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The Decisions We Make Today are Critical to Ensuring a Sustainable World Tomorrow

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The urgency of the climate crisis is a daily reminder that we must take action. Keep in mind that August 1 marked 2018’s Earth Overshoot Day, the day by which humanity has consumed more resources than could be regenerated by our planet in one year.

The need for stronger action

Forbes and Just Capital Name General Motors One of America’s Most Just Companies in 2018

GM ranks 14 and highest in its industry
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DETROIT, December 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - General Motors was today named one of America’s Most JUST Companies in 2018, according to Forbes and JUST Capital, a nonprofit that ranks the largest publicly-traded corporations in the United States on the issues Americans care about most. GM is ranked 14 on the list, and is the highest-ranked company in its industry.

7 Facts That Frame the Future of EHS and Sustainability Management

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If you peek inside our recently published Planning for a Sustainable Future report on the trends that are shaping EHS&S management, you'll see just how quickly the field is changing. For this year's report, NAEM interviewed a panel of more than a dozen Environment, Health Safety and Sustainability experts about which emerging practices are on the agenda for the coming year.

From “Disclose” to “Disclose What Matters”: The Growing Role of Investors in Sustainability Reporting

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In the early hours of Good Friday, March 24, 1989, an oil tanker struck a reef off the Gulf of Alaska, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil and causing long-lasting damage to the ecosystem and the local communities that depend on it.

Consumers Buy From Companies That Take a Stand

By Michael Browne
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Originally posted on Supermarket News

Nearly two-thirds of consumers globally (63%) prefer to buy goods and services from companies that stand for a shared purpose that reflects their personal values and beliefs, and are ditching those that don’t, according to new research from Accenture.

Boeing, ELG Carbon Fibre Find New Life for Airplane Structure Material in Groundbreaking Partnership

First-agreement of its kind will repurpose aerospace-grade composite material for making laptop cases, car parts and other products
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Boeing, ELG Carbon Fibre find new life for airplane structure material in groundbreaking partnership 

•First-agreement of its kind will repurpose aerospace-grade composite material for making laptop cases, car parts and other products
•Partnership will reduce solid waste by more than one million pounds a year

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Boeing, ELG Carbon Fibre find new life for airplane structure material in groundbreaking partnership 

•First-agreement of its kind will repurpose aerospace-grade composite material for making laptop cases, car parts and other products
•Partnership will reduce solid waste by more than one million pounds a year

Duke Energy Helps Protect, Enhance South Carolina's Natural Resources With More Than $400,000 in Grants

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Contributions will benefit 14 organizations supporting environmental projects and programs across the Palmetto State

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Contributions will benefit 14 organizations supporting environmental projects and programs across the Palmetto State

Sysco Is Delivering A Better Tomorrow: Better Is… Organic and Sustainable!

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As a major purchaser of fruits and vegetables, Sysco plays a leading role in improving agricultural standards among growers, processors and distributors. Now we’re doing more: doubling the availability of Sysco Brand organic produce and expanding our sustainable agriculture program to include five fresh crops.

To learn more about Sysco's commitment to Delivering A Better Tomorrow, read their 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility report here.

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Schneider Electric se compromete con la creación del primer centro franco-argentino de excelencia para la capacitación técnica en las especialidades que se requieren en el campo de la eficiencia energética

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  • Una iniciativa para preparar técnicos en las nuevas especialidades requeridas en el campo de la eficiencia energética
  • Un proyecto para acelerar la inserción profesional de jóvenes argentinos desfavorecidos
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  • Una iniciativa para preparar técnicos en las nuevas especialidades requeridas en el campo de la eficiencia energética
  • Un proyecto para acelerar la inserción profesional de jóvenes argentinos desfavorecidos

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