The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.
Northern Trust is proud to embrace environmental considerations in our decision-making process year-round. As of third quarter 2019, we have succeeded in reducing our carbon emissions by 31.33% since 2015.
For more than a decade, Legg Mason has taken the time each year to celebrate Earth Day. Beginning with the founding of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) function in 2008, our annual Earth Day activities have become increasingly important. While we may be celebrating a bit differently this year, we remain just as committed to key sustainability initiatives.
By Claire McCarthy Global Director Sustainability, Security & Safety
April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. On the first event in 1970, over 20 million Americans took to the streets in protest calling for increased protections for the planet. A collective generation asked for cleaner water, cleaner air, healthier ecosystems, and an overall healthy, sustainable environment. By the end of 1970, the US Environmental Protection Agency had been created and the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Endangered Species Act were all passed into law.
Anthem video inspires global community to be heroes for nature
STRATHAM, N.H., April 22, 2020 /3BLMedia/ - At the heart of the Timberland® brand is the belief that a greener future is a better future. For the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Timberland has a bold new message to share about humanity’s relationship with nature: “Caring is no longer enough.”
National Nonprofit Website Will Feature Moments of Beauty Created by Americans During Coronavirus Pandemic
STAMFORD, Conn., April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day (April 22), national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® will launch DoBeautifulThings.org, a website designed to showcase acts of kindness during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Understanding the environmental concerns associated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) chemical contamination at Australian Department of Defence sites
Dr. Sarah Richards a preeminent leader in per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemical contamination, helping Australian Department of Defence (Defence) clients find solutions to address their contamination problems. Sarah has been with Coffey, A Tetra Tech Company, since 2002, and has been in the contaminated land consulting and research industry since 1994.