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Schneider Electric Launches Specific Actions in Response to the Covid-19 Crisis and Stays the Course of its 2020 ESG Agenda with Schneider Sustainability Impact Achieving 7.15 out of 10

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  • The Group has deployed additional actions worldwide in response to the crisis, to support its employees, ensure the continuity of vital infrastructures, and leverage solidarity in its ecosystem to help those most in need
  • Indicators of the Development pillar of the Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) have progressed well reflecting Schneider’s employee and partner solidarity
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  • The Group has deployed additional actions worldwide in response to the crisis, to support its employees, ensure the continuity of vital infrastructures, and leverage solidarity in its ecosystem to help those most in need
  • Indicators of the Development pillar of the Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) have progressed well reflecting Schneider’s employee and partner solidarity

Schneider Electric's 2020 Corporate Energy & Sustainability Progress Report

Progress on energy and sustainability was at an all-time high in 2019. How will that momentum fare in a new decade—and under radical new circumstances?
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It is a pivotal moment for energy and sustainability as we enter the “Decade of Action”—so declared by the UN Secretary General.

To achieve the goals set out by hundreds of global organizations will require bold steps to reduce emissions and operate more sustainably. In this report, we examine the issues at hand and consider how the business community can and should act.

Have Your Say on GRI’s Standard-Setting Priorities

Work Program of the Global Sustainability Standards Board out for public comment
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April 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Feedback from all stakeholders is being sought to determine which areas GRI’s Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) should focus on over the next three years.

Timberland's 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Progress and performance against 2020 sustainability goals
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Just in time for Earth Day… global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland releases its 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, broken down by its three sustainability pillars:  Better Product, Greener World, and Stronger Communities.  Timberland’s CSR strategies are designed not only to minimize the negative impacts of its products and operations, but also to activate the brand’s purpose “To Inspire and Equip the World to Step Outside, Work Together, and Make It Better.”

American Express Launches ‘Stand for Small’ Coalition to Support U.S. Small Businesses

New digital platform brings together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery efforts through 2020
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April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced it has established ‘Stand for Small,’ a coalition of more than 40 companies across media, technology, consumer goods, professional services, and many other industries, that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of Covid-19.

Don’t Count Out 2020 Census Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Southern California Edison reminds customers and the public to complete the census form and be counted in the important survey.
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The COVID-19 crisis has complicated our daily lives and is now impacting the 2020 census.

The pandemic has forced the U.S. Census Bureau to adjust its promotion plans for participation. Southern California Edison, meanwhile, continues to stress the importance of the 2020 census and encourages everyone to fill out the form online, by phone or by completing the census mailer at home.

American Express’ Commitment to Backing Colleagues, Customers and Communities Affected by COVID-19

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April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For more than 170 years, American Express has been committed to backing our colleagues, our customers, our partners and the communities we serve around the world. As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, this commitment is more important than ever, and we wanted to share an update on some of the actions we’ve taken during this unprecedented time. 

Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms to Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis

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Hilton (NYSE:HLT) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.

Beginning next week, Hilton and American Express will make rooms available without charge to doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families through the end of May.

Open Call for Applicants: GRI's Multi-Stakeholder Ethos in Action

Opportunities to join governance of the leading sustainability standards setter
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March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A global search is underway to strengthen GRI’s representation of different organizations and interests, across sectors and geographic boundaries, through an open call for new members to join its governance bodies.

GRI is the world’s leading sustainability reporting framework – and the only with multi-stakeholder working at the core of its governance and standard setting. Four of GRI’s decision making and advisory bodies are seeking applications from individuals of high integrity with relevant experience.

Keys to Accelerating Your COVID-19 Drug Campaign

As SARS-CoV-2 moves fast through our global population, the pharmaceutical industry faces tremendous pressure to move even faster.
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March, 2020 - /3BL Media/ - Industry leaders are jousting with questions of how to quickly evaluate new and repurposed drugs while simultaneously readying their operations for rapid transformation. Novel partnerships between private R&D teams and public health agencies are emerging to address the “discovery” half of that equation, which leaves company leaders to grapple with the other half: how can they prepare their operations for commercial-scale manufacturing of a therapy that hasn’t yet been identified or approved? 

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