United Nations Global Compact

CollPlant Issues Letter to Shareholders

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

Our long-term collaboration with AbbVie to develop a paradigm-shifting regenerative dermal and soft tissue filler continues to advance.

Key Points: 
  • Our long-term collaboration with AbbVie to develop a paradigm-shifting regenerative dermal and soft tissue filler continues to advance.
  • In June of last year, we announced the achievement of an important milestone under this collaboration which triggered a $10 million payment from AbbVie to CollPlant.
  • Per CollPlant's agreement with AbbVie, CollPlant has the potential to receive additional milestones and option products payments, as well as receive meaningful royalties on product sales.
  • In the second quarter of 2023, CollPlant hired a dedicated expert to lead our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) effort.

White Paper Shows U.S. Private Sector's Capability in Advancing SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation for All

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

This opportunity is highlighted in the white paper "From Ripples to Waves: The Value of Corporate Water Stewardship," which was unveiled yesterday at the GreenBiz 24 conference in Arizona.

Key Points: 
  • This opportunity is highlighted in the white paper "From Ripples to Waves: The Value of Corporate Water Stewardship," which was unveiled yesterday at the GreenBiz 24 conference in Arizona.
  • "From Ripples to Waves: The Value of Corporate Water Stewardship" discusses the value of water and serves as a call to action for businesses to address water challenges proactively.
  • Delving into the practices of six companies across various sizes and sectors – including PepsiCo, Microsoft, Gotham Greens, Cargill, S&P Global, and Xylem – the white paper provides tangible examples of effective water stewardship.
  • Through these examples, the report highlights how the private sector can make a demonstrable contribution to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: Clean Water and Sanitation for all.

HTC GLOBAL SERVICES AWARDED SILVER MEDAL BY ECOVADIS, RANKED IN TOP 90TH PERCENTILE OF ASSESSED COMPANIES WORLDWIDE

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Silver medals are awarded by EcoVadis to the top quartile of companies participating in its program worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • Silver medals are awarded by EcoVadis to the top quartile of companies participating in its program worldwide.
  • Their methodology is based on international sustainability standards, such as the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and ISO 26000.
  • Madhava Reddy, President and CEO of HTC Global Services, commented, "I am proud of the acknowledgment our organization has received.
  • Being ranked in the 90th percentile, places us in the top 10% of companies assessed by EcoVadis worldwide.

UN Global Compact launches Transformational Governance Corporate Toolkit

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

New York, United States of America, Feb. 13, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The UN Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative, announced today the launch of its Transformational Governance Corporate Toolkit .

Key Points: 
  • New York, United States of America, Feb. 13, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The UN Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative, announced today the launch of its Transformational Governance Corporate Toolkit .
  • Sanda Ojiambo, CEO and Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, emphasizes the importance of this toolkit for business: "The Transformational Governance Corporate Toolkit is a milestone in our ongoing efforts to equip companies with the tools they need to advance sustainable and responsible business practices.
  • The toolkit includes a user-friendly online Transformational Governance Self-Assessment Tool , providing a framework for companies to engage with and apply the principles of transformational governance.
  • The toolkit was developed in collaboration with participating companies and partner organizations of the United Nations Global Compact Think Lab on Transformational Governance .

Fluence Energy, Inc. Reports Record $1.1 Billion Quarterly Order Intake, Resulting in Highest Ever Backlog; Reaffirms Fiscal 2024 Guidance

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Contracted backlog2 of approximately $3.7 billion as of December 31, 2023, compared to approximately $2.9 billion as of September 30, 2023.

Key Points: 
  • Contracted backlog2 of approximately $3.7 billion as of December 31, 2023, compared to approximately $2.9 billion as of September 30, 2023.
  • “We are off to a strong start for 2024 with a record quarterly order intake," said Julian Nebreda, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
  • The Company is reaffirming its fiscal year 2024 total revenue guidance range of $2.7 billion to $3.3 billion.
  • Finally, the Company is reaffirming its fiscal year 2024 annual recurring revenue (ARR) guidance of approximately $80 million by the end of fiscal year 2024.

Fujitsu Earns Top Rating from CDP in Climate Change Category

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

TOKYO, Feb 7, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited today announced that the Fujitsu Group has been selected for the CDP's A List for climate change for the seventh year in a row, earning the highest rating in the CDP's evaluation of corporate activities in response to climate change.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Feb 7, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited today announced that the Fujitsu Group has been selected for the CDP's A List for climate change for the seventh year in a row, earning the highest rating in the CDP's evaluation of corporate activities in response to climate change.
  • The survey evaluates companies' outstanding efforts to demonstrate leadership in disclosing information, identifying and managing risks, addressing challenges, as well as setting ambitious and significant goals.
  • In 2017, The Fujitsu Group laid out its medium- to long-term environmental vision, the Fujitsu Climate and Energy Vision, setting its goal to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050.
  • Utilizing AI and other advanced digital technologies to support innovation, Fujitsu is working to mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change through its business operations.

CDP recognition of Sopra Steria's climate performance for the 7th successive year

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Inclusion in the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) Climate 'A' List rewards Sopra Steria for making climate action 'business as usual' in its operations, supply chain and services to clients.

Key Points: 
  • Inclusion in the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) Climate 'A' List rewards Sopra Steria for making climate action 'business as usual' in its operations, supply chain and services to clients.
  • Climate action is a core part of the company's Sustainability and wider Corporate Responsibility programmes.
  • Commenting on Sopra Steria Group's recognition by CDP, Cyril Malargé, CEO of the Sopra Steria Group, said, "I am delighted that the actions of our 55,000 people have kept Sopra Steria in the CDP's 'A' list for the seventh successive year, a clear demonstration of our leadership in corporate climate action and sustainability.
  • Sopra Steria's key objectives in Climate Action and Environmental Sustainability are:
    Net Zero 2040: progress the implementation of the SBTi-validated 'Net Zero' Targets across the value chain.

CDP recognition of Sopra Steria's climate performance for the 7th successive year

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Inclusion in the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) Climate 'A' List rewards Sopra Steria for making climate action 'business as usual' in its operations, supply chain and services to clients.

Key Points: 
  • Inclusion in the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) Climate 'A' List rewards Sopra Steria for making climate action 'business as usual' in its operations, supply chain and services to clients.
  • Climate action is a core part of the company's Sustainability and wider Corporate Responsibility programmes.
  • Commenting on Sopra Steria Group's recognition by CDP, Cyril Malargé, CEO of the Sopra Steria Group, said, "I am delighted that the actions of our 55,000 people have kept Sopra Steria in the CDP's 'A' list for the seventh successive year, a clear demonstration of our leadership in corporate climate action and sustainability.
  • Sopra Steria's key objectives in Climate Action and Environmental Sustainability are:
    Net Zero 2040: progress the implementation of the SBTi-validated 'Net Zero' Targets across the value chain.

Adient releases 2023 Sustainability Report

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Feb. 6, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Adient (NYSE: ADNT), a global leader in automotive seating, today released its 2023 Sustainability Report showcasing the company's ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship, social responsibility and strong governance practices.

Key Points: 
  • Adient has reduced its global scope 1 and 2 absolute CO2e emissions by 34%* as of Sept. 30, 2023 (using 2019 as its base year).
  • In fiscal year 2023, Adient completed 1,336 continuous improvement projects at its locations globally that annually conserve:
    Adient refreshed its Deforestation Policy in 2023 and released a new Natural Resources webpage: www.adient.com/natural-resources .
  • "I invite you to read our 2023 Sustainability Report to see inspiring examples of our teams in action."
  • Visit www.adient.com/sustainability to view and download Adient's full 2023 Sustainability Report.

Hikvision Joins the United Nations Global Compact

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

HANGZHOU, China, Feb. 6, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Hikvision today announced that it has joined the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC).

Key Points: 
  • HANGZHOU, China, Feb. 6, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Hikvision today announced that it has joined the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC).
  • Devoted to advancing sustainable development and corporate citizenship, Hikvision joins more than 20,000 companies and 3,800 non-business participants who have similarly embraced the commitments of the UN Global Compact.
  • The initiative encourages companies to embed Ten Principles on human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption into strategies and operations, and contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Dedicated to becoming a well-respected global technology company, Hikvision prioritizes corporate responsibility and enforces policies to ensure the company acts responsibly across its value chain.