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HP CTO Shane Wall Interview — Megatrends, Automating Jobs, and Fighting Growing Inequality

by Dean Takahashi
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HP is unveiling today its expectations for “megatrends,” or the major trends that will shape our world in the years to come. It comes courtesy of Shane Wall, the chief technology officer of HP and head of HP Labs. He oversees research and development at HP.

Ethisphere Names Ecolab One of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 13th Consecutive Year

Ecolab one of only eight companies to receive recognition every year since 2007
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ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 26, 2019 /3BL Media/– Ecolab Inc. has again been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. Ecolab has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies every year since the list’s inception in 2007.

New National Consortium Forms From Ecosystem Services Market Program; Executive Director Selected

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RALEIGH, N.C., February 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Today, ten private-sector companies and nonprofit organizations have announced their intent to join together to form the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC).

Walmart Announces New Plastic Packaging Waste Reduction Commitments

The new initiatives are aimed at advancing the sustainability of the retailer’s private brand packaging and promoting consumer-friendly recycling labels
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Technology Advancements Boost Traceability in the Food Sector

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This article series is sponsored by General Mills and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

In cases of widespread foodborne illness, like last year’s E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, the next step is to determine where along the food supply chain the contamination occurred. That’s where food traceability—the ability to trace a product through every step in the supply chain, from point of origin to final retail location—comes into play.  

CNH Industrial - Natural Gas. For a cleaner world. And for a brighter future.

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At CNH Industrial sustainability is one of our core principles, and our longstanding commitment to natural gas powertrain technology is testament to this. We develop IVECO vehicles and FPT powertrains that use environmentally friendly fuels to radically reduce emissions and maintain the same performance as conventional engines.

SCS Global Services Partners With Climate Collaborative as Solutions Provider

Promoting Climate and Sustainability Thought Leadership and Services
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February 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Climate Collaborative, a joint project of the Sustainable Food Trade Association (SFTA) and OSC2, is pleased to announce that SCS Global Services is now recognized as an official Solutions Provider partner.  SCS is a leading international third-party certifier and standards developer, and a pioneer in the climate and sustainability arena.

Cellulosic Sugars: The Latest Domtar Innovation

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Wood — the building block of all Domtar products — is composed of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin. Cellulose and hemicellulose can be converted into cellulosic sugars.

How Exxon Taught Me That Shareholders Can Change the World

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by Gabe Rissman Co-Founder and President, YourStake.org 

I rose to the podium, looked Exxon then-CEO Rex Tillerson in the eye, and spoke. “Why does Exxon fund climate-denying organizations, when you publicly support a carbon tax?” Tillerson deflected the question at the time: “we would never impinge on ALEC’s free speech.” D’oh. Two years later, in July 2018, Exxon ceased funding ALEC, the climate change denying organization I highlighted.

Building a Sustainable Wardrobe

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Building a sustainable wardrobe may seem daunting, but it’s easier than you think.  Being a conscious consumer starts in your own closet. It requires thinking differently about what we have, what we buy and how we wear them. Being conscious about our buying choices means taking a moment to think about what clothing we buy and what we do with the clothes we already own.

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