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.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Qualcomm’s 2023 Corporate Responsibility Report: Resource Management – Water

As water sources around the world become increasingly stressed, we are acutely aware of the need to treat water as the precious resource it is.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Wesco Supports American Red Cross Humanitarian Mission Through Annual Disaster Giving Program

The American Red Cross recognizes Wesco, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, for its pledge of $500,000 to the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP). By donating to Red Cross Disaster Relief, Wesco helps ensure the organization can quickly respond to disasters.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

SEE’s AUTOBAG® Brand Curbside-Recyclable Paper Mailers Win Design Award

We're honored that the AUTOBAG® brand curbside-recyclable paper mailers won a Best in Class E-Commerce Package Innovation Design award at the 2024 PAC Global Awards!

Events, Media & Communications

KeyBank To Participate in Home Ownership Events in Buffalo and Syracuse

KeyBank will take part in home ownership events in Buffalo, NY and Syracuse, NY. KeyBank will be offering tips and information on products and assistance programs available to homebuyers.

Sustainable Development Goals

Sysco Celebrates the Arrival of 10 Electric Trucks in Denver

I joined Governor Jared Polis and members of the Colorado General Assembly to celebrate the arrival of 10 electric trucks that recently joined our Sysco Denver fleet.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Duke Energy Celebrates Its Indigenous Employee Resource Group and Sponsors Campbell University’s Inaugural American Indian Leadership Development Program

Our Indigenous employee resource group is called Forever Indigenous Resource Support Team (FIRST) and is open to all employees at Duke Energy. Wow! I have learned so much from our FIRST members over this past year.

Diversity & Inclusion

Atlantic City Electric Boosts Efforts With Diverse Suppliers, Purchasing a Record $178 Million in 2023

Atlantic City Electric purchased $178 million in goods and services from diversity-certified suppliers in 2023, accounting for nearly 40 percent of the company’s total purchases for the year.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Whirlpool Sustainability Report: Our Value Chain

Whirlpool Corporation prioritizes the entire product life cycle - from the design phase through repair and refurbishment.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

WWF Collaborates With the Consumer Goods Forum To Launch New Global Farm Loss Tool To Tackle Upstream Food Loss Along Global Supply Chains

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has launched the Global Farm Loss Tool for growers of all sizes to more easily measure and report on-farm food loss.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Georgia-Pacific Supports Atlanta Habitat for Humanity With Building Its 35th Home

Our 35th Atlanta Habitat for Humanity build is officially underway and the home is already taking shape.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Monster Energy Cares: Rob Gronkowski On Life After Football and Gronk Nation Youth Foundation

Monster Energy sits down with Rob Gronkowski to catch up about life after football and some great charitable causes.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Vanguard Renewables and New England Natural Bakers Partner To Tackle Food Waste

New England Natural Bakers, a Greenfield, Massachusetts-based leader in organic granola, including their latest brand, Trunola, is proving that delicious treats can go hand-in-hand with environmental responsibility.

Research, Reports & Publications

Dine Brands Releases 2023 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report

Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar®, IHOP®, and Fuzzy’s Taco Shop® restaurants, released its 2023 ESG report

Education

Entergy’s Scholars Program Empowers Students for Future Workplace Success

Last month, Entergy leaders and mentors gathered at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to engage with students of the Entergy Scholars Program.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

5 Million People in Sudan Experiencing Emergency Levels of Hunger After a Year of Conflict

In Sudan, 5 million people are experiencing emergency levels of hunger.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

St. Thomas Aquinas College Secures Grant From Motorola Solutions Foundation

St. Thomas Aquinas College is proud to announce a significant milestone in its commitment to advancing STEM education with the receipt of a $30,000 grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Customers Empowered To Participate in the Circular Economy Through New Lenovo Offering

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is rolling out a new solution to help customers extend the lifecycle of their devices with cost-efficient IT choices for a more sustainable future.

Diversity & Inclusion

Across the World and Across Disciplines, Two Leaders Converge on Equity in STEM

The Logitech MX #WomenWhoMaster series now turns to a pair of business leaders who took an interest in STEM and converted it into progress toward a better world.

Sustainable Development Goals

Bacardi Cocktail Trends Report 2024: Conservation Concoctions

This Earth Month and throughout the year, bartenders and brands are reframing sustainability as a creative challenge – utilizing novel processes and harnessing innovative flavors that don’t just limit harm, but actively conserve the natural environment.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Regions Bank Named 2024 Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award Winner

Regions Bank announced the company has been recognized as a 2024 Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award (GEWA) Winner with Distinction. Regions is one of five organizations to receive the With Distinction title.

Environment

Partner Profile: Conserving Wetlands With Ducks Unlimited

Ducks Unlimited (DU) is on an admirable mission to conserve, restore and manage wetlands and associated habitats for millions of North America’s waterfowl.

Events, Media & Communications

CalPERS, Leader in Sustainable Investment, Stays the Course on ESG

The majority of asset owners in the U.S. retain investment firms, both privately-owned and publicly-traded, to assist in managing investments across various asset classes.

Research, Reports & Publications

Principal® Achieves Sustainability Goals in Newly Released Report

Principal Financial Group® has met or exceeded its multi-year sustainability goals according to findings in the 2023 Sustainability Report released today.

Energy

The Port of the Future: A Vision for Cleaner, Low-Carbon Seaports

Seaports in the United States are economic powerhouses: They employ 31 million people, account for 26-percent of the nation’s overall economy and generate $5.4 trillion in economic activity.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

How CEO Shannon Hennessy’s Background Prepared Her To Lead The Habit Burger Grill

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Co-Founder Melissa Campanelli interviews Shannon Hennessy, CEO of The Habit Burger Grill.

Latest Campaigns

  1. Environmental Sustainability
    Cisco is working not only for a more inclusive future, but a more environmentally sustainable one as well. Environmental issues like climate change...
  2. Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG)
    The business landscape is reorienting itself and you can almost hear priorities shifting toward change-readiness and the bigger picture. And in this...
  3. Planet: We Grow Sustainably
    We remain committed to growing sustainably and being good stewards to the environment. We are using our scale to minimize the environmental impact...
  4. Operate Sustainably
    We are aiming to operate sustainably by improving our supply chain and operations to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, living our commitment to...
  5. AEG's Commitment to Social Impact and Volunteerism
    AEG embraces its responsibility to enrich the lives of people in the communities around the world where we do business, and to use business to create...
  6. Gold Medal
    The WEC Gold Medal Award for International Achievement in Sustainable Development is one of the most prestigious forms of recognition of a global...
  7. International Paper | THRIVING PEOPLE & COMMUNITIES
    Vision 2030 Goal: Promote employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces and strengthen the resilience of our communities
  8. Climate Change
    Ceres mobilizes the most influential investors and companies in tackling climate change as a sustainability issue that must be addressed at every...
  9. AMD Environmental Sustainability
    Advancing sustainability across our operations, supply chain manufacturing and product stewardship
  10. Avocados: The Farm-to-Table Journey of America’s Favorite Fruit
    Americans love avocados, but most don’t know that more than 80 percent of the prized green fruits that arrive in the U.S. come from one place: Mexico...
  11. Accelerating access to healthcare technology
    We believe technology can help close the world’s health gaps. By putting people first, we find new ways to advance health while reducing costs. And...
  12. Financial health
    At Wells Fargo, we're opening pathways to economic advancement for racially and ethnically diverse and low- and moderate-income individuals and...
  13. Tapestry I The Power of Our People
    We aim to foster a culture of purpose and fulfillment at Tapestry by embedding equity, inclusion and diversity throughout our organization, and...
  14. ESG Talk: Season Three
    The ESG Talk podcast features candid conversations with business leaders from around the world. In season three, co-hosts Mandi McReynolds, Steve...
  15. Community Impact
    The communities where Chemours operates are also where we live, work, and play, and our mutual success is one and the same. We have a vested interest...