Environmental Stewardship

U.S. Dairy Community Releases Sixth Sustainability Report

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From farm to table, transparency and ingenuity drive dairy forward, as demonstrated in the newly released 2016 U.S Dairy Sustainability Report, which updates stakeholders on the progress of the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Commitment.
 

Carnival Corporation Recognized for Leadership in Environmental Excellence

Port of Seattle’s Annual Green Gateway Awards honor three of company’s brands
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SEATTLE, May 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, had another strong showing at the seventh annual Port of Seattle Green Gateway Awards ceremony.

Sustainability Success Story: VMware’s Journey to Becoming a Sustainability Leader

By Jenna Bieller, Renewable Choice Energy
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VMware is a pinnacle example of radical scaling of sustainability within a corporation. Their rapid rise to the top of the corporate sustainability ladder sends a message to other companies that it’s never too late to begin your renewable energy journey.

Putting Rights of Way to Work for Wildlife

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Duke Energy manages the land over which more than 30,000 miles of transmission lines traverse – that’s more than enough to circle the globe.

With that much property to manage, the company has focused on how to put it to work for imperiled wildlife. Utility rights of way can serve as valuable corridors for threatened wildlife.

Honor Great CSR Work - Nominate for the 2017 Citizens Awards!

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Recognize an outstanding corporate citizenship program by nominating them for our 2017 Corporate Citizenship Awards. The deadline to submit applications is June 23.

The Citizens Awards honors excellence in corporate citizenship. Over the past 18 years, some of the most accomplished social and community initiatives within the business sector have been recognized through the Citizens Awards. 

Republic Services Celebrates Earth Day with #1MorePledge

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PHOENIX, April 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) encourages customers, employees and the communities they serve across the country to take the #1MorePledge, and commit to #1More act of environmental stewardship or community service that helps to preserve our Blue Planet™.

U.S. Chamber Foundation Seeks Nominations to Recognize Top Corporate Citizens

Nominations Open Today for 18th Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards
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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today began the nomination process for its annual Citizens Awards, which recognize businesses for their positive impact on society.

Zappos Implements Clever Workplace Recycling Program

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Did you know that at the Zappos.com headquarters in downtown Las Vegas, they have a clever office recycling program? They removed individual trash cans that were once placed at each of their 2,000 desks to improve recycling habits. Recycling bins are spread throughout the building, including in all open-office spaces and break-rooms on each floor. This effort has encouraged employees to properly sort waste at the recycling stations on each floor, which has successfully decreased waste and increased recycling efforts in the workplace. 

Our Waste Doesn't Go To Waste

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From construction projects to daily meals in our cafeterias, we’re committed to making sure the waste we create around the world is reused, recycled or composted. Our efforts are paying off. In 2015, we had a waste diversion rate of over 90% in our offices with over 2,000 people, and, at our Palo Alto headquarters, we diverted 94% of waste from landfill.

Quest Diagnostics Environmental Impact

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At Quest, we process 157 million test requests annually. Transporting those samples requires every car and plane in our fleet. We continually look to make small, green changes that can have a big impact.

Prior to 2014, specimens were transported in Styrofoam coolers. In 2015, we expanded our use of the Quest Specimen Transport System throughout the U.S. This cardboard box with a special liner allows us to ship specimens safely and responsibly. The liner can be reused or returned to the vendor so they can recycle it and provide us with a refund.

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