By Kinya Seto | Director, Representative Executive Officer, Executive Officer and President, and CEO, LIXIL Group Corporation
November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - LIXIL’s higher purpose as a company is to make better homes a reality for everyone, everywhere. I firmly believe that fulfilling this corporate mission leads to further growth of our business as well as contributing to society and the communities we serve.
Increased global accessibility with Standards now in 12 languages
Organizations in Brazil, Portugal and eight other countries have improved access to the world’s most widely used standards for sustainability reporting, following publication of the GRI Standards in Portuguese.
The Portuguese translation enables GRI to further expand its reach with organizations and stakeholders in Portuguese speaking countries. GRI currently has more than 6,000 registered users in Brazil and Portugal.
In addition to the COVID-19 pandemic, the quest for greater social justice in 2020 has fueled companies to reexamine their diversity, equity and inclusion strategies, and they might take a page from Aflac’s commitment to a diverse workforce. In 2019, Aflac U.S. hired 729 new employees who were 58% ethnic minorities and 65% women — an increase of 20% and 16%, respectively, in comparison to 2018. Sixty-four percent of Aflac’s board members are ethnic minorities or women.
(Bpt) - During the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers are more willing than business executives to impose short-term economic pain for long-term gain, as trust in the government’s ability to make the world a better place has taken a plunge, as has environmental concerns.
Schneider Electric’s greatest resource is its people. This is why the company takes action in support of the health and well-being of employees, partners, and people around the world. Efforts to promote overall wellness, learning and development, and safety are what advance Schneider’s people-focused sustainability goals.
Inaugural ESG Report defines Fifth Third’s ESG focus and affirms commitment to customers, communities, employees, shareholders and regulators
CINCINNATI, October 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today published its inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance Report, which highlights how the Bank generates long-term sustainable value for all of its stakeholders, including robust support for small businesses and the communities it serves through the unique challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prior to the pandemic, business and marketing leaders were already looking for ways to meet a growing demand among both consumers and investors for clearly defined corporate social responsibility initiatives. However, CSR must be more than a marketing ploy.
By Bracken Darrell, President and Chief Executive Officer
Logitech’s culture has long reflected our Swiss roots: humble, hard-working and growth-minded. In fact, it took us over a decade of progress to decide we were ready to speak out beyond this report about our sustainability progress and ambitions. Before that, we quietly worked inside our factory walls and offices to reduce our impact on the environment.
Fifth Third’s (NASDAQ: FITB) inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance Report builds upon a foundation set by years of corporate social responsibility reports produced annually. The 2019 ESG Report broadens the stakeholder view with more data-driven information related to the Bank’s environmental, social and governance efforts. In March 2020, Fifth Third became the first U.S. commercial bank to join the SASB Alliance. We also became a member of the GRI community and a TCFD supporter.