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Weatherford's Business Transparency and Ethics

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We hold ourselves to the highest standards and emphasize the importance of integrity in all we do.

WE RESPECT OUR PEOPLE, OUR PLANET,

AND EVERY PERSPECTIVE AND CONTRIBUTION

We work in a way that reflects positively on our Company and the communities we serve.

Walmart | A Message From Our Chief Sustainability Officer

Over the past 30 years, global prosperity has increased by many measures.
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Over the past 30 years, global prosperity has increased by many measures. Life expectancy, school enrollment and access to drinking water are up and technology has opened new doors for billions of people. Yet at the same time this progress occurs, growing population, globalization and technological disruption have created new social and environmental challenges. Inequality is increasing in many countries, while water supply, forests, air quality, biodiversity and our climate are under unprecedented pressure.

Report: Closing the Loop on the Circular Economy

Ethical Corporation releases complimentary 20-page briefing on the circular economy, featuring case studies from Smurfit Kappa, Timberland, Toyota and Jaguar.
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Call for Nominations: GRI’s Governance

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Inclusiveness and multi-stakeholder representation are foundational features of GRI, fundamental to form a global perspective and advance our mission towards sustainable development. This is thoroughly reflected in our governance structure: every year we renew our search for global representation and a broad range of perspectives to enable us to carry out our mission. 

Walmart Global Responsibility Report Message From CEO Doug McMillon

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"We want to make a difference, and we want to be a trusted retailer that customers, associates, communities and shareholders are proud of."

Doug McMillon
Chief Executive Officer
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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"We want to make a difference, and we want to be a trusted retailer that customers, associates, communities and shareholders are proud of."

Doug McMillon
Chief Executive Officer
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Timberland Joins Forces with Over 100 Signatories to Accelerate Social Progress in Factories Worldwide

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Social compliance is nothing new for Timberland. The nearly $2 billion global outdoor lifestyle brand formally launched its factory compliance program in 1994 with the creation of its Code of Conduct, which established minimum standards for workplace conditions and worker rights. Today, most every major brand has its own compliance program and standard against which it audits its factories.

AkzoNobel and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Launch Human Cities Coalition

Dutch public-private partnership to improve life in mega-cities
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April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Founded by AkzoNobel, the Human Cities Coalition (HCC) brings together more than 150 stakeholders and 20 partners, such as Arcadis, Philips, ABN-AMRO, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Slumdwellers International, to focus on realizing Goal 11 of the United Nation's 17 Sustainable Development Goals: sustainable cities and communities. Ton Büchner, CEO of AkzoNobel will officially kick off the Human Cities Coalition today with stakeholders across business, government, NGOs and academia.

Brand-building Success Helps Arrow Electronics CSR Program Become Model for Others

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CENTENNIAL, CO., March 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics places a high value on its global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs. These collaborative humanitarian initiatives improve lives, make business relationships stronger and raise people’s sights about the power of forward-looking innovation. They also contribute to increasing company brand value.

In the early months of 2016, Arrow’s Global CSR Director Joe Verrengia has been on the road sharing Arrow’s CSR story:

Prudential Recognized as One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for Third Consecutive Year

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NEWARK, N.J., March 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has been named a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

The Balance: Orvis Video Shows Why We Must Act Now to Save the Everglades

Unless We Act NOW The Everglades Will Be Lost: But There's Still Time to Save It!
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Orvis has made protecting the Everglades the focus of our conservation efforts this year, and our CEO, Perk Perkins, has been leading the charge by taking out a full-page ad in the Miami Herald,

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