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Ingersoll Rand CTO Sheds Light on Innovation and Global Macro Trends


As a global provider of energy-efficient technology solutions, Ingersoll Rand is positioned to pursue opportunities that arise from the nexus between energy efficiency and climate change mitigation. While energy resource demands and climate change represent great risks for society and the planet, we recognize that the innovation that addresses these issues is a potential growth driver for our business.

Ingersoll Rand CEO Shares Thoughts on a Sustainable Future in 2016 Sustainability Supplement


Sustainability in all its forms — business, social and environmental — is central to Ingersoll Rand’s strategy. Just as it has for the past 146 years, Ingersoll Rand continues to build a more sustainable and thriving enterprise. It is leading the way to long-term value creation and positive societal impact within its industries, and building a legacy for the next century and beyond.

Read more in Ingersoll Rand’s 2016 sustainability supplement.

Merck Named a FTSE4Good Constituent Member

Leading global independent rating agency acknowledges Merck’s commitment to corporate responsibility

FTSE Russell, a global index provider, has once again named Merck & Co., Inc. to the FTSE4Good Index, a compilation of publicly-traded companies that meet globally-recognized corporate responsibility standards.

What exactly is a FTSE4Good designation?

Asia: At the Vanguard of Sustainable Business

by Tim Mohin

Originally published in HuffPost

Asia has become the new vanguard in the effort to drive sustainability into the heart of how business is conducted around the world.

Aflac 2016 CSR Report Unveiling

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At Aflac, we try to live by this very simple rule: Everyone has the power to do good. We have unveiled Aflac’s 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, where we share with you how Aflac strives to be a good neighbor with good people leading the way - Learn more here

How the GRI Standards Exam Will Benefit Sustainability Professionals: An Interview with Tim Lo


GRI recently launched a new online platform for people to test and demonstrate their knowledge on the GRI Standards. We asked Tim Lo, a Hong Kong-based sustainability planner and our first successful GRI Standards Exam taker, about his exam experience and how it adds value to his career as a sustainability professional.

Growing Interest in Sustainability Reporting and SDGs in India


At two recent events in Mumbai, GRI Regional Hub South Asia gathered some of the biggest Indian companies and conglomerates to promote high-quality reporting in the region, and initiate a discussion on the corporate role in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Aflac | Doing Good for Our Communities and Our Planet

Watch video to hear from Aflac's Susan G. - Manager, Employee Communications
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As a member of the company’s employee-led Green Committee, Susan Goodsell applies her communications skills to help promote Aflac’s environmental sustainability initiatives and activities. This chapter showcases our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint through education, community activities and volunteerism.

Experience the complete Aflac 2016 CSR report HERE

Doing Good by Giving Back

Watch video to hear from Alfac's Danny C. - Sr. Manager, Information Technology
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In addition to Danny Cimmerer’s role as an IT senior manager at Aflac, he joined forces with 12 fellow co-workers to plan fundraising events in their quest to eradicate pediatric cancer. In this chapter, we’ll share stories about the different ways that we’re involved in the community around the nation. Whether it’s building a Habitat for Humanity house or setting records in helping kids and families dealing with cancer, we will illustrate how Aflac is more than just a company; it’s a family.

Conducting Business 'The Aflac Way'

Watch video to hear from Aflac's Matthew O.- Manager, Advertising Compliance
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In managing Aflac’s compliance standards, Matt Orr commits to honesty, transparency and integrity – threads woven into every department at Aflac. In this chapter, we’ll define what it means to do business “The Aflac Way,” highlighting how product innovation, customer protection, company recognition and our leadership team prioritize ethics above all.


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