Intel Arizona RISE Report: Our Commitment to Our Community and Corporate Responsibility

By Liz Shipley | Arizona Public Affairs Director, Intel Corporation

I am so excited to share with you our new Intel Arizona RISE Report.

As Arizona’s largest technology developer and manufacturer, we are committed to being a sustainable and responsible neighbor. Now is the time to help strengthen our Arizona communities – after all, we don’t just work here; we live here too, and we’re invested in the state’s recovery and growth as we look to the future.

From the Fifth Third 2020 ESG Report: ESG Actions

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Fifth Third reported the following ESG actions in its 2020 ESG Report (please see report online for full disclosures):

Ensuring Economic Growth

Three Post COVID-19 Resilience Trends to Watch

Climate-related financial disclosures, the emergence of chief resilience officers and climate adaptation, resilience finance mechanisms are trending post-pandemic.

Note: This is the first article in a series highlighting changes to environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies we expect to see in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This article examines changes to resilience strategies to address volatile markets and supply chains.

In 2020, the year we faced a global pandemic, record-breaking wildfires and political unrest across the U.S., demand for our corporate climate risk, adaptation and resilience services increased by 305 percent.

Striving for Sustainability in Global Food Systems

By Margarita Lysenkova, Manager – Sector Program, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

As the global community gears up for the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit, it is significant that preparations are also underway by Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) to deliver a new sector reporting standard for agriculture, aquaculture, and fishing. The Summit aims to leverage the power of food systems to deliver progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yet, unlocking the contribution of companies in the food production sectors will be impossible without clarity on their sustainable development impacts.

From the Fifth Third 2020 ESG Report: Materiality Assessment


Fifth Third Bancorp recently published its 2020 ESG Report. In it, the Bank detailed the results of its comprehensive materiality assessment. 

Based on the feedback received, the following topics were evaluated and prioritized according to their relative degree of importance. It is of note that all the topics listed are important to Fifth Third. The results of the materiality assessment was used to guide ESG disclosures and reporting. 


GRI to 'Co-Construct' New EU Sustainability Standards

Statement of Cooperation signed between Global reporting Initiative and EFRAG
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July 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The announcement of a Statement of Cooperation between GRI and the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) Project task Force sees both organizations agree to share technical expertise to co-construct new EU sustainability reporting standards and contribute to further global convergence.

From the Fifth Third 2020 ESG Report: The Bank's Approach to ESG

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Fifth Third’s approach to ESG is focused on doing well by doing good. The Bank is focused on generating long-term sustainable value for our stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, employees, communities and regulators.

KeyBank Names Jennifer Eastes as Head of Environmental, Social, Governance

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CLEVLAND, July 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - KeyBank today announced that Jennifer Eastes has joined as Head of Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG).

In this role, Jennifer will work to strengthen Key’s position as a responsible corporate citizen by leading the development and execution of Key’s ESG strategy, including operationalizing ESG programs, driving positive impact in environmental topics, and expanding ESG disclosures. She will report to Eric Fiala, KeyBank’s Head of Corporate Responsibility.

Johnson & Johnson Releases 2020 Health for Humanity Report Highlighting Performance and Progress on Environmental, Social and Governance Priorities

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today published the 2020 Health for Humanity Report (Report), which serves as the Company's annual disclosure on environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and illustrates progress toward fulfilling its corporate purpose to change the trajectory of health for humanity.

The Challenge for Coal Sector of Net Zero and a Just Transition

By Noora Puro, Manager – GRI Sector Program

As the build-up continues to the pandemic-delayed UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), all eyes – and hopefully all agendas – are on how to reach net-zero carbon emissions. And as the International Energy Agency (IEA) made clear in its recent Net Zero by 2050 report, this aim will fall short without a radical decrease this decade in the share of coal in global energy generation.


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