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.

Education

Dow and Teach for All Expand STEM Education Collaboration To Support Underserved Youth

Dow (NYSE: DOW) and Teach For All expand collaboration to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teacher recruitment, professional development and placement.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Comcast NBCUniversal Named One of the Most Community-Minded Companies by Points of Light for 11th Year

For the 11th year, Points of Light has named Comcast NBCUniversal to The Civic 50, which recognizes the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Step Inside American’s IOC Unit, Where Customer Journeys Are Saved

Like the conductor of an orchestra, Ron Erdmann leads a closely coordinated team of professionals. But instead of music, Ron is conducting American’s Boeing 777 operation on a recent afternoon.

Events, Media & Communications

Antea Group UK Appoints Alex Ferguson as Chief Executive Officer

Antea Group UK, a leading environment, health, safety, and sustainability (EHS&S) consulting firm, today announced the appointment of Alex Ferguson as Chief Executive Officer.

Research, Reports & Publications

Fifth Third Surpasses Commitments to Communities, Environment in 2023

In pursuit of its goal to be the one bank people most value and trust, Fifth Third surpassed its commitments to the communities it serves and to the environment last year, according to its recently-published 2023 Sustainability Report.

Innovation & Technology

Keysight and SmartViser Enable Testing for EU Energy Efficiency Index Labeling Regulation

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) and SmartViser have teamed up to provide device makers with a solution to test the Energy Efficiency Index (EEI) of smartphones and tablets to meet the European Union’s energy labeling mandate.

Education

Franchise U Is in Session: Yum! Brands and the University of Louisville Collaborate To Change Lives

Summer Worful was 15 when she landed her first job as a crew member at McDonald’s. Despite being painfully shy, she came out of her shell as she fell in love with her weekend side hustle.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Maximus Named a Top Washington-Area Workplace by The Washington Post

We've announced that we have been named one of The Washington Post’s 2024 Top Workplaces in the Washington, D.C. area. The company was named to the list as a first-time participant based solely on anonymous, third-party survey data of employees conducted by Energage, LLC.

Research, Reports & Publications

How Nasdaq Is Embracing the Era of Impact

On June 14, 2024, Nasdaq published its 2023 Sustainability Report which details how the Company is delivering on its core purpose to advance economic progress for all.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Kohler Supports First Annual “Whole in One” Mental Health Awareness Golf Outing

The first annual “Whole in One” mental health awareness golf outing was a smashing success thanks to a partnership between our HeadsUP business resource group and Mental Health America Lakeshore.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Nielsen Foundation 2023 Grantmaking Highlights

The Nielsen Foundation provided almost $1.4 million in grants to 24 nonprofit organizations in 2023 to power and advance inclusive innovation and representation in the media and technology industries, especially through the use of data and research.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Bloomberg Named ESG Data Provider of the Year – Americas at the Environmental Finance Sustainable Investment Awards

Bloomberg is pleased to announce it has been named the ESG Data Provider of the Year for the Americas at the Environmental Finance 2024 Sustainable Investment Awards. This category award recognizes providers of ESG data that help to better inform investment decisions in America.

Events, Media & Communications

TTX Talks – the Power of Curiosity, Action, and Mentorship for Women in STEM

Bill Pappas, Head of Global Technology and Operations at MetLife, sits down with Allie K. Miller, top AI leader, advisor, investor, and advocate for women in STEM, for an impactful conversation.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

KeyBank Surpasses $2 Million Funded in Home Buyer Credits, Helping 442 Clients Achieve the Dream of Homeownership

KeyBank announced that it has funded more than $2 million in KeyBank Home Buyer CreditsSM1, helping 442 clients achieve their dream of homeownership in areas where the program is available.

Health & Healthcare

Gilead Benefit Helps Employees Navigate Cancer Care

Jim Candler had a successful 40-year career in system operations before coming to Gilead three years ago to bring his tech expertise to the Human Resources team.

Diversity & Inclusion

Whirlpool Foundation Continues Support for Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation (MCWT)

Join the Whirlpool Foundation in celebrating a second year supporting the Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation (MCWT) STEM event - Girls Rock IT.

Environment

G7 Needs Higher Ambition To Tackle Climate, Biodiversity and Pollution

Set against the picturesque backdrop of Borgo Egnazia, Italy, the latest G7 summit was a stage for delicate decisions.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Georgia-Pacific Supports Mental Well-Being as a Core Value

Jamie shares how resources like Spring Health, accessible through our benefits, have made a difference for her and her family members.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Cisco's Striving for Sustainability: Meet Pelin

Meet Pelin Salem. She is a Radio Regulatory Technical Leader at Cisco who spearheaded an initiative on test optimization at Cisco to reduce testing time, improve energy efficiency, and help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Paris 2024 Legacy Benefitting Millions Across France

As the first Games fully aligned with Olympic Agenda 2020, Paris 2024 is showing how bringing the Games to a country can bring social, economic and health benefits to its people.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Sudan Is Experiencing Its Worst Hunger Levels on Record, With Almost 800,000 People Facing the Threat of Famine

A new report from the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) revealed that more than a year of conflict has caused the worst levels of acute food insecurity in Sudan’s history and one of the worst in the world.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Mondelēz 2023 Snacking Made Right Report: Making Our Snacks Mindfully

Our snacks are made safely, responsibly and mindfully. It’s how our consumers can feel confident that the snacks they consumer and enjoy are safe and high quality.

Environment

Ceres Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling To Overturn ‘Chevron Deference’

Ceres strongly denounces today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn the 1984 decision in Chevron v. National Resources Defense Council.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Bristol Myers Squibb Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America

ristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) has been named to the prestigious 2023 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America, validating the company’s meaningful progress, evolved strategy and aspirational goals toward its environmental, social and governance efforts.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Championship Coach and Longtime Aflac Partner Dawn Staley Swaps Gamecocks for My Special Aflac Duck®

Three-time women's national championship-winning University of South Carolina Head Basketball Coach and Olympic legend Dawn Staley joined Aflac, a leading provider of health supplemental insurance in the U.S., to deliver 16 My Special Aflac Ducks at Prisma Health.

Latest Campaigns

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