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Engaging Millennials for Good

How T-Mobile engaged millennials through 2 creative giving campaigns
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Engaging millennial employees and customers is becoming more important than ever with this young, socially-conscious cohort soon comprising half of the entire workforce and a giant chunk of the consumer market. It’s no easy task when your employees are spread across hundreds of locations and call centers nationwide like T-Mobile’s are.

Women in Manufacturing Starts with a Diverse Candidate Pool at Domtar

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Optimizing the operational lines at Windsor

With dreams of a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Production (STEP) since high school, Marie Cyr graduated as a mechanical engineer from L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, joined Domtar in 1995 as a project engineer and soon transitioned to maintenance engineer. “I was the first female engineer at Windsor and the stakes were high,” Cyr recalled. “I realized very quickly I wanted to lead a team, and no challenge was too great for me to tackle in order to reach that goal.” 

Learning the Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Procurement

Nicola Peill-Moelter, Ph.D. Board of Directors, REBA Director of Sustainability Innovation, VMware, Inc.
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Are you new to renewable energy procurement and perhaps a little overwhelmed by all its complexities? I was too back in 2015, after Akamai Technologies committed to powering 50% of its global network operations with renewable energy. As Akamai’s senior director of environmental sustainability at the time, I was tasked with executing the goal.

Mars Accelerates Action to Tackle Climate Change With New #PledgeForPlanet Initiative

Summary: 
  • With the #PledgeForPlanet initiative, Mars announces fresh ambition to further cut emissions from its operations in line with the key aim of the Paris Agreement – to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius   
  • Mars calls for collective action, including encouraging its major suppliers to commit to science-based emissions targets  
  • Mars CEO Grant F. Reid urges people to consider taking “simple, everyday actions today to help create a better tomorrow”  
  • Timed with the UN Climate Action Summit, General Assembly & Climate Week NYC, #PledgeForPlanet kicks off with unveiling of a public mural by artist Steven Harrington in New York City’s Bryant Park; actress and singer Victoria Justice visits the mural, calling for urgent action
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  • With the #PledgeForPlanet initiative, Mars announces fresh ambition to further cut emissions from its operations in line with the key aim of the Paris Agreement – to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius   
  • Mars calls for collective action, including encouraging its major suppliers to commit to science-based emissions targets  
  • Mars CEO Grant F. Reid urges people to consider taking “simple, everyday actions today to help create a better tomorrow”  
  • Timed with the UN Climate Action Summit, General Assembly & Climate Week NYC, #PledgeForPlanet kicks off with unveiling of a public mural by artist Steven Harrington in New York City’s Bryant Park; actress and singer Victoria Justice visits the mural, calling for urgent action

Technology Partnerships Bridge Gaps Among Landscapes, Communities, Stakeholders

By Ian Lifshitz, VP of Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations for The Americas at Asia Pulp and Paper
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Private companies increasingly recognize the role they play in global conservation efforts. Technology providers have smartly strategized ways to make business operations more efficient than ever before and aid corporations in meeting their commitments to sustainability.

With millions of acres of land under their purview, organizations that transform the earth’s raw resources into the products we use every day have a responsibility to manage operations to protect natural environments.

Unleash Your Senses Around the Next Generation of Packaging

by Ian Lifshitz, Vice President of Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations, Asia Pulp & Paper Canada
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Don’t judge a book by its cover often refers to purchases beyond book-buying. Now, experts say we need to think again about this maxim because the packaging has become an important factor to consumers.

Tides of Change: The Global Shift from Single-Use Plastics

By Ian Lifshitz, US VP of Sustainability and Stakeholder Relations Asia Pulp & Paper Group
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This article is sponsored by Belantara Foundation. 

Republic Services First U.S. Recycling and Solid Waste Services Provider to Set SBTi-Approved Science-Based Target to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Company Committed to 35 Percent Reduction by 2030
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PHOENIX, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has become the first U.S. recycling and solid waste services provider to have its emissions reduction target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)1 as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Republic Services First U.S. Recycling and Solid Waste Services Provider to Set SBTi-Approved Science-Based Target to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Company Committed to 35 Percent Reduction by 2030
Press Release

PHOENIX, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has become the first U.S. recycling and solid waste services provider to have its emissions reduction target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)1 as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Sodexo: First Global Food Services Company to Connect Its Financing to Action to Prevent Food Waste

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PARIS, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, has renewed its €1.3 billion revolving credit facility (RCF) which now incorporates a pricing adjustment based on Sodexo’s performance towards its goal to prevent 50% of the food waste and food losses from its operations by 2025.

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