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Sustainability Champion Says Progress Requires Unlikely Collaborations

Words by Maggie Kohn
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Editor's Note: This article series is sponsored by Philip Morris International.

When Hasan Youness was growing up in Lebanon, he often ran errands for his parents. But there was one thing he wouldn’t do: get cigarettes for his father. “Get your own cigarettes, dad, and feel free to use the balcony,” Youness recalled saying, as recounted in a September blog post. “Didn’t you see the picture of the lungs of smokers in the science book?!”

Anglo American Employee Volunteer Program Awarded IMPACT2030 Innovation Award

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WASHINGTON, October 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Anglo American’s employee volunteering program ‘Ambassadors for Good’ received high recognition during United Nations General Assembly week when IMPACT 2030 awarded it one of its top innovation awards.

American Standard Wins 2019 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award

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PISCATAWAY, N.J., October 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized American Standard, part of LIXIL Americas, with a 2019 WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award for its heroic efforts to defeat water waste and promote WaterSense in 2018. American Standard brand received one of 25 WaterSense awards today at the WaterSmart Innovations Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Hormel Foods Achieves Nonrenewable Energy Use Reduction Goal and Has Record Year of Giving

Reports Progress in Latest Annual Corporate Responsibility Report
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Hormel Foods has announced it has achieved its nonrenewable energy use reduction goal and had a record year of giving in its latest annual corporate responsibility report. The report is available online at https://csr.hormelfoods.com/ and includes information about the company’s progress toward its goals.

Reinforcing Our Responsibility to Sustainability

Intel is committed to building technology and products while leaving a positive impact in our communities
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By Ann Kelleher

Customer Demands are Driving Sustainability Goal-Setting Into a New Era

New report by the National Association for Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) Management (NAEM) reveals best practices and horizon issues for sustainability goals
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October 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Customers are the most important stakeholders influencing how companies set sustainability priorities, define goals and respond to external requests for environment, social and governance (ESG) information, according to a new report by NAEM.

Among the EHS&S leaders surveyed by NAEM, 68% use, or are planning to use, a formal materiality assessment to identify the issues that most affect their business. And customers are at the top of the list of key influences driving that agenda, NAEM’s research found.

Sally McCrady Honored with American Banker Community Impact Award

Watch our video to see how she and her team bring our community commitment to life through PNC Grow Up Great®.
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PNC has always believed our company will thrive when our communities thrive. Sally McCrady leads the charge to bring our commitment to our communities to life – and, American Banker honored her efforts with its 2019 Community Impact Award.

As director of Community Affairs and Corporate Social Responsibility, and chair and president of the PNC Foundation, Sally leads programs including PNC Grow Up Great, our $500 million, bilingual effort to improve access to high-quality early childhood education that's now served 5 million children across 40 U.S. markets.

Bringing Smiles to the Faces of Many

By Stephen Harnischfeger | Meter Reader
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I started my career with PSEG two years ago as a meter reader out of the Burlington office. Volunteering has been a big part of my life since I was a young kid, and one of the benefits of working at PSEG is its culture of service and encouragement of its workers to be active in community service.   

Favorable Winds for Corporate Purpose During UN General Assembly Week

By Sarah Bostwick Stromoski, Manager, CEO Leadership & Investor Engagement, CECP
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With the recent Business Roundtable statement and the Financial Times’ series on expanding corporate purpose beyond short-term shareholder value, there was plenty of momentum  going into United Nations (UN) General Assembly and Climate Week. Several events and discussions addressed the private sector’s role in driving progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

"This Is What Volunteering Should Look Like": United's Every Action Counts

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Earlier this year we launched Every Action Counts to promote diverse and meaningful contributions in our communities around the world. September saw our biggest event yet with hundreds of employees taking the day to do some good.

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