Sustainability accounting

STMicroelectronics - 2021 Sustainability Report: STMicroelectronics steps up its sustainability commitments and programs

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

In December 2020, we took an important step to accelerate our efforts with the announcement of our commitment to become carbon neutral by 2027.

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  • In December 2020, we took an important step to accelerate our efforts with the announcement of our commitment to become carbon neutral by 2027.
  • Working together with customers and partners, ST creates innovative technologies that bring an important contribution to overcome the environmental and social challenges of the planet today.
  • It is aligned with Global Reporting Standards (GRI), Sustainability Accounting Standards Boards (SASB), and Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
  • Our technologies enable smarter mobility, more efficient power and energy management, and the wide-scale deployment of the Internet of Things and 5G technology.

Horizon Bancorp, Inc. Releases Inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 7:30pm

b'MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NASDAQ GS: HBNC) Horizon Bancorp, Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cHorizon\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) announced the release of its 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Report .\n\xe2\x80\x9cAs a community bank, Horizon puts people first in all that we do.

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  • b'MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NASDAQ GS: HBNC) Horizon Bancorp, Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cHorizon\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) announced the release of its 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Report .\n\xe2\x80\x9cAs a community bank, Horizon puts people first in all that we do.
  • Our inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility report reflects on the progress we\xe2\x80\x99ve made thus far and, more importantly, on the ways that we\xe2\x80\x99re actively working to foster diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our company and within the Indiana and Michigan communities we serve,\xe2\x80\x9d Chairman and CEO Craig M. Dwight said.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe know that there is more work to do and we look forward to being a leader in the community banking space in terms of our commitment to and transparency around these important issues.\xe2\x80\x9d\nHorizon\xe2\x80\x99s Corporate Social Responsibility Report examines its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as its in-market community lending, charitable giving, work environment and corporate governance.
  • The report also includes additional accounting metric disclosures based on the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board\xe2\x80\x99s recommended standards for commercial banks and mortgage finance.

GATX Corporation Publishes Inaugural Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Report

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 2:38pm

b'CHICAGO, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) today announced publication of its first Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) report, which discloses metrics related to relevant environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors for calendar year 2020.

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  • b'CHICAGO, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) today announced publication of its first Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) report, which discloses metrics related to relevant environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors for calendar year 2020.
  • Furthermore, the Company announced disclosure of its Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions data for calendar year 2019.
  • As the leading global railcar lessor, GATX has been providing quality railcars and services to its customers for over 120 years.
  • Accordingly, the Company encourages investors, the media and others interested in GATX to review the information that it shares on www.gatx.com under the \xe2\x80\x9cInvestor Relations\xe2\x80\x9d tab.\n'

Lilly Outlines Robust Plans to Strengthen ESG Commitments Across the Globe

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 12:00pm

Lilly is also adopting standard ESG reporting frameworks from the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and the Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures.

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  • Lilly is also adopting standard ESG reporting frameworks from the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and the Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures.
  • "Greater transparency is a mandate for all businesses and we are excited to implement standard ESG frameworks to report on our progress.
  • There can be no assurance that Lilly will be successful in reaching the goals discussed above or in its other ESG communications.
  • Except as required by law, Lilly undertakes no duty to update forward-looking statements to reflect events after the date of this release.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/lilly-outlines-robust-plans-to-s...\n'

DGAP-News: Linde Awarded Best-in-Class for Sustainability Disclosure Practices

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 11:28am

It measures the depth and extent of company disclosure relative to their industry group and is designed to indicate the company\'s understanding and preparedness to address environmental risks.

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  • It measures the depth and extent of company disclosure relative to their industry group and is designed to indicate the company\'s understanding and preparedness to address environmental risks.
  • The ISS methodology is informed by disclosure standards and frameworks including the Global Reporting Initiative, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.\n"Sustainability underscores everything we do at Linde," said Todd Skare, Chief Technology and Sustainability Officer, Linde.
  • We are committed to the highest standards of transparency and disclosure and are pleased to receive this recognition from ISS.
  • Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions.\nFor more information about the company and its products and services, please visit www.linde.com\n'

Cleveland-Cliffs Issues Its Sustainability Report 2020 Executive Summary

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 4:45pm

b'Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE: CLF) today published its Sustainability Report 2020 Executive Summary highlighting the progress toward the achievement of its sustainability goals and reaffirming the company\xe2\x80\x99s agenda to build a more sustainable steel company.

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  • b'Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE: CLF) today published its Sustainability Report 2020 Executive Summary highlighting the progress toward the achievement of its sustainability goals and reaffirming the company\xe2\x80\x99s agenda to build a more sustainable steel company.
  • Later in the second quarter, the Company will publish its full Sustainability Report 2020 consistent with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) guidance.\nLourenco Goncalves, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer said, \xe2\x80\x9cThroughout our history, Cleveland-Cliffs has taken pride that we operate in a responsible, sustainable manner and act as a good neighbor within our local communities.
  • As Cleveland-Cliffs expanded its business, our executive leadership team and I focused on developing an integrated, sustainable business model across the entire company.
  • It will serve as a preview of the topics to be discussed in more detail in our forthcoming, full 2020 Sustainability Report.\nCleveland-Cliffs is the largest flat-rolled steel producer in North America.

PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works: MMK publishes 2020 Integrated Annual Report

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 1:07am

b'PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works: MMK publishes 2020 Integrated Annual Report\nDissemination of a Regulatory Announcement that contains inside information according to REGULATION (EU) No 596/2014 (MAR), transmitted by EQS Group.\nThe issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.\nPJSC Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works ("MMK", or "the Group") (MICEX-RTS: MAGN; LSE: MMK), one of the world\'s largest steel producers, is pleased to announce that the Integrated Annual Report for 2020 has been published on the MMK\'s corporate website.\nThis 2020 Annual Report (the "Report") discloses data on the Group\'s financial, economic and operating activities, and reflects the sustainability highlights prepared under the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative\'s Sustainability Reporting Standards) and SASB (Sustainability Accounting Standards Board) Reporting Standards.

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  • b'PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works: MMK publishes 2020 Integrated Annual Report\nDissemination of a Regulatory Announcement that contains inside information according to REGULATION (EU) No 596/2014 (MAR), transmitted by EQS Group.\nThe issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.\nPJSC Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works ("MMK", or "the Group") (MICEX-RTS: MAGN; LSE: MMK), one of the world\'s largest steel producers, is pleased to announce that the Integrated Annual Report for 2020 has been published on the MMK\'s corporate website.\nThis 2020 Annual Report (the "Report") discloses data on the Group\'s financial, economic and operating activities, and reflects the sustainability highlights prepared under the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative\'s Sustainability Reporting Standards) and SASB (Sustainability Accounting Standards Board) Reporting Standards.
  • The Group\'s operations in Russia include a large steel-producing unit encompassing the entire production chain, from the preparation of iron ore to downstream processing of rolled steel.
  • MMK turns out a broad range of steel products, with a predominant share of premium products.
  • In 2020, MMK produced 11.6 mln tonnes of crude steel and sold 10.8 mln tonnes of commercial steel products.\n\xd0\x9c\xd0\x9c\xd0\x9a is an industry leader in terms of production costs and margins.

Freeport-McMoRan Publishes 2020 Annual Report on Sustainability

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 12:50pm

b"Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) today announced the publication of its 2020 Annual Report on Sustainability detailing its environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance during the year.

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  • b"Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) today announced the publication of its 2020 Annual Report on Sustainability detailing its environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance during the year.
  • This report marks FCX\xe2\x80\x99s 20th year of reporting on its sustainability progress and FCX\xe2\x80\x99s first year reporting in alignment with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Metals & Mining framework.\nRichard C. Adkerson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer said: \xe2\x80\x9cI am pleased to share our 2020 Annual Report on Sustainability, which details our ESG performance and initiatives in this important area.
  • Relentlessly.\xe2\x80\x9d\nFCX\xe2\x80\x99s 2020 Annual Report on Sustainability was compiled in alignment with the SASB Metals & Mining framework and in accordance with the GRI Reporting Standards Core option and reflects FCX\xe2\x80\x99s reporting obligations as a founding member of the International Council on Mining and Metals.
  • FCX\xe2\x80\x99s 2020 Annual Report on Sustainability is available on the company website at www.fcx.com/sustainability .\nFCX is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona.

HEI Releases 2021 Consolidated Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 8:00pm

b'HONOLULU, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI) (NYSE: HE) today released an updated consolidated report describing its policies, actions and performance with respect to a number of environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters, including climate-related risks and opportunities.\nHEI\'s 2021 ESG report includes the company\'s first Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)-aligned reporting.

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  • b'HONOLULU, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI) (NYSE: HE) today released an updated consolidated report describing its policies, actions and performance with respect to a number of environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters, including climate-related risks and opportunities.\nHEI\'s 2021 ESG report includes the company\'s first Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)-aligned reporting.
  • It also includes the results of HEI\'s first consolidated ESG priorities assessment.
  • As with HEI\'s inaugural ESG report last year, the 2021 report presents data aligned with Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) guidelines for HEI\'s utility and bank subsidiaries.\n"With all of our operations in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, we know that our company\'s long-term health is inextricably linked with the strength of the economy, communities, and environment of the Hawaiian Islands.
  • That\'s why ESG and sustainability considerations are at the core of our mission to be a catalyst for a better Hawai\'i," said Connie Lau, HEI president and CEO.\n"Since issuing our inaugural ESG report last fall, we have continued our cross-enterprise work to further integrate ESG and climate-related factors into our governance, strategies, risk management and reporting.

Bloom Energy Announces Inaugural Sustainability Report

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 9:05pm

b'Sustainability is a priority for Bloom Energy; with the issuance of this report, it memorializes the company\xe2\x80\x99s past efforts while charting its commitment to a sustainable future.

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  • b'Sustainability is a priority for Bloom Energy; with the issuance of this report, it memorializes the company\xe2\x80\x99s past efforts while charting its commitment to a sustainable future.
  • The report is aligned with both the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) reporting frameworks.
  • Our mission at Bloom is to make clean, reliable, energy affordable for everyone in the world.
  • 2020 certainly pushed us one step closer to that goal.\xe2\x80\x9d\nFor more information and to read the full report, please visit Bloom Energy\xe2\x80\x99s sustainability website at: bloomenergy.com/sustainability .\nBloom Energy\xe2\x80\x99s mission is to make clean, reliable energy affordable for everyone in the world.