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Detroit Ento: Building a People-Powered, Purpose-Forward Food Future
Detroit Ento: Building a People-Powered, Purpose-Forward Food Future

1 year ago - As we get ready to judge our semi-finalists for the 2018 Sustainable Brands Innovation Open, we wanted to check in with last year’s competitors to learn about the impacts they continue to have on the business world. Here, we catch up with our 2017 winner, Detroit Ento.

JPMorgan Chase Sinks $900K Into Sustainable Infrastructure for Detroit
JPMorgan Chase Sinks $900K Into Sustainable Infrastructure for Detroit

1 year ago - JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPMorgan Chase) is doing its part to get Detroit back on its feet, announcing a $900,000 investment to support sustainable infrastructure projects in the former Motor City. The firm has also revealed plans to retrofit over 70 percent of Chase branches in the city with LED lights and new building management systems.

JPMorgan Chase, DSM, Apple Top Fortune's 2017 ‘Change the World’ List
JPMorgan Chase, DSM, Apple Top Fortune's 2017 ‘Change the World’ List

1 year ago - Bringing the business case for sustainability to the forefront, Fortune has released its third annual Change the World list, which highlights companies who are having a positive social or environmental impact on the world through their core business strategy. The fifty selected companies, which span a variety of industries, come from all across the globe and have annual revenues of at least $1 billion. In partnership with FSG and Shared Value Initiative, Fortune ranks companies across three main criteria:

JP Morgan Commits to 100% Renewables, Launches $200B Clean Financing Fund
JP Morgan Commits to 100% Renewables, Launches $200B Clean Financing Fund

2 years ago - After recently announcing plans to retrofit 4,500 Chase branches across the US in partnership with Current, powered by GE, JP Morgan has pledged to transition to 100 percent renewable energy by 2020 and facilitate $200 billion in

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Trending: JPMorgan, GSK Strike Up New Partnerships to Save Energy, Tackle CO2
Trending: JPMorgan, GSK Strike Up New Partnerships to Save Energy, Tackle CO2

2 years ago - When it comes to achieving bold sustainability goals, every action counts — a concept that is catching on fast with industry heavy hitters such as JPMorgan and GSK. The two companies have struck up new partnerships with GE and Schneider Electric, respectively, to tackle emissions and resource inefficiencies that threaten to impede their climate progress.

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.

How LinkedIn Is Working to Connect Hard-to-Reach Job Seekers With New Opportunities
How LinkedIn Is Working to Connect Hard-to-Reach Job Seekers With New Opportunities

3 years ago - News Deeply, in partnership with Sustainable Brands, has produced a series of profiles looking at how brands are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges. The goal is to examine trends and gather insights from a new wave of corporate citizenship – in an era when the private sector is increasingly expected to play a positive role in improving our lives and societies. This is the 5th article in the series.

Focus on Women in Communication, STEM, Finance ‘the Biggest Bang for the Buck’
Focus on Women in Communication, STEM, Finance ‘the Biggest Bang for the Buck’

3 years ago - Building on the inspiration and energy from day one, day two of the International Women’s Day Forum kicked off with a panel on The Power of Communication and Perception. Beth Colleton, SVP of CSR at NBC Universal, posed the question: “We reach 97 percent of all people in any given month. But how do we get people to care?”

Trending: JPMorgan Chase, Deutsche Bank Rethinking Coal Financing
Trending: JPMorgan Chase, Deutsche Bank Rethinking Coal Financing

3 years ago - This week, two major banks made changes to their policies regarding coal financing. The Rainforest Action Network (RAN) acknowledged their progress, but asserted that a great deal more must be done to meet the global commitment made at COP21 in December to limit climate change to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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How JPMorgan Chase Is Jumping Into the Conservation Game
How JPMorgan Chase Is Jumping Into the Conservation Game

3 years ago - Construction machinery and equipment giant Caterpillar recently hosted the first major national summit on infrastructure restoration, with the clarion call that investing in nature is smart business. In the room was Matt Arnold, Global Head of Social and Sustainable Finance at JPMorgan Chase. Arnold said he was looking for deals and that “smart failure is okay.”

Caterpillar, TNC, JPMorgan Chase Convene to Discuss Natural Infrastructure Restoration
Caterpillar, TNC, JPMorgan Chase Convene to Discuss Natural Infrastructure Restoration

3 years ago - Construction machinery and equipment giant Caterpillar recently hosted the first major national summit on infrastructure restoration, with the clarion call that investing in nature is smart business. As a major player in the manufacturing industry, Caterpillar reached the conclusion that moving beyond technical principles and establishing a broad coalition of stakeholders is required to bring the restoration conversation mainstream.

How Digital Mapping Is Helping Detroit Fight Urban Blight
How Digital Mapping Is Helping Detroit Fight Urban Blight

4 years ago - As previously functioning urban areas fall into disrepair, urban blight increasingly is afflicting cities across the United States. Characterized by high local unemployment and crime, political disenfranchisement and depopulation, in some of these areas the endless blocks of abandoned buildings seems like scenes out of a post-apocalyptic movie.

Cities and Corporations: How Do They Intersect on Sustainability?
Cities and Corporations: How Do They Intersect on Sustainability?

4 years ago - What can cities do contribute to the sustainability revolution? A whole lot, according to a workshop today, opening morning of SB ’15, featuring Gil Friend, CSO of the City of Palo Alto, and Chris Guenther, Director of Research at think tank SustainAbility.The three-hour presentation and breakout discussion focused on leveraging municipal and corporate partnerships to advance sustainability goals around issues such as climate, water, utilities and mobility.

Regenerative Capitalism: 7 Questions with a Finance Exec Turned Systems Thinker
Regenerative Capitalism: 7 Questions with a Finance Exec Turned Systems Thinker

4 years ago - Nearly 15 years ago, John Fullerton left a two-decade career at JP Morgan in pursuit of meaning. Fullerton was disillusioned with the direction of mainstream finance; he saw a once principled culture yielding to the ferocious competition in deregulated capital markets, where economic brawn increasingly trumped civility.In his search for a new path, Fullerton soon discovered the profundity of interrelated ecological, economic and social crises afflicting the world. His most startling realization, he writes, “was that the modern scheme of economics and finance — what Wall Street ‘geniuses’ (like me) practiced so well — formed the root cause of these systemic crises.”

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JPMorgan Chase Announces $100 Million Commitment to Help Detroit's Economic Recovery
JPMorgan Chase Announces $100 Million Commitment to Help Detroit's Economic Recovery

5 years ago - JPMorgan Chase unveiled on Wednesday a $100 million, five-year commitment to support and accelerate Detroit’s economic recovery and strengthen its communities through financial and hands-on support for organizations that are working to address the city’s most urgent challenges.The financial services giant says it spent the past several months working closely with Detroit’s community and government leaders to learn about their priorities and vision for the city.JPMorgan Chase’s commitment includes:

Apple, Ford Receive Perfect Scores in HRC’s Corporate Equality Index
Apple, Ford Receive Perfect Scores in HRC’s Corporate Equality Index

5 years ago - Apple, Ford, HP and 10 other fortune-ranked companies recently received 100 percent ratings in the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) report, a national benchmark for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) workplace inclusion.Other fortune-ranked companies to receive perfect scores include Chevron, General Motors, GE, AT&T, Bank of America, McKesson, Verizon, JPMorgan Chase, IBM and Citigroup.

Ecosystem Services & Corporate Sustainability: Integrating the Value of Forests Into Business with REDD+
Ecosystem Services & Corporate Sustainability: Integrating the Value of Forests Into Business with REDD+

5 years ago - Ecosystem services — or the flows of natural capital from the environment into human economies and societies – have traditionally been thought of and treated as ‘free,’ resulting in their mismanagement and degradation. Emerging research is beginning to change this paradigm by quantifying the values of ecosystem service flows — and the implications are becoming especially relevant for corporations.

Key Global Stakeholders Express Support for REDD+ Protocol in California's Climate Policy
Key Global Stakeholders Express Support for REDD+ Protocol in California's Climate Policy

6 years ago - As the California Air Resources Board prepares to consider moving forward on international initiatives to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation & Forest Degradation (REDD+) within the state's climate policy, a large consortium of key stakeholders — from multinational corporations to global NGOs and indigenous community leaders — have rallied in support of REDD+.

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