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Sustainability Highlights: HP Takes Home Gold for Its Work to Make the Planet Green

by Nathan Hurst, Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer

As we continue to reinvent our products, business models and supply chain at HP, we are building a legacy of sustainable design. We are reducing our environmental impact, and leading by example to create a more efficient, circular and low carbon economy.

Caterpillar Announces Wastewater Treatment Service Pilot

Strategic Alliance with Hydrus Technology Targets Sustainability Services for Customers
Press Release

PEORIA, Ill., May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced the pilot of an advanced water treatment service, targeted at delivering sustainable mobile wastewater treatment to mining, oil and gas and industrial customers around the world. To launch these service offerings, Caterpillar has entered into a strategic alliance with Hydrus Technology, an Australian company that delivers technology-forward solutions for wastewater treatment.

Cargill Signs CEO Letter to President Trump: Stay in Paris Climate Agreement

In an open letter published Wednesday in The Wall Street Journal, Dave MacLennan was one of 30 major company CEOs urging President Donald Trump to keep the U.S. in the Paris Agreement

With their open letter, the CEOs weigh in as the administration considers backing out of the climate pact, which aims to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.

Ingersoll Rand Makes Substantial Donation to Arbor Day Foundation and GlobalGiving

Press Release

DAVIDSON, N.C., May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, donated $15,000 to the Arbor Day Foundation and $15,000 to GlobalGiving in honor of Earth Day.

We Mean Business When it Comes to Climate Change

by Jerry Lynch, Chief Sustainability Officer at General Mills

These days, it’s nearly impossible to open up a paper, news website or even Twitter and not see mention of a climate-related issue. People everywhere – concerned citizens to climate scientists to federal legislators – are trying to understand what to make of it and what to do about it. According to NASA’s scientific-based evidence, climate change is real and is happening as 2016 was our warmest year to date.

HP Labs Developed a New Rewritable Printing Technology Set to Impact Multiple Industries

by Simon Firth, HP Labs

In March, HP Labs piloted a new writable, energy-free display technology that could impact a wide swathe of industries, including finance, hospitality, healthcare, security, retail, and transportation.

HP IonTouch is a secure, integrated system for placing and updating timely, personalized visual information onto digital displays embedded in plastic cards of the size, flexibility, and durability of a standard credit card.

De Beers Pioneers Research Programme to Make Carbon-neutral Mining a Reality

Carbon-neutral mining a possibility across De Beers Group's operations in five to 10 years
Press Release

De Beers Group has announced it is leading a ground-breaking research project that aims to deliver carbon-neutral mining at some of the company’s operations in as few as five years.

The company’s scientists are working in close collaboration with a team of internationally-renowned scientists to investigate the potential to store large volumes of carbon at its diamond mines through the mineralisation of kimberlite ‘tailings’, the material that remains after diamonds have been removed from the ore.

DuPont Tate & Lyle: A Blueprint for Successful Innovation in Industrial Biotech

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Welcome to DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, where our mission is to provide customers with a competitive advantage by offering improved, higher-performing ingredients from a petroleum-free, sustainable and renewable source. Our 1,3-propanediol serves as the building block for ingredients that enhance people’s lives, protect the environment, and reduce the world’s dependence on petroleum.

VIDEO | Cargill's Four Priorities for a Sustainable Future

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Cargill's purpose is to nourish the world in a safe, responsible, sustainable way. Learn more about our four key priorities for a sustainable future: addressing climate change, land use, water resources and farmer livelihoods. It's part of our commitment to nourish the world and protect the planet. More at


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