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CBRE Earns Place in 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

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LOS ANGELES, January 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE) announced that its policies and practices fostering gender equality in the workplace have earned the company a place in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI).

The Third Era of ESG Investment Integration

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As the 2020 ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) season begins, we appear to be entering the third era of ESG investment integration.

The first generation of ESG investors used data on topics such as product involvement (alcohol, tobacco, gambling) or business practices (anti-union, involvement in Burma) to screen out “bad” companies.  These investors often relied on a single data provider and simple guidelines (e.g., <5% of revenue is OK, more than 5% of revenue is bad).

Corporate Accountability at Davos a ‘Step in Right Direction’

GRI engaging and influencing at World Economic Forum annual meeting
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January 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - With global leaders gathered in Switzerland for the World Economic Forum (WEF), GRI is pressing for action and commitments that support the transition to sustainable and responsible business.

GRI chief executive Tim Mohin is participating in the WEF annual meeting in Davos this week. That includes a strategy session today with the WEF International Business Council on mainstreaming ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) disclosures.

He said:

ON Semiconductor Recognized for its Sustainability Efforts

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ON Semiconductor’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program has grown substantially since its inception in 2008, initially focusing solely on compliance and audit via membership with the Responsible Business Alliance, to now including corporate citizenship, ON Semiconductor Foundation (corporate giving, employee volunteerism) and social/sustainability investing assessments. 

Over the last few years, ON Semiconductor has received recognition several times for our CSR efforts. The most notable include: 

Comerica Bank Joins Prestigious Group of Gold-Level Veteran-Friendly Employers

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LANSING, Mich., January 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Comerica Bank has just become just the 11th Gold-Level Veteran-Friendly Employer certified in Michigan for its extensive efforts to recruit, train and retain military veterans, the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) announced today.

CBRE Named A Best Place To Work For LGBTQ Equality By The Human Rights Campaign For The Seventh Consecutive Year

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LOS ANGELES, January 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. is a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality according to the Human Rights Campaign. CBRE received a perfect score on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. This marks the seventh consecutive year that CBRE has achieved a perfect CEI score.

Metlife Named to ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ List by Fortune Magazine

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NEW YORK, January 22, 2020 /3BL Media/— MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has been named to Fortune magazine’s 2020 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” Seven life and health insurers were included on the annual snapshot of the best-regarded companies across 52 industries. 

Moody’s Earns Top Corporate Equality Score for Ninth Consecutive Year

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NEW YORK, January 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) today announced that it has again received a score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), marking the ninth consecutive year the company has earned a top ranking. The CEI, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, has also designated Moody’s as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

MetLife Recognized for Commitment to Gender Equality

Named to Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for fifth year in a row.
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NEW YORK, January 21, 2020 — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the fifth year in a row, in recognition of its efforts to advance women in the workplace and society.

Bloomberg evaluates companies on their employee policies, representation of women within leadership, product offerings for women, and community engagement.

FedEx Earns No. 14 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List

Only company in the Delivery category ranked in the Top 20
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ —FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is once again ranked among the most admired companies in the world, according to a survey published in FORTUNE magazine.

The annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report released today lists FedEx as the No. ­­­14 ranked company overall, tied with American Express and Netflix.  The survey measures nine attributes related to the company’s financial performance and corporate reputation.

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