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Responsible Forestry Leaders Celebrated at Greenbuild During FSC’s 25th Anniversary Gala

Baskahegan Company and UFP International, Certified by SCS Global Services, are Among Award Recipients
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ATLANTA, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/– SCS Global Services celebrates longtime Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) certificate holders Baskahegan Company and UFP International as 2019 FSC Leadership Award recipients, among 13 winners, at a ceremony during Greenbuild in Atlanta on Wednesday.

The Arbor Day Foundation's Time for Trees Initiative

Trees Are an Important Part of the Solution to Many Critical Issues Facing the Planet and Humankind.
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Trees provide the very necessities of life itself. They clean our air, protect our drinking water, create healthy communities, and feed the human soul. But these life necessities are threatened around the globe.

To address this, we have launched an unprecedented undertaking: the Time for Trees initiative. Our goals through this initiative are to plant 100 million trees and inspire 5 million tree planters to help carry our mission forward — all by 2022, the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day and the 50th anniversary of the Arbor Day Foundation.

Leading Global Business Executives Address UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

NFTE convenes industry panel exploring how young innovators and entrepreneurs can bring about meaningful change in the world
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NEW YORK, November 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Hosted by NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship), executives from six leading companies participated in a panel discussion yesterday evening at The Millennium Hilton at One UN Plaza.

SCS Global Services Now Offers FSSC 22000 Certification

Sustainability Expert Expands Its Comprehensive Suite of Food Safety and Quality Services
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., November 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that it has added FSSC 22000 certification, a complete food safety management systems certification scheme, to its comprehensive suite of professional auditing, training and support services for the food industry. FSSC 22000 is benchmarked to the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is based on ISO 22000  and ISO 22002 standards, which provides global recognition and credibility. The robust framework addresses food safety risk management across the entire supply chain.

Schneider Electric's Sustainability Progress and 2020 Goals: Climate, Circular Economy, Health & Equity, Ethics, and Development

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November 26, 2019 - The 2018 – 2020 Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) is a collection of the organization’s sustainability goals, grouped under five megatrends. Schneider Electric uses the SSI to share and measure progress toward their sustainability goals. The 2018 – 2020 Schneider Sustainability Impact statement is audited by a third party and progress is published quarterly.

Doing Their Part to Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals

Novartis Supports EDCTP’s Career Development Programme, Focusing on Maternal and Child Health

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  • The fellowships aim to develop the clinical research skills of early to mid-career scientists in sub-Saharan Africa, specifically on the interaction between poverty-related diseases and noncommunicable diseases

  • Novartis will provide € 750 000 for at least five fellowships over three years; the EDCTP will match this amount

  • Novartis invests in the training and support of scientists and researchers from developing countries to help expand their knowledge and expertise and improve their ability to contribute to their local communities 

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  • The fellowships aim to develop the clinical research skills of early to mid-career scientists in sub-Saharan Africa, specifically on the interaction between poverty-related diseases and noncommunicable diseases

  • Novartis will provide € 750 000 for at least five fellowships over three years; the EDCTP will match this amount

  • Novartis invests in the training and support of scientists and researchers from developing countries to help expand their knowledge and expertise and improve their ability to contribute to their local communities 

Kimberly-Clark to Manufacture its Kleenex®, Scott® and Other Iconic Brands in North America with Renewable Energy

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Kimberly-Clark, General Mills and Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. broke ground this week on the Maverick Creek Wind Project in Eden, Texas. When completed, Maverick Creek will power the production of Kimberly-Clark’s essential products in North America, including Cottonelle®, Viva®, Scott® and Kleenex®, with 670,000 megawatt hours of renewable energy annually.
 

Celebrating the Power of Entrepreneurs to Solve Global Problems

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For millennia, entrepreneurs have been changing the way we live, how we work, what we eat, and more. They touch every aspect of society with their ingenuity, creativity, and technical know-how and today we are excited to honor their accomplishments by celebrating National Entrepreneurs’ Day.

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