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Mars’ New Sustainable in a Generation Report – Our Progress to Date for the Thriving People Pillar

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A range of issues continue to face our global community—including climate change, poverty, obesity and water stress. That’s what prompted us to launch our Sustainable in a Generation Plan last year, pledging to invest over $1 billion to start tackling these issues within our own supply chain.

Early indicators of progress for each pillar of our plan—Healthy Planet, Thriving People, Nourishing Wellbeing—say that we are moving in the right direction.

Infographic: 5 Things You Need to Know About the New GRI Occupational Health and Safety Standard

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To provide healthy and safe working conditions, organizations need a robust management approach that drives the prevention of physical and mental harm and the promotion of workers’ health. In addition to benefiting workers, it is also good business. First, a healthy workforce is more productive and engaged. Second, promoting a healthy work environment helps to attract – and hold on to – talented workers. 

"Superfood" Moringa Transforming Lives of Female Farmers Around the World

Nutrient-rich moringa plant becomes superfood sensation while creating work and reducing malnutrition among farmers in West Africa and around the world.
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OAKLAND, California, October 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – With its line of moringa-based health foods, American Kuli Kuli Foods is improving the lives of female farmers by providing job opportunities and improving nutrition in 13 countries around the world. The new Business Call to Action member, which joins the inclusive business platform today, has committed to add an additional 500 women to its 1500-person strong supply chain and to plant five million moringa trees by 2020.

Merck Ranked No. 2 in Fortune Magazine’s 2018 “Change the World” List

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Fortune magazine has released its latest "Change the World" list, a ranking of 57​ companies that are doing well by doing good. Merck ranked second on the list for our leadership role in the fight against Ebola, including our experimental Ebola vaccine and our support for humanitarian organizations involved in Ebola relief and recovery efforts.

Bacardi Limited Aligns Corporate Responsibility Strategy to Include UN Sustainable Development Goals

Reporting of environmental achievements show significant reductions in water usage, greenhouse gas emissions intensity, and waste
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Good Sanitation: How Toilets Can Help Children Learn for Longer

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In many schools in India, a lack of clean, safe toilets isn’t just a matter of convenience - they can make the difference between a girl receiving the education or being forced to stay at home.

“Parents don’t feel secure sending their daughters to school when there are no sanitation facilities,” Puja Dangi, a secondary school teacher in Nangal Kheri explains.

Voya Financial Releases 2017-2018 Corporate Responsibility Annual Report “Advancing Sustainable Growth”

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NEW YORK, August 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ -  Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA), announced that it has published its 2017-2018 Corporate Responsibility Annual Report, which reflects the progress the company has made in recent years to meet financial targets, grow and evolve its brand and operating model, build upon its culture, and advance its Corporate Responsibility (CR) strategy.

P&G, Gina Rodriguez Launch Campaign to Benefit Feeding America

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Procter & Gamble Co. is partnering with actress Gina Rodriguez and the nonprofit Feeding America in a new advertising campaign that aims to build the confidence of girls as they enter puberty.

PNC's PREPARE4LIFE Program

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As a financial services company, PNC is committed to promoting financial well-being for our customers and our employees. In 2017, PNC introduced Prepare4Life, a campaign to help employees understand how to get the most financial value from PNC’s benefits and programs. Initial outreach has included in-person seminars, webinars and articles on a range of benefits-related topics.

Humana Highlights Commitment to UN Sustainable Development Goals in Newly Released Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Humana among the first companies in U.S. health care industry to focus on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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Report includes examples of how Humana is committed to international sustainability targets, detailing progress in health, inclusion and diversity, and environmental stewardship

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Report includes examples of how Humana is committed to international sustainability targets, detailing progress in health, inclusion and diversity, and environmental stewardship

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