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.

Diversity & Inclusion

We Celebrated International Women’s Day and Women in Construction Week With LaToya Faustin and She Built This City

We celebrated International Women’s Day and Women in Construction Week with LaToya Faustin and She Built This City. What a powerful and inspiring celebration of opportunity and resilience!

Sustainable Development Goals

Cisco's Sustainability 101: What Is Environmental Reporting?

Companies play a pivotal role in addressing the climate challenges of today and tomorrow, with initiatives and innovations helping to build a more sustainable future. Technology companies can especially play a crucial role in helping to reduce global emissions.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

CSRHub Connects to CEN-ESG

CSRHub is now integrating CEN-ESG's data into its consensus ESG ratings system. CEN-ESG’s ratings are different from most of CSRHub’s current sources because they are based on a detailed assessment of the broader ESG ecosystem.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Georgia-Pacific’s Crossett Mill Earns EPA Recognition for Energy Conservation

Georgia-Pacific’s Crossett paper mill in Crossett, Arkansas, received recognition from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for reducing its energy intensity by 15.8%, exceeding the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry goal by 5.8% within just three years.

Education

NYC Public High School Students Visit Tapestry HQ for Intro to Careers in Fashion

For the third year, Tapestry joined in the 2024 Career Discovery Week, an initiative led by Partnership For New York City.

Energy

Entergy Arkansas Helps Keep Customers Connected During the Solar Eclipse

For centuries, humans have been fascinated by the solar eclipse. In some cultures, an eclipse has been explained as a mythic being swallowing the sun. In others, the phenomenon has been determined a cosmic response to mankind’s bad behavior.

Environment

Albertsons Companies Celebrates Earth Month

Happy Earth Month from Albertsons Companies! This month, and every month, we’re focusing on making a difference in the communities we serve and the planet we share through our Recipe for Change™ initiative.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

PNC Foundation Provides $10 Million Grant to Birmingham Promise for Scholarship Program, Student Success Coaching

Birmingham Promise has received a $10 million grant from PNC Foundation to promote postsecondary success for City of Birmingham school graduates.

Education

Discovery Education Offers New Financial Literacy Resources Supporting National Financial Capability Month Activities

Discovery Education presents educators a wide array of new, free digital resources to support National Financial Capability Month activities.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

5 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Share Challenges They Overcame as Women in Business

From chocolates and skincare to event management and luxury travel, these tenacious women have leveraged Verizon Small Business Digital Ready to forge ahead.

Education

JBL Campus Ambassadors Shine on the College Basketball Court

With its undeniable connection to music, entertainment and sports, HARMAN’s audio brands are always bringing the incredible energy of that pre-game playlist to consumers’ ears and delivering powerful sound to enrich the stadium experience.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Travel Logs: Senanga, Zambia

In the midst of a national emergency in Zambia, Action Against Hunger's Kenneal Patterson reports on site.

Education

Aflac Treats Local Students to Morning Musical

Eager pre-K through 2nd grade students from MLK Elementary School in Columbus skipped, hopped and meandered in lines from their big yellow school buses into the RiverCenter for Performing Arts recently, excited to find out just that.

Research, Reports & Publications

Securing Our Digital Future: Palo Alto Networks Releases Fiscal 2023 Environmental, Social, and Governance Report

Today Palo Alto Networks released its fiscal 2023 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report.

Events, Media & Communications

AI for Social Impact: 3 Key Takeaways for NGOs Adopting AI

For many NGOs around the world, the future of artificial intelligence (AI) could seem both promising and uncertain. Will AI widen the digital divide or lead to more social inclusion? Can AI help NGOs increase their social impact or does it require too many resources?

Social Impact & Volunteering

Bridge Down, Spirits Up: Canteen Truck Delivers Kindness

Baltimore held its breath as the news spread. The bridge collapse threw the city into chaos. First responders swarmed the scene, a beehive of activity in the dark of night.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Stepping Up to the Plate To End Hunger in Wyoming

About 86,000 Wyoming residents have trouble keeping the fridge and the pantry stocked at home.

Research, Reports & Publications

Energy for a Better Future: Entergy Releases 2023 Performance Report

Today, Entergy announced its 2023 Performance Report, titled “Energy for a Better Future.” This detailed report integrates a comprehensive overview of the company's 2023 achievements, financial results with economic, environmental, governance, and social performance and impacts.

Events, Media & Communications

Last-Minute Tax Season Tips To Avoid Scams

Tax season is a time when scammers are on high alert — which means you should be too. The IRS warns of upticks in scams meant to deceive individuals, businesses and tax professionals, but fear not — we’ve got your back!

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Franklin Templeton Leaders Among Barron’s 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance

Two accomplished Franklin Templeton leaders— President and CEO Jenny Johnson; Sonal Desai, CIO, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income—were selected for Barron's fifth annual list of the 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance.

Research, Reports & Publications

Small Businesses Adopting AI Expect to Thrive Against Competitors

GoDaddy's January survey of over 500 U.S. small business owners found that they expect GenAI to give them a competitive edge over other small or similar-sized businesses (75%) and anticipate it will also allow them to better compete with larger businesses (68%). 

Responsible Production & Consumption

Timberlands Biodiversity

Sustainably managed private working forests are healthy and resilient and provide forest habitat that supports a significant amount of the forest species. Our forest stewardship commitments include the responsibility to conserve wildlife species and their habitats.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Listen: Sharing Ideas and Solving Problems With Personal Knowledge

Dean’s idea is estimated to save his facility about $65,000 a year. All because he wanted to make a difference, wasn’t afraid to share his ideas and was part of a team that valued his personal knowledge.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Wesco Repeats As Best Company for Latinos To Work

Latino Leaders magazine has once again named Wesco as one of the best companies for Latinos to work. Latino Leaders made the announcement on March 18, in its January/February edition. Wesco has been named to the list since 2022.

Diversity & Inclusion

Closing the Gender Digital Divide

As our nation and our company recognize Women’s History Month, I’m drawn to reflect on barriers that exacerbate the gender digital divide.

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