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VIDEO | Full Circle with HP

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HP's product lifecycle approach focuses on reuse, reinvention, and reintroduction. HP products and services use proven methods and innovations to build a better world for everyone, as the company works to ensure everything HP produces comes full circle. Learn more about HP's commitment:  http://www.hp.com/sustainability

The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards: The Future of Reporting

Watch this short animation introducing the first global standards for sustainability reporting.
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Watch this short animation introducing the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards, the first global standards for sustainability reporting.

First Global Sustainability Reporting Standards Set to Transform Business

New GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards Will Enhance Corporate Transparency Worldwide
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Amsterdam, October 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Today, GRI launched the world’s first global standards for sustainability reporting, giving companies a common language for disclosing non-financial information. The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards will enable companies around the world to be more transparent about their impacts on the economy, the environment and society. They will also help organizations make better decisions and contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

AkzoNobel Provides Essential Ingredient for Cities to Embrace Urban Gardens

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October 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The power of urban gardens to revitalize cities and make people's lives more liveable and inspiring is being showcased by AkzoNobel at the Habitat III Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, which starts today in Quito, the capital of Ecuador.

Speed Business, Reduce Environmental Impacts? NS Has a Mobile App for That

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Norfolk Southern always is looking for innovative ways to improve customer service. In 2015, that drive led to the unveiling of ExpressNS, a name that describes exactly what it does. This mobile phone app – the first of its kind in the rail industry – helps speed the flow of truckers as they arrive at NS intermodal facilities to pick up or deliver customers’ trailers and containers.

New Akzonobel Ingredient Eases Regulatory Pressure on Detergent Makers

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October 13, 2016/3BL Media/ - Detergent manufacturers can now meet strict environmental regulations relating to the use of phosphates following the launch of a new ingredient developed by AkzoNobel's Chelates business.

The product - Dissolvine M-40 - is a chelating agent with a readily biodegradable active ingredient (known as MGDA) which is more sustainable than some current alternatives. It will enable the detergent industry to meet stringent rules requiring the removal of phosphate builders in their formulations, without compromising on performance.

California Water Action Collaborative Announces Drought Coalition

Environmental Leaders, Fortune 500 Companies Announce Collaborative Investments to Protect California’s Water Future
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SACRAMENTO, Calif., October 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ - As California enters its sixth year of record-breaking drought, twenty leading organizations today announced their collaborative support for critical projects designed to protect California’s water future. Together the groups form the California Water Action Collaborative (CWAC).


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