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Sappi Sees Growth Opportunities to Meet Prosperity Goals

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Meet or Exceed 12% RONOA 

Return on net operating assets (RONOA) is a core measure of financial sustainability that measures how effectively we use our asset base to generate profit.

In 2017 Sappi North America achieved a 4.7 percent RONOA, down only slightly from the prior year due to very challenging conditions in graphics and release markets. Disciplined cost management and strong performance in our dissolving wood pulp helped to offset the impact of these headwinds.

Making the Case for Connecting Efficiency and Sustainability Teams

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Energy and sustainability are inherently linked. Energy efficiency pays dividends by trimming consumption and costs. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), implementing energy efficiency initiatives is the best way to act on climate change as it can reduce CO2 emissions by 38 percent. Companies that operate efficiency and sustainability initiatives in tandem improve productivity, maximize impact and see a greater return on investment.

What Can Sustainability Reporting Learn From the Evolution of Digital Music?

by Alyson Slater
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GRI has introduced its first ever Digital Reporting Tool. It’s a first step in an exciting new direction toward making sustainability data available and accessible in digital format. As we drive innovative formats in corporate sustainability reporting beyond PDFs, what can we learn from the path the music industry took as they evolved from vinyl to CDs to digital streaming? 
 

CA Technologies Releases Latest Sustainability Report

With 50 Percent Reduction in Footprint Since 2006, Report Highlights Progress in Environmental Stewardship and Overall Societal Impact
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NEW YORK, July 09, 2018 – CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today announced the release of its latest Sustainability Report, as further evidence of the company’s long-term commitment to operational efficiency. The company has reduced its carbon footprint by approximately 50 percent since first taking part in the initiative in 2006.

NRG Energy Works with Sysco on 25MW Solar Farm in Texas

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NRG is proud to announce a planned 25 megawatt solar project for Sysco, to power their Texas operations and advance sustainability. Working together with Sysco, NRG is also helping meet the promise of the customer-choice market in Texas, with a truly distinctive, cost-effective solar energy plan – the kind sought by many commercial and industrial customers today. Read more about it from Sysco. 

Video Games: A Surprising Tool for Global Problem Solving

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This blog was guest-written by Jude Ower, founder, and CEO of Playmob. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Harnessing the Power of Technology for a Better World” session of the Women Rock-IT series on July 11.

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This blog was guest-written by Jude Ower, founder, and CEO of Playmob. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Harnessing the Power of Technology for a Better World” session of the Women Rock-IT series on July 11.

Brands Taking Stands | Defining Climate Change as a Business Opportunity

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THE BIG STORY 

Companies Take on Climate Change with "We Mean Business"

The We Mean Business coalition was formed to organize a critical mass of the business world to make progress on climate change. With its no-nonsense brand name, formidable numbers, and world-class leadership, the coalition is poised to be a dominant player in directing businesses toward taking stands on strategies and practices that define climate change as a business opportunity, not just an environmental disaster.

Disaster Resiliency: Learn How IBM and Bechtel Partnered in Puerto Rico

A Free 3BL Media Webcast, July 11
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WASHINGTON, D.C., July 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – With the 2018 hurricane season under way, two large B2B corporations committed to improving long-term recovery from natural disasters are sharing lessons learned from last year’s devastating Category 5 storm in Puerto Rico and mapping their work to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Schneider Electric Named 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

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On April 20, 2018 the EPA and DOE honored businesses and organizations for their outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency at the 2018 ENERGY STAR awards ceremony. We are excited to announce that Schneider Electric was recognized as a 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. This designation is largely the result of our efforts to improve clients’ energy efficiency and sustainability in commercial, manufacturing and public-sector buildings.

How the GDPR Impacts Corporate Responsibility

The EU’s newest data protection regulation is causing sweeping changes across the globe and corporate responsibility practitioners need to take notice
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by Cecily Joseph, VP, Corporate Social Responsibility

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