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American Express Launches ‘Stand for Small’ Coalition to Support U.S. Small Businesses

New digital platform brings together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery efforts through 2020
Press Release

April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced it has established ‘Stand for Small,’ a coalition of more than 40 companies across media, technology, consumer goods, professional services, and many other industries, that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of Covid-19.

Outcomes-Aligned Incentive Structures for Investment Managers and Their Employees

Is the accurate measurement of outcomes a pre-requisite for impact investing, or does too much focus on the precision of measurement act as a barrier to progressing the wider impact story?
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We are experiencing a transition to an era where total social benefit is becoming an increasingly important metric for the perceived value of products and services. Consequently, the investment industry is risking its enduring relevance and credibility by assessing and subsequently rewarding success through solely financial metrics.

Scotiabank Releases its 2019 Environment, Social and Governance Report

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TORONTO, April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank released its 2019 Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) report, a comprehensive review of how the bank is working to build a more sustainable future for its stakeholders – from shareholders, to customers, employees, communities and the natural environment.

General Mills and its Foundation Enable 5.5 Billion Meals, Commit to Advancing Regenerative Agriculture

2020 Global Responsibility Report outlines progress, marks 50th year reporting to stakeholders
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April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ — General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today released its 2020 Global Responsibility Report, highlighting progress made on the company’s long-term global commitments. The annual update, which marks 50 years of reporting for the company, outlines significant progress against and investments in four priority areas: Food, Planet, People and Community.

Don’t Count Out 2020 Census Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Southern California Edison reminds customers and the public to complete the census form and be counted in the important survey.
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The COVID-19 crisis has complicated our daily lives and is now impacting the 2020 census.

The pandemic has forced the U.S. Census Bureau to adjust its promotion plans for participation. Southern California Edison, meanwhile, continues to stress the importance of the 2020 census and encourages everyone to fill out the form online, by phone or by completing the census mailer at home.

FCA Releases 2019 Sustainability Report Highlighting Environmental, Social and Economic Initiatives

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April 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In 2019, FCA took the decisive steps to lay the groundwork for its future growth, to take a leading role in shaping the future of global mobility, and to continue our commitment to value creation for all of our stakeholders.

Science As a Force for Good

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April 15, 2020 - Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany has published its eleventh Corporate Responsibility Report, covering the year 2019. As the report focuses on 2019, it does not contain information about the company’s approach to the global COVID-19 pandemic. This information can be found on our website and will be included in the 2020 report.

American Express’ Commitment to Backing Colleagues, Customers and Communities Affected by COVID-19

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April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For more than 170 years, American Express has been committed to backing our colleagues, our customers, our partners and the communities we serve around the world. As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, this commitment is more important than ever, and we wanted to share an update on some of the actions we’ve taken during this unprecedented time. 

OMV Publishes Sustainability Report 2019

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April 9, 2020 - On April 3, 2020 OMV, the international, integrated oil and gas company based in Vienna, published its 15th sustainability report – for the first time also in digital form, available here.

The OMV Sustainability Report provides a detailed overview of the company's sustainability performance in five key areas:

- Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE);

- Carbon Efficiency;

- Innovation;

- Employees;

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