The Medtronic 2019 Integrated Performance Report Shares Progress on Pay Equity, Diversity in Management Roles, Access to Healthcare, Environmental Performance, UN Sustainable Development Goals, and More
DUBLIN, November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/– Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today released its fiscal year 2019 (FY19) Integrated Performance Report: The Power of Purpose [view report here].
The big news of this week: The USA is now “officially” withdrawing from the Paris Accord on Climate Change. The one-year countdown to “USA out” is now underway.
In 2015 as the representatives of almost all of the nations of the world gathered in Paris, France for “COP 21” (or “the UN Climate Change Forum, the 21st yearly meeting of the Conference of Parties), an important agreement was reached: the 196 nations would work together to attempt to limit global warming to below 2-degrees Celsius (3.5-degrees Fahrenheit) – or at least to not above 1.5C (2.7F).
Climate Change and Corporate Reporting – the two terms are increasingly coupled now as many more investors and stakeholders are requesting information from publicly-traded companies about their awareness of, and strategies & actions for addressing the many risks posed to the enterprise by climate change.
Important sea change: many more investors are now asking companies for information about their preparation for climate change and some, demanding a report if none has been issued.
November 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ - EcoVadis just released its annual Global CSR Risk and Performance Index. The report offers comprehensive insight into the supply chain sustainability performance of more than 30,000 companies worldwide.
You’re invited to a special release of the Tomorrow Rising web series! Follow the true stories of four young people for an inside look at how energy training transforms lives. Reshapes communities. Impacts the world.
Hear from our trainees: Like Gurdeep in India, who steps up when his father has an accident and can no longer provide for his family. And Yéyé in Nigeria, who opens new doors as a female entering the male-dominated engineering world. These are just two of the four real journeys you’ll see.
Nestlé today joined a coalition of major palm oil producers and buyers to support and fund the development of a new, publicly available radar-based forest monitoring system known as Radar Alerts for Detecting Deforestation (RADD).
Consumers in São Paulo Can Now Earn Rewards for Recycling Common Household Materials
RACINE, Wis., October 30, 2019 /3BL Media/– SC Johnson today announced a partnership with reverse logistics startup Molecoola to sponsor recycling centers in São Paulo, Brazil, reinforcing the company’s commitment to recycling and sustainability. Consumers can return empty products from any of SC Johnson’s well-known brands, including Mr Muscle®, Glade® and OFF!®, at any of Molecoola’s locations and earn points that can be redeemed using app technology for goods and services. The points can also be used for charitable donations to communities in São Paulo.