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HP Australia Achieves Significant Recycling Milestone

10 million HP print cartridges recycled with Cartridges for Planet Ark
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SYDNEY, Australia, May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – HP Australia has become the first organisation in the country to have recycled 10 million print cartridges via its partnership with Cartridges for Planet Ark.

Cartridges for Planet Ark’ (C4PA) is an innovative recycling program that provides Australians with a free, easy-to-use and environmentally-accredited way to recycle their printer cartridges with a zero waste to landfill commitment. HP is a founding member of C4PA, which was created in 2003.

Infrastructure Week 2017: Water Leaders Focusing on Sustainability and Innovation

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By Cindy Wallis-Lage, President of Black & Veatch's Water business

Models of innovation around the world demonstrate what is possible when leaders stand up for the health of our water infrastructure. They drive change in their organizations. They champion long-term system viability to customers who may not thoroughly understand what’s at stake. They unite diverse groups of stakeholders to move together toward more resilient and sustainable systems.

GRI is Advancing the SDG Agenda 2030 in South Asia

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GRI’s Regional Hub South Asia and the CII ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development have launched a local initiative to understand SDGs in business context in the South Asian region trough a peer-learning platform. 

The MetLife Foundation is Building Financial Capability

Financial capability means clients know how to manage their finances and have all the right tools to do so. It means they use safe, affordable, and effective financial services to achieve their goals.
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MetLife Foundation Annual Report 2016 | Our Approach

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MetLife Foundation designed its financial inclusion strategy after extensive consultation with global leaders in the industry. We wanted to ensure that our work built on, rather than duplicated, efforts already underway. And we wanted to take full advantage of our strengths: the Foundation’s global reach, MetLife’s years of expertise and stability as one of the largest insurance companies in the world, and the support of thousands of MetLife associates eager to volunteer with the Foundation.

Americans Willing to Buy or Boycott Companies Based on Corporate Values, According to New Research by Cone Communications

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BOSTON, May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Seven-in-10 Americans believe companies have an obligation to take actions to improve issues that may not be relevant to everyday business operations, according to the 2017 Cone Communications CSR Study. The study, with benchmark data dating back to 1993, examines not only the consumer attitudes, perceptions and behaviors around corporate social responsibility (CSR), but also if and how companies should stand up for social injustices.

Caterpillar Highlights Commitment to “Building Better” and Making Sustainable Progress Possible Around the World

2016 Sustainability Report Available Online
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PEORIA, Ill., May 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) published its Sustainability Report today, highlighting the company’s focus for more than 90 years on building better – better lives, better communities and, ultimately, a better world. Titled “Building Better,” the report showcases how Caterpillar customers use the company’s equipment to develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets that improve living standards and make sustainable progress around the world.

Call for Nominations: GRI’s Governance

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Inclusiveness and multi-stakeholder representation are foundational features of GRI, fundamental to form a global perspective and advance our mission towards sustainable development. This is thoroughly reflected in our governance structure: every year we renew our search for global representation and a broad range of perspectives to enable us to carry out our mission. 

Supply Chain Transparency: A Change Tool for Successful Global Businesses

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Identifying companies’ vast supply networks is challenging, and tracking their sustainability performance even more so. However, measuring data and increasing transparency are powerful tools for managing the risks and grasping the opportunities of global supply chains, contributing to sustainable development and a positive effect on the bottom line.​

In our global economy, the growing pressure on bottom line savings leads companies to outsource operations to regions where labor is cheaper. However, responsibilities and risks cannot be shifted to the same extent.

CVS Health Corporate Social Responsibility Activities Address Important National and Local Health Care Issues and Contribute to Economic Growth

Annual CSR report details efforts to helping people on their path to better health
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today released its tenth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, entitled Prescription for a Better World, providing updates on progress against the company’s 2016 CSR goals, and establishing several new performance targets.

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