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Discover How Two Leading Companies Tell Their ESG Stories

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With brand reputation intrinsically tied to environmental, social, governance (ESG) progress, the stakes for companies to remain committed to addressing societal issues have never been higher. 

Following through on ESG commitments is only half the battle though. Companies need to ensure that their purpose-driven news stands out and reaches key stakeholders year-round.

Truist Highlights ESG and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Progress in 2020 CSR and ESG Report

Truist’s second annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report shares advancements in DEI, environmental sustainability and climate change, governance, community involvement and financial inclusion
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) today released its 2020 CSR and ESG Report, highlighting the company’s meaningful progress on ESG performance and disclosure and a continued, intense focus on community involvement and financial inclusion as the company continues to help people and companies emerge from the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

V-Square Appoints Erik Norland as Head of Distribution

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CHICAGO, July 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - V-Square Quantitative Management (V-Square) has announced the hiring of Erik Norland as its Head of Distribution. A 20-year industry veteran with asset management, custody, and global markets expertise, Erik’s addition to the team bolsters our strong client-centric approach to deliver customized ESG solutions as we continue to build our reputation as a specialized global asset manager.

From the Fifth Third 2020 ESG Report: Responsible Products

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All products offered by Fifth Third are reviewed for compliance to align with UDAAP and any applicable consumer protection laws. In addition, the Bank undergoes a rigorous process with focus groups and, when appropriate, engages third party experts to ensure that our products fulfill our promise to put the customer at the center.

SELECT EXAMPLES OF FIFTH THIRD”S COMMITMENT TO PROVIDING RESPONSIBLE PRODUCTS

The Future of Real Estate for a Better World

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by Cynthia Curtis, Senior VP of sustainability stakeholder engagement at JLL

Striving for something better is a very human thing. Whether it be a better house, better clothes, a better job, it’s our nature to seek a future, which is an improvement upon the current state. The definition of better, of course, can be as unique as the individual. But when you widen the aperture and pose the question, ‘what does a better world look like?’, it forces consideration of the collective.

Intel Arizona RISE Report: Our Commitment to Our Community and Corporate Responsibility

By Liz Shipley | Arizona Public Affairs Director, Intel Corporation
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I am so excited to share with you our new Intel Arizona RISE Report.

As Arizona’s largest technology developer and manufacturer, we are committed to being a sustainable and responsible neighbor. Now is the time to help strengthen our Arizona communities – after all, we don’t just work here; we live here too, and we’re invested in the state’s recovery and growth as we look to the future.

From the Fifth Third 2020 ESG Report: ESG Actions

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Fifth Third reported the following ESG actions in its 2020 ESG Report (please see report online for full disclosures):

Ensuring Economic Growth

Three Post COVID-19 Resilience Trends to Watch

Climate-related financial disclosures, the emergence of chief resilience officers and climate adaptation, resilience finance mechanisms are trending post-pandemic.
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Note: This is the first article in a series highlighting changes to environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies we expect to see in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This article examines changes to resilience strategies to address volatile markets and supply chains.

In 2020, the year we faced a global pandemic, record-breaking wildfires and political unrest across the U.S., demand for our corporate climate risk, adaptation and resilience services increased by 305 percent.

Striving for Sustainability in Global Food Systems

By Margarita Lysenkova, Manager – Sector Program, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
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As the global community gears up for the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit, it is significant that preparations are also underway by Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) to deliver a new sector reporting standard for agriculture, aquaculture, and fishing. The Summit aims to leverage the power of food systems to deliver progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yet, unlocking the contribution of companies in the food production sectors will be impossible without clarity on their sustainable development impacts.

From the Fifth Third 2020 ESG Report: Materiality Assessment

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Fifth Third Bancorp recently published its 2020 ESG Report. In it, the Bank detailed the results of its comprehensive materiality assessment. 

Based on the feedback received, the following topics were evaluated and prioritized according to their relative degree of importance. It is of note that all the topics listed are important to Fifth Third. The results of the materiality assessment was used to guide ESG disclosures and reporting. 

HIGHEST PRIORITY:

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