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CBRE Supports ABA Well-being Pledge

Firm holds Well-being Symposium for lawyers and staff
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LOS ANGELES, January 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. announced that its in-house legal team has signed the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Well-being Pledge during its first-ever Legal Well-being Symposium on January 16, 2020. The pledge is part of a broader national campaign launched by the ABA Working Group to Advance Well-being in the Legal Profession to address the profession’s high rates of mental health distress and substance abuse and help legal employers support healthy work environments.

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: 

ON Semiconductor Publishes China CSR Report

by Lana Hall, Program Manager, CSR at ON Semiconductor
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In December 2019, ON Semiconductor published their first China Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. This report highlights key initiatives being taken on by the company that are ethical, sustainable and responsible, which in turn are positively influencing and impacting their surrounding communities in China. Our goal is to publish a China CSR Report yearly, along with our annual CSR report that focuses on all of our global efforts. 

A few areas to feature from the report: 

CBRE Analysis Finds That Physical Amenities in the Workplace, Such as Outdoor Views and Natural Light, Have Direct Impact on Employee Engagement

Survey results show that function and comfort override trendiness in the workplace
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LOS ANGELES, January 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Employees value amenities that support function and comfort in the workplace, favoring outdoor views, natural light and on-site food service as significant to their workplace satisfaction, according to a new report from CBRE.

CBRE analyzed a survey of 1,600 North American office users conducted by human resources advisory firm Future Workplace and smart-building tech company View Inc. to gauge how extensively a workplace’s physical amenities can influence employee satisfaction and engagement.

Chevron Celebrating 140 Years of Human Progress

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For 140 years, we’ve been enabling human progress, knowing that everything we do, everywhere in the world, is in service of people – generations of our problem solvers all around the globe working brilliantly, collaboratively and inexhaustibly to provide more reliable, more affordable and ever-cleaner energy.

We‘ve been in the business of progress since 1879. From the construction of our first refinery at Alameda Point, we’ve been delivering the energy that drives human progress and powers the world forward.

Benevity Labs Report: Of the People, by the People, for the People

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Benevity examined three years of workplace giving data to see whether the social issues everyone is talking about are the same issues people are taking action on. While the data shows that these topics make up less than 10% of overall giving, they also represent the largest spikes in giving immediately following politically charged events.

What does this mean for companies?

7 Leaves Brings Sustainability to Popular Vietnamese Drinks

More than 65% of the family-owned tea and coffee cafes use energy-efficient induction cooking equipment to make drinks and desserts.
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by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom, Energized by Edison Editor

As the line of people winds around the building, it looks like a celebrity book signing or the unveiling of a new iPhone. But no, these folks are waiting to try 7 Leaves Cafe's Vietnamese iced coffee or milk tea boba.

HP Inc.'s Sustainable Impact 2019 Highlights

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HP is focused on creating a sustainable impact on the planet, its people, and our communities around the world. Here's a look at just a few of our accomplishments in 2019, including creating world’s first product innovations using ocean-bound plastic, partnering to create a more forest positive future for printing, and empowering students and teachers in communities around the world with technology and curriculum.

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5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends to Follow in 2020

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2019 was a pivotal year in Corporate Social Responsibility as the concepts of corporate responsibility and sustainability received significant media attention, and the trends that I identified last year at this time (better dialogue, more learning, more disaster prevention, greater equity and the growing importance of Generation Z-ers) remained timely and relevant. Still, 2020 promises to bring more challenges and opportunities to the field, and leaders should pay attention to these developing global trends in Corporate Social Responsibility:

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