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Scotiabank Proudly Supports the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure

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TORONTO, February 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank today proudly announced its support of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

Our Food Journey™

Our Food Journey™ is inspired not only by the food we make, but by the difference we can make in this world.
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Our belief is that good business and good stewardship go hand in hand.

Given our role in helping to feed America and the world for over 125 years, we know that building social value and creating economic value are not competing goals. For us, there is no daylight between good citizenship and good business.

Republic Services Recognized as One of the World’s Most Sustainable Companies in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook 2018

Company Honored with Gold Class Award, a Ranking Achieved by Only Eight North American Companies
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PHOENIX, February 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that the Company has been recognized with the Gold Class Award in the recently released 2018 RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook, a comprehensive ranking of the world’s most sustainable companies. Only eight North American companies achieved this top-tier status, and Republic is the sole recycling and solid waste services provider to earn the Gold Class standing.

Costa Cruises to Halve Food Waste on Board Its Ships Thanks to the “4GOODFOOD” Program

The program, a first for global shipping, starts with the shipboard food preparation process and also engages Costa's guests and crew members
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MILAN, February 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Costa Cruises has today unveiled its 4GOODFOOD program, whose aim is to halve food waste on board the Italian company's ships by 2020.

Kate Remsen Inspires a Greener Viacom With “Eco-Lodeon”

by Lisa Di Venuta
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Orange is the new green at Nickelodeon—at least, according to Kate Remsen, Burbank-based project coordinator, avid environmentalist and founder of Viacom’s West Coast “Eco-Lodeon” initiatives.

Remsen came to Viacom in 2013 as a Comedy Central intern while studying film and television at Loyola Marymount University. After graduation, she began working as executive assistant to David Steinberg, the senior vice president of animation production at Nickelodeon. “I always wanted to work in entertainment,” said Remsen.

Super Bowl LII Catalyzes Zero-Waste Legacy

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This weekend, the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis will attract over 66,000 people for the Super Bowl – not to mention the 100 million viewers who will be watching across the country.

Diversity and Teamwork Drive Innovation

“Our teamwork, both regionally and globally, results in solutions that are much greater than if one region worked alone.”
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By Hassan Rmaile, Vice President, Global Research & Development, Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials

Back in August this year I attended the opening of our Innovation and Knowledge Center in Pune, India - an expansion of our facilities to celebrate our 20 year anniversary in the country.  The center is one of 7 global Innovation and Knowledge centers, each of which represent the specific needs of their region as well as having unique perspectives and specialist material science expertise.  

An Unlikely Alliance: Why Paper Users and Paper Purchasers Can Be Among the Most Influential Forest Preservationists

"There is a fine balance between the need to conserve forests and the very real role they play as a resource to our economy."
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*This content originally appeared as a special guest blog post for the Rainforest Alliance.

New Regulations in California Brought More Haulers into the Food Recovery World

By Cole Rosengren, Waste Dive
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In the nearly two years since California's commercial organics diversion mandate took effect, it has created unique opportunities for waste and recycling service providers to step outside their comfort zones. For Republic Services, that has meant partnering with food recovery organizations and advising customers about donation potential when conducting waste assessments. Last year, the company facilitated the recovery of more than 300 tons of edible food.

Continue reading on Waste Dive.

New Avery Dennison ClearIntent™ Portfolio Enables Sustainability Improvements

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OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands, January 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As part of its ambitious 2025 sustainability goals, Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has created a new portfolio designed to enable customers choose products that can help to make a positive environmental impact.

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