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Increase CSR Participation with Positive Actions

Inspire a purpose-driven culture with missions
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Today's employees are expecting a greater sense of purpose in the workplace. In fact, 83% of Millennials say they would be more loyal to their employer when they feel they can make a difference on social and environmental issues at work.

Your CSR program is an ideal way to empower employees to do more good through charitable giving and volunteering, but what if there was something that could drive even more impact?

Good news! You can engage even more people in your program when you give them opportunities to take small, positive actions both in and out of the workplace.

Mohawk Group’s Sunweave Woven Broadloom Marries Best Practices of Past and Present

By Anna Gibertini
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Mohawk Group continues to lead the commercial flooring market with a new woven broadloom carpet that epitomizes the best in contemporary taste. First presented at NeoCon 2018, Sunweave finds inspiration in indigenous woven techniques—looking at everything from baskets to blankets and other textiles from around the world.

Microsoft Works to Empower People, Strengthen Communities, and Protect Our Planet

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As Microsoft pursues its mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, there is great opportunity for their customers, partners and company.  With that opportunity comes a great responsibility to society. That is why Microsoft continuously works to apply the power of technology to empower all people, strengthen communities globally and protect our planet. It is also why their policies and business practices are rooted in a commitment to timeless values such as trust, privacy, inclusion, and transparency.  

GRI Podcast October: Going Digital

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There’s an increasing demand for sustainability data from investors, consumers, and governments, to name only a few groups.

Thousands of the world’s largest companies are producing vast amounts of non-financial data and releasing it publicly, but the information disclosed in sustainability reports is not being used effectively - by companies themselves nor by their stakeholders.

Video: CEO Spotlight - The Case for Fair Trade

New video highlights businesses' commitment to fair trade
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Since Fair Trade USA's launch in 1998, more than 1,250 companies have committed to a world-changing way of doing business through Fair Trade.

BlackRock, Heineken and State Street Share Business Strategies

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Business and investors need to take the lead with future innovations on climate mitigation action.  Central to this is collaboration, creating partnerships to drive large scale change within business and value chains based on long-term goals.

You can now access exclusive insight from the CEOs and business leaders who are innovating their business strategies to leverage the new opportunities and meet stakeholder demands:

Sappi's Allentown Facility Carries "Zero Waste" Mission

Sheeting facility generates one pound of waste per paper ton
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Sappi’s Allentown sheeting facility generates just one pound of waste for every ton of paper processed, well below industry standards for zero waste designations. With great planning, execution, and a strong vision of how recycling can lower costs and bring in new revenue, Allentown’s range of materials re-used or recycled is impressive.

Allentown’s sheeting operations stand out as an excellent example of an industrial process that’s efficient, flexible and generates nearly zero waste.

Don't Risk Resilience: 5 Threats & 5 Opportunities

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Organizations need resilience in the face of an increasingly broad and unpredictable risk landscape. This is especially true when it comes to energy and sustainability.

Investors and customers alike recognize the effects of climate change and other factors that increase volatility. And the pressure these and other groups are applying to drive change can no longer be ignored.

Contact us for more information on building resiliency into your business.

Symantec Slashes GHGs by More Than 30% in Just Three Years

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We recognize the urgency with which society must collectively act to mitigate the threat of climate change. At Symantec, we continue to promote a low carbon future by reducing resource use across our operations, engaging our employees, and taking part in industry initiatives to transition to renewable clean energy.

Achieving our greenhouse gas reduction goal 

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