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G&A's Sustainability Highlights (03.29.2021)
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At certain times, an unknown unknown may strike, rapidly triggering a serious crisis situation.  Think of a tsunami or earthquake.  Many other times the crisis situation occurs and there is a dozen, maybe dozens of precursor events or activities that over time if neglected set up the going over the cliff situation.  The G&A Institute team collectively has helped to manage literally hundreds of critical events or crisis situations over the years for clients.  We have seen many crisis situations over time -- but none with the scale of the dangers posed to humanity and planet by climate ch

Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN) Positively Impacting 6 Million Lives Through Improved Clean Water Access, Sanitation Across Continent

Over 4,000 communities in 41 African Countries Now Receiving Benefit
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WASHINGTON, March 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Water security is critical to building resilient communities and economic empowerment across Africa. As part of its week-long celebration of World Water Day (March 22), The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF) announced the achievement of the Replenish Africa Initiative’s (RAIN) current goal to improve access to clean water for 6 million people. 

Paris 2024 Commits to Staging Climate-Positive Olympic and Paralympic Games

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The Paris 2024 Board of Directors has approved the Games’ climate strategy, which commits Paris 2024 to organising the world’s first Olympic and Paralympic Games with a positive contribution to the climate. 

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The Paris 2024 Board of Directors has approved the Games’ climate strategy, which commits Paris 2024 to organising the world’s first Olympic and Paralympic Games with a positive contribution to the climate. 

Employee Spotlight: Bill Hamilton

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MilliporeSigma Employee Spotlight: Bill Hamilton

As part of our employee spotlight series, we’re sitting down with William (Bill) Hamilton, strategic programs business partner, sustainability and social business innovation (SSBI) at MilliporeSigma, to learn more about how he’s supporting communications for the company’s SSBI initiatives.

1. How did you get your start with MilliporeSigma?

Valuing Clean Water — a Story of Inspiration from Honduras

The P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program Provides Clean Water Solutions After Hurricane Eta
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Imagine what life would be like if clean water was not readily available. How would you shower, wash your dishes and rehydrate your body? These simple, everyday tasks are hard to accomplish without access to clean water.

iPoint Wins Gold at the 2021 German Stevie® Awards

Recognized as “Communications Department of the Year” for outstanding SDG communication
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March 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The software provider and UN Global Compact signatory iPoint-systems was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the category “Communications Department of the Year” at the 2021 German Stevie® Awards for its outstanding communication on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Black Forest Snacks Announces a Series of Purpose-Led Commitments Focused on Real Action

Launching commitments across sustainability and social impact, Black Forest is making bold moves to take real action for the good of people and the planet including sustainable packaging by 2025
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CHICAGO, March 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of International Day of Forests on March 21, Black Forest, a candy and snack brand inspired by real forests, announces its purpose commitment to become a sustainable brand. As the first in the candy gummy and fruit snack category to make this purpose-led pledge, Black Forest is taking real action including committing to real ingredients that are better for people, moving to fully sustainable packaging, continuing to plant and protect forests, and reducing its impact in its production. 

What We've Learned One Year Into the Global Pandemic

Leadership Perspectives on Building a Resilient Business, Adapting to Client Needs and Prioritizing Employee Wellbeing
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Like many firms in the Engineering and Consulting Industry, 2020 proved to be a challenging business environment for us. Employees were forced to work from home, much of our routine work was put on hold or delayed, and clients quickly required a new set of services to help them navigate COVID-19-related business challenges. A year into the global pandemic, we asked executive leadership to reflect on what we’ve learned and how we’ve managed to weather the storm, while also providing a glimpse of what’s in store for the future.

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7 Steps to Develop and Implement an ESG Strategy

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The time has passed for organizations to take a passive approach to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) planning. Now more than ever, investors, employees, and customers are shining a bright light on companies’ ESG strategies, practices, and performance when deciding where and with whom to partner with or invest in.

MilliporeSigma Brings New Renewable Energy to the Grid Through Virtual Power Purchase Agreement With Enel Green Power

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  • MilliporeSigma is an anchor buyer of a 12-year renewable energy contract for the Azure Sky wind and storage project in Texas
  • 68 megawatts (MW) offtake of the 350 MW project capacity will deliver Renewable Energy Certificates to match 100% of MilliporeSigma’s U.S. electricity consumption

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