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Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Investors Drive Banks Toward Greater Transparency on Climate in 2024 Proxy Season

In a notable move for the 2024 proxy season, New York City Comptroller Brad Lander and New York City Public Pension Boards (NYCERS) submitted six shareholder proposals asking banks to disclose a novel metric for assessing their progress towards their net zero targets

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Meet the Amazon Women of the Ivory Coast Who Are Revolutionizing Finance

The 18th century Amazon women of the Kingdom of Dahomey were known for their bravery, their audacity, and their innovation. Like their ancestral sisters in Dahomey, these Amazons of Côte d'Ivoire are modern-day warriors.

Events, Media & Communications

Women in Clinical Trials: 5 Quotes To Inspire Action

Clinical Trials Day is globally recognized on May 20, and this year, the Walgreens Clinical Trials team decided to celebrate with an event dedicated to women’s health. After all, May is National Women’s Health Month.

Education

American Airlines Awards Scholarships to the Next Generation of Aviation Maintenance Professionals

American Airlines continues to help students find their path from the classroom to the hangar through recent scholarship awards.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

What Junior Achievement Has Taught Me

For over 100 years, Junior Achievement (JA) has helped youth gain a better sense of how to manage dollars and cents.

Health & Healthcare

Harnessing Technology Can Lead to More Mental Health Care Options, Expert Says

A lot has changed in the world since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic — perhaps none more than the way mental health is perceived and addressed.

Diversity & Inclusion

Embracing Asian Heritage Month: Meet Manoj Rajasekar

Hello everyone! I’m Manoj Kumar Rajasekar, currently working as a Software Development Engineer III within the PCP Team. I joined GoDaddy two years ago. Beyond my technical responsibilities, I’m actively involved in GD Asians, which is our Employee Resource Group (ERG) dedicated.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Frito-Lay and Quaker's Recipe for Success: Driving Food Regulation & Sustainability With Danielle Dalheim

PepsiCo’s Director of Regulatory Affairs for U.S. Foods, Danielle Dalheim, discusses her important work as a change leader on the PepsiCo Positive (pep+) journey and subject matter expert on salt reduction, gluten-free labeling, compostable packaging and more.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Walgreens Announces Winners for 2024 Expressions Challenge During Mental Health Awareness Month

Walgreens awards high school students and teachers more than $25,000 in prize money in the 15th annual Expressions by Walgreens creative arts contest.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

KeyBank Named Honoree of The Civic 50

For the eleventh time, KeyBank has received the Points of Light recognition honoring Key as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in America in 2024. The recognition is based on The Civic 50 survey that is administered by True Impact.

Research, Reports & Publications

Merging Sustainability with Financial Performance

Garrett Quinn, group chief sustainability officer at Smurfit Kappa Group, one of the leading providers of paper-based packaging, and Robert Eccles, a leading authority on sustainability, join co-host Andie Wood on the latest ESG Talk episode.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Inflation Reduction Act Changing Affordable Housing for the Better, Panelists Say at Baker Tilly’s 2024 DevelUP

Explore the groundbreaking impact of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) highlighted at Baker Tilly’s 2024 DevelUP conference.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Tapestry's Eric Chavous Selected for Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2024 Sources of Success™ Program

Tapestry congratulates Eric Chavous, Senior Manager and Counsel at Tapestry on his acceptance into the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2024 Sources of Success™ Program.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

A Positive State of Well-Being

Explore how Trane Technologies is prioritizing and expanding employee well-being with holistic programs, mental health support and impactful initiatives.

Environment

International Day for Biological Diversity 2024: Sands Mobilizes to Further Reduce Its Impact on Natural Ecosystems

On May 22, the United Nations observes International Day for Biological Diversity 2024, which calls for respecting, protecting and repairing the planet’s biological wealth.

Research, Reports & Publications

CooperCompanies Publishes 2023 ESG Report, Highlighting Efforts To Drive Positive Change for People and the Planet

CooperCompanies (“Cooper”) (Nasdaq: COO) today released its 2023 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report showcasing progress on enhancing the health and wellness of people around the world while protecting the planet and serving its communities.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Our People: Lora Collins, Woman of Asphalt

Lora Collins is the Asphalt Value Chain Senior Director for Marathon Petroleum. She was recently named to the board of Women of Asphalt, a coalition to lead and inspire women in the asphalt industry.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Soy Excellence Centers

Soy Excellence Centers (SECs) provide protein producers in developing countries around the world with workforce training and capacity-building programs to help them enhance productivity and sustainability.

Education

Chemours Washington Works Awards Five Local Students With Scholarships

As part of a global initiative to increase access to science and technical education, Chemours’ Washington Works site has awarded scholarships to five local students who will pursue study in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) fields at universities this fall.

Innovation & Technology

From Brazil to the World: Case IH’s New Line of Harvesters

Recognized for introducing the Axial-Flow system in Brazil, Case IH, a brand of CNH, launches the new Axial-Flow Series 160 Automation, with 100% Brazilian production.

Energy

Duke Energy Advances Energy Transition and Positions Company for Long-Term Success, CEO Tells Shareholders at Annual Meeting

In 2023, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) executed its strategy, achieved significant regulatory and policy milestones, and ensured affordability and reliability for customers in the face of rapidly rising interest rates and extremely mild weather.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Growing the Future of Lay’s, One Seed at a Time

Learn how Josh Parsons and his team are combining traditional breeding with modern tools to improve the quality, sustainability and taste of the potatoes PepsiCo raises.

Events, Media & Communications

CECP Summit: Purpose + Persistence

This week, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose© (CECP) is bringing together nearly 300 senior social impact, corporate responsibility, and sustainability from the world’s leading global companies for the 21st annual CECP Summit: Purpose + Persistence.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Wesco Launches Scholarship Program to Support Next Generation of Tradespeople; Fortifies Commitment to Electrical Industry and Those Who Power Progress

Wesco today announced a scholarship program as part of Wesco Cares, its corporate philanthropy program, to support the next generation of tradespeople. In partnership with Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) as well as ELECTRI International.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Mastercard: How Kevin Kim’s Immigrant Story Fuels NYC’s Small Businesses

Kevin Kim’s Immigrant Story Fuels NYC’s Small Businesses

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