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.

Sustainable Development Goals

SAP Goes the Distance With EV Fleet Digitalization

Electric vehicles (EVs) are transforming the mobility experience in corporate fleet management. A great example is the partnership between Mercedes-Benz and SAP where the companies are both customers and vendors to each other.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Verizon Named on America’s Most JUST Companies List for 7th Time

We’re *just* a little excited to be in the top 25 of the 2024 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies.

Green Infrastructure

Five Steps To Tap IIJA Infrastructure Grant Funding

Securing IIJA funding is slower and more complicated than originally thought but you can still access funds with the proper strategic plan.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Greening the Garden State Through Tree Planting and Education

Every spring and fall, hundreds of volunteers sign up to join the NJ Tree Foundation in various tree planting efforts across the state. While planting new trees is an obvious goal and priority for the organization, Zipse stresses the importance of caring for existing trees.

Responsible Production & Consumption

O-I Advances Sustainability of its Operations in Veauche, France

O-I Glass, Inc. plans to install a waste heat recovery system at its Veauche, France operations. Heat recovered from the facility’s glassmaking furnace will feed a new internal energy distribution network and will supply up to 94 percent of the plant’s heating needs.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

CSRHub Enhances Platform With IAF CertSearch's Accredited Certification Data

CSRHub partners with IAF CertSearch to see the impact accredited certifications have on a public company's ESG rating.

Innovation & Technology

CNH Expands Agricultural Solutions to El Salvador With CEMCOL

New Holland, a brand of CNH, has expanded its network to El Salvador with CEMCOL, its official distributor in Honduras. On January 17th, they inaugurated the doors of their premises, located in San Salvador.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Attacks in Rafah Jeopardize Gaza Humanitarian Response

Airstrikes in Rafah have prevented families from accessing healthcare, food, clean water, and humanitarian aid.

Diversity & Inclusion

How Inclusion Empowers the Next Generation of STEM Professionals

Grounded in its vision of providing smarter technology for all, Lenovo remains committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive talent pipeline, so everyone, regardless of ability, has the opportunity to pursue a career in STEM.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

FSSC 24000 Achieves SSCI Recognition

The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) is pleased to announce that Foundation FSSC has successfully completed the SSCI Benchmarking process and achieved SSCI Recognition for their FSSC 24000 Scheme.

Innovation & Technology

Homes of the Future: Getting More Comfortable With Artificial Intelligence

Innovators across multiple industries are using artificial intelligence to help systems operate smarter and more efficiently. What does this mean for the future of sustainable homes? Joel Gouker, director of innovation at Trane Technologies, explains.

Events, Media & Communications

KeyBank to Participate in Home Ownership Seminar in Buffalo

KeyBank will take part in MMB Realty’s Group’s Home Ownership Seminar in Buffalo, NY. KeyBank will be offering advice and details on products and assistance programs available to homebuyers.

Sustainable Development Goals

A Sustainable Solution, Right There in Black and White

In its quest for supporting a healthy planet, Walgreens committed to four goals for its branded products, by 2030: reduce plastic packaging by 30%, make all packaging recyclable, increase recycled content in packaging and eliminate problematic single-use packaging.

Energy

Unlocking Success for Your ARPA Funded Projects: Baker Tilly's Approach to Strategic Grant Monitoring and Construction Management

At Baker Tilly, we have experienced construction advisory professionals that understand both the planning and monitoring aspects of capital investment projects and are successfully guiding clients through numerous ARPA funded projects.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Tap Into the Power of Skills-Based Mentor Volunteerism

Sky’s the Limit launches the first in a series of eBooks, Mentor Dynamics: The Transformative Power of Volunteer Business Mentoring Programs during National Mentoring Month. The series aims to help CSR leaders create transformational impact.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Martin Exterior Linear Pro Architectural Lighting: Next-Gen Precision Meets Brilliant Simplicity

When you’re designing a product, there’s always a vision in mind – features that will captivate your audience and unique qualities that set your creation apart from the rest.

Sustainable Development Goals

Tetra Pak Sustainability Report FY22: Social Sustainability

Tetra Pak’s promise to protect food, people and the planet is ever more relevant. Social sustainability means putting people first and implementing business practices that contribute to the human dimensions of sustainable development.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Dow Earns Top Score in LGBTQ+ Equality in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index

Dow (NYSE: DOW) received recognition for its commitment to LGBTQ+ equality with a top score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s 2023-2024 Corporate Equality Index (CEI).

Diversity & Inclusion

Webster Committed to Ensuring Fair and Equitable Environment, Competitive Opportunities for Diverse Suppliers

Webster’s Supplier Diversity Program integrates diversity and inclusion into the procurement process by implementing policy, practices and procedures that ensure equal opportunity.

Education

KFC Thailand and the Equal Education FundLaunch Successful Bucket Search Orientations To Tackle Educational Inequality

We're cheering on KFC Thailand and the Equal Education Fund (EEF) for two successful orientation sessions for the Bucket Search program!

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Fortune names U.S. Bank one of the 2024 World’s Most Admired Companies

Fortune magazine again recognized U.S. Bank as one of the 2024 World’s Most Admired Companies, naming it No. 1 in the Superregional Banks category for the 14th consecutive year.

Research, Reports & Publications

Qualcomm’s 2023 Corporate Responsibility Report: A Message From Our CEO

Qualcomm engineers human progress. We relentlessly innovate to enable intelligent computing everywhere. Our solutions deliver powerful intelligence and connectivity across devices to make our lives better in new ways and transform industries.

Diversity & Inclusion

Jannae Gammage of Foresight Is on a Mission to Broaden Lending Practices for the 'Little Guy'

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

Diversity & Inclusion

How This Clorox R&D Manager Became an Advocate for Her Community

She was drawn to the company after learning about our foundation’s involvement in the Oakland community. “I felt like it was going to be the perfect place for me to be both a scientist and an advocate,” she says.

Education

Louisiana College Students Can Earn $4,000 in Technology Scholarships From Entergy for the 2024–25 School Year

Entergy’s Information Technology organization has announced the application period has opened for its scholarship program for New Orleans metro area college students.

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