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Developing the STEAM Pipeline

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Eastman leverages corporate and Foundation resources to invest in unique partnerships and initiatives that drive transformational change through the lens of four priority areas — education, empowerment, economic development and environment. With the convergence of innovation, technology, and sound science, we prioritize opportunities that allow us to combine the unique expertise of Eastman team members around the world with strategic partners to bring solutions to significant, real-world problems.

Business 2018: Values Matter, More Than Ever

by John Howell, Editorial Director, 3BL Media
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The intersection of business and values has been the site of several collisions lately—some accidental, some accidents waiting to happen.
 
While the subjects in question have varied from CEO activism and governance to issues of ethics and data privacy, the end point is the same: In business 2018, values matter, more than ever. No company looking to its future viability can afford to avoid making choices—and statements—about what it stands for while avoiding pitfalls and misguided actions.

HP’s Sustainability Criteria Helped Generate $700M in New Revenue

by Alyssa Danigelis
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HP Inc. says that sustainable impact was a key differentiator for more than $700 million in new business last year. The company’s newly published 2017 Sustainable Impact Report shows a 38% year-over-year increase in sales bids with sustainability requirements.

“In 2017, customers with sustainable purchasing criteria — including criteria related to eco-labels — represented a total of approximately $15.8 billion of existing and potential business revenue,” the report says.

eBook | Stand or Sit: Changing Roles of Companies & CR Directors in Politically Divisive Times

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Traditional wisdom states that companies should stay away from politics, at least publicly. But over the past few years a remarkable number of companies have begun to take public stances on social and political issues.

Learn how to approach potentially divisive issues, when to weigh in and why remaining neutral is not always the best option in 3BL Media's eBook, Stand or Sit: Changing Roles of Companies & CR Directors in Politically Divisive Times.

Click here to download this free eBook.

Earth Overshoot Day: How BOLD Ideas Help to Move the Date

by Esther Finidori and Mathis Wackernagel, Ph.D.
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Why August 1st?

One day of the year has started to appear earlier and earlier on the calendar: Earth Overshoot Day. This year falls on August 1st. Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s annual demand on nature exceeds what Earth’ s ecosystems can renew in that year. What does this date mean?

Meet the 2018 Cisco GPS Challenge First Runner-Up: Jara

by Mary de Wysocki
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When an earthquake strikes, the initial impact isn’t always the most devastating. Often, it’s the aftershocks that leave a destructive, lasting impact. The 7.8-magnitute earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015 affected nearly 8 million people, destroying thousands of homes and leaving an already remote country in critical need of support.

But hundreds of aftershocks — some with magnitudes greater than 6.0 — ensnared every aspect of Nepalese life for months. Roads became impossible to traverse, businesses crumbled, and nearly 9,000 schools were destroyed or damaged.

Caesars Entertainment Launches 9th Annual CSR Report

Hospitality Leader Delivers $7.6 Billion in Economic Value for Communities; Highlights of PEOPLE PLANET PLAY Report Detail Progress in Employee Wellbeing, Climate Mitigation Goals and Responsible Gaming
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Hospitality Leader Delivers $7.6 Billion in Economic Value for Communities; Highlights of PEOPLE PLANET PLAY Report Detail Progress in Employee Wellbeing, Climate Mitigation Goals and Responsible Gaming

Brand Renovations: A Tree Grows in Manhattan

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Creating a new image for established brands can feel downright impossible at times, particularly if that brand is Mohawk Group. With almost 150 years at the forefront of the flooring industry, Mohawk enlisted global architecture and design firm Gensler to use the opportunity to push the brand’s image beyond common conceptions in the design of their 8,500-square-foot New York City flagship showroom.

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Moody’s Details Its Progress Opening Doors to a Better Future

Company’s report prepared in accordance with GRI Standards: Core option, highlights TCFD involvement and continued focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) activities.
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Company’s report prepared in accordance with GRI Standards: Core option, highlights TCFD involvement and continued focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) activities.

Moody’s Corporation’s newly released Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report details the company’s progress in delivering on its goal of empowering people around the world to create a better future for themselves, their communities and the environment.

VIDEO | Hallmark Is Making Progress Toward 2020 Goals

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In working toward Hallmark’s ambitious 2020 Environmental Goals, the company regularly incorporates positive strides for the environment with the needs of the business. In years like 2017, it can be a balancing act between what is required to grow the business and what is needed to maintain forward progress on environmental goals.

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