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Measuring Natural Capital and Practicing the Circular Economy

Jul 21, 2017 7:55 AM ET - We recently launched the Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit, a brand new resource to help companies implement the Natural Capital Protocol. The Protocol and Toolkit help businesses address natural capital depletion by improving understanding,...

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Case Study: Fostering Inclusion and Diversity

Jul 20, 2017 7:40 PM ET - Our commitment to recognize, respect and leverage each other's differences and similarities extends beyond the mine and into the communities where we operate...

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Baxter Releases Annual Corporate Responsibility Report; Announces Progress Toward Social and Environmental 2020 Goals

Jul 20, 2017 2:40 PM ET - Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX), a global medical products company, today announced the publication of its 18th annual corporate responsibility report. Entitled Making a Meaningful Difference, the report details Baxter’s commitment to...

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Caterpillar Provides Advanced Solutions to Meet a Basic Need

Jul 20, 2017 2:00 PM ET - Caterpillar and the Caterpillar Foundation are committed to reducing energy poverty so that sustainable progress is possible — progress such as sanitation and education. These are the building blocks to grow economies and improve living standards...

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Bloomberg's Progress Towards 2020 Sustainability Goals

Jul 20, 2017 12:35 PM ET - Our founder’s ethos of “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it” is at the core of everything we do. In 2013, we announced 2020 Targets; we summarize our progress over the past four years.

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Envisioning a Sustainable Future by Solving Energy Paradox

Jul 20, 2017 9:15 AM ET - Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, announces the launching of Strategy & Sustainability Highlights that shows the progress of the company towards an answer to the world energy paradox. According to...

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Domtar's 2017 Sustainability Video

Jul 20, 2017 9:15 AM ET - Domtar’s 2017 Sustainability Report details the company’s endeavors to take a longer term view of creating and preserving value for our shareholders, customers, employees and communities. Focused on the areas of Caring for People and Communities,...

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Anya Cherneff + Moira Hanes: Empowering A Generation

Jul 20, 2017 9:00 AM ET - In physics, electricity is power. Electricity can also be power, though, in the sense that it creates opportunity for the pursuit of social capital and positive outcomes. This week on Sea Change Radio, we highlight the efforts of two nonprofits...

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WBCSD Releases 8 Business Cases to the Circular Economy

Jul 20, 2017 7:55 AM ET - The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) published 8 Business Cases for the Circular Economy illustrating how companies can accelerate growth, enhance competitiveness and mitigate risk through circular solutions.

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Arçelik to Reduce Energy Use in Production by 45% in Line With Its "2020 Sustainability Goals"

Jul 20, 2017 4:00 AM ET - Leading global home appliances company Arçelik A.Ş. has published its 9th sustainability report disclosing 2020 sustainability goals. Hakan Bulgurlu, CEO of Arçelik A.Ş. stated: “For the future of our world, we build our business plans on...

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Finalists for the International Responsible Business Awards Have Been Revealed

Jul 19, 2017 12:05 PM ET - Natura, YES BANK, DS Smith, Royal DSM, Timberland, Royal Bank of Canada, Accenture, Numi Organic Tea, BASF, Bloomberg, Firmenich, IKEA, Marks & Spencer, GSK, Santader Brasil and Heineken are among the nominees being shortlisted for this year’s...

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Turning Asia’s Flood Waters into Opportunities

Jul 19, 2017 12:00 PM ET - Utilities throughout the Asia Pacific region are investing in advanced stormwater management strategies to improve resource resilience and overall water sustainability.

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Invested in Change from Within

Jul 19, 2017 11:30 AM ET - As we have been since our founding, we are invested in change, relentlessly curious and constantly innovating to support our business purpose and the needs of our stakeholders and society. Our CSR strategy unites us around creating an inclusive,...

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Be a Part of Building the Pro Bono Movement

Jul 19, 2017 11:05 AM ET - Each year, the Taproot Foundation conducts a nonprofit survey to get a pulse on the field of skilled volunteerism. Insights from last year’s survey found 95% of nonprofits reporting that pro bono service improved their organization’s effectiveness.

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Higher Quality Disclosures Directly Linked to GRI Reporting Framework

Jul 19, 2017 11:00 AM ET - Companies that follow GRI’s sustainability reporting framework provide higher quality disclosures than those that don’t, according to a recent study by US-based consulting firm. High quality data leads to better decision making by the company,...

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AkzoNobel's New Business Models Driving Fresh Approaches to Sustainability

Jul 19, 2017 8:15 AM ET - For example, being sustainable today goes far beyond simply generating more sustainable product solutions. Truly innovative companies are embracing ever-evolving business models that offer a clear link to longer term economic success.

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Free eBook | Your Guide to Increasing Global Employee Engagement

Jul 19, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Download a free eBook, Your Guide to Increasing Global Employee Engagement, to learn how you can design a successful worldwide corporate giving and volunteering program.

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GRI & IIRC on the Role of the SDGs in Reporting

Jul 19, 2017 4:00 AM ET - Ethical Corporation has just published a new briefing that delves into the role of the SDGs in sustainability reporting & communications - you can access the report here.

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A Letter from Sappi North America's CEO and President Mark Gardner

Jul 18, 2017 4:00 PM ET - CEO and President of Sappi North America discusses the company's performance against its 2016 sustainability goals...

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ACI Sustainability Report: “Bold Collective Actions” Needed for Transformational Change

Jul 18, 2017 2:00 PM ET - American Cleaning Institute Report, “Foundations for Transformation,” Showcases Steps Industry is Taking to Tackle Most Critical Issues

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Domtar’s Sustainability Report Highlights Progress in Long-Term Strategy

Jul 18, 2017 9:15 AM ET - Less waste, lower greenhouse gas emissions, fewer workplace injuries. Less of each of these means a more sustainable business and highlights how Domtar is working smart for the long term. Our newly released 2017 Sustainability Report details our...

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RESEARCH RESULTS: Using The GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework Improves The Quality of ESG Disclosures - Joint Research From G&A Institute and Baruch College Shows 

Jul 18, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. is the data partner for the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in the United States, United Kingdom, and The Republic of Ireland. In this role the Institute monitors, collects and analyzes every...

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How Can We Empower 100 Million People to Create a Better Future for Themselves?

Jul 18, 2017 8:55 AM ET - The path to a brighter future can be as easy as one, two, three if you: (1) have access to quality education that leads to (2) knowledge and skills that (3) opens doors to greater economic opportunities. But for 330 million children across the world...

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Connecting Employees to Their Communities

Jul 18, 2017 8:40 AM ET - Meet Rita Figueroa. Rita is a retired professional boxer from Chicago, and is currently a service manager in AT&T customer relations. But what makes Rita so extraordinary is the more than 500 hours she spent last year volunteering her time to...

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Motivating Sustainable Consumer Choices: The Role of Nudges, Values, and Labels

Jul 17, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Research results suggest that "nudges" can be important tools in motivating sustainable consumer choices, which may complement labeling and and consumer education efforts over the long term...

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