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Merck Named to 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Company Joins 325 Companies from Around the Globe on Prestigious List
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Merck has been named to the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) which recognizes companies committed to transparency in disclosing gender-related metrics and investment in workplace gender equality. The third annual index includes 325 companies spanning 50 industries headquartered across 42 countries.

For These Companies, Climate Action Is a Business Imperative

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When the world’s largest asset manager talks, business leaders listen. And what they heard last week, from BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, is that climate change is triggering “a fundamental reshaping of finance.” 

In his annual letter to executives, Fink warned that ignoring the financial risk inherent in climate change will make it harder for companies to find investors. 

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 

Moody’s Named to 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for First Time

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NEW YORK, January 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) today announced that it has been named to the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the first time. The GEI tracks the financial performance of public companies committed to supporting gender equality.

Bloomberg: Bringing Sustainability in House

By: Nick Bornheimer, Gunlocke
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Michael Barry, Head of Sustainable Business Operations at Bloomberg discusses the company's sustainability initiatives and approach, especially with regards to its 731 Lexington Avenue headquarters in New York in CoreNet Global's latest insite newsletter.

 

Why ‘Carbon Neutral’ Is the New Climate Change Mantra

By: Jeremy Hodges
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The industrialized world has been spewing carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases faster than they can be contained for centuries. Climate change, and the increasing frustration of citizens about the inadequate response, is pushing countries to take action, or at least say they will. Becoming carbon neutral — also known as climate-neutral or net zero — is now a legal requirement in some countries, while European authorities are preparing legislation to become the first net zero continent. Even oil companies are getting in on the act.

Policymakers Across the World Turn Their Attention to Sustainable Finance

By: Nadia Humphreys, Business Manager for Sustainable Finance solutions
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As climate change continues to make headlines, sustainable investing – once a niche investment strategy – is now setting the agenda.

Investment firms increasingly realize they need to include environmental, social and governance (ESG) data in their decision-making processes, to manage risks and identify opportunities in a changing world. However, the lack of reliable and consistent ESG data is a key challenge, and most firms face a steep learning curve to understand ESG issues and make sense of the new information they are facing.

Small Actions Can Make a Big Difference on Climate Change

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As world leaders meet in Madrid for the COP25 climate change conference, a new Bloomberg-commissioned public artwork is lighting up Bloomberg Arcade in London to inspire climate action.

Bloomberg Pledges to Serve More Planet-Saving, Healthy Plant-based Foods

Signing on to Cool Food Pledge shows commitment to reducing food-related GHG emissions
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December 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg has committed to serve more climate-friendly foods through the Cool Food Pledge, a growing movement of workplaces, hotels, hospitals and restaurants aiming to slash food-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 25% by 2030. Groups serving a combined 800+ million meals annually have already signed on to this new initiative.

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