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Bending the Line: How Better Design Can Transition a Linear Economy to a Circular One

By: John A. Lanier - Reprinted from GreenBiz
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John A. Lanier shares an excerpt from his book:  Mid-Course Correction Revisited: The Story and Legacy of a Radical Industrialist and his Quest for Authentic Change, by Ray C. Anderson and John A. Lanier (Chelsea Green Publishing 2019)

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John A. Lanier shares an excerpt from his book:  Mid-Course Correction Revisited: The Story and Legacy of a Radical Industrialist and his Quest for Authentic Change, by Ray C. Anderson and John A. Lanier (Chelsea Green Publishing 2019)

BLOG | Tomorrow’s Water Stewards

Preparing the next generation to take on the task of protecting our water
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by Dr. Mark Slavens, vice president of environmental affairs, ScottsMiracle-Gro

Kids love water. They are drawn to it by some innate force––to splash and jump and play. Whether it was a rain puddle, or a park stream, or waves at the ocean, I watched each of my boys as they grew embrace the water with an enthusiasm and love that seemed deep within them.

MilliporeSigma Employee Spotlight: Ettigounder Ponnusamy

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MilliporeSigma Employee Spotlight: Ettigounder (Samy) Ponnusamy

As part of our employee spotlight series, we’re sitting down with Ettigounder (Samy) Ponnusamy, fellow and global manager, green chemistry at MilliporeSigma, to learn more about the work he’s doing to move the needle. The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada. 

1. How did you get your start with MilliporeSigma?

CSRHub Launches on the Open:FactSet Marketplace

ESG content set available for evaluation and testing beginning June 27, 2019
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June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CSRHub, one of the world’s broadest and most consistent sets of Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) ratings, is pleased to offer ESG Business Intelligence data via the Open:FactSet Marketplace. It will be available for evaluation via FactSet’s cloud-based Data Evaluation platform on June 27, 2019.

PSEG Holds One of Lowest Carbon Emissions Rates Among Largest U.S. Power Producers

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NEWARK, N.J., June 27, 2019  /3BL Media/ – PSEG has one of the lowest carbon emissions rates of the nation’s largest power producers, according to a new analysis released today.

PSEG Power Has Agreed to Sell Its Interest in Keystone and Conemaugh Coal Plants

Nears Completion of its Coal Exit Strategy With Entire Coal Fleet Sold or Scheduled for Sale or Shutdown
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NEWARK, N.J., June 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – PSEG Power has agreed to sell its 776-megawatt (MW) interest in the Keystone and Conemaugh generation facilities in western Pennsylvania and related assets, including the assumption of related liabilities. The transaction is expected to close during the second half of 2019, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

HP's New Consumer Contract: A Bold Pledge for Sustainability, One Cartridge at A Time

by David McQuarrie, Global Head of Print Business Management, HP Inc.
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Manufacturers and consumers can work together in pursuit of a more sustainable future.

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Manufacturers and consumers can work together in pursuit of a more sustainable future.

Empowering Employees: The Key to Achieving Environmental Sustainability Goals

By Scott Tew
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Companies increasingly believe that addressing environmental sustainability is a strategic and integral business imperative. This is evidenced most recently by the volume of companies with Earth Day announcements including going carbon net neutral or eliminating plastic packaging. Yet, only four percent of companies are successful in achieving their environmental sustainability goals, according to Bain & Company. This is because companies are challenged to connect their strategic sustainability vision with meaningful operational changes to meet those goals.

Big Brands, Industry Leaders, Seasoned Experts, One Conference

Early bird rates for 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands™ – What’s Next end on June 30
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NORTHAMPTON, Mass., June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The days of remaining on the sidelines in a rapidly changing business environment are over for companies large and small. Whether it is meeting new expectations of stakeholders, embedding sustainable business practices into legacy systems, pioneering innovation, building a pipeline of talent or taking a public stance on a pressing issue, it is clear companies around the world are increasingly being asked to be bold. 

HP is Reinventing Print Sustainability

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Our pledge is that printing will be forest positive, printers and their energy will be carbon neutral, and all printer materials will put
safety first and support a circular economy.

Sustainable Partnerships

HP has launched a partnership with ELLE Magazine to deliver the world’s first sustainably printed fashion magazine. The cover was printed on 100% post-consumer waste paper stock. The interior pages on 30%. Both are FSC certified. Short-run of 400 issues was created exclusively for attendees of the Conservation International Gala in June 2019.

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