By Ellen Jackowski, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP Inc.
Today marks my first day as Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP, and the day we release our 18th annual Sustainable Impact Report and inaugural Human Rights Progress Report. At this milestone moment, I find myself thinking a lot about accountability and action.
At Schneider Electric, we believe that access to energy and digital are basic human rights. To date, 840 million people in the world still lack access to electricity1. This figure is down from 1.2 billion in 2010, indicative of significant progress made in the last decade. We must do even more.
NEW YORK, June 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ — In its annual Sustainability Report, released today, MetLife disclosed that the total value of the COVID-19 relief and support the company and MetLife Foundation have provided comes to more than a quarter of a billion dollars.
The responsible use of resources is central to our identity. Circularity is a model that offers efficiencies that build upon themselves; over the past year, circular principles helped us outpace our own expectations toward our sustainability progress.
Company’s response to COVID-19 provides relief to affected households while wildfire prevention work continues
ROSEMEAD, Calif., June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Edison International published its 2019 Sustainability Report on the company’s achievements toward a sweeping set of measurable goals related to clean energy, transportation electrification, diversity and inclusion, and safety, while emphasizing its commitment to providing customers safe, reliable, affordable and clean electricity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
2019 was a special year for The Hershey Company. As we celebrated our 125th anniversary, we had the opportunity to explore our rich heritage and the legacy of our founder, who instilled in our business core values that connect us to one another and to the world. The energy within Hershey was tangible as you experienced the connectedness, passion, positivity and the deep pride and appreciation we have for each other and this special company.
Key highlights include Hershey’s progress toward 100% sustainably sourced cocoa, new human rights policies and more
HERSHEY, Pa., June 2, 2020 /3BL Media/– The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today released its 2019 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s commitment to shared goodness as Hershey celebrated a milestone of 125 years. The report reflects increasing transparency on its sustainability work and showcases Hershey’s progress to date in key areas of focus, such as sustainable cocoa, responsible sourcing, climate change and human rights.
Nonprofit organization GRAVIS receives this year's American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award in recognition of its work in India's Thar Desert
To continue backing the communities we serve around the world, including the nonprofit leaders who are helping drive positive change, American Express today announced the recipient of the 2020 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award: Prakash Tyagi, executive director of the India-based NGO, GRAVIS. The organization works to expand access to clean water, food, education and healthcare in rural communities in the Thar Desert.
Our annual Impact Report explores our progress across our environmental, social and governance work throughout 2019.
When Pierre Omidyar founded eBay in 1995, he built our platform with the belief that people are inherently good and capable. He set out to create an honest, inclusive and vibrant space of connections, where anyone could find exactly what they were looking for and where anyone could make their own living.
Now, as we approach our 25th anniversary, the world looks different from when that first sale was made of a laser pointer on eBay, but the core of who we are remains the same. Our mission always has been to empower people and to create economic opportunity for all.