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Duke Energy Named One of Fortune’s ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ for Third Consecutive Year

Company continues to execute a customer-focused strategy that is guiding its investments and delivering value to customers
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., January 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – After a year in which the company continued providing cleaner energy to its customers, shifting to more flexible, low- and no-carbon sources while maintaining high reliability and rates below the national average, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has been named to Fortune magazine’s 2020 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the third year in a row. Duke Energy was ranked 5th among gas and electric utilities. 

Davos 2020: Werner Baumann (Bayer) on Sustainable Growth

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On the final day of the World Economic Forum,  Jörg Eigendorf of Deutsche Bank interviewed Bayer AG CEO Werner Baumann about the key takeaways from the forum and what's next.

Baumann says: "We can be a systemic force for good - and sustainability itself can become a new driver of growth and prosperity."

Watch the interview here.

How One NGO Helps Farmers Use Mobile Phones to Invest in a Better Harvest

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This is the third article in a series of blog posts that describe how Cisco enables nonprofits to maximize technology for greater scale and impact. Our introduction to the series is available here. To read more articles in the series, click here. Stay tuned for next week’s post on how a nonprofit that focuses on education uses technology to scale.

Fortune Names Merck One of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies

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Merck was named one of the 'World’s Most Admired Companies' by Fortune magazine. The publication ​​ranked Merck among its 'All-Star' companies. ​

Among all 680 companies in 30 countries and 52 industry sectors, Merck was listed as the No. 2 most admired company in the pharmaceutical industry, receiving top scores in the areas of innovation, social responsibility and quality of products and services. 

Carnival Corporation Joins Ocean Plastics Leadership Network as Charter Member

Global network will emphasize development of scientific breakthroughs, product and process innovation, and new business models to achieve positive change
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MIAMI, January 23, 2020 /3BL/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently announced it is a charter member of the Ocean Plastics Leadership Network (OPLN), a new global community of retailers, brands, non-governmental organizations and alliances committed to sharing best practices, developing scientific breakthroughs and new business models, and working to develop new approaches, innovations and solutions-based projects to address the impacts of plastic waste.

Black & Veatch: Our Commitment to a Sustainable Future

A Letter From Our CEO: Accelerating Sustainability
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The beginning of a new year is always a great time for reflection, even more so when it’s the beginning of a new decade. At Black & Veatch, we design and build projects to operate for decades, so the long view comes naturally. It was with this spirit that in 2019 we undertook a series of initiatives to embrace the world we see today and prepare for the world we want in the years ahead.

STEYR Konzept: Forward-looking Tractor Concept on Display at the Event Farm, International Green Week 2020 (IGW) in Berlin, Germany

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STEYR Konzept – vision of the future: Increased efficiency, improved performance, maximum productivity, sustainable power / Hybrid technology for zero emissions (CO2) and stealth mode (noise) “on demand” / Virtual farm office with fully integrated precision farming and connectivity solutions / On display in fair hall 3.2, Event Farm, IGW, Berlin, Germany

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STEYR Konzept – vision of the future: Increased efficiency, improved performance, maximum productivity, sustainable power / Hybrid technology for zero emissions (CO2) and stealth mode (noise) “on demand” / Virtual farm office with fully integrated precision farming and connectivity solutions / On display in fair hall 3.2, Event Farm, IGW, Berlin, Germany

ON Semiconductor Recognized for its Sustainability Efforts

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ON Semiconductor’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program has grown substantially since its inception in 2008, initially focusing solely on compliance and audit via membership with the Responsible Business Alliance, to now including corporate citizenship, ON Semiconductor Foundation (corporate giving, employee volunteerism) and social/sustainability investing assessments. 

Over the last few years, ON Semiconductor has received recognition several times for our CSR efforts. The most notable include: 

Verizon Reaffirms Commitment to Be Carbon Neutral by 2035

By: Bernadette Brijlall
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NEW YORK, January 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Verizon CEO, Hans Vestberg, today asserted that climate risk is business risk, as he reaffirmed Verizon’s commitment to taking steps toward its goal to be carbon neutral in its operations by 2035. Vestberg joins world leaders this week at the 50th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting taking place in Davos, Switzerland. Verizon's commitment to become carbon neutral demonstrates one way the private sector can address risks posed by climate change.

Is Blockchain Technology the Next Step in Sustainability?

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At Domtar, we continue to lead in environmental sustainability, with our work rooted in responsibility, efficiency and engagement. We were the first forest products company to become FSC-certified in North America, and now we’re working to understand what’s next in sustainable forestry.

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