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Introducing the Pull Factor Project

A project to help marketers make sustainable living desirable to the masses.
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For decades we’ve been pushing sustainability on consumers. Despite our best efforts, it’s still not widely embraced in mainstream culture. And yet, we also know the tremendous power of brands to inspire our aspirations, shape our behaviors and mobilize action at scale.

Seeking Sustainable Growth: GRI to Help Build Standards-based Approach for EU’s Sustainable Finance policy

Eszter Vitorino appointed to the European Commission’s Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance
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July 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Following the adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, the EU has mobilized many initiatives to support the global move towards a sustainable economy. One of these is the EU Sustainable Finance strategy, which focuses on examining how to integrate environmental, social and governance considerations into the European Union’s financial system. 
 

Respecting the Rights and Interests of First Nations at Borden

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A significant milestone in development of Borden Gold, Canada’s first all-electric underground mine took place on June 6, 2018, with the signing of an Impacts and Benefits Agreement (IBA) between Goldcorp and three First Nation communities including Brunswick House First Nation (BHFN)Chapleau Cree First Nation (CCFN), and Chapleau Ojibwe First Nation (COFN).

Best Rates for the BSR Conference 2018 Extended

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Missed the BSR Conference 2018 early rate deadline? We heard you! We are extending our early registration rates to give you one more chance to save.

Register by Friday, July 13 to save up to US$250 on BSR18, the business sustainability event that has been defining the field and identifying solutions to our most complex global challenges since 1992.

Creating a More Sustainable World Through Logistics

As the world grows more connected, UPS is helping it grow connected sustainably
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Today, an entrepreneur in India can create an online storefront and sell her products to customers in Brazil. A manufacturer in China can ship goods to Europe by rail, more quickly and with lower emissions than by ocean transport. A business can purchase carbon credits to offset the environmental impact of its shipping activities. And an electrically-powered bike can navigate city streets to deliver a package the last mile to its destination, quietly and with zero tailpipe emissions.

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Sustainability Trends and Materiality Assessments Are Considered to Shape Sustainability at UPS
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UPS is a global company with more than 454,000 employees, serving 10.5 million customers in more than 220 countries and territories. As we continue to refine our sustainability strategy, we consider macro trends, global frameworks such as the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, and stakeholder feedback, which serve as inputs to identify issues that are material to our business. The topics below have emerged as priorities for our stakeholders and our long-term business success, and shape our global sustainability strategy, commitments, and initiatives.

The Venetian Macao Achieves Platinum-Level Macao Green Hotel Award

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The Sands ECO360 global sustainability strategy is designed to help minimize our environmental impact. It reflects our vision to lead the way in sustainable building development and resort operations. Driven by an aspirational idea, made possible through the dedication and hard work of our Team Members, we continue our journey to a more sustainable future.

The Venetian® Macao was awarded a Macao Green Hotel Platinum Award, the first and only hotel in Macao to earn the top recognition.

How Driscoll’s Is Creating Shared Value in Berry Supply Chains

By Rosie Sharp, MBA/MS Candidate 2020 Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability
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The buyer-supplier relationship is changing in more ways than you might imagine. Consumers and retailers are increasingly demanding that suppliers demonstrate their sustainability: How are buyers and suppliers collectively adapting to changes in the market, as well as labor and environmental pressures?

Marina Bay Sands and the World Wide Fund for Nature: Working Together on Ocean Conservation Stewardship

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To raise sustainability standards within Asia’s hospitality industry, Marina Bay Sands has partnered with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Singapore. Together, they are focusing on seafood and ocean conservation with goals including positive initiatives in responsible seafood, aquaculture improvement projects (AIPs), and enhanced green meeting packages.

Sustainability at Scale: Q&A With P&G Chief Brand Officer Marc Pritchard

by Shirley Brady
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“What if P&G products were made in a way that recycles waste, water, and energy? We’re on it, with 85% of our production plants sending zero manufacturing waste to landfill and finding uses for 5 million tons of trash.” That was just part of the good news that Procter & Gamble’s Chief Brand Officer, Marc Pritchard, brought to Sustainable Brands 2018 in Vancouver.

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