CSR Minute: GlaxoSmithKline Earns Environmental Stewardship Award from Nalco; Aspen Institute Opens 2011 Business and Society Case Competition for MBA Students

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Monday, February 28, 2011 - 9:51am

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GlaxoSmithKline, the pharmaceutical company, has received the 2010 Environmental Stewardship Award from Nalco, for its efforts to reduce its climate change impact, and energy and water use. The Award recognizes exceptional performance in achieving sustainability objectives and financial goals. In 2006, GSK planned to reduce water consumption by two percent by 2010. By 2009, water use had decreased by 15 percent. GSK has recorded savings of more than $2 million since 2008 as a result of its environmental improvements. Nalco is a sustainability services company focused on resource consumption management.

The Aspen Institute has announced the 2011 Business and Society Case Competition for MBA Students. 25 business schools are competing for recognition and $40,000 in cash by analyzing a new business and society-focused case study. Five finalist teams will compete in New York City for the first prize. The Aspen Institute aims to inspire future business leaders to integrate ESG issues into corporate strategy.

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