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Aflac's Cause Marketing is Model for Companies That Seek Purpose with Profit

CauseTalk Radio | Episode 207 - Premiered March 21, 2017
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As featured on CauseTalk Radio podcast episode 207 - listen here 

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Buffy Swinehart, Senior Manager, Cause Marketing for Aflac, on the company's Duckprints campaign to fight childhood cancer.

Bechtel's 2017 Sustainability Commitment

The way we deliver projects for our customers and the world matters as much as what we deliver.
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by Tam Nguyen, Global Head of Sustainability

Bechtel Highlights Commitment to Sustainability in 2017 Top CEOs Association Report. The Business Roundtable (BRT) is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy and a thriving U.S. economy.

What’s Next for Bechtel’s Sustainability

by Tam Nguyen, Global Head of Sustainability
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Global stressors – from water scarcity to modern-day slavery – are forcing companies to fundamentally rethink and reinvent business models and practices to support a more secure, sustainable future. With a track record of building more than 25,000 projects across 160 countries on all seven continents over the past 119 years, looking ahead to the future, Bechtel is uniquely positioned to transform how the engineering and construction industries design, build and operate mega-projects around the world.

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Global stressors – from water scarcity to modern-day slavery – are forcing companies to fundamentally rethink and reinvent business models and practices to support a more secure, sustainable future. With a track record of building more than 25,000 projects across 160 countries on all seven continents over the past 119 years, looking ahead to the future, Bechtel is uniquely positioned to transform how the engineering and construction industries design, build and operate mega-projects around the world.

Bechtel Launches Long-Term Sustainability Targets

Ambitious Goals Focused on Cost Optimization and Promoting Global Prosperity
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RESTON, Va., April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, announced a set of ambitious long-term targets to increase the company’s contributions to global sustainability. The goals and targets are part of Bechtel’s ongoing and comprehensive strategy to further integrate sustainability within the company.

Lockheed Martin Reports First Year of Progress Toward New Sustainability Goals

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In late 2015, we reassessed our priority sustainability issues based on Lockheed Martin’s evolving business portfolio and highly dynamic environment. Beginning in 2016, we focus on five core sustainability issues made up of 23 factors. Our sustainability factors have two tiers of priorities: Tier 1 performance factors where we seek to accelerate progress by setting targets for 2017 and 2020; and Tier 2 factors that we will advance through continued management and disclosure, without setting new SMP goals.

Infographic | How Does Lockheed Martin Add Value to Society?

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As a global defense and aerospace company, our products and technological solutions enable our customers to protect and facilitate resilient and thriving societies. To meet the demands of our government and commercial customers, we deliver innovative, scalable solutions to the world’s most complex problems. Addressing global challenges, today and in the future, is our opportunity to provide value to society. Follow the connections between a global megatrend, a selection of our generation-after-next technologies and services and the sustainability value we offer.

Infographic | Lockheed Martin Analyzes Portfolio GHG Emissions by Life-Cycle Stage

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In 2016 we conducted a cradle-to-grave streamlined life-cycle assessment that analyzed our annual supply chain, operations and product delivery data for our major military products. We learned that almost 70% of our life-cycle GHG emissions occur in the use phase. Read more about the environmental, social and financial impact of our products in our 2016 Sustainability Report.

Boeing, WHC Showcase Conservation Paired with Cleanup

Opportunities to go above and beyond compliance
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Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) released a new white paper, Transforming Remediation Sites into Conservation Assets: How Companies Leverage Business Needs for Positive Environmental Outcomes, available for free on its website.

VIDEO | How Lockheed Martin is Unlocking Value for Society Through Technology

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Societies of tomorrow will depend on businesses to secure natural resources, advanced infrastructure and human lives. Hear how Lockheed Martin is doing just that.

Read more about the environmental, social and financial impact of our products in our 2016 Sustainability Report.

Lockheed Martin Releases Its 2016 Sustainability Report

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Externally, sustainability is how Lockheed Martin is addressing the world’s most pressing problems by helping to build and maintain the architecture of a safe, productive society. Internally, sustainability is a vital component of our business model that drives responsible, profitable growth to increase shareholder value and deliver mission and economic success to customers, employees and suppliers.

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