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Podcast | General Mills Celebrates World Soil Day With Soil Health Pioneer Gabe Brown

By Kevin Hunt
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As part of the food industry, General Mills recognizes that agriculture contributes to some of our most pressing sustainability challenges.

And we believe that the most promising solutions start with healthy soil.

For World Soil Day 2019 (Dec. 5), we’ve posted a bonus episode of our “A Taste of General Mills” podcast.

It’s an interview with Gabe Brown, a pioneer in soil health and the regenerative agriculture movement.

First Global Standard for Tax Transparency

No hiding place: companies need to demonstrate they pay their fair share
Press Release

The launch of a new tax reporting standard that seeks to ensure multinationals are much clearer about how much – and where – they pay their taxes has received widespread international support.

The GRI Tax Standard is the first global standard for comprehensive tax disclosure at the country-by-country level. It supports public reporting of a company’s business activities and payments within tax jurisdictions, as well as their approach to tax strategy and governance.

Alliance Data Celebrates International Volunteer Day with Commitment to Service

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Alliance Data recognizes the United Nations’ International Volunteer Day by celebrating our associates’ volunteer efforts throughout the year and encouraging a continued focus on sustainability and service. 

Ecolab Joins the U.N. Global Compact's Business Ambition for 1.5⁰C

Company’s goal is to reduce emissions by 50% by 2030 and to net-zero by 2050
Press Release
ST. PAUL, Minn., December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/– Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, today announced that it will align its operations and supply chain to the U.N. Global Compact’s Business Ambition for 1.5⁰C, and will work to reduce its carbon emissions by half by 2030 and to net-zero by 2050. The company is committed to doing its part in limiting the rise of global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 F) or less above pre-industrial levels, the limit deemed necessary by the U.N.

Carnival Cruise Line Becomes First Cruise Operator Certified ‘Sensory Inclusive’ by Kulturecity

Leading Advocacy Organization Providing Training & Tools to Enhance Vacations for Guests with Autism, ADHD, PTSD, Down Syndrome and Sensory Disabilities
Press Release

MIAMI, December 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Expanding its commitment to making a cruise vacation more accessible for everyone, Carnival Cruise Line has become the first cruise operator to be certified "sensory inclusive" by KultureCity, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to accessibility and inclusion for individuals with sensory needs and invisible disabilities. 

The rollout of the program started in October and all of Carnival Cruise Line'sSouth Florida-based ships are certified, with the balance of the fleet scheduled to be completed by March 2020.

IVECO, FPT Industrial and NIKOLA Launch Their Partnership to Achieve Zero-Emissions Transport

CNH Industrial brands present the scope of the partnership with NIKOLA and its ambitious goal of achieving zero emissions.
Press Release

December 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - IVECO and FPT Industrial, brands of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) and NIKOLA today presented the scope and plans of their joint venture and collaboration agreement established to accelerate industry transformation towards emission neutrality of Class 8 heavy-duty t

Celebrate Giving Tuesday By Giving Back to the Planet with BACARDI and LONELY WHALE

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BACARDÍ has partnered with environmental charity Lonely Whale to create the initiative #TheFutureDoesntSuck, with the goal of eliminating one billion plastic straws by 2020.

To get the word out about #TheFutureDoesntSuck, BACARDÍ and Lonely Whale are giving people an alternative to throwing away their straws: turning them into music. Tapping into our on-premise network, we are collecting used plastic straws from partner bars across New York, Chicago and Miami and upcycling them into limited-edition vinyl records – transforming something that sucks into something that slaps.

Webinar: 3BL Media, Entergy to Discuss Decarbonization, Climate Action on Dec. 12

Press Release

NEW YORK, December 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Join 3BL Media and Entergy, a leading energy utility that provides electricity to millions across the southern U.S., for a live webinar on climate action in the coming decade.

Customers Expect Sustainable Options. How Are You Delivering?

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This article is sponsored by Asia Pulp & Paper.

The walls that once existed between businesses, consumers, NGOs and governments are tumbling down in the interest of a shared goal — developing a more sustainable Earth. Within this dynamic structure, each player has a unique role. More than ever, consumers are vocalizing how they expect the institutions they engage with, including the brands they patronize, to collaborate and provide products and services that help promote an eco-friendly way of life.

This is How Partnerships Fuel Schneider Electric's Sustainable Success

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by Frederic Abbal, Executive Vice President Services Business at Schneider Electric

In a constantly evolving and connected world, organizations need to digitize their business processes to be competitive; and at Schneider Electric, we see 4 global transformations impacting the world and businesses: Electrification, Decentralization, Decarbonization, Digitization.

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