At HPE, we believe that sustainable innovation is a powerful catalyst for change. Reporting our efforts regularly and clearly to customers, investors, and key stakeholders amplifies our commitment to sustainability. In addition, to promote higher standards across the areas of human rights, labor, environment, and anticorruption, we endorse the United Nations Global Compact as a practical framework for the development, implementation, and disclosure of sustainability policies and practices.
Timothy J. Mohin is the Chief Executive of GRI, developer of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards. A veteran in the field of corporate sustainability reporting, prior to his appointment as Chief Executive, Tim was Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). He is also a former Chairman of the Board for the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and former member of the Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative’s steering committee. Previously, Tim founded and led Apple’s Supplier Responsibility program.
Alliance Data’s 2016 Corporate Responsibility Highlights is an exhibition of the company’s strong commitment to operating responsibly. Our four pillars – data, people, community and environment – guide us in how we make ethical decisions in our business. Here are some of our notable accolades:
GRI strongly supports the work of the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The TCFD recommendations take an important step towards integrating sustainability information into financial disclosures. Investors and other stakeholders will be better informed by the TCFD disclosures on climate-related financial risks and opportunities.
"Since our start, AT&T has been about one thing: harnessing the power of our network to change lives and improve the world. And just as our network technology has gotten better over the years, so has our ability to address some of society’s toughest challenges....None of this would be possible without our employees, who are as dedicated to their communities as they are to their jobs." - Randall Stephenson, AT&T Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
As one of the more recognizable gin brands around the world, Bombay Sapphire’s sustainable distillery initiative sets a valuable precedent for others brands to follow. Their Laverstoke Mill distillery, where Bombay Sapphire, Bombay Dry, and Star of Bombay gins are made, engages in multiple green practices, such cutting down on its carbon emissions by 38%, recycling multiple forms of biomass, and harvesting rainwater.
Integrated planning has gained significant attention in the water industry over the last five years. This year’s Strategic Directions: Water Industry Report survey shows that while early adopters are making progress with implementing an “Integrated Planning Approach,” opportunity exists to implement this approach on a larger scale, across the board.
The energy future we envision requires involvement from all our approximately 8,500 full-time employees (as of Dec. 31, 2016). Providing a sustainable work environment helps us align our actions with our core values, vision and mission. This means providing a workplace that allows our employees to execute at the highest levels and return home safely to their loved ones. It means actively engaging in our communities and supporting our partners. It means investing in our colleagues and supporting causes and organizations in which we believe.