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BofA Commits $300 Billion by 2030 to Low-Carbon, Sustainable Business
BofA Commits $300 Billion by 2030 to Low-Carbon, Sustainable Business

4 months ago - Bank’s third environmental commitment is designed to advance solutions to issues aligned with the SDGs — including sustainable energy and transportation, climate resiliency, clean water and sanitation.

SB Corporate Members Named to Dow Jones Sustainability 2018 Indices
SB Corporate Members Named to Dow Jones Sustainability 2018 Indices

11 months ago - The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 2018 have been released, with many Sustainable Brands Corporate Members retaining their spots as global sustainability leaders. Created in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices benchmark sustainability performance and sustainability investment for companies around the globe. Companies are assessed based on corporate economic, social, and environmental performance.

Mastercard & Bank of America Support Small Business Growth with Launch of Second Annual “Grow Your Biz Contest”
Mastercard & Bank of America Support Small Business Growth with Launch of Second Annual “Grow Your Biz Contest”

11 months ago - Sixty percent of small businesses nationwide are planning to grow their businesses over the next five years*. Mastercard and Bank of America want to help them do just that with the launch of the second annual Grow Your Biz Contest, a call to action for small business owners from across the country to pitch their business for the opportunity to win $25k and business consultation with industry experts.**

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:

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Trending: BofA, Lloyds, CBL Foster Clean Investments with Bond, Lending, Emissions Credits
Trending: BofA, Lloyds, CBL Foster Clean Investments with Bond, Lending, Emissions Credits

1 year ago - Projects that reduce emissions, generate clean energy or aid sustainable development could benefit from more financial support this year thanks to recent announcements from financial firms in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. From Bank of America (BofA) issuing its fourth and largest green bond to date, to Lloyds Banking Group’s new £2 billion scheme to offer discounted financing and a partnership that will see more emissions reduction credits listed on CBL Markets (CBL)’s global exchange, it’s been a good month for green investments.

Bank of America Issues Fourth and Largest Corporate Green Bond for $2.25 Billion
Bank of America Issues Fourth and Largest Corporate Green Bond for $2.25 Billion

1 year ago - Bank of America Corporation announced today the issuance of its fourth and largest green bond for $2.25 billion in aggregate principal amount, furthering the company’s commitment to deploying capital to advance sustainable projects. The bond’s proceeds will support increasing renewable energy generation. With this offering, Bank of America becomes the first U.S. financial institution to issue four corporate green bonds, raising a total of $4.35 billion for renewable energy projects since 2013. The company has also been the leading underwriter of green bonds globally since 2007, underscoring its continued leadership in addressing climate change by financing the transition to a low-carbon, sustainable economy.

DOE’s Better Buildings Partners Have Saved $3.1B, 380T BTUs
DOE’s Better Buildings Partners Have Saved $3.1B, 380T BTUs

1 year ago - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Better Buildings Initiative has grown to include more than 900 organizations, which represent 30 of the country’s Fortune 100 companies, 12 of the top 25 U.S. employers, 12 percent of the U.S. manufacturing footprint and 13 percent of total commercial building space, as well as 28 states and close to 100 cities and counties across the nation. Even more impressive is the progress they have made through the program.

Bank of America to Join New Stanford Strategic Energy Alliance
Bank of America to Join New Stanford Strategic Energy Alliance

1 year ago - Bank of America has been named a founding member of the newly formed Stanford Strategic Energy Alliance, which will facilitate research and education between companies and faculty members with shared scholarly interests.

$94B Needed to Realize RE100 Renewable Energy Targets by 2030
$94B Needed to Realize RE100 Renewable Energy Targets by 2030

1 year ago - Bloomberg New Energy Finance has released a new report that reveals that signatories of the RE100 initiative have a long way to go to achieve their 100 percent renewable energy targets by 2030. For the initiative’s 128 members to meet their goal, they will need to spend an estimated $94 billion. According to Bloomberg, this is enough to procure 172 TWh of renewable power and add 87 gigawatts of new wind and solar power capacity.

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CDP Names 58 Companies Leading the Charge Against Climate-Related Supply Chain Risks
CDP Names 58 Companies Leading the Charge Against Climate-Related Supply Chain Risks

1 year ago - The number of companies committed to tackling emissions in the supply chain has doubled over the last year, according to new research from CDP and McKinsey & Company.

104 Companies Join Bloomberg’s Inaugural Gender-Equality Index
104 Companies Join Bloomberg’s Inaugural Gender-Equality Index

1 year ago - Over 100 companies spanning 24 countries and 10 sectors have joined Bloomberg’s inaugural Gender-Equality Index (GEI), a reference index measuring gender equality across internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement, and gender-conscious product offerings.

GRID Alternatives Announces Major Workforce Development Grant From Bank of America Charitable Foundation
GRID Alternatives Announces Major Workforce Development Grant From Bank of America Charitable Foundation

1 year ago - GRID Alternatives, a national leader in making clean, affordable solar power and solar jobs accessible to low-income communities, announced today a $500,000 grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support its SolarCorps Fellowship Program. This national grant builds on the bank’s past support for GRID in locations in California and Colorado.

Report Details Economic Benefits of Bank of America’s $125 Billion Environmental Business Initiative
Report Details Economic Benefits of Bank of America’s $125 Billion Environmental Business Initiative

1 year ago - Today, Bank of America released “Banking on a Low-Carbon Economy: The Economic Impacts of Bank of America’s $125 Billion Environmental Business Initiative.” The report, based on analysis conducted by consulting firm EY, examines the economic impacts of a $12.6 billion subset of the company’s $125 billion environmental business commi

Appeal of Conscience Foundation to Honor Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever and Brian Moynihan, Chairman and CEO of Bank of America
Appeal of Conscience Foundation to Honor Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever and Brian Moynihan, Chairman and CEO of Bank of America

1 year ago - The Appeal of Conscience Foundation, an interfaith organization, will present the 2017 Appeal of Conscience Awards to three prominent global corporate leaders from the United States, Europe and Asia at the 52nd Annual Appeal of Conscience Awards Dinner to be held at the New York Hilton on Monday evening, September 18th. The honorees are: Paul Polman, Chief Executive Officer of Unilever, Brian Moynihan, Chairman and CEO of Bank of America and Masayoshi Son, Chairman and CEO of SoftBank Group.

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Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2017 Recognize Bank of America for Global Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility and Advisory
Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2017 Recognize Bank of America for Global Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility and Advisory

2 years ago - Euromoney magazine this week named Bank of America the World’s Best Bank in two key areas: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Advisory. Best Bank for CSR: This award goes to the firm that demonstrates excellence in its initiatives, achievements and milestones, and how it has helped clients improve their CSR credentials. Charitable and philanthropic ventures are important, but Euromoney focused its deliberations on those that provide financial or market solutions.

Harris Poll: Consumers Split on Companies' Social Responsibility Motivations
Harris Poll: Consumers Split on Companies' Social Responsibility Motivations

2 years ago - Long gone are the days when acting in a socially responsible manner was optional. Consumers now demand it and expectations are shifting to include how companies can create social value for stakeholders across the value chain. The annual Harris Poll Reputation Quotient, which quantifies reputation ratings for the 100 most visible companies in the U.S., as perceived by the general public, provides a glimpse at how companies are stacking up in the changing corporate reputation landscape. In its latest study, U.S.

New CDP Data Reveals US Suppliers Represent One-Third Global Carbon-Reduction Opportunities
New CDP Data Reveals US Suppliers Represent One-Third Global Carbon-Reduction Opportunities

2 years ago - Back in January, CDP released its annual Global Supply Chain Report 2017, highlighting the work of businesses around the world in helping reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In 2016 alone, the world’s largest purchasing organizations used their buying clout to drive down emissions by 434 million tons of CO2 — more than France’s total GHG emissions in 2014.

CDP, Bank of America, Barclays Introduce World's First Investment-Grade Carbon Pricing Scheme
CDP, Bank of America, Barclays Introduce World's First Investment-Grade Carbon Pricing Scheme

2 years ago - While the adoption of carbon pricing is on the rise, members of the We Mean Business Coalition, including Barclays, Bank of America and Hermes Investment Management have introduced the world’s first investment-grade carbon pricing system for the power sector — which accounts for one-quarter of global emissions — in an effort to accelerate the transformation needed to limit global warming to a 2°C scenario.

SB Corporate Members Named As CR's 100 Best Corporate Citizens
SB Corporate Members Named As CR's 100 Best Corporate Citizens

2 years ago - Sustainable Brands Corporate Members Hasbro, Campbell Soup Co, and Cisco Systems have been ranked in the top ten of CR's Best Corporate CItizens List. Other corporate members on the list include Kimberly-Clark, AT&T, PepsiCo, CVS, Disney, 3M, Procter & Gamble, General Motors, Hershey, Target, and Bank of America.

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Philips' Sustainability Performance Influences Interest Rate for New Revolving Credit Facility
Philips' Sustainability Performance Influences Interest Rate for New Revolving Credit Facility

2 years ago - Royal Philips (Philips), a leader in health technology, has announced an agreement with a consortium of sixteen banks for a new €1 billion Revolving Credit Facility with an interest rate that will be dependent on the company’s year-on-year sustainability performance improvement.

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