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.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Daring to DREAM Bigger: Regions Foundation Grant Supports Career Readiness Through DREAM Alive

The Regions Foundation and DREAM Alive, Inc. on Wednesday announced a community partnership to help vulnerable youth overcome barriers to success and achieve their full career potential.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

PotlatchDeltic 2022 ESG Report: Voluntary Protection Program

The St. Maries, Idaho lumber and plywood complex has set an exceptional standard for safety and has been a VPP Star site since 2000 – there are only 13 in Idaho.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Whirlpool Corporation Named One of the World’s Best Companies for 2023 by TIME

Whirlpool Corporation announced today that it has been recognized as one of the World’s Best Companies for 2023 by TIME magazine.

Events, Media & Communications

19th Annual MK5K® Benefiting Mary Kay Ash Foundation

The 19th Annual MK5K raises funds directly benefiting the Mary Kay Ash Foundation in support of its two-fold mission, finding cures for cancers affecting women and ending domestic violence.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Black & Veatch’s Contributions to Leading Pediatric Medical Center Surpass $5 Million

Black & Veatch announced today that its 27-year support of Children’s Mercy Kansas City, including proceeds from its 25th charity golf tournament this week, have eclipsed $5 million.


Michigan Businesses Proclaim Support for 100% Clean Electricity Legislation

As Michigan lawmakers debate ambitious climate and clean energy legislation this fall, fifteen businesses operating in the state today said they support an accelerated transition to 100% clean power that prioritizes affordability, equity, and job creation.

Innovation & Technology

HARMAN Named a Finalist for Five Reuters D.R.I.V.E. Honours, Celebrating Automotive Excellence and Innovation

HARMAN has been shortlisted for five awards in the Reuters D.R.I.V.E. Honours, a prestigious annual event recognizing automotive excellence globally, celebrating innovation, commitment, impact, and leadership within the industry.


Gamification, Rewards Part of New Personal Finance Education Resources

Participants in this year’s U.S. Bank Student Scholarship Program were among the first to experience the company’s new approach to personal finance education that delivers bite-size content on topics ranging from investing basics to paying for college – all through an app.

Innovation & Technology

This New Software From 3M Could Help Invent the Next Big Thing

At 3M, we know ideas have the power to lead to breakthrough innovations. But even the best ideas need support to take root and grow.

Events, Media & Communications

McDonald’s at Climate Week 2023: My 5 Key Takeaways

Last week, I had the privilege of attending UNGA and Climate Week NYC, where I was immersed in conversations about the most pressing issues facing our planet and the urgency to come together to help drive Climate Action.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Alex Murza (He/Him): Taco Bell Corporate Restaurant Team Member and Aspiring Chef From Ukraine

“Before the war in Ukraine, life was so good, everything was fine. Then, it changed.”

Sustainable Development Goals

Logitech Joins Private Sector Push to Accelerate SDG Goals

Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) announced it has redoubled its efforts on climate action and equality by aligning its actions to two ambitious private sector initiatives to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

KeyBank Recognized as a Best Employer for Excellence in Health & Well-Being

KeyBank is standing out for its commitment to its employees’ well-being. The bank was one of 50 large employers honored with the prestigious Business Group on Health Best Employers: Excellence in Health & Well-Being award.

Events, Media & Communications

WELL Summit 2023: Real Estate Reboot: Return to Office Won’t Save Us, So What Will?

In the face of volatile market dynamics – with ever-evolving workforce and place demands – how is real estate embracing change and driving innovation to reshape the future of work to support all workers?

Events, Media & Communications

WELL Summit 2023: Using Investor Influence to Change the World: How to Move Capital Toward Racial Justice

The financial system can use its outsized influence to manage the systemic risk of racial inequity–and shift the focus from risk management to value creation.


Kimberly-Clark Launches Wind Farm With Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust To Supply 80% of Its UK Electrical Power Needs

Kimberly-Clark, the owner of household brands Andrex®, Kleenex®, Huggies®, WypAll® and Scott® is celebrating a major milestone in its ambitious drive toward green energy with the official opening of a new onshore wind farm by Màiri McAllan.

Diversity & Inclusion

Baker Hughes Foundation Contributes $175,000 to Support Supplier Diversity Around the World

The Baker Hughes Foundation announced Wednesday two grants focused on supplier diversity around the world: a $75,000 grant to Houston Minority Supplier Development Council (HMSDC), and a $100,000 grant to WEConnect International.

Innovation & Technology

Trane Technologies’ Latest AI-Enabled Service Offering Propels Building Performance and Accelerates Decarbonization

Trane® – by Trane Technologies is introducing its latest Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cloud-based service offering – Trane® Autonomous Control Powered by BrainBox AI®.


Boston Scientific: Encouraging and Empowering Tomorrow’s STEM Pioneers

At Boston Scientific, we strive to advance science for life, which includes inspiring the next generation of STEM professionals who will help shape the future of health care.

Health & Healthcare

VMware: Finding Treatments for Children With Rare Diseases

More than 80 percent of rare diseases are genetic in origin and dedicated medical researchers can spend their careers looking for just one tiny defect in one gene that could explain hugely complex conditions.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

EarthKraft™ Mailer Line Grows: Georgia-Pacific Offers New Unpadded Option for Sustainable Shipping

In June, Georgia-Pacific announced it produced its 1 billionth EarthKraft™ recyclable padded mailer at our facility in Tolleson, Arizona. This was a monumental achievement just three short years after the product was introduced.

Innovation & Technology

Navigating Disruption: Leading the Transition to a Decarbonized Cold Chain

Decarbonization is a term being used more and more around the world. For Thermo King, it has become a strategic part of our innovation journey and a way to advance our industry toward more sustainable outcomes.

Research, Reports & Publications

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Shares Review of Higg Index Product Tools

Today, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) has shared in full the first of three reports from the Higg Index Review.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Oportun Is “Greener Together” for Volunteer Week

Oportun is committed to positively impacting the communities in which we live and serve.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Mondelēz 2022 Snacking Made Right Report: Water & Waste

We depend on water to make our much-loved snacks and aim to use this precious natural resource responsibly. To this end, we aim to reduce our water use as much as possible and support initiatives throughout the value chain to conserve water.

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