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Corporate Accountability at Davos a ‘Step in Right Direction’

GRI engaging and influencing at World Economic Forum annual meeting
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January 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - With global leaders gathered in Switzerland for the World Economic Forum (WEF), GRI is pressing for action and commitments that support the transition to sustainable and responsible business.

GRI chief executive Tim Mohin is participating in the WEF annual meeting in Davos this week. That includes a strategy session today with the WEF International Business Council on mainstreaming ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) disclosures.

He said:

FedEx Earns No. 14 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List

Only company in the Delivery category ranked in the Top 20
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ —FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is once again ranked among the most admired companies in the world, according to a survey published in FORTUNE magazine.

The annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report released today lists FedEx as the No. ­­­14 ranked company overall, tied with American Express and Netflix.  The survey measures nine attributes related to the company’s financial performance and corporate reputation.

Ecolab Named to Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

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ST. PAUL, Minn., January 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, food safety and public health technologies and services, has been named to Bloomberg’s 2020 Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The GEI tracks the financial performance of public companies committed to supporting gender equality through policy development, representation and transparency.

Northern Trust Included on Newsweek's List of America's Most Responsible Companies 2020

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We're proud to be included on Newsweek's list of America's Most Responsible Companies 2020, including a top-ten ranking in the financial services industry. See the full list here.

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January 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The issues businesses face, and in turn need to communicate, are vast and complex. There’s increasing pressure for business to communicate its actions, vision and impact in a way simplified manner that engages key audiences whilst demonstrating integrity and leadership

ON Semiconductor Publishes China CSR Report

by Lana Hall, Program Manager, CSR at ON Semiconductor
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In December 2019, ON Semiconductor published their first China Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. This report highlights key initiatives being taken on by the company that are ethical, sustainable and responsible, which in turn are positively influencing and impacting their surrounding communities in China. Our goal is to publish a China CSR Report yearly, along with our annual CSR report that focuses on all of our global efforts. 

A few areas to feature from the report: 

Bolstering Supply Chain Diversity

Aramark Partnership with Certify My Company
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Recently, we announced a partnership with Certify My Company to assist self-classified suppliers in obtaining third-party diversity certifications.

The partnership furthers our commitment to increase overall spend with small and diverse suppliers to 25 percent by 2025. Our robust supply chain already includes more than 6,000 small or diverse suppliers, about 18 percent of which are third-party certified as diverse. A diverse business is generally defined as one that is 51 percent owned and controlled by women, ethnic minorities, veterans, LGBTQ, or disabled person(s).

Embracing the Value of All at DOW

by Alveda Williams
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People living with disabilities are a unique source of talent who can deliver substantial value to our company, our customers and our communities.

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People living with disabilities are a unique source of talent who can deliver substantial value to our company, our customers and our communities.

Benevity Labs Report: Of the People, by the People, for the People

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Benevity examined three years of workplace giving data to see whether the social issues everyone is talking about are the same issues people are taking action on. While the data shows that these topics make up less than 10% of overall giving, they also represent the largest spikes in giving immediately following politically charged events.

What does this mean for companies?

7 Leaves Brings Sustainability to Popular Vietnamese Drinks

More than 65% of the family-owned tea and coffee cafes use energy-efficient induction cooking equipment to make drinks and desserts.
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by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom, Energized by Edison Editor

As the line of people winds around the building, it looks like a celebrity book signing or the unveiling of a new iPhone. But no, these folks are waiting to try 7 Leaves Cafe's Vietnamese iced coffee or milk tea boba.

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