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Hell No, Kraft Heinz! Hell Yes, Business For Good!

Unilever CEO Paul Polman's rebuff of an unsolicited offer was an act in favor of business for good, but can corporate commitments to sustainability withstand shareholder demands?
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Sustainability icon and Unilever CEO Paul Polman made his feelings crystal clear on the unsolicited merger offer last week by Kraft Heinz, backed by the Brazilian cost-cutters at 3G Capital and their partner Warren Buffett:  the proposed deal, Unilever said, “had no merit, either financial or strategic.”  Ouch.

For the Love of Luck - An Orvis Dog's Story

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Some dogs are special - the way they soldier through the ups and downs, how they bring tail-thumping optimism to our day, the way they make us better people. For Nancy Mackinnon, Luck’s mom, “It’s an amazing experience to go through a lifetime with a dog.”

Kids Cook Fresh Contest

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Whole Kids Foundation is on a mission to help kids eat better and enjoy it! Established as a 501(c) 3 organization by Whole Foods Market in 2011, we believe that real food should taste good and be good for you. This fall, we are delighted to launch a kids cooking contest to spark culinary curiosity for budding junior chefs, allowing families to spend quality time together in the kitchen. 

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Whole Kids Foundation is on a mission to help kids eat better and enjoy it! Established as a 501(c) 3 organization by Whole Foods Market in 2011, we believe that real food should taste good and be good for you. This fall, we are delighted to launch a kids cooking contest to spark culinary curiosity for budding junior chefs, allowing families to spend quality time together in the kitchen. 

Trane and GWCCA Unveil Convention Center Upgrades Expected to Reduce Energy Use by More Than a Third

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Atlanta, March 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Leaders from Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) unveiled upgrades to the Atlanta convention center this week which are expected to cut energy costs and reduce the centers carbon footprint by 39 percent annually, saving more than $2.5 million in the first year alone.

Ingersoll Rand to Discuss Communicating Climate Solutions at Climate Leadership Conference

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Chicago, March 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Scott Tew, executive director, Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, will speak with a global audience of climate, energy and sustainability professionals to address climate change through policy, innovation and business solutions at the Climate Leadership Conference. The event is scheduled to take place March 1-3 in Chicago.

MetLife is First U.S. Insurer to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

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NEW YORK, March 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) recently announced that it has achieved its 2015 goal of carbon neutrality, becoming the first U.S.-based insurer to do so.

MetLife achieved carbon neutrality by integrating sustainability and energy efficiency best practices across the company’s global operations, and then offsetting the remainder of emissions through investments in carbon mitigation projects around the world.

Living Out a Passion for Legwear

Donia's Story - Meet the people behind Gildan apparel
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Meet Donia Isidean, our Director of Product Development & Sourcing, for our legwear division in Canada. Donia has spent over 16 years growing her passion for legwear, from product development, sourcing and purchasing to marketing and merchandising. Donia can tell you everything about socks and hosiery, right from choosing the yarn combination, to the final packaging steps.

CEOs Align on the Long-Term Business Imperative: Leaders Must Watch Today’s Business & Political Issues, but are Responsible for Tomorrow’s Social Issues

12th Annual Board of Boards Concludes in New York City
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NEW YORK, February 27, 2017 /3BL Media/​ - Sixty CEOs who are a part of CECP: The CEO Force for Good–a coalition of leading companies that collectively represent $7 trillion in annual revenue–met at CECP’s 12th annual Board of Boards to examine critical success factors in building the business for the long-term. Key takeaways from this closed-door session included:

Carnival Corporation’s Exhaust Gas Cleaning Technology Installed on 60 Percent of Fleet

World’s largest leisure travel company on track to expand its breakthrough environmental technology to more than 85 vessels across its global fleet through 2020
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MIAMI, February 28, 2017 – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced it has completed the installation and certification of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) on an industry-leading 60 ships across its brands.

Cone Communications’ “Prove Your Purpose” Recognized As Top Sustainability Newsletter

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BOSTON, February 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cone Communications, a public relations and marketing agency, is proud to announce that its CSR focused newsletter, “Prove Your Purpose”, has been recognized as a Top Sustainability Newsletter by Triple Pundit alongside other major publications suc

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