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.

Research, Reports & Publications

Schneider Electric Outperforms 2023 Sustainability Targets and Maintains Its Leadership in ESG Ratings

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced today its 2023 sustainability impact performance as part of its full-year financial results.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Entergy Employees Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Fight Food Insecurity in Our Communities

Recently, Entergy employees came together to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in a series of events across our service areas to support our communities in need.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

PotlatchDeltic Supports Childcare for Team Members at St. Maries

PotlatchDeltic is subsidizing up to 50% of our St. Maries Team Members’ monthly childcare expenses up to an annual maximum of $5,000.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Taco Bell Foundation Brings Back Social Impact Challenge To Fuel Young People’s Big Ideas

Ambition Accelerator is back and spicier than ever! The Taco Bell Foundation’s signature social entrepreneurship program is now open for its second year of applications, this time with more opportunities to drive positive change.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Mary Kay and 15 North Texas Companies Are Rooting for Trees With the Arbor Day Foundation

Recognizing the critical role companies play in conservation, Mary Kay is deeply involved in reforestation initiatives through our partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Paramount’s Content for Change Delivers Impactful Initiatives in Las Vegas

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA; PARAA), alongside its brands, industry affiliates, and community partners, orchestrated a series of impactful events in Las Vegas leading up to this past Sunday's game to shine a light on important societal issues.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Eastman Partners With Mechanical Recycler Dentis Group/Nord Pal Plast To Unlock New Feedstock for Its Planned Facility in France

Eastman (NYSE: EMN) today announced a long-term agreement with Nord Pal Plast SA part of Dentis Group, a leading Italian multinational company specializing in the recovery and mechanical recycling of PET packaging waste.

Events, Media & Communications

Webinar: The State of Corporate Volunteering

Corporate volunteering has had a major resurgence, but our latest data shows that providing your people with opportunities to volunteer on their own isn’t enough — they need support.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Helping Cats Find Homes in Bucks County

Linda Lamberson, Delmarva Power Senior Business Analyst, received Exelon’s Powering Communities Employee Volunteer Award, the organization’s highest achievement for volunteerism and community involvement, for her work with CATS Bridge to Rescue.

Diversity & Inclusion

AEG Partners With LA LGBT Center To Foster Career Awareness and Preparation Among LGBTQ+ Youth

Young adults who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ+) often experience unique challenges around career preparation.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

L.O.V.E at Tapestry

Last month, Tapestry's Employee Business Resource Group Juntos Unidos hosted our most recent Unscripted event with the organization L.O.V.E. (Latinas on the Verge of Excellence) on the topics of young women and empowerment.

Environment

Trane Technologies, EU Parliament and Commission Officials & Cold Chain Partners Call for Accelerated Food Loss Solutions

Trane Technologies co-developed a round table event at the European Parliament on Advancing Food Loss Technologies and Policies. The round table addressed the global impact of food loss and the technologies and solutions required to reduce loss and waste across the food chain.

Events, Media & Communications

On Its 25th Anniversary, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose Announces Former Vanguard Chairman and CEO Bill McNabb and EY’s US Chair and Managing Partner Emeritus Kelly Grier As New Co-Chairs of Board of Directors

As Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose®(CECP) kicks off the celebration of its 25th anniversary, it announced that it has appointed two leading executives to co-chair the organization’s distinguished Board of Directors.

Education

Subaru of America and AAAS Announce Winners of 2024 Prize for Excellence in Science Books

Subaru of America, Inc., and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, today announced the 2024 winners of the AAAS/Subaru Prize for Excellence in Science Books.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Guided by Wonder: A Reflection on the Stewardship of Creation

Over the winter, Chris took a moment to reflect on his passion for Creation care – on behalf of Praxis Funds and his own family.

Education

Discovery Education and Partners Offer Educators and Students Nationwide New Resources Supporting Engineers Week 2024 Activities

Discovery Education and its content partners offer educators and students nationwide a new collection of engaging digital learning resources supporting Engineers Week activities.

Research, Reports & Publications

New Data Suggests Microbusinesses Face Different Top Challenges Than Small Businesses

Microbusiness owners struggle or experience more challenges marketing their business online and knowing what to do at each phase of the business compared to small business owners, according to GoDaddy’s Venture Forward research initiative.

Energy

Mining and the Clean Energy Transition

The shift to clean energy is spiking global demand for commodities including copper, lithium, nickel, cobalt, and other essential minerals and rare earth elements. Mining companies know there is no energy transition without the future-facing commodities.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Illumina Named One of America’s Most JUST Companies and Included in the 2024 S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook

For the fifth year in a row, Illumina has been named one of America’s Most JUST Companies by JUST Capital and CNBC. Illumina ranked #29, out of the top 100, and second in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.

Education

Breaking Stigmas About STEM

Taking a holistic approach towards teaching and learning, Henkel Researchers’ World has been putting children into the role and workplace of actual researchers since it was established in 2011.

Diversity & Inclusion

America’s Top Young Scientist and 3M Leaders Participate in Black History Month Discussion With STEM Youth

In honor of Black History Month, 3M recently welcomed more than 30 St. Paul, Minnesota STEM high school students to its campus to learn from America’s Top Young Scientist, Heman Bekele, and several 3M technical leaders about their experiences, challenges and inspirations.

Education

Yum! Brands, University of Louisville Launch ‘Accelerating Growth’ Executive Education Programs To Train Next Generation of Senior Franchise Leaders

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) and the University of Louisville today announced the launch of new “Accelerating Growth” executive education programs at the Yum! Center for Global Franchise Excellence.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Vine Maple Place Receives $200,000 Grant From KeyBank

Vine Maple Place has received a $200,000 grant from KeyBank to support its Stable Families Program, which helps single-parent families who are homeless or days away from becoming unhoused. The funding will also be used to add capacity, extending the reach by nearly 50%.

Innovation & Technology

Veteran Affairs Selects T-Mobile As Primary Wireless Provider for the Caribbean Healthcare System

The Veterans Affairs Caribbean Healthcare System in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands selected T-Mobile as the primary wireless provider in a 10-year agreement.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Truist Charitable Fund Names 17 New Grant Recipients

Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) today announced the initial recipients of its Truist Community Catalyst Initiative, a three-year Community Reinvestment Act program supporting local efforts with statewide impact.

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