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Smithfield Foods’ Report Recaps Significant Progress, New Initiatives in Environmental Efforts

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SMITHFIELD, Va., May 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced the release of the Environment section of its 17th sustainability report. This section, the second installment in the report, highlights the company’s ambitious goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and its progress toward its 2020 environmental targets. 

Join the GRI Standards Governance: Help Shape the Future of Sustainability Reporting


In the past year, the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) underwent exciting changes. By June of 2018, report preparers will have transitioned from the G4 Guidelines to the GRI Standards. And now, more than ever, the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) and the Due Process Oversight Committee (DPOC) play crucial roles in ensuring that GRI meets its commitment to continuously improve the GRI Standards. 

Carnival Corporation Named One of America’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens

World’s largest leisure travel company ranked 35th in annual survey of 1,000 largest U.S. public companies by Corporate Responsibility Magazine
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May 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, was today named one of the top 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2018 by Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine). The company ranked No. 35 in CR Magazine’s 19th annual survey that recognizes exceptional environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of U.S. public companies.

Consumers Energy Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

Report provides a snapshot of the energy provider’s commitment to the triple bottom line of people, planet and prosperity

Consumers Energy has released its 2018 Sustainability Report, an annual snapshot of the energy provider’s commitment to the triple bottom line of people, planet and prosperity.

How Taiwanese Companies Are Responding to the Sustainable Development Goals

By Richard Chen, Manager, Veda International Corporation

Climate change is a global challenge, and financial, supply chain and other related risks derived from climate change are among the top of the list of potential major impact risks. Taiwanese companies, like many global companies around the world, are beginning to realize the severity of the situation. Taiwanese businesses are using the Sustainable Development Goals to help guide progress and business operations for the future.

Running a Sustainable Airline


Last week, JetBlue published its 2017 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report which highlights all the work the airline has done to ensure JetBlue’s sustainability. Throughout the report, readers will see mentions of all the work JetBlue is doing to run a sustainable business. For any airline, this is mostly about conserving fuel.

Caterpillar Helps Customers Build a Better World

2017 Annual Report and Sustainability Report available online

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is illustrating how it’s helping customers build a better world in the company’s recently published 2017 Annual Report and Sustainability Report.

To read the reports, visit http://reports.caterpillar.com/.

INFOGRAPHIC: Animal Care at Smithfield Foods

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Learn more about Smithfield’s industry-leading approach to keeping its animals safe, comfortable, and healthy in its 2017 Sustainability Report at smithfieldfoods.com/animalcare.

Smithfield Foods Releases Animal Care Section of 2017 Sustainability Report, New Virtual Reality Video of Hog Operations

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SMITHFIELD, Va., May 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. released the Animal Care section of its 2017 Sustainability Report focusing on the company’s industry-leading practices to keep animals safe, comfortable, and healthy. Starting today, Smithfield will issue its 17th Sustainability Report in segments organized by the pillars of its comprehensive sustainability program each week during the month of May.

Find Your Company's Pro Bono Sweet Spot with Taproot's New Framework

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Here at the Taproot Foundation, we've learned a lot over the years about what makes a corporate pro bono program successful, and one thing has been proven true time and again: the most impactful programs are those that are uniquely tailored to fit a given company. With this in mind, we’ve developed a handy framework for helping companies hone in on their own unique opportunities to make an impact in the social sector through pro bono service.


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