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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.

Does Your Company Live Up to Why It Exists?

Talking the talk is not enough. You have to walk the walk.
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Sebastian Buck | Fast Company
This article originally appeared in UPS Longitudes.

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.

Criminal Justice Reform: 7 Things to Know About the Latest Re-Entry Research

The latest Safe Streets & Second Chances research provides an inside look at the challenges and successes of people from across the country who are re-entering communities
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As many as 10,000 people are released from prisons each week across the United States, but their experiences can vary dramatically. They face many barriers to success, from maintaining resilient support systems to securing identification, housing, and employment.

Carnival Corporation Named Among America's 100 Best Corporate Citizens

World's largest leisure travel company receives fourth consecutive recognition in Corporate Responsibility Magazine's annual survey of 1,000 largest U.S. public companies
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MIAMIJune 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, was recently named among Corporate Responsibility Magazine's (CR Magazine) 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2019.

Employee Engagement at Smithfield Foods

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Human Resources team members at Smithfield Foods are focused on promoting an atmosphere of diversity, inclusion, and engagement. Smithfield’s employees come from a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences, and cultures, which makes the company stronger.

Sappi Limited's CEO Steve Binnie Reflects on North America's Year of Renewal

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I would like to congratulate the Sappi North America (SNA) team on another successful year, truly embodying this year’s theme of renewal. The business underwent a significant change with the conversion of Paper Machine 1 (PM1) at the Somerset Mill to be able to produce packaging and speciality paper grades. We also commenced a project to increase dissolving pulp capacity at Cloquet. These exciting changes are part of Sappi’s global strategy to boost capacity in higher growth and higher margin product segments.

Getting to Know You: ESG, Investor Relations and Corporate Sustainability

Four thoughts for better long-term focused disclosures
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This article first appeared on LinkedIn. Brian Tomlinson and Mike Krzus’ report, The Method of Production of Long-Term Plans, can also be viewed for full coverage of the topic.

The Value of Food, Responsible Consumption and Fighting Against Food Waste: Costa Cruises Food Waste Reduction Project

Costa Cruises has put food issue at the very heart of its sustainable development strategy, focusing in particular on the objective on cutting food waste.
Press Release

May 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Costa Cruises has put food issue at the very heart of its sustainable development strategy, focusing in particular on the objective on cutting food waste.

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