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CFSI Welcomes European Union Conflict Minerals Regulation

Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Helps Companies Meet New EU Obligations Approved Today
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their raw materials supply chains, welcomes the European Union (EU) regulation on supply chain due diligence obligations for EU importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG). The new regulation was approved today by the European Parliament and will next go before the European Council. 

Panalpina Publishes Integrated Management Report

Panalpina has published its first integrated management report, summarizing the company’s activities during 2016 in terms of business performance as well as sustainability.
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The Panalpina Integrated Management Report 2016 gives an overview of the company’s strategy and business model, the performance of its regions and products, and its approach to sustainability management. The Panalpina Corporate Sustainability Report, which was published as a separate document for the last three years, is now fully incorporated into the management report.

Cisco Video | Water for People Aims to Bring Clean Water to All

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Water for People is a global nonprofit, that with Cisco support, focuses on solving one of our most pressing social and environmental challenges: bringing clean water and sanitation to people around the world.

Learn more about Cisco's Global Problem Solvers here.

Learn more about Water for People here.

 

Reporting on the SDGs Action Platform

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We are at a key moment in the evolution of sustainability; transparency is fast becoming the new paradigm for conducting business. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have ushered in a new era of global development objectives to tackle the world’s most pressing problems, and the active participation of business is a principle driver in achieving these goals.

Sara Chipps Looks Back on Cisco’s International Women’s Day #CiscoChat

by Sara Chipps, CEO of Jewelbots
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Sara Chipps is a JavaScript developer based in New York City. She has been working on Software and the Open Source Community since 2001. She’s been obsessed with hardware and has been a part of NodeBots since 2012. She is the CEO of Jewelbots, a company dedicated to drastically changing the number of girls entering STEM fields using hardware.

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Sara Chipps is a JavaScript developer based in New York City. She has been working on Software and the Open Source Community since 2001. She’s been obsessed with hardware and has been a part of NodeBots since 2012. She is the CEO of Jewelbots, a company dedicated to drastically changing the number of girls entering STEM fields using hardware.

Wendy's Honors 11 Employees for Exemplary Volunteer Efforts in Their Communities

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DUBLIN, Ohio, March 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The Wendy's Company proudly supports employee volunteerism through the Community Ambassador Grant Program.  Each year, Wendy's® employees are recognized for extraordinary community volunteerism and engagement with a $2,500 grant to the organization they support.  The Community Ambassador of the Year is selected from this group and awarded an additional $10,000 for their organization.  Matthew Esteves, a Wendy's Restaurant Manager in Swansea, MA, has been named Wendy's 2016 Community Ambassador of the Year for his leadership and long-term commitmen

Unlocking the Circular Economy in the Print Industry

by Louella Fernandes
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The circular economy, which is regenerative and restorative by design, is helping organisations to create more value while reducing their dependence on scarce resources. The print industry is already playing a leading role in the shift to a circular economy; a transition which has been driven by the desire for greater economic and environmental sustainability. Circular business models are well established across the product lifecycle – encompassing circular supply chains, recovery and recycling, product life extension and a move from product-based to service-based models.

HP's New Greenhouse Gas Goal Aligns with Climate Science

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HP announced it will redouble its efforts to slash greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from global operations and strengthen relationships with key organizations that urge businesses to improve environmental performance.

Students Compete to Keep Astronauts Comfortable, Fit, and Fed in Outer Space

by Sarah Murry, HP Newsroom Managing Editor
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When HP declared its mission was to make life better for everyone, everywhere, no one likely considered that “everywhere” might extend past boundaries of the Earth’s atmosphere.

But HP’s lineup of high-performance ZBook mobile workstations are among the technology tools that are present in both the International Space Station (ISS), and on the ground at Mission Control.

HP Commits to Climate Change, Plans to Cut Carbon Footprint 25% by 2025

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With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set to change hands and the future of the U.S. role in the historic Paris climate agreement unknown, it is more important than ever for the private sector to show its commitment to addressing climate change.

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