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 Media's flagship distribution platform.

Diversity & Inclusion

Our People: Field Operator Dynita McCaskill

Dynita McCaskill, known to her friends and family as Lady Dy, is one of the few female operators at the Detroit refinery. She says it’s a great career for anyone who loves learning and being busy.

Diversity & Inclusion

Empowering Others and Embracing Equity With the Women of NRG

During Women's History Month, we reflect on the achievements and contributions of women from the past and present. The theme of the month is embracing equity — an action that rejects bias, makes progress for equality, and fosters psychological safety.

Innovation & Technology

Biomimicry Finding Success in Deep Tech

Sarah McInerney, Ray of Hope Prize Manager at the Biomimicry Institute recaps the excitement of having three Ray of Hope Prize Alumni teams win big at the Hello Tomorrow Deep Tech Global Summit in Paris.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Utilising the Skillsets in Your Workplace

The importance of experience cannot be underestimated - someone could be highly decorated with lots of letters after their name, but real-world experience and learning on the job is crucial.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Global Electronics Council (GEC) Announces Initiative To Advance Decarbonization of Solar Panel Production

The Global Electronics Council (GEC), a non-profit organization founded to promote sustainable electronics, today announced the addition of criteria within its EPEAT ecolabel system focused on decarbonizing the supply chain for solar panel production.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Workplace Culture Surveys: How To Measure and Improve Employee Health and Well-Being

Many employers are opting to use culture surveys to assess the current state of environmental, health, and safety (EHS) and employee well-being within their organizations. 

Innovation & Technology

Acting on Data’s Complex and Powerful Story: Ryan Thompson Joins CRB As Industry 4.0 Lead

CRB, a leading global provider of advanced engineering, architecture, construction and consulting solutions to the life sciences and food and beverage industries, today announced the hiring of Ryan Thompson as its new Industry 4.0 lead.


Sofidel Announces Winner of Nationwide Sustainability Contest

Sofidel, a leading global provider of paper for hygienic and domestic use, today announced the winner of its Sustainable Hygiene Heroes contest.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Tri-C Foundation Announces $2 Million Gift From KeyBank

KeyBank and the Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) Foundation have announced a $2 million grant from the KeyBank Foundation to grow innovative, accessible workforce training. 

Innovation & Technology

See How Digital Tools Help Empower Small Businesses

Small businesses are the beating heart of economies, but for many finding the right resources is a challenge. Digital tools can help empower entrepreneurs by providing access to expert guidance, training, community and funding.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Inspiring Conversations: Truist Foundation and Miami Bayside Foundation Connect on Removing Barriers for BIPOC-Owned Small Businesses

During its Inspiring Conversations audio series, Truist Foundation President Lynette Bell sits down with various partners of the foundation so they can share the amazing work their organizations are doing to make a difference in their respective communities.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Black & Veatch Selects Global Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Black & Veatch, a global leader in critical infrastructure solutions, has announced Silas S. Dulan III as an Associate Vice President and the company’s Global Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Dulan will work with company leaders to advance commitments.

Sustainable Development Goals

ESG Reporting: Focus on Creating Value

CSRHub LLC's CTO and Co-founder Bahar Gidwani shares his concern on how the evolving expectations and processes of measuring ESG factors risks losing its intended purpose: driving change.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Schmidt’s Renews $25,000 Commitment to Whole Planet Foundation’s Poverty Is Unnecessary Fund

Suppliers of Whole Foods Market are empowering microentrepreneurs, primarily women, with economic opportunity. These generous brands fund microloans for entrepreneurs living in poverty so they can start or expand a small business, often home-based.

Diversity & Inclusion

Digital Inclusion: How Cisco Is Bringing Connectivity to Communities

Powering an Inclusive Future for All means addressing the barriers that keep people from accessing the Internet, including cost, skills gaps, and lack of networking infrastructure. But access is just the beginning.

Innovation & Technology

Solidia Technologies Expands SCM Capabilities, Capacity at San Antonio, Texas, Headquarters

Solidia Technologies is expanding production capacity of its Supplementary Cementitious Material (SCM). The proprietary SCM improves the durability, workability, and overall properties of concrete while mineralizing captured CO2 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% to 40%.

Diversity & Inclusion

Technovation Partnership Inspires Careers in STEM

The four young women on the Computer Glitz team wowed U.S. Bank leaders in 2018 when they presented their idea of a mobile app that taught people how to buy and sell stocks.

Diversity & Inclusion

PNC Bank, Chip Ganassi Racing Launch Women in Motorsports

PNC Bank and Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today the launch of Women In Motorsports Powered by PNC Bank with Chip Ganassi Racing, a new campaign to drive awareness and support for gender equality and economic inclusion for women in the workforce.

Events, Media & Communications

Planet Water Foundation Accelerates Clean Drinking Water Deployments in Response to Urgent U.N. World Water Day Declarations

Planet Water Foundation is responding to the recent United Nations call for an urgent response to accelerate clean water access to all by deploying a combination of 22 clean drinking water systems, sanitization systems, and water-health education programs across 6 countries.

Sustainable Development Goals

How Meta Sources 100 Percent Renewable Energy Around the World

Back in 2011, Facebook set an ambitious target to meet 100 percent of its energy needs with renewable sources. It took 10 years to build the infrastructure and programs, but in 2020, the company now known as Meta crossed the finish line.


Qualcomm's Commitment to Operating Sustainably

Growing a global company on a planet with finite resources demands fresh thinking. We’re working to be a positive and creative force in protecting the environment by continually looking for ways to conserve water, minimize energy consumption, lower emissions and reduce waste.

Diversity & Inclusion

Lineworker Scholarship Program Expands to Increase Diversity

When Paul Chhay puts on his hard hat each day, he is reminded of the lineman who took the time to introduce him to a long, rewarding career.

Research, Reports & Publications

In Wake of Sobering IPCC Report, Investors, Companies and Policymakers Called On To Raise Climate Ambition

The latest report from Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which lays out the current and growing impacts of the global climate crisis, is “devastating and harrowing—and yet it holds out hope,” said Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber. 

Green Infrastructure

Electric Vehicles on the Road to Sustainability

Along with the surge in electric vehicles come infrastructure, manufacturing, and regulatory challenges that will impact the automotive industry.


Laurel Meeks Helps Add Batteries for a More Resilient Energy Grid

Thinking about what’s possible, Laurel Meeks said, is one of her favorite parts of her job. As director of renewable energy development, based in Charlotte, N.C., her team is responsible for adding battery storage in Duke Energy’s six states.

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