Corporate Social Responsibility News

World's Top Companies Integrate Financial and Sustainability Data

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – There is a growing trend among large companies to include corporate responsibility information in their financial reports. The vast majority (78 percent) of the world’s top companies (G250) now do this, indicating that they believe CR data is relevant for their investors.

All Food Companies Need To Focus On Water Risk Management

(3BL Media/Justmeans) Water scarcity is a big problem for food production. Agriculture is the biggest water user on the planet, accounting for about 70 percent of global water withdrawals. About 40 percent of the global food supply is grown in irrigated areas, while 80 percent of the world’s cropland relies on rainfall for irrigation. Climate change can cause rainfall to vary.

American Standard Is Recognized as WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year

(3BL Media/Justmeans) Every day, each American uses about 80 to 100 gallons of water. The largest use of household water is flushing the toilet, with showers and baths following behind. Some Americans live in water-stressed areas; about four percent of the contiguous US fell in the severe to extreme drought categories, as of the end of August 2017. Ten percent of the contiguous U.S. fell in the moderate to extreme drought categories.

VMware Drives Positive Change through People and Technology

(3BL Media/Justmeans) -- Social and economic shifts occurring in the US and around the world have made sustainability one of the focal points for business organizations. An enduring culture of corporate responsibility and sound business fundamentals are essential for navigating what lies ahead.

Tetra Pak Highlights Sustainability Achievements Using GRI

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Tetra Pak has published its 2017 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s key achievements in the areas of ESG. What is special about this year’s report is that for the first time since it started publishing a sustainability report (in 2004), the company has adopted Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines.

Aurora Organic Dairy Makes Water Conservation a Priority

(3BL Media/Justmeans) — Over 30 percent of Colorado is currently experiencing abnormally dry conditions, while 4 percent of the state is experiencing moderate drought conditions. Rain levels are only 30 percent of the state’s average. A La Niña weather event, which brings less rainfall, has a 50 percent chance of developing. For obvious reasons, water conservation takes a priority when there is less rainfall.

Comprehensive Resource on Sustainability Reporting Launched

In a complex business environment, understanding what, where and how to report sustainability information can be a challenging task. Accurate and objective sustainability reporting can help a company consider its impacts on a variety of sustainability issues, enabling it to be more transparent about its future risks and opportunities.

BNY Mellon Opened America’s First Bank By And For Women in 1921

(3BL Media/Justmeans) –Around the world today there are approximately 98 million girls who are not in school. While, again globally, one in three women will experience gender-based violence in her lifetime and in the developing world, one in seven girls are married before their 15th birthday, with some child brides as young as eight or nine.

Cynthia Figge of CSRHub Speaks on Integration of CSR with Business Strategy

A company’s stakeholders — customers, employees, investors and regulators — increasingly recognize the key role of business in driving global sustainability. For a business to compete and be successful in the long run, it is now crucial that the decision-making at every level within the company must take account of its corporate social responsibility.

MGM Resorts International Practices Water Conservation In Las Vegas

(3BL Media/Justmeans) Water is precious in Las Vegas. Located within the Mojave Desert, it’s a city whose outskirts contain desert vegetation and dry mountain ranges. It gets only 4.17 inches of rain a year, with an average 21 days of rainfall.

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