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Video | Watch Timberland and the Smallholder Farmers Alliance Join Farmers in the Field for Haiti’s First Commercial Cotton Harvest in 30 Years

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Three representatives of global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently joined the Smallholder Farmers Alliance and local farmers to help harvest Haiti’s first commercial cotton crop in three decades. Since 2016, Timberland has worked with the SFA to reintroduce cotton farming to Haiti. Their goal is to create a new sustainable supply chain for cotton, while also forwarding the reforestation of Haiti and improving farmers lives. 

Walmart and Sam’s Club’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign Aims to Achieve Big Impact Toward Hunger Relief

Campaign Aims to Help Feeding America Secure 1 Billion Meals for Local Food Banks
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BENTONVILLE, ARK., April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – In communities across the U.S., one in eight Americans, or nearly 40 million people, struggle with hunger, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. To raise awareness and combat the issue, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Feeding America® and member food banks are kicking off their sixth annual nationwide “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” (FHSC) campaign, which will run from April 22 to May 20.

A Sustainable Year: CNH Industrial presents its 2018 highlights

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CNH Industrial has published the companion guide to its 2018 Sustainability Report. A Sustainable Year, 2018 edition, highlights the Company’s on-going commitment to sustainability and offers an engaging and highly visual insight into some of its major achievements over the past year.  Find out more at: cnhindustrial.com/a-sustainable-year

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CNH Industrial has published the companion guide to its 2018 Sustainability Report. A Sustainable Year, 2018 edition, highlights the Company’s on-going commitment to sustainability and offers an engaging and highly visual insight into some of its major achievements over the past year.  Find out more at: cnhindustrial.com/a-sustainable-year

U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Green Building Program Now Recognizes the Living Product Challenge

Inclusion of Living Products in LEED credits stands to grow adoption of healthy materials
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SEATTLE, April 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ The Living Product Challenge (LPC) is now an approved certification path in the U.S. Green Building Council® (USGBC) LEED® v4/4.1 BD+C program. Living Product Challenge certified products join Declare as a compliant pathway in the LEED version 4 and 4.1 Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Material Ingredients credit.

ZLAP Strives to Educate and Reduce Denali Waste

By Kris Capps
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When the Zero Landfill Initiative came to the Denali Park area, it was the young people who had spread the word. They formed ZLAP, the Zero Landfill Ambassador Program.

This small group of teens, who attend Tri-Valley School, are now being honored for their past three years of dedication to this program.

Teck Employee Introduces Sustainable Solutions in the Frozen Arctic

Teck’s Red Dog Operations creates sustainable waste removal process and recycling program
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When Johanna Salatas arrived at Teck’s Red Dog Operations, she discovered most of her colleagues were concerned about the limited and outdated options available to dispose of waste: burial in the landfill or incineration. Relying on the landfill wasn’t a sustainable long-term option, and incinerating high volumes of trash contributed to greenhouse gas emissions.

Open Space, Increased Fleet Efficiency, and Water Education Are Highlights of Connecticut Water Service’s Updated Corporate Sustainability Report

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April 22, 2019 — Connecticut Water Service, Inc., today announced the availability of the company’s updated 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report (CSR). The update demonstrates the company’s progress and milestones in achieving its environmental and social goals.

Accenture Publishes 2018 Corporate Citizenship Report

Company strengthens commitment to reduce environmental impact and progresses toward its Skills to Succeed and gender-balanced workforce goals
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NEW YORK, April 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has published its 2018 Corporate Citizenship Report, which details how the company innovates to improve the way the world works and lives.
 
“As the pace of innovation disrupts what it means to be a responsible business, organizations must take a leadership role in positively contributing to society at a scale that makes a difference,” said Laurence Morvan, Accenture’s corpora

Recycle IT Day: How Cisco Tackles E-Waste

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Global e-scrap dumping—it’s a serious environmental and public health issue. To help address this critical concern, Cisco hosts Recycle IT Day every year, and has done so since 2002. Around the world, Cisco locations act as collection points for employees to drop off e-scrap like end-of-life electronics from their home or work to be recycled by Cisco, free of charge.

National Bank of Kuwait Takes Extensive Steps Towards Becoming a Middle East Corporate Sustainability Leader

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April 22, 2019

Kuwait City – National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) launched its third annual Sustainability Report today, in alignment with the guidelines from the Kuwait National Development Plan (KNDP), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG), the Boursa Kuwait voluntary sustainability disclosure guide and the Equator Principles.

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