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Alliance Data 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Progress in Key Performance Areas, Establishes 2020 Goals

Findings from 2016 Materiality Assessment to Inform Strategy and Focus Areas in 2017
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PLANO, Texas, July 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today released its annual Corporate Responsibility report for 2016, which looks back over the last three years and reveals new 2020 goals across all three of the company’s lines of business – Alliance Data’s card services business, Epsilon and

Southface Announces Cox Enterprises as Presenting Sponsor of 2017 Visionary Dinner; Mohawk Group Returns as Title Sponsor

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ATLANTA, July 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Southface is pleased to announce Cox Enterprises as the presenting sponsor for its upcoming Visionary Dinner on September 19 at the Georgia Aquarium. Previously a patron sponsor, Cox has raised its commitment of support, and will be providing the emcee for the event. For the third year in a row, Mohawk Group is the event's title sponsor.

Designing a Sustainable Future

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In the past few years, global efforts such as the Paris Agreement and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have demonstrated the tremendous progress that can be achieved through collective action.

The unprecedented focus from both the public and pri­vate sector on the health of our planet has signaled that efforts to limit environmental impacts can no longer be considered “above and beyond” the normal scope of a company’s operations, but rather serve as investments for our global community’s overall health and future growth in a responsible manner.

Domtar's Sustainability Monthly Minute | July 2017

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What does the maximum take-off weight of 150 Boeing 747-400 airplanes or the amount of water in 8,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools have to do with Domtar? Check out our just-released 2017 Sustainability Report to find out, and learn how the company is working smart for the long term.
 

Towards a Circular Economy to #MoveTheDate

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Across the globe, about 50 percent of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are tied to materials. The United Nations, for example, estimates that in 41.8 million tonnes (Mt) of electronic waste there is 16 Mt of iron, 1.9 Mt of copper and 300 tonnes of gold, plus other precious metals such as palladium, with a combined value of $52 billion. Therefore, the transition to a circular economy not only contributes to climate action, but can have significant economic benefits as well.

VIDEO | Schneider Electric's 6 Environmental-Performance Priorities

How Schneider Electric is helping to #Movethedate
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By August 2, 2017, we will have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the whole year. Discover how Schneider Electric is determined to play a vital role in driving climate-compatible global economic growth. Learn more from Xavier Houot about Schneider’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions, discover our green supply chain, Green Premium ecolabel, use of waste as worth, and circular economy strategy.

Watch video here.

How Can We Get the ‘Buy-In’ Required from Investors to Make the SDGs Work?

by Tim Mohin
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Originally published by ESG Magazine

In September 2015, all 193 Member States of the United Nations set a very ambitious and necessary agenda for achieving a better future for us all by adopting a set of 17 global goals: the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs aim to end poverty and hunger, fight inequalities and injustice, and protect our planet.

And, if we want to realize these goals, it’s essential that we get “buy in” from investors around the world.

Schneider Electric VIDEO | Business-Driven Sustainability

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The four key markets Schneider serves consume 70 percent of the world’s energy. We are in a hopeful position, because we have an opportunity to make a measurable difference in curbing energy consumption and driving sustainability worldwide.

Watch our video here.

See our 2016-2017 Sustainability Report here.

A Corporate Guide to Putting the UN Sustainable Development Goals to Work

7 Strategies to Create a Successful SDG Program
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The United Nations is calling on companies to play a big role in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, and your business’s operational practices are just one piece of the impact pie. What if you created a grassroots, company-wide movement with the potential for greater social — and business — impact?

NRG Energy | Key Issues Assessment Following GRI Framework

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NRG follows the GRI Framework to report on issues of importance to the company and its stakeholders. As part of a re-evaluation of our sustainability strategy, 
in 2013, we engaged a third party to facilitate a formal assessment to determine these key issues. Our initial assessment identified 49 issues as important to stakeholders and the NRG business. Selecting which of these issues to report on then involved a series of internal workshops and fed into the process for feedback received from regular engagement with our external stakeholders (see key issues matrix).

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