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Cellulosic Sugars: The Latest Domtar Innovation

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Wood — the building block of all Domtar products — is composed of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin. Cellulose and hemicellulose can be converted into cellulosic sugars.

How Exxon Taught Me That Shareholders Can Change the World

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by Gabe Rissman Co-Founder and President, YourStake.org 

I rose to the podium, looked Exxon then-CEO Rex Tillerson in the eye, and spoke. “Why does Exxon fund climate-denying organizations, when you publicly support a carbon tax?” Tillerson deflected the question at the time: “we would never impinge on ALEC’s free speech.” D’oh. Two years later, in July 2018, Exxon ceased funding ALEC, the climate change denying organization I highlighted.

Building a Sustainable Wardrobe

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Building a sustainable wardrobe may seem daunting, but it’s easier than you think.  Being a conscious consumer starts in your own closet. It requires thinking differently about what we have, what we buy and how we wear them. Being conscious about our buying choices means taking a moment to think about what clothing we buy and what we do with the clothes we already own.

New Holland Agriculture and Case IH Facilities Achieve Incident-free Milestone of Three Million Work Hours

The facilities in New Holland, Pennsylvania and Fargo, North Dakota celebrate by honoring employees
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New Holland Agriculture and Case IH facilities achieve three million incident-free work hours. The safety milestone is an example of the Company’s overall commitment to sustainability, as the safety and welfare of employees are key components of a sustainable operation.

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New Holland Agriculture and Case IH facilities achieve three million incident-free work hours. The safety milestone is an example of the Company’s overall commitment to sustainability, as the safety and welfare of employees are key components of a sustainable operation.

Partnership Extends the Reach of Hunger Relief Programs

by Amy Brown
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Forty million Americans struggle with hunger, the same as the number of people officially living in poverty. One in every eight Americans are food insecure: That is, they live in a household with limited or uncertain access to enough food to support a healthy life. Households with children are more likely to be food insecure.

Strange Brew: Atomo Bean-Less Coffee

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Many people around the world wouldn’t dream of starting their day without their coffee ritual. And they tend to be pretty particular about it — what to buy, where to buy it, how to make it and when to drink it. But how much thought do they put into the coffee bean itself? The global popularity of coffee contributes to deforestation and erosion, and consumes enormous quantities of water — some estimate that a standard cup of coffee eats up about 34 gallons of our planet’s most vital resource.

How the Circular Economy Lowers IT's Total Cost of Ownership

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A radical transformation in product innovation is happening today, as customers are increasingly factoring sustainability into their purchasing decisions - and it’s shifting the innovation agenda for HPE. 

Boeing's Environmental Strategy Highlighted at Black Engineer of the Year Awards

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Bryan Scott, Boeing vice president of Environment, Health & Safety presented awards to Boeing's 2019 Modern-Day Technology Leaders, while also reinforcing Boeing's commitment to the environment. Along with the importance of diversity inclusion, Scott said, "We are committed to cleaner water, air, and land. At Boeing, we do more than think about the future. We engineer it, we solve its problems, and we build it every day."

 

Thousands of Symantec Employees Take Action for a Sustainable Future

More than 3.5 million gallons of water saved and 45,000 pounds of waste eliminated as part of Going Green in 2018 campaign
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In 2018, thousands of Symantec employees globally partcipated in our year-long, Going Green in 2018 campaign to help create a more sustainable business and future. While company-wide challenges and initiatives were planned, in most cases "It's the Little Things" - those individual commitments, choices and actions - that each employee did that collectively made a significant and lasting impact.

Clif Bar Launches Ag Fund to Bolster Economic Resilience of Organic Farmers

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The demand for organic foods continues to increase at astounding rates. While U.S. sales of organic food and beverages totaled less than $4 billion in 1997, that number is anticipated to hit more than $100 billion by 2025. Yet, supply and demand are not matching up.

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