October 20, 2018

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Scotiabank Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America

Posted: 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...

Town Hall Examines ‘Brands Taking Stands’ Phenomenon – A Movement or a Moment?

Posted: Sep 17, 2018 – 08:05 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - Athletes, chefs, and CEOs are among those speaking out on environmental, social, and political issues, prompting a 3BL Media Town Hall sponsored by MSL that will examine whether the Brands Taking StandsTM phenomenon is a movement or...

Walmart and Sam’s Club Announce Customer Campaign to Assist With 2018 U.S. Hurricane Relief

Posted: Sep 14, 2018 – 08:00 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - With a catastrophic storm, flooding and power outages hitting the Eastern Seaboard, Walmart and Sams Club are launching a customer campaign to assist impacted communities with hurricane relief. Walmart is matching customer donations to Foundation For The...

Gildan Listed on the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Posted: 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

Posted: 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...

Global Conference on Indigenous Solutions for Environmental Challenges Set for November in Canada

Posted: Sep 14, 2018 – 12:24 PM EST

CALGARY, Canada, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - A major international conference focused on indigenous legal principles, the environment, and the landmark $12 billion pollution judgment won by rainforest communities in Ecuador against Chevron is scheduled to take placeNovember 10-12 in Banff, Canada. The conference...

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

Posted: 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...

Hilton Lands Industry Leader Recognition on DJSI for Corporate Responsibility Strategy

Posted: Sep 13, 2018 – 04:25 PM EST

MCLEAN, Va., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - For the 2nd year in a row, Hilton has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, the most prestigious index for corporate responsibility and sustainability performance. This independent ranking recognizes Hiltons leadership in redefining...

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

Posted: 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...

Mondelēz International Named Again to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Posted: Sep 13, 2018 – 01:21 PM EST

-Ongoing strong performance driven by focus to deliver business growth while making positive impact on people and planet -Reflects company's commitment to accelerate efforts around climate change and reduce its global carbon footprint

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