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The New Climate for Business in the 2020s: Challenges of the Decisive Decade

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As we approach a new decade, companies are facing a fundamentally new climate for business. We have limited time to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and the climate targets of the Paris Agreement. At the same time, business leaders must navigate enormous changes, from bottom-up activism from employees, investors, and youth to evolving attitudes toward capitalism itself.

IWBI Event Addresses Positive Business Impacts of a People + Planet Approach

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NEW YORK, October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ – When it comes to the health of the business, environmental sustainability and climate action go hand-in-hand with human health. This was the key takeaway at “Changing climates: Prioritizing human health amid environmental, political and social change”, a breakfast event organized by the International WELL Building Institute.

Multiply It: Fostering Diversity & Inclusion

By Lynne Doherty, Senior VP, US Commercial Sales
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Last month, the Business Roundtable modernized its principles on the role of a corporation. The purpose for many corporations now encompasses this list: value for customers, investing in employees, fostering diversity and inclusion, dealing fairly and ethically with suppliers, supporting the communities in which we work, and protecting the environment.

This GHG Measurement Model Could Be a Game-Changer for the Agriculture Industry

Words by Tina Casey
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This article series is sponsored by Smithfield Foods and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team. 

There is a good reason why Smithfield Foods was the first major protein company to measure its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The protein supply chain is front-loaded with GHGs long before livestock arrives at the processing facility. A lack of uniformity among suppliers adds another layer of complexity to the already daunting task of tracking emissions.

Now Is the Time To Address Climate Change, Says This Executive

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Los Angeles has the most installed solar capacity of any U.S. city, thanks in part to this massive solar installation atop the LA Convention Center, managed by AEG. 

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Los Angeles has the most installed solar capacity of any U.S. city, thanks in part to this massive solar installation atop the LA Convention Center, managed by AEG. 

12 Steps to a Green Chemicals Score

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SOMETIMES a task can seem too daunting. That’s how we at the life science business of Merck felt when we repeatedly got requests for lifecycle analysis (LCA) for our products. You may be saying, “Yes, they’re detailed, but come on.” Well, doing LCAs for more than 300,000 products isn’t an easy task. Was there a better way to tackle these requests?

Whirlpool Corporation Named to 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

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October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ Whirlpool Corporation is among a distinguished group of companies included on the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America Index – a recognition of its longstanding commitment to sustainable business practices. This is not the home appliance manufacturer's first appearance on the annual index. In fact, Whirlpool Corporation has been recognized on the DJSI 13 of the past 14 years.

Ecocentricity Blog: Scratching an Itch

By: John A. Lanier
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By zeroing-out their carbon footprint and then going 50 times beyond that, Intuit is pledging to carry their own weight and then some. That’s the right signal to send, not just to the corporate world, but to all of us.

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By zeroing-out their carbon footprint and then going 50 times beyond that, Intuit is pledging to carry their own weight and then some. That’s the right signal to send, not just to the corporate world, but to all of us.

Listening and Working Together in Nigeria

The importance of ongoing community engagement
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By Rabie Issa, Business Executive Officer Nestlé Waters Nigeria
 

Opened in April 2016, the Abaji factory is Nestlé Waters’ most modern water processing facility in Central and West Africa. It lies near Manderegi village, an agricultural community around 40km from Nigeria’s capital Abuja.

United Nations Global Compact Targets Gender Equality

New initiative aims to increase women’s representation and leadership in business
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UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, 1 October 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today announced a new global initiative to increase women's representation and leadership in business.

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