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VIDEO | Making Your Favorite Jeans Better for the Planet

Feb 15, 2018 4:10 PM ET - Recently, the Walmart Foundation, through the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund, supported a project at Texas Tech University where researchers are using a foam indigo dyeing technique on cotton fibers. According to Texas Tech, this method...

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A New Way to Fundraise on eBay (INFOGRAPHIC)

Feb 15, 2018 3:35 PM ET - When you participate in a charity fundraising event like Relay For Life, you work with a team to raise money by having your friends and family donate on your behalf. But what if they could go to eBay, sell something and have that money go directly...

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Agenda for International Women’s Day Forum Is Now Live!

Feb 15, 2018 3:00 PM ET - The agenda for International Women's Day Forum is now live! Check out the full lineup of speakers and featured topics here, including deep-dive working sessions and networking opportunities. This year's forum, Partner With Purpose:...

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Seven Things Every Company Should Know About Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Business

Feb 15, 2018 2:25 PM ET - As Artificial Intelligence evolves, the opportunities for their use in sustainable business grows - see 7 ways BSR looks at a possible future where AI can aid us.

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A Sweet Surprise for a Couple in Their 90s

Feb 15, 2018 2:10 PM ET - For Duke Energy lineman apprentice Shawn Tillis, rest and normalcy have erased the exhaustion of restoring power after Hurricane Irma drenched and devastated much of Florida five months ago. But one memory remains strong.

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BIER Figures as Key Driver in Sustainability Efforts for Leading Beverage Companies

Feb 15, 2018 2:05 PM ET - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) works to advance the beverage sector’s environmental sustainability through the collaboration of our members, our best practice development, and the tools we provide to the sector and beyond. We...

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MTV and Get Schooled Launch “We Are the Dream” Campaign with Multi Platinum Recording Artist and Activist French Montana to Support Undocumented Students Seeking Higher Education

Feb 15, 2018 1:15 PM ET - MTV and Get Schooled launched, “We are the Dream,” a multi-platform campaign to amplify resources for undocumented youth seeking higher education. “The path from high school to college is confusing and stressful for the average high school senior...

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Xylem Named to Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies

Feb 15, 2018 1:05 PM ET - Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company, has been ranked number 10 on Barron’s inaugural 100 Most Sustainable Companies list, which was announced in its February 3, 2018 issue. Xylem was also ranked number 2 on Barron’s Special Report...

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How Losing My Husband Taught Me How to Be a Better CEO

Feb 15, 2018 1:00 PM ET - Almost exactly five years ago I learned a leadership lesson I never wanted to learn. But as I look back on this anniversary and one that makes Valentine’s Day bittersweet, I appreciate that I grew personally and professionally in a way I might never...

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TransCanada Declares Quarterly Dividends

Feb 15, 2018 1:00 PM ET - TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada or the Company) today announced that the Board of Directors (Board) of TransCanada declared a quarterly dividend of $0.69 per common share for the quarter ending March 31, 2018 on the Company...

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What Do You Dare to Repair?

Feb 15, 2018 12:55 PM ET - Today, HP is launching a 3D printed repair parts contest with iFixit, Ikea and Philips to open source easy fixes for common consumer products. The ultimate goal is to keep more things in the use and reuse phase much, much longer.

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‘Plogging’ - Scandinavian Fitness Trend of Collecting Litter While Jogging Comes to America

Feb 15, 2018 12:00 PM ET - Lifesum, has become the first health app to allow its users (25 million internationally) to log and track ‘plogging’: an emerging environmentally conscious exercise craze from Scandinavia in which people integrate the collection of litter within...

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Access RobecoSAM's Leading Practice & Benchmarking Database for the Day @ DJSI - How Insights Inspire Action

Feb 15, 2018 11:45 AM ET - Each attendee will have free access to RobecoSAM's Benchmarking & Leading Practices Database for the day. Access to these databases normally cost 4’990 EUR and 2’500 EUR respectively...

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DMZ Launches ‘Women Founders Accelerator Program’ to Improve Gender Gap in Canada’s Tech Sector

Feb 15, 2018 11:25 AM ET - The DMZ at Ryerson University announced today the launch of a Women Founders accelerator program to help early-stage women-led startups secure early revenue and find their product-market fit. The four-month accelerator program, launched in...

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Ecolab Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for Twelfth Consecutive Year by the Ethisphere Institute

Feb 15, 2018 11:00 AM ET - Ecolab Inc. has again been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. Ecolab has been named one of the World’s Most...

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CBRE Group, Inc. Recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies List

Feb 15, 2018 10:45 AM ET - CBRE Group, Inc. has been recognized as one of the 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S. by Barron’s. The list was based on analysis of the 1,000 largest publicly held companies by market value, with headquarters in the U.S. “CBRE’s...

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Starbucks, PepsiCo Among 2018's Most Ethical Food Brands

Feb 15, 2018 10:00 AM ET - Since 2007, the Ethisphere Institute has been recognizing companies which “influence and drive positive change in the business community.” In a statement, the Ethisphere Institute wrote that companies which consistently show “transparency and...

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MEASURING WELL: ASID Post-Occupancy Analysis Highlights the Value of Designing WELL

Feb 15, 2018 9:05 AM ET - Considering that 90% of a company’s operating costs are spent on personnel, it’s no surprise that some of the earliest adopters of WELL have been commercial office spaces. It hasn’t taken long for human resources professionals and executives across...

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A New Greener Alternative Scoring Matrix Based on Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry

Feb 15, 2018 9:05 AM ET - MilliporeSigma created a unique web-based greener alternative scoring matrix, also known as DOZN™a quantitative green chemistry evaluator based on the 12 principles of green chemistry. The 12 principles of green chemistry provide a framework for...

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China’s State Power Investment Corporation Adds New Energy to Sustainability by Joining WBCSD

Feb 15, 2018 8:45 AM ET - Global electricity leader State Power Investment Corporation Limited (SPIC) has today joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

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Millennials & Money: We’re Not as Different as You Think

Feb 15, 2018 8:45 AM ET - The financial services industry is a bit obsessed with trying to understand the next generation of investors – the notorious millennials. And for good reason – millennials represent the largest generation in history with a spending power of $1.5...

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VIDEO | Alliance Data Recaps Data Privacy Day Efforts

Feb 15, 2018 8:35 AM ET - Alliance Data is a data-driven company, and to enable our clients to connect with their customers we need to be able collect, steward and protect data that in some instances is sensitive personal data. This year, in recognition of International Data...

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Hats Off to the 2018 Corporate Goodness Award Winners

Feb 15, 2018 7:25 AM ET - Every year, Benevity and our community takes a little time to recognize progressive companies who are harnessing the power of their people and communities through a modern approach to corporate giving and employee engagement. These companies have...

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Third-Party Diamond Certification First to Use Advanced Laser Testing to Trace Diamonds from Mine to Market

Feb 15, 2018 6:00 AM ET - Diamond traceability back to the mine of origin – vital to the international due diligence movement for precious gems and minerals – just took a giant step forward. SCS Global Services, an internationally recognized certification body and standards...

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Building a Better Ladder: How Scotiabank Fosters Female Talent Through Sponsorship

Feb 14, 2018 5:00 PM ET - Not having a sponsor is a key reason many talented women never reach their potential. That’s why up and comer Alana Riley was paired with Alex Besharat, Senior Vice President & Head, Canadian Wealth Management through Scotiabank’s...

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