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Consumers Energy Foundation Sponsors Agri-Learning

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Thanks in part to funding provided by the Consumers Energy Foundation, funded by charitable gifts from Consumers Energy Foundation, young Michigan consumers are getting a head start on learning more about where their food really comes from.

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Statement from GRI on the Passing of Ernst Ligteringen

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It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Ernst Ligteringen in London, UK, this week. Ernst joined GRI in 2002, and transitioned it from a project that was started under CERES, in Boston, US,  into an independent international organization with a solid independent governance structure and system.

Merck Joins CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

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Merck joined more than 175 corporations in a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Merck’s CEO Ken Frazier, along with numerous other CEOs, signed a pledge, which outlines a specific set of actions they will take to cultivate a trusting environment where all ideas are welcomed, employees feel comfortable, and all are empowered to discuss this very important topic.

By signing this pledge, Merck demonstrates its commitment to diversity and inclusion by:

New CEO Guide to the Sustainable Development Goals Highlights Competitive Advantage for Sustainable Businesses

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The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) today launched the CEO Guide to the SDGs - a new resource aimed at galvanizing engagement from global business leaders in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The CEO Guide to the SDGs sets out clear actions that CEOs can take to begin to align their organizations with the SDGs and plot a course towards unlocking the value they represent.

Xylem Publishes Its 2016 Sustainability Report: Why We Solve Water

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RYE BROOK, N.Y., June 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Solving the planet’s water challenges has never been more urgent.  A growing population, overtaxed water infrastructure and increasing weather events all highlight the need for sustainable solutions.  And solving water – one of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals – is foundational to economic growth, a more equitable distribution of resources and global health.

GRI Focuses on Three Key Areas to Promote Sustainable Development in Emerging Markets

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Triggering tangible economic, social, and environmental improvements in the developing countries was the underlying essence of GRI’s second annual donors meeting. The discussion centered on GRI’s work in emerging markets and how sustainability reporting can support solutions for tackling critical development challenges.

NRG Energy's Commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal set of goals, targets and indicators that United Nations member states – and, increasingly, businesses – are expected to use to frame agendas and policies surrounding development.

NRG's core business most closely aligns with:

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy

Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Caterpillar 2016 Sustainability Report | Letter from Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby

Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby highlights examples of how we’re building better through natural infrastructure, circular economy practices and energy access, as well as our sustainability practices within the company.
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Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby highlights examples of how we’re building better through natural infrastructure, circular economy practices and energy access, as well as our sustainability practices within the company. 

For more than 90 years, caterpillar has been building better: better lives, better communities and, ultimately, a better world. Our customers use our equipment to develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets that improve living standards and make sustainable progress possible around the world.

Cargill Joins CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

“A focus on diversity is good for business”
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MINNEAPOLIS, June 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cargill CEO David MacLennan is one of the business leaders signing on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, a collaboration between more than 150 CEOs pledging to make their companies places where diverse experiences and perspectives are welcomed and employees feel empowered to discuss inclusion and diversity.

Top 6 Things You Shouldn’t Miss From HPE’s Living Progress Report

Driving sustainable innovation to increase the efficiency of IT and transform industries
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From applying our technologies to improve the lives of people around the world, to our commitment to 100% renewable energy, we have a lot to be proud of at HPE. Last year, we continued to drive sustainable innovation to increase the efficiency of IT and transform industries.

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