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Sweat the Small Stuff on Energy and Emissions

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Ongoing public concerns about climate change, energy security and economic conditions keep energy use and greenhouse gas emissions top of mind for our key stake­holders. Energy is the third largest draw on our operat­ing costs behind wood fiber and chemicals. As such, we hold a long-standing commitment to control energy usage. Environmental impact is affected not only by the amount of energy, but also by the type of energy consumed.

Nespresso Joins Forces with Australia Post to Make Recycling More Accessible

Consumers can now recycle used Nespresso aluminium capsules at almost 20,000 drop-off points across Australia.
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Nespresso has announced a collaboration with Australia Post that will significantly extend the reach of its recycling program, particularly for those living in rural areas. By using a special post satchel, consumers can now mail their used aluminium capsules back to Nespresso through the post back program.

The new specially designed Australia Post recycling satchels can be posted at any one of Australia Post’s network of 4,000+ post offices and 15,000+ street post boxes, providing a nationwide recycling option, regardless of where consumers live. 

National Geographic Celebrates National Park Service Centennial with Exclusive Interview with President Obama, New Photography Book, and More

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August 25 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. National Parks Service, and National Geographic is celebrating by offering audiences multiple ways to discover the parks and learn how to preserve them for future generations.

Global Influencers Publicly Commit to Climate Change Actions

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How many large companies are making meaningful, measurable and public commitments to improve #energyefficiency and #GHG emissions? Find out in this global study of leaders representing over 5,300 large organizations: Accountability for Climate Action: How Corporations Are Tackling #ClimateChange, from Ingersoll Rand and GreenBiz. 

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Four Challenges Facing Product Managers Tackling CE100 Initiatives

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Increasing after-life use of products is increasingly a priority for product and packaging managers seeking to apply the principals of the Circular Economy and concepts embodied in the New Plastics Economy in order to promote resource conservation and optimize existing resource value.  

Diageo Reports Good First Year Progress Against 2020 Sustainability and Responsibility Targets

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LONDON, August 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, this week reported strong progress against its 2020 Sustainability and Responsibility targets with the publication of its 2016 Annual Report. Diageo made notable improvements in the management of its water efficiency, reduction of carbon emissions and waste materials as well as taking new steps to promote responsible drinking and agreed strategic partnerships with development organisations.

Key performance highlights include:

Green Builder Magazine Celebrates Ingersoll Rand as an Eco-Leader for Second Consecutive Year

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DAVIDSON, N.C., Aug. 11, 2016 /3BL Media/  Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, is recognized on Green Builder Magazine’s annual list of Eco-Leaders for a second consecutive year.

Companies recognized as Eco-Leaders proactively strive to make the world a better place to live through innovations in conservation, waste reduction and reduced carbon emissions.

SCS Global Services (Case Study by US Builders Review)

Third-party certification, auditing and support services for full supply-chain green building
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