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Mergers Are Coming: How to Manage ESG Through the M&A Process

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By: Laura Gitman, Chief Operating Officer, BSR, and Aimee Louise Bataclan, Manager, Communications and Marketing, BSR

We are living through a time of tremendous external disruption, technological innovation, and increased political, social, and climate risk. As a result of this ongoing disruption, we are seeing increased mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity as companies seek to buy into the latest innovation, to disrupt the competition—or to prevent being disrupted by the competition.

Hess Corporation Shows Continued ESG Commitment and Progress in 2018 Sustainability Report

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  • On track to meet its 2020 targets to decrease flaring and greenhouse gas emission intensities from operated assets by 50% and 25%, respectively, from 2014 levels
  • Has reduced its workforce recordable incident rate by 23% over the past 5 years
  • Carbon asset risk assessment confirmed resilience of Hess portfolio in transition to a lower-carbon economy using the International Energy Agency’s Sustainable Development Scenario

HP Inc.'s 2018 Sustainable Impact Report

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HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone everywhere—every person, every organization, and every community around the globe.

About this report
This report includes HP’s performance data through FY2018 (which ended October 31, 2018), unless stated otherwise. It also describes HP’s Sustainable Impact policies, programs, and goals.

The Secret Life of Waste: Uncovering Recycling Opportunities at Las Vegas Sands Resorts

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What happens to a paper coffee cup, plastic straw, or a disposable utensil once it has served its purpose? These are the conversations Las Vegas Sands is having with restaurants, internal stakeholders, decision makers, and 50,000 Team Members globally. 

UN Global Compact Bulletin (June 2019)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look at this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look at this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

Infographic: HP Inc.'s 2018 Sustainable Impact Report Results

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HP announces 2018 Sustainable Impact Report results that seek to create lasting, positive change for the planet, its people, and communities.

Download the full infographic here and see their results. 

Prudential Financial Sustainability Report Details Financial Resilience, Responsible Impact

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July 9, 2019 — Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) released its 2018 sustainability report, detailing how the company supports its four building blocks of long-term vitality: financial sustainability, customer focus, investing in people and responsible impact.

2018 Sustainability Report Details GM’s Drive for Safer, Better, More Sustainable Personal Mobility

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June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today released “Transformation in Progress,” its ninth annual sustainability report to update employees, investors, policymakers, advocacy groups and customers on the aggressive moves the company made in 2018 to achieve its vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion. The report also extensively covers GM’s drive to build a world-class, inclusive and customer-focused culture with strong corporate governance and transparency.

Sappi Collaborates With University of Maine on Innovative Paper Applications

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New devices made from patterned release paper— for use in biotechnical applications—were included as one of five discoveries showcased at the University of Maine earlier this year, as part of their Maine Innovation, Research and Technology Accelerator (MIRTA) program. The innovative devices were developed in partnership with Sappi’s Westbrook Technology Center. MIRTA is a 16-week program that guides participants through customer discovery, market analysis, intellectual property analysis, and the development of a business model.

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