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Just Released: Voluntary Renewable Energy in the Northeast United States

A series of policy briefs evaluating the opportunities and challenges of designing policy solutions that encourage the growth of clean energy in the Northeast
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Voluntary and Corporate Renewable Energy in the Northeast United States: Barriers and Opportunities for Growth
Focusing on voluntary renewable energy in the Northeast United States, this brief explains the current and potential value of voluntary renewable energy to meet state goals in the region, and identifies key barriers to renewable energy development to meet voluntary and corporate demand and potential opportunities and solutions for overcoming them. Download

Sustainable Brands: Americans Want Brands to Help Them Live The Good Life

80% of consumers are loyal to businesses that help them live The Good Life
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ –  Sustainable Brands®, in conjunction with Harris Poll and Carol Cone On Purpose and supported by Ketchum, recently released a comprehensive new report, Enabling the Good Life.

Balancing Modern Power: The Convergence of Natural Gas and the Electric Market

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One might think the proliferation of renewables would spell the demise of natural gas, but market leaders know that gas-fired generation will continue to play an important role even as an influx of renewable energy reshapes the American power landscape.

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Listen Now: GRI Podcast December Edition

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This month, we put a special focus on corporate social responsibility in Asia. CSR efforts in Asia Pacific are on the rise, in large part driven by new regulatory regimes, such as the Hong Kong Stock Exchange's requirements for listed companies. We hear from Swire Pacific's Sustainable Development Manager Mark Harper about the company's experience reporting in Asia, as well as investor demand for sustainability data.

Novartis Foundation Aims to Improve Cardiovascular Health as the Better Hearts Better Cities Initiative Gains Momentum Announcing New Partners and Confirming São Paulo as the Third City

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  • Two new partners join the multisector initiative: the CDC Foundation and the American Heart Association.
  • São Paulo, Brazil has been selected as a third city for Better Hearts Better Cities, following Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and Dakar, Senegal.
  • Better Hearts Better Cities has made significant progress in mobilizing a broad network of partners and rolling out the first wave of interventions to improve cardiovascular health
Less than a year since its launch, the Novartis Foundation urban initiative, Better Hearts Better Cities, has made significant progress in mobilizing a broad network of partners and developing a framework for action to improve cardiovascular health across
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  • Two new partners join the multisector initiative: the CDC Foundation and the American Heart Association.
  • São Paulo, Brazil has been selected as a third city for Better Hearts Better Cities, following Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and Dakar, Senegal.
  • Better Hearts Better Cities has made significant progress in mobilizing a broad network of partners and rolling out the first wave of interventions to improve cardiovascular health

WELL@Home: Quick Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality

by Dusan Licina
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Think about how much time you plan to spend outdoors today. Research shows that we spend approximately 90% of our lifetime in enclosed spaces, and as much as 69% of that time is within the home.1 While cooking, cleaning or even comfortably resting on a sofa, we are exposed to millions of invisible air contaminants which can put us at risk for health problems. A recent global burden of disease study, published in The Lancet, demonstrated that household air pollution was rated as the third cause of ill health for the world’s population!2

VIDEO: Cisco's 2017 Performance | Accelerating Global Problem Solving

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World changers aren't born, they're made. At Cisco, we apply our technology and expertise to accelerate global problem solving. Learn more about our CSR initiatives and our efforts to positively affect people, society, and the planet in 2017.

Click here to learn more.

Click here to download our 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report.

Cisco’s FY17 CSR Report: Accelerating Global Problem Solving

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We live in a digitally connected world where anyone can be a global problem solver, addressing critical issues like unemployment, hunger, poverty, climate change, and income inequality. By combining the power of technology with innovative, entrepreneurial, and passionate people, we can accelerate solutions that create positive and lasting change.

Last year, Cisco set an ambitious new goal: harnessing the power of global problem solvers to positively impact the lives of one billion people by 2025.

BNY Mellon’s CSR Report Wins 2017 Inspire Award

Corporate publishing competition honors excellence in professional communications
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BNY Mellon’s most recent report detailing its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts, “Invested in Change,” has been named one of the Top 100 Corporate Publications and received a Silver Award from the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) in its 2017 Inspire Awards Corporate Publishing Competition.

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