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.

Health & Healthcare

Health and Safety at FedEx

Our longstanding “Safety Above All” philosophy is a top priority across our enterprise and in our day-to-day work.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

2023 Building for Growth Cohorts: Free BIPOC- and Woman-Owned Construction Accelerator

ICIC invites BIPOC- and woman-owned construction contractors from across the country to apply for the 2023 Building for Growth program with a West Coast-focused cohort starting April 25 and a National cohort starting July 25.

Energy

Eaton Collaborates With Rewiring America To Help Drive Residential Electrification Education, Awareness and Action

Intelligent power management company Eaton today announced that it is collaborating with Rewiring America, the leading electrification nonprofit in the U.S., to advance electrification education, awareness and action.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Lowe’s Invites Communities Nationwide To Nominate Projects for Lowe’s Hometowns Impact Program

Now through Feb. 20, people across the country are invited to nominate projects for the opportunity to receive a Lowe’s Hometowns grant and help revitalize their communities. 

Health & Healthcare

CRB Opens New Office in Jacksonville To Meet Rising Life Sciences Needs in Florida

Florida’s rapidly expanding biopharma marketplace is a major contributor to advances in pioneering patient therapies and technology-focused health solutions. In order to support the state on this mission, CRB today announces the opening of its new Jacksonville office.

Diversity & Inclusion

Truist Foundation Announces Where It Starts, a $22M Initiative To Support Small Businesses and Create Career Opportunities for Communities of Color

Truist Foundation today announced the creation of Where It Starts, a $22 million, multiyear program to strengthen small businesses and open career pathways for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals across the U.S.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Black & Veatch Hires Chief Client Officer as Company Addresses Megatrends Impacting the World

Black & Veatch, a global leader in critical infrastructure solutions, has announced Patrick Hogan as the company’s first Chief Client Officer (CCO) and member of the company’s leadership team.

Responsible Production & Consumption

USDA Appoints International Paper’s Santiago Arbelaez to the 2023 Paper and Packaging Board

The Paper and Packaging Board (P+PB) announced that Santiago Arbelaez, Vice President, Strategy, Industrial Packaging, International Paper has been named to the P+PB Board of Directors for a three-year term, appointed by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Justina Nixon, Chief Impact Officer at IBM: “Through Our Programs We Aim To Address the Most Complex Societal Challenges”

IBM has several programs around education and sustainability, founded on social impact and bolstered by experts and technology.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Southwire’s El Paso Plant Reapproved as a VPP Star Site

Southwire’s plant located in El Paso, Texas, has been reapproved as a Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) Star site from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). 

Diversity & Inclusion

Hispanic IT Leaders Work To Close the Gap

The value of mentorship and sponsorship can’t be understated when it comes to fostering and growing your career. But for underrepresented groups in the tech industry, it can be difficult to find mentors and sponsors inside and outside the organization.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Essity Recognized as a European Diversity Leader by Financial Times

The hygiene and health company Essity has - for the second consecutive year - been designated a Diversity Leader by the UK business daily Financial Times.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Roving Robot Brings Aquarium to Child Patient Rooms Across South Carolina

Thanks to a new partnership with Aflac, patients at children’s hospitals across the state will be able to sign up for self-guided virtual tours of the South Carolina Aquarium, with the help of roving robot technology

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Keysight Nabs Top 50 Spot on the Wall Street Journal’s 250 Best-Managed Companies

Given the uncertainties in the world today, we’re thrilled to be recognized so highly as a well-run company for customers, employees and investors, even in turbulent times.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Connecticut Foodshare Receives $500,000 Grant From KeyBank Foundation

Connecticut Foodshare has received a charitable grant from KeyBank Foundation in the amount of $500,000 payable over three years. The funding will help Connecticut Foodshare elevate and progress the Mobile Pantry, its core direct service program.

Sustainable Development Goals

Sealed Air Global Impact Report: 2025 Sustainability and Materials Pledge

Sealed Air (SEE) is driving the adoption of circular business models that support the creation of products that can be recovered and recycled, contribute to consumer waste diversion efforts, and enhance the supply of material for future reuse.

Environment

Chevron, Calbio Expand Partnership on Dairy Biomethane Fuel Projects

Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, and California Bioenergy LLC (CalBio) announced a joint investment in their second holding company to produce and market dairy biomethane as a renewable natural gas (RNG) transportation fuel in California.

Social Impact & Volunteering

The Coach Foundation Brings Mentoring to the Fashion Industry with Dream It Real

At Tapestry, we know that mentorship creates opportunities and removes barriers for the next generation, and it’s particularly critical for nurturing diverse talent and creating a more empowered and inclusive industry.

Sustainable Development Goals

Kohler Co. Celebrates 150 Years of Bold Moves, Creativity, and Impact While Shaping the Next 150 Years of Its Iconic Kohler Brand

As Kohler embarks on its 150th anniversary, the global organization invites all associates, partners, and customers to participate in the celebration through a series of special events and activations around the world.

Innovation & Technology

O-I Provides Inside Look at Transformational MAGMA Glass Technology

O-I Glass, Inc. released a video offering a first look at existing MAGMA operations as the company prepares for its first, purpose-built MAGMA factory in Bowling Green, KY.

Events, Media & Communications

MSNBC and Noticias Telemundo Host ‘National Day of Racial Healing’ Town Halls on Jan. 17 From New Orleans

MSNBC and Noticias Telemundo hosted town halls on the National Day of Racial Healing on January 17, 2023. The live studio audience events, sponsored by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), broadcasted from the iconic Studio BE, a cultural landmark in New Orleans.

Research, Reports & Publications

Chevron Publishes Methane Report

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today published a methane report that builds on Chevron’s ongoing efforts to promote transparency on climate-related matters.

ESG

Finding Your ESG Superpower

This week on ESG Talk, we’re reaching back into the vault to share one of our most popular episodes from season one. Si-Yeon Kim, former chief risk and compliance officer and executive chair of ESG at American Express Global Business Travel, joins Workiva's Mandi McReynolds.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

U.S. Bank Adds Guillaume Mascotto As Head of Sustainable Finance

U.S. Bank announces the hire of Guillaume Mascotto as the company’s head of Sustainable Finance. In this new leadership role, Mascotto will build and lead a new team focused on identifying sustainable finance opportunities across the entire enterprise.

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