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2014-07-09 08:30:42

Exceeds goals for greenhouse gas emissions and renewable energy sourcing; continues to raise the bar for 2020 STRATHAM, N.H., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2007, as part of its overall commitment to sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Timberland set a number of aggressive performance targets related to its four CSR pillars: Factories, Climate, Product and Service. The goal was to achieve these targets by the year 2015. Today, Timberland is pleased to...

2014-07-07 23:04:03

Two World-class Financial Services Executives to Join Investment Firm's Leadership Team New York, NY (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Cornerstone Capital Inc., has appointed Michael Baldinger and Eric-Vincent Guichard to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Baldinger currently serves as CEO of RobecoSAM AG, a Zurich-based investment firm that pioneered and specializes in sustainable investing. Guichard is Founder and CEO of Homestrings, an online portal that offers a range of tools to...

2014-06-30 16:22:35

Company Surpasses 2015 R&D Spending Goal Addressing Global Sustainability Challenges PHILADELPHIA, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) today released its third annual Sustainability Report, summarizing the diversified chemical company's continuing efforts to address several global challenges in 2013. The report, "Shaping Solutions for the Future," focuses on FMC's five sustainability priorities: fostering safety, growing innovation, cultivating community,...

2014-06-23 16:21:12

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today unveiled its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, showing continued progress in 2013 on the company's safety, environmental and community engagement initiatives. The full report - accessible on www.CSXCSR.com - details the company's financial performance and offers a comprehensive look at the markets CSX serves as well as progress related to sustainability, governance, corporate citizenship, and...

2014-06-16 12:22:19

SPARKS, Md., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, was recognized by Newsweek's 2014 Green Rankings as a top U.S. company for overall corporate sustainability and environmental performance. McCormick has made great progress in these areas. Among 500 U.S. companies ranked, McCormick is the only food company featured in the top 10, coming in at #6. Newsweek also issued a top score for its "Reputation" metric,...

2014-06-09 23:03:25

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Profile of Craghoppers: a leading supplier of world travel and adventure clothing" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Craghoppers, founded in 1965, is one of Europe's leading suppliers of clothing and accessories for the world travel and adventure markets. It is also a supplier of technically advanced outdoor wear. Over the years since its foundation, Craghoppers has established a reputation for bringing innovative...

2014-06-09 12:22:59

DALLAS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comerica Incorporated today announced it has been rated the highest scoring U.S. bank in the recently released Newsweek 2014 Green Rankings U.S. 500 list, which ranks the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the United States by market cap. Overall, Comerica was rated #138, up from #372 in 2012, the last time Newsweek completed its green rankings. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140606/95779) (Logo:...

2014-06-04 16:28:31

TORONTO, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced that it was named as one of Canada's Best 50 Corporate Citizens for 2014 by Corporate Knights, an organization dedicated to encouraging responsible business practices. In its thirteenth year, Corporate Knights' annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens list ranks Canada's top corporate citizens based on environmental, social and...

2014-05-28 08:38:08

LIMOGES, France, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of its Annual General Meeting, Legrand yesterday outlined its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approach, unveiling its new roadmap for 2014-2018. "At Legrand, which is already firmly committed to Sustainable Development, we are today taking a further decisive step forward by placing users and their requirements at the core of our commitment", stated Gilles Schnepp, Legrand Group Chairman and Chief...

2014-05-22 10:59:05

Drexel University Currently accepted wisdom in the corporate world is that in order to motivate frontline employees who serve customers, corporations need to increase their salary, make them feel more positive about the company, or give them more explicit instructions on how to interact with customers. A new study led by Drexel University’s Daniel Korschun, PhD, an assistant professor at the LeBow College of Business, examines how frontline employees respond to corporate social...


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