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Building a Business-led Culture of Health and Food Security

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Report Highlights Delos Commitment to Leading Workplace Wellness
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Every day, businesses are providing innovative solutions to solve the world’s toughest challenges—among them—global health, wellness, and equitable and sustainable food systems.

INFOGRAPHIC | New Report from Delos: Health, Well-being, and the Evolution of ESG

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A growing number of studies show that office space design can significantly impact employee health, cognitive function and overall satisfaction. What does this mean for the investor?

GRI Podcasts Back on Air: October Edition Now Available!

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GRI's podcasts are back!

Beyond Reports is a monthly podcast from GRI, pioneer of the world’s most widely used standards on sustainability reporting and corporate disclosure. Each episode features the latest sustainability news, an interview with a member of GRI’s global multi-stakeholder community and insights on how sustainability data can empower action towards a better tomorrow.

Domtar Sustainability: Sourcing Raw Materials

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Each year, about two-thirds of our revenue is spent on materials and services needed to make our products.

Whenever possible, we source from local suppliers near our facilities. This helps us shorten our supply chain and reduce risk. Proximity allows us to know our suppliers and ensure they produce our materials and render services responsibly, in addition to strengthening the local economy.

Caterpillar's Real-Time Energy Data Helps Drive Results

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Seeing is believing. That maxim has proven to be true at Caterpillar China Machinery Components Co. Operator Station Facility in Wuxi, China.

Click here to learn about how the Wuxi, China facility utilizes real-time data to manage energy, reduce emissions and build upon its overarching sustainability culture. 

Cargill Updates Sustainable Cocoa Plan with Zero Deforestation Aim

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Cargill has published an update to its sustainable cocoa sourcing strategy to align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and include efforts to eliminate deforestation by 2030.

The announcement has been made in the third report on the progress and achievements of the Cargill Cocoa Promise, the company’s commitment to sparking a more sustainable cocoa sector.

How Pro Bono Is Revolutionizing the Way We Develop Tomorrow’s Corporate Leaders

Taproot Foundation in conversation with Austin Dowling of Macquarie Group Limited and George Hallenbeck Center for Creative Leadership
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Technology, globalization, and current events have transformed the corporate work environment, and experts agree that the unprecedented pace of change we are seeing will only quicken. With so much up in the air, there is one thing that remains certain: Developing those who will lead tomorrow’s companies has never been more important. Within this context, pro bono is emerging as an innovative, high-impact strategy that can equip corporate leaders with the skills they will need to thrive.

Schneider Electric | The Definitive Guide to Global Energy Attribute Certificates: Companies Can Save Money While Being Responsible

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Renewable electricity purchasing in the commercial, industrial, and institutional sector (C&I) has exploded, bolstered by rapidly falling prices and improvements in technology. NGO mandates, such as the Scope 2 protocol, have further driven market development around the world.

This Guide will provide you with helpful direction on global Energy Attribute Certificates (EACs), one of the most commonly used, and widely accepted, forms of renewable electricity purchasingworldwide, and a key component of any integrated clean energy strategy.

Q&A With GRI Chief Executive Tim Mohin

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It’s a special occasion for GRI – celebrating 20 years of founding and shaping sustainability reporting. We talked to our Chief Executive Tim Mohin, to take stock of GRI's accomplishments over two decades, and to find out how GRI will continue pioneering in the future.

Cargill Cocoa Promise Report Charts Clear Path Toward Cocoa Sustainability

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  • Sustainable business practices are essential to cope with challenges of climate change, resource scarcity, social inequality and fluctuating market conditions.
  • Significant progress has been made on direct sourcing, traceability, environmental impact and farmer and community socio-economic resilience.
  • Evidence-based learnings inform our pathway to 2030, with evolved goals based on U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. 
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  • Sustainable business practices are essential to cope with challenges of climate change, resource scarcity, social inequality and fluctuating market conditions.
  • Significant progress has been made on direct sourcing, traceability, environmental impact and farmer and community socio-economic resilience.
  • Evidence-based learnings inform our pathway to 2030, with evolved goals based on U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. 

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