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.

Health & Healthcare

A Vitamin A Day

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Sowing Seeds for Future Wealth

At a time when stock prices are slumping and inflation is soaring, farmland looks to be an appealing investment, according to a 2022 article from Barron’s.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

KeyBank Partnership With Operation HOPE Marks Beginning of New Era in Homebuyer & Financial Education in Buffalo

KeyBank and Operation HOPE, Inc., a national non-profit dedicated to financial empowerment for underserved communities, celebrated the beginning of a new era in homebuyer and financial education in Buffalo.

Events, Media & Communications

Build Your Resume While Making a Difference

Attend Taproot's free webinar on Thursday, September 28 at 1 PM ET/10 AM to learn how volunteering your expertise can benefit your career.


The McDonald’s HACER® National Scholarship Program Grants Half a Million Dollars to 31 Exceptional Hispanic Students Across the U.S.

Thirty-one Hispanic students from all over the country are confidently embarking on their college journey after being awarded a combined half a million dollars as recipients of the McDonald’s HACER® National Scholarship.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Full Circle Moment: A Captain Gives Back to His Community Through Mentorship

Quincy, now a captain at American Airlines, is determined to pay it forward by inspiring the next generation of aviators to pursue their dreams.

Green Infrastructure

Major Companies Applaud U.S. Governors for New Clean Building Collaboration and Commitment

Major U.S. companies and business groups are celebrating the new collaboration and commitments among more than two-dozen U.S. governors, who have pledged to work together to advance strategies that eliminate emissions from buildings

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

The Home Depot Receives Green Power Leadership Award From the EPA

For more than 20 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) annual Green Power Leadership Awards have recognized America’s leading green power users for their commitment to using renewable electricity and advancing the nation’s green power market.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

STEM Leader Marlene Watson Receives the 2023 AISES Ely S. Parker Award

AISES is celebrating Marlene Watson as the winner of the 2023 Ely S. Parker Award, the highest professional honor AISES confers. Recipients of the award notably follow the example of Ely S. Parker, a 19th-century Seneca Nation chief who broke multiple racial barriers.

Green Infrastructure

Forging a Path to Net Zero

Todd Brady, chief sustainability officer at Intel, joins Mandi McReynolds for the final episode in the ESG Talk Climate Week series. Todd sheds light on Intel's pursuit of net-zero emissions, emphasizing the importance of energy efficiency and how technology fosters disclosure.

Responsible Production & Consumption

How One Food-Delivery App Cut Single-Use Plastic With a Tweak

Small lifestyle changes can make a big impact when adopted at scale. In China, the country of big numbers, the results can be dramatic when consumers make greener choices.

Diversity & Inclusion

Black & Veatch Appoints Andrea Bernica as Chief People Officer

Andrea Bernica, who was Black & Veatch’s lead employment and corporate counsel before serving as Chairman and CEO Mario Azar’s chief of staff, has been named Chief People Officer of the global critical infrastructure solutions leader.

Diversity & Inclusion

Creating More Affordable Housing in Kentucky

Louisville’s Russell neighborhood, one of the nine communities of Fifth Third’s Empowering Black Futures program, will soon have a new affordable housing complex called The Eclipse, which is slated to welcome families in late 2024.


AllianceBernstein: Kicking Off Climate Week in NYC

We believe that climate change can have a material impact on investment outcomes. As climate-related policies and regulations increase, we strategize about how AB can prepare our business, and those in which we invest.

Sustainable Development Goals

Mondelēz 2022 Snacking Made Right Report: Energy

We are focusing on both increasing our energy efficiency and our use of renewable energy across Mondelēz International – so we can aim to go further in reducing our carbon emissions and reducing our costs.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation Quarterly Giving Series: Q2 2023 (September)

Today we’re bringing you the latest quarterly giving series from The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation to highlight the great work being done in support of our mission to help inspire and enable youth sports participation.

Innovation & Technology

New Holland’s First Autonomous, All-Electric Utility Tractor — The Revolutionary T4 Electric Power Tractor

For 2024, New Holland Agriculture, a brand of CNH Industrial, is introducing the first all-electric utility tractor with autonomous features: the T4 Electric Power.

Sustainable Development Goals

Our Climate Transition Opportunities and Risks

Climate change can impact our timberlands and operations in both negative and positive ways. Impacts are more likely to be opportunities, leveraging the benefits of forests and wood products as natural climate solutions.

Sustainable Development Goals

Covia’s Commitment to Water Conservation

The commitment to responsible water stewardship is shared across our organization. In 2022, our facilities continued to leverage new technologies and innovative conservation strategies to help reduce our consumption, preserve local water supplies, and improve water quality.

Social Impact & Volunteering Shines a Spotlight on Gerene Keesler, Founder of Admissions Untangled, This National Hispanic Heritage Month

As National Hispanic Heritage Month commences, Sky's the Limit proudly highlights the remarkable journey of Gerene Keesler, the visionary founder of Admissions Untangled, who is leaving an indelible mark on the lives of students who think and learn differently.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

The Home Depot Announces 2023 Innovation Award Winners

The Home Depot recognized innovations in home improvement that make tackling projects easier and more efficient for the Pro and DIYer at its annual 2023 Innovation Awards.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

People, Pizza, Planet, and Profit: Driving Positive Outcomes by Investing in Employees

People create new business models, lead critical initiatives, and effect change. With a people-first approach, organizations are more resilient, more capable, more innovative, and more motivated to deliver on sustainability goals.


Applied Materials Foundation and Applied Materials Expand Access to High-Quality Education for Students

As many children throughout the U.S. head back into the classroom to start a new year of learning, we reflect on the commitment of the Applied Materials Foundation and Applied Materials to engaging youth through high-quality educational experiences.

Health & Healthcare

Alkermes Pauses To Recognize National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. We stand in solidarity with patients, caregivers and family members whose lives have been impacted by Ovarian Cancer.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Partners With Habitat for Humanity of Collin County To Build Solar-Powered Homes

Green Mountain Energy and Habitat for Humanity of Collin County (HFHCC) flipped the switch yesterday on the first two homes of the local chapter’s latest project, The Cotton Groves.

Latest Campaigns

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    We are aiming to operate sustainably by improving our supply chain and operations to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, living our commitment to...
  2. Press Releases and Announcements
    Press Releases and announcements related to Taproot Foundation's work and team.
  3. Fifth Third Bank's Empowering Black Futures $180 Million Neighborhood Investment Program
    Fifth Third Bank has announced a $180 Million Empowering Black Futures Neighborhood Investment Program in collaboration with Enterprise Community...
  4. Diversity & Inclusion
    Seeing EqualsWe believe creating and sustaining a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment begins with a pledge to view and treat each...
  5. Sustainability
    Alibaba Group and its sustainability work.
  6. KeyBank's Community Investment
    In states where Key has a presence, there are approximately 1.7 million low- to moderate-income (LMI) households. Many LMI individuals don’t have bank...
  7. Responsible Investing
    Responsible Investing
  8. SAP | Social Responsibility
    The term sustainability is related not only to the environment, but to an organization’s ability to support its workforce, suppliers, customers, and...
  9. Duckprints in the Community
    Companies have a responsibility to make the areas in which we live and work better places. Learn more about how we give back to our communities...
  10. SAC Events
    The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), organizes and participates in a series of events, leveraging its position as a global convener of close to...
  11. FedEx | Sustainable Logistics
    Connecting the world responsibly and resourcefully.Sustainable logistics is a health, safety, environmental and economic issue, particularly in...
  12. VMware Culture
    VMware strives to build an inclusive business environment that enriches people’s lives at work, at home and in the community, and inspires us to give...
  13. Awards and Recognition
    Hormel Foods is proud to be recognized as one of the best companies in the world each year. We are especially proud of the awards that focus on our...
  14. Tapestry I Our Planet
    Higher Standards for a More Sustainable Planet.Across our operations and throughout our supply chain, we are working to reduce our environmental...
  15. Conducting Business Responsibly
    We protect the long-term interests of our clients, associates, stockholders, and communities by integrating responsible processes and approaches...