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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Exceeds Sustainability Goals in 2018

Company Releases 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Report and Marks 150th Anniversary
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As the world’s leading provider of consumer lawn and garden products and North America’s largest provider of hydroponic growing products, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company embraces our responsibility to do the right thing. It shapes how we care for the planet and all those we touch, both inside and outside our company. Since 1868, our legacy with consumers has been rooted in trust, innovation and doing what’s best for today’s gardeners and growers and the ones who come tomorrow.

CLP’s Purpose-led Approach to Business

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The CLP Group creates value for shareholders, customers, employees, communities and the environment based on its purpose-led approach to deliver reliable, affordable and sustainable energy.

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CLP is committed to ensuring all its activities and operations result in Zero Harm for its employees, contractors, customers and the public. It strives to deliver the highest standards at every level of its operations and to continually improve its safety performance.

Yorkshire Building Society’s 2018 Society Matters Report

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Yorkshire Building Society - one of the UK's largest and most successful building societies - has released its annual Society Matters report highlighting its work to make a lasting and positive impact on society. The 2018 Society Matters report demonstrates the organisation’s recent achievements and vision for the future aligned to the key themes of Community, Customers, People and the Environment.

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Electrolux Highlights Lower Emissions and Investments for Improved Climate Impact in 2018 Sustainability Report

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Stockholm, Sweden, March 26, 2019

Electrolux, the appliance industry sustainability leader, today reported a 66% reduction in CO2 emissions from its operations since 2005, and highlighted how significant investments at manufacturing sites and in new product platforms will make a major contribution to the company achieving its climate targets.

XPRIZE Identifies 10 Future Breakthroughs Required to Protect Our Forests

New Report Created in Partnership with Kimberly-Clark Outlines Pathways to Promote a Healthier Ecosystem
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CULVER CITY, Calif., March 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Today, on the United Nations’ International Day of Forests, XPRIZE is releasing the Future of Forests Impact Roadmap, created in partnership with Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

Ecolab-GreenBiz Survey Finds Corporations Still Struggle to Translate Water Goals Into Action on the Ground

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ST. PAUL, Minn., March 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – There is a growing sense of urgency about water scarcity as a business risk, but almost half of all companies don’t have a plan to achieve their water reduction targets. That is the key finding of a new survey conducted by Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, and the sustainability news and research organization GreenBiz.

Ensuring Business Growth and Positively Contributing to Society

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March 21, 2019 - Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company.  With over 2000 brands, Nestlé products are sold across 190 countries and range from global icons to local favorites.

Creating Shared Value is fundamental to how Nestlé does business.  The company believes that in order to be successful in the long term, it must create value for both shareholders and for society.  This means creating superior, long-term value for shareholders by offering products and services that help people improve their nutrition, health and wellness.

Sustainability Reporting – 20 Years on and More Relevant Than Ever

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As Global Reporting Initiative marks two decades since launching its first draft sustainability reporting guidelines, the organization has highlighted the significance of a growing demand for environmental, social and governance (ESG) data.

Twenty years ago, only a handful of businesses disclosed their environmental performance. Today, 93% of the world’s largest companies by revenue report information on their ESG, of which three quarters use the GRI framework.

BAT’s 2018 Sustainability Report Underlines Group’s Commitment to Transforming Tobacco

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British American Tobacco (BAT) has published on 15 March its 2018 Sustainability Report. The Report outlines the Group’s work and progress across its three strategic focus areas of harm reduction, sustainable agriculture and farmer livelihoods, and corporate behaviour.

March  19, 2019 - Now in BAT’s 17th year of sustainability reporting, this report details how BAT is championing change in its business and industry and is transforming tobacco to create shared value for its consumers and stakeholders across the value chain.

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Ross Professor: There's Something Terribly Wrong With How We Make Decisions About Climate Change

New research, annual Wege Lecture offer guidance for moving forward.
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For over two decades, Joe Árvai has studied how we actually make choices — compared to how we think we make them. It will come as no surprise to even the most casual observers that the gulf between them can be large.

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