BNY Mellon Continues CSR Leadership with Third Consecutive Perfect CDP Score

Firm Signs onto White House’s American Business Act on Climate Pledge in Lead Up to COP21

Continuing its leadership in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and carbon reduction, BNY Mellon has been named to CDP's global Climate “A” List for climate performance leadership and its S&P Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). For the third consecutive year, BNY Mellon has received perfect scores on both climate change disclosure and performance. The company's "A" for performance and score of 100 for disclosure make it the only financial institution globally and one of two S&P 500 companies to receive a perfect score for the past three years.

General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - December 2015



Chevrolet Meets Community-Based Carbon-Reduction Goal

Chevrolet over the last five years has prevented 8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide from entering the earth’s atmosphere, roughly equivalent to the COemissions from the annual energy used in every home in Detroit.

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International Consultation Opens on Water Climate Bond Standard

Future Guidance for Water Investments Takes Shape
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November 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Climate Bonds Initiative and consortium partners Ceres, World Resources Institute, CDP and the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation have released for public comment, the world’s first standard for low carbon and climate resilient water bonds. The proposed Water Climate Bond Standard will bring a focus on vulnerability assessment and climate mitigation and adaptation planning to the fixed income space.

Charlotte-based Sealed Air Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

By Katherine Peralta of the Charlotte Observer

Charlotte-based Sealed Air said this week it has received national recognition for its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the risks of potential climate change.

Bloomberg partner CDP launches their US Climate Change Report

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Wall Street is waking up to climate-conscious investing. Financial giants are acquiring investment boutiques and quickly building departments to address environmental opportunities and risks.

Happy Retirement: 11 Reflections on the Chevrolet Carbon-Reduction Initiative


Please join us for a retirement celebration honoring … 8 million metric tons of carbon. A little unconventional, sure. But so was the Chevrolet carbon-reduction initiative.

Back on Nov. 18, 2010, Chevrolet set a bold goal – engage communities across America in preventing 8M metric tons of carbon dioxide from entering the earth’s atmosphere. We knew it would take about five years and upwards of about $40 million, but driving a cleaner energy future is something we believe in.

CBRE's Climate Change Transparency Recognized by CDP for Third Consecutive Year

CBRE earns a perfect score of 100, its highest ever
Press Release

Los Angeles, November 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that for the third consecutive year, it has been recognized for climate-change transparency through its inclusion in CDP’s S&P Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). This year, CBRE received a perfect score of 100, its highest score to date. The annual index spotlights Standard & Poor’s 500 companies that have disclosed high quality carbon emissions and energy data through CDP’s climate change program.

Addressing the Root Causes of Climate Change by Reinventing How We Work and Live

by Nate Hurst, Sustainability Innovation Officer, HP

In two weeks, country leaders will gather at COP21 in Paris for what many believe will be the most important climate negotiations to date. The goal of the event—to create a new international agreement on climate change that will, at a minimum, keep global warming below 2°C.

Hewlett Packard Retained Perfect Score on CDP Climate Lists

Press Release

PALO ALTO, Calif., November 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – For the second consecutive year, Hewlett Packard’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the business risks of climate change received the highest possible score by CDP, an international, not-for-profit organization that drives sustainable economies.

Because the CDP reporting period is based on data compiled prior to Hewlett Packard separating into two publicly traded companies on Nov. 1, 2015, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. share the honor.


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