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Growing Role for the Private Sector in the 2030 Agenda

How to eradicate poverty and promote prosperity in a changing world?
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On 17 and 18 July, high-level representatives from United Nations member states, inter-governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and the private sector, gathered in New York to discuss how to ‘eradicate poverty and promote prosperity in a changing world’.

Discover Las Vegas Sands ECO360 Program 2020 Sustainability Goals and What the Company Achieved in 2016 (Video)

Find out more about our Sands ECO360 journey of sustainable development
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Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) launched its 2016 Sands ECO360 Environmental Report.   2016 marks the beginning of the company’s new five-year reporting cycle with updated Sands ECO360 strategy and new ambitious 2020 sustainability goals.  The company’s targets are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and LVS became the first Integrated Resort company to have their emissions reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative.

Below are a few highlights for 2016:

Infographic: Subaru's 50 Cars for 50 Years

Vehicle donation will enable Meals on Wheels programs to deliver more nutritious meals and companionship to seniors in need
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Subaru has supported Meals on Wheels for the last nine years through Share the Love, contributing more than $12 million to Meals on Wheels America and providing more than 1.7 million nutritious meals, friendly visits, and safety checks to seniors in communities nationwide. Subaru announced the donation to its 630-strong retailer body at the company’s National Business Conference in Denver, CO.

On National Safe Digging Day, Consumers Energy Reminds Public to Notify MISS DIG 8-1-1 Before Digging

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JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 11, 2017 – Today is National Safe Digging 8-1-1 Day, and Consumers Energy is encouraging Michigan homeowners and business owners to call MISS DIG 8-1-1 before starting digging projects.

GRI's Chief Executive Tim Mohin: "Sustainability Reporting Needs to Evolve"

by Tim Mohin
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Originally published in HuffPost

After two decades working as a CSR professional and just three months leading GRI, I’m more convinced than ever that transparency is a powerful force for change. But I’m also just as convinced that we are still far from end goal: sustainable development. We must evolve sustainability reporting in order to get from here to there.

Eastman Issues 2017 Sustainability Report

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August 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Eastman (NYSE:EMN) today announced the release of its 2017 sustainability report, Innovating with purpose. Building on the company’s progress, the report provides a review of Eastman’s sustainability strategy and goals as well as highlights from the past year.

Delivering Economic and Environmental Benefits

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In May 2015, CSX broke ground on a major project: reconstructing Washington, D.C.’s 110-year-old Virginia Avenue Tunnel. This project represents a major infrastructure improvement to fix a historic freight bottleneck in the congested beltway transportation system.

Businesses Moving in Right Direction on Natural Capital, Says World Business Council

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It is almost exactly a year to the day since the launch of the Natural Capital Protocol - a framework which offers businesses a standardised framework to measure impacts on natural assets, raw materials and natural infrastructure.

Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit Aims to Help Companies Better Assess Nature's Role, Value

by Sustainable Brands
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Natural capital underpins prosperous economies and thriving societies. Understanding the interconnectedness between business and nature well as the associated risks and opportunities, allows companies to better inform decision-making.

MetLife is Empowering Employees as One Global Team

MetLife employees grow and thrive by providing training and development, emphasizing health and wellness, and promoting diversity and inclusion.
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Creating a culture of wellness

Light, space, healthy food options, exercise opportunities — MetLife considers these to be basic elements of a culture of workplace wellness. Over the past few years, we’ve focused on bringing these design elements to our newly constructed and existing offices. Some of our newest facilities offer sit-stand desks, treadmill workstations and outdoor walking trails.

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