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Dr. Lachlan Copeland, Senior Botanist, Discusses Discovery and Naming of New Species

Discussing how a love of nature led to discovering a new species of orchid
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Lachlan Copeland, a senior botanist with Eco Logical Australia, A Tetra Tech Company, is based in northern New South Wales (NSW), Australia. His work with plants is varied, but his main interest is in plant taxonomy—the process of classifying, describing, and naming species.

Schneider Electric and DHET Sign Letter of Intent

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Schneider Electric South Africa has signed a statement of intent with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to expand its Access to Education training collaboration.

Schneider Electric South Africa’s Access to Education focus speaks to the large need for practical skills development within the field of energy. Since 2012, it has provided energy education to almost 9 000 people and in the next four years will increase this to 30 000, including students, community members, entrepreneurs and teachers.

Behind the Scenes VIDEO | Nutopia Carpet Plank Collection from Mohawk Group

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Our Nutopia carpet plank collection is designed to achieve petal certification by meeting stringent requirements for the Living Product Challenge. Created to transition across the floor or create defined areas in the built environment, Nutopia’s four styles can be used together as a cohesive system, or separately depending on the desired configuration, end use, and budget. Layouts can be subtle or vivid and dramatic – just like the dynamics of city life.

Click here to see more.

VIDEO | Mohawk’s Nutopia Looks at Urban Connectivity and Biophilia

by Jaime Derringer, Founder + Executive Editor of Design Milk
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Mohawk’s latest innovative flooring collection is Nutopia, a modular plank system inspired by the idea of “urban fabric,” in which we coexist with buildings, streets and other urban structures, but also how biophilic elements are interwoven.

Caterpillar People

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Our employees are the backbone of Caterpillar’s success. They provide the innovative and diverse thinking we need to serve our customers.

Click here to learn how we commit to fostering a diverse, inclusive and safe environment where all employees can not only be successful, but also are actively encouraged to share their ideas.

INFOGRAPHIC | ScottsMiracle-Gro Associates Garden to Give Back

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For the past ten years, ScottsMiracle-Gro associates have tended over 77 raised bed gardens on The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company world headquarters campus. The produce grown is donated to the local Marysville Food Pantry, providing fresh healthy food to 75 families in need each week.

To learn more about how ScottsMiracle-Gro associates give back to their local communities, click here.

Gildan Releases 2017 Genuine Responsibility™ Report and New CSR Website

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August 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) announces the release of its Genuine Responsibility™ 2017 report now available on its new dedicated CSR website www.genuineresponsibility.com. This year’s report, once again prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Comprehensive option, highlights the Company’s 2017 results, key priorities and future commitments toward its vision of Making Apparel Better™.

Leveraging the Human Factor to Manage Extreme Weather Events

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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we share insights on leveraging the “human factor” to improve resilience from extreme weather events. These insights are based on a joint IBM-Bechtel field project Puerto Rico.

SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

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.

CR Leads from Aflac and Tupperware to Emcee at 3BL Forum

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ANNOUNCING EMCEES FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
Catherine Hernandez-Blades, Senior Vice President; Chief Brand and Communications Officer, Aflac, and Mark Shamley, Vice President, Global Social Impact, Tupperware, lead corporate responsibility at two mission-driven Fortune 1000 brands.

REGISTER TODAY
​​​​​​Join us at the Forum as Catherine and Mark guide us through the day, sharing their expertise and insights along the way. 

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