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Infographic: Two Decades of Growth in Sustainability Reporting

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Over a 20-year journey, GRI has created an outsized impact on the global economy, environment and society. GRI has helped more than 7,200 organizations use our reporting framework to disclose their sustainability impacts, and trained nearly 30,000 professionals to establish a sustainability reporting process. Our global network of core supporters, the GRI GOLD Community, comprises over 500 leading organizations from 68 countries – many of which have revenues larger than the GDPs of entire countries and supply chains spanning the globe. 

Malnutrition Mapping Project Featured by Harvard Kennedy School

Partnership between Amway and GAIN spotlighted
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ADA, Mich., October 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Malnutrition Mapping Project, a joint effort by Amway and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), is now featured in a Business Partnership Case Study by the Harvard Kennedy School.

New Findings: 68% of Nonprofit Professionals Report Not Having Enough Financial Resources to Do the Work They Do

Taproot Foundation Makes the Case for More Pro Bono With the 2017 State of Pro Bono Service Survey Report
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The Taproot Foundation recognizes that most organizations tackling social problems don’t have access to the marketing, design, technology, strategy, or planning resources they need to succeed. Nonprofits are understaffed, under-resourced, and need support.

In the 2017 State of Pro Bono Service Survey, Taproot focused in on the challenges nonprofits experience each day, and in this report, identified how pro bono can be a high-impact resource in overcoming these common barriers.

Challenges identified:

Schneider Electric | WHITE PAPER: Embrace and Combine New Energy Opportunities Into Disruptive Technologies to Meet Energy Challenges

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Aggressive innovation among energy solutions providers, in response to pressures such as corporate demand and policy changes including the Paris Climate Accord, has accelerated development of new clean technologies.

Seventy-Five Percent of Schneider Electric Revenues Come with Eco Labeled Products

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) has gained significant traction in BUILDING sector in the last 10 years as a tool for evaluating the environmental performance of products. That’s what a last survey done by Schneider Electric with more than 1500 customers around the world shows.

According to the survey, customers increase their interest to green products due to:

CSR Expert Alison DaSilva Shines a Light on Gen Z at Share.Like.Buy Conference

DaSilva will join the stage with Khobi Brooklyn of Converse to share insights on connecting with Gen Z through causes
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BOSTON, October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Alison DaSilva, executive vice president at Cone Communications will join marketing experts as a speaker at the Share.Like.Buy conference on October 18-19. The two-day event will explore the latest marketing trends for Millennials and Gen Z in a unique setting at the National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Bechtel | Powering More Than Clean Energy

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The new 778-megawatt Stonewall Energy Center in Loudon County, Virginia provides the electricity the community needs while protecting its water, wildlife, and other natural resources. More than 778,000 homes in Virginia and Washington DC will be powered by the clean energy this plant produces.

Generating Cleaner Power

Domtar Sustainability: A Brighter (and Cooler) Future in Jesup

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Colleagues at our personal care facility in Jesup, Georgia, are seeing their work in a different light.

That is because the facility upgraded to light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs and can now turn on all of the lights at the same time. The previous metal halide lighting gave off so much heat that only half the fixtures could be on at any given time.

Domtar Sustainability - Trucks, Trains, and Ships - Moving Products to Customers More Efficiently

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How do you move your products directly to customers with trucks while using as little fuel as trains? Use both by shipping your products in an intermodal container, which can be moved by both trucks and trains.

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