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Accenture Publishes 2018 Corporate Citizenship Report

Company strengthens commitment to reduce environmental impact and progresses toward its Skills to Succeed and gender-balanced workforce goals
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NEW YORK, April 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has published its 2018 Corporate Citizenship Report, which details how the company innovates to improve the way the world works and lives.
 
“As the pace of innovation disrupts what it means to be a responsible business, organizations must take a leadership role in positively contributing to society at a scale that makes a difference,” said Laurence Morvan, Accenture’s corpora

AmpleHarvest.org Announces New Board President

AmpleHarvest.org announces the appointment of John Powers, Deloitte Chief Corporate Development Officer, as President of AmpleHarvest.org Board of Directors.
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NEWFOUNDLAND, N.J., April 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Today, AmpleHarvest.org, the nation’s only virtual solution to food waste and hunger, has announced the appointment of John Powers, Chief Corporate Development Officer at Deloitte, as their new Board President.

Everlane Partners With The New York Times to Push the Truth of Climate Change

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Although more than seven-in-10 (73%) Americans think global warming is happening and nearly the same amount (72%) say global warming is important to them personally, according to new research from Yale, the concept of climate change is still called into question on a nearly daily basis.

Video | Timberland Creative Director Christopher Raeburn Speaks at the Condé Nast Luxury Conference 2019

Thoughtful Luxury: How Business and Creativity can Drive Sustainability and Growth
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Christopher Raeburn appeared on-stage at the prestigious Condé Nast Luxury Conference discussing all things RÆBURN, Timberland and how business, creativity, and collaboration can drive sustainability and growth along with panelists Jochen Zeitz, Sylvie Bénard of LVMH, moderated by Suzy Menkes and Jo-Ann Strauss. Raeburn, who joined Timberland as global creative director this past fall, share's the brand's longstanding commitment to responsibility.

Video | Capitalizing on Change: Novelis’ Enterprise Efficiency Story

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Sustainability creates increasing business opportunities, but to deliver on targets and sustain results is not an easy task. Learn from Novelis, the world ‘s leader in rolled aluminum and largest recycler of aluminum, on how to embrace change and succeed on an enterprise efficiency program.

Watch Novelis' story on enterprise efficiency here. 

SCS Global Services Chosen as Launch Partner for Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) Standard

SCS to provide auditing services and guidance for IRMA Standard launch
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) is partnering with the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) to deliver certification services for the initiative’s new Standard for Responsible Mining. Beginning in June 2019, SCS will conduct independent, third-party audits for mining companies seeking credible verification of their achievement levels or full certification to the IRMA Standard.

LG Electronics Honored by U.S. EPA as 2019 Energy Star Partner of the Year

LG Recognized for Continued Environmental Leadership with Energy-Efficient Home Appliances and Consumer Electronics
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WASHINGTON, April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficient home appliances and consumer electronics products.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Includes 50 Million Pounds of Recycled or Renewable Content in Product Packaging

Company improves packaging by substituting more environmentally-friendly materials
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At ScottsMiracle-Gro, we’ve achieved packaging milestones by optimizing our packaging systems and substituting more environmentally-friendly materials—without compromising product quality and integrity. Last year, ScottsMiracle-Gro incorporated more than 50 million pounds of recycled or renewable content in our packaging.

WEBINAR – Introduction to SCS’ Sustainably Grown Certification

Recognizing high environmental, social and economic standards in agricultural production
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April 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ SCS’ Sustainably Grown certification program recognizes agricultural products that meet rigorous standards for environmental protection, ethical production, social compliance, product quality and food safety. The program is unique in that agricultural crops of all types and production systems are eligible to be certified.

Rethinking Sustainability Using Closed-Loop Manufacturing and Circular Economy Frameworks

By Christopher Wellise and Matthias Roese
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There’s a tectonic shift taking place in the industrial world, as concerns about humankind’s impact on the environment drive companies to rethink fundamental aspects of how they do business. It’s no longer enough to pay mere lip service to sustainability. Forward-thinking leaders demand new strategic approaches that not only address environmental demands, but also position their organizations for future growth.

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