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El Mundo: US to Support and Advise Cacao Producers in El Salvador

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The U.S. Department of State opened the registration to Power to Grow, an initiative where micro or small enterprises dedicated to cocoa farming may apply to win up to $43,000 to promote their business solution.

The initiative is fueled by La Red de Innovación e Impacto, with the support of the World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-Conseil Baastel Itée (Baastel) and RioSlum Studio.

Click here to read more on El Mundo.

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IFF Celebrates Positive Transformational Change in 2017 Sustainability Report

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NEW YORK, April 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF), a leading innovator of sensory experiences that move the world, announced in its newly published 2017 sustainability report that it has already surpassed its 2020 goals for water, greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), and hazardous waste, among other achievements.

Ingersoll Rand Achieves 2020 Energy Efficiency Goal and Advances Climate Commitment With Renewable Energy

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April 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, announced that it has achieved a significant milestone in its global Climate Commitment ahead of schedule and is deepening its commitment with on-site and off-site renewable energy investments. 

Achieving Energy Efficiency Goals

Timberland 2017 CSR Report Shows Steady Progress Toward 2020 Sustainability Goals

Global outdoor lifestyle brand highlights performance across key CSR pillars
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STRATHAM, N.H., April 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today releases its 2017 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, showing steady progress toward its 2020 goals, which fall into three core pillars: make products responsibly; protect and enhance the outdoors; and serve communities. The results further demonstrate the company’s longstanding commitment to innovate and operate in a responsible manner.  

April Newsletter From GRI: Focus on Engagement for Better Reporting

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GRI's April newsletter is all about engagement. You can find articles about how members of GRI's network engage internally for better reporting, and about new partnerships with which GRI promotes engagement on topics such as conflict minerals and the capital markets. You can also find opportunities to collaborate with GRI, most notably the review of GRI 306: Effluents and Waste, and our Standards in Practice series. Don't forget to check out the upcoming events.

Helping Companies Navigate the Complex Terrain of Corporate Sustainability

SCS Global Services Releases 2017 Annual Benefit Report
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EMERYVILLE, Calif.  April 12, 2018 - The pressures of population growth, poverty, resource constraints, pollution and climate change challenge each of us, every day, to identify better ways to manage our businesses. Our growing interdependence makes sustainable business practice not simply a choice, but an essential feature of the 21st century economy.

Odd Bedfellows Descend on Dallas

An Earth Day gathering challenges leaders to find common ground.
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Our nation and our world are facing profound challenges—but often the only thing we see in the media is bad news piled upon worse, against a backdrop of people screaming at each other. Republicans versus Democrats. Activists versus corporations. Even millennials versus boomers! We desperately need broadly supported solutions to climate change, the plastic junk clogging our oceans, and deforestation, but our beloved nation remains more bitterly divided than at any point in its history since the Civil War.

FCA transforms our sustainability commitments into tangible results

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LONDON, April 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In 2017, FCA continued to transform our sustainability commitments into concrete actions that aim to create long-term value responsibly. We recognize that our environmental and social activities affect not only our aspiration to grow the business but also our determination to positively affect our world.

The 2017 FCA Sustainability Report, released today at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, communicates to stakeholders the most relevant social, economic and environmental achievements and long-term targets addressed by the Group.

Bloomberg Publishes 2017 Impact Report

Bloomberg 2017 Impact Report adopts TCFD recommendations, including scenario analysis; and highlights innovative new European headquarters
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NEW YORK, April 12, 2018 /3BL Media/– Bloomberg today published its ninth Impact Report. The 2017 Impact Report integrates for the first time the recommendations of the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). A dedicated section on climate-related scenario analysis explores Bloomberg’s business strategy under a 2° or less Celsius scenario and under a scenario in which no concerted action is taken to mitigate climate change.

Dow Joins Forces with Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability to Expand Sustainability Literacy through Online Education Series

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In celebration of Earth Day, The Dow Chemical Company and the Erb Institute of University of Michigan are partnering to host the inaugural Elements of Sustainability Series, a free online education event taking place April 16-20, with webinars posted daily at 3 p.m. ET.

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