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Elkay Begins Tracking Their “Honorable Endeavors”

Launches Inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report
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Launches Inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report 

Elkay Manufacturing Company today released their inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, documenting the company’s commitment to their communities, employees, customers, and the planet. The report, named Honorable Endeavors, follows the Global Reporting Initiative G4 model and outlines the company’s focus on promoting social and environmental responsibility while building stronger communities.

Appeal of Residential Solar Photovoltaics – Does Framing Matter?

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If residential solar photovoltaics (PV) were adopted more widely in the United States, they could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But consumers balk at high up-front costs, even if energy savings would later offset those costs. A group of researchers led by former Erb Research Fellow Kimberly Wolske set out to study how different framing strategies affect PV’s appeal.

BNEF: Clean Energy Investment Exceeded $300 Billion Once Again in 2018

Solar commitments declined 24% in dollar terms even though there was record new photovoltaic capacity added, breaking 100GW barrier for the first time
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LONDON and NEW YORK, January 17, 2019 /3BL Media/– Global clean energy investment[1] totaled $332.1 billion in 2018, down 8% on 2017. Last year was the fifth in a row in which investment exceeded the $300 billion mark, according to authoritative figures from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF).

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index: Data for Good

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Influential CEOs talk about the rising importance of transparency in data about gender equality. The Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) is the world’s only comprehensive investment-quality data source on gender equality. The 2019 Gender-Equality Index includes 230 companies from ten sectors headquartered in 36 countries and regions. Find out more about the GEI at https://www.bloomberg.com/gei.
 

World Environment Center Partners With Better World Leadership to Advance Nonprofit Board Service: Preparing Business Leaders to Implement Sustainability

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January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Better World Leadership (BWL) to prepare business leaders to implement sustainability. BWL studies provide evidence that nonprofit board service is an effective pathway for companies seeking to grow shareholder value by advancing diversity and inclusion, developing human capital for innovation, and helping to achieve global goals for sustainability.

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index Doubles in Size, Recognizing 230 Companies Committed to Advancing Women in the Workplace

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NEW YORK, January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bloomberg announced the launch of its 2019 Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which this year selected 230 companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality in the workplace. The index more than doubled in size from 2018 and includes firms from 10 sectors headquartered across 36 countries and regions. Collectively, these firms have a combined market capitalization of USD9 trillion and employ more than 15 million people ­— including 7 million women — around the world.

Benevity Clients Make Up More Than One Third of “JUST 100” List of America’s Most JUST Companies

List Ranks Companies on Issues Ranging from Employee Benefits to Community Support, Environmental Impact and More
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CALGARY, Canada, January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that more than one third of the companies on JUST Capital's list of America’s 100 “most JUST” corporations are Benevity clients. Developed in partnership with Forbes, the 2018 JUST 100 is the independent research nonprofit’s third annual ranking of publicly traded U.S.

New Report from JetBlue and The Nature Conservancy Uses AI Technology to Evaluate the Impact of Natural Resources on Tourism

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Results Show the Caribbean Depends on Tourism, Which Relies Heavily on Healthy Coral Reefs

JetBlue is Donating 50 Flights to The Nature Conservancy for Scientists to Travel to the Caribbean to Further Research and Help Conserve Coral Reefs

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Results Show the Caribbean Depends on Tourism, Which Relies Heavily on Healthy Coral Reefs

JetBlue is Donating 50 Flights to The Nature Conservancy for Scientists to Travel to the Caribbean to Further Research and Help Conserve Coral Reefs

Sysco Is Starting off the Year Focused on the Big Issues

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Sysco is starting off the year focused on the big issues!

Through extensive engagement with internal and external stakeholders, our materiality process identified 10 critical issues that are material to the future our business and the needs, interests, and concerns of Sysco's stakeholders. Check out the infographic above to see how we're Delivering A Better Tomorrow.

To learn more about Sysco's commitment to Delivering A Better Tomorrow, read our 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility report here.

Corporate EHS and Sustainability Leaders Strengthen the Focus on Impact and Execution

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While shiny new sustainability projects continue to draw attention from the media, NAEM’s recent trends report revealed a new rubric for sustainability performance within companies. The criteria: alignment with the business strategy, integration into business operations, and achieving measurable results. 
 

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