people facing barriers, has launched an enhanced corporate sustainability training program on ESG principles for its 23 subsidiaries which includes 104 members of respective boards of directors and 3,500 employees.
The Fedcap Group is committed to corporate sustainability in order to create long-term value for stakeholders through the implementation of a business strategy focused on ethical, social, environmental, cultural dimensions. and economics of doing business and adopted the United Nations Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Framework. The strategies created are aimed at fostering longevity, transparency and good development of employees within corporate organizations.
Christine McMahon, President and CEO, said“As a purpose-driven organization, our nearly 90-year history has been dedicated to improving the economic well-being of the people and communities we serve. Our mission guides every decision and action we take, including our firm belief that we are citizens of the communities in which we operate. We are committed to ESG principles and spend considerable time analyzing the impact of environmental, social and governance issues on our business strategies and practices. Today’s partnership with Paul Smith’s College shows that we don’t just talk, we walk. By providing training across the Fedcap Group organization, we will be able to better align our investments and programming with critical environmental, social and governance metrics.
The free online training will be created and delivered by Paul Smith’s College. Paul Smith’s College has been preparing graduates for 75 years for sustainable careers in business, hospitality, forestry and environmental science. The College has a leading sustainability center with a mission to build a more “a resilient campus and community by protecting natural ecosystems, creating economic prosperity, and promoting social equity. The College recently launched a Diploma in Disaster Response and Recovery, and Masters degrees in Natural Resource Conservation and Sustainable Tourism Management modeled on ESG principles. The new training program will guide Fedcap employees through the principles and application of how to operate in accordance with environmental, social and ethical principles.
Paul Smith’s Nicholas Hunt-Bull president said“As an educational institution committed to improving the environment, this partnership is a valuable opportunity to share our expertise with a large number of Fedcap practitioners who share these values.
For more information on the Fedcap Group’s commitment to sustainability, see the company’s sustainability webpage (https://fedcapgroup.org/corporate-sustainability/).
About Fedcap Group
Since 1935, the Fedcap Group has developed scalable, innovative and potentially disruptive solutions for some of society’s most pressing needs. Fedcap Group generates more than $400 million in revenue annually to serve more than 250,000 people each year across an international footprint. Fedcap Group’s work is structured into four major practice areas – workforce development, educational services, health services and economic development – and is delivered by a growing number of leading companies – each focused on helping people achieve long-term economic well-being. -being.
The work is carried out through Fedcap group companies, led by executive directors with significant local knowledge and extensive operational experience. Businesses are backed by a strong core team, providing financial, human resource, technology and engagement support. This matrix structure allows the Fedcap Group to integrate its work into various systems and funding streams for greater impact.
About Paul Smith College
As the only four-year institution of higher learning located in Adirondack Park in upstate New York, Paul Smith offers hands-on, hands-on learning in areas such as business and hospitality, culinary management, forestry, environmental science and natural resources. . We can take advantage of the industries and resources available in our backyard while preparing students for successful careers anywhere. Our community of resourceful, enterprising, supportive and adventurous individuals collectively provide experiential education, support for students in the classroom and beyond, and meaningful opportunities for our alumni. We pride ourselves on researching and advocating on issues that improve our planet and the lives of the people on it. Paul Smith’s College recently received five top college honors from US News and World Report, including 3rd for the most innovative schools as well as the best undergraduate education, the best colleges for veterans, the best regional colleges and the best performers in social mobility, which reflects enrollment and graduation rates for economically disadvantaged students.