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UPS Longitudes | A 2020 Vision for a Sustainable Future

Ingrid Sidiadinoto @ UPS
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When people talk or think about sustainability, they often consider activities related to becoming more environmentally friendly. And while this is undoubtedly a good start, if we’re going to talk about true, long-term sustainability, we need to look at the bigger picture.

Registration Open for Renewable Energy Markets Asia

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for REM Asia, taking place at the Sofitel Singapore City Center on 28 April.
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Center for Resource Solutions looks forward to joining you for this groundbreaking inaugural conference focused exclusively on Asian renewable energy markets. REM Asia will be a regional one-day event that features keynotes and panel discussions offering in-depth exploration of key issues affecting the advancement of Asian voluntary renewable energy markets, including:

The ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands Retains the Prestigious LEED® Gold Certification

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Marina Bay Sands has made another breakthrough with its sustainability efforts with the ArtScience Museum securing the prestigious LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification under the Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance rating system.

Data is Key to New Utility Business Models

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As part of the Future of Energy APAC Summit 2017 hosted by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), CLP Group Chief Operating Officer Mr Derek Parkin shared his perspective on new utility business models in a panel discussion with Enel Green Power’s Head of Business Development in Asia Pacific Mr Gu-Yoon Chung and AutoGrid Systems’ Chief Executive Officer Dr Amit Narayan.

CLP Tightens Emissions Cut Targets Towards 2050 to Fight Climate Change

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The CLP Group has tightened the carbon intensity reduction target of its Asia-Pacific power business for 2050, the company unveiled in its latest Sustainability Report and Annual Report.

Over a decade ago, CLP voluntarily introduced the Climate Vision 2050, where it committed to lower the carbon intensity of its generating portfolio by approximately 75% of its 2007 position by 2050.

SC Johnson Leads by Example with Asia Pacific’s First Major Ingredient Transparency Initiative

Industry-Leading Disclosure Program Now Benefits 5 Billion Consumers Globally
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RACINE, Wis., September 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, SC Johnson expands its industry-leading global ingredient transparency program across Asia Pacific. Breaking down a barrier between companies and consumers, this expansion gives another 4 billion people unparalleled access to a comprehensive list of product ingredients for such iconic brands as Baygon®, Glade®, Mr Muscle® and Raid®.

CLP Creates Value for Stakeholders

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At the heart of the CLP Group's success in the Asia Pacific power sector is its value creation process, which draws on various inputs and through its business activities converts them to outputs that create positive value for its stakeholders.
 

Tetra Tech is Helping Improve Fisheries Management

Combining our experience, tools, and expertise to solve problems confronting coastal communities in the Asia Pacific region
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For the past 20 years, Tetra Tech has been Leading with Science in coastal fisheries management in the Asia Pacific region. As vulnerable coastal populations compete with international fisheries fleets for increasingly scarce marine resources, Tetra Tech is working to empower local communities to develop and implement management plans to monitor and enforce coastal activities.

Kimberly-Clark: Joint Campaign on FSC & Responsible Forestry Wins Silver in a Major PR Award in Asia

A joint campaign by FSC, Kimberly-Clark, and WWF won the Silver Award in ‘Environmental Campaign of the Year’, PR Awards Asia 2016, a prestigious industry award in the Asia Pacific region.
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The campaign, titled ‘Responsible Forestry’, aimed to raise awareness and educate consumers on the importance of choosing FSC-certified products – by inviting them to play an active role in protecting forests. The campaign focused on Asia Pacific markets and a series of localized campaigns across Taiwan, Australia, and Singapore, which educated consumers and brought about a change in behavior.

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2016 Barclays Citizenship Award Winners

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The 2016 Citizenship Awards winners have been announced, celebrating extraordinary Barclays employees around the world who go above and beyond.

Almost 900 nominations were received, celebrating the vast and outstanding Citizenship work of more than 2,100 employees. The regional awards ceremonies in Hong Kong, London and New York* honoured all our finalists and saw 12 winners, chosen by an external judging panel, celebrated for their contributions to Barclays and wider society.  

At the ceremony in London, Jes Staley, Group Chief Executive Officer, said:

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