ESG CSR News

MetLife Named to FTSE4Good Index

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NEW YORK, July 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced today that it has been named to the FTSE4Good Index, which highlights companies with strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. 

Created in 2001 by FTSE Russell, a wholly owned subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group, the FTSE4Good Index helps promote a greater focus on sustainability among businesses and investors.

How Turin Was Transformed by Hosting an Olympic Winter Games

Few cities manage to completely reinvent themselves through hosting an Olympics, but Turin did.
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While most people were familiar with the general attractions of London, Rio or Vancouver prior to them putting on recent Games, the 2006 Olympic Winter Games radically changed international perceptions of Italy’s industrial north. As a result, Turin 2006 helped unearth the city’s little-known touristic charm.

Over 30 of San Francisco Business Times’ Top 100 Corporate Philanthropists are Benevity Clients

List Honors Most Generous Contributors to Bay Area Nonprofits and Celebrates the Impact of Corporate Purpose
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CALGARY, Alberta, July 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today celebrated more than 30 client companies named to San Francisco Business Times’ list of the Top 100 Bay Area Corporate Philanthropists—16 of which placed in the Top 25.

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) holds second Environment, Social and Governance market briefing last month

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July 17, 2019 — “By doing the right thing for customers and the community, we will be a better and safer organisation providing more sustainable returns for our shareholders”, Shayne Elliott, ANZ Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the bank’s second Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) market briefing.

The ESG market briefing featured how ANZ has improved governance structures and processes needed to deliver outcomes important to all stakeholders and what the bank is doing to act on the failures identified at the Banking Royal Commission in Australia.

ESG Scorecard: Keeping Ourselves Accountable To Benefit All

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For years, Alliance Data has been committed to closely tracking and reporting on our environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. Most recently we released our 2018 Sustainability Report covering those subjects critical to our long-term success. This sixth annual report was prepared in accordance with the Core Option of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards.

How Electronic Payments Can Help You Scale Your Corporate Giving Program

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When a cause needs to process a paper donation check, it creates costly administrative work. Non-profits must deposit checks individually and issue manual tax receipts to each donor. Checks also get lost in the mail or worse, sit uncashed!

Electronic payments cut down on manual administration time and reduce costs. Unlike other software providers in this space, Benevity sends the majority (88% in 2018!) of payments processed through our platform electronically, with funds arriving within 30 days.

Act Locally: Israel’s Maala Shows How National Standards Can Move the Needle on Global CSR

Words by Tina Casey
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Image: Maala releases its 2019 CSR Index at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange on July 2. 

This article series is sponsored by Maala and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Ecolab Ahead of Pace to Save Enough Water for 1 Billion People

2018 sustainability report highlights how the company is helping businesses accelerate meaningful change
Press Release
July 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies, has released its 2018 corporate sustainability report, Accelerating Meaningful Change, which highlights its work with leading companies throughout the world to reduce environmental impact and drive cost savings. The 2018 publication is Ecolab’s 12th annual corporate sustainability report. 
 

BSR19 Best Rates Extended to July 12

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In response to feedback from our community—and with this week’s U.S. holiday—we are extending our early registration rates for the BSR Conference 2019 to give you one last chance to save.

Register by Friday July 12 to save up to US$650 on BSR19 registration, the year’s leading sustainable business event.

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