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.

Health & Healthcare

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Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Presents on “Unlocking the Power of Packaging”

Lee Green, the SAC’s Senior Director of Marketing & Communications, recently presented on intersection between emerging policies and packaging at the “Unlocking the Power of Packaging: From Supply Chain Efficiency to Improved Sustainability” dinner hosted by Billerud.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

What Is the Boston Scientific Foundation?

As a leader in health care, Boston Scientific is dedicated to creating healthier communities in a wealth of ways, including large-scale programs like Close the Gap that help increase health equity in the U.S. and global corporate volunteer initiatives such as Season of Giving.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Entergy Louisiana Announces $1 Million in Bill Assistance for Customers

Entergy Louisiana has partnered with local agencies to offer bill payment assistance to qualifying residential customers. Entergy’s shareholders will contribute $1 million in bill relief across Entergy Louisiana’s service area in north, central, southeast and southwest Louisiana.


Sofidel Earns Climate Pledge-Friendly Badge by Amazon

Sofidel, a leading global provider of paper products, has earned a Climate Pledge Friendly badge from Amazon.

Innovation & Technology

Ethics in the Age of Generative AI: A Closer Look at the Ethical Principles for VMware’s AI

The development and deployment of artificial intelligence (AI), particularly generative AI and large language models (LLMs), have opened up many opportunities for businesses, researchers, and society. However, these opportunities come with significant ethical considerations.

Green Infrastructure

New Emission Data Shows Rail Travel Emits 10 Times Less Carbon Than Car Travel

​Innovative technology to calculate travel carbon emissions has highlighted rail travel as kinder to the planet with 10 times less CO2 releases, compared to driving a car.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion Policies Are at Threat – Here’s How To Keep Them on Track

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is under fire. In the United States (US), the courts recently ruled that race could no longer be a factor in university admissions, defeating affirmative action policies.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Hormel Foods Receives EPA Green Power Leadership and CRS Market Development Awards

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a Fortune 500 global branded food company known for its corporate citizenship, announced today that it has received a 2023 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Market Development Award from

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Gildan Achieves ISO 45001 Certification in Two Sewing Factories in the Dominican Republic

Gildan is proud to share that its San Pedro de Macoris and Las Americas sewing facilities in the Dominican Republic have become the Company’s first ISO 45001 certified factories, marking an important milestone in the organization's safety journey.

Diversity & Inclusion

Building Diverse Teams

Jonathan Cragg, Principal Technology Project Manager at T. Rowe Price, is passionate about building diverse tech teams. He discusses his role in nurturing talent and the importance of proactively identifying new talent pipelines.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

KeyBank Provides $71.8 Million of Financing for New Affordable Housing Construction in Greenfield, California

KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment (CDLI) and KeyBanc Capital Markets provided $71.8 million construction and permanent 501(c)(3) bond financing utilizing a combination of direct bank debt and Fannie Mae M.TEBs for Greenfield Commons Phase 1.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Sustainable Packaging: Increasing Recyclability While Decreasing Energy Consumption

Sustainability is front-of-mind for the packaging industry as large companies pursue ambitious objectives to meet consumer demands and achieve higher environmental standards.

Events, Media & Communications

Global Leaders Chart Path for Net-Zero Transition at Bloomberg Transition Finance Action Forum, Outlined Next Steps for Accelerating Progress Ahead of COP28

Global leaders across the public and private sectors convened at the Bloomberg Transition Finance Action Forum, which took place at the Plaza Hotel in New York City and coincided with New York Climate Week and the 78th Session of the UN General Assembly.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Our Commitment to Responsible Gaming at DraftKings Begins With Employees

Since joining DraftKings in 2020, I have been impressed with how the dialogue around Responsible Gaming (RG) has expanded in the entire industry.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Bonsucro Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Indian Sugar Mills Association To Accelerate Sustainability

Bonsucro, the leading global sustainability platform for sugarcane, and Indian Sugar Mills Association have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that establishes a partnership to share knowledge and initiatives to accelerate sustainability practices in the Indian sugar industry.

Events, Media & Communications

You're Invited! Sustainable Retail Summit

Learn first‐hand how companies are taking positive actions to drive change and overcome today’s biggest sustainability and health challenges.

Green Infrastructure

Southwire Enters Partnership With NKT To Supply Underground Cables for Champlain Hudson Power Express Project

As the company continues its focus on strategic growth and sustainability, Southwire has been awarded the supply of a portion of the underground power cables for Champlain Hudson Power Express (CHPE) by NKT, the project’s turnkey cable supplier and cable system technology owner.

Diversity & Inclusion

Ensuring Small Business Matters

Small Business Matters. That was the theme at the entrepreneur summit at the National Urban League Annual Conference.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Leveraging Black & Veatch Solutions, Groundwater Replenishment Project Earns Water Environment Federation Project Excellence Award

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has recognized a Black & Veatch-designed project— the Orange County Water District Groundwater Replenishment System (GWRS) Final Expansion — with a Project Excellence Award.

Diversity & Inclusion

Empower by GoDaddy: Transforming Pilates With Ade McCray’s Inclusive Vision

Phoenix-based creator and CEO of Pilates King L.L.C. Ade McCray is on a mission to make Pilates more accessible for all.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Otis’ Women in Technology ERG Teams Up With Girls for Technology, Inc.

Last week, colleagues from Otis' Women in Technology ERG teamed up with Girls for Technology, Inc. in Hartford, CT for the Building Dreams: Girls Mastering Elevator Engineering event.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Packers, Tork Team Up on ‘Tackle Hygiene With Every Catch’ Campaign

As fans return to Lambeau Field this week for the home opener, the Green Bay Packers are once again teaming up with Tork®, the professional hygiene brand of leading global hygiene and health company Essity, for the 2023 “Tackle Hygiene with Every Catch” campaign.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Qualcomm Works To Expand Entrepreneurship in Senegal

We are bringing economic benefits of wireless connectivity to entrepreneurial ventures around the world by encouraging solutions that promote capacity building, scalability and longevity with micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).


Sparking Curiosity Across the U.S. With MilliporeSigma’s Curiosity Cube

The Curiosity Cube, a 22x10-foot shipping container turned mobile science lab from MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has spent the summer traveling the country to share STEM education with students and their communities.

Diversity & Inclusion

KeyBank’s Key4Women, Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon (MESO), and the Portland Thorns FC Announce Women-Owned Business Pitch Contest Finalists

KeyBank’s Key4Women program, Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon (MESO), and the Portland Thorns FC today announced 10 finalists have been selected to compete in a business pitch contest for women-owned businesses located in Oregon and SW Washington.

Latest Campaigns

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  2. Press Releases and Announcements
    Press Releases and announcements related to Taproot Foundation's work and team.
  3. Fifth Third Bank's Empowering Black Futures $180 Million Neighborhood Investment Program
    Fifth Third Bank has announced a $180 Million Empowering Black Futures Neighborhood Investment Program in collaboration with Enterprise Community...
  4. Diversity & Inclusion
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  5. Sustainability
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    In states where Key has a presence, there are approximately 1.7 million low- to moderate-income (LMI) households. Many LMI individuals don’t have bank...
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  8. SAP | Social Responsibility
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  9. Duckprints in the Community
    Companies have a responsibility to make the areas in which we live and work better places. Learn more about how we give back to our communities...
  10. SAC Events
    The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), organizes and participates in a series of events, leveraging its position as a global convener of close to...
  11. FedEx | Sustainable Logistics
    Connecting the world responsibly and resourcefully.Sustainable logistics is a health, safety, environmental and economic issue, particularly in...
  12. VMware Culture
    VMware strives to build an inclusive business environment that enriches people’s lives at work, at home and in the community, and inspires us to give...
  13. Awards and Recognition
    Hormel Foods is proud to be recognized as one of the best companies in the world each year. We are especially proud of the awards that focus on our...
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    Higher Standards for a More Sustainable Planet.Across our operations and throughout our supply chain, we are working to reduce our environmental...
  15. Conducting Business Responsibly
    We protect the long-term interests of our clients, associates, stockholders, and communities by integrating responsible processes and approaches...