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Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Supports First Ever Industry-Wide Global Commitment to Sustainability
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Supports First Ever Industry-Wide Global Commitment to Sustainability

Press Release / Ahead of World Tourism Day, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, along with other leading global hotel groups in the International Tourism Partnership (ITP), reached a consensus on the goals for a sustainable hotel industry. The ITP today announced these four goals, which are in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and focused on carbon, water, youth employment, and human rights. - 3 years ago

Disney Commits $1.5 Million to Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Disney Commits $1.5 Million to Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Press Release / The Walt Disney Company has announced a $1.5 million commitment to continue its scholarship program with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF). The Walt Disney Company-HSF Scholarship Fund, established in 2014 with a $1 million grant from Disney, is part of the Company’s longstanding efforts to support students from diverse backgrounds as they pursue their educational goals and dreams. In addition to support for students, Disney’s collaboration with HSF includes programs such as the Media and Entertainment Summit, to be held in November 2017, which brings together HSF scholars interested in the media and entertainment business and industry professionals. - 3 years ago

Campbell Supports Local Women-Owned Businesses
Campbell Supports Local Women-Owned Businesses

Press Release / Campbell relies on a wide variety of suppliers to help us bring our food from the farm to your table. Diverse suppliers, including women’s business enterprises (WBEs) are important to ensuring that we meet the needs of our diverse consumer base. We are proud to have a long-standing commitment to providing opportunities for diverse suppliers, including WBEs. - 3 years ago

PepsiCo Recycling Increases Sustainability Funding To Colleges And Universities
PepsiCo Recycling Increases Sustainability Funding To Colleges And Universities

Press Release / PepsiCo Recycling is expanding its second year of the Zero Impact Fund, which offers eligible* colleges and universities an opportunity to bring campus eco-innovations to life. Through the Zero Impact Fund, schools can submit ideas to accomplish their environmental goals, with winning applications receiving up to $10,000 each from PepsiCo Recycling. In its first year, the Zero Impact Fund received applications from more than 40 different campuses and awarded grants to eight schools. - 3 years ago

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Avery Dennison Gains Momentum in Progress Toward 2025 Sustainability Goals
Avery Dennison Gains Momentum in Progress Toward 2025 Sustainability Goals

Press Release / Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) has reported advancements against its 2025 sustainability goals intended to transform the company and the industries it serves. The 2014-2016 sustainability report, All of Us, Every Day, highlights how the company is leveraging its size and scale to drive change across its operations, industry, and communities. Key achievements include: - 3 years ago

Powered by Partnership: Procter & Gamble and Constellation Complete 50-Megawatt Renewable Energy Plant
Powered by Partnership: Procter & Gamble and Constellation Complete 50-Megawatt Renewable Energy Plant

Press Release / The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) and Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), today announced the completion of a 50-megawatt biomass-fueled combined heat and power plant located at one of P&G’s largest U.S. facilities. Constellation owns and operates the plant, which supplies steam to P&G’s Albany, GA paper manufacturing facility and generates electricity for the local utility, Georgia Power. - 3 years ago

The UPS Foundation and UPS Airlines Continue to Support Humanitarian Relief Needs
The UPS Foundation and UPS Airlines Continue to Support Humanitarian Relief Needs

Press Release / UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced that The UPS Foundation and UPS Airlines will expand humanitarian aid and support after devastating hurricanes and an earthquake. - 4 years ago

ELC Joins the Renewable Energy 100 Campaign
ELC Joins the Renewable Energy 100 Campaign

Press Release / As an employer, a corporate citizen and a global company founded on family values, The Estée Lauder Companies considers it one of our responsibilities to address climate change. We believe that working toward a low-carbon future will help ensure a beautiful and sustainable planet for generations to come. On the first day of Climate Week 2017, we are proud to reinforce our commitment to a low-carbon future by joining Renewable Energy 100 (RE100) and co-sponsoring this year’s Climate Week. By supporting Climate Week and signing on to RE100, we are underscoring our commitment to climate action and sourcing 100 percent of our global electricity consumption from renewable energy technologies. - 4 years ago

Kohler Releases 2016 Sustainability and Stewardship Report
Kohler Releases 2016 Sustainability and Stewardship Report

Press Release / Kohler Co., the leading manufacturer of kitchen and bath plumbing products in the U.S., has released its first public sustainability and stewardship report. The report reflects Kohler Co.'s sustainability strategy, introduced in 2008: - 4 years ago

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Shaw to Generate Electricity, Use Waste Heat to Increase Efficiency at South Carolina Carpet Fiber Facility
Shaw to Generate Electricity, Use Waste Heat to Increase Efficiency at South Carolina Carpet Fiber Facility

Press Release / Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) has committed to building a cogeneration, Combined Heat & Power (CHP) plant, at its Columbia, S.C. fiber production facility. The electric power plant will provide electricity for the plant and utilize the waste (exhaust) heat from a turbine to produce steam. This production will be enough to meet the entire steam demand of the plant and will replace the majority of electricity supplied by a utility company. With construction well underway, the power plant is expected to be operational by Q1 2018. - 4 years ago

Nestlé to help 10 million young people access economic opportunities
Nestlé to help 10 million young people access economic opportunities

Press Release / Nestlé has today announced a new ambition for its global youth initiative: Nestlé needs YOUth. By 2030, Nestlé will help 10 million young people around the world have access to economic opportunities. The global initiative brings together all of the efforts to support young people around the world that Nestlé undertakes on its own and with others, including the Alliance for YOUth. In addition to employability, the initiative now also focuses on the next generation of farmers and entrepreneurs across Nestlé’s value chain. It also seeks to encourage innovation, including through a challenge on the [email protected]é open innovation platform. - 4 years ago

DuPont Releases Sustainability Report, Cites Progress Toward 2020 Goals and Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
DuPont Releases Sustainability Report, Cites Progress Toward 2020 Goals and Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Press Release / DuPont has released its 2017 Sustainability Report, highlighting progress toward its 2020 Sustainability Goals and ongoing engagement in areas reflected in the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) such as food security, environmental stewardship, and diversity and inclusion. - 4 years ago

PepsiCo And PepsiCo Foundation Announce New Grants To Aid Communities Impacted By Recent Natural Disasters
PepsiCo And PepsiCo Foundation Announce New Grants To Aid Communities Impacted By Recent Natural Disasters

Press Release / In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and the earthquake in Mexico, the PepsiCo Foundation quickly mobilized to provide support to communities in need as they begin the long road to recovery. The PepsiCo Foundation has provided a $1 million grant to Feeding America for assistance in Florida and the Southeast U.S. The Foundation is giving the American Red Cross and its partner national societies a $250,000 grant to aid recovery in the Caribbean and a $250,000 donation for relief work in Mexico. The Foundation has also provided $250,000 to source, package and distribute meals in the Miami area through its long-established Food for Good program, a purpose-driven business initiative that uses PepsiCo's expertise in taste, nutrition and distribution to tackle child hunger. - 4 years ago

Carlsberg promotes responsible drinking with 20 million people in 20 countries on Global Beer Responsibility Day
Carlsberg promotes responsible drinking with 20 million people in 20 countries on Global Beer Responsibility Day

Press Release / The Carlsberg Group, together with business partners and social organisations today celebrates the third annual Global Beer Responsibility Day (GBRD) - a worldwide effort to promote the responsible consumption of beer. - 4 years ago

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Kimberly-Clark to Power North American Mills with Renewable Wind Energy
Kimberly-Clark to Power North American Mills with Renewable Wind Energy

Press Release / Kimberly-Clark Corporation today announced its first major commitment to renewable energy with agreements to annually purchase approximately 1,000,000 megawatt hours (245 megawatts - MW) of electricity from two new wind power projects in Texas and Oklahoma. The renewable energy supplied by the wind farms is equivalent to about one-third of the electricity needs of Kimberly-Clark's North American manufacturing operations and will enable the company to surpass its greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goal four years earlier than anticipated. - 4 years ago

The UPS Foundation Extends Relief Network to Florida, Pledges More Than $1 Million In Additional Support
The UPS Foundation Extends Relief Network to Florida, Pledges More Than $1 Million In Additional Support

Press Release / UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced more than a $1 million commitment, through The UPS Foundation, in support of recovery efforts in the Caribbean, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. The pledge is a combination of cash grants, in-kind transportation movements and technical expertise to provide urgent relief, as well as support for long-term needs ranging from rebuilding to personal and financial recovery assistance. This is in addition to the more than $1 million given toward Hurricane Harvey relief efforts on August 28. - 4 years ago

GM, Black Girls CODE Celebrate Launch of Detroit Chapter
GM, Black Girls CODE Celebrate Launch of Detroit Chapter

Press Release / General Motors and Black Girls CODE (BGC) today announced the launch of a BGC Detroit chapter with a series of hands-on and engaging activities at Detroit International Academy for Women (DIA), a Detroit Public Schools Community District school, and TechTown. - 4 years ago

SB Corporate Members Listed In Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
SB Corporate Members Listed In Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Press Release / Many Sustainable Brands Corporate Members have been listed in this year's 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. Launched in 1999, the DJSI are a set of indices that track the financial performance of the top sustainability-driven companies worldwide, based on analysis of material economic, environmental and social factors.The World Index includes the largest 2,500 companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index (DJGTSMI) and includes only the top 10% of these companies in terms of economic, environmental, and social criteria. - 4 years ago

Shaw Industries Leads by Example with Empathic and Strategic Approach
Shaw Industries Leads by Example with Empathic and Strategic Approach

Press Release / Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) is committed to supporting the response and recovery efforts of communities affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and other natural disasters as part of the company’s corporate vision of creating a better future. The safety and well-being of Shaw’s associates and customers directly affected by these events are a top priority. - 4 years ago

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Target Pledges Up to $1 Million to Support Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts for Our Team and Communities
Target Pledges Up to $1 Million to Support Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts for Our Team and Communities

Press Release / As communities across Florida and the southeastern U.S. begin to pick up the pieces after Hurricane Irma’s devastating impact over the weekend, Target is committing up to $1 million in cash and in-kind donations to help with recovery efforts. This donation will benefit our team members, as well as national, local and international relief organizations, in addition to the $3.5 million we pledged last week to Hurricane Harvey relief. - 4 years ago

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