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Leading-Edge Stakeholder-Engagement Metrics Reshaping Companies’ Definitions, Benchmarks for Success
Leading-Edge Stakeholder-Engagement Metrics Reshaping Companies’ Definitions, Benchmarks for Success

1 day ago - On day 1 of New Metrics ’19, representatives from corporates, nonprofits and more explored new ways to quantify the impacts of various forms of stakeholder engagement — from communities to consumers to employees.

North American Companies Lag Behind in Protecting Children’s Rights
North American Companies Lag Behind in Protecting Children’s Rights

1 week ago - New global benchmark study, released today, shows that companies worldwide are making incremental positive changes to protect children’s rights, but need to significantly accelerate the pace, as risks continue to outpace progress.

AT&T Announces Renewable Energy Purchases will Surpass 1.5 Gigawatts of Clean Energy at Climate Week NYC 2019
AT&T Announces Renewable Energy Purchases will Surpass 1.5 Gigawatts of Clean Energy at Climate Week NYC 2019

2 months ago - New Agreements are Part of Company-wide Commitment to Help Address Climate Change

50 Leading Mobile Operators Now Disclosing Climate Impacts Through CDP
50 Leading Mobile Operators Now Disclosing Climate Impacts Through CDP

2 months ago - The commitments are part of a GSMA-led climate initiative to develop a decarbonization pathway for mobile sector.

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180 CEOs Redefine Corporate Purpose to Promote ‘An Economy That Serves All’
180 CEOs Redefine Corporate Purpose to Promote ‘An Economy That Serves All’

3 months ago - The new Statement outlines a modern standard for corporate responsibility; while framed in the context of the US, it should serve as a new standard for business globally. 

AT&T: Think Big. Make a Difference
AT&T: Think Big. Make a Difference

3 months ago - “Think Big” and “Make a Difference." These are not only two of AT&T’s corporate values. They are also key ideals that we in the private sector must follow to accelerate the low-carbon economy transition and address climate change.

AT&T: Future Focused. Purpose Driven.
AT&T: Future Focused. Purpose Driven.

5 months ago - As I was talking with an investor the other day talk about his system of evaluating a company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance, it occurred to me how familiar that discussion was becoming.

AT&T Survey Finds Most Companies View Climate Change as a Priority, but Have Not Yet Evaluated the Risks
AT&T Survey Finds Most Companies View Climate Change as a Priority, but Have Not Yet Evaluated the Risks

5 months ago - AT&T Shares Climate Change Data for Public Risk Analysis, Announces ‘Climate Resiliency Community Challenge’ in Southeast States

AT&T: Until Then, It Can Wait
AT&T: Until Then, It Can Wait

7 months ago - New research shows that 7-in-10 drivers say their smartphone has become essential for getting around. But using your phone behind the wheel can be deadly.

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AT&T Engages U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory on Industry-leading Climate Resiliency Project
AT&T Engages U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory  on Industry-leading Climate Resiliency Project

7 months ago - New Project will Help Assess Risks of Climate Change and Boost Climate Resiliency.

JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018
JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018

11 months ago - JUST Capital and Forbes today released the 2018 list of America’s Most JUST Companies, an annual ranking of the 1,000 largest publicly traded US corporations on the issues Americans care about most, including fair pay and good benefits, customer treatment and privacy, beneficial products, environmental impact, job creation, and community support in the US and abroad, as well as ethical leadership and long-term financial growth.

AT&T and Emerson are Turning Food Waste into Clean Energy and Fertilizer
AT&T and Emerson are Turning Food Waste into Clean Energy and Fertilizer

1 year ago -   Next week Americans across the country will sit down with their friends and families to celebrate Thanksgiving. Collectively, those families will also throw away an estimated 200 million pounds of turkey during the holiday, costing us $293 million as a nation. And that’s just one day! But most food waste comes from supermarkets, restaurants, hotels, hospitals and arenas. Inedible turkey parts such as bones, and skins as well as vegetable stalks and stems, surplus ingredients, and extra pies never make it to a pot or plate.

As Michael Approaches, Companies Are Changing the Way We Weather Natural Disasters
As Michael Approaches, Companies Are Changing the Way We Weather Natural Disasters

1 year ago - Natural disasters are becoming a new reality for many Americans. In 2017 alone, 25 million people, or 8 percent of the U.S. population, were affected by a natural disaster — a “historic year,” according to FEMA. More often, corporates are responding before, during and after natural disasters to serve affected employees, customers and communities. Historically, companies have responded to disasters by providing the basics of food, water, and shelter — often via cash donations to relief organizations. But in the past few years, we have seen more companies bring their competencies, products or services, and people to disaster situations in innovative ways. And they are changing the way communities across the U.S. weather and recover from disasters.

AT&T, G3ict and World Enabled Launch Smart Cities for All Project
AT&T, G3ict and World Enabled Launch Smart Cities for All Project

1 year ago - The Smart Cities for All global initiative, a collaboration of G3ict and World Enabled, two nonprofits with a history of leadership in inclusive, accessible design, to launch a new project, Inclusive Innovation for Smarter Cities. The project is convening leaders from government, industry, and disability organizations to generate new knowledge and tools that define how urban innovation ecosystems, including entrepreneurs, developers, incubators, and accelerators, can create more inclusive apps and technology solutions that impact the lives of all people in cities, including persons with disabilities and older persons.

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AT&T's Historic Commitment to Help Power The Trevor Project
AT&T's Historic Commitment to Help Power The Trevor Project

1 year ago - AT&T has been a champion for its’ LGBTQ employees for over 40 years! In 1975, AT&T was one of the very first American companies to prohibit discrimination against employees based on sexual orientation. In 1998 we adopted one of the very first domestic partner benefits programs for LGBTQ employees. And in 2006 we were one of the first companies to offer transgender-inclusive health care benefits. In 2018, AT&T and The Trevor Project are working together to help ensure LGBTQ youth in crisis know they are loved and never alone. Through a multi-year $1 million contribution and a robust donation of products and services, AT&T will help Trevor expand its crisis intervention services while teaming up at a series of events to empower LGBTQ youth nationwide.

AT&T's ‘Upcycling’ Effort Turns Tourney Signs Into School Backpacks
AT&T's ‘Upcycling’ Effort Turns Tourney Signs Into School Backpacks

1 year ago - Some 10,000 yards of nylon signage from this year’s AT&T Byron Nelson tournament have gone from the clubhouse to schoolhouses in Dallas and Houston. Using a process known as “upcycling,” AT&T worked with a vendor to transform tournament signs into 1,000 student backpacks. “This brings together several key aspects of our corporate responsibility work,” said Nicole Anderson, associate vice president-AT&T Corporate Responsibility. “Our commitment to environmentally friendly practices, employee volunteerism and our continued long-term investment in supporting students and education.”

AT&T's FirstNet Plans Emergency Drop Kits, Creating a ‘Connected Bubble’ for Public Safety
AT&T's FirstNet Plans Emergency Drop Kits, Creating a ‘Connected Bubble’ for Public Safety

1 year ago - In an emergency, communication is critical to response efforts. That’s why former public safety officials and first responders on the AT&T* FirstNet team, in collaboration with Sonim, are creating Emergency Drop Kits. These portable kits will envelop first responders in a 300-foot “connected bubble,” letting them maintain constant communication to better coordinate their response. The Emergency Drop Kits are being designed for use during emergencies in rural and remote areas, as well as areas where communications may be temporarily unavailable. Think wildfires or hurricanes.

SB Corporate Members Receive Top Scores in Disability Equality Index®
SB Corporate Members Receive Top Scores in Disability Equality Index®

1 year ago - The Disability Equality Index® (DEI) is a benchmarking tool that measures a company’s performances in disability inclusion and practices in the workplace. A joint initiative between the American Association of People with Disabilities (AADP) and Disability:IN, the DEI serves as a valuable resource for companies across various industries to improve their workplace disability inclusion policies. After self-report survey, companies are given a score between zero to 100. This year, many of our Sustainable Brands corporate members received a score of 80 or higher:

SB Corporate Members Among Top Community-Minded Companies in 2018 Civic 50 Honorees
SB Corporate Members Among Top Community-Minded Companies in 2018 Civic 50 Honorees

1 year ago - Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, honors the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States each year. The Civic 50 initiative was founded in in 2012 by the National Conference on Citizenship, Points of Light, and Bloomberg LP to provide a national benchmark for corporate citizenship and guide companies towards effective community engagement.

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AT&T Expands its Renewable Energy Program with NextEra Energy Resources
AT&T Expands its Renewable Energy Program with NextEra Energy Resources

1 year ago - To celebrate today’s Global Wind Day, AT&T* is expanding its renewable energy program with NextEra Energy Resources. Together, AT&T and subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources will help to deliver clean energy, create jobs, boost the local economy and support a low-carbon economy. During a groundbreaking ceremony in Webb County, Texas for the first AT&T-backed wind farm project, AT&T announced a new agreement to purchase 300 megawatts (MW) of wind energy. It also announced a scholarship program for students interested in pursuing careers as wind turbine technicians, one of the fastest-growing jobs in the U.S.¹ Delivering renewable energy

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