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Businesses Moving in Right Direction on Natural Capital, Says World Business Council

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It is almost exactly a year to the day since the launch of the Natural Capital Protocol - a framework which offers businesses a standardised framework to measure impacts on natural assets, raw materials and natural infrastructure.

Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit Aims to Help Companies Better Assess Nature's Role, Value

by Sustainable Brands
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Natural capital underpins prosperous economies and thriving societies. Understanding the interconnectedness between business and nature well as the associated risks and opportunities, allows companies to better inform decision-making.

Lockheed Martin Releases 2016 Global Diversity & Inclusion Report Affirming “Conscious Inclusion” as Key Business Imperative

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BETHESDA, Md., August 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has released its 2016 Global Diversity & Inclusion Annual Report highlighting its commitment to Conscious Inclusion – an intentional focus on creating a diverse, inclusive and engaged workforce built on a strong foundation of equal opportunity. Lockheed Martin’s Conscious Inclusion model has three strategic focus areas: employee engagement, inclusive leadership and diversity outreach; and the 2016 report outlines efforts in all of these key areas. 

Celebrating 25 Years of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

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Editor's Note: In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, we're sharing a blog post by President & CEO of the Foundation, Rita Soronen.

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Editor's Note: In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, we're sharing a blog post by President & CEO of the Foundation, Rita Soronen.

Sealed Air is Creating a Culture of Sustainability

"Our goals start with our people"
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People, planet profit from team at Monterrey plant  

For the team at Sealed Air’s manufacturing plant in Monterrey, Mexico, sustainability and social responsibility go hand in hand. Their zero waste program provides a case in point.

In 2016, our employees at the plant launched campaigns to recycle batteries, PET plastic and paper, determined to send zero waste to landfills. They also implemented measures to reduce earplug consumption. But that’s not all.

Sealed Air’s 2020 Sustainability Goals Establishes Commitment to Reduce Their Environmental Impact

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The first of the three pillars supporting Sealed Air’s 2020 Sustainability Goals establishes our commitment to reduce the environmental impact of our operations. We have defined that commitment in terms of four key metrics: energy intensity, greenhouse gas intensity, water intensity and landfill waste.

NRG Sustainability Commitments Stronger Than Ever

by Bruno Sarda, Vice President, Sustainability, NRG Energy
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I proudly joined NRG exactly one year ago as the new head of sustainability, knowing I was joining the power sector at a time of rapid transformation. It’s an exciting time of technology and business model innovation, but it’s also a time of uncertainty. The surest thing we know about the future of power is that it won’t look like the past.

NRG Sustainable Operations | Reducing Carbon Emissions

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GHG emissions

NRG closely monitors its environmental impacts. We emit CO2 when generating electricity at most of our facilities. The graphs presented below illustrate our U.S. scope 1 emissions of CO2e for 2014, 2015 and 2016. We anticipate reductions in our future emissions profile as we modernize our fleet through repowering, improve generation efficiencies and explore methods to capture CO2.

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