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Farmers Focus on Maximizing Soil Health

New partnership hosts free educational event in Cedar River Watershed
Press Release

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn., August 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Farmers in the Cedar River Watershed gathered last week and learned from local experts how maximizing soil health can economically benefit their operations while protecting water quality. The event was a free field day organized by a new public-private-nonprofit partnership.

The Cedar River Watershed Partnership organized the event for dozens of farmers in the watershed and surrounding region at the Krell farm near Blooming Prairie, the upper part of the Cedar River Watershed.

The Earliest Earth Overshoot Day. Ever.

Xavier Houot, SVP Safety, Environment, Real Estate
Blog

In 2018, Earth Overshoot Day fell on August 1. The earliest ever.

Type 1 Ecolabels Help Keep the Forest Viable

Blog

The concept of forest certification, which ensures that the forests used to create pulp and paper products will continue to remain environmentally viable after harvest, has existed for more than 20 years. Ecolabels, including Type 1 ecolabels like ECOLOGO® and EU Ecolabel, help consumers easily identify products sourced from well-managed forests.

Without a Crystal Ball, Companies Need to Reset to Anticipate the Next Viral Video Crisis

by Leon Kaye, Executive Editor, TriplePundit
Article

Surely you have seen the videos over the past few years. During the spring of 2017, United Airlines’ reputation was battered after smartphone videos caught a passenger being roughed up after he was adamant that he would not give up his seat to accommodate another passenger.

Visa Announces Progress in Latest Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

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Visa released its 2017 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, the company’s summary of progress in its ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility, sustainability and ethical leadership. The report addresses the commitments and progress Visa has made across its most significant environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

Schneider Electric and DHET Sign Letter of Intent

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Schneider Electric South Africa has signed a statement of intent with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to expand its Access to Education training collaboration.

Schneider Electric South Africa’s Access to Education focus speaks to the large need for practical skills development within the field of energy. Since 2012, it has provided energy education to almost 9 000 people and in the next four years will increase this to 30 000, including students, community members, entrepreneurs and teachers.

Gildan Releases 2017 Genuine Responsibility™ Report and New CSR Website

Press Release

August 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) announces the release of its Genuine Responsibility™ 2017 report now available on its new dedicated CSR website www.genuineresponsibility.com. This year’s report, once again prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Comprehensive option, highlights the Company’s 2017 results, key priorities and future commitments toward its vision of Making Apparel Better™.

Leveraging the Human Factor to Manage Extreme Weather Events

Blog

As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we share insights on leveraging the “human factor” to improve resilience from extreme weather events. These insights are based on a joint IBM-Bechtel field project Puerto Rico.

SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Join 3BL Media and Las Vegas Sands for the Next Business Aligns with the SDGs Webinar

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In this third installment of the series, which is free to attend and designed for corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals,  Katarina Tesarova, vice President of global sustainability for Las Vegas Sands, will discuss how the company takes action on SDG 7 Affordable and Clean Energy, SDG6 Clean Water and Sanitation, and SDG12 Responsible Consumption and Production.

CR Leads from Aflac and Tupperware to Emcee at 3BL Forum

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ANNOUNCING EMCEES FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
Catherine Hernandez-Blades, Senior Vice President; Chief Brand and Communications Officer, Aflac, and Mark Shamley, Vice President, Global Social Impact, Tupperware, lead corporate responsibility at two mission-driven Fortune 1000 brands.

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​​​​​​Join us at the Forum as Catherine and Mark guide us through the day, sharing their expertise and insights along the way. 

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