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Leading the Mining Industry in Sustainability Three Years in a Row

Newmont Named Industry Leader by Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
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For an unprecedented three years in a row, Newmont was named by the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) as the mining industry’s overall leader in sustainability. Newmont’s inclusion on the index also marked the 11th year running we have been selected for the DJSI World. 

Merck’s Employee Volunteer Program Takes First Place in PR Daily’s 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards

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Each year, thousands of Merck employees volunteer during work hours and on their personal time to give back to their communities. In celebration of our company’s 125th anniversary, employees were challenged to reach a goal of 125,000 recorded volunteer hours in 2016. Employees were encouraged to seek volunteer opportunities with nonprofit organizations dedicated to the causes that mean the most to them through the program themed, “125 Years of Helping the World Be Well - A New Way Every Day.”

Aflac Earns Place on Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 7th Consecutive Year

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COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S., announced today that the company has once again captured a place on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America List for 2017. This is the 7th consecutive year that Aflac has qualified for this prestigious honor.

Republic Services Named to the Prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices

Listed among the world’s top companies for second consecutive year
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September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG), an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste, was named to both the 2017 DJSI World and North America indices for the second consecutive year. Republic is the sole recycling and solid waste collection provider included in the 2017 DJSI Indices. The rankings highlight Republic’s continued leadership in corporate governance, environmental, social and financial sustainability.

GM Celebrates Volunteerism With 6th Annual teamGM Cares Week

5,000 Employees Will Volunteer Time and Talent to 225 Community Projects Sept. 11-15
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DETROIT, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - More than 5,000 General Motors employees will donate time and talent to more than 225 community service projects across the United States during the company’s sixth annual teamGM Cares Week Sept. 11-15.

Projects include leading STEM education experiments, building homes in developing communities, urban gardening, packing food and improving neighborhoods in underserved areas.

MetLife Named to the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Company Recognized for Strong Management of Environmental, Social and Governance Issues
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NEW YORK, September 13, 2017 ​/3BL Media/ - MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), a widely-recognized standard for corporate responsibility that tracks leading sustainability-driven companies.

SC Johnson’s Legacy of Environmental Leadership Commemorated by 30th Anniversary of Chloroflourocarbon Ban

As the United Nations and the world honor the 1987 treaty banning chlorofluorocarbons, it’s a reminder that SC Johnson became the first company to voluntarily remove CFCs from its products more than a decade earlier
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RACINE, Wis., September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Forty-two years ago, SC Johnson shocked the chemical industry and set new heights for environmental responsibility, as it was the first company to protect the Earth’s ozone layer by banning chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) from all its aerosol products worldwide.

In 1975, the company’s pre-emptive and voluntary action came more than a decade before the 1987 Montreal Protocol treaty designed to reduce the production and use of chemicals that contribute to the depletion of the ozone layer.

TD Bank Group Inaugural US$ Green Bond Upsized to US$1 Billion

Green Bond Will Help Build Low Carbon Green Projects Across North America
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September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - TD Bank Group (TD) (TSX: TD) announced today that it closed on the issuance of a US$1 billion green bond, its first in US dollars and one of the largest green bonds ever issued by a bank. Initially targeting an issue size of US$500 million, the transaction was upsized to US$1 billion and almost 70% of the issue went to green investors. 

Spurring Nutrition for Children in India

by Claudine Galloway
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Malnutrition is India’s silent crisis.

About 20 percent of India’s population lives on less than US$1.90 a day, according to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

General Mills works to advance nutrition wellness in India through unique partnerships with global and local nonprofits, starting with the country’s school meal programs. For school children, a nourishing daily meal can make a remarkable difference.

Wendy’s High School Heisman – Application Now Open

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Summer is just about coming to a close. Which – is a bummer. We know. But at Wendy’s®, there’s a silver lining: the kickoff to Wendy’s High School Heisman® Scholarship season.

You know we are passionate about a lot. Fresh beef, for instance. Quality ingredients overall. The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption®. But for the past 23 years, Wendy’s has also been a champion for students who show incredible passion in overcoming obstacles to be successful in the classroom, on the athletic field and within their communities.

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