In 2015, Cargill set five-year goals to improve our use of energy and natural resources. By 2020, we're committed to sourcing 18 percent of our energy portfolio for renewable sources, up from 14.4 percent today. We are also committed to improving energy efficiency, freshwater efficiency and greenhouse gas intensity by 2020. See the video for a look at our progress so far.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), an independent body that has pioneered sustainability reporting from a niche practice to one now adopted by organizations around the world. Eight months into his new role, I spoke to the Chief Executive of GRI, Tim Mohin, about the growth of sustainability reporting, the importance of transparency, competition between reporting methods and his hopes for his own legacy.
How to eradicate poverty and promote prosperity in a changing world?
On 17 and 18 July, high-level representatives from United Nations member states, inter-governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and the private sector, gathered in New York to discuss how to ‘eradicate poverty and promote prosperity in a changing world’.
Find out more about our Sands ECO360 journey of sustainable development
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Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) launched its 2016 Sands ECO360 Environmental Report. 2016 marks the beginning of the company’s new five-year reporting cycle with updated Sands ECO360 strategy and new ambitious 2020 sustainability goals. The company’s targets are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and LVS became the first Integrated Resort company to have their emissions reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative.
Commissioned by Sealed Air, the Economist Intelligence Unit researched the world’s greatest resource challenges. Learn how top leaders are maximizing the resources we do have, ultimately driving down costs and improving profitability at SealedAir.com
Books hold a special place in our hearts, in our business and, we believe, in children’s hands.
That is why Domtar created its Powerful Pages program—to promote literacy by providing books to children who may not otherwise have access to a rich library of stories.
This takes many forms, usually through partnerships with other nonprofits that are widely recognized for their dedication to literacy. Also in 2016, many of our Pulp and Paper division vendors joined us in a special initiative focused on elementary schools.
While some jaded readers may view claims about sustaining communities as a bunch of corporate fluff, in Domtar’s case it is. Literally.
Domtar’s mills in Plymouth, North Carolina, and Ashdown, Arkansas, have decades of papermaking history and an experienced workforce. They are essential pillars of their local economies. And, like many mills across North America, their longterm future was directly affected by declining paper demand in the markets they served.
Vehicle donation will enable Meals on Wheels programs to deliver more nutritious meals and companionship to seniors in need
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Subaru has supported Meals on Wheels for the last nine years through Share the Love, contributing more than $12 million to Meals on Wheels America and providing more than 1.7 million nutritious meals, friendly visits, and safety checks to seniors in communities nationwide. Subaru announced the donation to its 630-strong retailer body at the company’s National Business Conference in Denver, CO.