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Sappi Reduces Solid Waste for Fifth Consecutive Year

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The following offers a view of our annual performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.

Learn More About How Sappi Reduces Water Consumption

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The following offers a view of our annual performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.

See How Sappi Improved Its Emissions Last Year

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The following offers a view of our annual performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.

Sappi North America continues to operate well below permitted emissions levels associated with on-site energy production in the combined heat and power plants at our Cloquet, Somerset and Westbrook mills.

A Fully Recyclable Mattress by Auping and DSM-Niaga

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Royal Auping and DSM-Niaga developed a completely redesigned mattress. Every component of the new modular design can be separated easily and is fully recyclable for re-use in a new mattress.

DSM's Akulon RePurposed: From Discarded Fishing Nets to High-End Materials

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DSM and Starboard transform discarded fishing nets into high-end surfboard components and contribute to cleaner oceans, litter-free beaches and jobs for local communities.

Government of Ghana Launches First of Its Kind Public-Private Partnership With Novartis to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of People With Sickle Cell Disease

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  • Memorandum of Understanding signed between Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana and global medicines company Novartis
  • Partnership to include the establishment of treatment guidelines, newborn screening, centers of excellence and the availability of accessible treatment options in line with the global standards of care
  • 15 000 babies are born with sickle cell disease every year in Ghana1
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  • Memorandum of Understanding signed between Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana and global medicines company Novartis
  • Partnership to include the establishment of treatment guidelines, newborn screening, centers of excellence and the availability of accessible treatment options in line with the global standards of care
  • 15 000 babies are born with sickle cell disease every year in Ghana1

For the 8th Consecutive Year, Schneider Electric Is Proud to Be Recognized by the CDP Climate Change a List for Spearheading Corporate Action Against Climate Change

Besides being the only industrial company on CDP A List for 8 years in a row, Schneider Electric also helps more than 100 clients to reach the same score
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Schneider Electric has been highlighted as a global leader on corporate climate action for the 8th consecutive year by environmental impact non-profit CDP, achieving a place on the CDP Climate Change A List.

Diode Ventures to Support Google’s Carbon Free Energy Profile Effort in Taiwan

The innovative renewable energy project will add up to 10 MW solar PV to the technology leader’s clean energy portfolio in Asia
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Diode Ventures, a Black & Veatch company, announce they have been selected to finance and develop a solar farm of up to 10-megawatt (MW) in Tainan City, Taiwan that will help expand Google’s position as the world’s largest purchaser of renewable energy.

General Mills Recognized as Global Leader in Corporate Sustainability

General Mills joins an elite group to receive an ‘A’ grade for both climate change and water security by global non-profit CDP
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MINNEAPOLIS, January 22, 2019 /3BL Media/- Today, General Mills announced it has been recognized as a global leader in corporate sustainability by environmental impact non-profit CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) achieving a place on the CDP ‘A List’ for both climate change and water security - two out of three environmental themes covered by CDP scores. General Mills is one of only two companies in the food sector around the globe to receive a score of “A” in both Climate Change and Water Security.

BIER Member Spotlight: Kim Marotta

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The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) highlights their members' beverage industry sustainability insights and ideas in their BIER Member Spotlight series on a monthly basis. These spotlights include their answers to questions about their company's sustainability achievements and strategy, practical insights from BIER, interesting facts, and more.

This month's BIER Member Spotlights focuses on Kim Marotta, Global Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility at Molson Coors and participant in BIER's Water working group.

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