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Subaru of America and Recycle Across America Join Forces to Support the Zero Landfill Initiative Piloted at Three National Parks

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CHERRY HILL, NJ., December 15, 2016 /3BL Media/  - Subaru of America (Subaru) and Recycle Across America (RAA) today announce a donation of RAA’s standardized recycling label system to support the automaker’s zero landfill initiative currently being piloted at three national parks. The donation aims to decrease landfill waste from parks by revitalizing recycling participation, replacing conflicting signs and messaging with the RAA system to help visitors recycle easily and effectively.

Arrow Electronics Teams with Denver Broncos and Colorado Technology Association to Recognize Top STEM Educators

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DENVER, December 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - For the second consecutive year, the Denver Broncos and Colorado Technology Association (CTA) joined forces to celebrate and recognize the state’s most innovative science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) educators:

HP's Kirstie McIntyre on Circular Economy

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Kirstie McIntyre is global director for HP Inc.’s sustainability operations and co-leads HP’s circular economy programs, working for a number of years on the development of end-of-life programs for various companies in the technology sector. Here she explains why circular economy is fundamental to sustainability, and why we should be inspired by its potential for better business.

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Kirstie McIntyre is global director for HP Inc.’s sustainability operations and co-leads HP’s circular economy programs, working for a number of years on the development of end-of-life programs for various companies in the technology sector. Here she explains why circular economy is fundamental to sustainability, and why we should be inspired by its potential for better business.

VIDEO | HP Board of Directors Discusses Sustainability

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HP has made a comprehensive commitment to sustainability that embraces every aspect of our business – driving our vision of creating technology that makes work and life better for everyone, everywhere. In this video, HP Board members discuss the importance of sustainability to the company, employees and the environment. 

Improving Resource Efficiency

It's time to rethink how we use our resorces
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As featured on Sealed Air.com | Authored by Jerome Peribere, President and CEO of Sealed Air 

The Just 100: America's Best Corporate Citizens

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In his influential 1962 book, Capitalism and Freedom, economist Milton Friedman argued that there is "one and only one social responsibility of business--to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase profits." Any obligation to social good was up to private shareholders. Executives with a conscience who cared about job creation, employee treatment or the environment, Friedman wrote, were nothing more than "unwitting puppets" of a social responsibility doctrine that threatened free markets.

Fighting Climate Change Starts in Your Kitchen

By Ron Cotterman, Sealed Air Vice President of Sustainability
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I had the privilege of speaking at the inaugural Companies Vs. Climate Change conference last week on a topic that is near and dear to me:  prevention of food waste. I wanted to illustrate the point that, by reducing food waste, you not only conserve resources, but you are taking a tangible step to combat climate change. 

HP Recognized as World Leader for Corporate Action on Ending Deforestation

One of eight companies named to inaugural CDP “Forest A List”
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Palo Alto, Calif., December 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ — HP has been identified as a global leader for the actions and strategies it is taking to manage its use of timber products more sustainably by CDP, which named HP one of only eight companies to earn a position on the inaugural CDP “Forest A List” for its deforestation management efforts. HP is the only information technology (IT) company to make this year’s Forest A List.

Studying a Growing Niche: What Does Being a CR or Sustainability Professional Mean?

By Dr. Donato Calace
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Corporate responsibility (or its sister concepts such as sustainability, corporate citizenship, and the like) may have won “the battle of ideas”, being awarded with the status of its own in business schools and having dedicated departments in the world largest companies, it still remains a tucked away exotic island compared to well established continents of other management disciplines, such as strategy or marketing.

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