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.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

D'USSÉ Cognac Welcomes Agathe Boinot as Its Youngest and First Female Cellar Master

In this position, Boinot has pledged to champion representation for women in Cognac, who have played an important but largely invisible role. "I aim to bring visibility to our work, inviting more women and younger generations to Cognac’s possibilities in the process,” she added.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

NRG Receives A- Scores in Climate Change and Water Security from CDP

We are proud to share that NRG has achieved A- scores in both the 2023 Climate Change and Water Security reports. These scores reinforce NRG’s industry leadership and surpass the North American regional average score of C for both reports.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Sands China Expands Its Initiatives To Drive Innovation and Technology Development in Macao

At the end of last year, Sands China announced the inaugural winners of the Sands Innovation Challenge, a smart-tourism competition to drive innovation and technology development in Macao.

Environment

EIT Climate-KIC Selects Five Cities To Receive Funding in FedEx-Backed Sustainable Cities Mobility Challenge

FedEx Express Europe and EIT Climate-KIC have named five cities across Spain, Portugal, The Netherlands and the UK as the projects selected to receive funding in the second edition of the ‘Sustainable Cities Mobility Challenge.’

Innovation & Technology

Black & Veatch Moves the Starting Line in Industrial Cybersecurity

Black & Veatch, a global engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and consulting leader, is revolutionizing industrial cybersecurity by moving the starting line to the beginning of asset development.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Mary Kay Inc. Spearheads Ocean Conservation Efforts at the 11th Annual World Ocean Summit

Mary Kay Inc., a global leader in women’s empowerment and staunch advocate for sustainability, is once again at the forefront of global ocean conservation efforts. The beauty brand was proud to participate at the 11th Annual World Ocean Summit & Expo, held in Lisbon, Portugal.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Opportunities for Recreation

Our foresters endeavor to manage our timberlands on a sustainable basis and protect water quality, wildlife, and biodiversity. PotlatchDeltic is proud of our timberlands and the legacy we are protecting for the future.

Environment

AEG and Green Sports Alliance Unite Sports and Entertainment Around Sustainability at 2024 Green Sports Alliance Summit

The Green Sports Alliance (GSA) is thrilled to announce the 14th annual Summit, themed “Faster, Further, Together,” to be held at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles from June 11th to June 13th.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

The CGF Launches Net Zero Leadership Team To Spearhead Industry-Wide Climate Action

The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has announced the leadership team for its Net Zero Coalition of Action (“the Coalition”), a CEO led initiative set to accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within the consumer goods industry.

Environment

Getting Ahead of the Curve: Preparing Your Business for ESG Regulations

Join us on  Wednesday, April 24th at 12:00 PM CDT for our latest webinar, Getting Ahead of the Curve: Preparing Your Business for ESG Regulations.

Events, Media & Communications

IKEA Sources Bright Sustainability Ideas From Stakeholders at the ONE HOME, ONE PLANET U.S. Event

The projected global revenue from shifting to a circular economy is expected to increase from $339 billion in 2022 to $712 billion in 2026.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Keysight Employees in Spain Participate in Charity Run To Benefit Cancer Research and Treatment

A team of 18 Keysight Spain employees recently participated in TauRun, a charity run organized by the Spanish Association Against Cancer at the Málaga TechPark.

Research, Reports & Publications

Online Microbusinesses Lower Local Unemployment, Says GoDaddy and UCLA Research

Entrepreneurship is booming, and online microbusinesses – those with 10 or fewer employees, a domain and an active website – create jobs and lower unemployment rates across the U.S., according to new research from GoDaddy and UCLA Anderson Forecast.

Health & Healthcare

IWBI and The Instant Group Announce Strategic Partnership to Spur Health Leadership in Coworking and Flexible Workspaces

The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), the global authority on advancing healthy buildings, organizations and communities, and The Instant Group, the largest global marketplace for flexible workspace, announced today a strategic partnership.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Whole Foods Market Foundation is on a Mission to Nourish People and the Planet

Whole Foods Market’s three philanthropic projects have united under Whole Foods Market Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to nourishing people and the planet by helping to advance healthy food access, nutrition and economic opportunities.

Sustainable Development Goals

How Clorox is Tackling Sustainability Challenges & Mobilizing Employees

As a business, Clorox has long understood that sustainability is not simply a tagline — it’s an intentional and integrated part of our IGNITE strategy.

Energy

Ceres Applauds Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Awards as a Key Moment for Environmental Justice and Clean Energy Investment

Ceres congratulates the awardees of National Clean Investment Fund and Clean Communities Investment Accelerator, two programs under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund that are designed to accelerate additional private sector investment.

Diversity & Inclusion

Appreciation of Teamwork Powers Head of CLO Strategy and Innovation’s Success

DeRoss’s ability to help bring the right mix of talents to a team has been critical to several of the initiatives she spearheaded that helped enhance the corporate trust client experience at U.S. Bank.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Gen Partners With Planet Water Foundation on Clean Water Initiatives in Rural India

Gen remains committed to an impactful environmental strategy that syncs with its business objectives, supports actions to reduce GHG emissions, engages employees and inspires others to act.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Carnival Corporation Port Destination, Mahogany Bay Cruise Center, Earns Ecological Blue Flag Distinction for Exceptional Environmental Stewardship

Carnival Corporation & plc proudly announces that its port destination Mahogany Bay Cruise Center has been awarded the prestigious Honduran Ecological Blue Flag distinction for 2022-2023 by the Honduras Ministry of Tourism.

Research, Reports & Publications

Qualcomm’s 2023 Corporate Responsibility Report: Empowering Digital Transformation

We are an invention company that solves fundamental technology problems at the heart of everyday life.

Health & Healthcare

Tork Aims To Make Hygiene More Inclusive in the Busiest Public Spaces in America – the Restroom

Tork, an Essity brand and global leader in professional hygiene, today launched its commitment to advancing hygiene inclusivity in public restrooms by ensuring all individuals are able to pursue proper hygiene in these settings.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Naia™ Prepares First Production of GRS-Certified Yarn

In a significant achievement for Eastman, Naia™ Renew cellulosic fiber has received the Global Recycled Standard certification. This certification validates Naia™ Renew’s certified recycled content, chain of custody, social and environmental practices, and chemical restrictions.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Senior Housing Project Financed by KeyBank CDLI Receives Redevelopment of the Year Award in Cleveland

The Longfellow Senior Housing, an historic redevelopment in Cleveland’s Collinwood community financed by KeyBank, has been awarded CoStar’s 2023 Impact Award for Redevelopment of the Year in Cleveland. KeyBank (CDLI) provided a $16.9 million investment.

Energy

Strategic Energy and Water Efficiency Investment Prevents 7,000 Tons of CO₂ in Record Year for Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

The EDISON program had its best year yet in 2023, delivering a record completion of more than 60 projects worldwide, avoiding more than 7,000 tons of CO2 emissions.

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