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SC Johnson Provides Support to Help Protect Carnaúba Palm Trees in Brazil

Donation of 1.2 Million Brazilian Reals Will Help Drive Control of Invasive Weed in Caatinga Forest
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RACINE, Wis., June 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As part of SC Johnson’s efforts to protect natural resources for future generations, the company today announced it has provided a grant of 1.2 million Brazilian reals ($370,000) to the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI).

Delivering Impact: Sustainable Business & Finance at Bloomberg

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At Bloomberg, sustainability means managing our business better by integrating environmental, social and economic considerations into our operations, products and services. Our Global Head of Sustainable Business & Finance Curtis Ravenel explains our approach to sustainable business and finance. Find out more under bloomberg.com/impact.

Laying the Foundations for a Greener Energy Future

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On a viewing platform high above the Yangjiang Nuclear Power Station, CLP Chairman Sir Michael Kadoorie looked out on a spectacular panoramic view of the gigantic complex sprawling below him.

Armies of construction workers busily installed the last two generating units of the six-unit plant, which will throw out 6,516MW of power when the station goes into full operation next year, providing clean energy across Mainland China’s Guangdong province.

Restaurant Chains Are Hungry for Waste Reduction

Some chains are composting, donating leftovers and swapping single-use items for reusable ones.
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Yum! restaurants donate more than 7 million pounds of food annually to partner agencies in the U.S. and globally.

Since 1992, the Yum! system has contributed more than 190 million pounds of food to more than 3,000 nonprofit organizations.

Its partner, Food Donation Connection, conducts training, identifies donatable items and recipients, coordinates donations and provides centralized management and support.

Environmental Leader | First of Its Kind Loan: Barclays’ Borrower Pays Less if Sustainability Targets are Met

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by Jennifer Hermes

In a first in the US, a company has entered into a syndicated sustainability-linked revolving loan. CMS Energy and its subsidiary, Consumers Energy, have entered into $1.4 billion revolving credit facilities from Barclays, the sole Sustainability Structuring Agent on the loan. This means that CMS can reduce its interest rate on the new credit by meeting targets related to environmental responsibility, CMS says. 

Don’t Miss These 5 Highlights From HPE’s New Living Progress Sustainability Report

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HPE’s new Living Progress Report demonstrates how we’re applying the innovation engine of HPE to corporate citizenship and sustainability.  At HPE, Living Progress is our plan to create sustainable solutions for our company, our customers, and our world. It’s the way we integrate sustainability into our business strategy, building on a commitment articulated by our founders 60 years ago.

Here are a few highlights from the report:

Meet Susan Goodsell, Member of the Aflac Green Team

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Meet Susan Goodsell, a member of the Aflac Green Committee who uses her communication skills to help promote Aflac’s environmental sustainability initiatives through education, community activities and volunteerism. 

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Sappi's Jennifer Miller Reflects on Community Engagement as Key to Success

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Jennifer Miller, Chief Business Sustainability Officer, reflects on how customer, colleague and community connections build stronger companies. 

Circularity: A New Way of Thinking, A New Business Model

by Nick Blandford, Global Sr. Program Manager at Schneider Electric & Co-Founder at Vibes YYJ
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Approximately 1 million plastic drinking bottles are purchased every minute and every year people around the world use up to 5 trillion disposable plastic bags. And the crazy fact is that most of this plastic is used only once.

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