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BIER Issues Results of 2012 Water Use Benchmarking Study

Identifies an Overall Improvement in Beverage Industry Water Use
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St. Paul, Minn., January 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Since 2007, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has conducted an annual quantitative benchmark to examine water use in the beverage sector. 2012 marks the completion of its sixth annual water use benchmarking study that evaluates the performance of more than 1,600 beverage manufacturing facilities distributed across 6 continents and representing 17 different beverage companies.

SFPNA Sustainability Report 2012: Letter from Mark Gardner

“It is clear that the actions we take to improve our environmental and social performance are the very same actions that drive our financial success and set the foundation for long-term profitable growth.”
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Our strategic vision is clear: We must remain committed, as an organization, to exercise foresight and courage and take the actions necessary not only this year but in the years that lie ahead. It is this vision that drives our comprehensive sustainability strategy, one that recognizes that financial success can only be found when we make the right decisions to invest in our people, in our communities and in processes and capital projects to improve our environmental performance. We must execute against this vision—now and for the long-term.

Who Are the Users of CSRHub?

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By Bahar Gidwani

We are often asked “Who uses CSRHub?”  In some cases, the question has been prompted by curiosity.  In other cases, a prospective user may want the reassurance that “everyone else” is using our sustainability metrics and decision-making tools.

Guest Post: Top 10 Corporate Responsibility Stories of 2012

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This year may have lacked the huge catastrophes that have dominated the corporate responsibility headlines of the last couple of years (such as BP's oil spill in 2010 or TEPCO's nuclear disaster at Fukushima in 2011), but 2012 has probably been more packed with serious incidents than any of the previous years. We had real trouble putting these in any kind of order and even getting down to just a top 10 of big stories was tough  - and meant we had to jettison a few favoured good news stories about corporate responsibility just to be able to capture all of the bad news.

The Mexican Stock Exchange Ratifies Grupo Financiero Banorte as Member of the Sustainable IPC Index

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Due to the adoption of sustainable and socially responsible processes in their corporate practices, for the second consecutive year, Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte) was selected by the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) to be part of its Sustainable IPC Index.

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Due to the adoption of sustainable and socially responsible processes in their corporate practices, for the second consecutive year, Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte) was selected by the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) to be part of its Sustainable IPC Index.

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La Bolsa Mexicana de Valores Ratifica a Grupo Financiero Banorte como Miembro del Índice IPC Sustentable

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Gracias a la adopción de procesos sustentables y socialmente responsables en sus prácticas corporativas, por segundo año consecutivo Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte) fue seleccionado por la Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV) para formar parte del Índice IPC Sustentable.

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Gracias a la adopción de procesos sustentables y socialmente responsables en sus prácticas corporativas, por segundo año consecutivo Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte) fue seleccionado por la Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV) para formar parte del Índice IPC Sustentable.

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Deloitte Achieves Its Highest Ranking in More Than a Decade on FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list

Organization Celebrates 14th Year of Recognition
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NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Deloitte has achieved a top spot on FORTUNE magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the 14th year and its highest ranking in more than a decade. The annual survey is the national benchmark that rates employers who consistently raise the bar on talent initiatives and corporate culture improvement for all employees.

American Cancer Society Reports Cancer Mortality Down 20% from 1991 Peak

Annual American Cancer Society Report Finds Continued Drops Lead to Milestone
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January 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - As of 2009, the overall death rate for cancer in the United States had declined 20 percent from its peak in 1991, translating to the avoidance of approximately 1.2 million deaths from cancer, 152,900 of these in 2009 alone. These figures come from the American Cancer Society’s annual Cancer Statistics report, one of the most widely-cited medical publications in the world. 

FedEx Named Among FORTUNE Magazine’s 2013 “Best Companies to Work For”

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan.16, 2013 – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has once again been named to FORTUNE magazine’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in the United States.
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan.16, 2013 /3BL Media/ – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has once again been named to FORTUNE magazine’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in the United States.

The company is ranked 98th overall.

What Groups Are Interested in CSR?

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By Bahar Gidwani

It seems to be my fate to explain corporate social responsibility (CSR) to all of my friends (and to a number of strangers!).  I suspect that my eyes sometimes glaze with messianic fervor and that some of my listeners start looking for the nearest exit.

The most frequent question I get when I pause for breath is “Who is interested in CSR?”  Of course, I have my own favorite answer (“EVERYONE!”), but I thought I’d offer a little more concrete data.

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