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World Water Week: Companies Must Look Beyond Own Operations to Enhance Water Stewardship

GRI’s updated standard on water and effluents requires reporting impacts in the value chain
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STOCKHOLM, August 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Access to freshwater is essential for all life, and a human right recognized by the United Nations. However, millions of people around the world suffer from water scarcity, poor water quality, and inadequate sanitation. Companies operating in areas with water stress have an urgent responsibility to track their impacts, to make informed decisions that trigger meaningful action.

Hallmark Donated $10.7 Million and 53K Volunteer Hours in 2017

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In 2017, Hallmark and its businesses contributed nearly $11 million in product and financial contributions to non- profit

Corporate Activism Is Focus of Research Study by 3BL Media, GlobeScan

‘Sustainarati’ Insights Sought to Learn How Corporate Responsibility is Evolving
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WASHINGTON, D.C., August 23, 2018  /3BL Media/ – 3BL Media, the world’s leading communications partner for purpose-driven organizations, has partnered with the independent research consultancy GlobeScan to conduct the first Brands Taking Stands research study. Please click here to begin the survey.

Force for Good: VMware Releases 2017 Global Impact Report

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At VMware, we recognize that all parts of our business have an impact — from the products we create and the people we employ to our environmental footprint. We are striving to have a net positive impact by putting back more than we take and involving all parts of our business in the challenge. We’ve set ambitious goals to scale our global impact, and we know that every action counts.

Sustainable Water Management: The Heart of Our Pulp and Paper Mills

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When people think of paper manufacturing, the first natural resource that comes to mind is probably trees. But water plays an equally important role in our industry. That’s why sustainable water management is one of our top priorities.

Tackling the 1.6-Billion-Ton Food Loss and Waste Crisis

By Esben Hegnsholt, Shalini Unnikrishnan, Matias Pollmann-Larsen, Bjorg Askelsdottir, and Marine Gerard
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The scale of the problem is staggering. Each year, 1.6 billion tons of food worth about $1.2 trillion are lost or go to waste—one-third of the total amount of food produced globally.1 To put the figure in perspective, that is ten times the mass of the island of Manhattan. And the problem is only growing: BCG estimates that by 2030 annual food loss and waste will hit 2.1 billion tons worth $1.5 trillion. 

AccountAbility Releases Document on Key Changes Introduced in the AA1000AP (2018) and Bridge to Sustainability Reporting

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LONDON  and NEW YORK, August 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - AccountAbility is pleased to release a practical guidance document highlighting the key changes made to the AA1000 AccountAbility Principles (AA1000AP, 2018), as well as an overview of alignment with commonly used sustainability-related reporting standards and frameworks.

Voya Financial Releases 2017-2018 Corporate Responsibility Annual Report “Advancing Sustainable Growth”

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NEW YORK, August 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ -  Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA), announced that it has published its 2017-2018 Corporate Responsibility Annual Report, which reflects the progress the company has made in recent years to meet financial targets, grow and evolve its brand and operating model, build upon its culture, and advance its Corporate Responsibility (CR) strategy.

Understanding Healthcare Needs, Protecting Patient Safety

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Eastman has an unyielding commitment to make a positive impact on the markets, customers, communities and employees that we serve. As we continue to achieve our goals, we do so by leveraging our unique capabilities and expertise and working closely with world-class partners.

Challenge + Partner + Eastman = Impact

Black & Veatch: Electric Industry Strives to Adapt, Embrace the Concept of “New Energy”

Strategic Directions Report finds the industry focused on evolving business needs
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, August 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Global engineering, procurement and construction company Black & Veatch’s newly released 2018 Strategic Directions: Electric Report explores the progress made by the industry as it addresses a rapidly changing customer base, commercial defection from the grid and a regulatory landscape challenged to support new market realities.

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