Corporate Sustainability

CR Magazine's 15th Annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List Announcement

To see who made the list this year, please join us on April 24th at 12:00 p.m. EDT.
Press Release

April 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Please join Corporate Responsibility Magazine as it announces its 15th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. EDT. This list recognizes public companies which had outstanding corporate-responsibility performances in 2013.

The Tone at the Top

Huntsman is dedicated to sustainability, from the bottom to the top

We tackle complex issues through innovative solutions. Solutions that benefit our associates, shareholders, customers and the communities where we operate. We’re tackling everything from emissions and water-use reduction at our sites to products that make cities more efficient; from pioneering technologies to more efficient processes. For us, sustainability doesn't end at our gate. Over the coming weeks we will explore how our various product divisions approach sustainability. For now, see how our leadership drives our corporate sustainability.


Johnson Controls Named To 2014 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index

List recognizes gold standard in corporate sustainability
Press Release

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building, and energy storage industries, announced today Corporate Knights has again put the company on its 2014 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index. The Global 100 is an annual project and inclusion on the list is limited to a select group of the top 100 large-cap companies in the world. The Global 100 is recognized as the gold standard in corporate sustainability analysis and ranking.

Sustainability Means Integration, Engagement and Resilience for Leadership Companies

Press Release

Jan. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The one-time promise that sustainability could become a business management paradigm has started to take hold within leadership companies, according to “Planning for a Sustainable Future”, a trends report published today by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM).

NAEM is the largest professional association for corporate environment, health and safety, and sustainability decision-makers.

Design With Intent

Sustainability in Product Design

Every time I go to the store to purchase a product, I’m struck by how many examples of products and packaging I see that are virtually impossible to recycle because of choices made in the design of the item. Why even last week I spent a day with a major retail’s Sr. Leadership and Buyers, walking a store reviewing the many products and packages that simply fall short. 

New Study shows 51 of Top 100 Companies are Emitting Unsustainable Levels of CO2

Top performers earn their scores by decoupling business growth from emissions; of companies performing well, Autodesk, Unilever and Eli Lilly take top three spots
Press Release

December 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ ---If a company claims that it plans to reduce its carbon footprint 15% by 2020, is that good?  Better yet, is it enough?---   

Climate Counts and the Center for Sustainable Organizations have released a first-of-its-kind study on sustainability context: Assessing Corporate Emissions Performance through the Lens of Climate Science.

Businesses Need to Prepare for Sea Level Rise

Author John Englander says Sea Level Rise is a Manageable Risk if Companies Begin Today
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For the past 6,000 years--the duration of human civilization--sea level has remained relatively unchanged. That is no longer the case today. Sea level rise is now moving the shoreline inland, posing new challenges for businesses and communities. At NAEM's Forum last week in Montreal, John Englander, author of "High Tide on Main Street," illuminated the business risks and made the case for 'intelligent adaptation' to more than 500 corporate EHS and sustainability leaders. In this video interview, he discusses the science and shares some of the highlights from his keynote presentation.

Practicing Sustainability in the Real World

By Kate Even Sustainability Communications Intern at AMCOL International Corp.
When I first arrived at AMCOL International Corp. to begin my summer internship working on sustainability communications for the environment, health and safety (EHS) department, I set ambitious goals for myself. I thought I would be able to come in, tell them what they needed to do to advance their sustainability program and we would be on our way. I quickly learned that it doesn’t work that way in the real world.

NAEM Announces 2014 Conference Topics

Press Release

September 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) today announced the topics for its 2014 professional development conferences for environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability leaders.


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