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Walmart Highlights Progress in Creating Shared Value in Tenth Annual Global Responsibility Report

2017 report outlines the retailer’s milestones in creating shared value for people, business and society
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Walmart today released its tenth annual Global Responsibility Report, which looks back at the company’s progress during fiscal year 2017 in advancing the key areas of opportunity, sustainability and local communities. The report also looks ahead at the retailer’s role in helping rewire whole social and environmental systems as it strives toward a new era of trust and transparency.  

Nordic Stock Exchanges recommend GRI Standards

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In March 2017, Nasdaq’s Nordic and Baltic Exchanges issued a framework to support their listed companies to meet ESG disclosure requirements. The guidance has a strong reference to GRI’s sustainability reporting framework, and it reflects the recommendations of the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE), in which GRI is also an active contributor.

HanesBrands Releases 2016 Environmental Performance Data

Hanes continues making progress toward 2020 goals for energy use, carbon dioxide emissions, water use, renewable energy and landfill diversion
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 17, 2017 /3BL Media/– HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading marketer of everyday basic innerwear and activewear apparel under world-class brands in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific, today released the company’s 2016 environmental performance data on energy use, carbon dioxide emissions, water use, renewable energy and landfill diversion.

Shifting to a Digital Grid Forces System-Wide Grid Modernization

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We are at the dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, defined by its velocity and volume, scope and scale, and systems impact. The foundation of this new era is squarely built upon the success of the "digital grid." The first three revolutions—defined by the introduction of steam and mechanization, electricity and computing, respectively—all had profound societal impacts, but they lacked the exponential rate of technological breakthroughs and complexity that define the fourth.

Semios and Arrow Team on Sustainable, Data-Driven Farming Solutions

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CENTENNIAL, CO, April 11, 2017/3BL Media/ - Semios and Arrow Electronics have collaborated on an innovative and sustainable crop management solution that helps growers of tree fruits and tree nuts reduce their use of harmful agricultural pesticide practices.

General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Commitments and Programs

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General Mills released its 2017 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s approach to creating environmental, social and economic value in the countries where it operates. General Mills continues to make significant progress toward nutrition improvements and sustainable sourcing of their food, as well as climate and pollinator protection – all key highlights of this year’s report. 

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Releases 2016 Sustainability Report

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LONDON, April 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - FCA today announced the release of its 2016 Sustainability Report at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.

How to Improve Your CSR Score – New e-Book Series

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CSRHub is pleased to announce a new initiative with our long-time friends, Triple Pundit, a global media platform covering the intersection of people, planet and profit. CSRHub is publishing the first e-Book in a new e-Book series, How to Improve Your CSR Score, sponsored by Triple Pundit.

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