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Erb Featured Business Sustainability Case Study | Dell: Upcycling Ocean Plastics Through Supply Chain Innovation

By Daniel Partin, Luke Sawitsky, and Allison Ward. This case was written under the supervision of Andrew Hoffman and Ravi Anupindi.
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This case focuses on Dell’s efforts to develop an open-source, scalable, and cost-effective supply chain capable of delivering ocean plastics waste to its production facilities, and potentially to those of partnering companies through a consortium.

Camille Cunningham Pierce Named to Black Enterprise's Top Executives in Corporate Diversity

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We’re thrilled to share that Camille Cunningham Pierce, senior director, Global Diversity and Inclusion, has been named to Black Enterprise’s list of Top Executives in Corporate Diversity. According to Black Enterprise, this exclusive roster consists of leading professionals who drive innovation, productivity, and profitability by ensuring diversity permeates all parts of their company, from the workforce and supply chain up to leadership and governance.

Why Brewers Need Onsite Nitrogen Generation

Breweries that make the switch to onsite nitrogen nitrogen generators can save time, reduce their carbon footprint, and cut costs in the long run
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by Dorothy Parnell

Surveys say that beer is the alcoholic beverage of choice in the U.S. In 2017, 40 percent of alcohol consumers said they most often drank beer while 30 percent chose wine and 26 percent opted for liquor. Made from four primary ingredients of grain, hops, yeast and water, beer has been a popular beverage for thousands of years.

New Sustainability Report Highlights Ecolab’s Role as a Global Catalyst for Corporate Responsibility

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June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In its new annual corporate sustainability report, Catalyst for a Better World, Ecolab Inc. (ECL) highlights how it helps customers reduce water and energy use, ensure clean hospitals, hotels and restaurants, and safely produce the world’s food and energy.
 

A Peaceful War on CSR – Making CSR Work for the Poorest

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The Erb Institute participated in the India Centre for Responsible Business's fourth annual International Sustainability Standards Conference in Delhi. We were inspired by Sudhir K. Sinha, the Founder Director and Chief Coach at the Centre for Sustainability and Responsibility Inc (CSR Inc) in India and asked that he write an article on the state of CSR in India.

By Sudhir K. Sinha, Guest Contributor at Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability
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The Erb Institute participated in the India Centre for Responsible Business's fourth annual International Sustainability Standards Conference in Delhi. We were inspired by Sudhir K. Sinha, the Founder Director and Chief Coach at the Centre for Sustainability and Responsibility Inc (CSR Inc) in India and asked that he write an article on the state of CSR in India.

Annual Update on Dell’s 2020 Legacy of Good Plan

by Christine Fraser, SVP and Chief Responsibility Officer
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Our 2020 Legacy of Good Plan captures our commitment of putting our technology and expertise to work for the good of our people and planet, a founding principle of Dell’s purpose: to drive human progress.

SERES and CECP Collaborate to Generate a Positive Impact on Society Through Business Management

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  • SERES and CECP organized a meeting this morning, CEOs for Good, during which they brought together the top management of Spanish companies and pondered on the importance of having responsible leaders within the business framework.
  • SERES and CECP share the same objective: generate a positive impact on society through business management. SERES has become CECP's Global Exchange Local Authority in Spain.
  • Both entities are working alongside CEOs and companies to empower them to be a force for good in society. SERES and CECP seek to enhance the bond between social and economic progress and view corporate leadership as a cornerstone for achieving a cultural change.
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  • SERES and CECP organized a meeting this morning, CEOs for Good, during which they brought together the top management of Spanish companies and pondered on the importance of having responsible leaders within the business framework.
  • SERES and CECP share the same objective: generate a positive impact on society through business management. SERES has become CECP's Global Exchange Local Authority in Spain.
  • Both entities are working alongside CEOs and companies to empower them to be a force for good in society. SERES and CECP seek to enhance the bond between social and economic progress and view corporate leadership as a cornerstone for achieving a cultural change.

Explore Taproot's New Supplement to Transforming Technology Pro Bono

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Pro bono service has the potential to shift technology adoption and implementation in the social sector. The Taproot Foundation, in collaboration with VMware Foundation, released a new supplement to Transforming Technology Pro Bono that will ensure nonprofits can maximize the impact technology pro bono can have on their organizations.

What You Need to Know About Employee Giving Fees and Selecting the Right Workplace Giving Technology and Service Provider

By Jim Starr, President and CEO, America's Charities
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In my 25+ year career, I’ve had the opportunity to help individuals and organizations connected to the causes they care about.  As President and CEO of America’s Charities, I also have the vantage point of seeing how employee giving and volunteering has rapidly transformed over the past few years.  America’s Charities is a nonprofit that provides employers nationwide with employee giving technology and services to support employee engagement and workplace fundraising efforts

Working Toward Packaging That Doesn't Cost the Earth

In the first of a series of interviews with the sponsors of the Sustainability Awards 2018, Georg Müller-Hof, VP marketing, introduces Avery Dennison’s sustainability vision to Packaging Europe.
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What do you consider the key sustainability challenges for packaging and packaged goods?

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