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.

Education

Canadian Middle and High School Students Sweep TCS North American Digital Innovation Competition

Seven Canadian students from the Greater Toronto Area have advanced from the February 8 Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) goIT North American Innovator of the Year competition to the next major event in the series.

Diversity & Inclusion

Comcast Celebrates the 2024 Lunar New Year With a Curated Collection of Asian and Asian American Entertainment

To celebrate Lunar New Year, Xfinity is launching a new, curated collection of Asian and Asian American entertainment across all its devices

Education

Amazon and Discovery Education Partner To Help Students Explore Cutting-Edge Careers and Technology

Amazon and Discovery Education today announced a new partnership bringing Amazon Career Tours to classrooms nationwide.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Nurturing the Pioneering Spirit in Diverse Communities

As part of its longstanding commitment to education, especially STEM and science literacy, Henkel launched Henkel Researchers’ World in partnership with a local university at its headquarters in Dusseldorf, Germany, in 2011.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Mikel Hancock, Walmart, Appointed New Co-Chair of Forest Positive Coalition of Action

The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce Mikel Hancock, Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives for Walmart has been elected as the new Retailer Co-Chair of the Forest Positive Coalition of Action.

Innovation & Technology

How Smarter Technology Can Help With Your Company’s Journey to Sustainability

The call to safeguard our planet is becoming louder than ever. Thankfully, we’re living in an era where sustainability tops the priority list not just for individuals, but for many organisations as well.

Health & Healthcare

Quest Diagnostics and Instacart Collaborate To Reduce Food Insecurity Across the United States With Integrated Patient Health Coaching and Nutritious Grocery Delivery

By integrating Instacart into Pack Health's programs, the companies will deliver a complementary suite of services aimed at increasing access to the food, nutrition education and coaching support individuals need to build healthier habits.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Cinnaire's Ubuntu Fund Secures $55 Million Investment From Prominent Financial Institutions To Create Pathways for Equitable Access

Cinnaire has announced the closing of the $55 million Ubuntu Fund, an equitable access fund developed to support affordable housing development with underinvested developers in the Midwest region.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

CACI Named a Fortune World’s Most Admired Company for Seventh Consecutive Year

CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that Fortune magazine has recognized it as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies in 2024, commemorating its seventh consecutive year on the list and its 13th appearance since the list’s inception.

Innovation & Technology

New Customer Collaborator Announcement for Food Service Accelerator: Albertsons Companies

The Clean Fight team has hit the ground running with the fourth edition of our Accelerator Program, focused on decarbonizing the food service industry in New York . We are delighted to announce Albertsons Companies as a stellar addition to our group of Customer Collaborators.

Events, Media & Communications

Global EHS and Sustainability Conferences to Attend in 2024

There are a multitude of upcoming EHS and Sustainability events across the globe that can serve as invaluable resources for gaining fresh insights, identifying new trends, and ultimately contributing to a safer and more environmentally friendly workplace and planet.

Diversity & Inclusion

Taco Bell Black History Month Spotlight: John H.

February in the U.S. is dedicated to acknowledging and honoring the history of Black Americans and celebrating their contributions to the economy, culture, arts and society.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Turning the Valve on Indigenous Economic Success

At the Aug. 21 event, Enbridge announced a donation of 120 surplus valves to Alexander Valve and Supply. The donated valves will be used to train new or future employees, including members of the Alexander First Nation, in valve servicing and refurbishment.

Energy

Delmarva Power and the Arbor Day Foundation Provide Free Trees for Energy-Efficient Living

Delmarva Power customers can now request a free tree to plant at their home as part of the company’s partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees program.

Diversity & Inclusion

GoDaddy’s Love & Business Series: Sweets & Meats BBQ

There’s love in the air and GoDaddy is celebrating couples who brave the adventure of running a business together.

Sweets & Meats BBQ was launched in 2014 by business partners and sweethearts, Kristen Bailey and Anton Gaffney.

Education

IBM Collaborates With the Commissionerate of Technical Education for Skilling in AI in Gujarat

Technology major IBM has entered into a collaboration with the Commissionerate of Technical Education (CTE) of Gujarat to bolster technical and professional education in the state.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Modernizing Dairy Farming in India

Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) has partnered with ISAP India Foundation to modernize dairy farming in the water-scarce region of Antargaon in Wardha District, Maharashtra.

Diversity & Inclusion

Webster Bank Celebrates Age Diversity With Multi-Generations BRG

Webster Bank's Multi-Generations BRG encourages a collaborative environment where colleagues of all ages recognize strengths and skills in each other and opportunities for growth and development.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Sysco’s Earth Plus Agave Straws are Affordable, Planet-friendly and Upcycled

Have you tried Sysco’s Earth Plus Agave Straws?! We love that this bio-based straw is part of our One Planet.

Energy

Harnessing Efficiency: Are Heat Pumps the Champion of Global Carbon Reduction?

The HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) industry plays a crucial role in the quest for sustainable living and combating climate change.

Diversity & Inclusion

The 2023 100 Black Men Las Vegas Impact Report Highlights the Nonprofit’s Accomplishments, Including Programs Made Possible by Sands Cares

At the end of January, 100 Black Men Las Vegas released its 2023 Impact Report showcasing the positive results achieved last year, which have set the stage for even more ambitious goals in 2024.

Health & Healthcare

When an Ounce of Prevention Can Be Worth a Lifetime of Cure

A few years ago, a friend told me his wife had been feeling out of sorts. She didn’t know why, but because of the pandemic she hadn’t been going to her regularly scheduled checkups. When she finally went, the news wasn’t good. Stage 3 cancer.

Diversity & Inclusion

Upfront Tuition Coverage Is a Game-Changer for Medtronic Employees

MAPS is a powerful program for Medtronic employees in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to take control of their education and career development, starting on day one of employment with no strings attached.

Diversity & Inclusion

Kimberly-Clark’s African Ancestry Employee Network Celebrates Black History Month and a Milestone

As we celebrate Black History Month, we're also marking a major milestone. Kimberly-Clark’s African Ancestry Employee Network (AAEN) is celebrating its 30th anniversary!

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

National Grid Makes $20,000 Donation To Support Boonville Park, Nonprofit Agency

National Grid has announced a $20,000 corporate donation to support an employee-led fundraising campaign to support the Boonville community.

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