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Sustainable Brands Announces ‘Activating Purpose’ Theme for SB’16 San Diego Conference, June 6-9, 2016

REI, Caesars Entertainment, JetBlue Airways, HP Enterprise and 2016 Rio Olympics among organizations confirmed to speak
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, February 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® recently announced the theme and program focus for SB’16 San Diego.

Banorte Products and Services Synonymous with a Positive Environmental Footprint

Summary: 
  • GFNorte is the first financial group to be recognized with the acknowledgment GEI2, from the GEI Mexico Program, of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat).
  • Banorte is included for second consecutive year in the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) for Latin America, where stands out for its leadership role.
  • Social and Environmental Management System (SEMS), Integrated Power Control
  • System (SICE) and the Paperless program are some initiatives the institution has implemented in order to mitigate the impacts on the environment.
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  • GFNorte is the first financial group to be recognized with the acknowledgment GEI2, from the GEI Mexico Program, of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat).
  • Banorte is included for second consecutive year in the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) for Latin America, where stands out for its leadership role.
  • Social and Environmental Management System (SEMS), Integrated Power Control
  • System (SICE) and the Paperless program are some initiatives the institution has implemented in order to mitigate the impacts on the environment.

Nespresso Plants 200,000 trees in Ethiopia and Guatemala

This agroforestry approach will improve soil fertility and productivity of coffee farms
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A total of 200 000 trees have been planted by Nespresso and partner Pur Projet in Ethiopia and Guatemala since the beginning of the year to benefit over 600 local coffee farmers. This agroforestry initiative, part of the Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program in coffee producing countries, is meant to improve soil fertility and productivity of coffee farms by providing shade for coffee trees and prevent landslides on community land. These new trees will also provide income diversification to farmers through the sales of fruit and timber.

Helping California Make Zero Net Energy Buildings a Reality

Southern California Edison is studying the impact of energy neutral homes on its electrical distribution grid.
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Dahlia loves her Zero Net Energy single-family home in Ontario, California, a building where the annual energy consumption is no greater than its annual renewable energy generation.

“All my friends want one now because I’ve been so happy,” said Dahlia, who asked that only her first name be used. “I tell them you can have one too, in 2020.”

From the Source: Conflict Mineral Reporting Industry Thriving

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Conflict-mineral reporting industry thriving

The San Diego Daily Transcript. With all publicly traded companies preparing for manda- tory conflict-mineral reporting requirements to take effect in 2016, one private San Diego County company is preparing for exponential growth. 

Sustainable Brands Allures Global Brand Innovation Leaders to San Diego Conference

New research, tools and partnerships launch at SB’15 San Diego, June 1st – 4th
Press Release

San Francisco, June 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® largest community gathering kicks off today with Sustainable Brands ’15 San Diego at Paradise Point Resort & Spa.

AECOM is Key Player in U.N. R!SE Launch in the United States

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AECOM was a key player in the U.S. launch of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) R!SE (Risk-Sensitive Investments) Initiative, an ambitious, global response to the daunting challenge of addressing climate change adaptation and disaster-risk reduction worldwide. The initiative fosters collaboration between public and private-sector stakeholders who are taking a leadership role on disaster-risk reduction.

Clorox Employee Earth Day Pledges Help Drive Sustainability Improvements

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In honor of Earth Day this month, Clorox employees have pledged to adopt new behaviors that save an aggregated 163,000 gallons of water, 5,000 pounds of landfill waste, 28,000 pounds of CO2 and 11,000 kilowatt-hours of energy.

Leading by Example: Hayes Highlights UTC’s Longstanding Commitment to Sustainability

Business Roundtable releases its 2015 Sustainability Report
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In an essay published by the Business Roundtable (BRT) on sustainability initiatives at United Technologies, President and CEO Gregory Hayes highlighted the company’s commitment to “developing the smart, sustainable solutions the world needs – while delivering superior customer and shareowner value.”
 

INFOGRAPHIC: How Eco-Initiatives Today Set the Stage for a Sustainable Tomorrow

Whirlpool Corp. continues commitment to sustainability in/outside the home
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In 1970, when Whirlpool Corporation created a corporate office for environmental control, it cemented the company’s on-going commitment to environmental protection and natural resource efficiency. Each year, Whirlpool’s appliances get more efficient than the appliances made just one year ago. At Whirlpool Corporation Earth Day is a reminder of the company’s commitment to developing high-performance appliances that conserve the earth’s resources and help homeowners do the same.

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