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Duke Energy Named One of Fortune’s ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ for Third Consecutive Year

Company continues to execute a customer-focused strategy that is guiding its investments and delivering value to customers
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., January 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – After a year in which the company continued providing cleaner energy to its customers, shifting to more flexible, low- and no-carbon sources while maintaining high reliability and rates below the national average, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has been named to Fortune magazine’s 2020 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the third year in a row. Duke Energy was ranked 5th among gas and electric utilities. 

Gilead Earns 100% Score on HRC Corporate Equality Index for Third Consecutive Year

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We’re proud to share that, for the third consecutive year, we’ve earned a 100% score on the @HRC Corporate Equality Index.

Learn more about the annual survey, which aims to advance best practices for LGBTQ workplace inclusion: http://hrc.org/cei

Davos 2020: Werner Baumann (Bayer) on Sustainable Growth

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On the final day of the World Economic Forum,  Jörg Eigendorf of Deutsche Bank interviewed Bayer AG CEO Werner Baumann about the key takeaways from the forum and what's next.

Baumann says: "We can be a systemic force for good - and sustainability itself can become a new driver of growth and prosperity."

Watch the interview here.

CBRE Supports ABA Well-being Pledge

Firm holds Well-being Symposium for lawyers and staff
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LOS ANGELES, January 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. announced that its in-house legal team has signed the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Well-being Pledge during its first-ever Legal Well-being Symposium on January 16, 2020. The pledge is part of a broader national campaign launched by the ABA Working Group to Advance Well-being in the Legal Profession to address the profession’s high rates of mental health distress and substance abuse and help legal employers support healthy work environments.

How One NGO Helps Farmers Use Mobile Phones to Invest in a Better Harvest

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This is the third article in a series of blog posts that describe how Cisco enables nonprofits to maximize technology for greater scale and impact. Our introduction to the series is available here. To read more articles in the series, click here. Stay tuned for next week’s post on how a nonprofit that focuses on education uses technology to scale.

Schneider Electric’s Commitment to Sustainability Recognized in Two Leading Rankings

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  • The Group is ranked in the Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations, and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) ‘A-List’
  • The rankings were announced on the opening day of the annual World Economic Forum in Davos 
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  • The Group is ranked in the Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations, and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) ‘A-List’
  • The rankings were announced on the opening day of the annual World Economic Forum in Davos 

Aflac Incorporated Appears on Fortune's List of World's Most Admired Companies for 19th Time

Company Improves to No. 1 for Innovation in the Insurance: Life and Health Industry Category
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COLUMBUS, Ga., Jan. 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Aflac Incorporated today announced that it is included on Fortune's annual list of the World's Most Admired Companies for the 19th time. The company ranks No. 1 among its peers for innovation, compared to No. 7 in 2019, and ranks No. 2 overall in the Insurance: Life and Health Industry category, compared to No. 7 in 2019.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists – Learning Through Service

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s waterfall of impact is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. Core to our ethos is the belief that we can all learn and grow through service. After contributing 40 hours of Service Learning in a calendar year, VMware employees are eligible to recommend a VMware Foundation grant to their nonprofit of choice.

Leading with Purpose and Action in the Climate Decade

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The climate solutions that exist have the potential to be unlocked and scaled by businesses willing to do things differently. My latest blog post captures the direct actions HP is taking to help change the course for the future of our planet and generations to come.

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The climate solutions that exist have the potential to be unlocked and scaled by businesses willing to do things differently. My latest blog post captures the direct actions HP is taking to help change the course for the future of our planet and generations to come.

Merck for Mothers Launches New Report: Innovative Financing For Better Maternal Health Outcomes

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The cost to end preventable maternal deaths by 2030 is an estimated $115.5 billion, according to the United Nations Population Fund. With just $11.9 billion in development assistance coming to 120 priority countries over the next 10 years, that leaves a $103.4 billion investment gap. 

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