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MetLife a Climate Leader in CDP Report

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NEW YORK, February 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has earned a Leadership grade (A-) on climate change in the annual CDP Investor Report for the fourth consecutive year.

To achieve Leadership status, a company must receive a grade of either A or A-. This year, only 6 percent of the companies that disclosed climate-related information to the CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) reached that level.

Tetra Pak Scores Double ‘A’ by CDP for Leading Efforts Against Climate Change and Protecting Forests

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak has been commended for its climate action and driving sustainable sourcing in its supply chain for the fourth time, achieving a place on the global environmental impact non-profit CDP's prestigious ‘A List’ based on the company’s reporting in 2019. Reporting to CDP highlights Tetra Pak’s commitment to transparency and measurement of its sustainability positioning.

Bridgestone Plants Receive Highest Rating from Caterpillar

Certification recognizes facilities as suppliers offering superior quality for multiple consecutive years
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TOKYO, January 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Bridgestone Corporation today announced that, in 2019, Bridgestone Group factories were recognized with Platinum Level certification, the highest rating in the Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) of Caterpillar Inc. (Caterpillar), a world-leading manufacturer for construction and mining equipment. 

Mohawk Honored with Best of Surfaces 2020 Award for Sustainability

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This year at The International Surface Event (TISE) in Las Vegas, Mohawk Flooring North America was recognized with the coveted Best of Surfaces Award in the Sustainability category. Accepting the award on behalf of the company was Paul De Cock, president, George Bandy Jr., chief sustainability officer, and Karen Mendelsohn, senior vice president of marketing.

Carnival Corporation Earns Fourth Consecutive Perfect Score in Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index

World's largest travel company receives perfect score of 100 and designation as Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality from educational arm of America's largest LGBTQ civil rights organization
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Recognition marks seventh time Carnival Corporation has been named in annual report assessing LGBTQ workplace equality for commitment to inclusive and diverse workforce.

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Recognition marks seventh time Carnival Corporation has been named in annual report assessing LGBTQ workplace equality for commitment to inclusive and diverse workforce.

Medtronic Honored for Supporting Military Veterans

Minnesota designates Medtronic as a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon company.
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The State of Minnesota recognized Medtronic as a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon company during a formal ceremony this week at the company’s operational headquarters. That designation recognizes the company’s commitment to recruiting, training, hiring and supporting military veterans at Medtronic.

National Grid Recognized for Innovative Solar Marketplace

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative honors company with customer engagement award
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WALTHAM, Mass., January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – National Grid has been recognized for its innovative online marketplace that simplifies the process of installing solar energy for its customers by the Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC). In 2016, National Grid collaborated with EnergySage, a company that matches solar customers with qualified installers, to create a utility-sponsored, first-of-its-kind online solar marketplace for customers in Rhode Island.

Comerica Bank Named Among World's Most Sustainable Companies with Global 100 Ranking

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DALLAS, January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For the second consecutive year, Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) has been named one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights. The media and investment research company rated Comerica as the only U.S. bank represented on this year's list with an overall rating as the 67th most sustainable company worldwide.

Schneider Electric included in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index for The Third Year in a Row

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  • Based on a self-disclosure survey, the index lists 325 companies that have publicly demonstrated their commitment to equality and advancing women in the workplace
  • Schneider Electric’s strong performance highlights its leadership and commitment to gender equality and to ensuring its employees have equal opportunities everywhere 
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  • Based on a self-disclosure survey, the index lists 325 companies that have publicly demonstrated their commitment to equality and advancing women in the workplace
  • Schneider Electric’s strong performance highlights its leadership and commitment to gender equality and to ensuring its employees have equal opportunities everywhere 

Scotiabank, a Leading Bank in the Americas, Recognized by CDP for Its Climate Change Efforts

Global disclosure organization scores Scotiabank higher than global financial services sector average
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TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The CDP has recognized Scotiabank with a climate change score of 'B,' for its strong results in the areas of climate change governance; climate change risk management; and greenhouse gas emissions reduction initiatives. The CDP, a not-for-profit charity, provides a global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts.

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