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Socially Responsible Investing Gets a Trump Bump - The Minute

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The socially responsible investment sector is recording unprecedented growth since the Trump administration took office. Since January, Morningstar, a fund-tracking firm, has logged a four-times increase in the use of ESG data in its cloud platform, a base for research by asset managers, advisory firms, and independent wealth managers.

Texas Trees Foundation Announces New Dallas Urban Heat Island Effect Report and Findings, Sponsored by Alliance Data and Wells Fargo

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  • Dallas county heating up second-fastest in United States
  • Data reveals trees help mitigate rising temperatures, improve health of community, offset carbon emissions
  • Study to help inform, drive action for municipalities, urban developers and corporations
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  • Dallas county heating up second-fastest in United States
  • Data reveals trees help mitigate rising temperatures, improve health of community, offset carbon emissions
  • Study to help inform, drive action for municipalities, urban developers and corporations

NRG Biodiversity Spotlight | Cedar Bayou EcoCenter

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We operate the Cedar Bayou EcoCenter on Galveston Bay in Texas to increase public awareness of the needs of the ecosystem, offer wetland education and develop solutions for coastal issues and restoration.

Aflac | Doing Good for Our Communities and Our Planet

Watch video to hear from Aflac's Susan G. - Manager, Employee Communications
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As a member of the company’s employee-led Green Committee, Susan Goodsell applies her communications skills to help promote Aflac’s environmental sustainability initiatives and activities. This chapter showcases our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint through education, community activities and volunteerism.

Experience the complete Aflac 2016 CSR report HERE

Doing Good by Giving Back

Watch video to hear from Alfac's Danny C. - Sr. Manager, Information Technology
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In addition to Danny Cimmerer’s role as an IT senior manager at Aflac, he joined forces with 12 fellow co-workers to plan fundraising events in their quest to eradicate pediatric cancer. In this chapter, we’ll share stories about the different ways that we’re involved in the community around the nation. Whether it’s building a Habitat for Humanity house or setting records in helping kids and families dealing with cancer, we will illustrate how Aflac is more than just a company; it’s a family.

Infographic: See the Aflac 2016 CSR Year in Review

This year's theme 'Everyone Has the Power to Do Good'
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In this year’s report, Aflac employees and independent sales agents who have embodied the theme, Everyone has the power to do good, share stories about Aflac’s commitment to ethics, a happy and diverse workplace, philanthropy and environmental sustainability.

Experience the Aflac 2016 CSR report HERE

CBRE: Shared Advantage

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Much has changed in the 10 years since CBRE began measuring and reporting on its corporate responsibility activities. Perhaps no single aspect of the knowledge gained is as crucial as this recognition:

All business activity has impacts, and the most responsible companies are those that closely align their corporate responsibility efforts with their specific business activities.

Ingersoll Rand Shares 2016 Sustainability Journey in New Report

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Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, recently published its tenth annual sustainability supplement. The supplement provides a comprehensive update on Ingersoll Rand’s progress in social, environmental and business sustainability arenas in a clear, easily accessible format.

You can check out the 2016 sustainability supplement to read more. 

Cargill Unveils Progress Towards Sustainability Targets in Latest Annual Report

by Tom Wadlow
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Global food trading giant Cargill has reported on progress towards various CSR goals after posting enormous revenues for 2017.

Building on strong earnings in the latest fiscal year, which saw the company turn over $109bn, Cargill is working to continue growing its business and corporate responsibility impact.

"We are proud of the momentum we have generated this year and look forward to continued progress as we help build the food system of the future," said Chairman and CEO David MacLennan and Executive Vice President and CFO Marcel Smits in the annual report.

VIDEO | Sustainable Ingredients are the Future of Personal Care

Annual Report 2017
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Cargill's Tony Jaillot describes the state of the personal care market today, and why sustainable ingredients and improved product formulation are the future of the industry.

Learn more at cargill.com/page/sharing-expertise.

See video here.

The 2017 annual report, Momentum, is available online at http://www.cargill.com/annual-report/

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