Ten pharmaceutical companies from the U.S. and Europe have formed a nonprofit to accelerate the development of new drugs. The organization, TransCelerate BioPharma, will be headquartered in Philadelphia.
Several years ago, I got a new assignment at work and suddenly found myself immersed in sustainability reporting. As I set out to learn my new job, I discovered an alphabet soup of acronyms that made my head spin on a daily basis. I tried to make sense of what the experts were saying, but thelanguage seemed to barely resemble English. So, one of my first orders of business was to learn the key acronyms of this new discipline. It was clear to me that if I didn’t understand these, I would continue to be lost and confused a good bit of the time.
General Motors has been recognized as the top automotive solar power user in the U.S. by the Solar Energy Industries Association. The ranking paces GM at number 13 in the top 20 solar-powered companies in the country. GM has announced plans to double its global solar output to 60 megawatts in the next three years, and to increase its renewable energy use by 125 megawatts by 2020.
Food company named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index
(3BL Media) Omaha, NE - September 13, 2012 - ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), one of North America’s leading packaged food companies, today announced that it has been named to two leading sustainability indices. For the second straight year the company has earned a spot on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, and for the first time, the company has been added to the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP’s) 2012 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.
Ecolab promotes the stewardship of natural resources and environmental protection
As individual companies prior to our merger, both Ecolab and Nalco had committed to improving operations and reducing environmental impacts by establishing key environmental metrics. We merged our companies December 1, 2011, and as we complete the integration of the companies in 2012, we will establish new goals for our combined company. As part of that process, we are recapping progress as separate companies through 2011, as a final report on our prior targets.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Northbrook, IL - September 23, 2011 - Allstate Insurance Company announced today it has been named to the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) 2011 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index for its proactive approach to the disclosure of the company’s climate change information.
SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) has scored high marks in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) and Carbon Disclosure Project Global 500 report, advancing its position as a sustainability leader in the software industry.