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Progressing Towards the Sustainable Development Goals with Sands ECO360

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The United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have unified the world in creating a shared vision for people and planet, both now and into the future. This call to action brings governments and businesses together to tackle pressing global issues.

Finding New Life for Single-Use Biopharma Plastic Waste

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The picnic table at which you’re enjoying your summer BBQ may have been a plastic glove, shoe cover or chemical container involved in the manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals in its past life.

Reporting Drives Corporate Change to Achieve SDGs

Can private sector participation in the SDGs unlock more sustainable business practices?
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July 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ An ambitious project has been launched to explore how the private sector can actively contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – and what the role of reporting and partnerships is to support this process.

Interview With Carol Nissen, Environmental Engineer

Emphasizing the diversity of options in STEM careers
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Carol Nissen is a professional engineer and geologist who specializes in brownfields redevelopment. She joined Tetra Tech in 1997 and applies her years of experience to the environmental management market. Carol first earned a B.S. in Geology from the University of Illinois and then returned to school to earn her M.S. in Environmental Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology after her inspiring first job out of college.

Scotiabank Boosting Sustainability Commitment with Closing of Inaugural Green Bond Offering

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TORONTO, July 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS or the Bank) announced today the closing of its inaugural USD 500 million 3.5-year Green Bond offering (the Green Bonds), boosting its commitment to Sustainable Business and creating a better future for all.

Secret Montreal Lab Makes Used Plastic New Again

By Kris Abel
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A secret Montreal laboratory has developed a breakthrough technology that may help save the planet – and keep your local taxes low at the same time.

While you dutifully separate household waste into a rainbow of colorful recycling bins, many cities aren’t able to recycle household plastics any more. Calgary recently found itself holding 1,400 tonnes of plastics — with nowhere to send them.

National Grid Offers Safety, Energy-Saving Tips Ahead of Forecasted Weekend of High Temperatures in Upstate New York

Customers are reminded that extended heat, humidity can cause heat stress
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July 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The heat is on through the weekend across upstate New York with forecasters calling for a run of high temperatures and humidity in the region. While electricity supply to the area is adequate, National Grid has increased overnight and weekend staffing and will continue to closely monitor the weather, electricity demand and system reliability. We also offer the following safety and energy-efficiency tips to help customers beat the heat.  

Developing Future Leaders Through Nonprofit Board and Community Service

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July 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Companies and their investors recognize the imperative to develop leaders to create and implement effective sustainability strategies. The challenge is providing meaningful and productive opportunities for employees to grow skills and experience to advance sustainability.

Speaker Interview: Rodolfo Nervi, VP Global Safety, Quality & Sustainability, Bacardi

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Rodolfo answers 6 short questions at #RBSEU 2020

  • You recently announced a goal to be the world’s most environmentally responsible spirits company. What does this entail and how will you measure your success?

  • You are looking to halve your Scope 1 and 2 GHG by 2025. How are you progressing?

  • What have been the most challenging aspects to meeting this goal? What could others learn?

  • You’ve set a target to ensure all packaging is recyclable as part of your net-zero ambition, what are you doing to reduce packaging use?

Calor Publishes 2018 Responsible Business Review

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Calor Gas Ltd – Britain’s leading supplier of bulk and bottled LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) has today published its 2018 Responsible Business Review.

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