ESG News from Leading Brands

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Events, Media & Communications

Albertsons Companies' Jewel-Osco Division Hosts 10th Annual Mind, Body, Planet Event

Albertsons Companies' Jewel-Osco Division Hosts 10th Annual Mind, Body, Planet event series! This program aims to enlighten shoppers on the significance (and enjoyment) of eating and shopping for food that promotes personal wellness and environmental sustainability...

Sustainable Development Goals

IBM: Embedding Our Net Zero Goal in Our Business Operations Using AI

IBM has set a target of reaching operational net zero GHG emissions by 2030 with 350,000 metric tons or less of residual CO2 emissions. This requires that we reduce our current operational emissions as much as possible through energy conservation.

Education

Engineering a Cool Career in Biotech—and Volunteering Along the Way

Inside a lab that is off-limits to most employees, Staff Engineer Allie Duchnak coordinates hundreds of details for highly confidential projects. Based at Illumina’s San Diego headquarters, her interdisciplinary team, Advanced Platforms, builds test beds for components.

Research, Reports & Publications

Nubank and Mastercard Exclusive Study Reveals Path to Advancing Beyond Access Toward Financial Health

Today, Nubank and Mastercard released findings from a study measuring the financial inclusion impact on individuals, including some who have historically been on the margins of the traditional banking system in Brazil.

Diversity & Inclusion

MAC Cosmetics UK&I Sponsors Central Saint Martins ‘Equal Futures Scholarship’ for Second Year

M·A·C Cosmetics is proud to announce the recipient of the 2023/24 M·A·C Cosmetics Equal Futures Scholarship for BA Fashion at globally renowned art and design institution Central Saint Martins, London.

Innovation & Technology

3M Launches New Verify App To Help Tackle Counterfeit Personal Protective Equipment

Protecting the health and safety of workers across industries and work environments is one of 3M's passions. We understand the importance of keeping workers safe and protected, and we recognize the value of being certain that PPE is genuine.

Events, Media & Communications

CSR Europe and Wildlife Habitat Council Launch Business-Led Biodiversity Alliance for Sustainable Management

CSR Europe and the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) officially launched the business-led Biodiversity Alliance for Sustainable Management at a high-level kick-off meeting on 17 April.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

‘A Way Out’ for Those Facing Violence and Abuse

Physical safety. Protection and advocacy. A way out. These are what victims of family violence and sexual abuse urgently need, and it’s what they will find at New Day Advocacy Center (NDAC) in Ashland, Wisconsin, a small city of 8,000 on the shore of Lake Superior.

Diversity & Inclusion

Principal Sustainability Series Featuring Jill Lippincott

Meet Jill Lippincott, our program manager of supplier diversity and sustainability. She’s leading efforts to help advance our mission to support diverse entrepreneurs in the U.S.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Empowering Women-Owned Businesses: Mary Kay Leads the Charge With Innovative Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator

Here at Mary Kay, we’re changing the narrative through advocating for gender-responsive procurement.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Sustainability Ratings - Driven by Number of Sources?

Some sustainability experts have speculated that the consensus ratings for an entity are driven partly by how many sources rate it.

Research, Reports & Publications

Making Better Essential: Pentair Releases 2023 Corporate Responsibility Report Featuring Its Progress in Advancing Sustainability

Pentair, a leader in helping the world sustainably move, improve and enjoy water, life’s most essential resource, today released its 2023 Corporate Responsibility Report.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Recycling and Beyond Part 1

Recycling and Beyond Part 1 explores the challenges of waste management in countries on the frontline of dealing with plastic waste.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

SCS Global Services Celebrates Founder’s Day – Event Recognizes Late Leader Stan Rhodes and 40 Years in Business

SCS Global Services celebrated its 40th anniversary on the birthday of its founder and CEO, the late Dr. Stanley Rhodes, to recognize the company’s many accomplishments as a pioneer and leader in the field of sustainability certification and standards development.

Events, Media & Communications

You’re Invited to the ESG Leadership Awards Dinner

Join us as we honor Corning Incorporated, J.M. Huber Corporation, and Michelin North America during the ESG Leadership Awards dinner on May 16 in New York.

Innovation & Technology

Making Smart Investments in Workplace Safety Technology

AI-powered robots in manufacturing, wearables in healthcare, analytics in transportation - see how AI safety tech is making workplaces safer.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Scope 3 Emissions Management Made Easier for Food and Beverage Companies by Savvy Suppliers

Gathering Scope 3 emissions data from suppliers isn’t easy for food and beverage companies, but new remote sensing and analytics technology can help.

Energy

Despite Hurdles, Vehicle Electrification in the US Is Likely Here to Stay, Finds Bloomberg Intelligence

Electric Vehicles (EVs) continue to pick up major traction in the US, with adoption continuing to accelerate even amidst growing challenges with charging infrastructure and overall affordability.

Health & Healthcare

Fighting for Maternal Health in Ethiopia With Two Sticks and Fertilizer Sacks

“This month a woman lost her baby because it was in a wrong position. I was responsible for getting the stretcher to her, but I was too late to save the baby."

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Rayonier Explores Forestry Career Paths: Discover the Role of a Timber Marketing Manager

Forestry careers offer a unique blend of working outdoors and contributing to environmental sustainability. In this article, we delve into the role of Timber Marketing Managers, their significance in forestry, and the pathways to becoming a part of this dynamic field.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Regions Wins 2024 Degreed Visionary Award

Once again, Regions is being recognized for its exceptional workplace — this time for aligning learning with business strategies.

Education

College Program Helps Alabama Students Find Meaning in Manufacturing

Eastman employee Porter Embry is grateful for the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) program at Gadsden State Community College in Alabama. It’s helped him find a fulfilling career.

Energy

SAVE Act Will Ensure Energy Savings and Greater Transparency in Virginia

Ceres applauds Gov. Glenn Youngkin and the Virginia General Assembly for approving the SAVE Act, improving the process by which the Commonwealth and its utilities set and achieve energy efficiency targets.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

KFC Foundation Celebrates a Year of Impact: Launches Tuition-Free College and Awards $3.5M in Scholarships and Community Grants

Looking back on 2023 fills us with immense joy with all of the incredible milestones we were able to achieve together.

Innovation & Technology

Qualcomm’s 2023 Corporate Responsibility Report: Future Focused Research and Development

Investing in R&D We are one of the world’s leading wireless technology innovators and have a long history of investing heavily in R&D.

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