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Commercial, Industrial Manufacturers Press for Sustainability, Rethink Energy Options

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By Jason Abiecunas, Director of Distributed Energy Resources; Daniel Chang, Market Development Services Lead for Distributed Energy Resources; and Randal Kaufman, Sales Director for Black & Veatch’s Transformative Technologies business

The changing energy landscape is prodding businesses to rethink how they use and manage electricity, and 3M Co.’s aggressive shift to renewable energy illustrates that thirst for sustainability.

Serving Our Tiniest Consumers: Meet Susan Ludwig

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Susan Ludwig and the team that developed diapers for preemie babies have kept these tiny consumers at the center of our diaper innovation since 2002. In heartbreak, she realized the company's unique ability to deliver hope. 

“Who else has all this access to these amazing people, in a company that listens?”

Here's the Impact of Timberland Boots Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles

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Did you know more than 340 million plastic bottles have found new life in Timberland shoes? That's 7.5 million pounds of plastic kept out of oceans and landfills. Check out the line of Timberland Boots made using recycled plastics and learn more about Timberland's Sustainability initiatives here.

Introducing Our 2030 Social Impact Vision: Progress Made Real

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This post is authored by Chris Fraser, Chief Responsibility Officer, Dell Technologies & Brian Reaves, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Dell Technologies

Rethink Food Waste

Tracking, using the right tools and a change in mindset can help reduce food waste in any operation.
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As 40 percent of the world’s food goes uneaten, and 52 million tons of food are sent to landfills annually in the U.S. alone, operators have both a challenge and an opportunity. By measuring and reducing waste, restaurateurs can save money and help save the planet.

Measure and Track

To reduce food waste, you need to know how much of your weekly food order is going unused. From there you can measure how each change you make to manage waste affects that number. Start by using inventory management technology to keep track. 

Driving Sustainability Standards Ever Higher

GRI makes key appointment as Chief Development Officer joins the organization
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GRI is raising its capacity to build on the success of the GRI Standards, following the recruitment of Marco van der Ree as Chief Development Officer.

The new appointment will be crucial in ensuring the funding is in place to support the future delivery and improvement of the GRI Standards – the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework.

Marco, who starts in post on 15 July, will lead work to diversify and implement the organization’s fundraising strategy and oversee outreach to institutional, foundation and public donors.

Dell Technologies Publishes Its FY19 Corporate Social Responsibility Report & Demonstrates Early Completion of Much of Its 2020 Plan

Dell Technologies releases its final report on its 2020 goals
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Today Dell Technologies released its final progress report against our 2020 Legacy of Good Plan. You’ll recall we established this plan back in 2013 to put our technology and talents to work where they can do the most good for people and the planet.

Hallmark 2018 Sustainability Progress

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Changes in the marketplace are always at play. As Hallmark builds toward its vision of a more emotionally connected world, it also focuses on what the company can do to sustain it.

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Changes in the marketplace are always at play. As Hallmark builds toward its vision of a more emotionally connected world, it also focuses on what the company can do to sustain it.

LG’s Smart ENERGY STAR Room Air Conditioners Help Con Edison Customers Save with Energy Efficiency Rebates

Company Partners with Con Edison on New York Incentive Program, Energy Management During Peak Summertime Electricity Use
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NEW YORK, July 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Already delivering the industry’s most energy efficient room air conditioners, LG Electronics USA is taking energy savings to the next level in New York City this summer in cooperation with Con Edison.

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