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Domtar Unveils 2020 Sustainability Indicator Framework

Press Release

(3BL Media) Montreal - June 28, 2012 - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today released its 2011 Sustainable Growth Report, unveiling 35 key performance indicators that will shape the company’s sustainability efforts out to 2020.  This sustainability framework builds on years of industry leadership in forestry certification, mill-level environmental performance and longstanding ENGO collaborations. 

Sodexo Foundation Recognizes Student and Sodexo Employee Volunteers for Achievements in Fighting Hunger in America

Sodexo Foundation Dinner raises more than $1 million for a second consecutive year with the support of vendor partners like 2012 Hunger Champion Jennie-O Turkey Store and Hunton & Williams
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(3BL Media) Washington, D.C.  - June 15, 2012 – Sodexo Foundation, an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit with the mission to end childhood hunger, recognized five Sodexo employees as Heroes of Everyday Life® and five students as national Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship recipients for their exemplary efforts to fight hunger in America. The honorees who were formally recognized on June 14 at the 13th Annual Sodexo Foundation Dinner in Washington, D.C., were presented with a $5,000 grant awarded in their name to the hunger-related charity of the honoree’s choice.

Why Sustainability Isn’t Just for Hippies Anymore

A new era of capitalism is dawning in which corporations are being challenged by investors and consumers to remain profitable while abiding to the laws of the natural environment.
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Although the idea of triple bottom line reporting on profit, people, and planet may still cause indigestion for purists of capitalism, the fact that it has become the norm over the exception can no longer be denied.   Earlier this year, Ernst & Young published a report indicating that environmental and social proposals made up 40 percent of corporate shareholder resolutions in 2011, up from 31 percent in 2010.   Suffice i

Making An Earth Day Connection

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By Jeff Bradley on April 19, 2012

At AT&T, we’re committed to responsible business practices every day – whether that’s offering ways to recycle used devices, working with our suppliers to develop a more eco-conscious supply chain or investing in alternative energy sources.

On Climate Messaging, the Devil is in the Details

US Ranks 121st out of 132 Countries on Climate Performance
Article

If climate change is humanity’s greatest challenge, a close second must be uniting people around the common goal of overcoming it. 

How Green Is Your Boardroom?

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No, I don't mean green as in money. I mean green as in environment. At Kimberly-Clark, sustainability is not only discussed in the C-suite; it's also on the board of directors' agenda.

DuPont Global Survey: Packaging Industry Strives to 'Go Green'

Justin Faerman, Be Green Packaging Media
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The results are in on DuPont's latest survey of packaging industry professionals in March of 2011.  Of the nearly 500 professionals from around the world who responded to the survey, creating sustainable packaging is the number one priority, with 65% of respondents citing the goal as their biggest and most pressing challenge.

The Business Sustainability Option Period is Expiring

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"There is at least one point in the history of any company when you have to change dramatically to rise to the next level of performance. Miss that moment - and you start to decline." ~ Andy Grove, Intel 

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