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Merck Joins CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

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Merck joined more than 175 corporations in a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Merck’s CEO Ken Frazier, along with numerous other CEOs, signed a pledge, which outlines a specific set of actions they will take to cultivate a trusting environment where all ideas are welcomed, employees feel comfortable, and all are empowered to discuss this very important topic.

By signing this pledge, Merck demonstrates its commitment to diversity and inclusion by:

New CEO Guide to the Sustainable Development Goals Highlights Competitive Advantage for Sustainable Businesses

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The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) today launched the CEO Guide to the SDGs - a new resource aimed at galvanizing engagement from global business leaders in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The CEO Guide to the SDGs sets out clear actions that CEOs can take to begin to align their organizations with the SDGs and plot a course towards unlocking the value they represent.

Xylem Publishes Its 2016 Sustainability Report: Why We Solve Water

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RYE BROOK, N.Y., June 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Solving the planet’s water challenges has never been more urgent.  A growing population, overtaxed water infrastructure and increasing weather events all highlight the need for sustainable solutions.  And solving water – one of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals – is foundational to economic growth, a more equitable distribution of resources and global health.

GRI Focuses on Three Key Areas to Promote Sustainable Development in Emerging Markets

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Triggering tangible economic, social, and environmental improvements in the developing countries was the underlying essence of GRI’s second annual donors meeting. The discussion centered on GRI’s work in emerging markets and how sustainability reporting can support solutions for tackling critical development challenges.

NRG Energy's Commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal set of goals, targets and indicators that United Nations member states – and, increasingly, businesses – are expected to use to frame agendas and policies surrounding development.

NRG's core business most closely aligns with:

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy

Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Climate Change Having a Domino Effect on Food & Beverage Industry

Unpredictable weather and impacts to natural resources are proving to be disruptive for global food supply chains
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Last year, Sue Walker moved her Queensland, Australia cattle herd 1,200 miles south in search of greener grass.

Australia has seen less rainfall and warmer temperatures each year since 1994, a combination that has led to severe droughts, which continue to affect regions of the country to this day. And Queensland has now become too hot and dry to maintain herds, forcing ranchers like Sue Walker and processing companies to move their operations to survive. 

Have a Reporting Season Sanity Latte with the Antea Group Corporate Reporting Dream Team

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Whether you are panicked or progressing smoothly in your corporate sustainability disclosure reporting this year, Antea Group's team has several insights to help you across the finish line. Read their timely blog here.

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GRI and Australian Government to Accelerate Investment in the Indo-Pacific

New program "Sustainable Trade and Investment through Reporting" starts in June
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Starting in June, GRI and Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) are launching a new program, ‘Sustainable Trade and Investment through Reporting’ in the Indo-Pacific (STIR Indo-Pacific). The program will target five developing countries in Asia: Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.

Cargill Joins CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

“A focus on diversity is good for business”
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MINNEAPOLIS, June 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cargill CEO David MacLennan is one of the business leaders signing on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, a collaboration between more than 150 CEOs pledging to make their companies places where diverse experiences and perspectives are welcomed and employees feel empowered to discuss inclusion and diversity.

Top 6 Things You Shouldn’t Miss From HPE’s Living Progress Report

Driving sustainable innovation to increase the efficiency of IT and transform industries
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From applying our technologies to improve the lives of people around the world, to our commitment to 100% renewable energy, we have a lot to be proud of at HPE. Last year, we continued to drive sustainable innovation to increase the efficiency of IT and transform industries.

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