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

Paris 2024: Setting New Standards in Sustainable and Inclusive Sport Events

International Olympic Committee

Responsible Production & Consumption

Human Rights Across Hershey’s Value Chain

The Hershey Company

Research, Reports & Publications

Logitech Reports Carbon Reduction Progress in FY24 Impact Report

Logitech

Innovation & Technology

Healthy Spaces Podcast: Season 4, Episode 1 - Growth Mindset

In Healthy Spaces Season 4, Ep. 1, hear how venture capitalist Steve Westly employs a growth mindset to identify and scale great business ideas in clean tech.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Welcomes New Members Lindt & Sprüngli and Lipton Teas and Infusions

The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has welcomed Lindt & Sprüngli and Lipton Teas and Infusions as new members. This brings the Coalition’s membership to 25 companies dedicated to promoting trustworthy and sustainable practices.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Dow Advances Its Mechanical Recycling Offering by Agreeing To Acquire Circulus, a North American Polyethylene Recycler

Dow (NYSE: DOW) announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Circulus, a leading recycler of plastic waste into post-consumer resin (PCR).

Diversity & Inclusion

Hear From This 3M Engineer About Her Involvement With a White House Initiative on Equity for Black Americans

3M recently participated in a White House-sponsored event with an aim to help advance educational excellence, equity, and economic opportunity for Black Americans. The event, part of the Power Up Series, was hosted by Malcolm X College in Chicago.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Thank You to Our Lineworkers!

On July 10th, National Lineworker Appreciation Day, we celebrate the men and women who help keep our customers’ lights on, homes cool, and businesses running smoothly.

Research, Reports & Publications

American Airlines Releases 2023 Sustainability Report

Key progress in 2023 includes American's collaboration with Breakthrough Energy and Google Research on groundbreaking contrail avoidance research, which will inform how the industry might address its impact on climate change.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Lenovo Wins Big for Advancements in Sustainability, Environmental Achievement, and Leadership

With a focus on helping customers measure performance, embed sustainability in their IT environments, and choose the right solutions to turn ambitions into actions, Lenovo’s Sustainability Solutions portfolio has been recognized by the 2024 SEAL Business Sustainability Awards.

Research, Reports & Publications

Cascale, Worldly, Release Deep Dive on EU’s Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CS3D)

Cascale, formerly the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, and Worldly, the planet’s most comprehensive sustainability data and insights platform, have published a deep dive paper analyzing the European Union’s (EU) Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CS3D).

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

The Best of the Best: Easy Day Sports

In April, Hiring Our Heroes announced 5 grant recipients for the Small Business Award for Veterans & Military Spouses, an initiative that provides a one-time $10,000 grant for selected military-connected entrepreneurs, thanks to the generosity of the FedEx Founder’s Fund.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Pentair and MSP Airport Announce New Collaboration To Reduce Single-Use Plastic Waste

Pentair and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) are excited to announce a new collaboration to sustainably deliver great-tasting, high-quality drinking water while reducing the need for single-use plastic water bottles

Education

75 Students Selected To Participate in Special Field Trip Experiences Celebrating the 250th Anniversary of the Founding of the United States

America250 – the official nonpartisan entity charged by Congress with planning the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence – recently announced the inaugural cohort of "America’s Field Trip" awardees.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Entergy Arkansas Hosts Customer Assistance Event

As hot summer temperatures return throughout the state, Entergy Arkansas is taking action to help customers save money and manage their utility bills.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Bringing Communities Together

Operating out of four locations in Dallas, the needs and services Resource Center is providing has grown – and to better reach members of the community, it is bringing essentially all of its health services under one roof.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Principal Financial Group® 2023 Sustainability Report: Integrating Sustainable Investing Practices

We aim to provide clients with sustainable investment options that offer competitive, risk-adjusted returns and utilize a holistic view of factors influencing risk and return to help create added value for clients, the environment, and society and over time.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Maximus Honored With Prestigious Amazon Business Customer Awards for Sustainability and Supplier Diversity

In today’s business environment, sustainability and diversity are not just buzzwords; they are critical components of responsible corporate governance.

Diversity & Inclusion

Jazz Pharmaceuticals Hosts Discussion of Healthcare Inequities in the U.S. To Honor Juneteenth

Dr. Tweedy has written extensively about the intersection of race, medicine and mental health and we are honored to have had this opportunity to learn firsthand from him to commemorate Juneteenth.

Sustainable Development Goals

Discover Kohler’s Commitment to Sustainable Living

Supporting people in their desire to live sustainably is central to our mission at Kohler.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Sysco Supports Small Business Owners With Customer Appreciation Event at Sysco’s Global Support Center

I had the pleasure of meeting Scott Boyer today, owner of Philly Flats, one of our local Sysco customers here in Houston, Texas.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Sofidel Wears the “Yellow Jersey of Entrepreneurs” at the Tour de France 2024

Le Crédit Lyonnais (LCL) has decided to celebrate Sofidel’s commitment to sustainability by awarding it the “Maillot Jaune des Entrepreneurs” (“Yellow Jersey for Entrepreneurs”) at the Tour de France 2024.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Investing in Green Energy: Opportunities for Renewable Diesel | Booster

A recent study by the IEA found that spending on clean energy technology like renewable diesel is quickly rising compared to spending on fossil fuels. This shift is driven by the growing concern over the cost and safety of fossil fuels, particularly in light of the global energy.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Comcast, U.S. Conference of Mayors Announce Ten Cities Receiving Grants in Digital Equity Challenge

Comcast Corporation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) announced the winners of the Talent for Tomorrow: Digital Equity Challenge grant awards program at USCM’s 92nd Annual Meeting in Kansas City.

Innovation & Technology

Leveraging Machines for Meaning: IWBI’s AI Framework for Advancing Healthy Buildings

How can artificial intelligence (AI) tools be used in a manner that promotes people-first places?

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

MetLife 2023 Sustainability Report: Innovating for Our Customers

As stakeholder expectations rise, MetLife made the concept of care a core tenet of differentiation. Our products, services and support help employers to successfully demonstrate care for their workforce, thus improving overall business outcomes.

Events, Media & Communications

IOC Launches “Sport. And More Than Sport.” Ahead of Paris 2024

Marking one month to go before the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Paris 2024 on 26 July, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) launches “Sport. And More than Sport.” – a new Olympic brand platform.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Inside Epic Group’s Sustainably-Minded Factory in Bangladesh

In this latest blog written by Andrew Martin, Executive Vice President at Cascale, reflects on his visit to Hong Kong-based manufacturer Epic Group’s CIPL facility in Bangladesh.

Latest Campaigns

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    AEG embraces the diversity of the communities where we do business and appreciates our differences in ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age...
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    KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment helps fulfill Key’s purpose to help clients and communities thrive by financing projects that...