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Improving Our Workflow: Georgia-Pacific Mill Reduces Water Use by 40% in 10 Weeks

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The processes for making paper have evolved over hundreds of years, but one ingredient has stayed the same: water. The precious natural resource is vital to creating every sheet of paper in existence, from napkins to notebooks to cardboard boxes.

A Promising Path Forward for Cotton and Water

World Water Day Q&A with Dr. Andrew Jordan
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For World Water Day, we sat down with Dr. Andrew Jordan; sustainability advocate and advisor to Cotton Council International (CCI), Cotton Incorporated, and the US Cotton Trust Protocol (USCTP); to get his perspectives on the link between cotton and water.

The Rise of Water Investing

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by Justin Winter, Portfolio Manager and Director, Impax Asset Management 

Clean water and sanitation for all is the subject of the United Nations’ sixth sustainable development goal, and an increasingly relevant topic to both emerging markets and the developed world. The need for water infrastructure is great in the developing world, and in the developed world, ensuring access to clean water is an ever-present issue, as recent crises have illustrated. This brings opportunities for sustainable investors.

The Case for Investing in Sustainable Buildings

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by Sam Adams, CEO & Co-Founder, Vert Asset Management 

Why Invest for Sustainability in Real Estate?

3 Data-Driven Insights to Propel Water Stewardship in the Food & Beverage Sector

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Water is the foundation of a food and beverage company’s business. Burgeoning population, climate uncertainties, political volatility and other conditions have an effect on water availability for business.

Pfizer’s Progress on 2020 Reduced Water Use Goals

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Pfizer believes in the importance of reducing human impact on the environment. As part of this, we have pledged to reduce water use by 5 percent by 2020.

See Pfizer’s progress toward reduced water consumption in our 2015 Annual Review at www.pfizer.com/annual.

ESG Accountability: A Tangible Way of Tracking Value

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André Solórzano
Manager, Data Insights, CECP

March 15--During CECP’s recent Board of Boards CEO convening held on February 29th, 2016, CECP provided attending CEOs of the world’s largest companies with a comparison of financial and ESG performance, between companies that are affiliated with CECP (“CECP companies”) and other large companies in the Fortune 500 not affiliated with CECP (“non-CECP companies”). Discover with us the most compelling findings.

WEBCAST: Conserving Fluids in Fluid Management: Fresh Water Reduction Improvement in Guilin, China

Join free online event hosted by Ingersoll Rand
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February 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Join Ingersoll Rand on Thursday, Feb. 25 from 9-10 a.m. ET to learn about the work underway at the company’s Guilin, China facility to reduce fresh water consumption in a water-stressed area.

In 2015, Ingersoll Rand set a goal of a 2 percent reduction in fresh water compared to 2014. Always looking to exceed expectations, the team set a self-imposed reduction goal of 10 percent. 

Total Water Use in Domtar's Pulp and Paper Mills since 2011

Highlights from Domtar's 2015 Sustainability Report
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Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products, including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, and absorbent hygiene products. The foundation of our business is a network of world-class wood fiber-converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulp.

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