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From Dialogue to Action: My Lessons from Davos

By Justin Whitmore, EVP Continuous Improvement and Chief Sustainability Officer
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I recently returned to the US after a week of thoughtful dialogue and action at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, the annual meeting of WEF, an international organization focused on public private cooperation and engaging world leaders to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

The Forum in Davos was an important platform to advance our vision and learn from leaders across food, business, policy and non-profit sectors. At Tyson Foods we have a unique ability to make a difference—our scale provides us both with an opportunity and responsibility for impact.

Keep America Beautiful Recognizes National Leaders and Community Organizations with Awards at 2019 National Conference

Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh Welcomes Keep America Beautiful to Conference Host City, Baltimore
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STAMFORD, Conn., February 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – More than 80 individuals, including community leaders from national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful’s community-based affiliate network and other partner organizations, are being recognized today at Keep America Beautiful’s National Awards Ceremony, which is taking place during Keep America Beautiful’s National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, Feb. 6-8.

Erb Institute ICYMI: How Can Academia and Business Collaborate for Sustainability?

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The Erb Institute engaged with several speakers and participants around key questions that relate to business, academia and sustainability, during a partner event with Innovation Forum in Detroit.

In the videos above, we take a look at what academia has to offer business sustainability professionals and how the sum of the parts is greater than the whole.
 

eBay Partners With the International Fund for Animal Welfare in Honor of its 10-Year Anniversary on the Global Ban of Ivory Sales

After 10 years, eBay continues its fight to combat illegal wildlife trafficking online.
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10 years ago this month, eBay introduced a global ban on ivory sales on our platform. Today, eBay joins with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to mark this anniversary and highlight our ongoing efforts to combat illegal wildlife trafficking online.

Ørsted Gets Closer to a Complete Green Transformation: 99% Renewable Energy Generation by 2025

Ørsted, one of the world’s largest renewable energy companies, will generate almost only green energy by 2025, and bring clean energy to more than 50 million people by 2030. Read more in their recently-published Sustainability Report.
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The years 2015-2018 were the four warmest years on record for the world. To avoid runaway climate change, society must radically decarbonise the way it generates and consumes energy, and keep global temperature rise below 1.5° Celsius as compared with pre-industrial levels.

Timberland's Unwavering Commitment To Environmental And Social Responsibility

by Joseph DeAcetis
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Timberland is a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of premium footwear, apparel and accessories for the urban outdoor lifestyle. It is part of VF Corporation. Best known for its original yellow boot introduced in 1973, Timberland today outfits consumers from toe-to-head (pun intended), with versatile collections that reflect the brand’s rich heritage of utility, craftsmanship and style.

Climate-risk Awareness Rises Among Corporations, Says New Report

12th annual “State of Green Business” reveals growing understanding of how sustainability issues help and hinder profits
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif. and LONDON, February 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ - A rising tide of companies around the world are waking up to the challenges and opportunities presented by climate change and other environmental issues, according to a new report from Trucost, part of S&P Global, and GreenBiz Group.

ACCIONA Energy Joins Schneider Electric in Global Partnership to Accelerate Corporate Renewable Energy Adoption

ACCIONA will connect with commercial and industrial buyers in the Schneider Electric-moderated NEO Network, broadening the array of opportunities and helping speed the transition to clean, sustainable power
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SARRIGUREN, Spain, and BOSTON, February 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – ACCIONA Energy and Schneider Electric today announced that the world-leading company in renewables has joined Schneider’s New Energy Opportunities (NEO) Network™, a growing community of forward-thinking organizations committed to buying and developing renewable energy and clean technologies around the world.

Hormel Foods Drives Environmental Sustainability Results Through Annual Competition

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AUSTIN, Minn., February 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) has announced its Austin (Minn.) Plant team has been named the company’s 2018 Environmental Sustainability Best of the Best champion for its heat recovery project. The internal annual Environmental Sustainability Best of the Best award program, now in its 11th year, recognizes teams for their achievements in reducing environmental impacts.

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