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DowDuPont Named to FTSE4Good Index Series
DowDuPont Named to FTSE4Good Index Series

Press Release / DowDuPont™ (NYSE: DWDP) announced today that it was named a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. FTSE4Good was created by the global index provider, FTSE Russell, and is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products. - 1 year ago

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

Press Release / 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.” - 1 year ago

Mastercard Sustainability Report Highlights Progress Towards a More Inclusive and Resilient World
Mastercard Sustainability Report Highlights Progress Towards a More Inclusive and Resilient World

Press Release / Mastercard today published its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report, highlighting the ways in which the company is delivering on its commitment to be a force for good in the world. The company broke new ground this year in its social impact efforts, allocating $500 million from tax savings to advance inclusive growth. It has already contributed an initial $100 million to those initiatives. It also gained industry-first approval for its science-based target to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. - 1 year ago

21CF Impact Week 2018 Celebrates Service and Community Across the US and Goes Global this Fall
21CF Impact Week 2018 Celebrates Service and Community Across the US and Goes Global this Fall

Press Release / More than 3,000 colleagues from 21st Century Fox US businesses came together in June to give back to the communities in which they live and work during the third annual 21CF Impact Week. The program will expand globally later this year, with volunteer events taking place in dozens of cities across Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia through the fall of 2018. - 1 year ago

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CVS Health Shows that Better Drug Cost Transparency Can Help Lower Out-of-Pocket Costs
CVS Health Shows that Better Drug Cost Transparency Can Help Lower Out-of-Pocket Costs

Press Release / CVS Health today released new data showing that the company's real-time benefits program, powered by its proprietary engine, Script Intelligence , can save CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) members between $120-$130 per prescription fill. The company found that, when provided with access to member-specific pharmacy benefit and formulary information at the point-of-prescribing, prescribers are often switching a member to a lower cost covered drug when available. - 1 year ago

Disney Invests in Employees’ Futures with Unprecedented Education Program
Disney Invests in Employees’ Futures with Unprecedented Education Program

Press Release / In January of this year, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced an initial $50 million investment in a new and ongoing education initiative aimed specifically at The Walt Disney Company’s hourly workforce. “I have always believed that education is the key to opportunity,” he said. “It opens doors and creates new possibilities.” - 1 year ago

Visa Announces Progress in Latest Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report
Visa Announces Progress in Latest Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

Press Release / Visa today released its 2017 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, the company’s summary of progress in its ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility, sustainability and ethical leadership. The report addresses the commitments and progress Visa has made across its most significant environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. - 1 year ago

"Ford First Gen" Initiative Launched to Ensure Success for First-Generation College Students
"Ford First Gen" Initiative Launched to Ensure Success for First-Generation College Students

Press Release / A long-time supporter of education, the Ford Motor Company Fund is launching a first-of-its-kind program at Spelman College to improve graduation rates among first-generation students – one of the fastest-growing populations of college attendees in the U.S. Ford First Gen @ Spelman College is an innovative program that provides students a range of personal and professional services and support to help them succeed throughout their four years in college. The program is the latest in the Ford Fund’s decades-long commitment to supporting historically Black colleges and universities and students that attend them. - 1 year ago

Gildan Releases 2017 Genuine Responsibility™ Report and new CSR website
Gildan Releases 2017 Genuine Responsibility™ Report and new CSR website

Press Release / Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) announces the release of its Genuine ResponsibilityTM 2017 report now available on its new dedicated CSR website www.genuineresponsibility.com. This year’s report, once again prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Comprehensive option, highlights the Company’s 2017 results, key priorities and future commitments toward its vision of Making Apparel BetterTM. - 1 year ago

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HPE Triples Performance, Enhances Energy Efficiency in New Supercomputer for National Renewable Energy Lab
HPE Triples Performance, Enhances Energy Efficiency in New Supercomputer for National Renewable Energy Lab

Press Release / Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced today it is building a new supercomputer for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that is more energy efficient and 3.5 times more powerful than its existing system.¹ The new development is part of a long-standing collaboration between HPE and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to apply advanced supercomputing and HPC solutions to accelerate research across various DOE agencies. - 1 year ago

A Step Change to More Recyclable Consumer Goods; Spearheaded by P&G and Tesco
A Step Change to More Recyclable Consumer Goods; Spearheaded by P&G and Tesco

Press Release / The UK only recycles 39%¹ of the plastics used which is why Tesco and P&G signed the UK Plastic Pact in April this year, aiming to have all plastic packaging reused, recycled or composted by 2025. However, this is not an easy task to undertake, with one third of supermarket plastic so hard to recycle². That is why iconic P&G brands Fairy and Head & Shoulders are launching new, bottles, made from up to 100% recycled plastic, including beach plastic which was collected and recycled in partnership with TerraCycle. Fairy dish and Head & Shoulders shampoo bottles will be sold exclusively at Tesco. - 1 year ago

Unifi's REPREVE® Named an Official Recycling Partner of the Wyndham Championship
Unifi's REPREVE® Named an Official Recycling Partner of the Wyndham Championship

Press Release / The 79th annual Wyndham Championship just got a lot greener, thanks to a new partnership with Greensboro-based Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI). The global textile manufacturer, which makes its REPREVE® performance fiber from recycled materials, including plastic bottles, is excited to announce it has signed a multi-year agreement to become an official recycling partner of the PGA TOUR event contested annually at Greensboro's Sedgefield Country Club. It is estimated that tens of thousands of plastic bottles will be recycled through this partnership. - 1 year ago

International Youth Day: How Nestlé Offers Economic Opportunities to Youth in Central & West Africa
International Youth Day: How Nestlé Offers Economic Opportunities to Youth in Central & West Africa

Press Release / The power of youth, their resourcefulness and ingenuity are strong contributing factors to the development of economies around the world. - 1 year ago

Radisson Hotel Group Committed to Responsible Tourism and Resource Conservation
Radisson Hotel Group Committed to Responsible Tourism and Resource Conservation

Press Release / Some businesses like hotels face more than challenges than others when it comes to saving energy and resources. Radisson Hotel Group has discovered efficient ways to work with key businesses and organizations to generate value not just within the business but on a global scale. Radisson Blue cuts energy bill by $100,00 over 3 years - 1 year ago

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Caesars Entertainment Announces New Domestic Partner Benefits and Releases Ninth Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report
Caesars Entertainment Announces New Domestic Partner Benefits and Releases Ninth Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Press Release / Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR), the world's most diversified gaming and entertainment company, today announced domestic partner benefits for its team members, beginning in 2019. The company also released its ninth annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, PEOPLE PLANET PLAY, highlighting sustained progress against the company's CSR goals in 2017 and the early half of 2018, and its continued commitment to its employees, suppliers and communities. - 1 year ago

GM Builds Winning Culture with Diversity
GM Builds Winning Culture with Diversity

Press Release / Culture is everything in today’s agile business climate. General Motors outlines in its latest Diversity & Inclusion Report (www.gm.com/diversity) how it leverages diversity to build an industry-leading workplace of choice that drives business results. “At General Motors, we recognize the power of diversity and the role it plays in sparking ingenuity and creativity,” said Ken Barrett, General Motors global chief diversity officer. “As we continue to face new challenges and innovate new solutions, we know the diversity among us will give the company a competitive advantage in the global marketplace.” - 1 year ago

Maersk and IBM Introduce TradeLens Blockchain Shipping Solution
Maersk and IBM Introduce TradeLens Blockchain Shipping Solution

Press Release / In a follow up to their January announcement, A.P. Moller –Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the creation of TradeLens, jointly developed by the two companies to apply blockchain to the world's global supply chain. TradeLens is the result of a collaboration agreement between Maersk and IBM, a blockchain-enabled shipping solution designed to promote more efficient and secure global trade, bringing together various parties to support information sharing and transparency, and spur industry-wide innovation. - 1 year ago

Eastman Publishes 2018 Sustainability Report
Eastman Publishes 2018 Sustainability Report

Press Release / Eastman today announces the release of its 2018 sustainability report, Changing the trajectory. Building on the company’s progress, the report provides a review of Eastman’s sustainability strategy and goals as well as highlights from the past year. The interactive report is available online at www.eastman.com/sustainability. - 1 year ago

Humana Highlights Commitment to UN SDGs in New Corporate Social Responsibility Report
Humana Highlights Commitment to UN SDGs in New Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Press Release / Humana Inc., one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, today released its 2016-2017 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. In the comprehensive report, Humana, for the first time, announces the company’s alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), becoming one of the first U.S. health insurers to commit to the international targets. - 1 year ago

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BASF receives NPA’s Novel Ingredient and Science Award for its portfolio of natural cosmetic ingredients
BASF receives NPA’s Novel Ingredient and Science Award for its portfolio of natural cosmetic ingredients

Press Release / The Natural Products Association (NPA) recognized BASF for having the largest selection of ingredients for cosmetic manufacturers who want to certify their products according to the NPA Natural Standard. The 25th Annual NPA Awards honors outstanding individuals and companies that have made valuable contributions to the success of the natural products industry. “BASF is a truly innovative company that continues to deliver new natural alternatives for consumers year in and year out,” said Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., President and CEO of NPA. “We are pleased to honor BASF for their contributions to our industry and to NPA, the nation’s largest and oldest association for natural products.” - 1 year ago

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