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Influencer

Tetra Pak

Department:
Waste and Recycle

At Tetra Pak, our approach to sustainability derives from our brand promise: PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD™. That means protecting food, through our processing and packaging activities. But it also means protecting people, both inside and outside the company. And it means protecting futures: our planet’s, our customers’ and our own.

Partner

Oncor

Department:
Infrastructure & Industry

Oncor delivers more than just electricity. Each day, Oncor helps Texans meet the challenge of rethinking energy use for greater efficiency, cost savings and positive environmental impact. For more than 100 years, we’ve built a reputation as a company that cares about our communities, whether it involves supporting the environment, promoting safety or teaching school children about electricity.

Steward

Reliant Energy

Department:
Infrastructure & Industry

More than a million Texans count on Reliant for their electricity. Our customers benefit from innovative products and integrated services that make their lives more energy-efficient and easier to manage. At Reliant, we work every day to support our neighbors across Texas. Through far-reaching philanthropy and grassroots involvement, we engage with organizations and causes that make our communities stronger and our environment healthier, today and for generations to come. Reliant customers can choose from several alternative-power options and can make almost any of our electricity plans more sustainable through Reliant EcoShareSM. By adding a small contribution to their monthly electricity bills, Reliant EcoShare participants fund carbon offset purchases, residential solar-panel rebates, and EarthShare of Texas®, a nonprofit foundation supporting more than 40 environmental causes. Since 2012, Reliant EcoShare participants have contributed over $1 million to EarthShare of Texas and have helped purchase nearly 500,000 metric tons of carbon offsets.

Occidental Petroleum

Department:
Infrastructure & Industry

Occidental's Social Responsibility (SR) framework is rooted in our core values of integrity, investment and innovation. This framework promotes transparency and collaboration with our key stakeholders to develop and implement sustainable SR programs. Occidental's SR programs support company business objectives and positively affect people, communities and the environment. At our business locations, we follow established procedures to gain an understanding of how Occidental's presence affects the surrounding area and the challenges faced by local communities. By investing in programs and initiatives that manage operational impacts and address key stakeholder concerns, Occidental strengthens relationships with communities and creates shared value for stakeholders and our business. Occidental's SR commitments and ongoing initiatives are categorized into five pillars: governance and transparency, workforce development, health and safety, environmental stewardship and economic and social development.

Visit Dallas

Department:
Development & Urbanism

VisitDallas markets Dallas as the ideal visitor and convention destination in Texas. Dallas – The Most Texan City in Texas – celebrates its heritage in hospitality, and it’s the one city where Southern meets modern and legacy meets luxury. Dallas is the leading business and financial center in the Southwest offering travelers an unparalleled array of amenities and a central location with two major airports with more domestic nonstop flights than any other U.S. city. As the ninth-largest U.S. city, and part of the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the nation, Dallas is the top visitor destination in Texas. You really can do it all in Dallas. For more information, visit http://visitdallas.com/.

Advocate

EJF Philanthropies

Department:
Culture & Community Interest

EJF Philanthropies is focusing on a creating a healthier food system through grants and impact investments. Additional grantmaking priorities include: improving child health in the Washington, DC region; supporting wildlife conservation; collaborating with other funders to support vibrant Jewish life in the United States; funding veterinary research and helping shelters care for sick dogs; and increasing opportunities for students in Washington, DC schools.

Texas Farm Bureau

Department:
Food & Agriculture

Since 1952, Texas Farm Bureau Insurance has been protecting customers' moments-the big, the small, and the everyday. As part of the Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Companies, our mission is twofold: To help our customers manage the financial risks of everyday life and successfully recover from any insured loss through prompt, professional, and personal service based on high ethical standards and fairness. To build and manage a financially strong, efficient, and member-oriented operation that supports the objectives and membership growth goals of the Farm Bureau parent organization.

BNSF Railway Company

Department:
Automotive & Transportation

At BNSF, we believe it is good business and good citizenship to minimize our impact on the planet and to contribute to the long-term sustainability of every community we serve. Railroads are by far the most environmentally friendly mode of surface transportation, and BNSF is a leader in the rail industry for the protection of our air, land and water.