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JetBlue and RuPaul’s Drag Race Bring It to The Runway for World Pride as New York’s Hometown Airline® Celebrates Ongoing Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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JetBlue – the Official Airline of Fierce – and RuPaul’s Drag Race Proudly Present Newly Named “Shantay Blue Stay” Aircraft and Fabulous Inflight Feature Video

JetBlue Honors its Commitment to the LGBTQ Community with Continued Support for The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative, The Center, New York Gay Men’s Chorus and Various Other Events

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JetBlue – the Official Airline of Fierce – and RuPaul’s Drag Race Proudly Present Newly Named “Shantay Blue Stay” Aircraft and Fabulous Inflight Feature Video

JetBlue Honors its Commitment to the LGBTQ Community with Continued Support for The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative, The Center, New York Gay Men’s Chorus and Various Other Events

It’s Time for the Equality Act

Symantec celebrates Pride with a guest post from Human Rights Campaign
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The month of June is LGBTQ Pride Month in the United States. Each year, Pride events are held nationwide in cities large and small, and for some people, it is the only occasion where they can be out and proud in their community. Pride festivals and parades are a celebration of the progress the LGBTQ community has made, but also a time to recognize the distance we still have to go to achieve full equality. This June, we’re excited to feature a guest post from Human Rights Campaign’s Liz Cooper.

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The month of June is LGBTQ Pride Month in the United States. Each year, Pride events are held nationwide in cities large and small, and for some people, it is the only occasion where they can be out and proud in their community. Pride festivals and parades are a celebration of the progress the LGBTQ community has made, but also a time to recognize the distance we still have to go to achieve full equality. This June, we’re excited to feature a guest post from Human Rights Campaign’s Liz Cooper.

A Better Way for Michigan

We're making a positive impact now - and for the future
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Consumers Energy has a long term vision to create a more sustainable energy future for our state. Our Clean Energy Plan, developed with a variety of Michigan stakeholders, is a path to reduce carbon emissions by more than 90 percent and end the use of coal as a fuel source for electricity by 2040.

Sappi Limited's CEO Steve Binnie Reflects on North America's Year of Renewal

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I would like to congratulate the Sappi North America (SNA) team on another successful year, truly embodying this year’s theme of renewal. The business underwent a significant change with the conversion of Paper Machine 1 (PM1) at the Somerset Mill to be able to produce packaging and speciality paper grades. We also commenced a project to increase dissolving pulp capacity at Cloquet. These exciting changes are part of Sappi’s global strategy to boost capacity in higher growth and higher margin product segments.

Painting A Blue Sky

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Shipping containers play a major role in global trade, helping companies around the world to move goods securely from A to B. However, until recently, containers manufactured in China were painted using solvent-heavy coatings. This endangered the health of local communities due to the release of high concentrations of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) into the atmosphere. These harmful toxins cause everything from ‘sick building syndrome’ (which literally makes your eyes water), to smog.

Reaching 100% Renewable Energy

By Nicola Acutt, Vice President, Sustainability
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At VMware, we’re optimistic about the power of technology to help solve big societal problems and are committed to leading responsibly. One of our key focus areas is about changing our relationship with energy. According to the U.N.’s report, as a society we need to shift 70-85 percent of electricity to renewable energy sources by 2050 to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Data centers are responsible for two percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions—roughly the same as global air travel.

From Exotic Felines to Teddy Bears, How Duke Energy Employees Made an Impact in May

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The numbers tell the story: 2,300 volunteers, 14,000-plus hours served, 267 projects completed, 3,500 hurricane kits packed and 1,286 teddy bears stuffed.

These are just a few of the numbers that showcase the impact of Duke Energy In Action Month. An annual initiative during May, Duke Energy In Action Month mobilizes employees across our service footprint to volunteer their time in the communities we serve. Whether planting sea oats, building an outdoor classroom at a Title I school or helping rescue exotic felines, our employees had an immeasurable impact in May.

Arrow Electronics Employees Build Bikes to Improve Recreational Opportunities in Low-income Communities

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DENVER, June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Nearly 100 members of Arrow Electronics’ Young Professionals Group teamed with Wish for Wheels to build 40 bikes for low-income children in Denver. This marks the third year that Arrow employees in the company’s Centennial, Colo. headquarters have worked with Wish for Wheels to expand healthy living opportunities in low-income communities. 

From Boston to Beijing: Record Number of Volunteers Make Change Happen

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In recent weeks, Comcast NBCUniversal and Sky employees gathered their friends, family members, nonprofit partners, and community leaders to participate in Comcast Cares Day 2019, one of the largest corporate days of service globally, and a celebration of our company’s year-round dedication to giving back.

ICYMI! Spring 2019 – Shedding Light on Gender and Navigating Academia

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We are excited to share the latest edition of ICYMI! A Magazine for Business Sustainability Professionals. In each edition of ICYMI!, we share the latest research, teaching and engagement from the Erb Institute. Our cover story for this edition is by Erb faculty member, Sara Soderstrom. She shares how she’s working to bring awareness to gender issues in academia.

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