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Purpose Messages Evoke Greater Attention, Arousal and Emotion, According to First-of-its-Kind Biometrics Research by Porter Novelli/Cone

79% of Americans feel a deeper personal connection to companies with values similar to their own
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NEW YORK, May 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Americans are more likely to have a positive image of (89%), trust in (86%) and be loyal (83%) to brands that lead with Purpose, according to the 2019 Porter Novelli/Cone Purpose Biometrics Study. This first-of-its-kind biometrics study, examines not only what consumers say they will do to support responsible brands, but also how they feel and physically react when exposed to Purpose-driven messaging.

Chevron Releases 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights

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  • 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index
  • Best year on record in health, environment and safety
  • 25 percent reduction in fresh water withdrawn by Upstream since 2014
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  • 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index
  • Best year on record in health, environment and safety
  • 25 percent reduction in fresh water withdrawn by Upstream since 2014

Smithfield Foods Announces Zero-Waste-To-Landfill Initiative, Strengthens Commitment to Environmental Sustainability with Release of 2018 Sustainability Report

Company to Eliminate Solid Waste Sent to Landfills at Vast Majority of U.S. Facilities
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Meet some of the Smithfield Foods team members focused on the company’s zero-waste-to-landfill initiative. Smithfield set an ambitious goal to reduce the waste sent to landfills 75% and certify three-quarters of its U.S. facilities as zero-waste-to-landfill by 2025. The company will accomplish this by reusing and recycling materials in its facilities and partnering with companies.

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Meet some of the Smithfield Foods team members focused on the company’s zero-waste-to-landfill initiative. Smithfield set an ambitious goal to reduce the waste sent to landfills 75% and certify three-quarters of its U.S. facilities as zero-waste-to-landfill by 2025. The company will accomplish this by reusing and recycling materials in its facilities and partnering with companies.

JT Group Sustainability Report FY2018

Highlights include JTI’s key contribution to the fight against illegal trade, reduction in environmental footprint and solid progress in Human Rights assessments
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May 28, 2019 – The JT Group’s 2018 Sustainability Report is now available. It includes some of the key contributions of JTI, its international tobacco business, in meeting the Group’s sustainability objectives.

JTI’s most significant achievements over the past year include:

Hallmark Unveils Latest Social Responsibility Results with its 2018 Caring in Action Report

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Hallmark has released its third annual Caring in Action Social Responsibility Report featuring work during 2018 made by the global company’s diverse portfolio of businesses in the areas of community, diversity and inclusion and sustainability.

Bayer Animal Health and Nutreco Sign Global Research and Development Collaboration Agreement

Collaboration to focus on driving novel technologies and applications for animal health and nutrition
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MONHEIM, Germany, May 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bayer Animal Health GmbH and Nutreco have signed a global research and development collaboration agreement to drive the development of novel technologies and applications for the animal health and animal nutrition industries. 

CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens Edition – Available Now

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The Summer 2019 edition of CR Magazine has arrived on the heels of the 2019 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking announcement. 
Enjoy interviews and stories about companies on the 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, including:
  • How Cisco will help 11 million people in need
  • What soil health means to General Mills
  • Why Intel engages investors on ESG topics
  • How Owens Corning employees connect to communities

Mid-Course Correction Revisited - Minneapolis Book Launch

Beer, Bites and a Book Talk
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Book Launch event for Mid-Course Correction Revisited, Monday, June 17th in Minneapolis.

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Book Launch event for Mid-Course Correction Revisited, Monday, June 17th in Minneapolis.

Corporate Social Investment Leaders Convene to Reflect On New Era of Action and Integrity

CECP presents 2019 Charles H. Moore Award to Shannon Schuyler, PwC; recognized for leadership in corporate social investment
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NEW YORK, MAY 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) welcomes more than 300 corporate leaders from across the U.S. and around the world to the 2019 CECP Summit: Integrity and Action: Reshaping the Role of Business. The event, held annually in NYC, brings together professionals who drive societal investment strategies at the world’s largest companies.

Consumers Energy Focuses on Providing World Class Performance While Delivering Hometown Service

2019 Sustainability Report showcases commitment to the triple bottom line
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At Consumers Energy, we’re more than pipes, poles and wires. We’re part of Michigan’s landscape. That’s why we’ve worked proudly to maintain the Mitten for more than 130 years.

From border to bridge and coast to coast, we’re helping our neighbors across Michigan by providing safe, reliable energy and caring for our communities.

As we reflect on our efforts to pursue our purpose of World Class Performance Delivering Hometown Service, we know our business is about more than profits. It’s about enabling the communities we serve to share in our success.

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