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Mohawk Industries 2016 Sustainability Report Highlights How the Company Leverages Innovation to Push the Boundaries of Sustainability

Press Release

CALHOUN, Ga. April 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ — The 2016 Sustainability Report released by Mohawk Industries online today paints a comprehensive picture of the company’s innovation, passion and commitment to a better tomorrow and illustrates once again why the world’s largest flooring company is also the industry leader in sustainable technology.

Deutsche Telekom Publishes 2016 CR Report

Article

Digitization offers new opportunities for shaping how to live together on this planet; it is a central key to sustainable development. Already, many of Deutsche Telekom’s products, services and activities contribute to this goal. Entitled "Act responsibly. Enable sustainability.", the 2016 CR Report provides information on the progress the Group has made and the challenges it faces as a responsible company.

Nordic Stock Exchanges recommend GRI Standards

Article

In March 2017, Nasdaq’s Nordic and Baltic Exchanges issued a framework to support their listed companies to meet ESG disclosure requirements. The guidance has a strong reference to GRI’s sustainability reporting framework, and it reflects the recommendations of the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE), in which GRI is also an active contributor.

Five Practical Steps for Conflict Minerals Due Diligence and SEC Disclosure Published by CFSI

Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Recommendations Support Responsible Sourcing and Reporting
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their raw materials supply chains, today announced the publication of an updated white paper that details practical steps for companies to meet SEC conflict mineral reporting requirements and conform to OECD Guidance.

What’s Behind the Headlines? Separating Health and Nutrition Facts from Fiction

By: Beth Winthrop
Blog

In today’s media-saturated world, information about health and nutrition is everywhere. But while we have access to more reliable information about nutrition than ever, there are also many scientifically questionable or even false claims presented as fact. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to sort out truths from falsehoods.

One such questionable source is the website “Is It Bad for You?”  This site publishes health and nutrition reviews of food products, restaurants and a variety of products and services.

Newmont Publishes 2016 Sustainability Report

Press Release

DENVER, April 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) (Newmont or the Company) today published Beyond the Mine, the Company’s annual report on its progress toward achieving its purpose – to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining.

Cargill Issues 2017 Update on Sustainable Palm Oil Progress

New report outlines progress in 2016 and action plans to reach 2020 goals
Article

Cargill is committed to building a 100-percent transparent, traceable and sustainable palm oil supply chain by 2020. In a new annual progress report, the company highlights progress against its commitment in 2016 and outlines a 2020 roadmap for sustainability.

GRI is Strengthening Ties with the Investment Community

Article

Tim Mohin, Chief Executive of GRI and James Zhan, Director of the Investment and Enterprise Division at the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), met at the GRI Standards launch event in Zurich for the signing of an Exchange of Letters on Wednesday 29 March. Having signed a Memorandum of Understanding already in 2008, GRI and the UNCTAD are deepening their collaboration and establishing a strategic partnership on responsible investment.

Albertsons Companies Adds Liquid Eggs to Cage-Free Commitment

Press Release

BOISE, Idaho, March 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies announced today that it is adding retail liquid eggs to its commitment to exclusively source cage-free eggs by 2025, based on available supply, making it the only major supermarket to explicitly include liquid eggs in its cage-free commitment.

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