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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

Press Release / 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. - 3 years ago

The Nature Conservancy teams with Nestlé Purina and Cargill to improve water sustainability in the beef supply chain
The Nature Conservancy teams with Nestlé Purina and Cargill to improve water sustainability in the beef supply chain

Press Release / The Nature Conservancy, in collaboration with Nestlé Purina and Cargill, is launching a three-year water project to improve the sustainability of the beef supply chain. This project is expected to reduce the environmental impact of row crop irrigation in Nebraska and provide a scalable irrigation solution for farmers across the U.S. - 3 years ago

3M Forms Sustainability and Product Stewardship Organization; Names Dr. Gayle Schueller Next Chief Sustainability Officer
3M Forms Sustainability and Product Stewardship Organization; Names Dr. Gayle Schueller Next Chief Sustainability Officer

Press Release / Building on its decades-long record of sustainability leadership, 3M announced today that it has formed the Sustainability and Product Stewardship Organization. The organization will be led by Dr. Gayle Schueller, vice president and chief sustainability officer, 3M Research & Development, effective June 1. Sustainability is embedded firmly at the core of 3M businesses and operations. Whether it is through the incorporation of sustainable materials into products or helping customers be more sustainable, 3M recognizes that science and innovation are the keys to solving society’s toughest challenges. - 3 years ago

Avery Dennison Joins Forces with Software Automation to Enable the Supply Chain of the Future
Avery Dennison Joins Forces with Software Automation to Enable the Supply Chain of the Future

Press Release / Avery Dennison, a global leader in pressure-sensitive, functional materials, branding, weaving and labelling solutions for the retail apparel market; and SoftWear Automation, a revolutionary sewing technologies company for manufacturing automation in the home goods, footwear and apparel industries, have teamed up to help apparel manufacturers create a fully-digital supply chain that enables speed in the manufacture of apparel and textile products. Through this partnership, Avery Dennison is leading a transformative change in the apparel industry, ushering in innovation that is in keeping with the company’s history of pushing boundaries to create positive change across the supply chain. Sparking Change in the Apparel Industry - 3 years ago

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Humana’s Maria Hughes named to BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 2018 Top Executives in Corporate Diversity List
Humana’s Maria Hughes named to BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 2018 Top Executives in Corporate Diversity List

Press Release / Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is proud to announce that Maria Hughes, Senior Vice President and Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, has been named to BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 2018 Top Executives in Corporate Diversity List. - 3 years ago

Advanced Software Design Technology Leads GM to Lighter, More Efficient Vehicles
Advanced Software Design Technology Leads GM to Lighter, More Efficient Vehicles

Press Release / General Motors is committed to building efficient vehicles in a responsible manner, reducing our footprint and strengthening our communities around the world. As part of those efforts, we are the first automaker in North America to use new generative design software technology from Bay Area-based software company Autodesk. The technology is key to vehicle lightweighting, or developing lighter and more efficient vehicles. - 3 years ago

Neutrox begins to use Green Plastic in its packaging as a sustainability initiative
Neutrox begins to use Green Plastic in its packaging as a sustainability initiative

Press Release / Neutrox, a brand specializing in hair moisturization, believes that good things in life, such as practicing outdoor sports or being in touch with nature, deserve to be valued more and more. Proof of this is the fact that the brand is one of the sponsors of women's surfing, which depends directly on nature, becoming increasingly aware and concerned about sustainability and preservation of the environment. Therefore, the brand has decided to renew its packaging, beginning to produce them with Braskem's I'm GreenT Green Plastic, the first polyethylene from renewable origin to be produced on an industrial scale in the world. - 3 years ago

Stanley Black & Decker Celebrates 175 Years of Leading with Purpose
Stanley Black & Decker Celebrates 175 Years of Leading with Purpose

Press Release / In celebration of its 175th anniversary, Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) has announced a refreshed corporate social responsibility strategy aligned with the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and designed to inspire makers and innovators to create a more sustainable world. - 3 years ago

3M is a founding partner of New Economy Forum to be held in Beijing
3M is a founding partner of New Economy Forum to be held in Beijing

Press Release / Bloomberg and the China Center for International Economic Exchanges announced that 3M is one of 11 founding partners of the New Economy Forum that will be held Nov. 6-8, 2018 in Beijing, China. The Forum will bring together the leaders of diverse economies around the world to address the future of business and the global economy. As a founding partner, 3M will be at the heart of shaping and building this new global institution for the betterment of our company and the world. - 3 years ago

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Cox Enterprises announces investment in solar energy partnership
Cox Enterprises announces investment in solar energy partnership

Press Release / As part of its effort to expand its clean energy portfolio, Cox Enterprises announced it has become the majority investor in a USD 25 million partnership that created four solar farms in Georgia and Florida,the company said. The project is part of the company´s national Cox Conserves sustainability program, which celebrated its 10th anniversary last year. The program has long employed new sustainable technologies and programs to create environmental solutions and create new business ventures. - 3 years ago

Ford Explores Cleaner Air and Increased Productivity for Cities, Expands Transit Plug-In Hybrid Van Trial to Valencia
Ford Explores Cleaner Air and Increased Productivity for Cities, Expands Transit Plug-In Hybrid Van Trial to Valencia

Press Release / Among the toughest working environments for vans, cities offer significant challenges to moving people and delivering goods and services. Ford, which is already investigating how plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) could help in London, today announced it would also begin testing in Valencia, Spain. The collaboration between Ford Smart Mobility, the regional government of Valencia and the Valencia City leadership, is designed to see how Transit Custom PHEV fleets could contribute to cleaner air targets and enhanced productivity. - 3 years ago

Cisco Expanding Connected Conservation in 2018
Cisco Expanding Connected Conservation in 2018

Press Release / For 27 years, Dimension Data and Cisco have been partners in delivering on a greater good for the world. In 2015, with a shared passion for protecting wildlife heritage through technology, we launched Connected Conservation. The goal was to help protect and stop the poaching of rhinos using a unique solution, starting with a pilot in a private game reserve adjacent to the Kruger National Park in South Africa. The project has been a resounding success: in just two years of deployment, the Connected Conservation project has reduced poaching in the reserve by 96%. - 3 years ago

Unifi Receives Prestigious UNC Sustainability Award
Unifi Receives Prestigious UNC Sustainability Award

Press Release / Photo: Kevin Hall, Unifi CEO; and Al Segars, PNC Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Faculty Director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise at UNC. N.C.-based Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) is excited to announce it is the inaugural business recipient of the 2018 UNC Sustainability Award from Kenan-Flagler Business School's Center for Sustainable Enterprise and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. The prestigious award recognizes leadership and best practices in environmental and business sustainability for North Carolina enterprises. The global textile solutions company, which makes its REPREVE® performance fiber from recycled materials, including plastic bottles, accepted the award Thursday, May 10, at a special dinner. - 3 years ago

UPS To Deploy New, State-Of-The-Art Electric Vehicles In London And Paris
UPS To Deploy New, State-Of-The-Art Electric Vehicles In London And Paris

Press Release / UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced that it is working with UK-based technology firm ARRIVAL to develop a state-of-the-art pilot fleet of 35 electric delivery vehicles (EVs) to be trialed in London and Paris. These zero tailpipe emission, lightweight composite vehicles have a battery range of more than 150 miles (240 kilometers), which is significantly higher than other EVs currently in service. The vehicles will also come equipped with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) that help to improve safety and reduce driver fatigue. These features, combined with a highly advanced vehicle display provide the driver with an intelligent and connected vehicle. - 3 years ago

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BASF named a General Motors Supplier of the Year for 13th time
BASF named a General Motors Supplier of the Year for 13th time

Press Release / BASF was named a 2017 General Motors (GM) Supplier of the Year for the thirteenth time since 2002. The award is presented to suppliers who distinguish themselves by meeting performance metrics for quality, execution, innovation, and total enterprise cost. “This is an opportunity for General Motors to honor those suppliers who are truly the best of the best,” said Steve Kiefer, GM senior vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “The automotive industry is transforming at an incredible rate. - 3 years ago

Best Buy Named To 100 Best Corporate Citizens List For Third Year
Best Buy Named To 100 Best Corporate Citizens List For Third Year

Press Release / For the third year in a row, Corporate Responsibility Magazine has named Best Buy to its list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens. The rankings are based on 260 data points, including environmental management, climate change, human rights, employee relations, corporate governance, philanthropy and financial performance. Our position has steadily increased over the past three years, from 100 in 2016, to 72 in 2017 to 59 in 2018. Being a good corporate citizen is not only the right thing to do, it’s good for business. Our company needs a healthy planet, strong communities and engaged employees to be successful. - 3 years ago

SB Corporate Members Among Top 50 Companies for Diversity
SB Corporate Members Among Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Press Release / Many Sustainable Brands Corporate Members have been named in DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity. The list was created in 2001 in response to the emerging business value of diversity-management initiatives. To participate, each company must submit a form, have at least 1,000 employees, and complete NOD’s disability employment tracker. The company then receives a subsequent report card which evaluates its performance in talent pipeline, talent development, leadership accountability, and supplier diversity in comparison to competitors within the same industry. - 3 years ago

BASF and Solenis to join forces by combining paper and water chemicals businesses
BASF and Solenis to join forces by combining paper and water chemicals businesses

Press Release / On May 2, 2018, BASF and Solenis have signed an agreement to join forces by combining BASF’s paper wet-end and water chemicals business with Solenis. The combined entity with pro-forma sales of around €2.4 billion and around 5,000 employees in 2017 aims to deliver additional value for paper and water treatment customers. The goal is to create a customer-focused global solutions provider for the industry. For the paper industry, the product portfolio of the combined enterprise will cover the entire range of functional and process wet-end chemicals, solutions for the water cycle for paper mills, as well as comprehensive service capabilities. - 3 years ago

Northwest Ohio Wind Farm to power General Motors’ Ohio, Indiana plants
Northwest Ohio Wind Farm to power General Motors’ Ohio, Indiana plants

Press Release / Officials from General Motors and Starwood Energy Group joined Ohio lawmakers, county officials and local landowners today at a press conference to unveil the Northwest Ohio Wind Farm, a 100-megawatt wind project under construction in Paulding County, Ohio. Power purchased from the wind farm will help offset the power used at General Motors’ Ohio and Indiana manufacturing facilities with clean, renewable energy. - 3 years ago

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The BSA Launches Historic ‘Scout Me In’ Campaign Inviting Girls and Boys to Experience Adventures Through a Cub Scout’s Point of View
The BSA Launches Historic ‘Scout Me In’ Campaign Inviting Girls and Boys to Experience Adventures Through a Cub Scout’s Point of View

Press Release / The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) made history today by unveiling the new Scout Me In campaign that features girls, as well as boys, in its iconic Cub Scout program for the first time. Starting this summer, all kids are invited to say, “Scout Me In,” as they join the fun, adventure and character-building opportunities found in Cub Scouts. The campaign presents an energizing Scouting experience that speaks to kids by putting them in the middle of the action. It also engages parents who are looking for ways to make the most of the time they have with their kids and help them to be Prepared. For Life. - 3 years ago

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