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The Science Behind Tyson's Meaty New Sustainability Agenda

by Heather Clancy, Editorial Director, GreenBiz
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Former McKinsey consultant Justin Whitmore was on the job as the first chief sustainability officer of Tyson Foods just one month when he disclosed his team’s intention to set science-based targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions and to embrace "outcome-based" water conservation goals across the company’s operations and supply chain.

What’s Needed: How One Talented Tech Innovator — Turned Bank VP — Sees Female Founders Getting Ahead

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As a veteran of the tech start-up world, Nicole German understands what’s needed to help female founders get ahead. Now, as vice-president, enterprise digital marketing, at Scotiabank, she’s helping to get those resources into the right hands.

By Shelley White

Every day, talented female entrepreneurs across Canada are innovating — pushing the boundaries of their creativity. But what needs to be done to help women-founded startups survive, thrive and take their businesses global?

Scotiabank Showcases Progress on CSR Strategy: Better Future, Better Off

Press Release

TORONTO, April 3, 2018 /3BL Media/- Scotiabank has released its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, "Building the Economy of Everyone", which details the progress made over the past 12 months on the Bank's CSR strategy: Better Future, Better Off.

Bloomberg: Xi Has a New Signup for China’s Pollution Fight: Walmart

Retailer plans to reduce carbon emissions in China by 2030
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Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to slash pollution and prioritize living standards over unbridled growth. On the other side of the globe in Bentonville, Arkansas, the world’s largest retailer is signing on.

Dow, Keep America Beautiful to Award $100,000 in 2018 Hefty® EnergyBag™ Grants

Application Open for Grants to Enable Communities to Implement Local Waste Recovery Programs
Press Release

MIDLAND, Mich., April 03, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Dow Chemical Company is again teaming up with national nonprofit and long-standing partner Keep America Beautiful to award a total of $100,000 in grants for organizations to establish Hefty® EnergyBag programs in their communities.

5 Questions with Justin Whitmore

The Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Chief Sustainability Officer of Tyson Foods shares his thoughts on some of the world’s biggest challenges and how Tyson Foods is helping to solve them.
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It’s Earth Month and to celebrate, we’re reflecting on the progress we’ve made, the challenges we’ve faced and the road ahead. Throughout the month we’ll offer opportunities to hear directly from our leaders in animal well-being, the environment, workplace safety, hunger relief and more. Part of being a company committed to sustainability is being a company that also cares about transparency.

Xylem Volunteers Build Homes in Houston After Hurricane Harvey

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Last year, Hurricane Harvey caused widespread devastation, forcing thousands of people out of damaged homes in Texas. In December, 25 Xylem employees volunteered with Houston Habitat for Humanity, rebuilding homes that had suffered from flooding and water damage in the wake of the hurricane. Between December and the end of April 2018, Xylem will have sent more than 100 volunteers to work with Houston Habitat for Humanity.

Nick International Highlights What #KidsCan Do With Nine Extraordinary Stories

by Stuart Winchester
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A 16-year-old girl in the United Arab Emirates organizes environmental clean-ups in more than 10 countries. A 13-year-old in the Philippines gives gifts and hygiene products to 10,000 street kids in his community. A 16-year-old who fled Syria starts a school for 200 children in his refugee camp.

Walmart's "Fight Hunger. Spark Change." Campaign Gives Communities a Seat at the Table for Hunger Relief

Walmart, Feeding America and Nextdoor are working to inspire discussions on hunger
Press Release

BENTONVILLE, ARK., April 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Walmart kicked off its fifth annual nationwide “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign today online and in stores by asking its 150 million weekly shoppers to raise the bar to support the Feeding America network of 200 local food banks and the one in eight people who battle hunger in America at some point during the year.

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