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Remembering Harvey and Irma: Mohawk Sends a Deluge of Care

Looking Back on a Hurricane Season of Epic Proportions
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An extraordinary series of hurricanes last year prompted an extraordinary response by Mohawk employees. In August and September 2017, hurricanes Irma and Harvey made landfall, devastating the lives of millions. Included in those millions was Alexis Herbert, a Dal-Tile employee. As the Dal-Tile team answered the call and headed to Florida during Irma to help one of their own with financial assistance and post-hurricane support, the Mohawk fleet made its way to Houston to help deliver more than 100,000 bottles of water in the wake of Harvey.

Erb Institute to Hold Affiliate Event at Global Climate Action Summit

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The Erb Institute is joining the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, CA on September 12, 2018, to host a roundtable “Developing Climate-Business Strategies: Partnering with Universities for Science-Based Impact.” This invitation-only affiliate event will bring together senior-level business, aca

GRI Newsletter: New Tools to Improve Reporting

Updated standard on Water & Effluents, Practical Guide for SDG reporting, and more
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The August issue of the GRI newsletter is full of practical examples and tools that can help you as the new reporting cycle begins for many report preparers.

VIDEO | Don't Feed the Landfills

Five simple tips to help reduce waste in our National Parks
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Subaru and the NPCA share five simple things we can all do to help the National Parks reduce waste going into landfills. Join the conversation and share how you #DontFeedTheLandfills.

Watch the video here 

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Sustainability and Industry Are No Longer Mutually Exclusive – Part 1

By Loic Regnier
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At Schneider Electric, you have heard us talk at length about the energy paradox: world energy use has increased by 50% over the last 25 years, and yet two million people on our planet still lack access to reliable electricity. Add to that the forecast that energy demand will increase by almost another 50% by 2050[1].

EPEAT: Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers Further Validated as the Responsible Choice

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Those who know the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) registry know it is one of the best indicators of sustainably produced electronics.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Launches Corporate Foundation, Makes Strides in Waste Reduction in 2017

Company's 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report highlights achievements in operations, workplace and community outreach
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Inspired by the words of Miracle-Gro founder Horace Hagedorn to “find a need and fill it”, ScottsMiracle-Gro continues to invest in its associates, communities and operations to ensure we leave our piece of the Earth better than we found it. We are pleased to share our latest Corporate Responsibility Update, which provides information on our achievements in the 2015-2017 timeframe.

Sysco's Commitment to Protecting the Planet

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Sysco is committed to protecting the planet by advancing sustainable agriculture practices, reducing the company’s carbon footprint and diverting waste from landfills, in order to protect and preserve the environment for future generations.

For more information on Sysco’s 2025 Responsibility Goals, visit www.Sysco.com/2025Goals.

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Food and Agriculture Companies: A Challenge From a Millennial Mom

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As a working mother, I often have to multi-task. Recently, as I watched my toddler push his food around his plate, I caught up on last week’s news that Fortune had released its annual “Change the World” list of top companies using the profit motive to help the planet and tackle social problems.

Avery Dennison Continues to Pioneer Change by Launching Recycled PET Liners in Europe

Avery Dennison will be the first pressure sensitive labelling material supplier to introduce liner made from recycled PET (rPET) commercially in Europe
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OEGSTGEEST, Netherlands, August 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Jasper Zonnenberg, global director films, explains that the new rPET liner uses carefully selected post-consumer waste (PCW) and will be introduced in October 2018 across a number of self-adhesive constructions:

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