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American Forest Foundation Welcomes International Paper as a Family Forest Carbon Program Partner

New program activates America’s family forest owners in addressing climate change
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WASHINGTON, February 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The American Forest Foundation (AFF) announced today that International Paper, one of the world's leading producers of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has joined AFF and its partner, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), in supporting the newly-created Family Forest Carbon Program (FFCP) to enhance carbon sequestration in family owned forest land across the U.S. 

Unilever, Patagonia, Ikea, BlackRock, and The Church of England Pension Board on Leading the Decade of Action

The Reuters Events Responsible Business Summit Europe will task 750 global leaders to share how they’re taking action now, to deliver against the 2030/2050 horizons.
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The Responsible Business Summit Europe (26-28 May, London) will bring together 750+ of the world’s leading CEOs, heads of sustainability, communications and ESG investors to share how to lead the decade of action. From educating the board and influencing internal critics to addressing scope 3 emissions and building a new relationship with investors, the summit is geared towards delivering ‘how-to’ best practice on what change looks like for both now and the 2030/2050 horizons.

UPS Contributed Over $1.5M to Canadian Communities in 2019

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UPS Canada employees continued to demonstrate the importance of social responsibility in 2019, contributing time and money to the communities they serve. For the 18th consecutive year, UPS Canada was presented with the ‘Thanks a Million’ award, continuing a 30 year relationship with the United Way in Canada and raising $1.1 million (CAD) toward United Way initiatives. This accomplishment was a combination of employee engagement and sponsored events, like the charity plane pulls hosted in Mississauga, Calgary and Hamilton.

Managing Director, Head of Investment Stewardship, Blackrock Confirms at The Responsible Business Summit New York

Ethical Corp by Reuters Events delighted to announce that Ray Cameron, Managing Director, Head of Investment Stewardship, BlackRock to join #RBSNY [March 17-18].
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Ray Cameron has confirmed he will be joining the speaker roster at Ethical Corporation’s flagship North American show, The Responsible Business Summit New York 2020 [March 17-18]. 650+ CEOs, Chief Sustainability Officers, ESG investors and leading NGOs from across the globe to share their latest strategies, and more importantly, tangible insights into how they are helping deliver the required transformation of business and lead the decade of action

International Paper Names First Chief Sustainability Officer

Sophie Beckham to lead strategy to accelerate the company’s sustainability efforts
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 19, 2020 /3BL Media/International Paper (NYSE: IP), a leading producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has named its first-ever chief sustainability officer as it prepares to advance its contributions to the circular economy. Sophie Beckham will lead the company’s recently announced Vision 2030, which demonstrates its commitment to building a better future for people, the planet and the company.

Global Corporate Sustainability Projects

From grassroots initiatives to global policies
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Through dozens of projects around the world, Medtronic is lessening its environmental impact by conserving energy and water, increasing recycling, and reducing waste. These projects range from large, enterprise-wide corporate sustainability initiatives like energy reduction or building an onsite nitrogen generator, to smaller, volunteer-led environmental stewardship efforts at local sites.

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Beverage Brands Road Test Circular Footprint Formula

In ‘Calculated’ Move, Beverage Brands Develop Circular Footprint Formula Calculator to Help Reduce Environmental Impact of Packaging
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Leading beverage companies have been at the forefront of a global transformation taking place: The shift from the traditional take-make-use-dispose mindset to a society built around circular economy models.

The Circular Economy is Coming Our Way. Here Are Some Things to Think About for Product and Product Delivery…

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (02.12.2020)
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During your travels, or even going about your usual business and personal activities, do you recall the days when…  Pilots remember having to use cockpit instruments when flying over large cities because the “smog” (usually thick yellow) eliminated visibility below.  That was caused by belching smokestacks as dirty coal was burned for industrial use or for generating electric power. 

UPS Longitudes | Innovation and Entrepreneurship Can Cut Waste and Fuel the Circular Economy

Antonia Gawel | World Economic Forum
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It's time for a system reboot. The trends are clear. We have moved toward an economy of disposability where the valuable resources we extract are going to waste and causing harm to people and planet.

UPS Infographic | A Smart & Sustainable Shipping Journey

Our customers want to ship more, with less impact.
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Our customers want to ship more, with less impact. We offer sustainable solutions to help minimize the environmental impacts associated with their supply chains.

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