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General Mills Global Responsibility Report Highlights Employee Engagement, Progress Against Planet Commitments, and Food Security

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MINNEAPOLIS, April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – General Mills released its 2019 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s approach to creating environmental, social and economic value in the countries where it operates. The progress made by General Mills in 2018 demonstrates the company’s long-term commitment to protect and restore the resources upon which its business and communities depend, with an increased focus on advancing regenerative practices across its supply chain.

Whirlpool Announces Emissions Reduction of 7% and Water Consumption Reduction of 10% From 2017-2018

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Whirlpool Corporation recently released its 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s progress in the 2018 operational year. Among the milestones mentioned, the company announced it has reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 7% from 2017 to 2018 in Whirlpool plants. The company also announced a reduction in water consumption of nearly 10% from 2017 to 2018 in the company’s manufacturing facilities.

How Much Do You Know About Recycling? Take Domtar's Recycling Quiz

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Are you the king or queen of recycling knowledge? Take our recycling quiz to find out if you know your stuff when it comes to keeping paper out of landfills — or if you need to brush up on your knowledge.

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You can learn more about Domtar's work in environmental responsibility here

JUST Capital Names PayPal a Win-Win Company

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PayPal has been named a “Win-Win” company by JUST Capital. This honor recognizes PayPal’s continuous investment in its employees and its commitment to transparency in disclosing its policies for gender pay equity, paid time off, parental leave, day care services, and career development. 

General Mills Global Responsibility Report Highlights Employee Engagement, Progress Against Planet Commitments, and Food Security

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April 18, 2019 – General Mills released its 2019 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s approach to creating environmental, social and economic value in the countries where it operates. The progress made by General Mills in 2018 demonstrates the company’s long-term commitment to protect and restore the resources upon which its business and communities depend, with an increased focus on advancing regenerative practices across its supply chain.

A Decade of Impact: Bloomberg LP Improves Energy Efficiency by 45%, Avoids Using More Than 1 Million Metric Tonnes of CO2 Emissions

Company on Track to Meet Ambitious Renewable Energy Goals by 2020; Aims for 100% Renewable Energy by 2025
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NEW YORK, April 11, 2019 — Bloomberg LP’s sustainable business practices have improved the company’s energy efficiency by 45% since 2008, avoiding more than 1 million metric tonnes of CO2e emissions, according to the company’s 10th annual Impact Report released today. Bloomberg is on target to reach 35% renewable energy use in 2020, continuing on its path of 100% renewable energy by 2025.

Co-op Way Report 2018

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The Co-op is one of the world’s largest consumer co-operatives, with over 4.6 million active members. Its purpose is ‘Championing a better way of doing business for you and your communities’.

Today the Co-op announces the launch of its 13th annual sustainability report.

“The challenges we face in our communities, as a nation, and globally, mean the values of co-operation are looking more relevant and more urgent than at any time in our history. More and more people expect to see big business operate in ways that are both just and responsible.

The Five Ws of Supply Chains: Who, What, Where, When and Why Corporations Should Care

By Benjamin Goldstein – Erb Postdoctoral Fellow
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Not a month goes by without a media campaign linking the supply chain of a well-known brand with unsavory labor practices or environmental mismanagement. Such exposés can devalue brands and reduce well-meaning corporate sustainability initiatives to hypocrisy. Beyond financial and reputational risks, a corporation that doesn’t know its supply chain can be caught flat-footed when the regions it sources from are rocked by political and environmental upheaval.

CVS Health Launches 12th Annual CSR Report and Evolved Platform, Better Health, Better Community, Better World

Evolved strategy emphasizes impact on community health and wellness following its acquisition of Aetna
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today unveiled its 12th annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report featuring its evolved platform, Better Health, Better Community, Better World. The company’s new social purpose business strategy is designed to be more inclusive of the company’s commitment to addressing the complexities of today’s health care system and the role it plays in addressing the most pressing public health challenges of the day, nationally and in our communities.

eBook | Energy & Sustainability Goal-Setting: Your Guide to 7 Top Standards

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Recent research finds that organizations have more success on energy and sustainability initiatives when they set public goals. But with so many options available, how do you determine which goals will drive the greatest value for your organization? And against what criteria should you assess them?

Our goals primer eBook summarizes the top global, third-party benchmarking standards and recommends how to choose the right one to accelerate your energy and sustainability ambitions.

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