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Comerica Bank Hosts Shred Day in Southeast Michigan June 15

Comerica, Iron Mountain and Re-Source Partners help consumers protect their identity with free document shredding and electronics recycling in Livonia
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DETROIT, May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Comerica Bank is partnering with Iron Mountain Incorporated and Re-Source Partners to provide consumers, small businesses and nonprofit organizations with free shredding and electronics recycling on Saturday, June 15, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Comerica Livonia Operations Center (39200 W. Six Mile, Livonia 48152).

Caterpillar Reports Progress on Enterprise Strategy, Sustainability

2018 Annual Report, Sustainability Progress Report and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Priorities and Approach available online
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DEERFIELD, Ill., May 23, 2019 – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has released its 2018 Annual Report and Sustainability Report. Both titled “Let’s Do the Work,” the companion reports detail the company’s progress on executing the enterprise strategy and the benefits being realized for customers, dealers, employees, shareholders and communities around the world.

To read the reports, visit http://reports.caterpillar.com/.

CBRE | FacilitySource Named U.S. Supplier Company of The Year at PRSM2019 National Conference

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LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), now known as Connex, has named CBRE | FacilitySource as the 2019 U.S. Supplier Company of the Year. The prestigious award, which recognizes performance excellence by a supplier to the retail facility management industry, was presented at the PRSM2019 National Conference on April 30th.

“This recognition is a reflection of the hard work and dedication of our team, who work to deliver unmatched client outcomes every day,” said Bill Hayden, CEO of CBRE | FacilitySource.

Nestlé Makes Its Human Rights Training Available to All

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May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé today made its human rights training for employees available to all. Companies and others will be able to use the training module and adapt it to meet their own needs.

Human rights is one of the most fundamental and important issues in business. Nestlé has embedded respect for human rights in its Corporate Business Principles and in 17 additional policies globally.

WWF Launches Activation Hub to Help Prevent 10 Million Metric Tons of Global Plastic Waste

Principal Members, Keurig Dr Pepper, McDonald’s, Procter & Gamble, Starbucks, Tetra Pak and The Coca-Cola Company, with Thought Partners Ocean Conservancy and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation sign on to ReSource: Plastic to inspire action
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WASHINGTON, May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The global plastic pollution crisis is threatening the natural environment on which we depend – impacting oceans, communities, wildlife, and people at an unprecedented rate. While many companies and organizations are committing to curb plastic pollution, some lack a roadmap to follow when implementing these commitments. Today WWF launched a new activation hub, ReSource: Plastic, to help solve this problem.

Behind the Wheel: The Goodwood Estate, in the Fast Lane for Sustainable Growth

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What does the English ancestral home to the Dukes of Richmond have in common with one of the largest capital goods companies in the world? The Goodwood Estate and CNH Industrial: two global, multi-faceted businesses with a reputation for excellence in their various fields are committed to finding new, innovative and sustainable ways of working. Nowhere does this become more apparent than on Goodwood’s own Home Farm. Find out how an unlikely pairing became a successful partnership in the latest Behind the Wheel webisode: cnhindustrial.com/goodwood_en

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What does the English ancestral home to the Dukes of Richmond have in common with one of the largest capital goods companies in the world? The Goodwood Estate and CNH Industrial: two global, multi-faceted businesses with a reputation for excellence in their various fields are committed to finding new, innovative and sustainable ways of working. Nowhere does this become more apparent than on Goodwood’s own Home Farm. Find out how an unlikely pairing became a successful partnership in the latest Behind the Wheel webisode: cnhindustrial.com/goodwood_en

Vote Now for the Young Entrepreneurs Competing in Cisco's Global Problem Solver Challenge

Discover how participants are using breakthrough technology to address global issues
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Our third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. The Challenge is open to students and recent alumni from any college or university.

$300,000 USD in prize money will help accelerate the adoption of breakthrough technology, products, and services that drive economic development and/or solve social or environmental problems.

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Our third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. The Challenge is open to students and recent alumni from any college or university.

$300,000 USD in prize money will help accelerate the adoption of breakthrough technology, products, and services that drive economic development and/or solve social or environmental problems.

SABIC Releases Sustainability Report 2018

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Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has released its Sustainability Report 2018 under the theme, "Making a Difference.”

Thermo King Drives Reduction in Food Waste and Insecurity by Committing Nearly $500,000 in Additional Grants to Food Banks Nationwide

Since its launch in 2017, The We Move Food™ program has enabled the delivery of millions of meals to people in need through grants, refrigerated products and in-kind services
Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, May, 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Forty percent, or nearly $200 billion of food in the U.S. goes to waste each year. Making this statistic harder to comprehend, 40 million people struggle with hunger, and 12 million of them are children.

Panalpina’s Sustainability Performance in 2018 Sets New Records

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Year after year, Panalpina’s quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE) team has demonstrated the hard work and dedication needed to deliver high-quality service to its customers, while building a culture of quality, safety, sustainability and caring. 2018 was one of the most successful years ever, with a 72 percent reduction in injuries to staff since 2013 and a wide range of activities dedicated to improving local communities.

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