Albemarle is pleased to present its 2018 Sustainability Report on 2017 activities. This edition marks the 12th year Albemarle has released a sustainability report, demonstrating the company's commitment to growing in a sustainable manner.
Within this report, we are proud to showcase what we did in 2017 to execute our strategy in a manner consistent with the Albemarle’s Core Values.
Americans are looking to companies to take a lead in addressing climate change
BOSTON,September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The majority of Americans (62%) say they believe climate change is a problem, according to the 2018 Cone/Porter Novelli Climate Change Snapshot. The research finds that although many Americans feel unempowered to address climate change, they are hopeful companies will take the lead.
Amid the Biggest Giving Months of the Year, Companies Adopt New Strategies to Engage People this ‘Giving Season’
CALGARY, Canada, September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced three emerging trends likely to impact charitable giving during the biggest giving months of the year: September through December, when 50% of all donations are typically made to charities and nonprofits.
The learning platform provides businesses with the knowledge and skills they need to meet their sustainability objectives
NEW YORK, September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, the United Nations Global Compact launched a new digital learning platform to help companies become more sustainable.
The UN Global Compact Academy is designed to provide businesses with the knowledge and skills they need to meet their sustainability objectives, mitigate business risks and achieve long-term growth by contributing to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Comprehensive Report Focuses on Heroes Who Help Keep Company’s Promises to the Community
COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at U.S. worksites, celebrated its 2017 corporate social responsibility (CSR) accomplishments by unveiling its 2017 CSR Report: More Than a Promise. The comprehensive report highlights the actions and initiatives led by the company’s leaders, employees and independent sales agents, bringing to life and going beyond Aflac’s 63-year promise to be there when you need us most.
The business benefits of sustainability reporting do not go unnoticed: in addition to a useful risk management tool, reporting can also generate savings, inform better decision-making, and increase stakeholder trust. But many companies new to reporting are asking: where should we start?
As Florence barrels towards the East Coast, disaster relief continues to be a top-of-mind area of philanthropy. With more hurricanes likely behind this one, the conversation around disaster relief and how we can better prepare communities for the catastrophic impact of disaster is a key area of focus across all members of the social and private sectors.
A key part of our business is to enable customers to achieve sustainable energy outcomes. In 2017, we provided energy consumers across two key segments - Residential and Small Business, and Commercial and Industrial - with access to cleaner, smarter energy choices.
Residential and small business
To properly meet the needs of our customers’ lifestyles and environmental goals, NRG’s retail brands propose a variety of retail electricity plans, products and services. This portfolio is divided into three pillars of offerings:
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a global set of goals, targets and indicators that United Nations member states, and increasingly businesses, are expected to use to frame agendas and policies surrounding development. The global community has given itself until 2030 to achieve the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which will require a significant contribution from the private sector and collaboration across industries.
Our core business and corporate strategy and vision directly align with two of the goals, 7 and 13.