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Las Vegas Sands | Sharing Sustainable Best Practices

As featured in the 2016 Corporate Citizenship Overview
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Sands ECO360 in the Community is an initiative aimed at taking the best practices of our award-winning sustainability program and bringing them to our local communities. In 2015, Las Vegas Sands lent expertise, provided manpower and shared key learnings in a myriad of ways. Sands Bethlehem hosted 20 second grade “green team” students from Donegan Elementary School at its recycling center for Earth Day 2015 to show them how to implement recycling practices at school and home.

Compliance Conundrum: Adjust Corporate Behavior or Collect Better Data?

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Government regulation remains one of the top challenges facing business today. CEOs and other business leaders are increasingly finding themselves tending to an ever-increasing broader range of compliance issues.

Both Investors and Corporate Executives are Seeing Sustainability Benefits

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Conflict mineral rules and reporting are heating up on three continents, causing an increase in compliance activity for any and all companies involved in global trade and a look toward unified, simplified reporting and tracking techniques.

Florida’s S.R. 64 West Palma Sola Scenic Highway Shoreline Restored with Native Plants

Follow Friday: Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Stories
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One of the first phases of a Palma Sola Scenic Highway resource protection, preservation and enhancement project will be done in time to celebrate Keep America Beautiful’s National Planting Day on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Bradenton, Florida.

Ecolab Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for Second Consecutive Year

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ST. PAUL, Minn., September 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technology and services, has been named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America index, a comprehensive and highly regarded assessment of leading sustainability-driven companies. This is the second consecutive year Ecolab has been named to the North America index, and the company’s third listing since 2012.  

Gildan Included In the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fourth Consecutive Year

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MONTREAL, Thursday, September 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE), a global manufacturer and marketer of quality family apparel, announced today that the Company has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World Index) for the fourth consecutive year. Gildan remains the only North American company in the Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods industry group listed in the DJSI World Index.  Gildan is also pleased this year to have been included for the first time in the DJSI North American Index.

Academia Meets Automotive: College Students and GM Unite to Boost Sustainability

GM forms first Student Sustainability Advisory Council
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General Motors created its first Student Sustainability Advisory Council this year to begin a new dialogue on sustainability. Composed of five graduate students from MIT, Penn State, Georgia Tech, University of Michigan and Stanford, the council provides fresh perspectives on sustainability at GM.

In Pursuit of Transparency: The Case for Leveraging Supply Chain Management Platforms

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After interviewing 70 leading companies, the UN Global Compact and EY found that companies are overcoming supply chain transparency challenges by leveraging supply chain platforms.

CSR Certificate Program - 2 Day Fall Offering by Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership & Governance & Accountability Institute

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New York, NYAugust 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and Governance & Accountability Institute are partnering to offer the Fall 2016 CSR Certificate Program. The two-day sessions will be held on September 28 and 29 at the campus of the Business School of Rutgers University in downtown Newark, New Jersey.

Asbestos May Become One of Ten Chemicals Reviewed Under the New TSCA This Year

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Since the reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was passed by the Senate and signed into law two months ago, the EPA has received mounting pressure to deliver on promised regulatory improvements and demonstrate their commitment to the spirit of the new law.

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