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Nominate a World-Changing Company for 2017 Fortune Change the World List

Fortune to honor 50 companies creating positive social impact through core business activities

For the third year in a row, Fortune will publish the Change the World List which spotlights the top 50 companies that address major social problems as a core part of their business strategy and innovation activities. The Shared Value Initiative and our parent organization, FSG, serve as research partners on this list and are seeking company nominations for 2017 which will be published in September. To be considered for the 2017 Change the World List, please complete the nomination form by June 30, 2017.

Xylem Wins China Women and Children’s Philanthropy Award For Xylem Watermark Program


On April 8, Xylem was awarded the China Women and Children’s Philanthropy Award for the company’s corporate citizenship program, Xylem Watermark. Xylem was among 244 recipients who were recognized for their contributions to advancing women during an awards ceremony held by China Women’s Development Foundation in conjunction with China Children’s Foundation, and sponsored by the All-China Women’s Federation, a women’s rights organization that has been operating for over 60 years.

Xylem Honored for Engaging Colleagues in Service Around the Globe

Xylem Watermark received the Gold Halo Award in the Employee Engagement category
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RYE BROOK, N.Y., June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today it has been honored by Engage for Good (formerly the Cause Marketing Forum) with the Gold Halo Award in the Employee Engagement category. 

The Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing. The award looks at social good campaigns and initiatives targeted at employees and/or consumers involving a company and a cause. 

Letter from Weatherford's Sustainability Committee


Weatherford is a global company that helps to provide energy to the world for today and tomorrow while ensuring benefits for all of our stakeholders through responsible operations, sustainable performance, world-class people, and global citizenship. We are guided by our operational principles and Code of Conduct and will operate our business of providing services to the upstream oil and gas industry in an ethical, safe, and profitable manner.

Engaging Employees in CSR Activity Creates Alignment with Corporate Values

Bacardi enlisted employees globally in the fight to reduce plastic waste.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives work best when they’re connected to what an organization does. Spirits company Bacardi Limited has tied sustainability efforts to the resources required to make its products, including water, and has earned first place in the “Corporate Social Responsibility” category of Ragan’s 2016 Employee Communications as a result.

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The Search is On at the UN Global Compact for SDG Pioneers!


The UN Global Compact, as part of its Making Global Goals Local Business campaign, has launched the search for the 2017 class of SDG Pioneers – business leaders who are doing an exceptional job of taking action to advance the Global Goals.

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The UN Global Compact, as part of its Making Global Goals Local Business campaign, has launched the search for the 2017 class of SDG Pioneers – business leaders who are doing an exceptional job of taking action to advance the Global Goals.

CSX Again Named a Best Corporate Citizen

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May 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CSX Corporation (Nasdaq:CSX) recently was named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine's list of Best Corporate Citizens for 2017.  The company ranked 55th in its fifth appearance on the list and was the only railroad within the top 100.

Honor Great CSR Work - Nominate for the 2017 Citizens Awards!


Recognize an outstanding corporate citizenship program by nominating them for our 2017 Corporate Citizenship Awards. The deadline to submit applications is June 23.

The Citizens Awards honors excellence in corporate citizenship. Over the past 18 years, some of the most accomplished social and community initiatives within the business sector have been recognized through the Citizens Awards. 

Abbott Again Named One of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by CR Magazine

Company earns a place on the list for the ninth consecutive year

Abbott was again recognized by Corporate Responsibility Magazine on its annual list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens.  The company ranked No. 11 this year, and has been on the list for nine consecutive years.

Annual Award Honors Medtronic as "Corporate Citizen" Leader

Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognizes Medtronic on 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Spend a few moments with Medtronic Chairman and CEO Omar Ishrak and one thing is clear – Medtronic is driven to make a difference.

“We’re committed to putting the full power of our technologies, resources, and our people to work with new partners, in new ways, to create a new era in healthcare,” says Ishrak.

That impact gained recognition in April after Corporate Responsibility Magazine listed Medtronic on its 18th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2017


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