ESG News from Leading Brands

Keep up with the latest environmental, social and governance news from companies embracing the triple bottom line, shared via 3BL's distribution platform.

Innovation & Technology

CNH Expands Network Connectivity With Intelsat Collaboration

World class equipment and services company, CNH and Intelsat, have joined up to be the first to provide farmers with access from wherever they are to the internet via a ruggedized satellite communications (SATCOM) service.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Marathon Petroleum Earns CCO Gold Employer Recognition Award for Workplace Safety

For the second year in a row, Marathon Petroleum has been honored by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (CCO) with the Gold Employer Award for unwavering commitment to safety through the certification of its employees.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

A Long Journey Home

In Uganda, a young mother learns how breastfeeding can save lives.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Contribute to the Future of Responsible Labor Practices: GRI Invites Public Feedback on Revised Labor Topic Standards

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is calling on all stakeholders in North America to participate in a crucial initiative: revising and strengthening its Labor Topic Standards.

Social Impact & Volunteering

T-Mobile Pays It Forward With $50,000 to Colorado Nonprofits

T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) announced donations totaling $50,000 to five nonprofit organizations in Denver and Colorado Springs, Colo. that are making a difference in their communities.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Foundation Forward: The Latest Truist Foundation News | Q2 2024

This quarterly newsletter showcases how Truist Foundation supports Truist Financial Corporation’s purpose to inspire and build better lives and communities through strategic investments in a wide variety of nonprofit organizations centered around two focus areas

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

FedEx Awards More Than $230,000 to 10 Small Businesses

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) unveiled the recipients of the 12th annual FedEx Small Business Grants Program. Ten U.S.-based businesses were chosen this year out of over 3,900 applications.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

The SSCI Engages European Retailers on Sustainability at EMD Member Meeting in Amsterdam

The SSCI engaged European retailers at the EMD member meeting in Amsterdam, discussing sustainability standards and practices. Highlights included SSCI benchmarking, supplier recognition, and the upcoming environmental benchmark.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Philanthropic Solutions: Leaving a Legacy

We all want to be remembered for our time on this Earth. Creating a lasting legacy gives us the ability to continue to make an impact even after we are gone.

Environment

ESG Voices: Safeguarding Nature and Biodiversity Through Women and Indigenous Communities

Sarah Nelson, Global Lead, Nature & Biodiversity at KPMG International, and Camilla Fontenelle, Supervising Consultant, KPMG in Brazil, and Chair of Leaders 2050, discuss the role that women, and local and indigenous communities, have to play.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Northern Trust Wins GOLD in Small Employers Category at the 2024 Australian Workplace Equality Index Awards

Northern Trust wins GOLD in Small Employers Category at the 2024 Australian Workplace Equality Index awards with Pride in Diversity

Environment

Celebrating Success: Covia's Conservation Efforts Recognized at 2024 WHC Conference

Covia is committed to protecting biodiversity by preserving intact forests, reclaiming land with over 50% native species, managing avian and migratory bird habitats, protecting endangered species and their habitats

Innovation & Technology

Harnessing AI in Dealmaking and Corporate Tasks

Many PE firms are waiting for pure-play AI companies—those where AI is ultimately the end product—to mature before investing.

Environment

Delivering Progress on Carbon Neutrality

Laura Lane, chief corporate affairs and sustainability officer at UPS, joins Workiva’s Andie Wood to explore how one of the world’s largest package delivery companies is tackling emissions reduction.

Education

Empowering Educators Through the Know Your Power Program

In the summer of 2023, Entergy New Orleans launched the Know Your Power pilot program, in collaboration with YouthForce NOLA. The innovative internship program exposes high school students to a variety of career paths within the energy sector.

Energy

Ceres Applauds Bipartisan Senate Confirmation of FERC Commissioners To Oversee Energy Reliability and Affordability Work

Ceres Director of Federal Policy Zach Friedman issued the following statement today, after the U.S. Senate approved three new commissioners to ensure a full slate at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission:

Research, Reports & Publications

Mondelēz 2023 Snacking Made Right Report: Letter from Chief Impact & Sustainability Officer

With 2030 on the horizon and 2025 quickly approaching, I’m genuinely inspired by the progress the Mondelēz International team has made over the past year to drive our upcoming goals and have a clear plan to achieve our longterm ambitions.

Innovation & Technology

CNH Begins A Sustainable Year Series With a Focus on AI

World class equipment and services company, CNH, has launched its A Sustainable Year magazine. The annual publication promotes the company’s innovation and sustainability initiatives.

Health & Healthcare

Medtronic LABS Documentary: Better Health for Everyone, Everywhere

Join us as we shadow Jane in her daily life in Kenya, where she educates her community on living with conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure.

Diversity & Inclusion

Bath & Body Works Celebrates LGBTQ+ Community During Pride

This June, Bath & Body Works welcomes Pride Month – a time of celebration and self-acceptance for the LGBTQ+ community and its allies, and a time for reflection on the progress made and the work still needed to achieve equality for all.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Kimberly-Clark Awards Bright Futures Scholarships to 47 College-Bound Students

Kimberly-Clark today announced it has awarded Bright Futures college scholarships to 47 children of Kimberly-Clark employees across North America. The high school seniors were selected based on academic achievement, leadership, work experience and extracurricular activities.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

She’s All That - Episode 1: Balancing Acts

Tune in to the first episode of "She’s All That," Lenovo Middle East & Africa’s Women in Lenovo Podcast Series, hosted by Celeste Gibbens, MEA Marketing Director.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Leading Nonprofits Join Albertsons Companies Foundation in a First-of-Its-Kind Initiative To Tackle Summer Hunger Among Children in the U.S.

The Albertsons Companies Foundation today announced the launch of a new collective effort focused on addressing childhood hunger this summer.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Five Dow Products Secure Six 2024 SEAL Business Sustainability Awards

Dow (NYSE: DOW) has been honored with six prestigious 2024 SEAL Business Sustainability Awards. This recognition from The SEAL Awards demonstrates Dow's commitment to drive innovation in sustainability and environmental stewardship.

Innovation & Technology

T-Mobile Selected by U.S. Navy for $2.67 Billion 10-year Contract

T-Mobile announced today that it was chosen as a wireless solutions provider by the U.S. Department of the Navy as part of the $2.67 billion Spiral 4 contract. This new contract will give all Department of Defense agencies the ability to place orders for wireless services

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