ESG CSR News

How CEOs Talk About the Long-Term

by Brian Tomlinson, Research Director, Strategic Investor Initiative, CECP
Blog

When presenting to investors, CEOs need to go deeper than just telling a good marketing story. Institutional investors want to hear more from CEOs about how they are positioning their company to succeed in the long-term. CEOs need to demonstrate that the company’s leadership understands how long-term issues impact value creation and has developed a strategy to mitigate risks and ensure sustainable business practices.

Addressing Plastic Waste in Bali

An Organizational Initiative by Kopernik
Blog

A video of a mantra ray and a British diver swimming in a sea of plastic off the coast of Bali went viral in March 2018, fueling public discussion on the issue of rampant and global plastic pollution. Mismanagement of plastic waste—and its subsequent journey into the world’s oceans—has long been a hot-button topic in global development, but its renewed exposure is giving way to a movement to reduce plastic waste.

Sustainability Champion Says Progress Requires Unlikely Collaborations

Words by Maggie Kohn
Article

Editor's Note: This article series is sponsored by Philip Morris International.

When Hasan Youness was growing up in Lebanon, he often ran errands for his parents. But there was one thing he wouldn’t do: get cigarettes for his father. “Get your own cigarettes, dad, and feel free to use the balcony,” Youness recalled saying, as recounted in a September blog post. “Didn’t you see the picture of the lungs of smokers in the science book?!”

Alliance Data Included in FTSE4Good Index Series for Second Consecutive Year

Ranking highlights Alliance Data's commitment to embracing change and overall business strategy in areas such as governance and risk mitigation; responsible banking and the data-driven economy; workforce development and community investment
Press Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio, October 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today announced the Company has been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series for the second consecutive year.

The Corporate Community is Mobilizing to Address the Climate Crisis

NAEM report publicly released today details leading business practices for reducing carbon emissions
Press Release

September 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Leadership companies are taking tangible steps to address their carbon emissions, spurring action across the entire business ecosystem, according to a report publicly released today by NAEM.

NAEM is the National Association for Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) Management.

LIXIL Newly Named in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Third Consecutive Year on the DJSI Asia Pacific Index
Press Release

TOKYO, September 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - LIXIL Group Corporation (LIXIL Group; TSE code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, announced that it has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the first time and the DJSI Asia Pacific Index for the third consecutive year for its sustainability performance.

ON Semiconductor 2019 Global CCEP and CSR Conference in Seoul, Korea

The biennial conference covered the importance of board engagement, leadership perspectives on ethics, guest speaker’s view on CSR, and volunteering to help the community
Blog

By Keenan Evans

How CEO Unity Is Driving the Responsible Company Model

by Robert Reiss
Article

With the emergence of the CEO pledge, affixed with the signatures of nearly 200 top CEOs, including the likes of Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO, Dell Technologies, Aflac’s 30-year CEO Dan Amos, Fink himself, General Motors’ Mary Barra, IBM’s Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty and JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon, it would be hard to deny that conducting business with a purposeful mindset is now mainstream. After a worldwide financial crisis often viewed as caused by greed and sloppy governance, the people have spoken and businesses are authentically listening.

Inspiring Business Leaders to Explore New Horizons to Solve Today’s Sustainability Challenges

NAEM’s annual conference in Toronto will showcase the next horizon for environment, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) performance
Press Release

September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - To solve today’s sustainability challenges, business leaders will be called to build new skills, pitch fresh ideas and influence across silos. On October 15-18, more than 650 EHS&S leaders will come together in Toronto to share their latest strategies at NAEM’s annual Forum, an event designed to illuminate the path forward for the business community.

NAEM is the National Association for Environment, Health and Safety and Sustainability Management.

Las Vegas Sands Recognized in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America

Sands is the only Integrated Resort named to the DJSI North America in 2019
Press Release

LAS VEGAS, September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) once again has been recognized by the S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) for its industry-leading performance in environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts. Sands is the only Integrated Resort company included in the DJSI North America. 

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