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World Water Week and Creating Tomorrow

WBCSD's Sustain Newsletter | August 2017
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80% of our water currently goes back into the environment untreated. We have to get serious about reducing, reusing and recycling water.

Six Reasons to Attend Opportunity Forward

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This year's Corporate Citizenship Conference, Opportunity Forward, will bring together business leaders across sectors to discuss how the business community – together with their partners – can take action in creating solutions that drive us forward.

Here are six reasons to register today for Opportunity Forward:

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This five-day certificate program will provide you with the strategic tools and skills to advance your career, connections, and business success
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Whether you are starting your journey or are an experienced professional, a certificate in corporate citizenship can help you advance your career, connections, and business success.
 

Lunchbox Inspiration for Adding Fair Trade to Your Back to School Routine

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On average, parents will pack over 170 lunches for their child in one school year. That's a lot of sandwhiches! With the help of Fair Trade, you can turn every single one of those lunches into an opportunity to improve the world, and support the people who make our food.

To help get you inspired, we've teamed up with some friends to highlight a few fun ways to add Fair Trade Certified goodies to your kid's lunchbox.

Leadership Lessons Come from All Walks of Life at 2017 WLC

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Whether you are a student, entrepreneur, experienced manager or just embarking on a career path, there was a place for you at the 2017 Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC).

Hosted by The MGM Resorts Foundation and held at the MGM Grand Conference Center on August 7-8, the sold-out 11th Annual WLC was open to women (and men) of all ethnicities, professions and social backgrounds, locally and nationally.

Schneider Electric Livestream: The Disruptive Power of Innovation

Envisioning a sustainable future through innovation
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Digitization has created unprecedented global connectivity — from corporate sites down to individual pieces of technology. Steve Wilhite, Senior Vice President at Schneider Electric, will discuss how this innovation disrupts the way organizations currently strategize their energy and sustainability programs. The event will be livestreamed from the company’s Energy & Sustainability Perspectives Summit, a gathering of more than 200 industry leaders.

5 Ways To Go Back To School With Fair Trade

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The school year is upon us. While some of us are getting into a new groove and (if we’re still on top of it) packing lunches and planning outfits the night before, the rest of us are still tying up those odds and ends on our back-to-school shopping list.

Natalia Adler: Building – and Using – Data Collaboratives to Help Children

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Natalia Adler describes herself as a problem-solver, not a data scientist. When she came to work at UNICEF’s New York headquarters after seven years in Nicaragua and Mozambique, she joined the data research and policy division. “I immediately saw that, even though we do all sorts of data work, we were behind on the data science component,” says Adler, now a data, research, and policy manager at UNICEF (The United Nations Children’s Fund). “And if you want to make progress on that front, you need to access to big data – however, most relevant datasets sit with corporations.”

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