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Report: State of the European Renewable Energy Market

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The 2019 data set from our database, which informs this report, considers RFI and corporate RFP responses that have been gathered since 2018. It represents close to 700 renewable energy projects in Europe, submitted from more than 50 solution providers across 16 countries, resulting in a strong overview of the European renewable energy market for C&I buyers.

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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.

Decarbonization: The Race to Zero Emissions

These five emerging technologies could curb carbon emissions, halt climate change and offer new ways to invest in earth’s future.
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As glaciers retreat, sea levels rise and temperatures increase, it’s clear that climate change is well underway, due in large part to the ever-increasing amounts of CO2 in the earth’s atmosphere.

The question, then, is how to best mitigate carbon emissions, which have now reached 53.5 gigatons (Gt) per year, the highest level in human history.

Arrow Electronics Promotes Year-Round Giving Through Arrow Charitable Platform

Arrow employees supported 165 charities in 2018 and donated nearly 6,000 volunteer hours
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While charitable contributions typically rise during the holidays, Arrow Electronics encourages year-round giving through its Arrow Charitable platform. The platform, which was expanded in 2018 to all employees in the Americas, makes it easy for employees to give time and money, and receive related financial donations from Arrow for the causes they support. 

GM is a 2019 Global Energy Awards Finalist

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S&P Global Platts recently named GM a finalist in the 21st annual Global Energy Awards. GM is a finalist in the Corporate Award – Green Initiatives category. The 2019 winners will be announced at a ceremony December 12 in New York City. Established in 1999, the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards highlight corporate and individual innovation, leadership and superior performance in 21 categories spanning the entire energy complex.

Mind the Gap: Business Impact

By Carmen Perez, Senior Director, Data Insights
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For data-lovers, too many metrics is still not enough. That said, no matter how many ways you run the numbers, each day has 24 hours, each week 7 days, each year 12 months. When CSR leaders share information with senior executives, time constraints limit what they’re able to present, which is typically only the vital few metrics that indicate strategy performance and explain why the work matters to society and business goals. They must make tough choices on what to include.

GM Leads the Automotive Industry as One of America’s Most JUST Companies

GM recognized for creating quality jobs in the U.S., promoting a transparent and supportive workforce culture and fostering safe workplaces
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DETROIT, November 12, 2019, /3BL Media/ - Today, General Motors was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for 2020 according to Forbes and JUST Capital. The list of America’s Most JUST Companies honors U.S. corporations like GM that outperform their peers in the Russell 1000 on the priorities of the American people.

Sysco Announces 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report

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HOUSTON, November 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today it has published its 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, documenting the company’s progress toward the 2025 CSR goals established in 2018. Sysco’s CSR strategy focuses on three key areas: people, products and planet, with the objective of Delivering A Better Tomorrow.

Food Transparency and Traceability

With the IBM Food Trust, suppliers and retailers can trace food across the global supply chain.
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Leafy greens can be traced on the blockchain. As can mashed potatoes, mangoes and most recently, shrimp. They are just some of the products farmers, food producers and retailers worldwide are tracing using IBM Food Trust, the leading blockchain solution for transparency and traceability within the global food supply chain. More than 50 companies have signed on to work with the trust.

For a Safer Tomorrow

Symantec’s 12th annual Corporate Responsibility Report shows legacy of impact
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By Amanda Davis | Sr. Manager, CR and Environment

Today, Symantec has published its 12th annual Corporate Responsibility Report. We are proud to share our 2019 CR Report, as it highlights the progress we’ve made in delivering on our CR commitments and the legacy of impact made possible by our dedicated CR team, executive champions, employee volunteers, consultants, and nonprofit partners.

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