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Domtar Sustainability: Bringing Our Sustainable Forestry Practices to Life

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Domtar engages in a wide variety of initiatives to ensure we leave the forests that we depend on, and the communities we are a part of, better off for the long term. This is how we bring Domtar’s Sustainable Forestry Principles to life across the unique ecosystems and communities that surround our pulp and paper mills

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Announcing the 2017 Cone Gen Z CSR Study: How to Speak Z

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Gen Z has gotten a bad rap. Yes – their faces may be glued to their smartphones, but don’t mistake that for a disinterest in what’s happening in the world around them. This generation is a force to be reckoned with – using their digital devices to spread social and environmental messages far and wide. But they’re not going it alone – they expect companies to be their partners in change. Companies: it’s time to enlist Gen Z to share your CSR message.

This Week: Releasing Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets

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On 21 September, GRI and the UN Global Compact will launch the first outcome publication of their groundbreaking Action Platform for Business Reporting on the SDGs. The publication An Analysis of the Goals and Targets, demystifies the esoteric world of sustainability disclosures for companies seeking to report their impact on the SDGs.​

Many Businesses Still Fail to Report Financial Value From Strong Environmental Performance, According to New Research From Accenture, CDP and Hermes Investment Management

Despite almost $500bn in reported opportunities from climate change
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NEW YORK, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Four in 10 telecommunications and consumer goods companies reporting to CDP fail to capture or report any financial value from strong environmental performance, according to new research released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), CDP and Hermes Investment Management.

VIDEO | Behind-the-Scenes: Mohawk Group’s Lichen Collection

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Mohawk Group’s award-winning Lichen Collection is the world’s first floor covering to achieve Living Product Challenge Petal Certification from the International Living Future Institute. The carpet plank system is inspired by assemblages of multi-hued, multi-textured lichens and their regenerative role in the ecosystem. The Lichen Collection was designed in collaboration with Jason F. McLennan, the founder of the Living Product Challenge, and his team at McLennan Design.

Aurora Organic Dairy’s 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report Demonstrates Its Passion for Organic, and How Its Commitment to Animals, People and the Planet Drives Its Cow-to-Carton Model

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With its support of more than 75,000 acres of organic farmland operated by 100 independent farmers, and 12,000 organic pasture acres surrounding its dairy farms, the leading producer of organic milk for store brand retailers has the scale to positively impact more animals, people and the environment with its keen focus on animal welfare, employee care and environmental stewardship.

Aurora Organic Dairy today announced its progress toward corporate citizenship goals. As of the end of 2016, the Company was on track to surpass several of its five-year goals, established in 2012.

6 Ways Cargill Is Protecting Forests in Its Cocoa Supply Chain

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Stopping deforestation in cocoa begins with helping farmers improve their livelihoods. That is the approach Cargill is taking as we continue to deliver on our promise of ending deforestation in all of our operations, and it is especially true in cocoa.

How WGL Aligns with Sustainable Development Goals

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Earlier this year, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board, a consortium of businesses and other green organizations announced a new initiative to prompt companies to get behind the G20 Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.

Gen Z Sees Social Media Activity As More Effective Than Community Involvement According to New Research by Cone Communications

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More than half (58%) feel that supporting social or environmental issues online is more effective at making a difference than doing something out in their communities

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More than half (58%) feel that supporting social or environmental issues online is more effective at making a difference than doing something out in their communities

Dell Included in Fortune’s 2017 Change the World List

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Dell is proud of its inaugural inclusion on Fortune’s 2017 Change the World List, as Dell Technologies marks its One Year Anniversary and celebrates accomplishments in its Annual Report to Customers. The list highlights leading companies that are innovating to solve the world’s biggest challenges through core profit-making strategy and operations.

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