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Caterpillar Highlights Commitment to “Building Better” and Making Sustainable Progress Possible Around the World

2016 Sustainability Report Available Online
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PEORIA, Ill., May 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) published its Sustainability Report today, highlighting the company’s focus for more than 90 years on building better – better lives, better communities and, ultimately, a better world. Titled “Building Better,” the report showcases how Caterpillar customers use the company’s equipment to develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets that improve living standards and make sustainable progress around the world.

Call for Nominations: GRI’s Governance

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Inclusiveness and multi-stakeholder representation are foundational features of GRI, fundamental to form a global perspective and advance our mission towards sustainable development. This is thoroughly reflected in our governance structure: every year we renew our search for global representation and a broad range of perspectives to enable us to carry out our mission. 

Supply Chain Transparency: A Change Tool for Successful Global Businesses

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Identifying companies’ vast supply networks is challenging, and tracking their sustainability performance even more so. However, measuring data and increasing transparency are powerful tools for managing the risks and grasping the opportunities of global supply chains, contributing to sustainable development and a positive effect on the bottom line.​

In our global economy, the growing pressure on bottom line savings leads companies to outsource operations to regions where labor is cheaper. However, responsibilities and risks cannot be shifted to the same extent.

Consumers Energy Recognized by Forbes Magazine as Michigan’s Best Employer in National Survey

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JACKSON, Mich., May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy has been named Michigan’s best employer in a new ranking from Forbes magazine of the best places in America to work.

Consumers Energy ranked 62nd overall in Forbes’s list of America’s 500 best employers, a comprehensive list of companies from all industries across the nation. The publication’s third annual ranking is based on anonymous surveys of almost 30,000 American workers who were asked questions that included how likely they were to recommend their employer to friends or family.

CVS Health Corporate Social Responsibility Activities Address Important National and Local Health Care Issues and Contribute to Economic Growth

Annual CSR report details efforts to helping people on their path to better health
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today released its tenth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, entitled Prescription for a Better World, providing updates on progress against the company’s 2016 CSR goals, and establishing several new performance targets.

AccountAbility Releases German Translation of the AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard

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LONDON, May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - AccountAbility has released the German translation of the AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard (AA1000SES) 2015.  Part of the AA1000 Series of Standards, the AA1000SES (2015) provides practical guidance on how to assess, design, implement and communicate effective stakeholder engagement.

Sustainable Brands Announces Bill Ford as Opening Night Speaker for SB’17 Detroit

Ford Motor Company will emphasize Good Mobility as innovation driver
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 09, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® announces Bill Ford, Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company, as an Opening Night keynote speaker at SB’17 Detroit, May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit.

2016 Alliance Data Corporate Responsibility Highlights Report

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Alliance Data has released its 2016 Corporate Responsibility Highlights Report. This highlights report provides a brief snapshot of our company’s performance against select three-year goals in each of our four corporate responsibility pillars: data, people, community and environment. For additional details, please visit our website to read past reports.

Amway’s Nurtilite Power of 5K Virtual Race on Facebook LIVE Wednesday, May 10

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Join Amway this Wednesday, May 10, on Facebook LIVE from Vancouver B.C. @ 10am EST to see the innovative new way the Nutrilite Power of 5 Campaign is addressing the critical issue of global childhood malnutrition.

Click here to join the Facebook LIVE Chat!

 

Work Better – Aim High – Build the Future

Hydro-Québec, a world leader in hydropower generation, publishes its Sustainability Report 2016
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The company generates, transports and distributes electricity to more than 4 million customers in the province of Québec. It also exports it’s clean, renewable power and commercializes its unique expertise and innovations on world markets.

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