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Visa Inc. Recognized as Leader in Corporate Sustainability

Visa Named to Prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index
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SAN FRANCISCO, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Visa (NYSE:V) today announced the company has been named to the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI), one of the most prestigious indices for corporate responsibility and sustainability performance. The Index recognizes companies that are leading in their industry in global economic, environmental and social contributions.

Vast Majority of CEOs Are Personally Involved in Advancing Sustainable Business and SDGs Are a Top Priority

New Survey Data From 2017 United Nations Global Compact Progress Report Released Today
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NEW YORK, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The United Nations Global Compact will release its 2017 Progress Report today.

Texas A&M Fair Trade University Designation Press Release

Texas A&M becomes largest university in nation to earn Fair Trade status
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This press release was originally posted on Fair Trade Campaigns.

By Elena Watts, Texas A&M Marketing and Communications

COLLEGE STATION, Sept. 14, 2017—Texas A&M is the 46th and largest university in the nation, and only the second in Texas, to earn official designation as a Fair Trade University from Fair Trade Campaigns, a national initiative that engages students in issues of global poverty.

Top CEOs Place High Value On Corporate Ethics And Social Responsibility To Drive Business

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Remember Gordon Gecko from the movie Wall Street? Little did we know then how closely life could imitate art when the likes of Enron, Bernie Madoff and a worldwide financial crisis lambasted the world’s economy a few years ago. But it also vaulted companies like the Ethisphere Institute, which since 2007 has annually compiled a list of World’s Most Ethical Companies, into the foreground of discussions involving the corporate ecosystem in the United States and abroad.

Human Rights Activist and Actress Julia Ormond to Keynote Responsible Electronics 2017

EICC annual conference convenes industry, government and civil society leaders
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., August 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, today announced that human rights activist and actress Julia Ormond will provide the keynote address at EICC’s annual conference in Santa Clara, Calif. on Oct. 17, 2017.

Aflac 2016 CSR Report Unveiling

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At Aflac, we try to live by this very simple rule: Everyone has the power to do good. We have unveiled Aflac’s 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, where we share with you how Aflac strives to be a good neighbor with good people leading the way - Learn more here

Aflac | Doing Good for Our Communities and Our Planet

Watch video to hear from Aflac's Susan G. - Manager, Employee Communications
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As a member of the company’s employee-led Green Committee, Susan Goodsell applies her communications skills to help promote Aflac’s environmental sustainability initiatives and activities. This chapter showcases our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint through education, community activities and volunteerism.

Experience the complete Aflac 2016 CSR report HERE

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Drive Focus and Purpose

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On September 25th 2015, 193 countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved by 2030. For the goals to be achieved, everyone from government, the private sector, and civil society need to do their part.

Discover Las Vegas Sands ECO360 Program 2020 Sustainability Goals and What the Company Achieved in 2016 (Video)

Find out more about our Sands ECO360 journey of sustainable development
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Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) launched its 2016 Sands ECO360 Environmental Report.   2016 marks the beginning of the company’s new five-year reporting cycle with updated Sands ECO360 strategy and new ambitious 2020 sustainability goals.  The company’s targets are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and LVS became the first Integrated Resort company to have their emissions reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative.

Below are a few highlights for 2016:

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