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BSR Conference 2019: Putting Climate on the Agenda

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Since the election of Donald Trump in 2016, coverage of climate change has increased significantly in the media, in both newspapers and on television. At the BSR Conference 2019, climate journalists Amy Harder (Axios) and Patrick Temple-West (Financial Times) joined BSR CEO Aron Cramer and Climate One podcast host Greg Dalton for a conversation on media coverage of climate change on the plenary stage. The panel discussion served as a live taping for an episode of the Climate One podcast.

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BSR Conference 2019: Miranda Ballentine, CEO, Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance

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For companies with clean energy goals, it can be complicated to find the tools and resources needed when energy efficiency and optimization do not go far enough. In order to fill this gap, the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) was created.

Ecolab Joins the U.N. Global Compact's Business Ambition for 1.5⁰C

Company’s goal is to reduce emissions by 50% by 2030 and to net-zero by 2050
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ST. PAUL, Minn., December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/– Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, today announced that it will align its operations and supply chain to the U.N. Global Compact’s Business Ambition for 1.5⁰C, and will work to reduce its carbon emissions by half by 2030 and to net-zero by 2050. The company is committed to doing its part in limiting the rise of global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 F) or less above pre-industrial levels, the limit deemed necessary by the U.N.

Drucker Institute 2019 Management Top 250 Rankings Includes CSRHub Metrics

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CSRHub is honored to once again have our metrics included in the Drucker Institute Management Top 250 Rankings this year.

The Drucker Institute has brought together five dimensions of corporate performance—Customer Satisfaction, Employee Engagement and Development, Innovation, Social Responsibility and Financial Strength—to create a holistic perspective based on Peter Drucker’s core principles for ranking the top 250 companies worldwide.

BSR Conference 2019: Stephen Badger, Chairman, Board of Directors, Mars, Incorporated

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The next ten years will prove to be a decisive decade for climate change and how business chooses to address it. As the chairman of a family-owned business, Mars, Incorporated, Stephen Badger is pushing for transformational, not incremental, change in order to create a future where all people can thrive without damaging the biodiversity of the planet.

Faster, Higher, “Greener”: IOC Shares Its Sustainability Progress

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has published details of the sustainability progress it has made since the publication of its first Sustainability Progress Report in October 2018.

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has published details of the sustainability progress it has made since the publication of its first Sustainability Progress Report in October 2018.

13 Reputable Charities to Support on #GivingTuesday

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#GivingTuesday takes place on December 3, 2019 this year! Looking for causes to support? America's Charities' members are some of the most reputable and recognized charities in the world.

The Coca-Cola Foundation, Keep America Beautiful Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant Application Opens

Grants Made Available to Increase Public Space Recycling Collection Infrastructure
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STAMFORD, Conn., December 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Coca-Cola Foundation and national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® today announced the application period for the 2020 Keep America Beautiful/Coca-Cola Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant Program is open through Dec. 31 (11:59 p.m. EST), 2019.

Customers Expect Sustainable Options. How Are You Delivering?

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This article is sponsored by Asia Pulp & Paper.

The walls that once existed between businesses, consumers, NGOs and governments are tumbling down in the interest of a shared goal — developing a more sustainable Earth. Within this dynamic structure, each player has a unique role. More than ever, consumers are vocalizing how they expect the institutions they engage with, including the brands they patronize, to collaborate and provide products and services that help promote an eco-friendly way of life.

BSR Conference 2019: Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak, Board Director and Former Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, EY

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 “You know what? You don’t do enough for women.”

When Beth Brooke-Marciniak, board director and former global vice chair of public policy at EY, received this comment from a friend at dinner, she was shocked at first, especially after years of mentoring women. Once the shock wore off, she realized that rather than just playing smart with her platform, she could make monumental change—and not just for women.

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