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Fortune Magazine Names Medtronic Among "Most Admired Companies" in 2020

Annual list recognizes the best-regarded companies spanning 52 industries
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Fortune Magazine announced today that Medtronic is among its 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies. The annual list includes the best-regarded companies spanning 52 industries, and is based on input from executives, directors, and analysts. They rank companies in their respective industries on nine criteria including investment value, quality of management, products, social responsibility, and ability to attract talent. A company’s score must rank in the top half of its industry to be listed.

This year Medtronic ranked second within the Medical Products and Equipment category.

Metlife Named to ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ List by Fortune Magazine

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NEW YORK, January 22, 2020 /3BL Media/— MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has been named to Fortune magazine’s 2020 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” Seven life and health insurers were included on the annual snapshot of the best-regarded companies across 52 industries. 

FedEx Earns No. 14 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List

Only company in the Delivery category ranked in the Top 20
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ —FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is once again ranked among the most admired companies in the world, according to a survey published in FORTUNE magazine.

The annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report released today lists FedEx as the No. ­­­14 ranked company overall, tied with American Express and Netflix.  The survey measures nine attributes related to the company’s financial performance and corporate reputation.

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends to Follow in 2020

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2019 was a pivotal year in Corporate Social Responsibility as the concepts of corporate responsibility and sustainability received significant media attention, and the trends that I identified last year at this time (better dialogue, more learning, more disaster prevention, greater equity and the growing importance of Generation Z-ers) remained timely and relevant. Still, 2020 promises to bring more challenges and opportunities to the field, and leaders should pay attention to these developing global trends in Corporate Social Responsibility:

The Future of Preservation is Sustainable Tourism

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Lately, there have been several news items about cultural heritage sites that are either under siege by tourists or the environment. Venice is under water. The Louvre is overrun by visitors seeking a selfie with the Mona Lisa. Pompeii needs saving after its just-completed extensive restoration. Machu Picchu is under threat from a planned international airport in the Sacred Valley. 

Sodexo Participates in HACR’s Research Initiative Aimed at Measuring Hispanic Inclusion in Corporate America

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today its participation in the 2019 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII), a research initiative conducted by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) and the HACR Research Institute, aimed at measuring Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America. Sodexo received a five-star rating in HACR’s employment and governance pillars.

Ecolab's Douglas Baker is the First Recipient of the Dayton Award

Caux Round Table for Moral Capitalism Created Award to Recognize Minnesota Business Leadership for Corporate Responsibility
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ST. PAUL, Minn. November 26, 2019 /3BL Media/  – Douglas M. Baker, Jr., chairman and CEO of Ecolab Inc., has received the Dayton Award for Distinction in Moral Capitalism from the Caux Round Table for Moral Capitalism. The award, presented Nov. 22, recognizes Minnesota business leaders for corporate responsibility and celebrates big picture thinking about how business improves lives and societies.

U.S. Department of Labor Presents Sodexo With Platinum HIRE Vets Medallion

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a leading food services and facilities management company, announced today that its United States Marine Corps (USMC) East Coast operations earned a Platinum Award through the HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program. This is the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development.

MetLife Recognized for Commitment to Hispanic Inclusion

For the eighth year in a row, MetLife has received the HACR Award for Corporate Inclusion.
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NEW YORK, /3BL Media/ - MetLife, Inc., announced that, for the eighth year in a row, it has received the HACR Award for Corporate Inclusion, in recognition of its success in promoting Hispanic inclusion.

MetLife Named to Working Mother’s “100 Best Companies” List for 21st Year in a Row

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NEW YORK, /3BL Media/ - MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced that, for the 21st year in a row, it has earned a spot on Working Mother’s “100 Best Companies” list for its commitment to a culture, programs and policies that support working families.

“An energized and diverse workforce drives innovation and enables us to deliver on our purpose,” said Cindy Pace, MetLife’s global chief diversity and inclusion officer. “MetLife is committed to supporting our working parents through inclusive programs and policies that enhance the experience of employees with families.”

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