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Caterpillar's Product Stewardship

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Product stewardship covers the full lifespan of our equipment – from the supply chain to the customer’s job site to remanufacturing. This means taking active steps to reduce potential environmental, health and safety impacts, as well as optimizing operational quality and efficiency throughout the life of the product.

We accomplish this by:

Merck Supports U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals

How Public and Private Institutions Can Collaborate to Foster Sustainable Development
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Brenda Colatrella, executive director of Corporate Responsibility at Merck, has coauthored a paper on dev

Asia: At the Vanguard of Sustainable Business

by Tim Mohin
Blog

Originally published in HuffPost

Asia has become the new vanguard in the effort to drive sustainability into the heart of how business is conducted around the world.

Aflac 2016 CSR Report Unveiling

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At Aflac, we try to live by this very simple rule: Everyone has the power to do good. We have unveiled Aflac’s 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, where we share with you how Aflac strives to be a good neighbor with good people leading the way - Learn more here

How the GRI Standards Exam Will Benefit Sustainability Professionals: An Interview with Tim Lo

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GRI recently launched a new online platform for people to test and demonstrate their knowledge on the GRI Standards. We asked Tim Lo, a Hong Kong-based sustainability planner and our first successful GRI Standards Exam taker, about his exam experience and how it adds value to his career as a sustainability professional.

Companies Are Made of People: The Importance of Human Capital Management

by Tim Mohin
Blog

When we think about companies and the work they do, we often lose sight of a simple fact: a business is just a collection of people. And, all groups of people tend to build a culture, a collective way of viewing the world.

It may seem like an obvious point but it’s all too often overlooked.

Growing Interest in Sustainability Reporting and SDGs in India

Article

At two recent events in Mumbai, GRI Regional Hub South Asia gathered some of the biggest Indian companies and conglomerates to promote high-quality reporting in the region, and initiate a discussion on the corporate role in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Texas Trees Foundation Announces New Dallas Urban Heat Island Effect Report and Findings, Sponsored by Alliance Data and Wells Fargo

Summary: 
  • Dallas county heating up second-fastest in United States
  • Data reveals trees help mitigate rising temperatures, improve health of community, offset carbon emissions
  • Study to help inform, drive action for municipalities, urban developers and corporations
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  • Dallas county heating up second-fastest in United States
  • Data reveals trees help mitigate rising temperatures, improve health of community, offset carbon emissions
  • Study to help inform, drive action for municipalities, urban developers and corporations

Aflac | Doing Good for Our Communities and Our Planet

Watch video to hear from Aflac's Susan G. - Manager, Employee Communications
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As a member of the company’s employee-led Green Committee, Susan Goodsell applies her communications skills to help promote Aflac’s environmental sustainability initiatives and activities. This chapter showcases our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint through education, community activities and volunteerism.

Experience the complete Aflac 2016 CSR report HERE

Doing Good by Giving Back

Watch video to hear from Alfac's Danny C. - Sr. Manager, Information Technology
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In addition to Danny Cimmerer’s role as an IT senior manager at Aflac, he joined forces with 12 fellow co-workers to plan fundraising events in their quest to eradicate pediatric cancer. In this chapter, we’ll share stories about the different ways that we’re involved in the community around the nation. Whether it’s building a Habitat for Humanity house or setting records in helping kids and families dealing with cancer, we will illustrate how Aflac is more than just a company; it’s a family.

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