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New Global Compact Network UK Report Explores Pros and Cons of Corporate ESG Transparency

Press Release

April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today the Global Compact Network UK publishes their briefing ‘Debating Disclosure: the pros and cons of corporate transparency’.
 
Businesses are facing increasing demands from their stakeholders, especially consumers, investors, and regulators, to be more transparent about their business practices and their exposure to risks related to their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance.

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?
Article

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.

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
Press Release

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.
Blog

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.

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

Press Release

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. 

Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms to Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis

Press Release

Hilton (NYSE:HLT) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.

Beginning next week, Hilton and American Express will make rooms available without charge to doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families through the end of May.

Spelling Out CLP’s Dedication to Reporting

Newsletter

Effective communication is crucial in today’s complex and fast-changing business world. We need to not only do our jobs well and efficiently, but also inform the public and our many stakeholders so they clearly understand our objectives and progress.

American Express Is Matching Donations to Feeding America up to $1M to Feed Communities Impacted by COVID-19 when Card Members Use Membership Rewards® Points Toward Their Donations

New Program is Part of Company’s $5 Million Commitment to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts
Press Release

NEW YORK, March 24, 2020 /3BL Media/  American Express is continuing its support of organizations combatting COVID-19 with the launch of a donation matching program to help feed local communities impacted in the U.S. When U.S.

The CR and Sustainability Salary Survey 2020

by Grace Coleman
Article

On March 17th, Acre, Carnstone and Flag launched The CR and Sustainability Salary Survey 2020. The growing areas of corporate responsibility and sustainability have always been difficult to define, and the survey’s purpose is to provide a clearer view of how corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals fit into the modern business landscape.

CLP Steps Up Decarbonisation Efforts for Climate Vision 2050

Multimedia with summary

To accelerate efforts to address climate change, the CLP Group has strengthened its decarbonisation actions to fulfil its Climate Vision 2050 and made climate-related disclosures more transparent in its latest Sustainability Report.

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