ESG CSR News

Albertsons Companies Continues Its Efforts for Racial Equity With Enhanced Supplier Diversity Program

Company enters new vendor partnerships to increase diverse suppliers’ access to capital and provide more opportunities for collaboration
Press Release

BOISE, Idaho, June 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) today announced the launch of several new vendor partnerships aimed at helping the company boost supplier diversity as the company reaffirms its commitment
to racial equity.

Ceres Company Network Welcomes Fifth Third Bank

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As part of its commitment to be a leader in sustainability, Fifth Third Bank recently joined the Ceres Company Network. By joining, Fifth Third has become part of a network of 60 companies who commit to achieving robust sustainability goals, improving resiliency in their operations and supply chains, and advancing market-based and equitable solutions to the world’s biggest sustainability challenges.

1 Trillion Gallons of Water Being Recycled Using Xylem Technology

Company’s 2020 Sustainability Report tracks progress in tackling critical global challenges of water access, affordability and resilience
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  • Helping customers reuse 4.3B m3 of water, or more than 1 trillion gallons, equivalent to almost two million Olympic swimming pools
  • Technology kept 1.4B m3 of polluted water from potentially flooding communities and entering waterways
  • Assisted 4.1M underserved people to get access to clean water and sanitation
  • Doubled philanthropy to provide COVID relief to colleagues, communities
  • 10 of Xylem’s 22 major facilities now operating on 100% renewable electricity
Press Release
  • Helping customers reuse 4.3B m3 of water, or more than 1 trillion gallons, equivalent to almost two million Olympic swimming pools
  • Technology kept 1.4B m3 of polluted water from potentially flooding communities and entering waterways
  • Assisted 4.1M underserved people to get access to clean water and sanitation
  • Doubled philanthropy to provide COVID relief to colleagues, communities
  • 10 of Xylem’s 22 major facilities now operating on 100% renewable electricity

Why Double-Materiality Is Crucial for Reporting Organizational Impacts

Research sets out benefits of robust sustainability reporting, alongside financial disclosure
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A white paper commissioned by GRI investigates the application of materiality in sustainability reporting – highlighting why disclosing impacts that go beyond those that are financially material benefits organizations while supporting sustainable development.

Backing from PwC for GRI's Sustainability Standards Setting

PwC supports Global Standards Fund
Press Release

May 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - An initiative to safeguard the continued development of the GRI Standards has secured a new supporter. Multinational professional services network PwC has joined the GRI Global Standards Fund.

Safety Month: Common Injuries and Avoidance

Choosing to be Safe Every Day in the field, in the office, and at home by using our Focus 4 Injury Prevention Program to help us avoid common types of injuries
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Join Tetra Tech’s Health & Safety team in recognizing Safety Month during June by reaffirming our commitment to being Safe Every Day.

3BL Media's 100 Best Corporate Citizens Ranking Highlights the Power of Data-Driven Purpose

Nearly half of all companies recognized as ESG leaders use Benevity software to create, deliver and measure purpose programs
Press Release

CALGARY, Alberta, May 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, is celebrating companies named to 3BL Media’s 2021 list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens. Most notably, 43 Benevity clients have been named to the list, including nearly three quarters of those in the top 25.

On the Job: A Chat With HP's New Chief Information Officer, Ron Guerrier

Why the company’s commitment to racial, social, and environmental justice was key to him joining.
Blog

By Leigh-Ann Jackson

Over the past 20 years, Ron Guerrier has served as Chief Information Officer for multiple Fortune 500 firms, as well as the State of Illinois. No matter the post, he’s been driven by a desire to promote equality in the tech field and beyond. In September, the Chicago-based innovator stepped into the CIO role at HP, with the goal of building out its IT organization and overseeing company-wide digitization. But he’s also eager to further the company’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

We Rise Q&A: Natasha Hodas on Reducing Carbon Emissions and Combating Climate Change

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As part of our 2030 goals, we are raising the bar for ourselves and evolving our corporate responsibility strategy to increase the scale of our work with others to create a more responsible, inclusive, and sustainable world, enabled by technology and our collective actions. We sat down with Natasha Hodas, a Carbon Footprint Program Manager, to discuss snowstorms, greenhouse gases and how to prioritize climate change as companies grow.

Empowering Our Communities

We want the communities where we live and work to thrive, and to help others revitalize their communities as well.
Article

Around the world, we support education, learning and upskilling. This commitment was intensely tested throughout the global pandemic in 2020, and our people and business met the challenge with extraordinary effort and resolve.

Fighting the COVID-19 Global Pandemic

In navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, we quickly aligned our global organization around three priorities and took actions to protect our employees and the business while positioning the company to thrive.

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