New G&A Institute Research Shows Sustainability Reporting by Largest U.S. Public Companies Reached All-Time Highs in 2021

96% of S&P 500® Companies and 81% of Russell 1000® Companies Published ESG Reports; SASB Became Most Used Reporting Standard
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NEW YORK, November 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. (G&A), a leading consulting firm on corporate sustainability and ESG, today announced the findings of its 2022 Sustainability Reporting in Focus research on companies in the S&P 500® Index and the Russell 1000® Index. This marks the 11th annual report in G&A’s research series tracking the publication of sustainability reports by the largest U.S. publicly-traded companies.

What Is CDP?


CDP is a non-profit data aggregator and disclosure system that helps organizations measure and manage risks associated with climate change and resource scarcity. CDP was formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project and has played a leading role in driving corporate climate disclosure and action for more than 20 years. CDP issues organizational scores that are intended to incentivize companies to increase both their action and transparency.

Lenovo Recognized as Leader for Supplier Engagement and Clean Tech

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HONG KONG, March 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Lenovo has been recognized by the global environmental reporting non profit, CDP, as a Supplier Engagement Leader. As a leader, Lenovo received an ‘A’ ranking from CDP on its Supplier Engagement Rating, acknowledging its efforts to effectively engage with suppliers on climate change. The Supplier Engagement Rating is created from a measurement of a company’s corporate governance, targets, scope 3 emissions, and value chain participation. Lenovo was included in the rating with a total of 518 companies.

Essity Recognized by CDP for Its Supplier Engagement in Fight Against Climate Change

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STOCKHOLM, March 7, 2022, /3BL Media/ - The hygiene and health company Essity has been recognized as Supplier Engagement Leader by the global non-profit environmental organization CDP. The award addresses how Essity successfully has worked with its suppliers in the fight against climate change.

Dow Named a CDP Supplier Engagement Leader

Dow has been recognized as a Global Supplier Engagement Leader by CDP, a global nonprofit that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states, and regions to manage their environmental impacts.
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MIDLAND, Mich., February 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Dow (NYSE: DOW) has been recognized as a Global Supplier Engagement Leader by CDP, a global nonprofit that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states, and regions to manage their environmental impacts. CDP's Supplier Engagement Rating (SER) system independently evaluates supplier engagement practices with the aim of accelerating action to reduce emissions in global supply chains. Several thousand companies disclosed their data to CDP, with the top 8% being named Supplier Engagement Leaders.

Improving the Climate Impact of a Growing Business

Applied Materials is purchasing clean energy from the White Mesa Wind project in Texas.

The accelerating digital transformation of the economy is creating new levels of demand for semiconductors. As the chip shortages have demonstrated, semiconductors are more important to the world now than ever before. Applied Materials is mobilizing its entire team to meet this unprecedented need for our equipment and technical knowhow.

While this growth is certainly good news for the company’s revenue, it presents many challenges with managing our energy consumption and greenhouse gas footprint. In other words, it’s a good problem for the ESG team to solve.

Lenovo Recognized With Prestigious 'A' Score for Global Water Stewardship

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January 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Lenovo has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its prestigious ‘A List’ for tackling water security.  

Lenovo participates in CDP’s water security, climate change, and supplier engagement surveys. In addition to the recent recognition for water security, Lenovo also scored an A- in CDP’s climate change survey. 

Yum! Brands Continues Strong Performance on CDP Climate and Deforestation


This month CDP, a leading global disclosure system, awarded Yum! Brands with an A- in both Palm Oil and Water Security. Yum! also earned a B in Climate, which is at the center of Yum!’s sustainability strategy with a focus on developing and operating more efficient restaurants and working with supply chain partners to reduce their impacts.

Las Vegas Sands Named to the 2021 CDP Water A and Climate A Lists

Sands was the only hospitality and gaming company recognized on both lists, demonstrating its long-term leadership and commitment to environmentally responsible performance
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LAS VEGAS, December 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) has been recognized by global environmental nonprofit CDP on its 2021 Climate and Water A Lists, marking consecutive appearance on the Climate A List for the seventh year and the Water A List for the fourth year.

Stanley Black & Decker Recognized With CDP's Double 'A' Score For Global Climate and Water Stewardship

Company named to the CDP Climate and Water 'A List' for the fourth consecutive year
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NEW BRITAIN, Conn., December 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today announced that for the fourth consecutive year, it has been recognized for its leadership in climate action and water security by global environmental non-profit CDP. For the eighth year, the company also achieved CDP Leadership Status.

CDP recognized Stanley Black & Decker for being a leader on corporate environmental ambition, action and transparency worldwide and demonstrating significant action on climate change and water security risks.


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