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Sysco Improves Sustainability in Seafood Supply Chain

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Sysco is committed to working with suppliers to improve sustainability in our seafood supply chain through fishery improvement programs (FIPS). In partnership with World Wildlife Fund, we are working with fishermen to improve record-keeping and traceability, reduce bycatch and better manage fish stocks, helping increase the supply of sustainable seafood for current and future generations.

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

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The Future Is Sweet — and Sustainable — for Allbirds

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If you take a quick look around your office, it probably won’t be hard to spot a pair of shoes made by Allbirds, the San Francisco-based footwear company that makes its products using materials like wool and eucalyptus fiber. The two year-year old company aims to make comfortable, sustainably-made shoes – and they seem to be everywhere.

Listen in as EDF+Business vice president Tom Murray chats with Allbirds co-founder Tim Brown to learn more about his approach to design and innovation and to look behind the sustainability curtain at Allbirds.

Republic Services® Achieves Initial Sustainability Goals

2017 Sustainability Report Details Republic’s Solutions for Our Blue Planet®
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PHOENIX, August 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today released its 2017 Sustainability Report, demonstrating the Company’s commitment to providing regular reporting on its sustainability initiatives and progress. The report details the Company’s sustainability strategy and achievement of its time-bound goals set in 2014.

JetBlue Helps Sustainable Aviation Take Off with Carbon Offsets

Commercial aviation is one of the world’s more high-profile carbon-intensive industries, but companies like JetBlue are reacting to changing consumer sentiment to create a more efficient, low-carbon future
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Consumer priorities are shifting across a number of industries, and the aviation sector is no exception. In the past, businesses could get away with offering a simple, good-value service, but today’s customers expect airlines to take sustainability as seriously as they do profitability.

Builds Are Underway in Support of Habitat for Humanity

Avery Dennison believes in supporting the communities where our employees live and work. We look for local needs and opportunities for our employees to volunteer time and resources to making their communities stronger.
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“On our Habitat for Humanity build days, we put values like teamwork, excellence and innovation into action. Our community and our team are stronger for it.”

Duke Energy Releases Updated Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Template for Investors

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Enhanced reporting part of industry initiative to improve sustainability reporting for investors.

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Enhanced reporting part of industry initiative to improve sustainability reporting for investors.

Applications Now Open for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Hometown Community Garden and Greenspace Grant Fund

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by Lindsay LaSala, Community and Foundation Relations Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro

At ScottsMiracle-Gro, our roots run deep. This year, we’re celebrating the 150th anniversary of our company, and we contribute a big part of our success to the local community in Marysville, Ohio, who’s helped us grow over the years. That’s why we’re honored to partner with The Union County Foundation to provide more resources for garden and greenspace development in our own corporate backyard of Union County, Ohio.

New Sustainability Reporting Tools to Save Sweat Equity and Costs

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  • New functionality in EcoStruxure™ Resource Advisor collects and integrates data into surveys for CDP and other key reporting frameworks
  • Upgrades offer sustainability teams insight into program improvements and year-long visibility into progress toward goals
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  • New functionality in EcoStruxure™ Resource Advisor collects and integrates data into surveys for CDP and other key reporting frameworks
  • Upgrades offer sustainability teams insight into program improvements and year-long visibility into progress toward goals

World Water Week: Companies Must Look Beyond Own Operations to Enhance Water Stewardship

GRI’s updated standard on water and effluents requires reporting impacts in the value chain
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STOCKHOLM, August 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Access to freshwater is essential for all life, and a human right recognized by the United Nations. However, millions of people around the world suffer from water scarcity, poor water quality, and inadequate sanitation. Companies operating in areas with water stress have an urgent responsibility to track their impacts, to make informed decisions that trigger meaningful action.

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