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Sappi North America's Key Performance Indicators: Social Indicators

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Our pulp and paper products are derived from renewable resources, made with high levels of renewable energy, and are designed to be reused or recycled. While it is difficult to identify a more sustainable industry than forest products, not all companies perform equally when it comes to operating safely and sustainably. We track our progress annually, and in the following pages offer an updated view of our performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility.

Corporate Sustainability Efforts Redouble, Says New Report

11th Annual “State of Green Business” Shows Global Progress By Private Sector, Though Challenges Remain
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OAKLAND, Calif. and LONDON, January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The rollback of America’s environmental regulations and international commitments has galvanized companies around the world to extend or redouble their efforts, according to a new report.

The Venetian and The Palazzo Recognize Team Members with Bravo Awards

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Every year and during each quarter, The Venetian and The Palazzo Team Members nominate each other for demonstrating unmatched service, a guest service priority among all Las Vegas Sands properties. Las Vegas Sands takes pride in its Team Members, and creating an environment that supports their work and recognizes their contribution is what makes the company successful. Congratulations to 2017’s Third and Fourth Quarter winners:

Eric Piston

Shaping a Future of Sustainable Trade: The Foreign Trade Association Becomes amfori

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The Foreign Trade Association is now amfori, the organisation for trade with purpose.

As the world continues to change faster and more fundamentally than ever before, expectations toward businesses are increasing. It’s no longer enough to deliver high-quality products at low prices with good availability. They need to be delivered in a way that does no harm – either to people or the environment.

Advice for Breaking Down Sustainability Silos in 2018

The barriers between corporate functional silos are already crumbling
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As I reflect on 2017, one of the positive changes I noticed was the breaking down of silos.

The Bigger Picture: Is the Issue the Quality of STEM Education, or the Lack of Access to It?

To close the digital divide and provide equal access to quality education, we each must do our part
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By Rose Kirk
 
Earlier this week, I received an email from a colleague with a subject line that startled me, but piqued my curiosity, “Survey: Americans unimpressed with STEM education in public schools.”
 
It was the headline of a Politico article unveiling a survey conducted by Pew Research Center. I clicked on the link, and the first sentence alone triggered both disappointment and an urgent desire to do more. It stated that nearly three-quarters of Americans rate STEM education in America as either “average” or “below average.”

Consumers Energy Provides $10 Million To Help Michigan Families Stay Safe and Warm

Assistance Will Benefit Thousands of Families During Frigid Weather
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JACKSON, Mich., January 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy announced today that it’s donating $10 million that will go directly to helping people in need with their energy bills – assistance that will help thousands of families to stay safe and warm through this cold Michigan winter.

Dive Into the World of Sustainability Reporting With GRI's January Newsletter

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GRI has been busy hailing in the new year with new tools and information to improve your sustainability reporting. In this January issue, you can read about the launch of the Disclosure Review Service, and a paper with a more practical view of how reporting efforts can help combat poverty.

Team Members Celebrate Nevada Recycled Art Contest Win

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Two Las Vegas Sands Team Members celebrated their children’s victories on November 15 after placing first during the 2017 Nevada Recycled Art Contest, sponsored by The Venetian in partnership with Nevada Recycles. The contest, open to all Nevada residents, encourages participants to create art out of recycled material and is held in honor of America Recycles Day.

Sands Bethlehem Recycles Art Pieces in Team Member Sale Benefitting Charity

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In an effort to ‘reuse and recycle’ excess inventory following a complete hotel renovation in 2015 and 2016, Sands Bethlehem hosted its third annual Team Member art sale.  For one day, Sands Bethlehem Team Members were able to purchase the art pieces at discounted prices.

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