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Strategic Investor Initiative Releases New Framework for Companies Seeking to Develop Long-Term Plans

Template developed in response to calls from institutional investors for consistency in disclosures
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NEW YORK, April 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Building on a significant body of original research and ongoing feedback from institutional investors, CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative (SII) has released a template for companies seeking to develop and communicate effective long-term strategic plans that help inform investment, voting, and engagement decisions.

WeWork: Oil Money and the Challenge of Achieving Carbon Neutrality

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The Erb-branded case study program was established by Professor Andy Hoffman as a way to engage students in addressing timely and topical sustainability issues through various lenses. Case studies help improve flexibility in considering alternatives and allow students to compare their decisions with actual outcomes.

Here we share a newly developed case on WeWork, a company that is rethinking office space as community. Here is brief summary:

A Sustainable Year: CNH Industrial presents its 2018 highlights

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CNH Industrial has published the companion guide to its 2018 Sustainability Report. A Sustainable Year, 2018 edition, highlights the Company’s on-going commitment to sustainability and offers an engaging and highly visual insight into some of its major achievements over the past year.  Find out more at: cnhindustrial.com/a-sustainable-year

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CNH Industrial has published the companion guide to its 2018 Sustainability Report. A Sustainable Year, 2018 edition, highlights the Company’s on-going commitment to sustainability and offers an engaging and highly visual insight into some of its major achievements over the past year.  Find out more at: cnhindustrial.com/a-sustainable-year

Women in Leadership: Frances Edmonds on the End of the ‘Take, Make and Dispose’ Economy

How one 'eco babe' helped HP close the waste loop years before other companies were thinking about it by Sheima Benembarek
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You can’t really miss Frances Edmonds in Canadian corporate sustainability settings. The head of sustainable impact at HP Canada is rather tall and dons a stern confident look, a signature angular platinum bob, and a lilting British accent. She also happens to be one of the industry’s pioneering environment champions.

“Hard to believe that it’s been 20 years. If you had told me that when I’d joined HP I wouldn’t have believed it,” Edmonds muses.

Networking, Culture Pave Way for Women at PNC

We spoke with several exceptional employees who happen to be women. Here’s what they said about their success at PNC.
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Costa Cruises and Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus: The Battle Against Food Waste Arrives in Genoa

The collaboration project between Costa Cruises and Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus to recover and reuse surplus food for social purposes continues in the Ligurian city with Costa Fortuna
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GENOA, Italy, April 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The collaboration project between Costa Cruises and the Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus food bank to recover and reuse surplus food produced on board cruise ships for social purposes continues. Costa Fortuna, calling today at Genoa, has officially become part of the Costa ships' food donation programme.

MDOT and Law Enforcement shed light on National Work Zone Awareness Week

by Kathryn Halvorsen
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Consumers Energy is raising awareness about National Work Zone Awareness Week alongside MDOT and law enforcement in Traverse City, Michigan. This week, the company also participated in "Go Orange" Day. Road safety workers are asked to wear orange to bring the issues of hazardous conditions from speeding and distracted drivers to the forefront. 

Consumers Energy continually works to keep people safe. The company is also focusing on safety around natural gas and electricity — two key sources of power and heat in Michigan.  Michigan​ Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared April as Safe Digging Month in the state. In response, Consumers Energy continues to release advice on safe digging measures for residents and excavators as projects begin this spring. 

Continue reading the article below to learn how leaders in Michigan are working together to find safety solutions. 

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Consumers Energy is raising awareness about National Work Zone Awareness Week alongside MDOT and law enforcement in Traverse City, Michigan. This week, the company also participated in "Go Orange" Day. Road safety workers are asked to wear orange to bring the issues of hazardous conditions from speeding and distracted drivers to the forefront. 

Consumers Energy continually works to keep people safe. The company is also focusing on safety around natural gas and electricity — two key sources of power and heat in Michigan.  Michigan​ Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared April as Safe Digging Month in the state. In response, Consumers Energy continues to release advice on safe digging measures for residents and excavators as projects begin this spring. 

Continue reading the article below to learn how leaders in Michigan are working together to find safety solutions. 

Thought Leaders Emphasize Cattle Health and Well-Being for the Sustainable Development of the Beef Industry

More than 220 cattle professionals engage over key topics of parasite control, bovine respiratory disease, reproduction, digital innovation and well-being at the 2nd Bayer International Beef Symposium
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MONHEIM, Germany & RIBEIRÃO PRETO, Brazil, April 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bayer brought together global thought leaders in beef cattle health and management to share the latest in research and innovation at its 2nd International Beef Symposium in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil from 31st March to 2nd April. 

Sands ECO360 Emphasizes Importance of Team Member Engagement While Reducing Environmental Impact

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Las Vegas Sands, through its award-winning sustainability program Sands ECO360, continuously focuses on reducing environmental impact while engaging Team Members and partners to unite around the protection of our planet.  Engaging Team Members with various activities and initiatives around the world allows its over 46,000 Team Members to understand the efforts that the company makes to reduce its footprint, while also learning how to reduce their own impact in their daily lives, at work and at home. 

Fraudulent Ecuadorian Judgment Is Unenforceable Against Chevron’s Canadian Subsidiary

Supreme Court of Canada Rejects Request to Revive Dismissed Suit
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SAN RAMON, Calif., April 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Supreme Court of Canada has rejected a request to review a decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario that a $9.5 billion Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Corporation cannot be enforced against Chevron Canada Limited, an indirect subsidiary.  The Court of Appeal for Ontario’s decision, which is now final, dismissed all claims against Chevron Canada Limited, holding that it is a separate entity from Chevron Corporation and that its shares and assets cannot be seized by those seeking to enforce the corrupt Ecuadorian judgment.

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