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Ingersoll Rand Awarded Leadership Status in CDP’s Annual Climate Change Report

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DAVIDSON, N.C., November 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The annual Global Climate Change Report from CDP awarded Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, leadership status with a final letter grade of A-. The report and grading award is based on analysis of the current state of corporate climate action.

Sustainable Businesses Can Unlock More Than US$1 Trillion in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2030

Key market “hotspots” in food and agriculture, energy, cities and health could also generate up to 24 million new jobs across the region
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Business leaders and entrepreneurs can unlock new market opportunities worth more than US$1 trillion and generate up to 24 million jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) by 2030 through sustainable business models, according to Better Business, Better World LAC, a new report released today by the Business & Sustainable Development Commission (BSDC).

Affordable v. Eco-Friendly: You Shouldn’t Have to Choose

Wouldn’t it be great if you could just walk into a store and be confident the items you purchased were produced in a way that had the least amount of impact on the planet?
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By Zach Freeze, Walmart Senior Director, Sustainability

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By Zach Freeze, Walmart Senior Director, Sustainability

Survey: Business Water Management Efforts Are Still a Drop in the Bucket

Ecolab opens Water University to help companies accelerate their progress
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NAPERVILLE, Ill., October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - By the year 2030, water demand is expected to exceed sustainable supply by 40 percent, but only 42 percent of respondents from a recent survey conducted by Ecolab and GreenBiz Group cited water management as a strategic corporate initiative. According to the research, 82 percent of the 184 large businesses surveyed say they are not sufficiently using advanced tools and technologies to better manage their water use.

Putting Food on Our Plates Requires a Staggering Amount of Resources

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Putting food on our plates requires a staggering amount of resources- land, water and energy. It's time to make every resource count. Unseal the opportunities at SealedAir.com/Insights

Pentair Celebrates Energy Efficiency Day

Energy-efficient pool pumps have surpassed energy savings of 12 billion kilowatt hours
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In honor of Energy Efficiency Day, October 5, 2017, global water company Pentair is celebrating energy savings of 12.7 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) since 2005 with its energy efficient pool pumps—helping prevent the release of 8.9 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2), the equivalent of 21.3 billon car-driven miles.* With its continued commitment and leadership in manufacturing energy efficient pool pumps, Pentair has been recognized by the U.S.

ASEAN Foresters Need Closer Integration

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Representatives of several ASEAN member states agreed that closer integration of community forestry across the region would help to improve farmers’ livelihoods, trade and environmental management.

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Representatives of several ASEAN member states agreed that closer integration of community forestry across the region would help to improve farmers’ livelihoods, trade and environmental management.

Unsealing Value in a Sustainable E-commerce Supply Chain

Big picture thinking is essential for success.
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It started and ended with a sock puppet. In 1999, the Pets.com mascot let pet owners know that they no longer needed to trek to their local store to buy pet supplies. Instead, they could order online and have them delivered to their doorstep for free. 

Creating New Green Growth By Dodging The Landfill

by Selina Juul
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This joint article is written for Huff Post by Selina Juul, Champion 12.3 and Founder of Stop Wasting Food movement and Flemming Besenbacher, Chairman of Carlsberg A /S, The Carlsberg Foundation and The Tuborg Foundation

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This joint article is written for Huff Post by Selina Juul, Champion 12.3 and Founder of Stop Wasting Food movement and Flemming Besenbacher, Chairman of Carlsberg A /S, The Carlsberg Foundation and The Tuborg Foundation

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