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Legg Mason Supports CEO Action’s Check Your Blind Spots Mobile Tour

Press Release

BALTIMORE, September 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) has partnered with CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ to support its Check Your Blind Spots mobile tour, which helps people explore ways to mitigate unconscious bias in their everyday lives.

Stanley Black & Decker Recognized as Global Sustainability Leader on 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Company named to World Index for second time and North America Index for ninth consecutive year
Press Release

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., September 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today announced that it has earned the distinction of being a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM for the second year. Additionally, the world's largest tools and storage company and leader in engineered fastening and security maintained its inclusion on the DJSI North America Index for the ninth consecutive year.

Battling Climate Change Together

By Erin Callahan, Director of the Climate Collaborative
Blog

Taking on an issue like climate change alone is incredibly difficult, and when you add in the urgency and scale of the problem, and the complexity of modern corporate value chains, it quickly becomes impossible.

It’s why we launched the Climate Collaborative, a non-profit that brings food and agriculture companies together to work on climate solutions.

The Corporate Community is Mobilizing to Address the Climate Crisis

NAEM report publicly released today details leading business practices for reducing carbon emissions
Press Release

September 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Leadership companies are taking tangible steps to address their carbon emissions, spurring action across the entire business ecosystem, according to a report publicly released today by NAEM.

NAEM is the National Association for Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) Management.

FedEx Makes Forbes List of World’s Most Reputable Companies For Corporate Responsibility 2019

Blog

The Forbes article notes the importance of a company focusing its CSR efforts in ways that are “unique to your organization.” FedEx strives to do just that as we focus our CSR work on areas aligned with our expertise and values.

At FedEx, giving is focused on five areas that align with business strengths and address some of the world’s problems in a thoughtful way. In addition to five pillar focus areas, FedEx also supports programs related to Diversity and Inclusion, which are important aspects of FedEx culture.

Bacardi Just Found the Best Use for Plastic Straws Ever—Turn Them Into Vinyl Records

By Melissa Locker
Article

Normally, if your record sucks, that’s a bad thing. (Just ask Jet!) But now, thanks to a collaboration between Bacardi and Lonely Whale, if your record sucks, it’s a good thing—at least for the planet.

87 Major Companies Lead the Way Towards a 1.5°C Future at UN Climate Action Summit

Companies announce plans to set more ambitious emissions reduction targets, challenging Governments to match their ambition
Summary: 

The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and the We Mean Business coalition

Press Release

The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and the We Mean Business coalition

Astellas Celebrates Decade of Service by Volunteering 80,000 Hours to Help Local Communities

US Employees Support 16 Local Organizations for Changing Tomorrow Day 2019
Press Release

NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Nearly 1,000 Astellas employees stepped away from the office to volunteer across the United States as part of the 10th annual Changing Tomorrow Day. On Changing Tomorrow Day (#ChangingTomorrow)—Astellas' global day of service—employees volunteered together at 16 diverse community and patient organizations, homeless shelters and other nonprofits to make a positive, measurable impact in local communities.

Alexion Hosts Hackathon in New Haven

Blog

On the morning of June 26th, the auditorium at Alexion’s R&D Center of Excellence in New Haven was buzzing with teams communicating, collaborating, and innovating at the site’s first-ever employee-led hackathon. The decision to hold this event came in early 2019 when New Haven site leadership met to discuss ways to strengthen their unity with the local community.  With Innovate for Solutions being one of Alexion’s culture values, a hackathon seemed like the perfect idea.

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