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Schneider Electric's Sustainability Progress and 2020 Goals: Climate, Circular Economy, Health & Equity, Ethics, and Development

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November 26, 2019 - The 2018 – 2020 Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) is a collection of the organization’s sustainability goals, grouped under five megatrends. Schneider Electric uses the SSI to share and measure progress toward their sustainability goals. The 2018 – 2020 Schneider Sustainability Impact statement is audited by a third party and progress is published quarterly.

Doing Their Part to Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals

Innovation in Community Impact Investing

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by Andy Posner, founder, Capital Good Fund 

According to US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investing, Socially Responsible Investing (“SRI”) has reached the $12 trillion asset mark. Unfortunately, the vast majority — 97 percent, to be precise — comprises investments in the traditional capital markets in which decisions are made using Environmental, Social, or Governance (“ESG”) criteria. While I applaud people adding ESG screens to their portfolio, it is imperative that we find ways to support direct, community-level investments.

More Than Just a Toilet: Fusing Partnerships for a Better World

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It’s time to shine a brighter light on a sad and heartbreaking truth: each day people are dying  because of a lack of basic sanitation solutions.  
 
According to the World Health Organization and UNICEF, 1 in 3 people lack access to a toilet, open defecation still exists for 10% of the population, and women and girls spend 266 million hours a day trying to find a safe and discrete place to go. The result? Hygiene-related diseases, like diarrhea, that account for 1 million deaths annually.  This has to end. 
 

Human Rights Campaign: Making a More Inclusive and Accepting World for Everyone

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The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is fighting for a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are truly equal -- from the board room to the homeroom, from the corner store to the ER, and in every single community we call home.

Changing the World One Leader at a Time

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I have always counted myself lucky to be able to work in a field that directly impacts the lives of talented young people preparing themselves for a bright future. As a former president of an HBCU (Historically Black College or University), the majority of students whom I met were intent on creating a future for themselves and their families that brought economic stability.

Sustainability at Web Summit with Schneider Electric

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Web Summit has committed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including Goal 13: Climate Action. Learn more about what we are doing in 2019 to achieve our aspirations.

What is Web Summit doing to address its carbon footprint?

T. Rowe Price Reports on Its Commitment to Clients, Associates, and Communities

Corporate Responsibility Report highlights commitment to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and publishes targets to reduce environmental impact
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October 28, 2019, /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price has released its latest Corporate Responsibility Report, demonstrating its efforts to improve the lives of its clients, associates, and community members. The report specifically addresses the firm’s initiatives to promote financial security, resilient communities, environmental sustainability, and unique perspectives and diversity within its workforce.

CITGO and Discovery Education Introduce the CITGO Fueling Education™ Student Challenge

Students in grades 5-8 invited to identify local issues and develop solutions created to make a world of difference in their community
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Silver Spring, Md., Oct. 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, announce the opening of the CITGO Fueling Education Student Challenge.

Schneider Sustainability Impact 2018-2020 Achieves 2019 7/10 Target a Quarter in Advance with a 7.08/10 Score

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  • Progress on the climate pillar will strongly support the new climate commitments unveiled at Climate Action Summit in New York
  • Few days after its Global Safety Day, the Groups announces a Medical Incident Rate of 0.70, 24% better than the target for 2019
  • Schneider Electric is selected for the DJSI World index for a 7th year, in Equileap’s top 100 list of companies globally leading the way in gender equality and in Fortune’s Change the World 2019 top 10
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  • Progress on the climate pillar will strongly support the new climate commitments unveiled at Climate Action Summit in New York
  • Few days after its Global Safety Day, the Groups announces a Medical Incident Rate of 0.70, 24% better than the target for 2019
  • Schneider Electric is selected for the DJSI World index for a 7th year, in Equileap’s top 100 list of companies globally leading the way in gender equality and in Fortune’s Change the World 2019 top 10

Reporting SDG Impact - Briefing

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It’s almost been 5 years since the Sustainable Development Goals were adopted but what advancement has been made and how can companies make real progress on tackling the goals by 2030?

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