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Schneider Sustainability Report 2019 - 2020: Health and Equality

Innovative policies for great employees
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Schneider Electric’s greatest resource is its people. This is why the company takes action in support of the health and well-being of employees, partners, and people around the world. Efforts to promote overall wellness, learning and development, and safety are what advance Schneider’s people-focused sustainability goals.

ICYMI: Fifth Third Publishes ESG Report

Inaugural ESG Report defines Fifth Third’s ESG focus and affirms commitment to customers, communities, employees, shareholders and regulators
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CINCINNATI, October 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today published its inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance Report, which highlights how the Bank generates long-term sustainable value for all of its stakeholders, including robust support for small businesses and the communities it serves through the unique challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

G&A Institute's 2020 Research Report Shows 65% of Russell 1000® Published Sustainability Reports in 2019, Up From 60% in 2018

39% of Companies in Smaller Half by Market Cap of Russell 1000 Index Published Sustainability Reports in 2019 - Up From 34% in 2018
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NEW YORK, October 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Governance & Accountability Institute (G&A Institute), a leading consulting and research firm focused on ESG and sustainability, issued its 2020 Russell 1000 Research Report on sustainability reporting trends of the companies in the Russell 1000 Index®.

COVID-19 Will Continue To Test Small Businesses & Here's How To Respond

by Rhett Power
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3. Embrace corporate social responsibility.

Prior to the pandemic, business and marketing leaders were already looking for ways to meet a growing demand among both consumers and investors for clearly defined corporate social responsibility initiatives. However, CSR must be more than a marketing ploy.

Fifth Third ESG Report: The Approach

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Fifth Third’s (NASDAQ: FITB) inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance Report builds upon a foundation set by years of corporate social responsibility reports produced annually. The 2019 ESG Report broadens the stakeholder view with more data-driven information related to the Bank’s environmental, social and governance efforts. In March 2020, Fifth Third became the first U.S. commercial bank to join the SASB Alliance. We also became a member of the GRI community and a TCFD supporter.

Rising Trust in Sustainability Reporting Around the World

Public opinion poll on social and environmental corporate performance
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October 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Research across 27 markets has found that trust in how companies communicate their sustainability performance has increased to a record 51% this year, with significant variations by country.

The survey from GlobeScan and GRI asked 1,000 people in each location to indicate whether they agree that companies are honest and truthful about their social and environmental performance. The level of trust is the highest since the survey began in 2003, when it was at 30%.

Schneider Electric's Concrete Plan for a More Sustainable World

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Our Chairman & CEO  Jean-Pascal Tricoire,  gives his views on the key factors that can help us build a true sustainable world. Find out more such insights in our sustainability impact report: http://spr.ly/6013G2VE3 

About Schneider Electric

At Schneider, we believe access to energy and digital is a basic human right. We empower all to make the most of their energy and resources, ensuring Life Is On everywhere, for everyone, at every moment.

Pandemic Has 49% Of Employees Rethinking Benefits: Aflac Survey

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The annual open enrollment season is nearly underway, and U.S. employees will be making benefits decisions during an unprecedented and challenging time.

To understand employees' and employers' feelings about this critical event, Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental insurance and products in the U.S., conducted a national online survey of 1,200 benefits decision-makers and 2,000 employees across the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic.

YKK Commits to Achieving Climate Neutrality by 2050

Sustainable trims leader announces Sustainability Vision 2050 addressing climate change, material resources, water resources, chemical management and human rights
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TOKYO, October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At today’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, global sustainable trims leader YKK announced the YKK Sustainability Vision 2050, which will serve as a roadmap to the company achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, among other targets. The Sustainability Vision 2050 consists of five themes with corresponding sustainability goals, as well as ten SDGs.

Theme 1:  Climate Change  Tackle greenhouse gas emissions and increase use of renewable energy

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