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Kimberly-Clark’s Environmental Services Leader Reflects on the Importance of Earth Day

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Responsible, sustainable, measurable. Buzz words or action verbs?

For me, those are fighting words. As more companies join the fight to protect our natural resources, Earth Day serves as a reminder that those who use natural resources also have an obligation to foster responsible use.

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

Recycle IT Day: How Cisco Tackles E-Waste

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Global e-scrap dumping—it’s a serious environmental and public health issue. To help address this critical concern, Cisco hosts Recycle IT Day every year, and has done so since 2002. Around the world, Cisco locations act as collection points for employees to drop off e-scrap like end-of-life electronics from their home or work to be recycled by Cisco, free of charge.

Business Call to Action Public Eye Q&A Series: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

BCtA partner perspectives on emerging trends and top priorities in the world of inclusive business
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Interview with Hans Docter, Director Sustainable Economic Development, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

There is consensus on the important role that private sector can and should play in development. What are the priorities for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Dutch MoFA) in 2019 and beyond in terms of engaging the private sector in its development initiatives?

Morgan Stanley Launches Broad-Based Commitment to Develop Systemic Solutions to Reduce Global Plastic Waste

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  • The Morgan Stanley Plastic Waste Resolution will drive and scale the investments, partnerships, programs and research needed to tackle the growing challenge of plastic waste.
  • Through these efforts, Morgan Stanley will prevent, reduce, and remove 50 million metric tons of plastic waste from rivers, oceans, landscapes and landfills by 2030.
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  • The Morgan Stanley Plastic Waste Resolution will drive and scale the investments, partnerships, programs and research needed to tackle the growing challenge of plastic waste.
  • Through these efforts, Morgan Stanley will prevent, reduce, and remove 50 million metric tons of plastic waste from rivers, oceans, landscapes and landfills by 2030.

Sustainability at Work: SCS Global Services Releases 2018 Annual Report

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Following a banner year, international third-party certifier and standards developer SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to release its 2018 Annual Report in time for Earth Day. According to SCS Founder and CEO, Stanley P. Rhodes, the company’s growth and success is a direct reflection of the degree to which business, government, and NGO measures to promote sustainability have taken hold around the world in every economic sector.

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.

Merck Earns 2019 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award​

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Merck is proud to announce that it received the 2019 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Merck has been named a Partner of the Year for 14 years in a row, and in Sustained Excellence for 12 years. ​

Whirlpool Corporation Highlights Significantly Reduced Emissions, Improved Product Efficiency in 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report

Report details Whirlpool Corporation’s industry-leading product emissions tracking system, greenhouse gas reduction in its manufacturing facilities
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Today, Whirlpool Corporation released its 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s progress and accomplishments in the 2018 operational year, with particularly strong results in its efforts to reduce the amount of natural resources required in manufacturing its appliances. 

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Ecocentricity Blog: Math Without the Numbers

By: John A. Lanier
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Ray Anderson's sustainability vision for Interface was for it to rewrite the IPAT equation. He believed that the harmful technologies of the first industrial revolution, extractive and polluting by nature, could be replaced by the technologies of a new, sustainability-focused industrial revolution.

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Ray Anderson's sustainability vision for Interface was for it to rewrite the IPAT equation. He believed that the harmful technologies of the first industrial revolution, extractive and polluting by nature, could be replaced by the technologies of a new, sustainability-focused industrial revolution.

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