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New Report Highlights the Need for Companies to Prioritize Water and Sanitation Across Global Supply Chains

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new report jointly commissioned by WBCSD, WaterAid and the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate, uncovers key areas where businesses can drive substantial progress on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) across supply chains.

VIDEO | Progressive and Forward-looking, Energy-intensive Companies are Looking to Technology to Make Them Compliant with the Paris Agreement

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Managing Director of WBCSD’s Natural Capital Area, Maria Mendiluce, speaks to We Mean Business about the Paris Agreement and what companies are doing to take action.

Learn more at www.wbcsd.org

Ingersoll Rand CEO Shares Thoughts on a Sustainable Future in 2016 Sustainability Supplement

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Sustainability in all its forms — business, social and environmental — is central to Ingersoll Rand’s strategy. Just as it has for the past 146 years, Ingersoll Rand continues to build a more sustainable and thriving enterprise. It is leading the way to long-term value creation and positive societal impact within its industries, and building a legacy for the next century and beyond.

Read more in Ingersoll Rand’s 2016 sustainability supplement.

Becoming an Employer of "Choice"

Offering workplace giving and volunteering boosts employee autonomy and engagement.
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Thanks to today’s diverse and socially conscious workforce—and driven by the rise of Millennials—people are increasingly demanding more meaning and purpose in their workplace.

New Merck for Mothers Blog: The Host Shining a Light on Maternal Health Around the World

The Big Questions with Ivy Prosper
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Ivy Prosper is a television host, producer and speaker. She's also an advocate for the empowerment of women and for their maternal health rights. She currently works as a producer on documentary projects telling stories in Africa. She is also developing a line of handbags and accessories where a portion of sales go towards maternal health needs in Ghana. 

What’s your connection to maternal health and how did you get involved?

Merck Named a FTSE4Good Constituent Member

Leading global independent rating agency acknowledges Merck’s commitment to corporate responsibility
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FTSE Russell, a global index provider, has once again named Merck & Co., Inc. to the FTSE4Good Index, a compilation of publicly-traded companies that meet globally-recognized corporate responsibility standards.

What exactly is a FTSE4Good designation?

Caterpillar's Product Stewardship

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Product stewardship covers the full lifespan of our equipment – from the supply chain to the customer’s job site to remanufacturing. This means taking active steps to reduce potential environmental, health and safety impacts, as well as optimizing operational quality and efficiency throughout the life of the product.

We accomplish this by:

Merck Supports U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals

How Public and Private Institutions Can Collaborate to Foster Sustainable Development
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Brenda Colatrella, executive director of Corporate Responsibility at Merck, has coauthored a paper on dev

Asia: At the Vanguard of Sustainable Business

by Tim Mohin
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Originally published in HuffPost

Asia has become the new vanguard in the effort to drive sustainability into the heart of how business is conducted around the world.

Domtar Sustainability: Transportation and Logistics

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We operate a sophisticated, efficient distribution network to move pulp, paper and personal care products using third-party truck, rail, intermodal and ocean vessel transport providers. This focus on efficiency, combined with the geographic diversity of our principal manufacturing and distribution locations, allows us to attract new global customers while managing costs and reducing environmental emissions.

Domtar supports expansion of ports and intermodal terminals to increase the availability of these more efficient modes of transportation.

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