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Aligning Sustainability with Your Company's Long-Term Strategy

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Clare Connolly, a Sustainability Manager at Cabot Corp., explains how her team is working to align sustainability programs with the company's long-term vision and strategy. To learn more about how other EHS and sustainability leaders are making the business case for their programs, register for NAEM's 2017 Sustainability Management Conference or visit

Nespresso on Track to Meet 500 Million CHF Investment to Advance Ambitious Sustainability Goals

Coffee as a tool to overcome conflict
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May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Nespresso has launched its first Creating Shared Value report based on the Global Reporting Initiative framework. The business reports it is on track to reach its ambitious sustainability targets by 2020 involving ground-breaking work in conflict zones within Africa and Colombia.

The report sets out Nespresso’s commitment to driving sustainable innovation through its Positive Cup strategy – the company’s vision for ensuring that every cup of coffee creates greater value for society and the environment.

Carnival Corporation Among “50 Best Companies for Diversity” Per Black Enterprise Magazine

World’s largest leisure travel company recognized for commitment to an inclusive and diverse workforce
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World’s largest leisure travel company recognized for commitment to an inclusive and diverse workforce

Honor aligns with company’s 2020 sustainability goals to encourage positive work environment and drive employee engagement

Challenged to be our Very Best - Lisa Morden, Senior Director, Global Sustainability of Kimberly-Clark

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We pushed ourselves to look beyond the responsibility of our operational footprint into other areas throughout the value chain. We’ve forged stronger partnerships across our own teams and with customers, suppliers, business partners and nongovernmental organizations to achieve our goals.

Integrating sustainability – in its multiple facets – into the business is about realizing where the intersection of the world’s social and environmental challenges meet K-C’s business imperatives.

The Smart City Solution

By John Schulz, AVP of Sustainability Operations

Today, 80 percent of us live in cities, an explosive growth in urbanization that shows no sign of slowing down. But what are the consequences of this rapid change — for us and for our planet? As our populations condense around cities, we face tremendous challenges and exciting opportunities to make city life better and more sustainable. The key? Make our cities "smart."

Our Sustainability Goals


Materials Management

At Republic Services, we recognize the opportunity we have to responsibly manage the diversity of materials in the waste stream. Not only to extract value from those materials in the form of commodities and energy, but to also reduce the greenhouse gas emissions associated with those materials. We are focused on two high impact areas to drive emissions reductions resulting from the materials we handle:

Carnival Corporation Releases Sustainability Report, Reduces Rate of CO2 Emissions by 20 Percent

World’s largest cruise company releases 2013 Sustainability Report highlighting key initiatives from company and its nine brands; Company meets goal for 20 percent reduction in rate of CO2 emissions a full year ahead of schedule
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November 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today released its 2013 Sustainability Report detailing the company’s sustainability efforts, including initiatives which enabled it to meet its corporate goal to reduce its rate of CO2 emissions from shipboard operations by 20 percent – a year ahead of its initial plan.

Cool Data Center Idea Cuts Costs, Even in Heat

Dell Fresh Air solutions could reduce operational costs and environmental impact

Data centers housing large amounts of IT equipment have enabled real advances in our technology-focused world. Dell customer Bing Maps, for example, uses its modular data center in Boulder, Colorado, to process the millions of images that make possible its detailed global maps.

But as any data center manager will tell you, all those servers also mean a lot of aggregate electricity consumption.  And, the power consumption of those servers generates heat, requiring air conditioning for cooling which can consume even more electric power.

NRG Solar, Boeing Break Ground on Dandan, Guam’s First Solar Facility

25 megawatt photovoltaic solar installation will supply clean energy to up to 10,000 homes, reduce costly fuel imports
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INARAJAN, Guam, Mar. 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ - NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), through its wholly owned subsidiary NRG Solar LLC, and The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), started construction on Dandan, Guam’s first solar power plant. NRG will bring its experience and ingenuity as a solar innovator to this project, proven by the company’s successful development of solutions ranging from the world’s largest solar thermal and photovoltaic facilities to professional sports stadium rooftops to customizable solar canopies.


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