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Consumption of Wildlife Drops Almost 30% Over Links to COVID-19

WWF survey also finds 72% of American respondents believe closure of high-risk wildlife markets is effective in preventing future pandemics
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GLAND, SWITZERLAND, May 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As the World Health Assembly opens today against a backdrop of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, a new World Wildlife Fund commissioned report reveals that nearly 30% of people surveyed across China, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and the United States say they have consumed less or stopped consuming wildlife altogether because of the global health crisis.

HP Inc. Survey Reveals Sustainability Tops List of Incentives for Office Workers

New survey among U.S., Mexico and Brazil employees reveal a growing demand for resources and education to build sustainable workplaces
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News highlights:

  • When office workers in Brazil and Mexico look at how important certain aspects of a job are, they rate sustainability as the most important employer offering, alongside technology available in the office.
  • Office workers report high levels of participation in sustainability efforts such as turning off lights to save energy, recycling, and taking alternative transportation to work.
  • They also want to do more – employees look to their employers to provide resources and training to advance sustainable practices.
  • There’s big opportunity around printing as an environmentally-friendly technology; most employees view printing as having a negative impact on the environment.
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News highlights:

  • When office workers in Brazil and Mexico look at how important certain aspects of a job are, they rate sustainability as the most important employer offering, alongside technology available in the office.
  • Office workers report high levels of participation in sustainability efforts such as turning off lights to save energy, recycling, and taking alternative transportation to work.
  • They also want to do more – employees look to their employers to provide resources and training to advance sustainable practices.
  • There’s big opportunity around printing as an environmentally-friendly technology; most employees view printing as having a negative impact on the environment.

Sanofi North America Highlights Commitment to a Healthy Planet In Recognition of Earth Day

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One of the cornerstones of Sanofi’s Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy is creating and maintaining a Healthy Planet. Because the environment we live in directly affects our health, Sanofi cares for the planet by reducing our carbon, waste and water footprint. For instance, by 2020, Sanofi is committed to achieve a 20% reduction in CO2 emissions*, and a 25% reduction in water consumption, compared to 2010.

National Grid Joins Nationwide Effort To Raise Awareness Around Utility Customer Scams

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November 16, 2016/ 3BL Media/ - National Grid has joined with electric, gas, and water companies from across the United States and Canada to raise awareness about scams targeting utility customers. Today, November 16, is the inaugural Utilities United Against Scams Day, and it will be supported by a week-long advocacy and awareness campaign focused on exposing the tactics scammers use to steal money from utility customers and on educating customers on how to protect themselves. 

Helping Communities When Emergencies Strike

TransCanada donates $8,000 towards emergency trailer project in Nebraska/Southwest Iowa Region
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A toothbrush, a blanket, a bed, a bandage — things most of us take for granted. But with the unpredictable nature of most emergencies, basic life necessities are often difficult to find when people need them the most.

As a community member, with many staff living and working in the Omaha area, TransCanada has seen first-hand when people are ripped from their homes due to emergencies, such as wildfires, tornadoes, flash floods and blizzards.

Caesars Entertainment Becomes First U.S. Company to Receive the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Materiality Matters Check; Follow G4 CORE Guidelines

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability Report "Vibrant Communities" Released
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LAS VEGAS, Dec. 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – In 2012, Caesars Entertainment Corporation achieved a total savings of approximately 750 million kilowatt-hours since its benchmark-year in 2007, representing an 8.5 percent absolute reduction in electricity and gas. The savings equal enough energy to power a community of more than 30,000 during this period.

New Study Analyzes Sharp Rise in U.S. Drug Poisoning Deaths By County

Investigators look at the link between geographic patterns and death rates in the new issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine
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San Diego, CA, November 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine gives new insight into the geographic variation in drug poisoning mortality, with both urban centers and rural areas showing a large increase in death rates. While previous studies have looked at drug poisoning related deaths in broad strokes, this is the first study to examine them on the county level across the entire U.S.

(2013) Employee Engagement 2.0: Taking Volunteerism to Another Level

Don't Miss the "Employee Engagement 2.0: Taking Volunteerism to Another Level" Session at the COMMIT!Forum!
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Gallup's most recent "State of the American Workplace" reported that 70% of the U.S. workforce is either disengaged or actively disengaged in their everyday jobs. This indicates a tremendous lack of employee productivity, morale, and passion within America’s companies.

ANN INC.'s ANNpower Vital Voices Initiative Expands Advisory Council

Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief and Ogilvy & Mather Chairman Emeritus Commit to Empower Next Generation of Women Leaders
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ANN INC., the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, and Vital Voices Global Partnership are proud to announce that Anne Fulenwider, Editor-in-Chief of Marie Claire and Shelly Lazarus, an accomplished leader in the advertising world who is Chairman Emeritus and former CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, will serve as Advisory Council members for the ANNpower Vital Voices Initiative.  As committed advocates for empowering women, these newest members join award-winning actress Kate Hudson, renowned actress Jennifer Morrison, and other influen

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