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Technology, Trading Offer Opportunity for Managing Nutrient Discharge

Efforts to reduce nutrient levels are shifting and becoming more widespread as water and wastewater utilities work to improve effluent and adhere to regulations
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Nutrient pollution and the resulting excess of nutrients in waterbodies continues to plague aquatic environments around the world, threatening waterways, fish and plant life — and even public health. The runoff of phosphate and nitrogen from farming, stormwater, wastewater treatment plant  discharges and other sources into waterbodies continues to unbalance ecosystems, resulting in toxic algal blooms and hypoxic dead zones.

The Evolution of Project Delivery: The How and Why

Nontraditional delivery methods are gaining ground when commissioning large-scale water projects
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There are an estimated 240,000 water main breaks every year in the United States, and those ruptures waste between 14 percent and 18 percent of the nation’s drinking water. Aging infrastructure is primarily to blame, as an estimated 40 percent of U.S. water and  wastewater pipes are beyond their life expectancy, notes a recent article in WaterWorld.

Predictive Maintenance Offers Promise in Asset Management

When it comes to asset management, water utilities tend to weight their efforts toward preventive maintenance
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Water utilities the world over faced with challenges, including of increasing demand, falling revenues and climate change. While building new assets remains part of the solution, enhancing the performance of existing assets is more important than ever before.

Download the full 2019 Water Report

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.

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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.

BNY Mellon’s Commitment to Responsible Economic Growth

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Responsible economic growth protects healthy markets and builds equitable economies, and is one of the four global megatrends BNY Mellon addresses in its 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report.

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.

Accurately Reporting Climate Impacts – With ABN AMRO, CDP, Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels and UBQ Materials

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Investors are increasingly using shareholder resolutions to request greater disclosure on climate-related risks. The TCFDs have created a framework for more effective climate-related reporting, however many companies are still struggling to accurately report current and future impacts.

CBRE Releases 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report

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July 1, 2019 — CBRE Group, Inc. has released its 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report, which highlights the company’s accomplishments as an industry leader in responsible business practices.

CBRE’s achievements include:

HP's Sustainable Impact Report: 5 Key Takeaways For Partners

HP is seeing an increase in new revenue tied to sustainability as it boosts efforts around recycled plastic and ‘zero deforestation’ print paper.
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by Kyle Alspach

HP reports it has upcycled 716,000 pounds of ocean-bound plastic into its products.

HP Inc. is making big strides toward achieving its environmental and social goals, and that has major implications for the company's business and for partners' businesses, according to the company's 2018 Sustainable Impact Report.

Partners should take note that HP revenue that's tied to sustainability--both indirect and direct revenue--is accelerating.

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