Corporate social responsibility

Amyris Ranked Among World's Top Social And Environmental Impact Companies By Real Leaders®️

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

The Real Leaders 2021 Impact Awards ranked Amyris #23 among 150 recognized companies.

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  • The Real Leaders 2021 Impact Awards ranked Amyris #23 among 150 recognized companies.
  • Real Leadersrecognizes purpose-driven companies whose products or services address social and environmental challenges and that are growing and thriving as a result of their commitment to sustainability.
  • Nominees were ranked based on their "Force For Good" score which considers 2017-2019 revenue growth rate and an overall impact score.
  • "These top impact companies prove that businesses can thrive by being a force for good," said Mark Van Ness, Founder of Real Leaders.

Teladoc Health Issues Inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 12:15pm

Through its inaugural CSR report, Teladoc Health sets an industry precedent for the ongoing commitment to corporate social responsibility, transparency and reporting.

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  • Through its inaugural CSR report, Teladoc Health sets an industry precedent for the ongoing commitment to corporate social responsibility, transparency and reporting.
  • Now more than ever, Teladoc Health is committed to expanding equitable access to care and helping people attain their full health potential, said Jason Gorevic, chief executive officer of Teladoc Health.
  • Championing better global health outcomes: Through disaster support efforts, Teladoc Health has provided free general medical and mental health visits for those impacted by major hurricanes, western wildfires and earthquakes across the United States.
  • To read Teladoc Healths inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report, visit: https://www.teladochealth.com/resources/white-paper/csr-report/
    Teladoc Health empowers all people everywhere to live their healthiest lives by transforming the healthcare experience.

Fossil Free Indexes (FFI) Rebrands to FFI Solutions to Reflect Expanded Focus on Sustainable Investing

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 9:00am

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fossil Free Indexes (FFI), a firm committed to climate-aligned investing, has rebranded to FFI Solutions to better reflect the company's expanded product and service offerings for market participants intending to transition to more sustainable investment strategies.

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  • NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fossil Free Indexes (FFI), a firm committed to climate-aligned investing, has rebranded to FFI Solutions to better reflect the company's expanded product and service offerings for market participants intending to transition to more sustainable investment strategies.
  • "Expanding our research product offerings across the sustainable investing spectrum is a natural extension of our climate-centric strengths," explains Michael Palmieri, CEO of FFI Solutions.
  • FFI Solutions ( http://www.ffisolutions.com ) is a research and analytics-driven advisory firm that empowers investors and asset managers to transition to more sustainable investments.
  • FFI Holdings LLC is the parent company of FFI Solutions and FFI Advisors, ( http://www.ffiadvisors.com ), a performance and mission-driven investment manager focused on developing climate-aligned strategies.

Ryder Named One of “America’s Most Responsible Companies” in 2021 by Newsweek

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 11:55am

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in supply chain , dedicated transportation , and commercial fleet management solutions, has been named by Newsweek to its annual list of Americas Most Responsible Companies for 2021.

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  • Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in supply chain , dedicated transportation , and commercial fleet management solutions, has been named by Newsweek to its annual list of Americas Most Responsible Companies for 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210113005101/en/
    For the second consecutive year, Ryder has been named by Newsweek to its annual list of Americas Most Responsible Companies for 2021 recognizing the companys ongoing commitment to corporate social responsibility efforts related to its environment, social, and corporate governance initiatives.
  • From a universe of 2,000 public companies, Ryder ranked #262 on Newsweeks list of 400 winners.
  • Ryder continues to be one of the top companies in its category, making it clear that it shares the values that we all respect and appreciate.

Arçelik Named as One of the Real Leaders Top 150 Impact Companies of 2021

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 9:00am

ISTANBUL, Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Arelik, parent company to 12 leading home appliance brands including Beko and Grundig, with a footprint in almost 150 countries worldwide has been ranked 13th on The Real Leaders Top 150 Impact Companies of 2021.

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  • ISTANBUL, Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Arelik, parent company to 12 leading home appliance brands including Beko and Grundig, with a footprint in almost 150 countries worldwide has been ranked 13th on The Real Leaders Top 150 Impact Companies of 2021.
  • The Real Leaders 150 Top Impact Companies Award recognises organisations that are making a positive social or environmental impact.
  • Adopting sustainability as a business model with its "Respecting the World, Respected Worldwide" vision enable Arelik to be listed among 150 companies.
  • Real Leaders is a Certified B-Corp and signatory in the United Nations Global Compact (an advocate for achieving the global goals for sustainable development).

Arçelik Named as One of the Real Leaders Top 150 Impact Companies of 2021

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 9:00am

ISTANBUL, Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Arelik, parent company to 12 leading home appliance brands including Beko and Grundig, with a footprint in almost 150 countries worldwide has been ranked 13th on The Real Leaders Top 150 Impact Companies of 2021.

Key Points: 
  • ISTANBUL, Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Arelik, parent company to 12 leading home appliance brands including Beko and Grundig, with a footprint in almost 150 countries worldwide has been ranked 13th on The Real Leaders Top 150 Impact Companies of 2021.
  • The Real Leaders 150 Top Impact Companies Award recognises organisations that are making a positive social or environmental impact.
  • Adopting sustainability as a business model with its "Respecting the World, Respected Worldwide" vision enable Arelik to be listed among 150 companies.
  • Real Leaders is a Certified B-Corp and signatory in the United Nations Global Compact (an advocate for achieving the global goals for sustainable development).

Alchemy Code Lab Announces $5.8M Investment from Social Finance to Launch New Career Impact Bond

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 7:15pm

Funded by impact investing nonprofit Social Finance through the Career Impact Bond , this student-centered financing model is designed to increase equity in employment and economic opportunity.

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  • Funded by impact investing nonprofit Social Finance through the Career Impact Bond , this student-centered financing model is designed to increase equity in employment and economic opportunity.
  • Social Finance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to mobilizing capital to drive social progress.
  • The Alchemy Code Lab partnership is the first Career Impact Bond to integrate a living stipend, says Tracy Palandjian, Social Finance CEO and co-founder.
  • Alchemy Code Lab is a full-time, 25-week program designed to place students directly into mid-level software developer jobs.

Mission Investors Exchange Announces New Board Leadership

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 6:00pm

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Mission Investors Exchange (MIE), the leading network of foundations engaged in impact investing, is pleased to announce two new officers on its Board of Directors and to welcome three new board members.

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  • NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Mission Investors Exchange (MIE), the leading network of foundations engaged in impact investing, is pleased to announce two new officers on its Board of Directors and to welcome three new board members.
  • Ken Jones, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, has been elected Chair of the MIE Board of Directors, and Cynthia Muller, Director of Mission DrivenInvestments, W.K.
  • Kellogg Foundation
    Mission Investors Exchange is the leading impact investing network for foundations dedicated to deploying capital for social and environmental change.
  • Members come to Mission Investors Exchange and each other for best practices, new investment opportunities, deal partnerships, and innovations in impact investing around the world.

Mamadou-Abou Sarr Appointed to US SIF Board of Directors

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 1:00pm

V-Square Quantitative Management LLC ( V-Square) today announced that Mamadou-Abou Sarr has been appointed to the board of directors of US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment.

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  • V-Square Quantitative Management LLC ( V-Square) today announced that Mamadou-Abou Sarr has been appointed to the board of directors of US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment.
  • Sarr also will serve on the US SIF Foundation Board.
  • US SIF's 13-member board of directors provides strategic guidance to advance sustainable and impact investing across all asset classes.
  • I look forward to working with all of the new and returning members of our board, added Diederik Timmer, Chair of the Board of Directors of US SIF.

TriLinc Global Sustainable Income Fund secures funding of $25 million from BlueOrchard Impact Investment Managers

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 4:23pm

TriLinc Global Sustainable Income Fund (TGSIF) announced today a new funding of $25 million from Luxembourg-based BlueOrchard Impact Investment Managers (BlueOrchard) to provide financing to middle market companies operating in Emerging Markets around the world.

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  • TriLinc Global Sustainable Income Fund (TGSIF) announced today a new funding of $25 million from Luxembourg-based BlueOrchard Impact Investment Managers (BlueOrchard) to provide financing to middle market companies operating in Emerging Markets around the world.
  • Normunds Mizis, Chief Credit Officer of BlueOrchard said, We believe by supporting the TriLinc Global Sustainable Income Fund, we can increase impact investing for a sustainable world.
  • TriLinc Global is an impact investing fund sponsor with a mission to link market-rate returns, positive impact, and scalable solutions.
  • TriLinc Advisors, LLC (TLA) and TriLinc Global Advisors, LLC (TLGA) are wholly-owned subsidiaries of TLG and are SEC registered investment advisors.