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GM’s Outreach Manager Believes Sustainability Stems from Collaboration

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Over Mary Alice Kurtz’s 34-year career at General Motors, she has channeled her education and background in mechanical engineering and facility operations into a new passion: sustainability. 

Mary Alice followed in her father’s footsteps by coming to GM, but it was her mother’s business network that led to her interview at the Argonaut building, where GM’s research teams were once housed.  

Apply Now to Develop the GRI Standard on Occupational Health and Safety

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Does your organization use the GRI Standards to report on its occupational health and safety management and impacts? Do you have transparency requirements that you would like the GRI Standards to address?

Xylem Employees Volunteer More Than 21,000 Hours with Local Organizations in 2016

Activities addressed water needs in communities around the world
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RYE BROOK, N.Y., February 9, 2017 /3BL Media/​ - Employees from Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company that is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, logged more than 21,000 volunteer hours in 2016 in activities aimed at providing and protecting safe water resources and educating people about water, sanitation, and hygiene. Xylem Watermark, its corporate citizenship platform, last year launched a service-focused employee engagement program in support of this mission with a goal of logging 100,000 volunteer hours in three years.

Apply Now to Develop the GRI Standard on Water

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Does your organization use the GRI Standards to report on its water use and impacts? Do you have transparency requirements that you would like the GRI Standards to address? Help GRI’s Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) develop and update the GRI 303: Water Standard so that it is even more effective for your needs!

The Benefits of Earning a Professional Certificate in CSR: An Interview with Institute of CSR Alumni

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Institute for CSR Alumni Reflections: Interview with David Figliuzzi, Executive Director of Cigna Foundation and Civic Affairs

Why did you choose to participate in the Institute for CSR and what year did you graduate?
I chose the program based on the strength of the program’s course of study. I graduated in 2016.

Ingersoll Rand Chief Technology Officer Speaks at 2017 Great Energy Efficiency Day Forum

Paul Camuti discussed driving economic prosperity through energy efficiency
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DAVIDSON, N.C., February 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Paul Camuti, senior vice president of innovation and chief technology officer of Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, joined other energy efficiency industry leaders at Alliance to Save Energy’s Great Energy Efficiency Day (GEED) 2017 on Feb. 8 in Washington, D.C.

Sands Expo Convention Center and The Venetian Congress Center LEED Certification Helps Nevada Earn Ranking on ‘Top 10 States for LEED’ List

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The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced their annual Top 10 States for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) list. The annual ranking highlights states throughout the United States that made significant strides in sustainable building design, construction and transformation over the past year. Nevada made the 2016 list with a total of 6,397,602 LEED-certified gross square footage.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (February 2017)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

Serious #Green Seventeen

#Sustainability in the New Year
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If my title makes you think of Janet Evanovich, I hope it makes you smile. Smiling doesn’t always come easily these days for many of us committed to a sustainable and just world.

However, as I keep reminding my friends, the world is not flat, and no amount of bluster makes it so. And for a long time now, it’s the multinational corporations that have had the economic power to effect needed change. So, to remind us that there’s serious weight behind many sustainability agendas, I’ve chosen to highlight a few companies running full force into a renewable world.

How GOJO Raised the Bar for Sharing Its Sustainability Progress

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By: Nicole Koharik

Last fall, GOJO released our fifth annual sustainability report, What Matters Most. This report shares with all GOJO stakeholders – customers, team members and partners – our sustainability story and the progress we have made. It focuses on the areas that matter most to our stakeholders – creating Sustainable Value through collaboration, product innovation, our commitment to sustainable chemistry and more.

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