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Maintaining Climate Leadership

What an A- means on the CDP Climate List
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By Amanda Davis | Sr. Manager, CR and Environment

I’m excited to announce that Symantec has scored an A- on CDP’s Climate List, a list of pioneering companies leading on environmental transparency and performance. This rigorous assessment places us in the top 22% of rated companies who received an A/A- out of 2,318 companies whose scores have been published. This is higher than the North America regional average of C, and higher than the IT & software development sector average of B.

Las Vegas Sands Named to CDP Climate and Water A Lists, Sustainability Yearbook 2020

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Las Vegas Sands continues to be recognized for its exemplary efforts at sustainable operations. The company has again been recognized by CDP, the international nonprofit environmental disclosure platform, on both the Climate Change and Water A Lists. This is the company’s fifth year in a row to attain a leadership position for Climate Change and its second on the Water A List.

MetLife a Climate Leader in CDP Report

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NEW YORK, February 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has earned a Leadership grade (A-) on climate change in the annual CDP Investor Report for the fourth consecutive year.

To achieve Leadership status, a company must receive a grade of either A or A-. This year, only 6 percent of the companies that disclosed climate-related information to the CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) reached that level.

Stanley Black & Decker Recognized On CDP “A List” For Climate Action and Water Security Leadership

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has named Stanley Black & Decker Best Corporate Steward as part of its 2019 Citizens Awards.
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February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today announced that it has again been recognized by environmental impact nonprofit CDP for its climate action and water security leadership.

The company was named to the CDP ‘A List’ for climate change and water security for the second consecutive year, and it has achieved CDP Leadership Status for seven consecutive years. Stanley Black & Decker is one of only 35 U.S.-based companies to score an “A” on the study for climate change and one of only 14 to score an “A” for water security.

General Mills Awarded Prestigious CDP A List Awards for Climate and Water Actions for Second Consecutive Year

Company praised for environmental leadership and best practices across global corporate sustainability measures
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MINNEAPOLIS, February 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, General Mills announced it has been recognized as a global leader in corporate sustainability by environmental impact non-profit CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) achieving a place on the CDP ‘A List’ for both climate change and water security. General Mills is one of only 10 North American companies to receive a score of “A” in both Climate Change and Water Security.

Tetra Pak Scores Double ‘A’ by CDP for Leading Efforts Against Climate Change and Protecting Forests

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak has been commended for its climate action and driving sustainable sourcing in its supply chain for the fourth time, achieving a place on the global environmental impact non-profit CDP's prestigious ‘A List’ based on the company’s reporting in 2019. Reporting to CDP highlights Tetra Pak’s commitment to transparency and measurement of its sustainability positioning.

Corporate Giving By The Numbers

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Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP), a coalition of more than 200 of the world’s largest companies, recently released its annual survey of corporate philanthropy and employee engagement in 2018 (Giving in Numbers). This year, 250 multi-billion-dollar companies with aggregate revenues of more than $7.9 trillion participated in the survey.  

Legg Mason Redefines Its Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility, Releases 2019 CSR Report

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BALTIMORE, November 6, 2019, /3BL Media/ -  Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) has redefined its approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) by focusing on six dimensions that are central to the company’s mission of Investing to Improve Lives™

"We have long recognized that CSR plays a vital role in our mission. Today’s announcement signifies our focus on six areas in which we believe we can build momentum and make a meaningful difference,” said Joseph A. Sullivan, Chairman and CEO of Legg Mason.

Legg Mason recognizes six dimensions of CSR:

HanesBrands Achieves Leadership Position in CDP 2018 Report; A- Score Highest in Apparel Industry

Hanes Ranks in Top 6 Percent of Nearly 7,000 Companies Disclosing for the Climate Change Report
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading global marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that it earned an A- score and took a leadership position in the CDP 2018 Climate Change Report.

Hanes has voluntarily reported its carbon emissions data since 2010 to CDP, which was formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project.

Walmart Receives A- Rating from CDP for Sustainability Efforts

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CDP has recognized more than 150 corporates as the pioneers acting on climate change, water security and deforestation, and building our future economy this year.

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CDP has recognized more than 150 corporates as the pioneers acting on climate change, water security and deforestation, and building our future economy this year.

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