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First-Year Harvard MBA Student Chooses Las Vegas Sands for Climate Change Assignment

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Technology and Operations Management is a required class taken by all first year MBA students at Harvard Business School. In 2016, for the first time and as part of their program, all 950 students were assigned a task that focused on climate change. Specifically, the students were given a challenge to write a blog posting of about 800 words, describing how a single organization of their choosing is being affected by climate change, either through the company’s operations, innovation system, or supply chain.

Orvis CEO Stresses Urgency of Everglades Crisis

Orvis CEO Perk Perkins Calls fo "Urgency and Total Devotion" in the Fight to Save the Everglades
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The following comments were made by Orvis CEO Perk Perkins at the Everglades Coalition Conference on Jan. 5, 2017.

I remember from my earliest days camping with my father, he taught me and my brother to always leave a campsite better than we found it. That has become a metaphor for my life and our company.

Mary Kay is Changing the Lives of Women and Children Around the World

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Mary Kay Ash founded her Company on the Golden Rule and emphasized the importance of giving back to others. That’s why every day Mary Kay is changing the lives of women and children around the world. It is part of the Mary Kay heritage, and we are honored to continue Mary Kay Ash’s legacy of making a difference.

Subaru Wants to Be More Than a Car Company, They Want to Make the World a Better Place

Meet the men and women who build the cars that put a little love in your heart.
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Since 2008, Subaru has donated $250 to charity for every new car sold or leased during its #ShareTheLove Event, with total donations now reaching nearly $90 million. And none of it would be possible without the help of the men and women who build the cars that put a little love in your heart.

Sustainable Brands Opens Registration for SB’17 Detroit

Early bird pricing ends January 5th
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 21, 2016, /3BL Media/ - Sustainable Brands® opened early bird registration for its notable US conference: SB’17 Detroit. Best-available pricing for All Event Passes ends January 5th, 2017.

Empowering the Marketplace for a Sustainable Future

Year-End Fundraising Letter from Leonardo Academy President
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As the year is winding down, Leonardo Academy's team of experts is gearing up to expand the impact of their sustainability and environmental improvement projects. 

Not only will 2017 bring a new level of challenges in the field of sustainability, emissions reduction, and overall climate action, it also marks Leonardo Academy’s 20th anniversary as a nonprofit. Since 1997, the organization has been working with the mission of leveraging market forces to advance sustainability and environmental improvement.

Clean the World Hygiene Kit Build Event in Macao wins the Caring Program Award

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Las Vegas Sands and Sands Macao host annual hygiene kit builds, an effort part of LVS's global corporate citizenship program, Sands Cares, and its ongoing partnership with Clean the World. The purpose is to support the mission of Clean the World to promote good health and well-being around the globe through improved access to soap and hygiene education.

Delos, IBM Join Forces to Advance Healthy Indoor Environments through Improved Digital Intelligence on the Cloud

Wellness real estate tech firm aligns with IBM to develop cloud apps that quickly identify connections between health and indoor spaces
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ARMONK, N.Y., December 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is collaborating with wellness real estate and technology firm Delos™ to adopt IBM Cloud and cognitive technologies to speed the discovery of new insights in health and wellness and their connections to the design of indoor spaces.” 

Subaru of America and Recycle Across America Join Forces to Support the Zero Landfill Initiative Piloted at Three National Parks

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CHERRY HILL, NJ., December 15, 2016 /3BL Media/  - Subaru of America (Subaru) and Recycle Across America (RAA) today announce a donation of RAA’s standardized recycling label system to support the automaker’s zero landfill initiative currently being piloted at three national parks. The donation aims to decrease landfill waste from parks by revitalizing recycling participation, replacing conflicting signs and messaging with the RAA system to help visitors recycle easily and effectively.

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