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Sustainability Starts With Our People

We take sustainability to heart, especially when it comes to our people
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For any business looking to reduce its environmental impact, establishing a sustainability game plan is critical, but complex. Companies that set out on this path will want to look at ways to use fewer and renewable resources in their products; make their facilities more efficient; adopt sustainable procurement practices; and launch internal initiatives like recycling programs. There are many ways to protect our planet at every level and in every corner of a business, but there is an equally important and often overlooked element of a sustainability mission – people.

Updates on GRI Standard 303: Water

Draft Available for Comments
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A second 60-day public comment period is now open to review further updates to the draft of GRI 303: Water. This revised draft addresses the input provided by stakeholders during the first public comment period and aims to further improve the common global language for reporting on water impacts.

Diverse stakeholder input is imperative to maintain this robust, credible sustainability reporting Standard.

Sustaining Organic Food

Pesticides touch every aspect of our lives, from residues on our produce to increased chronic disease to biodiversity loss
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Pesticides touch every aspect of our lives, from residues on our produce to increased chronic disease to biodiversity loss. Toxic compounds are used all over the world to the detriment of the environment and human lives. In a small village in Mexico, women are paying the ultimate price. The village of Venustiano Carranza is located in Chiapas, the southernmost Mexican state, which shares a border with Guatemala.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Named One of the World’s Most Admired Companies

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Bristol-Myers Squibb was named to Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list as part of the magazine’s annual rankings. The company was No. 5 in the Pharmaceuticals category.

The list is put together based on responses from thousands of survey participants. Fortune notes the companies featured on the World’s Most Admired list “represent the pinnacle of excellence in nine key performance areas, from investment value to social responsibility.”

Albertsons Companies Announces New “Top 5 by 2022” Commitment to Responsibly Source Sushi

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BOISE, Idaho, January 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies today announced the addition of the “Top 5 by 2022” Sushi Commitment to its Responsible Seafood Program.

Collaboration Among Reporting Frameworks: The Future of Sustainability Reporting

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​Reporting companies have many options when it comes to disclosure: the GRI Standards, IIRC, SASB, CDP and the CDSB provide different ways to be transparent. Now we’re all working towards the SDGs, how is that changing the way these organizations relate to one another? Is the fragmentation real or is it just a myth?

Trane Presents Kansas City Public Schools With More Than $100,000 for Building Upgrades

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When Kansas City Public Schools entered into an energy savings project with Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, the project consisted of building upgrades in 37 district buildings, designed to address building maintenance and energy efficiency issues.  

Science Museum of Minnesota Honored With Energy Efficiency Leader Award From Trane

Museum recognized for its energy efficient approach, lowering carbon footprint and reducing energy cost
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ST. PAUL, Minn., January 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Trane®, a leading global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, presented the Energy Efficiency Leader Award to the Science Museum of Minnesota. The award recognizes the museum’s long-term commitment to providing a learning atmosphere with minimal impact on the environment.

Service Makes Good Business Sense

By: Jim Pisani, Global Brand President, Timberland
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It’s hard to believe over a year has passed since I joined Timberland as global brand president. When I think back on my first weeks in the role, I recall two things above all others: the excitement I felt at the challenge of leading a nearly $2 billion global lifestyle brand; and how moved I was by the passion and commitment of the Timberland community — not only for the brand itself, but also for doing good. This was clearly a special place I had landed.

Sustainable Investment in Europe at a Crossroads

An interview with Flavia Micilotta, Eurosif’s Executive Director
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Sustainable and responsible investment is helping mobilize and direct finance towards building a more inclusive, stable and greener European economy. We talked to Flavia Micilotta, Executive Director at Eurosif, to discover how.

​Eurosif is the pan-European sustainable and responsible investment (SRI) membership organization whose mission is to promote sustainability by means of European financial markets, and through its membership network encompassing €8 trillion in total assets.

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