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Going Green for a More Sustainable Business and Future

Symantec employees’ yearlong actions protect their communities and the environment
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By Amanda Davis, Sr. Manager, CR and Environment

A focus on the environment not only supports Symantec’s business objectives—it also contributes to the urgent action needed to combat global climate change and other environmental challenges. We launched the “Going Green in 2018” campaign to encourage employees to take part in our environmental sustainability efforts, while also learning about opportunities for individual actions.

European Commission Is Planning to Update the Non-Binding Guidelines on Non-financial Reporting

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The Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance set up by the European Commission in July 2018 has published its first report on companies' disclosure of climate-related information in January 2019.   

Schneider Sustainability Impact 2018-2020 Has Exceeded Its Target Score of 5/10 for 2018, Achieving 6.10/10

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  • 2018 turnover of Schneider Electric’s Energy & Sustainability Services is up 13.8% compared to 2017
  • 45.7% of Schneider Electric’s sales fall into its new Green Premium ecolabel
  • 75% of Schneider Electric employees are covered by the Group’s new Global Family Leave Policy
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  • 2018 turnover of Schneider Electric’s Energy & Sustainability Services is up 13.8% compared to 2017
  • 45.7% of Schneider Electric’s sales fall into its new Green Premium ecolabel
  • 75% of Schneider Electric employees are covered by the Group’s new Global Family Leave Policy

Are B Corps the Future of Business OR Just Another “Elite Charade for Changing the World”?

What’s the best way to solve our biggest problems? Government regulation or via market solutions?
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By Brad Zarnett

Having just read the book Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by former New York Times columnist, Anand Giridharadas, and mostly agreeing with it, I thought that it would be interesting to read a critique by Jay Coen Gilbert, the co founder of the movement for Certified B Corporations, which happened to fall into the crosshairs of Giridharadas’ criticism.

Expanding Sustainability Through Partnership

Hormel Foods joins with private and nonprofit groups to protect water quality
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By Claire Stremple

Republic Services Advances on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies List

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PHOENIX, February 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that the Company was recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies list for the second consecutive year, advancing to #80 on the 2019 list. Republic remains the sole recycling and solid waste services provider on the list.

Don’t Miss These 7 CSR & Sustainability Conferences in 2019

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It’s February, which means the new year is officially well underway. As you hit the ground running with your 2019 corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategies and projects, it’s important to make time for professional development, remain on top of key industry trends and stay connected with your peers.

PNC Recognized Among Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies

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PNC has been included in Barron’s 2019 list of the 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies.  PNC ranks third among the financial institutions on the list and was also recognized last year, when Barron’s launched its annual sustainability ranking.  More information about Barron’s ranking and PNC’s scores can be found here.

Ikea Jumps on Circular Bandwagon With Leasing Strategy

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2019 may be the year the concept of circular economy goes mainstream. And there’s good reason circular is catching on, even beyond the clear environmental benefits.

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