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AkzoNobel's New Business Models Driving Fresh Approaches to Sustainability

Sustainability has long been embedded in everything we do at AkzoNobel – it has become an integral part of the way we do business. As the world changes, however, our approach to sustainability adapts, improves and changes with it.
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For example, being sustainable today goes far beyond simply generating more sustainable product solutions. Truly innovative companies are embracing ever-evolving business models that offer a clear link to longer term economic success.

So there’s now a much stronger focus on developing sustainable business models across the value chain – with both private and public sector partners. It’s a new way of thinking which is stimulating fresh approaches to service delivery and partnerships, as well as driving leadership in market transition.

AkzoNobel – Creating Life’s Essentials

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Our latest company film, highlighting how we create everyday essentials to make people’s lives more liveable and inspiring.

View the complete digital 2016 AkzoNobel Report here 

MetLife Foundation and Sesame Workshop Bring Financial Empowerment Initiative to Families in Kumamoto

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TOKYO, June 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, introduced “Dream, Save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Everyone” to Kumamoto children and their families at the Hiroyasu Nishi Elementary School on June 2-3.

History Colorado Center Showcases Arrow Electronics’ SAM Car

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Colorado-based global technology company Arrow Electronics showcased its Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM Car) project last month at the History Colorado Center in Denver. The Arrow SAM car was displayed near the Fritchle car company exhibit that celebrates the innovative 1914 Fritchle electric car built in Denver.

Weatherford's Business Transparency and Ethics

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We hold ourselves to the highest standards and emphasize the importance of integrity in all we do.

WE RESPECT OUR PEOPLE, OUR PLANET,

AND EVERY PERSPECTIVE AND CONTRIBUTION

We work in a way that reflects positively on our Company and the communities we serve.

Walmart | A Message From Our Chief Sustainability Officer

Over the past 30 years, global prosperity has increased by many measures.
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Over the past 30 years, global prosperity has increased by many measures. Life expectancy, school enrollment and access to drinking water are up and technology has opened new doors for billions of people. Yet at the same time this progress occurs, growing population, globalization and technological disruption have created new social and environmental challenges. Inequality is increasing in many countries, while water supply, forests, air quality, biodiversity and our climate are under unprecedented pressure.

Report: Closing the Loop on the Circular Economy

Ethical Corporation releases complimentary 20-page briefing on the circular economy, featuring case studies from Smurfit Kappa, Timberland, Toyota and Jaguar.
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Call for Nominations: GRI’s Governance

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Inclusiveness and multi-stakeholder representation are foundational features of GRI, fundamental to form a global perspective and advance our mission towards sustainable development. This is thoroughly reflected in our governance structure: every year we renew our search for global representation and a broad range of perspectives to enable us to carry out our mission. 

Walmart Global Responsibility Report Message From CEO Doug McMillon

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"We want to make a difference, and we want to be a trusted retailer that customers, associates, communities and shareholders are proud of."

Doug McMillon
Chief Executive Officer
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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"We want to make a difference, and we want to be a trusted retailer that customers, associates, communities and shareholders are proud of."

Doug McMillon
Chief Executive Officer
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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