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Global Corporate Sustainability Projects

From grassroots initiatives to global policies
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Through dozens of projects around the world, Medtronic is lessening its environmental impact by conserving energy and water, increasing recycling, and reducing waste. These projects range from large, enterprise-wide corporate sustainability initiatives like energy reduction or building an onsite nitrogen generator, to smaller, volunteer-led environmental stewardship efforts at local sites.

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Beverage Brands Road Test Circular Footprint Formula

In ‘Calculated’ Move, Beverage Brands Develop Circular Footprint Formula Calculator to Help Reduce Environmental Impact of Packaging
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Leading beverage companies have been at the forefront of a global transformation taking place: The shift from the traditional take-make-use-dispose mindset to a society built around circular economy models.

Philadelphia Union and Subaru of America Announce Stadium Naming Rights Partnership

Agreement is first of its kind globally for the automaker; Home of the Union and Union II to become Subaru Park
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CHESTER, Pa., February 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Philadelphia Union and Subaru of America, Inc. today announced a multi-year stadium naming rights partnership in a global first for the automaker. As a part of the partnership, the home of the Union will be named Subaru Park, an 18,500-seat sports and events destination in the greater Philadelphia area. Subaru will become the official and exclusive automotive partner of the Philadelphia Union.

When Working From Home Is Good for the Environment

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Working from home used to be seen as a perk for the lucky few, but in today’s modern, connected world, thanks to technology, employees can pretty much set-up their office wherever they are. This has benefits not only in terms of employee wellbeing, it also brings significant environmental advantages.

Ecocentricity Blog: The Best Laid Schemes

By: John A. Lanier
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Doing right by the planet is a complicated and nuanced endeavor. It’s important that we all keep learning, doing our best, and not beating ourselves up when our best laid schemes go awry.

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Doing right by the planet is a complicated and nuanced endeavor. It’s important that we all keep learning, doing our best, and not beating ourselves up when our best laid schemes go awry.

Seeking to Leave Honduras, a Desperate Man Instead Learns How to Revitalize His Farm & Restore the Environment

Reprinted from Revitalization Magazine
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Since 2012, the Inga Foundation’s revolutionary #agroforestry system of Inga alley-cropping in Honduras has dramatically transformed the lives of 300 subsistence farming families.

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Since 2012, the Inga Foundation’s revolutionary #agroforestry system of Inga alley-cropping in Honduras has dramatically transformed the lives of 300 subsistence farming families.

Championing Global Health: Walgreens Boots Alliance New Global Sustainability Report Details Support for People Living With Cancer and Efforts to Improve Child and Maternal Health

Company Continues Progress on Reducing Carbon Footprint
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February 18, 2020 - Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced the publication of its 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which details the company’s global sustainability initiatives, including efforts to improve access to quality healthcare, deliver support programs for people living with cancer and reduce its carbon footprint.

Meet the Teams Competing for the Second-Annual T-Mobile Changemaker Challenge Grand Prize of $10,000

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Last year T-Mobile and the T-Mobile Foundation kicked off the second-annual Changemaker Challenge, a nationwide search for young people with big ideas about how to change the world for good. The 2019 Challenge drew an unprecedented 428 submissions from teams across the US in three categories — Technology, Education and the Environment.

UPS Infographic | A Lower Carbon Footprint in the Air

UPS Airlines has reduced its carbon intensity through aircraft fleet, aircraft weight, and aviation procedures updates.
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Since 2005, UPS Airlines has reduced its carbon intensity by 13 percent through strategies focused on our aircraft fleet, aircraft weight, and aviation procedures. We increased oversight of our airline’s footprint in 2018 with the creation of the Fuel Analytics and Sustainability Group. Here are a few other ways that we avoided greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while in flight during 2018.

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