September 29, 2016

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Abbott Named Industry Leader for Responsible and Sustainable Business for Four Consecutive Years on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

Posted: Sep 09, 2016 – 03:52 PM EST

- Achieves top industry scores in all three categories of economic, environmental and social performance, and more than doubles the overall average industry score - Abbott is one of only two U.S.-based companies among 24 global industry leaders - Recognized for sustainability on...

CBRE Group, Inc. Kicks Off Seventh-Annual BuildMonth

Posted: Sep 09, 2016 – 02:55 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Sep. 09 /CSRwire/ - CBRE Group, Inc. began its seventh-annual on September 1, 2016. BuildMonth, part of the companys Shelter Program, provides CBRE employees with the opportunity to volunteer for projects in their communities that improve housing options in low-income neighborhoods....

In Ecuador Case, Focus Shifts to Canada Where Enforcement Hearing Targeting Chevron Assets Begins Monday

Posted: Sep 08, 2016 – 01:37 PM EST

TORONTO, Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - A group of Ecuadorian indigenous groups and farmer communities from the rainforest will ask a Canadian judge Monday to stop Chevron from seeking to evade a $9.5 billion environmental damages award resulting from a lawsuit filed 23 years...

Gildan Included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fourth Consecutive Year

Posted: Sep 08, 2016 – 01:23 PM EST

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX: GIL)(NYSE: GIL), a global manufacturer and marketer of quality family apparel, announced today that the Company has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World Index) for the fourth...

Newmont Ranked Mining Industry Leader by Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Second Year in a Row

Posted: Sep 08, 2016 – 12:46 PM EST

DENVER, Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - For the second year in a row, Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) was ranked by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) as the mining industrys overall leader in sustainability. Newmonts inclusion on the index also marked...

Coca-Cola HBC Makes the “Threepeat” as the Global Beverage Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)

Posted: Sep 08, 2016 – 11:20 AM EST

Zug, Switzerland, Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - 8 September 2016 Coca-Cola HBC, a leading bottler of the brands of The Coca-Cola Company was named sustainability leader of the beverage industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices assessment published today. The company achieved a total...

UPS Named To Dow Jones Sustainability World Index For Fourth Consecutive Year

Posted: Sep 08, 2016 – 10:10 AM EST

Atlanta, Ga., Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - September 8, 2016, UPS (NYSE: UPS) was named to the Dow Jones SustainabilityTM World Index (DJSI World) for the fourth consecutive year and the Dow Jones SustainabilityTM North America Index for the 12th straight year. These indices...

HealRWorld, Sustainable Brands, Geometry Global & PVBLIC Foundation Unite to Rally Global Businesses and Consumers in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals Adopted at the United Nations Last September

Posted: Sep 08, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - SustainRWorld Day, which launches September 8th at the United Nations, is an initiative intended to rally the private sector to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by inspiring a movement to make every day SustainRWorld Day and...

On Eve of Enforcement Trial, Canada’s Civil Society Calls for Chevron’s Assets to Be Frozen So Ecuador Judgment Can Be Paid

Posted: Sep 07, 2016 – 11:30 AM EST

Canada, Sep. 07 /CSRwire/ - Some of Canadas largest environmental, labor and civil society organizations have now joined the growing international community demanding that Chevron clean up its toxic waste in the Ecuadorian Amazon and cease selling its assets in Canada while a...

Walmart Foundation Aims to Increase Economic Mobility in Growing Retail Industry Through an Investment That Strengthens Career Services Programs Nationwide

Posted: Sep 07, 2016 – 10:14 AM EST

BENTONVILLE, Sep. 07 /CSRwire/ - As a next step in an effort to increase economic mobility of workers in retail and adjacent sectors in the U.S., the Walmart Foundation today announced 10 Workforce Development Boards (WDBs) across the country will receive funding from...

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