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Measuring Energy Use: How Sappi Ensures Consistency and Accuracy of Environmental Metrics

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Each year we survey our performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility by monitoring key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.

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Finding Community in the Forests

How Sappi's approach to forestry is unique
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Forest management and harvesting can be contentious and controversial, especially when done in a densely populated area or on public lands that are cherished for their serenity, recreational opportunities, and conservation values. At Sappi, we believe that the right approach when managing timber is to integrate forest management—especially timber harvesting—into the local culture by sharing information and collaborating with local communities and the public, as showcased in these three coastal Maine harvests. 

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The Impact of Design Through Social Good

Sappi North America highlights winning projects of Ideas that Matter program
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For the past 19 years, Sappi has empowered great ideas by supporting designers that use their time and talent for good. Since the inception of the Ideas that Matter program, Sappi has donated over $13 million in grants to support more than 500 charities. Sappi is giving back by encouraging local initiatives and making a difference in communities around the United States and around the world.

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Schneider Electric's Business Case for One-planet Prosperity

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Partnership between Global Footprint Network and Schneider Electric aims to highlight the powerful competitive advantage of one-planet compatible companies

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Partnership between Global Footprint Network and Schneider Electric aims to highlight the powerful competitive advantage of one-planet compatible companies

A Letter From Chairman & CEO Jim Umpleby

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Caterpillar’s efforts to drive sustainability across the company in 2018 led to outstanding business performance, which allowed us to invest in sustainable solutions that enhance communities and protect the planet.

Click here to read more about Caterpillar's sustainability efforts from Chairman & CEO Jim Umpleby.

 

Food and Beverage Leaders Turn to Renewable Energy, Circular Solutions for Cost-Savings

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By Zack Olson, Founder, NextGen Agriculture; and Chris Vigil, Project Manager, NextGen Agriculture

From food safety and regulatory compliance to packaging and supply chain logistics, the food and beverage industry is constantly hunting for solutions that balance profitability and sustainability. With market share increasingly on the line – particularly for large consumer goods companies – food and beverage companies are being squeezed to analyze every cost.

Caesars Entertainment Announces Release of its 10th Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, Marking a Decade of Positive Impact

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July 31, 2019 – Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR), one of the world’s most diversified gaming and entertainment companies, today published its annual PEOPLE PLANET PLAY corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, marking a decade of positive impact in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy.

The Report covers progress made by the Company in 2018 and during the first half of 2019 in six key areas:

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A New Approach to Recycling Plastics

VolCat turns waste polyethylene terephthalate (PET) into a substance ready to be fed directly into new plastic manufacturing.
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Used plastic may become the next renewable resource, thanks to a radical new process from IBM Research™ called VolCat. 

In lab tests, the process — short for volatile catalyst — turns used plastic bottles into piles of a pure material that can be used to manufacture new plastic products, replacing petroleum-based feedstocks.

VIDEO | The Power of Our Handprint: Mohawk Industries

CSO George Bandy Jr. shares ways Mohawk is shrinking its footprint while expanding its “handprint”
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When does a footprint become a handprint? When we give much more than we take. George Bandy Jr., chief sustainability officer at Mohawk Flooring North America, explains the company’s commitment to leaving a meaningful mark and finding innovative ways to offer more social handprints than environmental footprints.

Republic Services Unveils 2030 Sustainability Goals

Company’s New Sustainability Report Highlights Alignment with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals
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PHOENIX, July 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has announced its next generation sustainability strategy, which includes seven ambitious, long-term goals designed to address critical global macrotrends related to the Company’s most important sustainability risks and opportunities. 

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