Sustainability CSR News

Why Double-Materiality Is Crucial for Reporting Organizational Impacts

Research sets out benefits of robust sustainability reporting, alongside financial disclosure
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A white paper commissioned by GRI investigates the application of materiality in sustainability reporting – highlighting why disclosing impacts that go beyond those that are financially material benefits organizations while supporting sustainable development.

S&P Global Shares Progress on Corporate Sustainability Goals in New Impact Report

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  • Includes New Reporting Against World Economic Forum Stakeholder Value Framework
  • Third Annual Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Report Affirms Risk Preparedness
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  • Includes New Reporting Against World Economic Forum Stakeholder Value Framework
  • Third Annual Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Report Affirms Risk Preparedness

Sustainable Water Use

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Our water stewardship journey continues as we look to lead and initiate action-based projects with local communities, industry and water basin authorities—the result of which will help to successfully fulfill our goal to create a more sustainable world.

Chiro Project​

As the largest consumer of process water in Stanley Black & Decker, our Chiro Plant located in Taiwan continues to look for ways to drive sustainable water use. Over the past three years, the team has invested in nine projects that have seen an 8.6% reduction in water use.

Becoming Carbon Positive

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As part of our science-based target commitment, we seek to reduce absolute Scope 1 and Scope 2 carbon emissions 100% by 2030, against a 2015 baseline, then move to carbon positivity, meaning our carbon capture is greater than our carbon emission.

  • SCOPE 1 (STATIONARY AND MOBILE): All direct emissions from those activities under our control. Including fuel combustion on-site such as gas boilers and service fleet emissions.
  • SCOPE 2: Indirect emissions from electricity purchased and used.

Operational Impact

Black & Veatch Analysis of Carbon-Neutrality Projects Informs Sacramento Municipal Utility District's 2030 Zero Carbon Plan

Leader in decarbonization planning assessed a range of zero-carbon generation projects for SMUD in detailed utility analysis
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Zero-carbon technologies, including carbon capture, energy storage, hydrogen, solar and wind, will allow the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) to achieve its goals of zero-carbon emissions in its electricity supply by 2030, finds a recent analysis by decarbonization solutions leader Black & Veatch.

The Year Like No Other: Crisis Response & Business Continuity in 2020

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The magnitude of global disruption in 2020 tested the strength and adaptability of businesses and communities all over the world. As the COVID-19 pandemic spread, societal impacts from weather-related disasters, wildfires, and political unrest also took place. Keysight was not immune to these events. However, the company’s corporate mission of accelerating innovation to connect and secure the world, coupled with our CSR vision to help build a better planet, exemplify how Keysight’s strategic value is especially relevant during crises.

Boosting Recycled Content in Our Packaging

by Paul Havlovitz
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2021 Corporate Responsibility Report Snapshot: As part of our ESG goal to source packaging materials sustainably, we are focused on increasing the amount of post-consumer recycled (PCR) material in our plastic packaging.

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2021 Corporate Responsibility Report Snapshot: As part of our ESG goal to source packaging materials sustainably, we are focused on increasing the amount of post-consumer recycled (PCR) material in our plastic packaging.

Cummins Posts First TCFD Report on Climate Actions

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Global power leader Cummins has posted its first environmental sustainability report aligned to the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), a platform created to improve and increase reporting of climate-related information. 

Global Reporting Initiative Launches Governance Review

Pause in the search for a new GRI chief executive
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May 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Board of GRI has launched a process to modernize the governance structure of the organization. The review will consider changes to best position GRI to continue its mission to enable greater transparency on organizational impacts, building on the GRI Standards’ position as the world’s most widely used and trusted sustainability reporting standards.

ScottsMiracle-Gro 2021 Corporate Responsibility Report: The Legacy Project

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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, in partnership with the Hagedorn Legacy Foundation, is helping Central Ohio area students unlock their inner potential to achieve their educational and vocational goals through The Legacy Project. The program’s mission is to empower youth through possibility thinking and innovative problem-solving, for greater personal freedom, social mobility and the betterment of their communities.

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