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Making the Global Goals HPE’s Business

May 26, 2017 8:45 AM ET - 2015 was a year filled with positive achievements for our collective future, with the adoption of both the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. However, in 2016, the voices of many in the world told us clearly...

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Daimler Sustainability Pushing Ahead

May 26, 2017 8:10 AM ET - The mobility sector is currently undergoing rapid change, as the trend is moving toward “on demand”-mobility. City dwellers, in particular, tend to use a growing range of mobility services that extend from traditional services such as local public...

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Unreasonable Impact | Reforesting a Future with Drones: Q&A with BioCarbon Engineering

May 26, 2017 8:10 AM ET - Forests cover over thirty percent of the planet’s land surface, provide sustenance and medicine for 1.6 billion people, cool and infuse our air with oxygen and moisture, and shelter 80 percent of the world’s biodiversity. Yet every year, 15 billion...

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Senate Bill to Cut MPG/Emissions Benefits is Bad for Business, the Economy and Consumers

May 25, 2017 3:45 PM ET - A new bill would roll back the many benefits of fuel economy standards that are currently working to protect jobs and keep hard-earned dollars in local economies, Impax Asset Management and Ceres said in a statement.

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Generating Renewable Energy from Waste: Q&A with Lockheed Martin’s Craig Moeller

May 25, 2017 11:05 AM ET - Waste generation around the world is expected to almost double by 2025. Landfills are filling up. Something has to be done. Lockheed Martin wants to be part of the solution.

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Take Sustainability to the Next Level with the Circular Economy Toolbox

May 25, 2017 11:00 AM ET - This week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center, The Sustainability Consortium (TSC), and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), along with support from Tarkett, launched the Circular Economy Toolbox, an...

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How to Improve Your CSR Score – Download e-Books

May 25, 2017 9:50 AM ET - CSRHub has released two e-books focused around the topic of ‘How to Improve Your CSR Score’, sponsored by Triple Pundit. In this e-Book series, How to Improve Your CSR Score, we’ll share our experience to help you better manage your rating...

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Seeding New Landscapes: The Kernza Story

May 25, 2017 8:05 AM ET - Kernza is the product of years of plant breeding at The Land Institute, an independent, nonprofit research institute in Salina, Kansas. The Land Institute, a recent McKnight grantee, envisions developing an array of perennial grain crops that could...

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Engaging Employees in CSR Activity Creates Alignment with Corporate Values

May 25, 2017 8:05 AM ET - Spirits company Bacardi Limited has tied sustainability efforts to the resources required to make its products, including water, and has earned first place in the “Corporate Social Responsibility” category of Ragan’s 2016 Employee Communications as...

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Volkswagen Intends to Almost Halve Environmental Impact of Production by 2025

May 24, 2017 4:00 PM ET - The Volkswagen brand has set itself new, ambitious targets for reducing the environmental impact of production. By 2025, vehicles and components are to be produced in a way which is 45 percent more environmentally compatible than in 2010, the...

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New Community Center in Detroit a Model of Sustainability

May 24, 2017 3:30 PM ET - A network of local and global businesses are collaborating with the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) to transform a long-vacant apartment complex in Detroit’s lower North End into a multi-functional community space that will become one of...

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Judge and Jury Revealed: Responsible Business Awards 2017

May 24, 2017 8:05 AM ET - Last year’s 7th Annual Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards showcased the crème de la crème of companies across the world setting the bar for sustainability.

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HP Joins Other Leading Companies in Support of BSR's Sustainable Fuel Buyers' Principles

May 23, 2017 9:05 AM ET - HP is committed to accelerating the transition to sustainable, low-carbon fuel and related technologies for road freight. We join with other leading companies, like Walmart Stores, UPS and IKEA, in supporting BSR's Sustainable Fuel Buyers...

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Sands ECO360 Launches Annual Global Clean Plate Challenge

May 23, 2017 8:35 AM ET - Las Vegas Sands’ Team Members around the world are taking part in the annual Sands ECO360 Clean Plate Challenge, a global campaign designed to reduce food waste and to improve the company’s worldwide waste diversion rate.

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Landmark Research Shows Americans are Redefining the “Good Life”

May 23, 2017 8:00 AM ET - In spite of a chaotic political arena, a majority of Americans share the view that The Good Life is defined by connections to people and planet more than by material wealth and consumption. Furthermore, Americans are looking to brands to take the...

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Mike Bloomberg Delivers Remarks at Sierra Club’s 125th Anniversary Trail Blazers Ball

May 22, 2017 3:30 PM ET - Originally posted on www.mikebloomberg.com.  This evening, the Sierra Club – the nation’s...

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2018 Equinox: Doing More with Less

May 22, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Crossovers become more agile when they drop some weight. For the redesigned 2018 Equinox, shedding nearly 400 pounds —approximately 10 percent of its mass — pays dividends in a nimbler, more responsive and more refined driving experience. Combined...

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Nestlé Waters North America Announces $6 Million Investment in Closed Loop Fund

May 22, 2017 9:15 AM ET - Nestlé Waters North America today announced it is investing $6 million as part of a shared effort among business, government and community partners to fund comprehensive recycling infrastructure and programs in cities across the United States.

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SCS Global Services Approves VITO to Conduct VOC Emissions Testing for its Indoor Air Quality Certifications

May 22, 2017 8:10 AM ET - SCS Global Services (SCS) has partnered with VITO, a premier independent research and technology organisation based in Belgium, to provide volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions testing for SCS' indoor air quality certification programs SCS...

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4 Benefits of Implementing a Corporate Social Responsibility Program

May 22, 2017 8:05 AM ET - The casual consumer might consider a spirits organization like Bacardi Limited to be all about having a good time. However, Bacardi’s “No Straws” Pledge has positioned it as an environmentally conscious organization.

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PepsiCo Advances 2025 Sustainability Agenda through Agreement with Partnership for a Healthier America

May 19, 2017 9:00 AM ET - PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) announced that it has signed an agreement with Partnership for a Healthier America ("PHA") to independently report and verify the company's progress against previously outlined goals designed to transform its...

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Auditing Takes Center Stage in FSMA

May 19, 2017 8:00 AM ET - In today’s complex global supply chain and environment of ever-expanding market requirements, it has become common to rely on third-party audits to help assure the safety of one’s supplies. Not only are food safety regulations driving this uptick,...

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Improving Food Safety at the Source

May 19, 2017 8:00 AM ET - With a growing population, food supply has become one of the greatest challenges of our time. Food production is increasing, but food waste is also growing at the same rate.

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Mohawk Group Becomes First Ever Flooring Manufacturer to Achieve Living Product Challenge Petal Certification

May 18, 2017 4:20 PM ET - Mohawk Group, a leading commercial flooring company known for cutting-edge and innovative flooring solutions, has just become the first flooring manufacturer to achieve Living Product Challenge Petal certification for the company’s new Lichen...

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Upcoming Webinar on The Future of Sustainable Packaging

May 18, 2017 2:30 PM ET - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center, in partnership with Tetra Pak Inc., is hosting a “peek under the package” webinar exploring the future of sustainable packaging. Panelists will discuss emerging technologies and...

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