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Introducing the Porter Novelli Focus: Business Action for Climate Crisis

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As Climate Week unfolds here in the U.S., the conversation around the climate crisis has reached increasing heights – from new warnings from the United Nations that country climate plans are not aggressive enough – to nations crying out that the climate breakdown has reached their shores in dramatic and deadly ways.

Real Time ESG Tracking From StockSnips

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The researchers at StockSnips have been transforming unstructured data into financial sentiment insights for several years. Their AI / ML (Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning) based system reads thousands of articles and tags the relevant snippets to derive a quantified investor sentiment measure that could drive stock performance. StockSnips has now developed an ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) signal leveraging the platform used for its Financial Media Sentiment. We have begun adding this data set into CSRHub’s consensus measure of entity ESG performance.

Biogen Issues First Progress Report of its Signature Healthy Climate, Healthy Lives™ Initiative

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September 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In 2020, Biogen launched its signature Healthy Climate, Healthy Lives™ initiative, a groundbreaking $250 million, 20-year commitment to address the deeply interrelated issues of climate, health, and equity. Biogen is the first Fortune 500 company to commit to becoming fossil fuel free and established new emissions reduction targets in line with the Science Based Targets initiative, consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

New Survey Provides Insights Into Drinking Behaviors During the Pandemic

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- Nearly One in Five Respondents 21+ Reported Heavy Drinking* During the 30 Days Prior to the Survey -
 
- Many Respondents Who Reported Heavy Drinking* Weren't Aware of All Treatment Options for Alcohol Dependence -
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- Nearly One in Five Respondents 21+ Reported Heavy Drinking* During the 30 Days Prior to the Survey -
 
- Many Respondents Who Reported Heavy Drinking* Weren't Aware of All Treatment Options for Alcohol Dependence -

Lenovo Announces New Climate Change Mitigation Goals and Releases 2020/21 ESG Report

Company Charts Course for a More Sustainable Future through Environmental, Social and Governance Operations
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  • In addition to 2030 Science-Based targets, Lenovo will remove one million tons of Green House Gas emissions from its supply chain by FY 2025/26.
  • By FY 2025/26 100 percent of PC products will contain post-consumer recycled materials.
  • After meeting its 2020 Diversity and Inclusion representation goals, Lenovo has created new representation goals for FY 2025/26, targeting representation for women and U.S. under-represented minority executives.

Building Towards a More Sustainable Future

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Levi Strauss & Co. has been in business for more than 168 years because we make durable products that are built to last and because we proudly adhere to a guiding philosophy of profits through principles across our operations. These ongoing commitments serve as the foundation of this document, our first Sustainability Report, covering our programs and progress through 2020 and our goals for the coming years.   

Hormel Foods Shares Food Journey Progress in 15th Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

Global branded food company completes 2020 goal set and establishes new targets
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AUSTIN, Minn., September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the launch of its 15th annual corporate responsibility (CR) report. The report, available online at https://csr.hormelfoods.com/, contains in-depth information about the company’s CR progress in fiscal 2020. In addition, the company has launched a new set of CR goals to guide its programs through 2030.

How Abbott Is Shaping the Future of Health by Innovating for Access and Affordability

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Abbott recently released its 2020 Global Sustainability Report, detailing the company’s work to help the greatest number of people to live better and healthier, and providing a comprehensive overview of the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance.

IMPACT2030 Transforming Lives and Communities Report

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Companies around the world are activating the skills and expertise of their

employees as a dynamic and vital resource to advance the SDGs.

#Force4Good4SDGs

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Companies around the world are activating the skills and expertise of their

employees as a dynamic and vital resource to advance the SDGs.

#Force4Good4SDGs

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E19: Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP

Ushering in a New Era of CSR with Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP
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Corporate mandates have changed. Customers, employees, and even investors are increasingly pushing companies to move from shareholder to stakeholder capitalism. What does this look like across companies and sectors? Are companies moving fast enough when it comes to making good on their commitments to social change? Carolyn Berkowitz, President & CEO of the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), shares her insights, plus the importance of diversity and inclusion within CSR departments.

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