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Sustainability in 2020: A Year in Review at Gildan

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Gildan’s longstanding vision of Making Apparel Better® has guided the Company in managing every aspect of its business. Given its strong foundation of sustainable and ethical practices, Gildan has continued to prioritize sustainability in 2020.

Wells Fargo Wins for Sustained Excellence at 2020 S&P Global Platts Energy Awards

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo has been awarded the top prize for Sustained Excellence by S&P Global Platts at its 2020 Global Energy Awards. The Sustained Excellence category recognizes companies that are embracing efficiency and renewable energy in their operations in order to reduce their environmental impact and help foster a low-carbon future.  

Essity Recognized by CDP with Prestigous 'A' Score for Sustainability

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Philadelphia, PA, December 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Global hygiene and health company Essity has been recognized for its leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its prestigious ‘A List’ for tackling deforestation. CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts.

Energea, the First Renewable Energy Equity Crowdfunding Marketplace in the United States, Is Open for Investment

Energea.com connects everyday investors to diversified renewable energy portfolios around the globe.
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BROOKLYN, N.Y., December 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Energea, the first renewable energy equity crowdfunding marketplace in the United States, announced that its platform is live and accepting new investors at Energea.com.

P&G Releases Their 2020 Citizenship Report

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Today, we released our 2020 Citizenship Report, detailing progress across our Citizenship focus areas of Community Impact, Equality & Inclusion and Environmental Sustainability – all built on a foundation of Ethics and Corporate Responsibility.

Northern Trust Recognized for Efforts to Address Climate Change With Placement on CDP "A List"

Adds to longstanding inclusion on Dow Jones Sustainability Index and FTSE4Good Index
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December 8, 2020, CHICAGO /3BL Media/ - Northern Trust announced today that it has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, receiving an “A” score for climate change, based on data reported through CDP’s 2020 climate change questionnaire.

Gains in Social Responsibility from a Mid-Year Surge Have Been Erased Based on Eighth Annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index

Charitable donations hit rock bottom while being green makes a comeback. Outlook on the world, voting behavior are key indicators for conscious consumerism
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December 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The eighth annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index (#CCSIndex) suggests that converging crises and ongoing uncertainty are causing a decline in conscious consumerism and charitable giving.

Back in May, a special release of the #CCSIndex showed that COVID-19 was having a radically positive impact on social responsibility as consumers reversed a three-year slide for a range of “do good” behaviors. But during the regular annual poll, that surge has slowed and purpose-driven behaviors are slipping.

Watch Land Betterment Corporation's Impact Minute Episode 21

The importance of mental, physical and spiritual health in business
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FISHERS, Ind., December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to release Episode 21 of its Impact Minute video blog.  The impact Minute is a weekly, short video series where members of the Company’s management team and sustainability thought leaders discuss entrepreneurship and impact investing that aim to address environmental and social issues.  In this episode, Land

Fair Trade USA Appoints Ricardo Crisantes as New Board Chair

Crisantes, a Fair Trade Certified™ grower, will help the nonprofit launch a major technology transformation initiative to deepen its impact with almost 1 million farmers and workers around the world.
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OAKLAND, Calif., December 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Fair Trade USA®, the leading certifier of fair trade products in North America including coffee, produce, consumer packaged goods, apparel, and home goods, welcomes Ricardo Crisantes as Chair of the Board of Directors. His appointment reflects the organization’s commitment to elevating the voice and serving the needs of farmers and workers, especially as they grapple with ongoing hardships and rapidly changing market demands during COVID-19.

The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index 2020

Summary: 
  • Sweden tops the GSCI for a 5th consecutive year, followed by Iceland, Denmark, Finland, & Switzerland
  • UK is ranked 15, US is ranked 32, China 39
  • North-East Asia (South Korea, Japan, China) keep dominating the Intellectual Capital sub-index
  • Scandinavia tops the Social Capital sub-index
  • Ghana is the highest-scoring African nation (60),
  • Highest ranking South American nations is Costa Rica (27), followed by Uruguay (30), Chile (41), and Bolivia (46)
  • Sovereign bond rating’s lack of ESG integration shows insufficient coverage of risks/opportunities in comparison to GSCI ratings
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  • Sweden tops the GSCI for a 5th consecutive year, followed by Iceland, Denmark, Finland, & Switzerland
  • UK is ranked 15, US is ranked 32, China 39
  • North-East Asia (South Korea, Japan, China) keep dominating the Intellectual Capital sub-index
  • Scandinavia tops the Social Capital sub-index
  • Ghana is the highest-scoring African nation (60),
  • Highest ranking South American nations is Costa Rica (27), followed by Uruguay (30), Chile (41), and Bolivia (46)
  • Sovereign bond rating’s lack of ESG integration shows insufficient coverage of risks/opportunities in comparison to GSCI ratings

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