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NRG Energy Recognized for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management at the 2021 Climate Leadership Awards

NRG awarded for exemplary leadership in reducing carbon emissions and addressing climate change in the company’s operations and strategies
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HOUSTON, October 28, 2021 /3BL Media/-- NRG Energy, Inc. announced it received a Climate Leadership Award for Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate) at the 2021 Climate Leadership Conference , hosted by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR).

Abbott Named One the 100 Best ESG Companies by Investor's Business Daily

List recognizes companies with leading environmental, social and governance ratings, strong stock performance

Abbott was named one of the 100 Best ESG companies by Investor's Business Daily (IBD), a leading financial news and research organization. The 2021 list recognizes companies with superior environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings in addition to strong fundamental and technical stock performance. Abbott ranked No. 76 on the list. To view the complete list of IBD’s 100 Best ESG Companies, go to

“Leadership and Vision” Led to Fifth Third's Carmichael Being Named 2021 Responsible CEO of the Year

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Fifth Third Bank CEO Greg Carmichael has honored as Responsible CEO of the Year for Community Impact by 3BL Media. Awards were announced Oct. 25 and recognize corporate executives who embody bold, innovative leadership in delivering on environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments—and this year’s honorees demonstrated a commitment to ESG, worldwide and community impact, transparency, and brands taking stands leadership.

Johnson & Johnson Earns a Spot on Fortune's 2021 Change the World List

The company is honored to be recognized for its part in helping battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

This week Fortune included Johnson & Johnson on its 2021 Change the World list, which spotlights companies across the globe that have leveraged their core business strategies to drive positive social impact.

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The Home Depot Wins 3 Environmental Protection Agency Awards


The Home Depot was honored with three Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Awards that reflect the company’s commitment to sustainable business practices. The company is proud to serve as industry leaders in the design, manufacture, selection, and use of products that are safer for the environment.

The Home Depot was honored in the following three categories:

Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center Earns Highest Environmental Certification in the World

The HGA-designed Margaret A. Cargill Lodge is the first renovated building to achieve full Living Building Challenge certification.
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October 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Margaret A. Cargill (MAC) Lodge at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center—an internationally-recognized leader in environmental education—is the first renovation project in the world to receive full Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification by the International Living Future Institute.

The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) defines living buildings as:

HanesBrands Is Proud to Be Recognized With Another A Grade Rating in Baptist World Aid's 2021 Ethical Fashion Report


HanesBrands is proud to be recognized with another A grade rating in Baptist World Aid’s 2021 Ethical Fashion Report. HanesBrands has long committed to upholding the rights of all people who play a role in creating and bringing our products to life for our customers. You can read more about our action to minimize our impact on the planet and help our people and communities thrive on

Fifth Third CEO Greg Carmichael Honored As Responsible CEO of the Year for Community Impact

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass., October 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - 3BL Media announced the recipients of the 2021 Responsible CEO of the Year Awards. Responsible CEO of the Year: Community Impact was awarded to Greg D. Carmichael, chairman and CEO, Fifth Third Bank.

Owens Corning CEO Honored As Responsible CEO of the Year for ESG Transparency

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass., October 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - 3BL Media announced the recipients of the 2021 Responsible CEO of the Year Awards. Responsible CEO of the Year: ESG Transparency was awarded to Brian Chambers, Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Owens Corning.

Franklin Templeton Wins Diversity Award From Fund Intelligence

Recognizing Franklin Templeton's Support of Nex Cubed’s HBCU Founders Program

Franklin Templeton’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts were recognized when the company received the inaugural Best DEI Initiative of the Year Award at Fund Intelligence’s Mutual Fund Industry and ETF Awards.


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