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Sappi Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 22% in 2017

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In terms of total consumption of energy, pulp and paper is third among industrial sectors; only the refi ning and chemical industries consume more. However, environmental impact is affected not just by the amount of energy consumed, but also by the type of energy. On average, US pulp and paper mills derive nearly two-thirds of their energy needs from renewable sources that are considered carbon neutral. Sappi’s mills derive nearly 80 percent of their energy from renewable resources.

Tetra Tech Supports “The Journey of Gold” Virtual Reality Experience

Exploring Democratic Republic of Congo’s first-conflict-free artisanal gold mine to sell gold to a U.S. jewelry company
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September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech partnered with the Responsible Artisanal Gold Solutions (RAGS) Forum—a multi-stakeholder coalition whose partners include the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Google—to support “The Journey of Gold,” a unique virtual reality (VR) experience.

Circular Solution Helps Nestlé Save Water and Energy in Brazil

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As the world’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé is committed to preserving resources for future generations. It aims to do so by reducing water use across its operations, using sustainably managed and renewable resources, and achieving its goal of zero waste.

Join 3BL Media and Las Vegas Sands for the Next Business Aligns with the SDGs Webinar

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In this third installment of the series, which is free to attend and designed for corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals,  Katarina Tesarova, vice President of global sustainability for Las Vegas Sands, will discuss how the company takes action on SDG 7 Affordable and Clean Energy, SDG6 Clean Water and Sanitation, and SDG12 Responsible Consumption and Production.

Caterpillar Inc. | Manufacturing Products Responsibly

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At our facilities, we work to minimize our environmental impact by focusing on energy conservation, greenhouse gas emission reduction, water conservation and waste reduction. Learn more about how we have improved our manufacturing footprint here.

Aligning Business with the Global Goals: 3BL Media SDG Webinar Series Features Las Vegas Sands, August 23, 2 p.m. ET

Focus on SDG 7 Affordable and Clean Energy, SDG6 Clean Water and Sanitation, and SDG12 Responsible Consumption and Production
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NEW YORK, August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – 3BL Media’s live professional development series focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continues in August with Las Vegas Sands, the world's leading developer and operator of Integrated Resorts.

This will be the third installment of the series, which is free to attend and designed for corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals. “Aligning Business With the Global Goals: Las Vegas Sands Takes Action” is scheduled for Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. ET. 

Humana Highlights Commitment to UN Sustainable Development Goals in Newly Released Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Humana among the first companies in U.S. health care industry to focus on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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Report includes examples of how Humana is committed to international sustainability targets, detailing progress in health, inclusion and diversity, and environmental stewardship

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Report includes examples of how Humana is committed to international sustainability targets, detailing progress in health, inclusion and diversity, and environmental stewardship

Transparency Is Key to Sappi's Sustainability Strategy

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Sappi utilizes numerous systems and other tools for providing information on our sustainability performance. In addition to our annual sustainability report, we utilize globally recognized third-party platforms to provide additional transparency to various stakeholders. Many of these disclosures are coordinated at the Sappi Group level, including the performance of all of Sappi’s operations in Europe, South Africa and North America. Global reporting includes:

Helping Samsung Save Water and Improve Operations in Texas

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August 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - At its plant in Austin, Texas, Samsung produces chips that go into mobile devices. Precise temperature and humidity control are essential to the fabrication of semiconductors, which is why these facilities have large chiller operations. They also consume significant amounts of Ultra Pure Water (UPW) and generate substantial wastewater.

SDG Business Forum Urged to Do Business Responsibly and Accelerate Sustainable Development

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NEW YORK, July 17 2018 /3BL Media/— Enthusiasm, renewed energy and a positive approach was top of mind as leaders from business, Governments, civil society and the United Nations met at the third annual SDG Business Forum to set a new direction to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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