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Alliant Energy 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report: Our Progress & Sustainability Highlights

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At Alliant Energy we are implementing our strategic plan to create a more sustainable future for our customers and communities.

Highlights of our recent progress in 2020 are provided below:

Goal: By 2030, reduce our fossil fuel generation carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 50% from 2005 levels 

Progress: Achieved 42% CO2 reduction in 2020 

Goal: By 2040, eliminate all coal from our generation fleet 

Progress:

A Sustainable Year: CNH Industrial Presents Its 2020 Highlights With a Dedicated Interactive Site

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CNH Industrial has published the companion guide to its 2020 Sustainability Report. For the first time, this edition of A Sustainable Year is proposed as an interactive online magazine. Visit publications.cnhindustrial.com/a-sustainable-year to read up on how the Company made the most of a challenging year from  safeguarding employees to  improving its environmental footprint, enhancing its products, technologies and digital capabilities for the good of all and reaching out to support communities in need.

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CNH Industrial has published the companion guide to its 2020 Sustainability Report. For the first time, this edition of A Sustainable Year is proposed as an interactive online magazine. Visit publications.cnhindustrial.com/a-sustainable-year to read up on how the Company made the most of a challenging year from  safeguarding employees to  improving its environmental footprint, enhancing its products, technologies and digital capabilities for the good of all and reaching out to support communities in need.

1 Trillion Gallons of Water Being Recycled Using Xylem Technology

Company’s 2020 Sustainability Report tracks progress in tackling critical global challenges of water access, affordability and resilience
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  • Helping customers reuse 4.3B m3 of water, or more than 1 trillion gallons, equivalent to almost two million Olympic swimming pools
  • Technology kept 1.4B m3 of polluted water from potentially flooding communities and entering waterways
  • Assisted 4.1M underserved people to get access to clean water and sanitation
  • Doubled philanthropy to provide COVID relief to colleagues, communities
  • 10 of Xylem’s 22 major facilities now operating on 100% renewable electricity
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  • Helping customers reuse 4.3B m3 of water, or more than 1 trillion gallons, equivalent to almost two million Olympic swimming pools
  • Technology kept 1.4B m3 of polluted water from potentially flooding communities and entering waterways
  • Assisted 4.1M underserved people to get access to clean water and sanitation
  • Doubled philanthropy to provide COVID relief to colleagues, communities
  • 10 of Xylem’s 22 major facilities now operating on 100% renewable electricity

Why Double-Materiality Is Crucial for Reporting Organizational Impacts

Research sets out benefits of robust sustainability reporting, alongside financial disclosure
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A white paper commissioned by GRI investigates the application of materiality in sustainability reporting – highlighting why disclosing impacts that go beyond those that are financially material benefits organizations while supporting sustainable development.

Half of Investors Struggle to Trust ESG Reports

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By Ruby Flanagan

Investors noted a demand for ESG data they can trust, with 64% noting that they currently find it challenging to judge whether a company is doing the right thing and when asked if they found it difficult to trust what companies are disclosing in their ESG reports, only 10% of respondents disagreed.

S&P Global Shares Progress on Corporate Sustainability Goals in New Impact Report

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  • Includes New Reporting Against World Economic Forum Stakeholder Value Framework
  • Third Annual Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Report Affirms Risk Preparedness
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  • Includes New Reporting Against World Economic Forum Stakeholder Value Framework
  • Third Annual Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Report Affirms Risk Preparedness

Musim Mas Strengthens Commitment to Livelihoods With a Robust Social Impact Framework

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Musim Mas launches its first social impact report, detailing the impact of its programs that support community development, education, healthcare, infrastructure, disaster relief, and conservation. The report debuts a social impact framework that will strengthen Musim Mas’ social investment strategy to maximize the impact on improving livelihoods in the palm oil industry.

Principal Financial Group® Makes Strides on Environmental, Social and Governance Goals

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Principal Financial Group® highlighted progress in environmental, social and governance in this year's CSR Report.  Among other meaningful ways it demonstrated its commitment to ESG, Principal joined the United Nations Global Compact at the Participant level in 2021.  For more on accomplishments and to stay updated on how Principal is executing its ESG strategy, visit 

Our Commitment to Volunteering, Partnerships and Donations

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“Giving back is not only a way to support your community and make a difference, it also helps us empathize with others, inspires greater happiness and helps us continue to grow and evolve as a society. I am humbled and excited for the ongoing opportunity to help others achieve a better life through the Clarivate Volunteer Network. “

Sònia Barrios Millan, Clarivate Volunteer Network Global Lead

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2021

Quarterly Newsletter from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued its quarterly newsletter, featuring stories from the foundation and key funding initiatives; Biomimicry Institute, Drawdown Georgia, Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and The Ray.

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued its quarterly newsletter, featuring stories from the foundation and key funding initiatives; Biomimicry Institute, Drawdown Georgia, Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and The Ray.

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