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Positive Impact Launch White Paper Demonstrating How The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are a Business Opportunity for the Global Event Industry

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December 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Four United Nations staff attended this year’s IBTM World, in what is believed to be an industry first, to engage with the global event industry as events are increasingly recognised as a route to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Dennis Winkler from UNFCCC commented “I was happy to be attending IBTM for the first time this year. It was a good opportunity to see and hear what is happening throughout the industry and exchange good practice for the sustainable organisation of conferences’.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (October 2018)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

UN Secretary‐General Taps UN Special Envoy Michael Bloomberg to Lead Climate Finance Leadership Initiative

New initiative will work to meet goals of Paris Agreement through mobilization and deployment of private sector capital
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Today at the One Planet Summit in New York the UN Secretary-General tapped his Special Envoy for Climate Action Mike Bloomberg to lead a new Climate Finance Leadership Initiative to mobilize private finance in support of the Paris Agreement goals.

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INFOGRAPHIC | How NRG Incorporates the SDGs Into Sustainability Strategy

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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a global set of goals, targets and indicators that United Nations member states, and increasingly businesses, are expected to use to frame agendas and policies surrounding development. The global community has given itself until 2030 to achieve the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which will require a significant contribution from the private sector and collaboration across industries.

Our core business and corporate strategy and vision directly align with two of the goals, 7 and 13. 

A Deeper Look at CECP's Investing in Society: Priorities

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Investing in Society, CECP’s recently launched compendium of data, research, and case studies illustrates innovations in corporate efforts to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Divided into five sections – Priorities, Performance, People, Planet, and Policies – the collection of insights offers a far-reaching assessment of what leading companies are doing in each of the five focus areas.

Ambitious Targets in Essity’s New Fiber Sourcing Policy

Today 99.9% of the fresh fiber used in Essity’s products are certified or controlled, which means that our suppliers uphold and safeguard principles on biodiversity, forest conservation and indigenous people’s rights.
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May 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Essity has finalized a new Fiber Sourcing Policy, describing the company’s principles, intentions and requirements for its deliveries of fresh wood based fiber materials. The policy sets a target that all fiber raw material in Essity’s products will be certified.

Earth Day Essity Style

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Essity Employees from all around the country participated in Earth Day activities to help their communities!

Here are some of the ways that we are helping to make the world a better place…

Barton employees, "The Litter Getters," worked hard last week with some roadside pickup, filling eight contractor-size garbage bags with trash!

Georgeanne Hall from our South Glens Falls location taught first graders about recycling, and led a tickle plant potting activity with fourth grade students.

Mike Bloomberg Named UN Special Envoy for Climate Action

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March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Mike Bloomberg of the United States as his Special Envoy for Climate Action.

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