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Pushing Beyond The Ordinary in Corporate Social Responsibility

We believe that over the next 10 years, effective CSR initiatives of purpose-driven companies will be characterized by three principles: business alignment, user-centricity and co-creation.
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Corporate social responsibility—the practice of companies holding themselves accountable to serve a social purpose and make a positive impact—was not always the main focus of business leaders. Channel some profits into philanthropy, it was thought, and you’ve checked the CSR box.

Those days are long gone.

The Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Inaugural Class of Tree Campus Healthcare Facilities

Sixteen hospitals across the country are recognized for their leadership in wellness and community engagement through trees
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LINCOLN, Neb., March 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation today recognized sixteen hospitals across the United States as the first-ever Tree Campus Healthcare facilities. The healthcare institutions earned this recognition by demonstrating a commitment to improving community wellness through tree planting, education, and community engagement.

Trane Technologies Completes Reverse Morris Trust Transaction and Begins Trading Today on NYSE

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SWORDS, Ireland, March 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Trane Technologies plc (the “Company”), formerly known as Ingersoll-Rand plc, today announced that it has successfully completed its Reverse Morris Trust transaction with Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc. (“Gardner Denver,” now known as Ingersoll Rand Inc.).

Tech Companies Take Down 3 Million Online Listings for Trafficked Wildlife

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WASHINGTON, March 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Online technology companies in the Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online reported removing or blocking over 3 million listings for endangered and threatened species and associated products from their online platforms to date. These listings included live tigers, reptiles, primates and birds for the exotic pet trade, as well as products derived from species like elephants, pangolins and marine turtles.

Continuing a Culture of Integrity

NortonLifeLock recommits to the United Nations Global Compact
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By Jaime Barclay, Director of Corporate Responsibility at NortonLifeLock

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) unites 10,453 companies across 161 countries in the struggle to reverse detrimental human effects on society and the planet. As the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, companies that commit to the UNGC support their 10 principles related to protecting human rights, upholding ethical labor conditions, protecting the environment, and combating corruption.

Mid-Mississippi Delta River Region Potentially a “Next California” of Fruit and Vegetable Production

With climate change expected to disrupt US food system, report identifies opportunities and hurdles of shifting production east
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WASHINGTON, February 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released a new report, The Next California, Phase 1: Investigating Potential in the Mid-Mississippi Delta River Region, exploring the viability of shifting some fruit and vegetable production to an area of the U.S. currently dominated by row crops.

Call for Abstracts Open for Renewable Energy Markets 2020

Applications for REM 2020 speakers, panels, and table topics is open through Tuesday, March 31
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Renewable Energy Markets (REM) 2020 is seeking abstracts for presentations and/or panels that are timely, engaging, and informative. Presentations and session proposals should focus on being as discussion-oriented as possible. We'd like sessions to feature new data or ideas, consideration of important issues, and most importantly, fresh and informed thinking about where renewable energy markets are headed. We're looking for dynamic, engaging speakers with a compelling story to tell.

Hormel Foods Celebrates Completion of Solar Array at Its Swiss American Sausage Company Facility in California

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In December, Hormel Foods celebrated the completion of the solar energy project at the Hormel Foods Swiss American Sausage Company facility in Lathrop, Calif. The completion was celebrated at a Flip the Switch event at the manufacturing facility, which produces a variety of pepperoni and salami for foodservice pizza toppings.

(Part 4) Surviving Climate Change: Can Democracy Save Us?

Is Democracy a lost cause when trying to solve the climate crisis?
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This article was originally published on Medium.

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