Corporate Responsibility

Mobilizing for a Thriving Planet on Earth Day, and Every Day

By Brigitta Witt, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability
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T-Mobile achieved its industry-leading carbon emission reduction targets in December 2021, four years ahead of the original 2025 goal.

On Earth Day (April 22), T-Mobile is offsetting the emissions from customers’ wireless device usage for 24 hours – the equivalent of taking 100K cars off the road!

As part of its carbon reduction plan, the Un-carrier is offering customers the chance to donate $1 on behalf of T-Mobile through the T-Mobile Tuesdays app to support the Family Forest Carbon Program (up to $300K).

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T-Mobile achieved its industry-leading carbon emission reduction targets in December 2021, four years ahead of the original 2025 goal.

On Earth Day (April 22), T-Mobile is offsetting the emissions from customers’ wireless device usage for 24 hours – the equivalent of taking 100K cars off the road!

As part of its carbon reduction plan, the Un-carrier is offering customers the chance to donate $1 on behalf of T-Mobile through the T-Mobile Tuesdays app to support the Family Forest Carbon Program (up to $300K).

In an Extraordinary Year, Vertex Continues Its Unwavering Commitment to Corporate Responsibility; Announces 2021 CR Report

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2021 was an important year for Vertex and one that positioned the company well for the future as they continued to discover, develop and commercialize transformative medicines for people with serious diseases while demonstrating an unwavering commitment to corporate responsibility.

TD SYNNEX Announces Corporate Citizenship Program

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FREMONT, Calif., & CLEARWATER, Fla., March 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - TD SYNNEX (NYSE: SNX) announced the launch of its first corporate citizenship program, including its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) framework across the global organization.

From Nigeria to Buffalo: How Chiwuike Owunwanne's Journey Is Helping KeyBank Lean in to the Communities It Serves

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Chiwuike “Chi-Chi” Owunwanne, KeyBank’s new Corporate Responsibility Officer in Buffalo, Rochester and Eastern Pennsylvania, brings a unique perspective to his role. Born in Nigeria, Owunwanne lived in the village of Akirika-Uku until he was 12-years-old when he left to join his parents in Buffalo.

Owunwanne’s upbringing and his experience in the community development and financial industries gives him a one-of-a-kind understanding of the role financial institutions can play in helping neighborhoods remain vibrant while giving everyone an inclusive voice.

Freeport-McMoRan Included in 2022 America's Most Responsible Companies List

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January 28, 2022 - Freeport-McMoRan was named one of the top large corporations in the United States for its environmental, social and governance practices in new rankings published by Newsweek in their 2022 World's Most Responsible Companies list. The company finished 419th on the list of the 500 most responsible companies based on ESG performance. This is the second time Freeport has been named on the list since its inception in 2020.

The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility Opens Its Annual Corporate Inclusion Index Survey for 2022 Participation

Since 2009, Survey is Among the Most Followed Measures of Corporate Accountability in the Hispanic Community
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WASHINGTON, January 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) announces that its annual Corporate Inclusion Index (CII) survey for 2022 opens today. The annual corporate accountability survey offers corporations a tool for measuring Hispanic inclusion its four pillars of economic reciprocity: employment, procurement, philanthropy, and governance.

Enviva's Track & Trace® Data and Systems Verified by Preferred by Nature in Inaugural, Independent Audit

Committed to responsible sourcing and transparency, Enviva reports its Track & Trace® data for the first half of 2021 and announces conformance to its newly developed Track & Trace Standard
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Enviva Partners, LP (NYSE: EVA) (“Enviva”), the world’s largest producer of industrial wood pellets, has published sourcing data for the first half of 2021 as well as the results of the first independent audit to its Track & Trace® Standard (the “Standard”).

Global Research Project Curates Best Practical Resources to Embed Corporate Sustainability

In the rapidly evolving world of sustainability and ESG, it is challenging for companies to find quality guidance and insights. A global research project, the Embedding Project curates the best practical content to embed sustainability.
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December 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - If we’ve learnt anything this year, it’s that the world has started to care about ESG and sustainability. More than ever, people are taking note of corporate sustainability performance. As a result, the number of companies, consultants, and academics who are writing about the topic is proliferating accordingly. Small wonder then, that many sustainability practitioners feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information, let alone having the time to assess its quality.

Bacardi Outlines How It Is Doing the Right Thing for the Planet

Bacardi publishes ‘The Way We Serve’ Corporate Responsibility Report for Fiscal Year 2021 with an in-depth look at initiatives in four priority areas
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, November 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Since it was founded in 1862, family-owned Bacardi has always ensured that while making exceptional spirits, which are enjoyed around the world, it does so responsibly. Today, the world’s largest privately held company published its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Corporate Responsibility Report outlining its commitments to its employees, customers, suppliers, consumers, and communities. Bacardi invests in Corporate Responsibility (CR) initiatives that set goals for a safer, brighter, and greener future for all.

Highlights From Taproot Foundation's 2021 U.S. Pro Bono Summit

Taproot Foundation celebrated its annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit, exploring how the power of pro bono service can transform nonprofits and social change organizations.
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Taproot’s 2021 Pro Bono Summit provided innovative tips and facilitated open discussions between corporate pro bono practitioners to share best practices and challenges in developing skills-based volunteering opportunities.

Key takeaways from the five webinars touched on critical aspects of capacity-building, board development, DEI in pro bono support, and more.

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