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UN, L’Oréal, WBCSD, Unilever and Allianz Share Visions for Sustainable Business

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LONDON, November 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Business and investors need to take the lead to deliver the innovations and strategies to drive the required systemic change. Central to this is ambitious leadership, creating partnerships to drive large scale change within business and industries.

You can now access exclusive insight from the CEOs and business leaders who are transforming their business strategies to leverage the new opportunities; Access the invaluable insight from:

Republic Services CEO Says Recycling Has Become a 'Broken' System

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CNBC's Jane Wells reports from a Republic Services facility on the "broken" recycling business as the commodity value of recyclables drop.

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Recycling Business Model Getting Trashed

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The recycling business model is "broken" according to the CEO of waste management company Republic Services, but the company is still beating the market thanks to its trash business. Jane Wells reports on how consumers are contaminating recycling and causing issues for the industry.

Watch on CNBC.

Mohawk's Bandy to Be Recognized with Prestigious Greenbuild Leadership Award

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CALHOUN, Ga., November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ —The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the recipients of its 2018 Leadership Awards, an annual recognition of the outstanding individuals and organizations at the forefront of the green building movement. George Bandy Jr., Mohawk Industries vice president of sustainability and commercial marketing, will join five other distinguished honorees, including global apparel retailer NIKE, for the USGBC Leadership Awards Reception on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Chicago.

Cisco Announces New Goal to Reduce Its Use of Virgin Plastic by 20%

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At Cisco, we are focused on making sustainable thinking a business imperative. Using the lens of the circular economy, we are changing the way we do business, including being more deliberate about how and when to use plastic.

Like many companies, Cisco uses plastic across its product portfolio and in its packaging. Plastic has a lot of benefits, from its technical properties to its low cost and its light weight, which help reduce logistics emissions. However, it also comes with many, well‑documented challenges.

How PayPal Innovated to Engage More Employees Worldwide

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The innovative change-makers in charge of PayPal's giving and volunteering program were eager to engage more employees across their global workforce. They knew their program had the potential for even more social impact, and they wanted to support their people's passions for environmental sustainability.  
  
Learn how PayPal engaged more international team members—and saw tangible results from their sustainability efforts! 

Robbie Lock Named Executive Director, 3BL Association

Press Release

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., November 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- 3BL Media, the world’s leading communications partner for purpose-driven organizations, has appointed Robbie Lock as executive director of the 3BL Association. Formerly the Corporate Responsibility (CR) Association, the 3BL Association builds peer-to-peer collaboration to support and elevate corporate responsibility and sustainability leadership, through professional development and sharing best practices.

Made In The Shade: Erik Hoffner on Agroforestry

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Occam’s Razor is a principle that tells us that the simplest solution to a problem tends to be the correct one. Farmers around the world are abiding by this philosophy in droves by practicing agroforesty, an ancient agricultural technique that supports biodiversity while simultaneously sequestering carbon. This week on Sea Change Radio, we learn all about agroforestry from Erik Hoffner, an editor at Mongabay.

Atlas Copco Partners With Widmer Brothers Brewery

By Greg Marciniak
Blog

Atlas Copco, recently partnered with Widmer Brothers Brewery to improve their bottling process and eliminate excess water consumption with the first-known waterless vacuum pump in the craft beer industry.

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