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Infrastructure Week 2017: Water Leaders Focusing on Sustainability and Innovation

May 17, 2017 11:30 AM ET - Infrastructure Week 2017 gives us a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the utility leaders whose drive toward a sustainable water future remains constant. On June 6, Black & Veatch will release our 2017 Strategic Directions: Water Industry...

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Duke Energy Adding More Wind & Solar Resources

May 17, 2017 11:05 AM ET - Renewable energy technologies are advancing and prices are decreasing. Duke Energy is leveraging those advancements to expand its renewable energy portfolio and deliver cleaner energy to its customers.

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Americans Willing to Buy or Boycott Companies Based on Corporate Values, According to New Research by Cone Communications

May 17, 2017 10:15 AM ET - Seven-in-10 Americans believe companies have an obligation to take actions to improve issues that may not be relevant to everyday business operations, according to the 2017 Cone Communications CSR Study. The study, with benchmark data dating back to...

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Walmart Global Responsibility Report Message From CEO Doug McMillon

May 17, 2017 8:00 AM ET - This year marks 25 years since then-President George H. W. Bush awarded our founder, Sam Walton, the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom. President Bush came to Bentonville, Arkansas that March day to present the award.

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De Beers Group: From Little Date Seeds, Great Things Are Born

May 17, 2017 7:00 AM ET - In Namibia, more than a third of the entire population is aged under 15 – this is almost 10 per cent more than the global average. While this obviously creates some socio-economic challenges in terms of education, employment and welfare, it also...

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Barilla 2017 “Good for You, Good for the Planet” Sustainability Report

May 17, 2017 4:00 AM ET - The Barilla Group has released its 2017 Sustainability Report. Highlights include Barilla actions to contribute to people’s and communities’ wellbeing and adapt to climate changes and planetary boundaries through collaborative efforts with many...

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Brock Environmental Center for a Living Chesapeake: Building a Sustainable Legacy for the Bay

May 16, 2017 5:00 PM ET - As the tenth building in the world to achieve full Living Building Challenge certification, the Brock Environmental Center continues to draw attention for its sustainable, resilient design. The center has been named among the Top 10 recipients of...

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PNC’s Environmental Performance: Infographic

May 16, 2017 9:30 AM ET - PNC’s Performance and Innovation Group is responsible for developing and executing on the strategy to reduce the company’s energy and water consumption and carbon emissions.

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BP’s Sustainability Report 2016 Outlines How It Is Helping to Drive the Transition to a Lower Carbon Future.

May 16, 2017 8:00 AM ET - The energy BP produces serves to power economic growth and lift people out of poverty. In the future, the way heat, light and mobility are delivered will change. BP is anchoring its business in these changing patterns of demand for a secure,...

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ING’s 2016 Integrated Annual Report Highlights Financial and Non-financial Progress

May 16, 2017 4:00 AM ET - ING’s 2016 Integrated Annual Report is built on the theme “Accelerate”, reflecting the accelerating pace of change in technology and other areas impacting customers' lives and their expectations from financial service providers. ...

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Caterpillar Highlights Commitment to “Building Better” and Making Sustainable Progress Possible Around the World

May 15, 2017 11:05 AM ET - Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) published its Sustainability Report today, highlighting the company’s focus for more than 90 years on building better – better lives, better communities and, ultimately, a better world.

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Infographic | How Does Lockheed Martin Add Value to Society?

May 15, 2017 8:25 AM ET - As a global defense and aerospace company, our products and technological solutions enable our customers to protect and facilitate resilient and thriving societies. To meet the demands of our government and commercial customers, we deliver...

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Vancity Publishes 7th Integrated Annual Report

May 15, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Vancity’s latest integrated Annual Report, Vancity in 2016: building on our values, demonstrates how being firmly rooted in local communities can deliver strong financial returns. It can be viewed at annualreport.vancity.com. ...

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The Inner Workings of De Beers Group's Report to Society

May 15, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Producing a 56-page report summarising what we did last year seems like it should be a pretty straightforward task. However, some of the unpublished figures that sit behind the Report to Society shed just a little light on what is a major...

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Call for Nominations: GRI’s Governance

May 14, 2017 12:30 PM ET - Inclusiveness and multi-stakeholder representation are foundational features of GRI, fundamental to form a global perspective and advance our mission towards sustainable development. This is thoroughly reflected in our governance structure: every...

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Putting Rights of Way to Work for Wildlife

May 12, 2017 10:15 AM ET - Duke Energy manages the land over which more than 30,000 miles of transmission lines traverse – that’s more than enough to circle the globe. With that much property to manage, the company has focused on how to put it to work for imperiled wildlife...

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How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

May 12, 2017 9:00 AM ET - BSR’s HERproject conducted this scoping study to provide a snapshot of the buyers, factories, and other stakeholders active in the apparel industry and identify key trends and approaches for their operations in Ethiopia. This research aims to build...

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Consumers Energy Sustainability Report 2017

May 12, 2017 8:30 AM ET - Sustainability means everything to us at Consumers Energy. It is our approach to business. The philosophy extends beyond our energy mix, power generation and distribution. It’s our way of life, and it’s evident in everything we do — from hiring and...

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Supply Chain Transparency: A Change Tool for Successful Global Businesses

May 11, 2017 12:45 PM ET - Identifying companies’ vast supply networks is challenging, and tracking their sustainability performance even more so. However, measuring data and increasing transparency are powerful tools for managing the risks and grasping the opportunities of...

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Consumers Energy Recognized by Forbes Magazine as Michigan’s Best Employer in National Survey

May 11, 2017 12:40 PM ET - Last week, unemployment fell to its lowest level in a decade. Companies are competing aggressively for talent, piling on more perks and benefits every year. But which organizations have the most satisfied employees? Forbes worked with research firm...

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De Beers Group's Report Shows How Diamonds Help Communities Sparkle in Canada

May 11, 2017 8:00 AM ET - De Beers Group boosted communities near its mines in Canada in 2016 by procuring more goods and services locally and strengthening support for training and development, according to its latest Report to Society.

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Transforming Technology Pro Bono: New Tool for Nonprofits Released by Taproot Foundation and VMware Foundation

May 10, 2017 3:10 PM ET - The median technology budget of nonprofits is less than 2% of each organization’s total operating budget, and most nonprofits are not confident that they have enough skilled staff or training to effectively use technology, according to NTEN’s 9th...

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Green Microgrids Could be a New Growth Initiative for Duke Energy

May 10, 2017 1:00 PM ET - Microgrids aren’t new. But Duke Energy’s efforts to power them with renewable energy have caught the attention of the industry. In simple terms, a microgrid is an energy system consisting of distributed energy sources – like solar and batteries –...

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Collaboration, Creativity and Planning Will Define Smart Cities

May 10, 2017 12:00 PM ET - The rise of the smart city will rely on the ability of stakeholders to collaborate, engage citizens and act on data. Partnerships are hard at work and planning is under way to overcome the legacy of siloed services, focus on integrated systems that...

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CVS Health Corporate Social Responsibility Activities Address Important National and Local Health Care Issues and Contribute to Economic Growth

May 10, 2017 11:45 AM ET - CVS Health today released its tenth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, entitled Prescription for a Better World, providing updates on progress against the company’s 2016 CSR goals, and establishing several new performance targets.

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