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Saving Energy, Reducing Carbon Emissions

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Earning the right to operate is a responsibility Eastman takes very seriously. We understand that even the smallest action can have a lasting effect. Therefore, managing resources responsibly and preserving the ecosystem are top priorities.

The Eastman Equation: Challenge + Partner + Eastman = Impact

Kimberly-Clark Recognized at SBA Singapore for its Commitment to Sustainable Business

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Kimberly-Clark and its employees in Asia Pacific received two honors at the Sustainable Business Awards (SBA) Singapore for its sustainable business best-practices in the areas of waste productivity and water management.

What a Sustainable Business Looks Like – Erb Institute Professor Sara Soderstrom Comments on Brewery Vivant

U-M Alum: Brewery Vivant Sustains People, Planet, Profit
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BY GRETA GUEST

ANN ARBOR—When Kris Spaulding started Brewery Vivant, she did so mindful of the possibilities to create a sustainable business with inspiration sparked at the University of Michigan.

“At Michigan, I developed a more well-rounded perspective of what it means to be a good citizen of the world,” she said.

Committed to Sustainability

EIB Group¹ Sustainability report 2017
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When the Treaty of Rome entered into force on 1 January 1958, the European Investment Bank was founded. In the 60 years since then, the EIB has contributed significantly to making Europe more open, innovative and sustainable.

PODCAST: How an Indonesian Coconut Plantation Inspired Mars’ “Aha Moment” on Sustainability

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You likely know Mars as the company behind M&M’s, Pedigree dog food, and Uncle Ben’s Rice. But Mars is also known for environmental leadership. In this episode, EDF’s Tom Murray chats with Mars Chief Sustainability and Chief Procurement Officer Barry Parkin on setting—and meeting—big climate goals.

“I suddenly got a sense of our impact on the planet. I immediately became intrigued, and then slightly overwhelmed, with the sustainability challenges we faced” says Barry Parkin of his visit to a coconut supplier in Indonesia.

How Rising Temps in DFW Lead to a Data-Driven Solution

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Listening closely to our clients. Digging deeper to understand their goals and challenges. Collaborating with them on innovative solutions. These are critical to our business success – and guide our approach to community relationships.

When our partners at Texas Trees Foundation told us about rising temperatures in Dallas – and the associated effects on public health, infrastructure and the local economy – we listened. Then we funded a comprehensive urban heat island study to learn more.

Timberland Joins Rotary Peacebuilding Summit to Share Insights on Collaborative Cross-Sector Partnerships

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Timberland recently joined Rotary members and leaders from around the world in Toronto at the Rotary Peacebuilding Summit, part of the 109th annual Rotary International Convention. The Summit marked the culmination of a series of presidential peacebuilding conferences held since February in different locations around the world.

Hanes and Alternative Launch New National Park Foundation Collections

HanesBrands partnership will involve multiple brands and generate $4 million for conservation efforts
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands, a socially responsible manufacturer and marketer of leading everyday basic apparel, has introduced its first line of Hanes women’s apparel and a unisex collection from Alternative in collaboration with the National Park Foundation.

Verizon Is Helping Cities Improve Their Quality of Life Through Technology Solutions

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From population growth to rapid urbanization, cities are facing new challenges to maintaining high standards of livability, resiliency and sustainability. Victoria Dower and the Smart Communities team at Verizon are identifying and delivering solutions. 

Opportunities to Procure Renewable Power in India

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With the increasing appeal of renewable energy deployment to reduce the environmental footprint and power costs, a new industry guide sheds light on approaches to renewable energy procurement in India for corporate buyers.

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