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Back to Basics: Recycling Is as Easy as 1, 2, 3

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Do you find recycling confusing? If so, you’re not alone! According to a 2020 survey by OnePoll, one of the biggest barriers preventing people from recycling is a lack of understanding. Approximately 26% of survey respondents admitted they don’t know what materials can and cannot be recycled. 

GRI and SASB Reporting 'Complement Each Other'

Practical guide shares experiences of using both sets of standards together
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April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Joint research from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) explores the experiences of companies that use the two sets of standards together to fulfil their reporting needs.

Fifth Third Joins Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials; Commitment Furthers Bank's Leadership in Environmental Sustainability

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CINCINNATI, April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Fifth Third today announces that it has joined the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF), the latest in a series of steps taken by Fifth Third to understand and measure its own climate impact. Earlier this year, Fifth Third announced that it achieved carbon neutrality for its operations under Scope 1, Scope 2 and business travel under Scope 3 emissions.

Alexion Launches 2020 CSR Report Written From Employee Perspective

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Alexion, a global biopharmaceutical company (NASDAQ: ALXN), is committed to all the communities we engage with including patients, caregivers and their families; our valued employees and future talent; our neighbors around the world; investors; patient organizations; suppliers; business partners and others. This collective passion comes to life in our 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, Dear Communities, which is written from the first-person perspective of Alexion employees.

Alexion CEO Ludwig Hantson embodies the personal tone in his opening words:

BAE Systems Publishes Its 2020 Integrated Annual Report

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Sustainability is important to us and to all our stakeholders. At BAE Systems we serve, supply and protect those who serve and protect us, in a corporate culture that is performance driven and values led. Our sustainability agenda supports this purpose and our important role in society by reducing the environmental impacts of our operations and products, valuing and developing our people, making a positive social and economic contribution to our communities, developing innovative technologies and collaborating with our supply chains.

Project Canary Receives Series A Funding From Leading Venture Capital Firms

Quantum Energy Partners, Global Reserve Group and Energy Impact Partners to fund Denver-based emissions monitoring and data startup as ESG-driven market for Responsibly Sourced Gas grows
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DENVER, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Quantum Energy Partners (QEP), Global Reserve Group (GRG) and Energy Impact Partners (EIP) have invested $10 million in Project Canary, a Denver-based B-Corp (approval pending), focused on delivering independent, trusted, continuous emissions monitoring and environmental, social, governance (ESG) data across the energy, manufacturing, and waste management sectors.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

CNH Industrial Promotes Good Water Stewardship

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CNH Industrial N.V. is committed to optimizing the usage of water across all of its global facilities and has set the ambitious target of reducing the volume of water used by each manufacturing plant by 24% by 2022 vs the 2014 baseline. A number of initiatives have been implemented across the Company’s 66 global production facilities, including recycling wastewater either for reuse during the production process or more broadly within its manufacturing plants’ campuses.

Investing in Society's Corporate Purpose

By André Solórzano, Senior Manager, Data Insights
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Investing in Society is the authoritative source to assess the corporate sector’s progress toward being increasingly purpose and stakeholder-driven. CECP’s assessment combines rigorous analysis with research, trends, and cases from the ESG landscape, examined through the lens of CECP’s engagements with more than 200 of the world’s leading companies.

New Publication from CGF Forest Positive Coalition Illustrates Consumer Goods Companies' Collective Strategy for Driving End to Commodity-Driven Deforestation

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PARIS, 31 March 2021 — Six months after being officially launched at New York Climate Week, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has published its first-ever report,  “Taking Root: Embarking on the Forest Positive Journey,” which offers a comprehensive illustration of the Coalition’s strategy to lead cross-sector efforts

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