ESG News from Leading Brands

Keep up with the latest environmental, social and governance news from companies embracing the triple bottom line, shared via 3BL's distribution platform.

Environment

Celebrating World Environment Day and #GenerationRestoration at Covia

Today, on June 5th, Covia is celebrating World Environment Day (WED) by focusing on land restoration, desertification, and drought resilience, in line with the United Nations’ theme #GenerationRestoration.

Energy

Introducing the Companies in The Clean Fight’s Latest Accelerator Program

Albertsons Companies joins The Clean Fight as a Customer Collaborator.

Diversity & Inclusion

Saving $7.4 Million by Working Together

CARE’s Women for Change model is founded on the Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) approach and works with women and their families in cocoa-growing communities to improve livelihoods so that communities can thrive.

Events, Media & Communications

American Sends World War II Veterans Off in Honor of the 80th Anniversary of D-Day

To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings, American flew nearly 70 World War II veterans to Normandy, France.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Our People Making a Difference: Clarise Ashworth

A career as an environmental lawyer has been a way for Clarise Ashworth to combine two things she cares about deeply: the environment and the well-being of people. Her work has brought her to Owens Corning, where she has helped oversee product stewardship and compliance.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

A Call To Remember

When Masters isn’t playing, the manager of Regions Bank’s East Peoria branch is helping customers build financial confidence – including Spring Bay Post 1115, which has banked with Regions for 55 years.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Taps the Sun To Power Dancing at Silambam Houston

Silambam Houston is embracing sustainability with the installation of a rooftop solar array and a new pavilion at its Pearland dance studio thanks to a grant of nearly $103,000 from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.

Education

Students Pitch Ideas for Sustainable Development at Annual goIT Event

More than 225 grade 4 to 8 students from across the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) recently took part in an entrepreneurial showcase featuring pitches with purpose.

Education

Quest Diagnostics Grows Interest in Sustainability With Healthy NewsWorks Students

A Quest for Health Equity (Q4HE) grantee, Healthy NewsWorks has been empowering elementary and middle school students since 2003 to become researchers, writers, and confident communicators who advance health understanding and literacy.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

DP World Honoured With 2023 Blue Circle Award in Energy Conservation at the Port of Vancouver

DP World, a global leader in supply chain solutions, announces it has received the prestigious 2023 Blue Circle Award for Energy Action.

Environment

World Environment Day Spotlight: Gildan Leaders on What Sustainability Means to Them

With a longstanding commitment to sustainability, leading apparel manufacturer Gildan has had an ESG journey spanning two decades.

Diversity & Inclusion

Building Love and Belonging Into Employee Resource Groups

Finding common ground is inherent to human nature. It’s how we establish rapport, make meaningful connections, and relate to one another each and every day.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Lenovo Showcases Circularity at World Circular Economy Forum 2024

Lenovo returned to this year’s World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) in Brussels, Belgium, showcasing its commitments to the circular economy and its position as a committed, long-term player in the space.

Diversity & Inclusion

LA City Recreation and Parks PlayLA, U.S. Association of Blind Athletes (USABA), LA Galaxy, Dignity Health and Anthem to Host PlayLA Adaptive Sports Blind Soccer Experience for Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Students

The LA Galaxy in partnership with LA City Recreation and Parks PlayLA Youth Adaptive Sports Program, U.S. Association of Blind Athletes (USABA), Dignity Health and Anthem will host the second annual PlayLA Adaptive Sports Blind Soccer Experience at Galaxy Park.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Cole’s Victory Lap Created To Help Fight Pediatric Cancer

A story both heart-wrenching and inspiring, Cole's Victory Lap is a charitable endeavor aimed at bringing comfort and joy to families facing childhood neuroblastoma.

Education

How Verizon Innovative Learning Schools Improved Its Educators’ Job Satisfaction and Career Trajectories

Verizon Innovative Learning Schools began in 2014 to help bridge barriers to digital inclusion.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Subaru’s Former CEO Left a Lasting Impact of Important Change

Doll touched the lives of Subaru employees, past and present, showing grace, confidence, compassion and appreciation in ways that elicit respect and changed the way the CEO role is viewed in the workplace.

Research, Reports & Publications

IRS Launches Second Allocation Round for Section 48C Advanced Energy Project Credits

On April 29, 2024, the IRS published Notice 2024-36, which provided further guidance and clarifications on the procedures for allocating credits under the section 48C qualifying advanced energy project credit program.

Diversity & Inclusion

GoDaddy 2023 Sustainability Report: Our Employees | Our People-Centered Strategy

Diverse representation not only makes GoDaddy a better place to work, but it also makes us more innovative, creative, and competitive. Our employees’ different viewpoints and life experiences help us improve our products and reach more people.

Diversity & Inclusion

Driving Change: Discover How NRG is Building a Culture of Learning and Growth

Culture in Focus is a series highlighting the people and culture that make us who we are. As we continue to advance, we understand the importance of not only sharing our journey, but also the values that drive us.

Diversity & Inclusion

New Initiative Designed To Develop Bilingual Mortgage Loan Officers

As a native Spanish speaker who was born in Ecuador and came with her family to the United States when she was two months old, Mayra Riera said she has long had a desire to help people in the Hispanic community and found that working in banking was a great way to do it.

Diversity & Inclusion

Celebrating Our Military Spouses at Comcast NBCUniversal

At Comcast NBCUniversal, we recognize that military service is a commitment made by entire families, not just those in uniform.

Energy

Pepco’s Harvard Substation Upgrade: Improving Reliability and Enhancing Community Well-being

Our Pepco teams recently achieved a significant milestone in the Capital Grid project with the successful upgrade and energization of Pepco’s Harvard substation.

Sustainable Development Goals

From Archipelago To Anchor: Building a Greener Maritime Industry

As the world celebrates World Ocean Day 2024, Indonesia takes center stage for its pioneering efforts towards sustainable shipping.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Crown Holdings Supports Europe’s Packaging & Packaging Waste Regulation

With six weeks to go before the European Elections, MEPs have had a busy week in Strasbourg, with many texts on the agenda for the final plenary session of the legislature (2019-2024) !

Latest Campaigns

  1. Quest For Health Equity
    Bridging the health equity gap in underserved communitiesWe created Quest for Health Equity (Q4HE) because we believe that good health should be in...
  2. Climate Action
    Great food isn’t possible without a healthy planet. We’re committed to reducing our carbon footprint and nurturing the environment. As part of our...
  3. Hydrogen
    HydrogenLeading the adoption of hydrogen technologies at scale for decades, we understand the revolutionary capabilities of hydrogen to reduce carbon...
  4. Women's Economic Justice
    CARE Women’s Economic Justice works to increase women’s wealth by changing the system.
  5. AEG's Commitment to Sustainable Operations
    AEG's sustainability initiative, AEG 1EARTH, is designed to reduce our consumption of the planet’s limited resources. Through our comprehensive...
  6. State Policy
    It is imperative that states maintain and expand policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting clean energy solutions. Strong...
  7. Sustainability Reports
    Long before sustainability became a topic of widespread interest, Kimberly-Clark sought to continuously improve the way we run our business, socially...
  8. Planet: We Grow Sustainably
    We remain committed to growing sustainably and being good stewards to the environment. We are using our scale to minimize the environmental impact...
  9. Aflac Stories
    Get a closer look at the people, products and stories that make Aflac the company we know today.
  10. KeyBank: Responsible Banking
    Everyone’s financial journey is different. We make intentional efforts to meet the individual needs of clients and communities through a diverse range...
  11. Building Financial Capability in Communities
    We share our expertise in ways that build long-term financial competency. By helping people develop the capability to make sound financial decisions...
  12. KeyCorp's Sustainability Initiatives
    Responsible banking means conducting the core business of banking with integrity, and it includes our products, services, pricing, and approach to...
  13. Shared Goodness Promise - Hershey's ESG Progress
    The Hershey Company is committed to publishing annual environment, social, and governance reports that give updates on our publicly stated goals and...
  14. Principal Financial Group: Global Inclusion
    Principal is committed to fostering a culture that empowers our employees and demands the best of our leadership by attracting and retaining great...
  15. Purpose 360 Podcast
    Purpose 360 Podcast is a masterclass in unlocking the potential of social purpose to ignite business and social impact. Hosted by Carol Cone, CEO of...