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Women and Working From Home: How to Prevent Downshifting

Wed, 12/09/2020 - 12:05pm
“We are seeing it in the chat, people saying ‘I’m drowning, I’m struggling, I’m overwhelmed.’ I’m sure we have all used that language in one way or another.”

Yum! Brands Advances Its Sustainability Journey Through Transparent Reporting to CDP

Wed, 12/09/2020 - 11:55am
Transparency around climate and energy work is a top priority for Yum! Brands and is reflected in its 11-year history of reporting to CDP, a leader in environmental disclosure. This year, the company achieved both climate and water scores of an A-, a year-over-year improvement for each response.

Enbridge Inc. Scored 75 On ESG Evaluation; Preparedness Strong

Wed, 12/09/2020 - 10:50am
S&P Global Ratings said today that Enbridge Inc. scored 75 on its ESG Evaluation. On our scale, 100 indicates the lowest risk and 0 the highest. The company's ESG Evaluation score is the result of an ESG profile of 69 combined with strong preparedness.

Bright Spots: Covestro Shares Key THINC30 2020 Takeaways in New Blog

Wed, 12/09/2020 - 9:30am
In her latest Medium blog, Rebecca Lucore, Covestro LLC’s head of CSR and Sustainability, reflects on sustainability as a thread that ties physical health with economic health with environmental health and the health of our social institutions.

Gains in Social Responsibility from a Mid-Year Surge Have Been Erased Based on Eighth Annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index

Wed, 12/09/2020 - 8:10am
The eighth annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index (#CCSIndex) suggests that converging crises and ongoing uncertainty are causing a decline in conscious consumerism and charitable giving.

The Road to a Green Recovery

Tue, 12/08/2020 - 12:30pm
This paper discusses the outcomes from a trio of cross-industry, solutions-focused interviews that looked to determine the resources and workforce skill sets that will be required to effectively deliver a green recovery by closing existing gaps and determining how best to overcome them in the current health crisis and beyond.

General Mills on CDP's 'A List' for Climate and Water Stewardship for Third Consecutive Year

Tue, 12/08/2020 - 12:20pm
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) announced today it has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental impact nonprofit CDP, achieving a prestigious double ‘A’ score for tackling both climate change and water security.

CIT to Plant 50,000 Trees in Angeles National Forest

Tue, 12/08/2020 - 12:10pm
CIT and its Pasadena-based banking subsidiary CIT Bank, N.A. today announced that it will plant 50,000 trees in Angeles National Forest through a collaboration with One Tree Planted, a nonprofit organization focused on global reforestation.

Benevity Data Shows That More People Gave More Money to Nonprofits in 2020 Than They Did Last Year

Tue, 12/08/2020 - 10:15am
Benevity announces that 51% more people donated through its platform from January through October 2020, giving 41 percent more dollars per donation, and culminating in an average of $64 per donation compared to $46 the year prior.

Ørsted Recognised Again As a Climate Leader on CDP's A-List

Tue, 12/08/2020 - 10:15am
The score recognises actions to drive down carbon emissions across Ørsted’s entire carbon footprint, as well as transparent disclosure of financial impacts of climate risks in line with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.

Vinyl Sustainability Council Presents Vinyl Recycling Award to The AZEK Company and Sika Sarnafil

Tue, 12/08/2020 - 8:45am
The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), a self-funded business council advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, presented the 2020 Vinyl Recycling Award at its annual meeting to The AZEK Company, of Chicago, Illinois and Sika Sarnafil, of Canton, Massachusetts.

Vinyl Sustainability Council Presents Social Impact Award to GEON Performance Solutions & HMTX Industries

Tue, 12/08/2020 - 8:00am
The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), a self-funded business council advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, presented the 2020 Social Impact Award at its annual meeting to GEON Performance Solutions, of Westlake, Ohio, and HMTX Industries, of Norwalk, Connecticut.

Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, Tori Kelly to Perform at Global Citizen Prize Awards Hosted by John Legend

Tue, 12/08/2020 - 2:40am
nternational advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced that Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, and Tori Kelly will perform at the Global Citizen Prize award special on December 19, 2020, with appearances by John Oliver, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Priyanka Chopra Jonas.

Evolving Markets in Metaphysical Reconstruction

Tue, 12/08/2020 - 2:30am
The earliest markets for metaphysical reconstruction evolved continually from changing belief systems, religions, creation stories, cultural fashions, and later from science fiction, futures forecasting scenarios. 

Fifth Third Bank Announces $2.8 Billion Investment to Accelerate Racial Equity, Equality and Inclusion

Mon, 12/07/2020 - 5:25am
Fifth Third Bank, National Association today announced a $2.8 billion commitment that will provide $2.2 billion in lending, $500 million in investments, $60 million in financial accessibility and $40 million in philanthropy as part of its Executive Diversity Leadership Council’s Accelerating Racial Equality, Equity and Inclusion initiative.

Accelerating the SDGs: Qualcomm Collaborates for Greater Impact

Mon, 12/07/2020 - 2:15am
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can only be achieved with strong global partnerships and cross-sector cooperation. That’s why SDG 17 (Partnerships to Achieve the Goals) may be the most powerful one---aiming to revitalize collaboration between governments, the private sector, nonprofits, and other organizations to tackle our world’s most pressing global issues.

Computer Science Education Week Highlights Progress Made, Continued Need for, STEM Education in Underrepresented Communities

Mon, 12/07/2020 - 2:10am
This year’s Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) theme is social justice. Of course, there are lots of perspectives to social justice, from distribution of wealth and support for environmental sustainability, to improving the lives of marginalized individuals. While one aspect of computer science for good focuses on the application of technologies to address these opportunities, the 2020 CSEdWeek theme focuses on the need to enable science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education for underrepresented students — those whom traditionally have limited opportunities to develop computer science knowledge.

Gildan Receives Its 13th FUNDAHRSE Seal for ESG Work in Honduras

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 12:25pm
Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) announced today that it is once again a recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Seal by the Fundación Hondureña de Responsabilidad Social Empresarial (FUNDAHRSE) in Honduras. This is the 13th consecutive year that Gildan receives this award.

The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index 2020

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 9:45am
GDP and other economic measurements do not fully reflect current state of affairs and future development potential. Based on 127 quantitative data indicators, the Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index evaluates performance across the themes that define national competitiveness

Logitech Gives Back for More Fulfilling Lives and A Better Planet

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 5:30am
At Logitech, we are advocates for people. We want to have a positive impact on society and we want this impact to be felt over time.