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  • The Carlsberg Group Continues to Improve Its Sustainability Performance February 24, 2017
    The Carlsberg Group achieved its 2017 reduction targets for energy, CO2 and water ahead of schedule and is on track to deliver its 2017 target on responsible drinking information, according to its 2016 Sustainability Report. SOURCE: Carlsberg Group DESCRIPTION:Copenhagen, Denmark, February 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Since 2015, the Carlsberg Group has delivered reductions of 6% […]
  • Final Week to Register for the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility! February 23, 2017
    SOURCE: USCCF Corporate Citizenship Center DESCRIPTION:It's the final week to register for the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility! Don’t miss the opportunity to earn a Professional Certificate in CSR from Johns Hopkins in just six months. Courses offered include: The Business of Corporate Social Responsibility Sustainability & Ethical Behavior of Corporations Investing in Communities Measuring & Communicating CSR […]
  • Republic Services: Communities February 23, 2017
    SOURCE: Republic Services DESCRIPTION:Serving Republic’s 14 million customers goes beyond handling their recycling and waste needs. Service is about being a Good Neighbor to the communities where we live, work and raise families. Whether Republic employees are volunteering or donating their time or resources, their willingness to give back is yet another way they make […]
    Kate Finegan
  • BIER Issues Results of 2016 Water and Energy Use Benchmarking Study February 23, 2017
    SOURCE: Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable DESCRIPTION:February 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) released their 2016 Water and Energy Use Benchmarking Study, celebrating their ninth benchmarking report on key performance data within the industry. Findings of the study substantiate the beverage industry’s ongoing efforts to better understand and reduce resource use […]
  • Barclays Shares First Year Results of Shared Growth Ambition February 23, 2017
    SOURCE: ReportAlert DESCRIPTION:Today, Barclays published its annual Citizenship performance in the Barclays PLC Annual Report 2016.  2016 marks the first year of Barclays’ Shared Growth Ambition – a new Citizenship strategy that concentrates efforts on those sectors of the economy where the bank can have the greatest impact and which will align with its core strength […]
  • For Smart Cities, What Comes First? The Budget or the Plan? February 22, 2017
    SOURCE: Black & Veatch DESCRIPTION:Strained budgets may be holding back many municipalities whose leaders understand the benefits of smart city systems but lack the money to support them. Yet, a question is emerging that potentially turns that notion on its head: How can a city know what it can’t afford until it identifies what it […]
  • Capitalizing on the Sustainable Benefits of the IoT: New White Paper from HPE and Globescan February 22, 2017
    SOURCE: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) DESCRIPTION:Could the Internet of Things (IoT) hold the key to solving the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges? Do IoT learnings from business apply to community issues? Can IoT technology scale quickly and responsibly enough to advance critical solutions, such as those needed to achieve the United Nation’s Sustainable Development […]
  • Health and Wellness Trends in the US Corporate Workplace February 22, 2017
    by Julie Whelan, Head of Occupier Research, CBRE Americas SOURCE: CBRE Group, Inc. DESCRIPTION:Encouraging for those who made New Years’ Resolutions to get healthier and perform better at work, our research has found that when a company focuses on employee health and wellness, workers report increases in engagement, retention rates increase, and absenteeism declines. Thanks […]
  • Do Matching Gifts Inspire Employee Giving? February 21, 2017
    SOURCE: America's Charities DESCRIPTION:Are employees more motivated to donate to nonprofits if their employer is willing to match their gift? Thousands of companies across the United States offer this incentive to employees through “matching gift programs.” In fact, two-thirds of employers surveyed in America’s Charities’ 2015 Snapshot Report indicate they match employee payroll contributions. That’s […]
  • Monsanto Marks Substantial Progress Against Sustainability Goals in 2016 Report February 21, 2017
    Details Key Climate Action Milestones, Alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals and Position on Biodiversity SOURCE: Monsanto DESCRIPTION:ST. LOUIS, February 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company today released its 2016 Sustainability Report, Growing Better Together. Highlights include Monsanto’s actions to help mitigate and adapt to climate change through collaborative efforts, the advancement of its biodiversity position […]
  • Monsanto 2016 Sustainability Report Marks Substantial Progress Against Goals February 21, 2017
    SOURCE: ReportAlert DESCRIPTION:Monsanto Company has released its 2016 Sustainability Report, Growing Better Together. Highlights include Monsanto’s actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change through collaborative efforts, the advancement of its biodiversity position and its alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).The company’s sustainability report is aligned across three broad areas – people, planet and company. The report […]
  • Our Waste Doesn't Go To Waste February 21, 2017
    SOURCE: VMware DESCRIPTION:From construction projects to daily meals in our cafeterias, we’re committed to making sure the waste we create around the world is reused, recycled or composted. Our efforts are paying off. In 2015, we had a waste diversion rate of over 90% in our offices with over 2,000 people, and, at our Palo […]
    Kate Finegan
  • Parker 2016 Sustainability Report Demonstrates Local Impact of Global Commitment to Responsible Operations February 21, 2017
    SOURCE: ReportAlert DESCRIPTION:Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, recently formalized a sustainability framework focused on three key areas where the company has an opportunity to maximize the impact of its efforts: people, planet and products. To align and reinforce efforts across its global operations, Parker has defined its sustainability commitment as: […]
  • Republic Services: Organics February 20, 2017
    SOURCE: Republic Services DESCRIPTION:Organics represents another sustainable solution for an evolving waste stream. According to the EPA, food waste is the second largest category of municipal solid waste sent to the nation’s landfills, accounting for approximately 18% of the overall waste stream. Together with yard waste, organic materials represent nearly 30% of what Americans throw […]
    Kate Finegan
  • A Look Back at Cisco’s Recent Sustainability Accomplishments February 20, 2017
    by Catherine Paquette, Business Analyst, Global Energy Management and Sustainability (GEMS) SOURCE: Cisco Systems Inc. DESCRIPTION:2016 was a momentous year for Cisco and the world. We made key acquisitions, sponsored the Olympic Games in Rio, and continued to evolve our business to meet customers’ changing needs. It was also Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins’ first full […]
  • Twinings Demonstrates How It Is Improving the Quality of Life in Tea Communities in Its 2016 Social Impact Report February 20, 2017
    SOURCE: ReportAlert DESCRIPTION:UK-based international tea brand Twinings publishes its 2016 Social Impact Report which brings to life the stories of the people behind a cup of tea, from Chrissy, a smallholder tea farmer in Malawi, and Khiyoli, a young girl living on a tea estate in Assam, to Shankar, who works in a factory in […]
  • CSRHub Reaches 500 Sources February 17, 2017
    A message from Cynthia Figge Co-founder and COO, CSRHub SOURCE: CSRHub DESCRIPTION:As featured in a recent CSRHub Newsletter  We enter the New Year with some Rays of Hope for the world and at CSRHub.  After nine years of pioneering work, we have just ingested our 500th data source and track the perceived sustainability performance of […]
  • Future 500 Releases Top 10 Stakeholder Engagement Trends of 2017 February 17, 2017
    The report is a "field guide" to corporate stakeholder engagement SOURCE: Future500 DESCRIPTION:SAN FRANCISCO, February 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Stakeholder engagement nonprofit Future 500 has released its annual Top 10 Stakeholder Engagement Trends report for 2017, available now at Future500.org. The report compiles careful monitoring and analysis of current events, combined with feedback from […]
    Future 500
  • AEG Facilities’ PPG Paints Arena and the Los Angeles Convention Center Recognized for LEED Green Building Certifications February 16, 2017
    U.S. Green Building Council issues LEED in Motion: Venues report – Features impact LEED and green practices have on venues’ triple bottom line SOURCE: AEG DESCRIPTION:LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) and PPG Paints Arena were recognized today for their sustainability efforts in embracing Leadership in Energy and Environmental […]
  • Republic Services: Sustainable Facilities February 16, 2017
    SOURCE: Republic Services DESCRIPTION:Republic’s commitment to sustainable practices extends throughout their operations and into their facilities. When Republic builds new facilities, they adhere to the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards. This includes using sustainable materials to facilitate energy and water conservation, as well as design principles to enhance employee and […]
    Kate Finegan