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Keep America Beautiful Celebrates 2020 America Recycles Day: Focus on Individual Recycling Action and Behavior

Keep America Beautiful Encourages Individuals to Join the Effort to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle
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STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 12, 2020 /3BL Media/– Individual recycling action and behavior are themes of this year’s America Recycles Day®, a Keep America Beautiful® national program and the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.

In its 23rd year, America Recycles Day (ARD), Nov. 15, educates people about the importance of recycling to our economy and environmental well-being and helps to motivate occasional recyclers to become everyday recyclers.

Determining the True Cost of Water

Your Facility’s First Step in Managing a Finite Resource
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Over the past few months, we’ve provided guidance and resources on how to identify, properly scope out, and implement facility optimization projects.

Joint Base San Antonio Honored with America Recycles Day Recycling Hero Award

America Recycles Day is November 15
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SAN ANTONIO, TX, November 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) will receive the second annual America Recycles Day® (ARD) Recycling Hero Award by Keep Texas Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful®. The ARD Recycling Hero Award recognizes groups or individuals who have made a significant contribution to the promotion or implementation of recycling programs. The award will be presented to JBSA on ARD, a Keep America Beautiful national program and the only nationally recognized day dedicated to celebrating recycling annually on and around November 15.

New IUCN-IOC Guide Demonstrates How Sport Can Benefit Nature in Cities

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While sport and nature often occupy and compete for the same green spaces in cities, well-planned sports infrastructure can make positive contributions to urban biodiversity. A new guide published today by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI), identifies key ecological criteria that city officials and sports venue developers can apply, to incorporate the needs of nature into their planning.

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While sport and nature often occupy and compete for the same green spaces in cities, well-planned sports infrastructure can make positive contributions to urban biodiversity. A new guide published today by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI), identifies key ecological criteria that city officials and sports venue developers can apply, to incorporate the needs of nature into their planning.

American Airlines Publishes 2019-2020 ESG Report

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FORT WORTH, Texas, November 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ ― Today, American Airlines published its 2019–2020 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which outlines the airline’s strategies and performance on its most material ESG issues, such as climate change, safety, and diversity and inclusion. The report announces American’s goal to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and details the company’s strategy and pathway to achieve this ambitious goal.

Becoming the Trusted Brand in Cyber Safety

NortonLifeLock releases 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report, first report as a standalone consumer company
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By Krista Todd, Head of Marketing & Communications

At NortonLifeLock, our vision is to be the trusted brand in Cyber Safety by protecting consumers and helping give them control of their digital lives. The very nature of our business—helping protect all areas of consumers’ online lives—also requires a global culture of responsibility. This culture of responsibility is core to our business strategy and is realized in the positive contributions we make to the customers, employees, communities, shareholders, and stakeholders that we serve.

Introducing LIXIL's 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report

By Kinya Seto | Director, Representative Executive Officer, Executive Officer and President, and CEO, LIXIL Group Corporation
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November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - LIXIL’s higher purpose as a company is to make better homes a reality for everyone, everywhere. I firmly believe that fulfilling this corporate mission leads to further growth of our business as well as contributing to society and the communities we serve.

GRI Standards Available in Portuguese

Increased global accessibility with Standards now in 12 languages
Press Release

Organizations in Brazil, Portugal and eight other countries have improved access to the world’s most widely used standards for sustainability reporting, following publication of the GRI Standards in Portuguese.

The Portuguese translation enables GRI to further expand its reach with organizations and stakeholders in Portuguese speaking countries. GRI currently has more than 6,000 registered users in Brazil and Portugal.

2020 Reveals the High Cost of Not Investing in Corporate Social Responsibility

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In addition to the COVID-19 pandemic, the quest for greater social justice in 2020 has fueled companies to reexamine their diversity, equity and inclusion strategies, and they might take a page from Aflac’s commitment to a diverse workforce. In 2019, Aflac U.S. hired 729 new employees who were 58% ethnic minorities and 65% women — an increase of 20% and 16%, respectively, in comparison to 2018. Sixty-four percent of Aflac’s board members are ethnic minorities or women.

COVID-19 Raises Tough Decisions, Shifting Priorities of Corporate America

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(Bpt) - During the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers are more willing than business executives to impose short-term economic pain for long-term gain, as trust in the government’s ability to make the world a better place has taken a plunge, as has environmental concerns.

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