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Sharpening Our ESG Focus

By Bob Bakish | President and CEO, ViacomCBS
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2020-2021 was uniquely challenging. We have been facing one of the worst global health crises in a generation and were forced to begin reckoning with the longstanding pain of systemic racism and social injustice that continue to impact our communities each day. These events have galvanized our society to a higher level of action. And, as a media company that reaches billions of people daily, we recognize the power and responsibility of our role in shaping this action and driving change forward.

It's Here - G&A Institute's “2021 Sustainability Reporting in Focus” Trends Report

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (11.12.2021)
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Our annual in-depth review of corporate sustainability / ESG reporting trends is here and available for your reading. In our 2021 report, you will find detailed analysis of the reporting trends of the S&P 500® Index and Russell 1000® Index companies, which shows that ESG reporting is increasingly being adopted by mid-cap companies.

Getting the Most Out of Your ESG Materiality Assessment

In this Insights Paper, thinkPARALLAX provides ESG practitioners with strategies for crafting materiality assessments that lead to meaningful results.
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In this Insights Paper, thinkPARALLAX provides ESG practitioners with strategies for crafting materiality assessments that lead to meaningful results. Engaging stakeholder groups with targeted questions, collaborating across teams, and methodically analyzing data are just a few ways to transform materiality from a requisite box-checking exercise to a key driver of business success. By leveraging an effort already required as part of reporting efforts, companies can better understand impact, risks, and opportunities from all angles.

Live Q&A With a Panel of Investors at Upcoming ESG Integration Forum

Investors and analysts share their views on the evolving ESG space and their expectations of public companies at IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary’s virtual ESG Integration Forum on December 1 and 2.
Press Release

November 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - There are more than 300 potential ESG topics that could be material to a publicly listed company. To help companies understand which areas need more attention, Shounak Bagchi, ESG engagement manager at Cartica; Karin Riechenberg, senior ESG analyst at Sands Capital; Fiona Ross, senior ESG analyst for US equities at abrdn and Isabel Verkes, sustainable investment data research at Arabesque will take questions from the audience on all things ESG.

Building Bioinformatics Program for Students at Historically Black University

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 The United Health Foundation is collaborating with Harris-Stowe State University to help address the gap in the number of diverse college students trained in biomedical sciences.

The United Health Foundation has awarded a $2 million, three-year grant to Harris-Stowe State University to create a bioinformatics program for undergraduate students at the historically Black university located in St. Louis. 

Support Company Leaders in Understanding Climate Risk and Climate Justice

As companies navigate climate risk and advance a net-zero economy, company leaders urgently need to build climate change, climate risk, and climate justice capabilities.
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November 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The message from COP26 is clear, we need to transition to a net-zero economy. Business leaders have a key role to play in ensuring their companies support a just transition.

PUBLIC BENEFIT RESEARCH PROJECT OFFERS FREE CLIMATE RESOURCES

Q&A with Keysight India Leaders: Recent Community Initiatives and Adjustments Made Through Pandemic

By Michele Robinson-Pontbriand | Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
Blog

The Keysight India team has long taken its responsibility to their surrounding community to heart and have done so with alignment to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). Its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts in the country focus on supporting local communities by helping secure livelihoods, imparting knowledge through science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, building environmental consciousness, and most recently providing support during the pandemic. 

Gildan Included on the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the Ninth Consecutive Year

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MONTREAL, November 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) is pleased to announce that it has again been included on the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), one of the world's leading ESG performance rankings for publicly traded companies. This marks Gildan's ninth consecutive year of inclusion since the Company first made the index in 2013.

Gildan Awarded 14th Consecutive FUNDAHRSE Seal for Leading ESG Practices in Honduras

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Gildan is pleased to share that it is once again a recipient of the CSR Seal by the Fundación Hondureña de Responsabilidad Social Empresarial, better known as FUNDAHRSE, for its 2020 work in Honduras. This is the 14th consecutive year that Gildan receives this award designed to recognize organizations that demonstrate leading practices related to human rights, labour practices, governance, environment, operational practices, and employee and community relations.

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