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21CF Named Industry Leader in Environmental Sustainability by Latest CDP Report

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In its latest analysis of US companies’ action on climate change, the nonprofit CDP recognized 21st Century Fox as a national leader in environmental sustainability.

Essity Discloses Its Footprint in WWF’s Environmental Paper Company Index

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Essity has shown its commitment to transparency by participating in the Environmental Paper Company Index 2017 (EPCI). The Group receives an overall score of 78.7% and 94% out of a maximum of 100% for its responsible fiber sourcing. The EPCI is a WWF tool that promotes transparency and continual improvement in the global pulp, paper and packing sector towards sustainability.

The Index assesses how a company´s performance and targets on responsible sourcing, clean production and EMS/reporting change over time.

Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale Convene Cross-Industry Group to Address Marine Litter

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  • Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale bring together cross industry consortium of companies including General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Herman Miller, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale and Bureo to scale the use of ocean-bound plastics
  • With support of UN Environment, The Lonely Whale will convene the group to create the first global, scalable and operational supply chain that reduces the amount of plastic entering ocean

Each company agrees to test integration of ocean-bound plastic into products or packaging and reduce source plastic across their operations and supply chain 

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News Summary

  • Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale bring together cross industry consortium of companies including General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Herman Miller, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale and Bureo to scale the use of ocean-bound plastics
  • With support of UN Environment, The Lonely Whale will convene the group to create the first global, scalable and operational supply chain that reduces the amount of plastic entering ocean

Each company agrees to test integration of ocean-bound plastic into products or packaging and reduce source plastic across their operations and supply chain 

Flying High With Purpose- Carbon Reduction Challenge Student Blog Series

By Elizabeth Jang
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Georgia Tech student, Elizabeth Jang describes how various programs, including the Carbon Reduction Challenge have increased her love of the environment.

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Georgia Tech student, Elizabeth Jang describes how various programs, including the Carbon Reduction Challenge have increased her love of the environment.

Practical Ways to Reduce Our Carbon Footprint

By Fernando Icaza
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Fernando Icaza is studying Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech's H. Milton Stewart School.  He participated in the Carbon Reduction Challenge, at the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, funded by a grant from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Committee and the Scheller College Dean's Innovation Fund.  The Challenge is an affiliated project of the Georgia Tech Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain.

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Fernando Icaza is studying Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech's H. Milton Stewart School.  He participated in the Carbon Reduction Challenge, at the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, funded by a grant from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Committee and the Scheller College Dean's Innovation Fund.  The Challenge is an affiliated project of the Georgia Tech Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain.

Unlocking Sustainability Through Analytics at SunTrust

By Mario Wijaya
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One student at Georgia Tech changed his whole view about #climatechange after taking Beril Toktay's class in the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

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One student at Georgia Tech changed his whole view about #climatechange after taking Beril Toktay's class in the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

Carbon Reduction Challenge Is Changing Students Lives at Georgia Tech

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The Carbon Reduction Challenge at Georgia Tech allows students from all disciiplines to work together on climate reduction initiatives for real clients, that deliver measurable results.

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The Carbon Reduction Challenge at Georgia Tech allows students from all disciiplines to work together on climate reduction initiatives for real clients, that deliver measurable results.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (December 2018)

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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 and Chinese.

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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 and Chinese.

Indonesia and Japan Committed to Realizing Low-Carbon Development

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At the recent climate-change conference in Bonn, Germany, ministers of the environment for both nations reiterated their commitment to create sustainable economic growth and low-carbon development.

Sami Grover on Planes, Trains and Automobiles of the Future

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As many of us prepare for the hectic holiday hustle of planes, trains and automobiles, we might be thinking about how our travel plans are going to increase our carbon footprints. Fortunately, there are important strides being made to electrify these modes of transportation. This week on Sea Change Radio, we hear from Treehugger’s Sami Grover who gives us a peek into two projects coming out of the U.K. — one will allow jets to use less fuel and emit less carbon, and the other enables trains to stop spewing dirty diesel.

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