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Pentair Celebrates Employee Volunteers on National Philanthropy Day

Creating Engagement Opportunities in Our Communities
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In honor of National Philanthropy Day, November 15, global water company Pentair celebrates its employees around the world that have rallied together as "Team Pentair." Pentair believes the passions and contributions of its 10,000 employees are important, and encourages and rewards employee-led involvement through Team Pentair, the company’s philanthropic engagement program.

Schneider Electric's 2018-2019 Sustainability Report

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Schneider Electric
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Our promise

At Schneider Electric, sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. Our commitment to it extends across our technology, our value chain, our business model, and our culture. 

Toward a more sustainable world

GM Leads the Automotive Industry as One of America’s Most JUST Companies

GM recognized for creating quality jobs in the U.S., promoting a transparent and supportive workforce culture and fostering safe workplaces
Press Release

DETROIT, November 12, 2019, /3BL Media/ - Today, General Motors was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for 2020 according to Forbes and JUST Capital. The list of America’s Most JUST Companies honors U.S. corporations like GM that outperform their peers in the Russell 1000 on the priorities of the American people.

FedEx Honored with ‘The Coalition for Integrity’ Corporate Leadership Award

Press Release

November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ FedEx has been recognized as the recipient of ‘The Coalition for Integrity’ Corporate Leadership Award for its commitment to corporate social responsibility and ethics and integrity.

United Nations Global Compact Updates Guidance to Help General Counsel Drive the Corporate Sustainability Agenda

New guidance helps legal professionals become leaders in embedding sustainability into their companies’ strategies and operations
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, November 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ The United Nations Global Compact has issued updated guidance to help General Counsel advance the corporate sustainability agenda.

This Unlikely Partnership Drives Positive Change in the Food Sector

Words by Tom Murray
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It is imperative that farmers, food companies, policymakers, and environmental advocates collaborate to figure out how to feed a growing global population while minimizing environmental impacts and building a more resilient food system. One company that is stepping up to this challenge is Smithfield Foods.

Legg Mason Redefines Its Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility, Releases 2019 CSR Report

Press Release

BALTIMORE, November 6, 2019, /3BL Media/ -  Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) has redefined its approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) by focusing on six dimensions that are central to the company’s mission of Investing to Improve Lives™

"We have long recognized that CSR plays a vital role in our mission. Today’s announcement signifies our focus on six areas in which we believe we can build momentum and make a meaningful difference,” said Joseph A. Sullivan, Chairman and CEO of Legg Mason.

Legg Mason recognizes six dimensions of CSR:

Strategic Investor Initiative Partners With Edelman To Outline Best Practices in Long-Term Plan Disclosures

Guidance offers examples from leading corporations that have delivered Long-Term Plans at CECP CEO Investor Forums
Press Release

NEW YORK, October 30, 2019 /3BL Media/– Bringing together their respective areas of expertise, Edelman and the Strategic Investor Initiative (SII) at Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) have partnered to release an overview of emerging practices in disclosures of long-term plans made at CEO Investor Forums.

Sustainable Impact Takes Center Stage at Annual HP Americas Innovation Summit

Company unveils new products and solutions aimed at creating positive, lasting change for the Planet, People and Communities
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News Highlights:

  • Offers exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Nashville-based recycling facilities for HP hardware and supplies
  • Introduces HP Tango Terra, world’s most sustainable home printing system1
  • Commits $200 million to water-based print solutions for corrugated packaging and textiles
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News Highlights:

  • Offers exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Nashville-based recycling facilities for HP hardware and supplies
  • Introduces HP Tango Terra, world’s most sustainable home printing system1
  • Commits $200 million to water-based print solutions for corrugated packaging and textiles

Institutional Investor: Where ESG Fails

By Michael E. Porter & George Serafeim & Mark Kramer
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Despite countless studies, there has never been conclusive evidence that socially responsible screens deliver alpha. A better model exists, argue Harvard Business School luminaries Michael Porter, George Serafeim, and Mark Kramer.

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Despite countless studies, there has never been conclusive evidence that socially responsible screens deliver alpha. A better model exists, argue Harvard Business School luminaries Michael Porter, George Serafeim, and Mark Kramer.

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