The importance of sustainability reporting and ESG disclosures is increasing across the globe. Investors, NGOs and other key stakeholders are requesting greater transparency and disclosure – and this is impacting Board-level discussions within companies, across all industries.
The numbers tell the story: 2,300 volunteers, 14,000-plus hours served, 267 projects completed, 3,500 hurricane kits packed and 1,286 teddy bears stuffed.
These are just a few of the numbers that showcase the impact of Duke Energy In Action Month. An annual initiative during May, Duke Energy In Action Month mobilizes employees across our service footprint to volunteer their time in the communities we serve. Whether planting sea oats, building an outdoor classroom at a Title I school or helping rescue exotic felines, our employees had an immeasurable impact in May.
In recent weeks, Comcast NBCUniversal and Sky employees gathered their friends, family members, nonprofit partners, and community leaders to participate in Comcast Cares Day 2019, one of the largest corporate days of service globally, and a celebration of our company’s year-round dedication to giving back.
By Jessamine Chin, Director, VMware Foundation
At VMware, we’re on a journey to put back more than we take, delivering long-term shared value for our stakeholders, and unlocking opportunities for all. As part of that journey, for the past three years, we’ve been working with the pro bono experts at Taproot Foundation, investing in tools and resources to help nonprofits build their technical capacity.
Leadership Greater Chicago (LGC) announced its 2020 Class of LGC Fellows, the largest class of Fellows in LGC’s 35-year history. This select group of 48 accomplished and diverse individuals represents a cross-section of professionals from the corporate, nonprofit, government, and education sectors. They share the organization’s mission to effect transformative change in the community, and join a legacy of building and strengthening the pipeline of civic leaders who will lead the future of Chicago and the region.
Timberland employees took a paid day off Thursday to build natural play spaces and improve outdoor areas in Portsmouth and Dover.
Timberland employees were busy Thursday beautifying local playgrounds and schools, as part of their annual Earth Day volunteer day. The outdoor lifestyle company closed its global headquarters in Stratham for the day, as 300 of its employees took a paid day off to volunteer in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. On the Seacoast, they built various outdoor play spaces at Dondero School and Betty's Dream in Portsmouth, and at Seacoast Charter School in Dover.
By Shauna Sadowski, Head of Sustainability | Natural & Organic Operations, General Mills
In 2016, I travelled to Bluffton, Georgia, to visit Will Harris of White Oak Pastures to learn more about his farm which provides beef to our General Mills’ brand, EPIC Provisions. Harris runs a multi-species ranching operation with over 100,000 animals on 3,000 acres of open pastures and tree-lined corridors. His diversified farm starkly contrasts to neighboring fields that specialize in single crops such as cotton, peanuts or corn.
What if we told you communicating with Purpose could help your organization break through the clutter? Not just break through – but actually ignite physical reactions like increased attention, heightened arousal and emotion that consumers themselves may not even be aware of. And, those physical reactions have a ripple effect. What if we told you Purpose has the undeniable power to create deeper bonds that transform the traditional consumer-company relationship?
Reuse plastic collected on beaches
National Grid earns award for exceptional performance when restoring power to 365,000 in New York and New England following February storm
WALTHAM, Mass., June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National Grid has been named the recipient of Edison Electric Institute’s Emergency Recovery Award for the company’s exceptional performance in restoring power after Winter Storm Quiana impacted more than 365,000 customers across upstate New York and New England.
Our commitment to reducing food waste has been a critical part of our sustainability Journey to 2020 and another way Ingersoll Rand is helping to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges.
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June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ EcoFactor, Inc.’s energy intelligence software, the leading energy management technology for the connected home, has been purchased by Trane’s Residential HVAC business. EcoFactor’s cloud-based technology will power Trane’s Nexia Intelligence platform. The solution will help further Nexia’s leadership in smart home automation by providing unique artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities for energy efficiency and HVAC fault detection.
Cheddar visits Scotts Miracle-Gro headquarters in Ohio to learn about the science behind different types of soil...
BANGKOK, Thailand, June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ — International Justice Mission (IJM), the world’s largest international anti-slavery organization, has announced its third grant awarded by the Walmart Foundation to continue addressing human trafficking, also known as modern slavery, in the Thai fishing industry.
Antea Group’s blog series, EHS Global Moments, highlights a country-specific EHS regulation applicable to non-manufacturing operations, organized by place, topic, or theme.
The last thing anyone wants to think about when they are attempting to leave a building is whether the door they are opening leads outdoors or to a closet! This month we discuss emergency exit requirements in the U.S.
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