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MilliporeSigma Tech Talk: Biopharma Recycling Program

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See how we're changing the way the world looks at single-use waste with the Biopharma Recycling Program. For more information, visit our website. 

Time for Trash Talk: GRI Waste Standard Out for Public Comment

Waste reporting disclosures being developed by GRI
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May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In the face of a growing global waste crisis, new corporate reporting disclosures are being developed by GRI to help organizations better understand and communicate their waste impacts.

International recognition of the need for action on waste is increasing. The scale of the issue – from the effect of plastics in marine ecosystems to the mounting disconnect between food waste generation and global hunger – illustrate why businesses and other organizations need to play their part by improving waste management practices.

Ceres Applauds U.S. House Leaders for Bill to Keep U.S. in the Paris Agreement

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BOSTON, April 30, 2019 /3BL Media/— The sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for bringing to a vote a new bill aimed at keeping the U.S. as a participant in the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. This will be the first climate bill to be voted on in the U.S. House in the last 10 years.

“This will be a pivotal moment for policy action on climate change in Washington,” said Anne Kelly, vice president of government relations at Ceres.

AEG Facilities Venues Celebrate Earth Month

STAPLES Center, Oracle Arena, KFC Yum! Center and more host sustainability-focused events in local communities to celebrate Earth Month
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Throughout the month of April, AEG Facilities venues around the United States hosted a variety of sustainability-focused events in their local communities in celebration of Earth Month and AEG’s commitment to reducing its environmental impact.

Through AEG 1EARTH, the company’s industry-leading sustainability program, AEG Facilities staff planted trees, built gardens, cleaned trails and stretches of highway, collected e-waste and more.

Consumers Energy | Bright Future Blooms

Pipeline restoration work creates new habitat for bees, butterflies
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Tom Hess has worked with many companies during his 28-year career as an environmental inspector.

In many cases, Hess has experienced clients who tolerate his environmental recommendations, or do only what’s required — often with pressure.

Thus, Hess wasn’t sure what to expect when he proposed spending extra money to restore construction areas on a major natural gas pipeline project for Michigan-based Consumers Energy. He suggested using seed mix containing native grasses and wildflowers to attract bees, butterflies and other pollinators losing habitat across the country.

EarthChoice Ambassadors - Better Employees. Stronger Communities

Domtar employees across North America share their reasons why the EarthChoice Ambassador program is a source of pride and a positive influence on their communities.
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EarthChoice Ambassadors

As part of our caring values, we regularly give to educational initiatives, sustainability programs and efforts to improve the health and wellness of our neighbors. Our EarthChoice Ambassador program further reinforces this concept.

Cisco Connects to the Conservation Cause

By Ruba Borno, Vice President of Growth Initiatives & Chief of Staff to CEO
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When you work at Cisco, you’re surrounded by a workforce of dedicated global problem solvers. That’s who we are at our core. From addressing our customers’ greatest business challenges to accelerating solutions that benefit our local communities and the planet—we’re dedicated to moving the needle every day.

Verizon Honored With Arbor Day Foundation’s Friend of the Forest Award

Arbor Day Foundation Award Recognizes Commitment to Using Trees in Sustainability Goals
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LINCOLN, Neb., May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Verizon has been awarded the Friend of the Forest award, which recognizes a corporation and its leaders for their commitment to using trees and forests to achieve corporate sustainability goals and targets. The award will be presented on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at a tree planting event on Verizon’s corporate campus in Southlake, Texas.

PayPal’s 2018 Global Impact Report

By Dan Schulman, President and CEO, PayPal
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At PayPal, we are focused on creating inclusive economic opportunities for as many people and as many businesses as possible. We strive to create a world where everyone has access to the tools, resources, and opportunities they need to improve their financial health and participate in the global economy. To fulfill our mission, we work to maximize the positive impact of our business and to be a responsible, transparent, and sustainable corporate citizen on behalf of all of our stakeholders. And, we take these commitments seriously.

Duke Energy: Cleaner Energy Mix Can Be Affordable, Too

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  • Electric prices in its six states remain below the national average for all customer classes
  • Almost 38 percent of the company’s energy mix is carbon-free
  • Renewable energy generation grew 11 percent last year
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  • Electric prices in its six states remain below the national average for all customer classes
  • Almost 38 percent of the company’s energy mix is carbon-free
  • Renewable energy generation grew 11 percent last year

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