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Sunny Verghese Appointed New WBCSD Chair

Elected for two years, he is the first Asia-based and agri-sector Chair
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GENEVA, January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Mr Sunny Verghese last week officially took up his role as the new Chair of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the global, CEO-led organization dedicated to accelerating the transition to a sustainable world.

As Co-Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of Olam International, one of the largest agri-businesses globally, Mr Verghese is the first WBCSD Chair from the agri-sector. He succeeds Mr Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, as WBCSD Chair on 1 January 2018 and will serve a two-year term.

GRI Standards Now Available in German

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The German translation of the GRI Standards is now available to download in time for the reporting cycle at hand, thanks to the sponsorship of the Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales (BMAS), and the work of the peer reviewers. ​The GRI Standards are for global use and the translations program intends to make them as accessible and impactful as possible in key territories around the world.

Ecolab to Receive World Environment Center’s 2018 Gold Medal Award for Corporate Sustainability

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January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that its 34th annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to Ecolab. The Chief Executive Officer of Ecolab will accept the Gold Medal Award on Thursday, May 17, 2018, during the Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Names New Chair and Vice Chair

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COLUMBUS, Ohio, January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption announced today that Mary Schell,  chief public affairs officer for The Wendy’s Company, has been elected as chair of its board of trustees. Todd Penegor, president and chief executive officer of The Wendy’s Company, has been elected vice chair.

7 Nestlé Brand Stories You Missed in 2017

Our brands were busy in 2017 — find out what they were up to!
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by Shorouk Elkobrsi

2017 was an eventful year here at Nestlé. We launched innovative products, had new learnings on the joy of pizza, broke Guinness World Records, and welcomed new members to our family.

We know you had a busy year too — so in case you missed any of our biggest stories, we’ve got a quick roundup of the highlights for you:

1. Bringing Plant-Based Creamers to Life

Sands Academy, Elevate Series: Business Acumen and Strategic Decision Making

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When Team Members are knowledgeable in the basics of the hospitality industry, we are ensuring that our guests are experiencing nothing less than the kind of unmatched service we expect them to receive at all of our properties.

Sands ECO360 Holds Green Ideas Challenge for Team Members

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Team Members at The VenetianThe Palazzo and Sands Expo participated in the Green Ideas Challenge conducted by the property sustainability team.  Approximately 180 ideas were submitted from various departments, and the goal is to implement the top three ideas in 2018.  The first place idea was to repurpose or donate slightly damaged items from guest suites to a local charity, second place was to replace continuously running dish washing nozzles in the employee din

Updates to SDG Compass – Call for Business Tools

Do you know of a business tool that could be mapped against the SDGs?
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GRI, the UN Global Compact and WBCSD are inviting submissions to an inventory, which is part of the SDG Compass, to support organizations in measuring their contributions to the SDGs.​

Our Global E-Waste Challenge and the Need for Leadership

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Trisa Thompson, Senior Vice President and Chief Responsibility Officer at Dell, shares in her article on thecirculars.org the growing challenge we face in dealing with the global rise of e-waste. Thompson shares some of the key barriers to innovation as well as provides insight into the work Dell is doing to lead the change. 

By Trisa Thompson, Sr. VP and Chief Responsibility Officer at Dell
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Trisa Thompson, Senior Vice President and Chief Responsibility Officer at Dell, shares in her article on thecirculars.org the growing challenge we face in dealing with the global rise of e-waste. Thompson shares some of the key barriers to innovation as well as provides insight into the work Dell is doing to lead the change. 

Next Generation of Major Leaguers Prepare for the Future

Baseball's stars of tomorrow treated to seminars designed exclusively for emerging professional athletes
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Baseball's worldwide appeal was on full display from January 4-7 when the Major League Baseball Players Association and Major League Baseball hosted their annual Rookie Career Development Program (RCDP) at the Landsdowne Conference Center in Leesburg, Va.

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