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Baker Hughes Reports Progress Toward Energy Transition and Net Zero Carbon Emissions

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August 31, 2020 - Baker Hughes (NYSE: BKR) announced today the release of its 2019 Report on Corporate Responsibility. The report highlights performance data for the full year 2019 in the areas of planet, people, and principles, and includes Baker Hughes’ contributions to the energy transition to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Walmart's 2020 ESG Efforts: Making Important Progress Toward Positive Societal, Environmental Change

By Kathleen McLaughlin, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer
Press Release

I am excited to let you know that today we released Walmart’s 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which covers the fiscal year ending on Jan. 31, 2020 (FY2020).

Business Lessons From a Small Virus on a Big Planet

By Mathis Wackernagel & Kevin Self
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In an e-book produced for this year’s Earth Overshoot Day, Schneider Electric and Global Footprint Network spelled out why "one-planet prosperity" — the need for all to thrive within the limited capacity of our planet — is an ever-more-defining context for businesses, and one that can be quantified and monitored. It is the essence of Schneider Electric’s strategy but it also applies to any other business that wants to invest into its own longevity. It is the logical reaction to the shifting context of ecological overuse.

Charter for Sustainability Action in South Asia

Milestone reached as organizations commit to support the SDGs
Press Release

August 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Efforts across the South Asia region to raise ambition for sustainable development have been boosted following the agreement of a new sustainability charter.

Evolving Location Strategies in the Era of COVID-19

Business Continuity and Operational Risk
Blog

As COVID-19 continues to change lives across the globe, many employers are wondering what effects the pandemic will have on industries, jobs and the workforce over the near and long term.

Rooted in Our Purpose: ScottsMiracle-Gro's 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report

By Jim Hagedorn, Chairman and CEO, ScottsMiracle-Gro
Blog

We recently announced our corporate purpose to GroMoreGood everywhere, which goes beyond the products we put on store shelves to push our company to think bigger and be better when it comes to our communities, the planet, our consumers, our partners and our family of associates. 

Decarbonization for the Commercial and Industrial Sector

Jason Rowell, P.E., is an Associate Vice President and Global Technology Portfolio Manager for Black & Veatch’s global power business.
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Today’s changing energy landscape is driving organizations to reexamine how they approach, use and manage electricity. With renewables playing a rising role in the power mix, we’re seeing sweeping changes in how electricity is produced, introducing new opportunities for stakeholders to embrace low- or zero-carbon energy systems.

eBay's 2020 U.S. Small Online Business Report: How We're Creating Economic Opportunity

In our new report, we explore how the eBay marketplace levels the playing field for Main Street businesses across America by enabling them to reach millions of shoppers worldwide.
Blog

In our increasingly global economy, small brick and mortar businesses are often at a huge disadvantage in terms of scope and reach, especially in rural areas with lower foot traffic and sprawling nearby chain stores. This inequity has only been heightened over the past several months, as independent small businesses and entrepreneurs across the United States have been faced with unprecedented and complex challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Does Climate Change Top Corporate ESG Agendas in 2020?

All categories of stakeholders are pushing organizations to lead when it comes to climate-related risks.
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The momentum in 2019 was undeniable, with a record number of companies making commitments to climate action.

The GRI Universal Standards: What's Changing and Why?

By Laura Espinach, GRI Head of Technical Development
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In June, we announced a major update to the reporting at the heart of the GRI Standards. The planned revisions to the Universal Standards are significant because they will affect every organization that uses the GRI Standards, supporting them to more effectively report their most significant impacts on the economy, environment and people.

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