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.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Sofidel Among CDP Leaders for the Fight Against Climate Change and Deforestation

Sofidel has once again been recognized by CDP – one of the main independent organizations for measuring and reporting environmental performance globally – for its commitment to fighting climate change and deforestation.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Building a Sustainable Supply Chain

Jeannie Renné-Malone, vice president of global sustainability for VF Corporation, and Tim Tensen, chief operating officer for Terra Genesis, join co-host Andie Wood to discuss regenerative agriculture and the transformative potential of their partnership in fueling innovation.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Duke Energy Celebrates Black History Month With $75,000 in Grants Supporting Community and Cultural Programs in South Carolina

In recognition of Black History Month, the Duke Energy Foundation has provided $75,000 in grants to organizations in South Carolina that serve African American communities with programs, services and cultural experiences.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

CNH Invests in Ecofriendly Bale Storage Innovator Nature’s Net Wrap

CNH, through their investment arm CNH Ventures, is supporting the scientific development of the first viable compostable net wrap for bales in agriculture.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

O-I Expanding Glass Recycling Ecosystems Through Glass4Good

Recycled glass is valuable for glass manufacturers. It is one of the four main ingredients in creating new glass bottles and jars. O-I Glass aspires to make glass recycling available in 100% of the communities where we operate.

Health & Healthcare

Healthy Communities: Walgreens Boots Alliance’s Mission to Improving Health Equity and Societal Well-Being

In fiscal 2023, Walgreens launched the Health Equity Champions Network. Health Equity Champions connect team members and customers to the work Walgreens does in health equity and serve as a point of contact for health equity work in their region.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Rayonier Announces Additional Pore Space Lease Agreements With ExxonMobil

Rayonier (NYSE:RYN) announced that it has entered into additional underground pore space lease agreements with ExxonMobil covering approximately 33,000 acres of timberlands in the United States.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Bath & Body Works Named One of “America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women” by Newsweek

Today Bath & Body Works announces its inclusion on Newsweek’s ranking of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women.

Diversity & Inclusion

Southwire Named to Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces 2024 for Diversity

Southwire is proud to have been named one of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity by Newsweek, reflecting the company’s dedication to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for its employees.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Tapestry Career Spotlight: All About Mobility

Find out how Jerenz paved his career path by making the most of the opportunities he’s found.

Events, Media & Communications

Red Nose Day Launches Community Builders Challenge With Help From FedEx

Comic Relief US, supported by FedEx since 2019, has partnered with the LEGO Group to launch a nationwide "Community Builders Challenge".

Sustainable Development Goals

The Materials Ecosystem: Unlocking the Value of Waste

By sharing our perspective on the dynamics of the materials ecosystem – its connections, influencers and gaps, we aim to inspire, highlight the work of others and invite conversation.

Environment

BIER Member Spotlight: Juan José Ramos

Welcome to our series aimed at spotlighting BIER projects.  As part of our Member and Stakeholder spotlight series featuring the individual leaders within BIER member companies and stakeholder organizations

Research, Reports & Publications

3M Global Survey Reveals Science Is the Key to a Resilient and Prosperous Future

As the world navigates environmental challenges, societal shifts, and rapidly evolving technologies, science continues to provide solutions. The 2024 3M State of Science Insights* survey reveals people view science as critical to both society and their daily lives.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Maximus 2023 Sustainability Report: Learning and Organizational Development

At Maximus, our dedication to nurturing a vibrant culture of continuous learning is pivotal. This commitment not only aligns with our strategic objectives and values but also cultivates an environment where every employee is empowered to reach their utmost potential.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Riding Forward: Students Can Enter To Win Scholarships

For more than 12 years, Regions also has been there to help some of the best and brightest students with scholarships through the Regions Riding Forward® Scholarship Contest.

Events, Media & Communications

The Pepco Edison Place Gallery Re-Opens, Offering Art and Culture Exhibits for the Community To Enjoy

Our Pepco Edison Place Gallery is officially re-open to the public following a pandemic pause that began in March 2020. The gallery acts as a community space where customers and residents can gather to enjoy free local exhibits and special events.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Matthew Parker of ModernTax Wants Fellow Entrepreneurs to Focus on the Core Concepts

We’re proud to be investing in ModernTax through the Northwestern Mutual Black Founder Accelerator® in collaboration with NM Future Ventures.

Education

Empowering Futures With IBM SkillsBuild

They say technology is the workforce of the future and if you love to learn, build your skills in all things tech with a free online platform from IBM SkillsBuild.

Innovation & Technology

Qualcomm’s 2023 Corporate Responsibility Report: Purposeful Innovation

At Qualcomm, purposeful innovation drives us to take on some of the world’s biggest challenges, using technology to positively impact society.

Innovation & Technology

The Protective Paradox: How Artificial Intelligence Helps Solve AI Cybersecurity Risks

For cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI) is both shield and sword. By implementing AI-driven tools, businesses are better protected against potential cyberthreats.

Health & Healthcare

Global Market Adoption of WELL Surges: More Than 5 Billion Square Feet of Space Now Uses the World’s Leading Standard for Healthy Buildings and Healthy Organizations

The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), announced today a landmark achievement: the WELL Building Standard (WELL) is now being used across more than 5 billion square feet of space in 130 countries.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Tetra Pak Recognised With ‘A’ Score for Transparency on Forests for the Eighth Year Running

Tetra Pak has been recognised for leadership in corporate transparency and performance on forests by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its annual ‘A List’.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

KeyBank Foundation Supports the Yonkers NY Community With Grants Aimed at Underserved Youth

KeyBank recently announced two multi-year Community Impact grants from KeyBank Foundation to nonprofits in Yonkers, NY, a community within the bank’s Hudson Valley/Metro New York market.

Education

Del Monte Foods Wants to Recognize America’s Healthiest Schools

Del Monte Foods is proud to partner with Alliance for a Healthier Generation in its America's Healthiest Schools national recognition program. This annual award recognizes and celebrates schools for implementing best practices.

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