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2012-12-20 08:27:10

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SCA, the makers of the Tork(®) brand of away-from-home paper products and one of the most sustainable companies in the world, announces availability of the 3(rd) annual Tork Report, a comprehensive look at sustainability issues and hygiene practices among North American businesses and consumers. The 2012 Tork Report, titled The Sustainability Gap, highlights areas where companies have made progress in improving sustainability goals but also...

2012-11-19 16:04:21

As a corporate responsibility consultant, Kellie McElhaney publicly criticized Apple's recent appointment of another man to an already all-male executive team. McElhaney's new research goes one step further, indicating that the number of women on a corporate board correlates with a firm's sustainability performance. "While not studied in this paper, the cases of strong ESG performance leading to improved financial and more women in leadership leading to better financial performance has...

2012-11-09 08:31:23

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As scrutiny and skepticism grows from stakeholders, companies of all sizes are looking for ways to show their environmental stewardship and social responsibility efforts. According to a recent report by Brandlogic and CRD Analytics, 100 prominent global brands have improved their sustainability performance across the board from 2011 to 2012, while the stakeholder perception of these companies' environmental, social and corporate governance factors has...

2012-11-05 08:22:42

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announces the publication of its 2011 sustainability report, titled Innovative Solutions for Society. The report is viewable on the Huntsman sutainability web site and can be downloaded in .pdf format. Printed copies also are available upon request from Sustainability@Huntsman.com. "In our second sustainability report, we share how, through science and innovation, Huntsman is enabling our...

2012-11-01 07:24:30

MONTREAL, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) released its Sustainability Report for 2011 Performance today, detailing Company efforts to balance environmental, social and economic considerations. The report also publicly introduces Resolute's first company-wide sustainability strategy which has three primary areas of focus: -- Reinforce Resolute's environmental credentials, taking appropriate steps to responsibly manage...

2012-09-27 06:22:22

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dubuque, Iowa, has developed into a more sustainable city through an innovative movement focused more on community-created and citizen-led initiatives than on traditional government programs. The city's sustainable community coordinator explains Dubuque's success in this area in a new McGraw-Hill Research Foundation white paper, describing a variety of sustainability initiatives focused on economic prosperity, environmental integrity, and...

2012-09-25 02:31:49

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) today announced that it has been named to the 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, marking TE's debut on this globally recognized corporate social responsibility index. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110310/PH62357LOGO ) "It is an honor and privilege to be recognized by one of the most prestigious benchmarks in corporate sustainability," said Tom Lynch, Chief Executive...

2012-09-17 06:24:10

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today announced that it has been selected as sector leader in the U.S. Container & Packaging category of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for 2012-2013. DJSI World is comprised of the top 10 percent best-in-class economic, environmental and social performers among the world's 2,500 largest companies in 58 different sectors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/CL80773LOGO )...

2012-09-17 02:20:15

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Sustainability... our sustainability... is mortally dependent on our environment, and our environment is dependent on us." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120917/DE74621) These words are not the mantra of an extreme environmental group. But spoken by Joe Walker, they do represent a radical departure in the way that Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (FNST) is pursuing its industrial business success these days. With a clear...

2012-09-14 02:21:13

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), the gold standard in recognizing corporate sustainability leaders, for the fifth consecutive year for its sustainability-driven leadership in its industry sector. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/CG73938LOGO-a) "In the context of the complex, social, political and environmental issues...