Two years ago, the sustainability business community elected me to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Stakeholder Council (SC). Thank you, it has been an honor to represent you. I recently traveled to Amsterdam to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Council. I thought our readers might like to hear some of what we discussed and learned.
The Civic 50 Annual Survey Recognizes Leaders in Community Building and Corporate Citizenship
ATLANTA, December 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Points of Light opens The Civic 50 survey, an annual initiative that recognizes the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. Now in its seventh year, The Civic 50 serves to recognize stronger corporate commitment to community through engagement, volunteerism, and social impact strategies.
Participation in The Civic 50 survey is open to companies with revenue of $1 billion or higher, that are prioritizing community-building, enhancing corporate citizenship, and delivering innovative employee volunteer programs.
Sending warm holiday wishes from our Tetra Tech family to yours
We are excited to announce the winners of Tetra Tech’s first company-wide children’s holiday art competition!
The competition included children, grandchildren, and nieces and nephews of Tetra Tech employees. Children created artwork that answered the question, “What is your holiday wish for a happier, healthier planet?”
Benefitting the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund, shoppers can bid on special inventory and experiences from celebrities including Ava DuVernay, Brie Larson, Geena Davis, Margot Robbie, Laura Dern and Reese Witherspoon
Visa has been named to the 2019 “JUST 100” list by Forbes and Just Capital, a nonprofit research organization that ranks the largest publicly traded corporations in the United States on responsible business practices, including environment, social impact and good governance. Visa placed at number 43 of 100, up 202 spots from last year’s ranking of 1,000.
Sodexo at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa receives an A+ on Peta2’s 2018 Vegan Report Card
GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, was recognized by Peta2, the largest youth animal rights group in the world, with an A+ on Peta2’s 2018 Vegan Report Card. Sodexo at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa was also listed on Peta2’s “Dean’s List,” an elite group of institutions that have accrued enough Vegan Report Card points to rank among the highest tier of A-rated schools.
Future Cities’ is the Theme for 12th Annual Urban Photography Competition
Los Angeles, December 11, 2018 /3BL Media - CBRE has launched its 2019 global Urban Photographer of the Year competition with the theme, “Future Cities.” Now in its 12th year, the competition continues to grow, with last year’s contest attracting more than 80,000 entries from 170 countries around the world.
This year’s theme invites photographers to submit photos that capture their vision of a future city.
DETROIT, December 10, 2018 /3BL Media/- General Motors was today named one of America’s Most JUST Companies in 2018, according to Forbes and JUST Capital, a nonprofit that ranks the largest publicly-traded corporations in the United States on the issues Americans care about most. GM is ranked 14 on the list, and is the highest-ranked company in its industry.
We’re delighted to announce that Comcast NBCUniversal has once again been named one of the top companies in America for workforce diversity by Fortune and the Great Place to Work Institute, a global people analytics and consulting firm. Yesterday, the magazine published its prestigious “Best Workplaces for Diversity” list placing Comcast NBCUniversal #2 in the nation.