September 18, 2018

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Scotiabank Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America

Published: Sep 17, 2018 – 11:52 AM EST

TORONTO, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - Scotiabank was recognized for its success in environmental, social and governance initiatives by placing on the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America (DJSI), in the top 20 per cent of companies globally, and as one of the...

Gildan Listed on the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Published: Sep 14, 2018 – 04:00 PM EST

MONTREAL, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE), announced today that the Company has been included on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. This is the sixth consecutive year that Gildan has been included on the Dow Jones...

Leading Global Investors Managing $6.4 Trillion Call on Companies to Eliminate Deforestation in South American Cattle Production

Published: Sep 14, 2018 – 03:31 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - As carbon pollution from global cattle production and tropical deforestation continues its alarming rise, 44 investors with approximately US $6.4 trillion in assets under management today called on companies sourcing beef and related cattle products to mitigate...

Unilever and Walmart Announce Forest Sustainability Initiatives at the Global Climate Action Summit

Published: Sep 13, 2018 – 08:00 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - Today, at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, USA, Unilever committed to supporting work in Sabah, Malaysia as part of the strategy to achieving a deforestation free supply chain and further reducing emissions. Unilever...

Yum! Brands Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for Second Consecutive Year

Published: Sep 13, 2018 – 03:45 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) today was once again named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI) for its ongoing commitment to sustainable business practices. DJSI is regarded as one of the leading sustainability benchmarks among...

Seventh Generation Commits to Aggressive Science-Based Greenhouse Gas Targets, Zero Waste and 100 Percent Sustainable Sourcing

Published: Sep 12, 2018 – 02:09 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) - Seventh Generation, a leading household and personal care products company and pioneer in the eco-friendly products space, has unveiled its sustainability commitments for 2025 and science-based target goals for 2030. Announced today at the Ceres...

MEDIA ALERT: 3Degrees Hosts Global Climate Action Summit Affiliate Event: Decarbonizing Transportation, A Holistic Approach to Building Sustainable Communities

Published: Sep 12, 2018 – 11:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - What3Degrees will host a panel discussion on the revolutionary ways cities, public transportation agencies and private firms are working towards decarbonizing transportation and building sustainable communities. WhyClimate initiatives across disparate industries have the ability to make a...

Don’t Miss the Most Important Sustainability Event of the Year—BSR18: A New Blueprint for Business

Published: Sep 10, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - The world is changing at a rapid pace. New technologies, shifting cultural norms, evolving economic structures, and unprecedented environmental threats are reshaping the planet. The business agenda is also changing, and the sustainability agenda needs to change...

Oct 23, 2018 – 2018 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum

Event Posted: Sep 04, 2018 – 03:15 PM EST

NAEM's EHS Sustainability Management Forum is the largest annual gathering of environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability decision-makers. Attend this years Forum to find answers to some of your toughest EHS and sustainability challenges and network with the best in the industry....

Avery Dennison Continues to Pioneer Change by Launching Recycled PET Liners in Europe

Published: Sep 03, 2018 – 12:00 PM EST

OEGSTGEEST, Netherlands, Sep. 03 /CSRwire/ - Jasper Zonnenberg, global director films, explains that the new rPET liner uses carefully selected post-consumer waste (PCW) and will be introduced in October 2018 across a number of self-adhesive constructions: "Avery Dennison has established eight ambitious sustainability...

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