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UPS Infographic | Sustainability at UPS

Sustainability is an inherent part of UPS’s strategy and business operations.
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Sustainability is an inherent part of UPS’s strategy and business operations. As a global leader in logistics and supply chain solutions, we transport packages and freight, facilitate international trade, and apply advanced technology to efficiently manage the world of business. In this role, we have the opportunity to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for the supply chains of many businesses.

Growing a Regenerative Renaissance

General Mills provides $1.65 million grant for Soil Health Academy to assist wheat, oat producers transition from conventional ag practices
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FT. PAYNE, Ala., February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The non-profit Soil Health Academy (SHA) today announced it has received a $1.65 million grant from global food company General Mills to educate and mentor wheat and oat producers in targeted regions of the U.S. and Canada as they transition from conventional agricultural practices to soil health-focused regenerative agriculture practices.

To implement the three-year, mentoring, consulting and evaluation components of the project, SHA is partnering with the regenerative agriculture consulting company, Understanding Ag, LLC (UA).

The Love Me Nots of Valentine’s Day Recycling

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As our national day of love approaches, you’re probably thinking about what and how you’ll express your affection on Valentine’s Day. In fact, Americans are expected to spend a record $20.7 billion this Valentine’s Day¹ – that’s a lot of love. While it’s exciting to give and receive gifts of the heart – V Day, like most holidays, creates a lot of excess waste.

Fancy décor, flowers, cards, candy wrappers and gift boxes create a recycling and waste bin dilemma  – what’s recyclable and what’s not? Here are some recycling Love Me’s (recyclables) and Love Me Nots (non-recyclables).

The World’s Most Sustainable Companies Revealed

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They may not have the glitz and glamour of the Oscars or the Golden Globes, but two significant corporate sustainability award rankings were released this week, and Cisco was recognized in both.

HanesBrands Global Corporate Social Responsibility Achievements Earn Two Highly Recognized Awards for Work in Latin America

Hanes receives its ninth consecutive honor from the Honduran Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility and seventh Mexican Center for Philanthropy award for best practices in social responsibility, environmental stewardship and workplace standards
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., February 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands, a leading global marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, has earned two of the most prestigious awards in Central America and the Caribbean for best practices in corporate social responsibility.

Announcing Kindred 2020's First 100 Speakers

Only 87 days left until Kindred 2020 — the event for sustainable, purpose-led business transformation
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February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The good news: Everyone now cares about CSR.

The bad news: Everyone thinks they know how to run it.

As sustainability and purpose finally become top priorities for businesses, the number of organizational stakeholders is growing. So what’s CSR’s rightful place in the C-suite? When CSR is everyone’s job, what happens to the specialists?

Sustainability Reporting at Center of Europe's Green Deal

Quality disclosure requirements critical to EU's sustainable investment plan
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February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Global Reporting Initiative welcomes the European Green Deal as a global game changer that other economies should follow. With ambitious legislative changes backed by one trillion Euros investment over the next decade, the EU is signalling leadership in efforts to advance sustainable development and tackle climate change.

Last Call! Submit Your 2020 3BL Forum Speaker Proposal by Friday, Feb. 14

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An impactful conversation starts when people come together to share their unique ideas and insights with one another—that’s why speakers are so integral to the 3BL Forum experience.

By convening corporate executives, ESG professionals, thought leaders and more, 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands® – Business Elects to Lead brings together leading voices from a variety of industries to address “the why” and “the how” behind major environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges.

GM's Path to a Better Planet

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Visit GM.com to learn more about our 100% commitment to sustainability:

https://www.gm.com/our-stories/sustainability/global-renewable-goals.html 

In addition to setting sustainability and renewable energy goals, we have also committed to increasing the percentage of sustainable materials in our vehicles. In partnership with our suppliers, at least 50 percent of the materials in our vehicles will be sustainable by 2030. 

Responsible Business Alliance Expands Presence in Europe

New Office and Director in Brussels Support Increasing Corporate Responsibility Efforts in EU
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced it has expanded its presence in Europe by opening an office in Brussels, Belgium and hiring a European Director to represent the RBA and its membership. The new office will support the RBA’s longstanding efforts in Europe related to responsible business conduct, responsible minerals sourcing, public procurement, environmental and other issues.

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