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 Media's flagship distribution platform.

Diversity & Inclusion

How Partnerships Advance Digital Equity for Refugees

When Russia invaded Ukraine in February of last year, people around the world galvanized donations to help address displaced Ukrainians’ immediate needs for safety, housing and food.

Sustainable Development Goals

Sweetwater West Enhancements To Save Energy, Reduce Carbon Dioxide

The Georgia-Pacific gypsum plant Sweetwater West, located in Sweetwater, Texas, recently completed board-drying equipment enhancements anticipated to result in CO2 reduction, energy savings, and the lowering of resource consumption.

Diversity & Inclusion

Comcast NBCUniversal Welcomes New Cohort of Hiring Our Heroes Fellows

Comcast NBCUniversal is pleased to welcome our 11th cohort of Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) fellows.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

AEG Partners With Playworks on 12th Annual Day of Service To Help Foster Inclusivity Through Play at Local Elementary School

For its 12th Annual Service Day, AEG partnered with Playworks, a leading non-profit, to offer the company's Southern California employees a chance to give back to the local community.

Environment

Can Cloud Technology Help Us Get to Net Zero?

Accurate reporting is at the heart of Baker Hughes’ ongoing effort to achieve net zero Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2050.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Spotlight on Our ERGs: Henkel Black Alliance

For the Henkel Black Alliance ERG, recruiting and retaining Black talent and amplifying those voices at Henkel North America is the end goal. The ERG creates a space for Black employees and allies to connect, collaborate and feel empowered to be themselves at Henkel.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Global Citizen and Authentic Brands Group Announce Multi-Year Partnership for Impact-Focused Brand Activations and Consumer Products

Global Citizen and Authentic Brands Group (Authentic), a global brand development, marketing, entertainment, and digital platform, today announced a new cross-brand, multi-year alliance, marking a first-of-its-kind partnership for both companies.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Learning From Experience: One Wichita Woman’s Struggle in School Is Changing Reading Education

Koch Industries is a longstanding supporter of education, most recently supporting the Phillips Fundamental Learning Center in Wichita to reach and train more teachers with proven, research-based programs for teaching kids to read, write and spell.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Cintas Honored Among FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies

Cintas Corporation has been honored as one of FORTUNE’S 2023 World’s Most Admired Companies. This is the 15th time that Cintas has been recognized by FORTUNE among its Most Admired Companies surveys.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Aflac Incorporated Honored for Performance and Purpose

Demonstrating remarkable consistency in performance and gender equality Aflac Incorporated has been named to Fortune Magazine's list of World's Most Admired Companies for the 22nd time and Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index for the fourth consecutive year.

Social Impact & Volunteering

KeyBank Annual Super Refund Saturday Helping Eligible Families and Individuals File for the Earned Income Tax Credit

Starting Saturday February 4th, 2023, KeyBank is partnering with local agencies and organizations across several states to host its annual Super Refund Saturday events. In many communities, KeyBank employees will work alongside volunteers.

Research, Reports & Publications

Glow Expands Into US Market With ESG Focused Consumer Insights Product

Market research technology company Glow has launched in the US with an ESG focused consumer insights product. The company has appointed ex NielsenIQ executive Chrissie Brogan in the newly created role of Director of Market Development.

Diversity & Inclusion

Gilead Sciences: Toward Health Equity for Black People Impacted by TNBC

Gilead awarded $5.7M in grants to 21 U.S. organizations for programs working to advance health equity for Black people impacted by TNBC.

Diversity & Inclusion

This HBCU Is Showing Students New Career Paths at Utilities

Duke Energy supports 22 lineworker training programs in the six states it serves, and Denmark Technical College is the first to be a historically black college (HBCU).

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Whirlpool Corporation Named One of America’s Most JUST Companies for 2023

Whirlpool Corp. has been recognized as one of America’s Most JUST Companies in the annual rankings published today by CNBC and JUST Capital.

Environment

Philip Jacobson: The Fight To Stop Shark Finning

If you were a kid in the 1970s, you undoubtedly were at least a little terrified of going into the ocean – a fear placed squarely in your subconscious by the Jaws movies.

Energy

Virent Bio-Based Fuel Used in Third Milestone Demonstration Flight Powered With 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Virent, a Marathon Petroleum Corp. subsidiary, used its BioForming® process to produce the synthesized aromatic kerosene (SAK), a critical component that made the 100% SAF possible.

Health & Healthcare

International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) Kicks Off Global Awareness Push: Investing in Health Pays Back

The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), the world’s leading organization focused on deploying people-first places to advance a global culture of health, announced today the launch of a yearlong awareness effort designed to help arm advocates and practitioners alike.

Research, Reports & Publications

Cintas Corporation Releases Its 2022 ESG Report

Cintas Corporation has published its 2022 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which details the company’s ESG Journey, performance and initiatives from the last fiscal year.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Inside the World of CSR Leaders: Sam Caplan, Vice President of Social Impact at Submittable

We’re profiling CSR and social impact leaders to engage their insights into how CSR is transforming and what inspired them to follow this path.

Sustainable Development Goals

UN Global Compact Network USA Helps US Companies Elevate Their Sustainable Development Goals Agenda

The US private sector is critical for generating much-needed solutions globally. Agenda 2030 envisions a secure world free of poverty, hunger and an end to environmental degradation, and achieving this will require companies to increase their ambition on the SDGs.

Diversity & Inclusion

Principal® Foundation To Sponsor EVERFI Black History Month Challenge

Principal® Foundation is inviting high school students across the U.S. to participate in the Black History Month Challenge for a chance to win a college scholarship. The challenge was created by EVERFI, an innovator in digital social impact education.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Paychex Named Among FORTUNE’s Most Admired Companies in 2023

Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of integrated human capital management software solutions for human resources, payroll, benefits, and insurance services, has again been named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE® magazine.

Events, Media & Communications

Mastercard Launches She Runs This Program Celebrating Entrepreneurship for Black Women in Business and Hip-Hop During GRAMMY® Week

Today, Mastercard announced it will host She Runs This: Celebrating Entrepreneurship in Business and Hip-Hop, a three-day event in partnership with Femme It Forward, honoring the genre’s 50th anniversary as part of the brand’s programming during GRAMMY® Week.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Purpose 360: A Force for Good and Growth With Procter & Gamble

We invited Damon Jones, Chief Communications Officer at Procter & Gamble, back to Purpose 360 to talk about how P&G leverages storytelling to drive change for the environment and society.

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