Companies invest considerable time and resources to ensure that their reports are prepared in accordance with GRI’s Sustainability Reporting Standards, that the information is accurate, and that it reflects its true contributions to sustainable development. The entire organization is mobilized, and data is collected. But after the report is launched, often a PDF languishes somewhere on a website, all the valuable data locked within.
Verizon’s Gridwide IoT Solution is helping Hawaii create a more sustainable future
By Chris Lloyd, director of corporate responsibility strategy, Verizon
At Verizon, we don’t wait for the future. We build it. In Hawaii, we’re helping build a future in which all the electricity comes from renewable sources, enabling the environment, society and the economy to thrive.
Continued degradation of environmental resources and failing to provide safe and healthy working environments globally have put water and OHS high on the global agenda, and are relevant to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Credible and actionable information about organizations’ impact on society and the environment is more important now than it has ever been, and sustainability reporting must also reflect the changes in how we understand problems and how we think about solutions.
When we founded Benevity 10 years ago, we were convinced we could help companies transform how they make a difference in the world by offering software that engages their people in a way that’s personal, empowering and easy (and in being a bit constructively disruptive along the way).
Logistics Company Releases 16th Annual Sustainability Report
July 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - UPS’s 16th annual Sustainability Report highlights the company’s sustainability challenges and accomplishments during 2017, including progress toward its 2020 and 2025 goals in support of the environment, global workforce, and communities around the world. The report also showcases investments in cutting-edge technologies that are advancing UPS’s integrated network to new levels of efficiency and creating tangible sustainability benefits.
Helping Companies Engage Employees in Positive Social and Environmental Actions
CALGARY, Canada, June 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced the launch of its latest innovation. Missions, a new module for its award-winning cloud solution, lets companies engage employees in positive actions to do more good, helping create purpose-driven corporate cultures and increase their social impact.
Edmond de Rothschild Group is committed through its strategy to support the shift to a sustainable, low carbon economy and to contribute to the realisation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
First-of-its-kind campaign will provide home gardeners with tips on protecting honey bees and native pollinators.
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, June 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – To help home gardeners protect honey bees and other native pollinators OrthoⓇ, a leading brand in lawn and garden, today announced a first-of-its-kind consumer education campaign with the Pollinator Stewardship Council. Titled “Bee Responsible,” the campaign shares tips for responsible pesticide use, including when and how to apply garden control products to avoid pollinators.
The World Federation of Exchanges has today published revised sustainability recommendations for their member exchanges. GRI welcomes this update and encourages exchanges globally to consider the recommendations for their listing requirements.
A doação de R$ 1,2 milhão ajudará a controlar uma erva daninha invasora na Caatinga.
RACINE, Wis., 27 de junho de 2018 /3BL Media/ – A SC Johnson anunciou hoje a doação de R$ 1,2 milhão para o Centro Internacional de Biociência Agrícola (CABI), como parte das iniciativas da empresa em prol da proteção de recursos naturais para as futuras gerações. Esse subsídio ajudará a orientar a pesquisa em gestão e controle da unha-do-diabo (Cryptostegia madagascariensis), uma planta daninha exótica e invasiva que ameaça atualmente o ecossistema único da Caatinga, incluindo a carnaúba (Copernicia prunifera), palmeira nativa do nordeste do Brasil.