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.

Sustainable Development Goals

Paris 2024: Setting New Standards in Sustainable and Inclusive Sport Events

International Olympic Committee

Responsible Production & Consumption

Human Rights Across Hershey’s Value Chain

The Hershey Company

Research, Reports & Publications

Logitech Reports Carbon Reduction Progress in FY24 Impact Report

Logitech

Environment

AEG’s Sustainability Business Resource Group, People for the Planet @ AEG, Hosts Series of Employee Educational Activities during Plastic Free July

In recognition of Plastic Free July, AEG's employee-led business resource group, People for the Planet @ AEG, organized a series of activities throughout the month aimed at educating employees about how to reduce plastic consumption in their personal lives.

Innovation & Technology

Introducing Eastman Naia™ Renew Cellulosic Fiber

Ready for a world where circular solutions in the fashion industry are made easy? A world where you don’t have to compromise on creativity or sustainability? Look no further.

Events, Media & Communications

GRI Opens Call for Experts To Join Pollution Standards Working Group

In a significant step towards advancing sustainable development, GRI has initiated the recruitment process for a specialized working group. This group will be responsible for developing new reporting standards focused on pollution, including air, water, and soil pollution.

Health & Healthcare

Ashoka and Lenovo Empower Nigerian Social Innovator To Transform Maternal and Child Healthcare

Global technology leader Lenovo and social innovation non-profit Ashoka announced the selection of Dr. Abiodun Adereni as the first Fellow fully supported by their partnership.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Southern Company Scores 100 on 2024 Disability Equality Index

The 2024 Disability Equality Index (DEI) has rated Southern Company as one of the "Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion."

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Preble Street Receives $300,000 From KeyBank Foundation

Preble Street, which has offices in Bangor, Lewiston, and Portland, ME. has received a three-year, $300,000 grant commitment from KeyBank Foundation to support Preble Street’s Site-Based Housing First (SBHF) programs.

Innovation & Technology

Pepco Holdings Hosts ‘Utility of the Future’ Engineer Fair, Showcasing Innovation in Wilmington

Focusing on the theme "Utility of the Future," the FUEL Engineer Fair at the Chase Center in Wilmington, DE, provided our engineers with opportunities to network, learn, and showcase their innovative projects.

Events, Media & Communications

FedEx and Junior Achievement Foster Global Entrepreneurship: Empowering the Next Generation Through Competitions and Seminars

For over 40 years, FedEx and Junior Achievement (JA) have been nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit in the next generation of global small business owners. FedEx sponsors regional entrepreneurship competitions in all six JA regions.

Events, Media & Communications

Vets on Set: Behind the Scenes of ‘The Aviators’ Short Film

Something extraordinary happened on the bustling set of "The Aviators," a short film by Xfinity and directed by Oscar-winner Kathryn Bigelow. Amidst the cameras, crew, and equipment sat four men in their 70s, swapping stories of a bygone era.

Innovation & Technology

Making Drilling More Efficient for New Carbon Capture, Usage, and Storage Facilities

With help from Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK), Italian drilling-rig specialist Drillmec is using data-driven and precision automation for maximum efficiency and minimum emissions.

Diversity & Inclusion

Building a Sustainable Future: The Crucial Role of Women in EHS

The EHS industry has traditionally been viewed as a male-dominated domain. However, women have always played a vital role in ensuring the well-being of workers and protecting the environment.

Health & Healthcare

An AI Model Built With Healthcare in Mind

Healthcare has offered some of the most promising opportunities to leverage AI, from streamlining workflows to automating routine tasks to assisting in clinical decisions.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity Drives Small Business Growth in the Rust Belt | Made in America, Season 5, Ep 1

Introducing the premiere of Made in America: Ohio, a YouTube docuseries produced by GoDaddy to shine a spotlight on enterprising entrepreneurs in vibrant American cities. Produced in partnership with GoDaddy’s global social impact program, Empower by GoDaddy.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Taco Bell: Golden Bell 2024

A few months ago, we celebrated the top 200+, Best of the Best Restaurant General Managers and Area Coaches from around the world with a celebratory trip to Hawaii — we call it Golden Bell.

Events, Media & Communications

Evolving ESG Landscape Leads to Changes at Mutual Funds and Rating Agencies

Market forces are leading to changes to the way leading asset managers and rating agencies are incorporating ESG into their businesses.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

How Recycling Tech Is Leading the Charge Towards a Circular Economy

Over the last few years, we have seen a surge in innovation around recycling technologies. It’s fair to say Eastman has been at the forefront of this, with molecular recycling technologies.

Health & Healthcare

Bristol Myers Squibb Promotes Health Equity with 100 Percent of Marketed Products Now Supported by Access Plans

At BMS, our vision to transform patients’ lives through science extends to all patients. That is why we have a long-standing commitment to promote health equity and help people in underserved communities access the care and medicines they need.

Education

TCS Breaks New Ground With Generative AI Summer Camp for Students Aged 11–17

Seeking to help prepare members of the future global workforce in the effective and responsible use of generative AI (GenAI), Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) recently held a summer camp to train middle and high school students on the fast-growing technology.

Diversity & Inclusion

U.S. Bank Once Again Earns Top Score for Disability Inclusion

For the seventh consecutive year, U.S. Bank earned a score of 100 on the Disability Equality Index® and is an American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion.”

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

AA1000AS Found to Add Value to ESG Reporting

CSRHub found that using the AA1000 Assurance Standard (AA1000AS) to assure an ESG report had a positive effect on a company’s ESG rating.

Events, Media & Communications

Duke Energy Hosts Career Planning Session With Johnson C Smith University Students

We welcomed nearly 50 Johnson C. Smith University - JCSU students to our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters to learn about the company and the numerous career opportunities that Duke Energy offers.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Saint-Gobain Installs Smart Water Submetering System and Upgrades Equipment at Its Jackson, Michigan Siding Facility, Saving More Than 10 Million Gallons of Water per Year

Saint-Gobain, through its building products subsidiary CertainTeed LLC, has installed a smart water submetering system and upgraded equipment at its siding plant in Jackson, Michigan, reducing the site’s consumption of water by more than ten million gallons per year.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Empowering Growth: My Journey With the Cisco MentorMe Program

Have you ever been so inspired that you felt driven to give back? My involvement in Cisco’s MentorMe program was just that — a transformative experience of empowerment and growth that ignited my passion for guiding others toward success.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

PepsiCo Foods North America Launches New “Planting Pathways Initiative” to Expand Opportunities in the Agriculture Sector

PepsiCo Foods North America announced its Planting Pathways Initiative, charting an industry-leading and transformative course for expanding agricultural opportunities.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Bath & Body Works Recognized by Newsweek As America’s #1 Perfume and Cosmetics Retailer for Second Consecutive Year

Today Bath & Body Works announces its inclusion on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Retailers. The brand was ranked #1 in the perfume and cosmetics category for the second consecutive year, which further reinforces its position as a global leader in the industry.

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