Barrick’s operations are a powerful engine of economic growth and social development in 12 countries. We make significant investments in our host communities that can be a catalyst for positive change, often contributing to a level of prosperity that would not otherwise exist. Barrick contributed $13 billion to the communities in which it operates in 2011. This figure includes good-paying jobs, revenue to governments and businesses, as well as strategic investments and partnerships to improve quality of life.
After serving as Barrick’s Chief Financial Officer for more than 13 years, Jamie Sokalsky was appointed President and CEO in June 2012. He quickly set the company on a new course that stresses disciplined capital allocation. At the same time, he has indicated Barrick remains steadfast in its commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sharing the benefits of mining with host communities. In a wide-ranging interview, Sokalsky talked about his new role and CSR at Barrick.
Highlights Include Progress Toward 2020 Environmental Sustainability Goals, Animal Welfare and Dairy Stewardship Updates, and New Web-Based Reporting Format on DeanFoods.com
DALLAS, Dec. 18, 2012 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - Dean Foods (NYSE: DF) today announced the release of its 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report. The report details the company's efforts to incorporate sustainable and responsible business practices that benefit the company as well as consumers, retailers, employees, communities and the environment. The company previously published reports in 2008 and 2010 and this year has moved to a web-based format to provide a greater level of detail and allow for more regular updating of its CSR reporting.
SAN FRANCISO, October 23, 2012 /3BL Media/ - BSR’s 20th anniversary Report—launched today to coincide with the opening of the BSR Conference 2012—shares a vision of the change needed to accelerate progress on sustainable business. In “BSR at 20: Accelerating Progress,” BSR assesses how far the world has come in solving sustainability challenges, and what we need to do now to fast-forward progress.
GE’s Developing Health Program Provides Grant Money and Skilled Volunteers to Help Area Non-Profits Expand their Reach
(3BL Media) October 1, 2012 - Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Bechara Choucair gathered with employees and leadership from GE today at Howard Brown Health Center to celebrate the accomplishments of five non-profit organizations and the efforts of several outstanding volunteers one year into a two-year, $1.25 million grant program awarded by the GE Foundation in 2011.
Website on thomsonreuters.com explores the common ground where business, communities and the environment meet
(3BL Media) New York, NY - September 18, 2012 – Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has launched a new website called Sustainability (http://sustainability.thomsonreuters.com). The site brings together relevant resources from across Thomson Reuters, combined with content from multiple partners, including 3BL Media, into a single space.