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Survey Finds Majority of World’s Leading Companies Will Maintain Climate Investments and Strategies, Despite Changing Policies in Washington

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A survey distributed in June by CECP: The CEO Force for Good to the largest global companies asked how corporate environmental strategy stacks up against current Federal and global agreements and regulations. Two-thirds of respondents indicated that their company already goes “beyond what’s required” and is committed to that path.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (June 2017)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

Edison International Continues Support for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Efforts

The company signs “We Are Still In” statement supporting the Paris Climate Agreement
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Edison International joined a growing list of U.S. businesses, universities, state and local leaders in signing an open letter to the international community regarding the Paris accord on climate change.

The company and its utility, Southern California Edison, continue to work to help California meet its ambitious goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.

Boeing's 2017 Environment Report: 2016 Goals at a Glance

Advancing environmental strategy in all areas; out-performing goals and overcoming challenges
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**This is the second article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**

Boeing’s commitment to global environmental leadership is focused on key goals and targets which reflect the three tenets of our environmental strategy.

Inspire Global Collaboration, Design in Environmental Performance and Innovate for Sustainable Operations support our core beliefs:

Boeing Delivers Increased Efficiencies; Reduced Waste, Emissions

Progress and challenges in 2016 toward environmental goals and strategy
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**This is the first article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**

Boeing begins its second century of business with a firm commitment to lead the aerospace industry into an environmentally progressive and sustainable future.

HP VIDEO | Rosette’s Story: Reinventing Impact in Haiti

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With limited access to clean water, people living in Haiti rely on bottled water. But because proper disposal methods aren’t in place, plastic bottles litter the land, canals, and shoreline. To help address this problem, HP has partnered with Thread International and the First Mile Coalition on a program that turns plastic bottles collected in Haiti into recycled plastic that is used to produce Original HP ink cartridges.

Abbott's Green Efforts Are Boosting Business

Abbott’s 2020 Environmental Goals are ambitious – and they’re helping the planet while reducing costs around the globe
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At Abbott, sustainability isn’t a destination, but an ongoing journey. Abbott’s ambitious 2020 Environmental Goals drive its efforts around the globe. These goals – highlighted in the newly released 2016 Global Sustainability Report – help Abbott protect the planet while boosting efficiency and reducing costs.

HP Announces Supply Chain Goals to Enhance Environmental and Social Impact

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  • HP announces a new goal to reduce first-tier production supplier and product transportation-related GHG emissions intensity 10 percent by 2025, compared to 20151
  • In addition, HP has set a new goal to double factory participation in supply chain sustainability programs by 2025, compared to 2015, to increase both the number of suppliers that participate in its programs and the depth of their engagement
  • HP’s new goal to develop the skills and improve the well-being of 500,000 supplier factory workers by 2025, compared to 2015, follows HP’s longstanding commitment to the well-being of the workers in its supply chain, with a focus on vulnerable groups including women, student and foreign migrant workers
  • These goals, as well as progress through HP’s fiscal year 2016, are outlined in the just released HP 2016 Sustainability Report
New Sustainability Report Outlines Targets to Cut Supply Chain GHG Intensity and Empower Factory Workers, also Shares New Recycling Goal
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News highlights

  • HP announces a new goal to reduce first-tier production supplier and product transportation-related GHG emissions intensity 10 percent by 2025, compared to 20151
  • In addition, HP has set a new goal to double factory participation in supply chain sustainability programs by 2025, compared to 2015, to increase both the number of suppliers that participate in its programs and the depth of their engagement
  • HP’s new goal to develop the skills and improve the well-being of 500,000 supplier factory workers by 2025, compared to 2015, follows HP’s longstanding commitment to the well-being of the workers in its supply chain, with a focus on vulnerable groups including women, student and foreign migrant workers
  • These goals, as well as progress through HP’s fiscal year 2016, are outlined in the just released HP 2016 Sustainability Report

Why Leading Businesses Today are Focusing on Climate Resiliency

It's time to Re-imagine sustainability
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Climate change has the potential to slow our economic growth in the coming decades as temperature changes could reduce incomes globally by roughly 23 percent by 2100.

JetBlue’s Action Plan to Cut Back Emissions

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“We are committed to reducing our footprint through flying technologies like Sharklets and biofuels research. In order to make this work globally, businesses need to join together for a low-carbon future.”

—Robin Hayes, President & CEO, JetBlue

We’re coming at greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction from all angles. Since committing to international carbon neutral growth from 2020, the question is no longer, when? It’s, how?

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