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Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Apr 18, 2018 8:00 AM ET

This Marshalls 9th UNGC Communication on Progress sits alongside its Annual Report as the main vehicle for sharing its sustainability progress. Read on and judge for yourself the depth of Marshalls’ actions which clearly demonstrate that sustainability remains at the heart of all that it does.


Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Apr 18, 2018 8:00 AM ET

As both Arbor Day and Earth Day approach, it is time for all of us to step up and help our planet thrive. With all the global issues we face today — including poor air and water quality, climate risk, deforestation, poverty, and hunger — more and more corporations are taking a proactive step to become part of the solution. And they are turning to trees to make a difference.


Enhancing ecosystem productivity and restoring profitability of fisheries in eight key marine biodiversity areas in the Philippines

Article from in Sustainable Development Goals
Apr 18, 2018 8:00 AM ET

The fisheries sector is vital to the economy of the Philippines, particularly for the population whose livelihoods depend on small-scale fisheries. Excessive and unsustainable fishing, population growth, uncontrolled development, and the effects of climate change have degraded fish populations in recent decades.


Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Apr 18, 2018 7:00 AM ET

This year, Earth Day is focused on plastic pollution and the lasting effects on our planet. There’s growing concern that plastic, in addition to littering our beaches and clogging our waste streams, is threatening marine wildlife and may end up in our food. Plastic pollution can come from a variety of sources, including clear film in plastic bags or product packaging. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a floating island of plastic waste between Hawaii and California, is now twice the size of Texas because of the increasing amount of plastic waste!


Blog from in Philanthropy
Apr 17, 2018 5:10 PM ET

When a military service member is wounded, ill, or injured, these changes place tremendous stress on families and caregivers. Supportive family members and caregivers are an integral part of a warrior's successful recovery.


Blog from in Philanthropy
Apr 17, 2018 4:40 PM ET

The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s commitment to address health disparities in cancer outcomes and care was represented at the Biden Cancer Initiative event at AACR. In 2016, the Foundation joined the Cancer Moonshot initiative and donated $25M to grantee projects to expand community-based cancer care resources and patient engagement and support programs for racial and ethnic minorities, rural, low income and vulnerable populations in the U.S. Grantee projects are being implemented in over 25 states across the country.

 


Governance is a fundamental determinant of long-term performance, as is a company’s environmental and social track record, making it a reliable proxy for wider sustainability.

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Apr 17, 2018 4:20 PM ET

By Martin Currie

As bottom-up investors, our process starts at the company level. We subject all candidates for inclusion in our high-conviction portfolios to rigorous fundamental analysis and peer review. ESG analysis is embedded in this assessment, influencing key assumptions such as the cost of capital, revenues and expenses. From this we can seek to estimate a company’s intrinsic value.

Governance is a fundamental determinant of long-term performance, as is a company’s environmental and social track record, making it a reliable proxy for wider sustainability.


Press Release from in Business & Trade
Apr 17, 2018 3:20 PM ET

April 18 is National Lineman Appreciation Day to celebrate lineworkers and their role in powering the lives of millions of people across the country


Nation’s largest community improvement program delivers environmental, economic and social benefits to local communities

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Apr 17, 2018 1:45 PM ET

STAMFORD, Conn., April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, led by its network of more than 600 affiliates and other partners across the country, will rally tens of thousands of volunteers at events across the country on and around Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, as part of its annual Great American Cleanup.


Article from in Philanthropy
Apr 17, 2018 1:30 PM ET

Broward County organizations that connect residents to healthy food are invited to apply for grants “no smaller than” $500,000 from the Humana Foundation, the charitable arm of the health insurance giant.


PNC’s 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report details the company’s environmental, social and governance priorities and highlights our progress against the goals we’ve set in these key areas.

Article from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Apr 17, 2018 12:00 PM ET

By Bill Demchak


Annual report highlights leading paper and packaging supplier’s strong performance on long-term goals

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Apr 17, 2018 12:00 PM ET

BOSTON, April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has released its 2017 Sustainability Report showcasing its industry leading sustainability performance.


Hundreds of volunteers take part in urban planting initiative in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, California wildfires and invasive insects in Denver

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Apr 17, 2018 12:00 PM ET

Part of Comcast Cares Day, Largest Single-Day Corporate Service Event in the Country


By Sylvie Abrams, Director of Video Operations, AT&T

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Apr 17, 2018 11:40 AM ET

AT&T Editor’s note: This month is National Volunteer Month. We are shining the spotlight on our employees who spend time volunteering for causes they care about. Our employee volunteers make our company and our communities stronger. We are honored to share their efforts to make a difference.


Article from in Education
Apr 17, 2018 11:00 AM ET

One hundred students from high schools across the island are expected to gather at Hope Zoo today for a Scotiabank/Jamaica Junior Achievement Innovation Camp.

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