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HP is Paying $11 million to Protect a New York City-size Amount of Forests

The company will support conservation efforts in Brazil and China, to help offset the paper that goes into the company’s printers.
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BY ADELE PETERS

In a threatened stretch of rainforest along the Atlantic coast of Brazil, new restoration work will be funded by a somewhat unlikely partner—the tech manufacturer HP. The company is spending $11 million over the next five years to help the World Wildlife Fund scale up work protecting forests both in Brazil and in China on a total area of land covering roughly 200,000 acres.

This New HP Laptop Is the First Computer to Use Ocean-Bound Plastic

Just a small bit of the computer is made from recycled bottles picked up from Haiti’s streets and waterways, but it signals the possibility of changing where we get the plastics for our electronics.
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BY ADELE PETERS

Inside a new notebook computer from HP, one component uses a new material: a blend of ABS, a standard type of plastic in computers, and PET recycled from plastic bottles that could have otherwise ended up in the ocean.

Merck Named to Fast Company’s List of 50 Best Workplaces for Innovators

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Merck is proud to be named as one of Fast Company's 50 Best Workplaces for Innovators. Fast Company recently honored the company on its inaugural list recognizing businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels.

The 50 Best Workplaces for Innovators

Most companies these days claim to embrace innovation. Fast Company collaborated with Accenture to identify 50 organizations that actually cultivate big ideas and encourage experimentation.
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For Fast Company‘s inaugural Best Workplaces for Innovators list, we set out to find companies that empower all employees—not just top executives, scientists, or coders—to create new products, improve operations, and take risks. We searched for businesses where innovation isn’t just a buzzword but a part of the value system and culture.

Mid-Course Correction Revisited - Profitable & Sustainable Business

The updated book by Ray Anderson's Grandson John Lanier with foreword by Paul Hawken
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by John Lanier, author and grandson of Ray Anderson 

You always remember your first. Book, that is – you always remember your first book. You know, the first one you write. What were you thinking of?

In my case, the first book is also my only book. Whether I go on to write a hundred more or keep authorship in my rearview mirror, Mid-Course Correction Revisited will always be special to me. The reason is simple. It has everything to do with who my co-author was.

Does Your Company Live Up to Why It Exists?

Talking the talk is not enough. You have to walk the walk.
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Sebastian Buck | Fast Company
This article originally appeared in UPS Longitudes.

What Innovative Companies and Women on Boards Have in Common

The Tipping Point Towards Positive Financial Performance
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by Meggin Thwing Eastman, Head of Impact and Screening, MSCI ESG Research

Delos Listed Among Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards

DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence™ acknowledged across three categories including Health & Wellness, Consumer Products, and General Excellence
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NEW YORK, April 9, 2019  /3BL Media/— Delos™, a wellness real estate and technology company, has been listed among Fast Company’s 2019 World Changing Ideas Awards, recognizing DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence™ among three categories: Wellness, Consumer Products and General Excellence. The award honors businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that offer innovative solutions to the issues facing humanity.

IWBI Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2019

WELL continues meteoric uptake, now boasts more than 300 million square feet of registered and certified space in 48 countries and counting
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NEW YORK, February 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ –The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has been named to Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies roster, carrying last year’s momentum around WELL full force into 2019. The list honors businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture. IWBI leads the global movement to transform our buildings and communities to help deliver health and wellbeing for all.

The Ray's Smart Road Dot Named Fast Company 2018 World Changing Ideas Award Finalist

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Fast Company announced the winners of its World Changing Ideas Awards, which honor businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that offer innovative solutions to the issues facing humanity. The Ray’s smart road dot was selected for recognition as a World Changing Ideas finalist. 

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Fast Company announced the winners of its World Changing Ideas Awards, which honor businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that offer innovative solutions to the issues facing humanity. The Ray’s smart road dot was selected for recognition as a World Changing Ideas finalist. 

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