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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Releases 4th Annual ESG Report

HPE leverages technology to address societal and environmental needs and drive business results
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  • HPE has released its annual Living Progress Report, which shows our progress toward environmental, social, and governance goals
  • HPE continues to meet and exceed its customers’ business and sustainability goals by embedding efficiency, security, and reusability throughout the lifecycle of its products
  • HPE leads the industry with policies and programs that reduce its suppliers’ environmental impacts and protect human rights through targeted capability-building
  • HPE continued to foster a people and values-driven company culture by investing in its employees, as well as the communities in which the company operates
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  • HPE has released its annual Living Progress Report, which shows our progress toward environmental, social, and governance goals
  • HPE continues to meet and exceed its customers’ business and sustainability goals by embedding efficiency, security, and reusability throughout the lifecycle of its products
  • HPE leads the industry with policies and programs that reduce its suppliers’ environmental impacts and protect human rights through targeted capability-building
  • HPE continued to foster a people and values-driven company culture by investing in its employees, as well as the communities in which the company operates

The Growing Organics Market Presents a Natural Investment Opportunity

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by Nick Cherney CFA, Senior Vice President, Janus Henderson 

As Americans become more aware of the environmental and health benefits of organics, we are presented with an opportunity to align our investments with our lifestyle choices – by investing in the companies and agricultural operations that are driving organic innovation and bringing natural products to the marketplace.

Making Sustainable Homes a Reality

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June 25, 2019 — Kingfisher, the home improvement company, today publishes its latest Sustainability Report to update on how it is delivering against its commitment to help customers have sustainable good homes.

Think Before You Throw: Help Put a Stop to Wishcycling

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Are you guilty of wishcycling? Also known as aspirational recycling, wishcycling happens when you put something into the recycling bin without checking whether it’s actually recyclable.

We get it! You don’t want to add more waste to the planet, so you toss your item in the recycling bin, hoping it’ll get recycled. Worst-case scenario: If you made a mistake, the recycling facility will be able to fix it. Right?

Nestlé Volunteers Take Part in Lac Léman Clean-Up

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June 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ — More than 600 Nestlé employees and their families are expected to join a clean-up initiative around Lac Léman, Switzerland on 22 June 2019. This initiative is part of Nestlé’s broader vision to achieve a waste-free future.

Now’s the Time to Ideate, Inspire, and Innovate for a Circular Future

By Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer
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HP used more than 21,250 tonnes of recycled plastic in our products last year, including upcycling more than 716,000 pounds of ocean-bound plastic to make Original HP ink cartridges. The company is now using ocean-bound plastic and other recycled plastic material to make hardware, like the HP EliteDisplay E273d Docking Monitor, the world’s first display manufactured using ocean-bound plastic materials, and HP Tango, made with more than 30 percent closed-loop recycled plastic by weight using plastic from recycled printers and other electronics.

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HP used more than 21,250 tonnes of recycled plastic in our products last year, including upcycling more than 716,000 pounds of ocean-bound plastic to make Original HP ink cartridges. The company is now using ocean-bound plastic and other recycled plastic material to make hardware, like the HP EliteDisplay E273d Docking Monitor, the world’s first display manufactured using ocean-bound plastic materials, and HP Tango, made with more than 30 percent closed-loop recycled plastic by weight using plastic from recycled printers and other electronics.

Chobani is Changing the World One Yogurt At A Time

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Whole Planet Foundation is proud to be supported by Chobani with $100,000 in donations in 2018 and a commitment for $50,000 this year.

Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya’s new TED TALK centers on “the Anti-CEO Playbook” – his advocacy for a new way of doing business around community, responsibility, gratitude, and accountability. He shared his vision for business that prioritizes people, communities, and consumers over profit – what he’s calling the Anti-CEO Playbook.

TerraCycle, Rainforest Alliance, Coca-Cola, Lego and Nestle Inspire Transform Summit

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Ethical Corporation just released the agenda for the Transform Summit – the new and improved Responsible Supply Chain Summit (Amsterdam, October 16-17, 2019). Download your newly released brochure now!

NAEM’s Impact Conference to Focus on Tangible Sustainability Goals, Business Results

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June 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ The National Association for Environmental, Health and Safety and Sustainability Management (NAEM) this week unveiled the final agenda for its August 2019 Impact conference in Milwaukee, an event designed for companies who are committed to translating their sustainability aspirations into measurable business results.

Bees Help Grow Over 35 Percent of Our Food Crops. Meet the Woman Trying to Save Them.

Beth Robertson-Martin and General Mills are working to protect pollinators—and our food supply.
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By Jane Black

One June day in 2014, Beth Robertson-Martin found herself standing on a dirt road dividing two California tomato fields. On one side sat a farm that was nothing more than a 300-acre carpet of dried-out dirt. "It looked like a scene from Mad Max," she remembers. "Everything was dead." On the other side was a 6-foot-tall hedgerow, a tangle of white-blossomed milkweed, sunflowers and elderberry bushes that General Mills had planted alongside the tomatoes to create a habitat for bees, butterflies and other pollinators.

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