ESG News from Leading Brands

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Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Georgia Power Celebrates MLK Day as a Day “On” With Largest Volunteer Response on Record

On Monday, January 16, 2022, over 1,000 Georgia Power employees and their loved ones volunteered in more than 30 service projects throughout the state, which has been noted as the largest volunteer turnout to date.

Events, Media & Communications

Stay Up to Date With Nasdaq’s 2023 North American ESG Reporting & Events Calendar

Planning the year ahead for ESG reporting, disclosures, and events can be a challenging undertaking. Our dedicated team of ESG experts therefore compiled the calendar below as a resource to assist you in organizing and resourcing your 2023 ESG plans.

Research, Reports & Publications

What Companies and Investors Need to Know about a Just Climate Transition in the Food Sector

There is much discussion around what a just transition looks like in sectors such as energy and industry, but one that has received less consideration is the food and agriculture sector – where it is a critical issue.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

2022 in Review: Reflecting on Our Sound Purpose

Supporting the local communities in which we operate, empowering our diverse employees around the world and prioritizing our planet’s sustainability are all central to HARMAN’s core mission and global purpose.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

The Sustainability Advantages of a Majority-Owned Supply Chain in the Apparel Industry

The apparel industry is well known for extensive supply chains, often with a reputation for unsustainable practices.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

GoDaddy Demonstrates Year-Round Commitment to its Mission of Empowering Entrepreneurs Everywhere, Making Opportunity More Inclusive for All

In 2022, GoDaddy continued its corporate sustainability journey by putting its values in action with a keen focus on the company’s mission of empowering entrepreneurs everywhere, making opportunity more inclusive for all. GoDaddy learned from its social impact efforts.

Diversity & Inclusion

Voices of Viatris: For Nathan Wilson, Family Is a Change Worth Fighting For

When Nathan Wilson was just 19, he was violently attacked by strangers one evening while walking in a town in New South Wales, Australia. Seriously injured, he was left on a sidewalk to fend for himself.

Environment

Beyond ESG: Government Incentives Delivering Green Transition

If efforts to lower carbon dioxide emissions feel underwhelming to some, Franklin Templeton sees positive momentum worth celebrating.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Empowering Atlanta and Beyond To Reach Unlimited Possibilities

Early in 2022, Inspiredu helped Shanard enroll in Comcast’s Internet Essentials program, which now provides free Internet service for millions when combined with the vouchers made available under the Federal Government’s Affordable Connectivity Program.

Energy

Here Comes the Sun: Solar Power Opportunities for Industrial Real Estate

With a record 662 million sq. ft. under construction and continued strong occupier demand, the U.S. industrial real estate sector can play a major role in meeting carbon-reduction and energy-efficiency goals by using solar energy.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Paris 2024 Launches Charitable Ticketing Initiative To Ensure Open and Accessible Games

The Paris 2024 Organising Committee has launched a charitable ticketing programme that will give people living in low-income households the opportunity to experience next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Carnival Corporation Named One of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023

Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise company, announced it was named to the first annual listing of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023 by Newsweek.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

U.S. Bank Receives “Outstanding” Community Reinvestment Act Rating

U.S. Bank announced that it has received the highest rating, “Outstanding,” for its recent Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) examination from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). The examination period was January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2020.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Four Discovery Education Services Named Best of 2022 in the Tech & Learning Awards

In the latest “Best of 2022” edition of this prestigious award program, the Discovery Education K-12 learning platform and Pivot Interactives won in the Secondary category(6-12), and Mystery Science and DoodleMath won in the Primary category (K-5).

Environment

Vanishing No More: Restoring a Dying New York Wetland With Community Volunteering

New York Harbor is cleaner and healthier than it has been in many years and the recent sightings of dolphins and whales are good indicators of the renewed health of New York City’s waterways.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Achieving Net-Zero Emissions: White Paper Details 10 Pillar Framework for Success

The World Economic Forum (WEF) published a new white paper this month that details 10 action pillars to help shape manufacturers’ strategic engagement with supply chain and operating officers to encourage business collaboration in achieving net zero.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Chemours’ Minjin Kim Named One of Engineered Systems “20 to Watch: Women in HVAC”

Chemours proudly celebrates Minjin Kim, Global Market Leader for Stationary Air Conditioning, Heat Pump, and Chiller Segments, for being a winner in the 2023 Engineered Systems 20 to Watch: Women in HVAC contest.

Diversity & Inclusion

Qurate Retail Group Included in 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for Second Consecutive Year

Qurate Retail Group today announced that it joins 483 other companies as a member of the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), a modified market capitalization-weighted index developed to gauge the performance of public companies dedicated to reporting gender-related data.

Research, Reports & Publications

Tapestry, Inc. Highlights Commitment to Sustainability and Inclusion in FY2022 Corporate Responsibility Report

Tapestry, Inc. today released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Corporate Responsibility (CR) report, outlining the company's progress and efforts towards key environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals in the past fiscal year.

Sustainable Development Goals

Policy Can Have a Crucial Impact on Our Clean Energy Future

At Duke Energy, we have made significant progress in delivering the increasingly clean, affordable and reliable energy our customers and communities count on.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Arbor Day Foundation Congratulates Longtime Partner Honored As ‘Champion of the Earth’

The Arbor Day Foundation congratulates one of its longtime tree-planting partners, Constantino Aucca Chutas, who was recently named a U.N. Champion of the Earth.

Events, Media & Communications

Points of Light To Host Annual Corporate Service Council Summit With CSR & ESG Corporate Leaders and Social Impact Experts

On February 7, 2023 Points of Light will host its annual Corporate Service Council Summit in Washington, D.C. The gathering will bring together CSR, ESG and corporate citizenship leaders from across the country for a day of networking and engaging workshops and presentations.

Environment

Valida Provides Natural, Renewable, Environmentally Friendly Protection for Fruit Trees

Sappi’s never-ending quest to find new ways to extract value from trees has resulted in unique applications for our Valida line of products, ranging from Sappi’s own papermaking to foods and cosmetics, and even as an additive in concrete.

Environment

California Bills Would Give Investors, Consumers and Other Stakeholders Key Information About Companies’ Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Ceres welcomes the introduction of two bills in the California Senate that would give investors, consumers, and other stakeholders far more insight into companies’ efforts to address the financial risks of the climate crisis.

Sustainable Development Goals

T‑Mobile Announces 2040 Net‑Zero Commitment

Today T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) announced the company's latest step forward in its sustainability efforts, including an industry-leading commitment to achieve net-zero emissions across its entire carbon footprint by 2040.

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