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  • Sustainable Investing Gets More Transparent May 26, 2017
    SOURCE: Bloomberg DESCRIPTION:Originally posted on www.bloomberg.com/bcause. Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) data on the Bloomberg Terminal function ESG increases the visibility of ESG risks and opportunities for investors. Customer usage has more than doubled since 2012. To read Bloomberg's 2016 Impact Report, click here.  Tweet me: Sustainable Investing Gets More Transparent With ESG Data on the Bloomberg […]
  • De Beers Group Helping to Create a Ripple Effect Across Botswana’s Economy May 26, 2017
    A blog from Bruce Cleaver, De Beers Group CEO, discussing the socio-economic impact of the company in Botswana SOURCE: De Beers Group DESCRIPTION:I’ve always been intrigued by the fact that in Setswana, the word ‘Pula’ means both money and rain.  Not just because both are valuable resources, but also because of how a financial investment […]
  • Announcing the 2017 Cone Communications CSR Study May 25, 2017
    SOURCE: Cone Communications DESCRIPTION:2017 will be remembered as the year that corporate social responsibility (CSR) was once again redefined. Although CSR will always be grounded in business operations, the stakes have gotten a lot higher. Companies must now share not only what they stand for, but what they stand up for.  We are pleased to […]
  • AEP Releases 2017 Corporate Accountability Report May 25, 2017
    SOURCE: ReportAlert DESCRIPTION:American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) issued its 2017 Corporate Accountability Report today, the 11th annual assessment of AEP’s stewardship as a public company and a community partner. It is accessible online at www.aepsustainability.com. The report explores AEP’s business strategy, governance, financial performance, corporate culture and social responsibilities in 2016. AEP made a positive economic, […]
  • Take Sustainability to the Next Level with the Circular Economy Toolbox May 25, 2017
    SOURCE: USCCF Corporate Citizenship Center DESCRIPTION:This week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center, The Sustainability Consortium (TSC), and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), along with support from Tarkett, launched the Circular Economy Toolbox, an online platform to help companies incorporate more sustainable business practices that eliminate waste and increase efficiency. The circular […]
  • How to Improve Your CSR Score – Download e-Books May 25, 2017
    SOURCE: CSRHub DESCRIPTION:CSRHub has released two e-books focused around the topic of ‘How to Improve Your CSR Score’, sponsored by Triple Pundit. In this e-Book series, How to Improve Your CSR Score, we’ll share our experience to help you better manage your rating stakeholders, improve your performance, tell your CSR story, and improve your CSR […]
  • The MetLife Foundation is Building Financial Capability May 25, 2017
    Financial capability means clients know how to manage their finances and have all the right tools to do so. It means they use safe, affordable, and effective financial services to achieve their goals. SOURCE: MetLife Inc. DESCRIPTION:GLOBAL BFA (formerly Bankable Frontier Associates) Well-run financial institutions make a point of asking their customers directly how they […]
  • Crewmembers Earn Free Travel for Charity of Their Choice May 25, 2017
    SOURCE: JetBlue Airways DESCRIPTION:“Meeting like-minded and caring individuals across our network not only creates relationships but makes me proud to work at JetBlue! —Kevin Dong, Flight Ops Analyst, JetBlue Solidarity is critical to the way we work. It not only feels great to support each other and to volunteer in the community, it also helps […]
  • In Its Continuing Mission to Improve Every Life, 3M Announced Today the Publication of Its 2017 Sustainability Report. May 25, 2017
    SOURCE: ReportAlert DESCRIPTION:The 2017 Sustainability Report covers what 3M accomplished throughout 2016 in addressing significant global challenges involving raw materials, water, energy and climate, health and safety, as well as education and development. The report features stories of 3M products and people that combine innovation with purpose, and covers a wide range of sustainability-related topics, […]
  • Cross-Sector Collaboration Launches Study on How to Build Purpose into the Work of People, Teams, and Organizations May 24, 2017
    CECP, Imperative, and PwC seek to shed light on how companies can embed purpose into culture to drive stronger business performance, talent engagement and effectiveness, and community impact SOURCE: CECP DESCRIPTION:NEW YORK, May 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CECP: The CEO Force for Good has joined forces with Imperative and PwC US to launch a multi-year […]
  • Living in a Materiality World May 24, 2017
    Here are four guiding principles for companies embarking on their first materiality assessment SOURCE: UPS DESCRIPTION:Ed Rogers | UPS   While mega-trends such as urbanization, the digital economy, population growth and a rising global middle class have become a focal point for companies seeking to develop sustainable growth strategies, in reality the world is far more nuanced […]
  • Global Responsibility Performance Highlights May 24, 2017
    SOURCE: Walmart DESCRIPTION:As featured in the Walmart Global Responsibility Report 2017  Our approach to global responsibilityWorking with others, we aspire to reshape whole systems to achieve significant and lasting improvement in social, environmental and economic outcomes. For example, enhancing environmental sustainability in retail supply chains means addressing their social and economic dimensions, too. We have […]
  • Report: Closing the Loop on the Circular Economy May 24, 2017
    Ethical Corporation releases complimentary 20-page briefing on the circular economy, featuring case studies from Smurfit Kappa, Timberland, Toyota and Jaguar. SOURCE: Ethical Performance SUMMARY:Click here to download your complimentary 20-page circular economy briefing DESCRIPTION:In today’s age of CSR culpability, businesses are increasingly looking towards the circular economy as a societal as well as business step […]
    Megan Amrich
  • State Street Achieves Its Environmental Goals Three Years Ahead of Schedule and Details Corporate Responsibility Practices in Annual Report May 24, 2017
    Company Named to CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, Ranked Highest Among Banks SOURCE: ReportAlert DESCRIPTION:State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) announced the release of its 2016 Corporate Responsibility (CR) report, which highlights the company’s commitment to corporate citizenship, and environmental, social and governance (ESG) activities. The report details how State Street exceeded its environmental […]
  • Corporate Innovation Extends to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Strategies; Companies Find New Ways to Deploy Resources for Societal Benefit May 23, 2017
    Pilot study highlights diverse approaches companies are taking to do ‘good beyond giving’ SOURCE: CECP DESCRIPTION:NEW YORK, May 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A new study released by CECP: The CEO Force for Good,  supported by USAA, found that large companies are implementing new ways to make a positive difference for people and communities beyond traditional […]
  • MetLife Foundation Annual Report 2016 | Our Approach May 23, 2017
    SOURCE: MetLife Inc. DESCRIPTION:MetLife Foundation designed its financial inclusion strategy after extensive consultation with global leaders in the industry. We wanted to ensure that our work built on, rather than duplicated, efforts already underway. And we wanted to take full advantage of our strengths: the Foundation’s global reach, MetLife’s years of expertise and stability as […]
  • Charting a New Course in Sustainability Reporting May 23, 2017
    by Sophia Mendelsohn SOURCE: JetBlue Airways DESCRIPTION:There’s currently a debate brewing among sustainability and corporate responsibility professionals about the best way to report CSR and environmental information. Is a sustainability report the proper time for storytelling or do readers just want the facts? Truth is, we are often trying to reach multiple (and different audiences) […]
    Travis Nicol
  • ArcelorMittal Publishes Its 2016 United States Integrated Report May 23, 2017
    SOURCE: ReportAlert DESCRIPTION:ArcelorMittal USA is proud to announce the publication of its annual 2016 United States Integrated Report. Since 2009, ArcelorMittal has reported on its corporate responsibility and sustainability initiatives in the United States. This second publication of an integrated report continues the company’s dedication to transparency and directly connects ArcelorMittal’s 10 sustainable development outcomes to […]
  • Landmark Research Shows Americans are Redefining the “Good Life” May 23, 2017
    80% would be loyal to brands that helped them live their new values SOURCE: Sustainable Brands DESCRIPTION:Large opportunity for business to support new aspirations of balance, health, and connections DETROIT, May 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In spite of a chaotic political arena, a majority of Americans share the view that The Good Life is […]
    Sustainable Brands
  • Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Supports The Nature Conservancy's National Soil Health Initiative with $1 Million Commitment May 22, 2017
    Healthy Soil Practices Could Unlock Unprecedented Economic and Conservation Benefits SOURCE: Nestlé DESCRIPTION:May 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company announced its support for The Nature Conservancy's reThink Soil initiative, a national, collaborative effort to help farmers improve soil health on croplands across the United States, by committing $1 million over five years. Widespread adoption of soil […]