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Transparency Offers the Pathway to a More Sustainable Earth

Interview with GRI’s Chief of Standards and Chief Development Officer
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Earth Day is an opportunity to put the spotlight on the pressing needs of our planet, in the face of ever growing impacts by humanity, and galvanize action to change practices and behavior. The corporate contribution to these impacts – by businesses and other organizations around the world – is significant. Therefore the role of companies, in participating in solutions that safeguard the natural environment, are also crucial.

S&P Global Unveils New ESG and Sustainability Organization: S&P Global Sustainable1

Sustainable1 is S&P Global's single source of essential sustainability intelligence to navigate the transition to a low carbon, sustainable and equitable future
Press Release

NEW YORK, April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) announced today the launch of its new ESG and sustainability organization: S&P Global Sustainable1. This new centralized group represents S&P Global's integrated sustainability offerings and is comprised of a dedicated team that provides comprehensive views on sustainability, including key ESG and climate topics.

General Mills Makes Meaningful Global Responsibility Progress to Shape the Future

Sustainably sourced 100 percent of its top 10 ingredients, Advanced regenerative agriculture on farmland, Enabled 7 billion meals worldwide
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General Mills today released its 2021 Global Responsibility Report, which highlights social and environmental progress made in the 2020 fiscal year, ending May 31, 2020. The annual update, which marks 51 years of reporting for the company, features actions and outcomes across four areas: Food, Planet, People and Community.

The High Stakes (and Critical Stakeholders) of ESG

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Steve Soter

For those not living under a rock, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting has likely hit your radar. While it is becoming increasingly required by regulators in Europe, it’s (arguably) more important stakeholders asking for ESG in the U.S.: your investors, lenders, ratings agencies, customers, or employees.

Making Glass Bottles is High-Tech. Recycling Them is Super Simple

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When you see the leading edge technology that O-I uses to make sustainable glass packaging, it’s downright impressive, and even a little mind-bending. On the flip side, your job in the circular economy as a consumer is about as low-tech and no-fuss as it comes: it’s as easy as tossing your empty glass bottle into the recycling bin.

Tetra Tech's Former National Fireworks Site Remediation Team Wins Company's 2020 Safety Achievement Award

Establishing a project safety culture that reflects our commitment to safe work performance
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The Tetra Tech remediation team for the Former National Fireworks Site dealt with multiple health and safety challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and the processing of hazardous and radiological wastes mixed with unexploded munitions.

In each instance, our team adapted to each new challenge and sought innovative solutions to meet our cleanup objectives and protect the health and safety of site personnel and the nearby community.

Albertsons Companies Commits to Setting Science-Based Target to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Emissions reduction goals will support the United Nations’ Paris Agreement and a better future
Press Release

BOISE, Idaho, April 21, 2021 /3BL Media/– Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) has announced its commitment to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and will set an emissions reduction target that supports the goals of the United Nations’ Paris Agreement to reduce carbon emissions. Albertsons Cos.’ emissions reduction goal will align with standards that are designed to ensure a better future and to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

Taylor County High School Students Team Up With Georgia-Pacific's Environmental Team From Foley Cellulose Mill

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Taylor County High School students spent the day with the environmental team from our Foley Cellulose Mill learning how to test water quality at three different points in the Fenholloway River. #GPintheWild

Here's the post on Twitter

Herbalife Nutrition Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Herbalife Nutrition highlights employees’ acts of service during Volunteer Week
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In celebration of #NationalVolunteerWeek, Herbalife Nutrition is excited to showcase their employees who have been giving back even during these trying times! Here are a few of their volunteer stories below:

Restore Our Earth: Reducing Waste Through Reuse and Recycling

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by Darcy Robison, Pentair Social Responsibility Senior Director

This week we celebrate Earth Day 2021, a 3-day event to inspire global citizens to Restore Our Earth™. At Pentair, our purpose and mission help to empower our employees to make a difference within and beyond the workplace. Sustainability is not an initiative, but instead it is core to how we operate, the products we create, and the customers we serve.

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