Social responsibility

Alliant Energy named to Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies list for third consecutive year

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Monday, January 9, 2023

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the third consecutive year, Alliant Energy has been named to Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies .

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  • MADISON, Wis., Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the third consecutive year, Alliant Energy has been named to Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies .
  • Alliant Energy was recognized as a top-25 company in the energy and utility industry based on a combination of its environmental, social and governance scores.
  • “We’re pleased to be honored for the third straight year as one of America’s most responsible companies.
  • The list, presented by Newsweek and Statistic Inc., spans 14 industries and recognizes the top 500 most responsible companies in the United States.

Teleperformance Earns 9th Consecutive Full Enterprise-wide Social Responsibility Standard Certification From Verego

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Teleperformance (Paris:TEP), the global leader in outsourced customer and citizen experience management and related digital services, announced today that it has received the Enterprise-Wide Social Responsibility Standard (SRS) Certification Award from Verego for the 9th consecutive year.

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  • Teleperformance (Paris:TEP), the global leader in outsourced customer and citizen experience management and related digital services, announced today that it has received the Enterprise-Wide Social Responsibility Standard (SRS) Certification Award from Verego for the 9th consecutive year.
  • The attained certification scores were the highest in the industry in every single area.
  • The Verego SRS Certification provides a comprehensive framework for ensuring the effective management of corporate responsibility initiatives.
  • “Verego, now part of the leading global sustainability firm Clearstream Solutions, is proud to award Teleperformance certification in all five areas of the SRS Standard for the 9th consecutive year.

BE BY THE SOUFERIAN GROUP ANNOUNCES "BE CHARITABLE" DONATION MATCHING PROGRAM TO FIGHT HOMELESSNESS

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Be DTLA by The Souferian Group, located in the heart of Los Angeles, will be the first apartment community of the Be brand to implement a new charity program that will contribute to the overall wellbeing of its properties' hometowns. Through a program aptly named, "Be Charitable," the 606-unit apartment building focused on wellness and unique experiences, will match 100% of a new resident donation to the charity The People Concern, one of Los Angeles County's largest social service agencies working to end homelessness through a model of integrated and comprehensive care.

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  • This program wouldn't be possible without the generous support of our residents and we're proud to do our part."
  • By working together, Souferian hopes "our residents will play a part in addressing this complex issue that plaques every community in our country."
  • As we fight for the betterment of our cities, I call on other communities to join the effort and play their part."
  • "Our hope is that if we showcase giving to others and being charitable, it will have a ripple effect throughout the city," said Souferian.

UDR Named to Newsweek’s 2023 List of America’s Most Responsible Companies

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Monday, January 9, 2023

UDR, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: UDR), a leading multifamily real estate investment trust and GRESB 5 Star rated company for its sustainability leadership, announced today that it has been named one of America’s Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek.

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  • UDR, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: UDR), a leading multifamily real estate investment trust and GRESB 5 Star rated company for its sustainability leadership, announced today that it has been named one of America’s Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek.
  • “We are honored that Newsweek has recognized UDR as one of America’s Most Responsible Companies for the second consecutive year,” said Tom Toomey, UDR’s Chairman and CEO.
  • The final list recognizes the top 500 most responsible companies in the United States, spanning 14 industries, and can be accessed online at https://www.newsweek.com/rankings/americas-most-responsible-companies-2023 .
  • Additional details on UDR’s corporate responsibility efforts, goals, and measurable ESG targets and outcomes can be found in the Company’s annual ESG Report and on its ESG website .

Fosun International Receives Four Awards from Corporate Governance Asia

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

HONG KONG, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- On 11 January 2023, the Corporate Governance Asia magazine presented the 12th Asian Excellence Award. Chen Qiyu and Xu Xiaoliang, Executive Directors and Co-CEOs of Fosun International Limited ("Fosun International" or "Fosun" or the "Group") (HKEX: 00656) were both honoured Asia's Best CEO. In addition, Fosun International was awarded Asia's Best CSR and Best Corporate Communications awards.

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  • Chen Qiyu and Xu Xiaoliang, Executive Directors and Co-CEOs of Fosun International Limited ("Fosun International" or "Fosun" or the "Group") (HKEX: 00656) were both honoured Asia's Best CEO.
  • Corporate Governance Asia is one of the most authoritative corporate governance journals in the Asian-Pacific region.
  • Chen Qiyu, Executive Director and Co-CEO of Fosun International, said, "We are very honoured to receive several awards from Corporate Governance Asia, including Asia's Best CEO and Asia's Best CSR.
  • According to Corporate Governance Asia, in response to the pandemic, Fosun took the initiative to undertake corporate social responsibility.

Leading Players Prioritize ESG Investments In The Edtech Industry: Astra ESG Solutions

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Notably, the prevalence of online learning against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic prompted industry leaders to achieve ESG goals.

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  • Notably, the prevalence of online learning against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic prompted industry leaders to achieve ESG goals.
  • AI-based learning tools forayed into the mainstream education landscape, encouraging investors, venture capitalists and other stakeholders to prioritize ESG goals.
  • A host of global organizations expects their vendors to adopt ESG goals, while stakeholders are demanding that startups define and focus on ESG strategy.
  • Discover more regarding the practices and strategies being implemented by industry participants from the EdTech Industry ESG Thematic Report, 2023, published by Astra ESG Solutions
    Investors are bullish on the prospect of edtech providing an immersive learning experience to K-12 students (kindergarten to 12th grade).

Leading Players Prioritize ESG Investments In The Edtech Industry: Astra ESG Solutions

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Notably, the prevalence of online learning against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic prompted industry leaders to achieve ESG goals.

Key Points: 
  • Notably, the prevalence of online learning against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic prompted industry leaders to achieve ESG goals.
  • AI-based learning tools forayed into the mainstream education landscape, encouraging investors, venture capitalists and other stakeholders to prioritize ESG goals.
  • A host of global organizations expects their vendors to adopt ESG goals, while stakeholders are demanding that startups define and focus on ESG strategy.
  • Discover more regarding the practices and strategies being implemented by industry participants from the EdTech Industry ESG Thematic Report, 2023, published by Astra ESG Solutions
    Investors are bullish on the prospect of edtech providing an immersive learning experience to K-12 students (kindergarten to 12th grade).

SI Group Releases Inaugural ESG Report Showcasing its Commitment to Sustainability

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- SI Group, a leading global performance additives company, has released its inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report. The report demonstrates SI Group's commitment to sustainability and defines its future targets as it elevates efforts to improve its social responsibility. Read SI Group's 2022 report and learn about its sustainability goals here: www.siigroup.com/sustainability.

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  • THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- SI Group, a leading global performance additives company, has released its inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report.
  • The report demonstrates SI Group's commitment to sustainability and defines its future targets as it elevates efforts to improve its social responsibility.
  • Read SI Group's 2022 report and learn about its sustainability goals here: www.siigroup.com/sustainability .
  • "SI Group's drive for continuous improvement, paired with our commitment to sustainability as a fundamental component of our mission, positions SI Group to meet or exceed our ambitious targets."

SI Group Releases Inaugural ESG Report Showcasing its Commitment to Sustainability

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- SI Group, a leading global performance additives company, has released its inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report. The report demonstrates SI Group's commitment to sustainability and defines its future targets as it elevates efforts to improve its social responsibility. Read SI Group's 2022 report and learn about its sustainability goals here: www.siigroup.com/sustainability.

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  • THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- SI Group, a leading global performance additives company, has released its inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report.
  • The report demonstrates SI Group's commitment to sustainability and defines its future targets as it elevates efforts to improve its social responsibility.
  • Read SI Group's 2022 report and learn about its sustainability goals here: www.siigroup.com/sustainability .
  • "SI Group's drive for continuous improvement, paired with our commitment to sustainability as a fundamental component of our mission, positions SI Group to meet or exceed our ambitious targets."

New England Law | Boston Professor Russell Engler Honored by AALS for Pro Bono Commitment

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

BOSTON, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Russell Engler, Director of Clinical Programs at New England Law | Boston, has received the 2023 Pro Bono & Public Service Opportunities Section Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).

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  • BOSTON, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Russell Engler, Director of Clinical Programs at New England Law | Boston, has received the 2023 Pro Bono & Public Service Opportunities Section Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).
  • Lisa Freudenheim, Dean and Professor of Law at New England Law | Boston, wrote in her nomination of Engler: "It is difficult for me to envision someone who has more consistently dedicated his entire career to access to justice issues than my colleague Russell Engler.
  • Engler has been instrumental in shaping New England Law | Boston's clinical program through his leadership over the past three decades.
  • Engler joined New England Law | Boston as Director of Clinical Programs in 1993 after serving as Director of the Housing Law Unit at Brooklyn (NY) Legal Services, Corporation B.