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Sustainable Water Use

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Our water stewardship journey continues as we look to lead and initiate action-based projects with local communities, industry and water basin authorities—the result of which will help to successfully fulfill our goal to create a more sustainable world.

Chiro Project​

As the largest consumer of process water in Stanley Black & Decker, our Chiro Plant located in Taiwan continues to look for ways to drive sustainable water use. Over the past three years, the team has invested in nine projects that have seen an 8.6% reduction in water use.

Becoming Carbon Positive

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As part of our science-based target commitment, we seek to reduce absolute Scope 1 and Scope 2 carbon emissions 100% by 2030, against a 2015 baseline, then move to carbon positivity, meaning our carbon capture is greater than our carbon emission.

  • SCOPE 1 (STATIONARY AND MOBILE): All direct emissions from those activities under our control. Including fuel combustion on-site such as gas boilers and service fleet emissions.
  • SCOPE 2: Indirect emissions from electricity purchased and used.

Operational Impact

Black & Veatch Analysis of Carbon-Neutrality Projects Informs Sacramento Municipal Utility District's 2030 Zero Carbon Plan

Leader in decarbonization planning assessed a range of zero-carbon generation projects for SMUD in detailed utility analysis
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Zero-carbon technologies, including carbon capture, energy storage, hydrogen, solar and wind, will allow the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) to achieve its goals of zero-carbon emissions in its electricity supply by 2030, finds a recent analysis by decarbonization solutions leader Black & Veatch.

Boosting Recycled Content in Our Packaging

by Paul Havlovitz
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2021 Corporate Responsibility Report Snapshot: As part of our ESG goal to source packaging materials sustainably, we are focused on increasing the amount of post-consumer recycled (PCR) material in our plastic packaging.

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2021 Corporate Responsibility Report Snapshot: As part of our ESG goal to source packaging materials sustainably, we are focused on increasing the amount of post-consumer recycled (PCR) material in our plastic packaging.

Women CEOs Demonstrated More Inclusive Leadership Style During COVID Peak: S&P Global Diversity Research Lab

Women's Leadership Language Connects with Wider Range of Stakeholders, Analysis of Nearly 5,000 COVID-Era Earnings Calls Reveals
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NEW YORK, May 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Women CEOs emphasized empathy, adaptability, accountability and diversity more frequently than their male peers in public communications during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new analysis from S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) in collaboration with researchers from the University of Paris. On average, women CEOs scored higher for positive sentiment and used words related to trust more frequently than men.  

Global Companies Come Together to Create Solutions for Challenges Facing People and the Planet

Tae Yoo, Cisco, honored with 2021 Charles H. Moore Award for leadership in corporate societal investment
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NEW YORK, May 25, 2021 /3BL Media/—Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose© (CECP) is bringing together more than 300 leaders from the world’s largest global companies for the 2021 CECP Summit: Strength in Solutions. The 18th CECP Summit gathers corporate responsibility professionals who create and implement societal investment strategies at the world’s large companies.

Cummins Posts First TCFD Report on Climate Actions

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Global power leader Cummins has posted its first environmental sustainability report aligned to the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), a platform created to improve and increase reporting of climate-related information. 

Why Pets Could Be a Long-Tail Investment Trend

The $100 billion pet industry is poised to nearly triple to $275 billion by 2030 thanks to a surge in new owners, favorable demographics and increased per-pet spending.
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The pandemic has upended the lives of humans, but for pets, it's been a bonanza: Their owners have been home all day, showering them with attention and treats.

A lot of new faces are also turning up at the dog park. Morgan Stanley’s housing strategists estimate that the growth trend of U.S. pet ownership more than tripled during the pandemic, while spending on everything from veterinary care to pet accessories has proven resilient, even during the recession.

Empowering Our Communities

We want the communities where we live and work to thrive, and to help others revitalize their communities as well.
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Around the world, we support education, learning and upskilling. This commitment was intensely tested throughout the global pandemic in 2020, and our people and business met the challenge with extraordinary effort and resolve.

Fighting the COVID-19 Global Pandemic

In navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, we quickly aligned our global organization around three priorities and took actions to protect our employees and the business while positioning the company to thrive.

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