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It's Proxy Season, and All Eyes Are on ESG Reporting

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Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters are getting more face time at annual shareholder meetings, with questions for CEOs and companies.
  
As proxy season rolls on, Workiva Senior Director of ESG Mandi McReynolds talks with Marty Vanderploeg of Workiva for a CEO’s perspective and with Financial Services Industry Principal Arthy Kumar for what individual investors can look for in a company’s sustainability reporting. 

The Arbor Day Foundation and International Paper Grow Trees, Partnership

Partnership will increase in 2021 with additional planting events and systemic recovery focus
Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb. , May 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper, one of the world’s leading producers of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp, and paper, and the Arbor Day Foundation announce their intention to grow their partnership in 2021.

BIER Member Spotlight: Simon Boas Hoffmeyer

Meet Simon Boas Hoffmeyer
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Name: Simon Boas Hoffmeyer, Senior Director, Sustainability & Communications

Company: Carlsberg Group

Connect with Simon on LinkedIn and Twitter

La Red de Innovación e Impacto - Conoce a Cámara de Comercio, Industrias y Agricultura de Chiriquí (CAMCHI)

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A través de la Iniciativa La Red de Innovación e Impacto programa, WEC y nuestros socios apoyamos a las pequeñas y medianas empresas que están acelerando el desarrollo empresarial y promoviendo el crecimiento económico sostenible en América Latina. Conoce a una de las organizaciones miembro de La Red con este foco:

La Red de Innovación e Impacto - Meet Cámara de Comercio, Industrias y Agricultura de Chiriquí (CAMCHI)

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Through the La Red de Innovación e Impacto program, WEC and our partners support small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs) that are accelerating business development and promoting sustainable economic growth in Latin America. Meet one of our La Red members:

Sharper Focus on Sustainability in Sectors

Public comment open for two draft GRI Sector Standards – covering agriculture, aquaculture, fishing, and coal
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May 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A consultation has launched to gather feedback on two proposed new Standards under GRI’s Sector Program, which will increase transparency within sectors by focusing attention on the sustainability issues that matter most.

Adding to the Oil and Gas Sector Standard, which is currently being finalized, the GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) has announced exposure drafts for:

Keysight Technologies Commits to Net Zero Emissions by End of 2040

Highlights role of solutions and services in enabling environmental sustainability technologies
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SANTA ROSA, Calif. May 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that delivers advanced design and validation solutions to help accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, has announced that it will achieve net zero emissions in its operations by end of fiscal year 2040, a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement’s timeline. 

Cartoon Networking

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Children are our future – and it’s never too early to start teaching them about the conservation and importance of protecting our environment. 

But capturing their interest can be challenging when they’re young. So, CLP Power is using animation as a smart way for teachers and parents to get the message across.

By combining moving images, simple text, sound effects and engaging storylines, cartoons take young children away into a world of entertainment and learning... 

Verizon Deepens Commitment To Help Vulnerable Communities and Bridge Digital Divide

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2020-2025 responsible business investment to exceed $3 billion

Builds upon Fios Forward and now offers Emergency Broadband Benefit program for qualifying customers

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2020-2025 responsible business investment to exceed $3 billion

Builds upon Fios Forward and now offers Emergency Broadband Benefit program for qualifying customers

Cummins CEO Promotes ESG Progress at Annual Meeting

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Despite the pandemic, Cummins was able to make significant progress on its environmental, social and governance (ESG) priorities in 2020, Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger told shareholders and guests at the company’s Annual Meeting earlier this month.

The Cummins leader said the progress will be critical to achieve the goals and aspirations included in the company's PLANET 2050 environmental sustainability strategy.

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