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Brown-Forman Reports Progress on 2020 Environmental Sustainability Goals

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In 2010, we set the following ten-year goals for our business using 2009 as our baseline year.

GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS (GHG) & ENERGY

Through improvements in processes, building energy efficiencies, and changes to the fuels we use in our distilleries, we've exceeded our GHG emissions and energy efficiency targets, all while we have grown our business.

See more environmental sustainability goals in Brown-Forman's Corporate Responsibility Report

Sodexo Receives Top Ranking in 2013 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for 9th Consecutive Year

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Gaithersburg, MD, September 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, has been recognized as best-in-class for social, environmental and economic responsibility by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) for the 9th year in a row.

Sodexo has been a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World since 2005. This year, continuing its unbroken nine-year run, Sodexo was named Global Sustainability Industry Leader for its sector.

Citi Leads Global Diversified Financials Sector in 2013/2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Citi Received the Highest Corporate Sustainability Assessment Score in the Diversified Financials Sector, Named to DJSI World and North America Indices for 12th Consecutive Year
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NEW YORK, September 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Citi (NYSE: C) today announced that it has been named the Global Industry Group Leader for Diversified Financials in the 2013/2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), the first global index to track the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. This marks the 12th consecutive year Citi has been named to both the DJSI World and North America indices, and the first time Citi has been named a sector leader.

EPA Recognizes Dell as a Leading Green Power Purchaser

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  • Company acknowledged for  long-standing commitment to using renewable energy

Guest Post: Getting Our Head In The Sustainability Game

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By David Tulauskas, Director of Sustainability, General Motors

What do football stadiums and GM have in common?

More than you might think.

Guest Post: Getting Our Head In The Sustainability Game

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By David Tulauskas, Director of Sustainability, General Motors

What do football stadiums and GM have in common?

More than you might think.

Chipotle’s Brand Values Go Viral Again

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Chipotle's recent marketing push isn't promoting the company's newest menu item or food quality improvement.

Stressing that Business is “Integral” to UN Agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Points to New Architecture to Scale Up Corporate Action

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New York, September 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Over a thousand CEOs and C-suite executives drawn to New York for the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit are expected to endorse an architecture for engagement unveiled by the United Nations Secretary-General this morning.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that Building the Post-2015 Business Engagement Architecture is designed to “drive and scale up corporate actions to directly advance United Nations goals”.

Pearson Receives Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Leadership Award

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Pearson today received a 2013 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), at an event held in conjunction with the 2013 Renewable Energy Markets Conference in Austin, Texas.  Pearson was one of only 12 organizations in the United States to receive a Leadership Award for its green power purchase. 100 per cent of the electricity purchased by Pearson globally – over 218 million kWh in 2012 – comes from green power.

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