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National CSR Awards to Spotlight U.K. Sustainable Businesses

 

Interview with Karen Sutton, CEO, National CSR Awards

Kimberly-Clark Looks Beyond Trees To Make Paper Towel and Tissue Products

Kimberly-Clark launched GreenHarvest products this spring, blending plant-based rapidly renewable fiber like bamboo and wheat straw into them. The products include instantly recognizable brands such as Kleenex and Scott Brand paper towel and tissue products. 

Exclusive Q&A with Christine Bader, Corporate Idealist

(Justmeans/3BL Media) - For nearly a decade, Christine Bader worked at BP (NYSE:BP), managing the company's social impacts in the developing world.

Caesars Entertainment Achieves LEED Certification

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Who says casinos can’t be built sustainably? Two of Caesars Entertainment’s latest developments have achieved U.S. Green Building Council’s  Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. The Horseshoe Casino Baltimore achieved LEED Gold certification. The LINQ Las Vegas achieved LEED Silver certification. 
 

Cities on the Verge: How Data and Technology Will Accelerate Urban Sustainability

GreenBiz's VERGE Salon focused on next-gen buildings and cities

World's Five Biggest Palm Oil Growers Agree To Moratorium in High Carbon Areas

The five biggest palm oil growers in the world agreed to not develop palm oil in high carbon stock areas while the High Carbon Stock Study is being conducted. The five growers are Asian Agri, IOI Corporation Berhad, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad, Musim Mas Group and Sime Darby Plantation. They are funding the study with agribusiness groups Cargill and Wilmar International, and the consumer goods company Unilever.

Three American Hotel Chains Make Newsweek’s Greenest Companies List

(3BL/JustMeans) - Some American hotel chains are making great strides to be more environmentally friendly, and their efforts are being recognized. Three U.S. hotel chains made the list of Newsweek's "America’s Greenest Companies 2014": Las Vegas Sands, Wyndham Worldwide and MGM Resorts. Each company has corporate sustainability programs. Las Vegas Sands has its recently launched SandCares program. Wyndham has Wyndham Green, and MGM has Green Advantage.

Shared Value: Bringing Business and Society Back Together

It began as a bold idea to "redefine capitalism and the role of the corporation in society." Now, according to one of its originators, shared value is turning into a movement

The CFO and the Fortunes of the 21st Century

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - “We are running this planet in a very illogical way – we are on a collision course with a set of global shifts that very few companies understand and very few are managing effectively” - Gil Friend. 
 

Baxter Reports Sustainability, Renewable Energy Progress

Baxter has released its latest sustainability report, presenting advances in emissions, clean energy and human rights.

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