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Letter from Weatherford's Sustainability Committee

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Weatherford is a global company that helps to provide energy to the world for today and tomorrow while ensuring benefits for all of our stakeholders through responsible operations, sustainable performance, world-class people, and global citizenship. We are guided by our operational principles and Code of Conduct and will operate our business of providing services to the upstream oil and gas industry in an ethical, safe, and profitable manner.

Weatherford Addresses Material Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues

Company Highlights Materiality
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Weatherford considers material Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues to be those which pose the greatest potential risk to our business, and are important to our key stakeholders including our employees, customers, and shareholders.

In 2016, we strengthened our existing process for assessing materiality by canvassing a broader range of internal and external stakeholders and extending sustainability issues across the whole value chain.

Daimler Sustainability Strategy Takes the Expectations of Stakeholders into Account

"We uses a multi-step materiality analysis to identify the fields of action that are relevant to us and to our stakeholders."
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We consider fields of action to be “material” if they are important for the company as well as for our stakeholders. We use a multi-step materiality analysis to help us determine what the different assessments, which do not always coincide, have in common. 

 
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We consider fields of action to be “material” if they are important for the company as well as for our stakeholders. We use a multi-step materiality analysis to help us determine what the different assessments, which do not always coincide, have in common. 

 

Walmart | Creating Economic Opportunity

Supporting local, diverse and small businesses
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Across the thousands of communities Walmart is privileged to operate in, we see firsthand the importance of business as a source of jobs and tax revenue. As a major retailer, Walmart can help strengthen farmers, manufacturers and small businesses around the world through our sourcing and other initiatives. For example, we can advance local manufacturing, empower women entrepreneurs and improve local agricultural production by working with others to support technological innovation, access to capital and access to markets.

Shared Value is the Walmart Approach to Global Responsibility

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Whole-system change.
Working with others, we aspire to reshape whole systems to achieve significant and lasting improvement in social, environmental and economic outcomes. For example, enhancing environmental sustainability in retail supply chains means addressing their social and economic dimensions, too. We have placed, and will continue to place, increasing emphasis on social issues such as empowering women and promoting worker safety and dignity.

Walmart | A Message From Our Chief Sustainability Officer

Over the past 30 years, global prosperity has increased by many measures.
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Over the past 30 years, global prosperity has increased by many measures. Life expectancy, school enrollment and access to drinking water are up and technology has opened new doors for billions of people. Yet at the same time this progress occurs, growing population, globalization and technological disruption have created new social and environmental challenges. Inequality is increasing in many countries, while water supply, forests, air quality, biodiversity and our climate are under unprecedented pressure.

Consumers Energy Commitment to the Environment

Mother Nature is One of Our Toughest Customers
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As featured in the Consumers Energy 2017 Sustainability Report

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We are the Great Lakes State. Here in Michigan, our lakes, rivers and streams define us. We’re beach-goers, anglers and stone-skippers. We must keep this precious resource thriving for centuries of Michigan summers to come.
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Walmart Reports Strong Comps, Shows Leadership And Fights Hunger

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Walmart’s first quarter 2017 earnings report was gratifying. A focus on a few key fundamentals such as associate merchandise training, quality products, internet retailing, and giving back to those in need underpinned the better than expected results.

Read the full article via Forbes.com 

GRI is Advancing the SDG Agenda 2030 in South Asia

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GRI’s Regional Hub South Asia and the CII ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development have launched a local initiative to understand SDGs in business context in the South Asian region trough a peer-learning platform. 

The MetLife Foundation is Building Financial Capability

Financial capability means clients know how to manage their finances and have all the right tools to do so. It means they use safe, affordable, and effective financial services to achieve their goals.
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