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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.

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.

Singapore’s Advanced Wastewater Treatment Process, Digital Capabilities Win Engineering Award

Developed by Singapore’s National Water Agency, PUB and the Black & Veatch + AECOM Joint Venture, the Integrated Validation Plant (IVP) at Ulu Pandan reaffirms Singapore’s commitment to water sustainability
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Singapore, 24 September 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Integrated Validation Plant (IVP) at Ulu Pandan is the winner of the Engineering Project Category, for the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES) Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards 2019.

The IVP is a testament to Singapore’s foresight to integrate advance wastewater treatment technologies with digital capabilities to minimize risks posed by extreme weather while enhancing water sustainability.

New Soap with Certified Sustainable Palm Oil to Hit Hotels Worldwide, Including Marriott Properties

SCS Global Services certifies This Works soap from Guest Supply, a Guest Worldwide company, under RSPO standard
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. Sep 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Hospitality product distributor Guest Supply, a Guest Worldwide company, is now offering a new soap line, called This Works, which contains palm oil certified under the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) standard by internationally recognized third-party SCS Global Services (SCS). As of June 2019, the Company has made this body soap available to all customers and has plans to install it in Marriott Hotels & Resorts.

New Report From the U.S. Green Building Council Shows That Climate Action Requires Putting People First

Green buildings provide path to improved standard of living for communities
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A growing number of Americans believe environmental problems are an important issue, according to the latest research report from Living Standard, an initiative of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The report, called Standard Issue Volume II, sampled 1,850 adults across the U.S.

Duke Energy Aims to Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

Summary: 
  • Company accelerates to reducing carbon by at least 50% by 2030
  • Path to zero carbon requires investments in research, technology
  • National leaders applaud bold new goals
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  • Company accelerates to reducing carbon by at least 50% by 2030
  • Path to zero carbon requires investments in research, technology
  • National leaders applaud bold new goals

Climate Action: Sodexo Confirms Its 34% Carbon Emissions Reduction Target by 2025 With Approval From the Science Based Targets Initiative, Joining Global Call-to-Action

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PARIS, September 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, confirmed its objective to reduce its carbon emissions by 34% by 2025 (base year 2017) with approval from the Science Based Targets initiative, joining the global movement of leading companies aligning their businesses with the most ambitious aim of the Paris Agreement, to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C above

CNH Industrial Still Riding High for the Giretto d’Italia

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For a fifth consecutive year, CNH Industrial extended its commitment as Main Sponsor of the "urban cycling championship" promoted by Legambiente (an Italian non-profit environmentalist association) under the patronage of the Ministry of the Environment.

Nestlé Joins the ‘One Planet Business for Biodiversity’ Coalition to Promote Biodiversity

Press Release

September 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé today joined the ‘One Planet Business for Biodiversity’ (OP2B) coalition to take bold actions in protecting and restoring biodiversity. The new OP2B initiative was launched at the UN Climate Action Summit.

GRI at UNGA74

Engaging and influencing during the UN General Assembly
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September 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ The 74th annual United Nations General Assembly – ‘UNGA74’ – is underway, as representatives from the 193 UN member states meet in New York.  

This global gathering is a catalyst for high-level meetings, events and conferences, a number of which are very relevant to GRI’s work to promote sustainability reporting and corporate transparency, in the context of progress towards sustainable development.  

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