MONTREUX, Switzerland, April 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released a new in-depth guide for policymakers on carbon pricing. The organization and its members believe that carbon pricing is one of the most efficient means of driving the transition to a low-carbon world.
Consumers Energy CEO Patti Poppe to Co-Chair the 2018 FIRST Robotics Championship in Michigan
by Patti Poppe, President and CEO of Consumers Energy
This is an exciting time for Consumers Energy and the energy industry. We’re in the midst of unprecedented transformation. Technological advances are rapidly reshaping the way we do business.
General Mills released its 2018 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s approach to creating environmental, social and economic value in the countries where it operates. The progress made by General Mills in 2017 demonstrates the company’s long-term commitment to protect and restore the resources upon which its business and communities depend, with an increased focus on improving the resiliency of its supply chain.
International Arbor Day Foundation Award Honors Lifelong Commitment to Tree Planting
LINCOLN, Neb., April 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that David Forsell has been awarded the Foundation’s J. Sterling Morton Award which recognizes an individual who has had a positive impact on the environment due to his or her lifelong commitment to tree planting and conservation. The individual will have demonstrated a commitment to advancing tree planting and care through a record of education, work experience, talent and temperament.
by Amy Domini, CFA and Founder, Domini Impact Investments
EMERYVILLE, Calif. and BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 19, 2018 – The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform (SAI Platform) and SCS Global Services (SCS) are pleased to announce the outcome of a benchmarking effort between SCS’ Sustainably Grown® Certification Program and SAI Platform’s Farm Sustainability Assessment (FSA) tool. Sustainably Grown has earned Silver level equivalence to the FSA Version 2.0.
The Science Inside: Company Unveils How it Selects Ingredients to Protect Human Health and the Environment
RACINE, Wis., April 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- SC Johnson today released its 26th annual Sustainability Report, The Science Inside, which shares publicly the criteria inside the company’s Greenlist™ ingredient selection program. The Greenlist™ program helps the company continually improve its products by choosing ingredients to better protect human health and the environment. People can now see, in detail, the care that goes into choosing each of the ingredients that are used in SC Johnson products.
This week TD released its 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report, Opening doors for an inclusive tomorrow, showcasing the bank's commitment to enriching the lives of customers, communities and colleagues.
"The need to serve those around us has never been greater. TD firmly believes everyone deserves the opportunity to succeed with confidence in a changing world." wrote Bharat Masrani, Group President and CEO, TD Bank Group.
TD has a deeply-rooted tradition of active corporate citizenship across its business to help build an inclusive tomorrow, including:
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Today, Booz Allen Hamilton launched the Booz Allen Foundation with an initial pledge of $5 million to support the foundation’s purpose, to “Empower People to Change the World.” The foundation will employ technology and innovation to solve challenging social issues and build community resilience.
Later this week, tens of thousands of Comcast and NBCUniversal employees, and their friends and families, along with hundreds of nonprofit organizations, will join hands to drive positive change in the communities we serve during the 17th annual Comcast Cares Day.
Many volunteers will paint schools and community centers, clean parks and playgrounds, and sort and stock food and clothing to be shared with children and families in local communities.
In this episode of the Champions for Social Good podcast, Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy at Blackbaud (@blackbaud), speaks with Daryl Brewster, CEO, and Carmen Perez, Director of Data Insights at CECP (@CECPtweets), about the continued evolution of companies being a force for good in solving societal problems.
Originally posted on bloomberg.com/careers.
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