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How Caterpillar Helps Our Customers Build a Better World

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A better world is within our reach. Click here to learn more about our new enterprise strategy and how it allows us to grow profitably so we can continue to innovate solutions that help customers build critical infrastructure and meet people’s basic needs. Sustainability remains one of our foundational values.

INFOGRAPHIC | Caterpillar Sustainability At-A-Glance

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We are proud of our accomplishments in 2017, including but not limited to our $45.5 billion in sales and revenues, over 600k connected assets, 18 consecutive years on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and ranking #38  on Forbe's America's Best Corporate Citizens list and #89 on Interbrand's Best Global Brands of 2017. Check out more of our 2017 stats here.

Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby Letter

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In a letter to shareholders, Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby highlights how, as a leading global manufacturer of heavy equipment, we provide the solutions – the engines, locomotives, machines and services – our customers use to build a better world. Caterpillar had an outstanding year in 2017, with achievements in many areas.

VIDEO | Barclays Citizenship Awards: Azure Power Team Uses Green Bonds to Finance Solar Projects

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Azure Power raised $500 million from green bonds, with help from our team, to finance solar power projects, contributing to India’s goal to move towards 40% electricity generation from non-fossil sources by 2030.

Barclays Citizenship Awards

Citizenship can take many different forms – from supporting entrepreneurs to helping young people develop their employment skills. The annual Barclays Citizenship Awards recognise those colleagues who make that difference and create opportunities to rise.

Aligning Business with the Global Goals: 3BL Media SDG Webinar Series Features Las Vegas Sands, August 23, 2 p.m. ET

Focus on SDG 7 Affordable and Clean Energy, SDG6 Clean Water and Sanitation, and SDG12 Responsible Consumption and Production
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NEW YORK, August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – 3BL Media’s live professional development series focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continues in August with Las Vegas Sands, the world's leading developer and operator of Integrated Resorts.

This will be the third installment of the series, which is free to attend and designed for corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals. “Aligning Business With the Global Goals: Las Vegas Sands Takes Action” is scheduled for Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. ET. 

Stand-Off in Refusal of Salesforce Grant for Immigration Relief

by John Howell, Editorial Director, 3BL Media
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Under the leadership of Marc Benioff, Salesforce has been viewed as one of the more progressive tech companies in a sector now widely criticized for its disengagement from social concerns.

T. Rowe Price Releases 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Update

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BALTIMORE, August 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price has released its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Update, which is available at troweprice.com/CSRreport. The firm publishes a full CSR Report bi-annually, and the 2017 Update offers new data to complement and update information previously reported in the 2016 – 2017 CSR Report.

Highlights from the 2017 Update include:

VIDEO | Mohawk Group Leaves Positive Handprints Through Community Centered Solar Energy Initiative

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As part of Mohawk Group’s ongoing commitment to leave more handprints than footprints, we joined Groundswell, Elevate Energy and other partners in south Chicago for the unveiling of a new smartflower™ solar system. The smartflower, located at The Renaissance Collaborative in the Bronzeville community, officially launches an innovative solar energy partnership that includes the installation of 10 units across the U.S. over the course of three years. Each system will be established in underserved communities near educational institutions with STEM programs.

Making a Difference with Family-Friendly Factory Spaces

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In China, it’s common for families to be separated for months at a time. Many parents work in factories in large cities while their children stay in villages with relatives to go to school. The Chinese social system connects access to schools and healthcare to the migrant worker’s home province, so most factory workers cannot bring their children with them when they move to cities to work.

“In fact, many workers may only be able to go back to see their families once or twice a year,” explained Steven Campbell, responsible sourcing manager, Asia-Pacific.

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