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ACI Sustainability Report Showcases Cleaning Sector's Drive to Reduce Emissions and Packaging, Increase Transparency

Time for transparency: Industry calls for federal standard governing cleaning product ingredient labeling
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  • 1.5°C Challenge: 18 ACI member companies respond to industry trade’s challenge to align emissions reduction plans with a net zero (1.5°C) pathway. An additional 20 member companies have publicly committed to reach net zero by 2050
  • Time for transparency: Industry calls for federal standard governing cleaning product ingredient labeling
  • Recycling roadmap: Members set goal to achieve 75% recycling rate for cleaning product packaging waste by 2030

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Partners With CNote To Invest $20 Million in Under-Resourced Communities

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Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, today announced a $20 million commitment to CNote, a technology-based investment platform. The investment will support economic growth and opportunity in communities across the U.S. by providing capital to support BIPOC-owned (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) and women-led small businesses.

Workshop: Shaping Sustainability Systems To Achieve Sustainability Goals

Help shape the revised and integrated ISEAL Code of Good Practice and the future performance of sustainability systems. Join Centre for Responsible Business (CRB), ISEAL and VSS Collaboration India in an interactive online workshop.
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October 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - How can sustainability standards and similar systems drive solutions to pressing sustainability issues?

Paychex Releases 2022 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report

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September 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, Paychex, Inc. announced the release of its 2022 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report. The report details the steps the company, a leading provider of integrated human capital management software solutions for human resources, payroll, benefits, and insurance services, is taking in pursuit of “Working for a Better World.”

Why the Skills Mismatch Is a Global Challenge

By Alexandra van der Ploeg
Blog

In 57 of 108 countries, more than half of the workforce have jobs not matching their level of education. This situation is called skills mismatch. Seventy-two percent of this skills mismatch is attributed to under-education. In fact, hundreds of millions of young people find themselves unemployed and unemployable, lacking the right skills to take up the jobs available. The skills mismatch is a global challenge, and a lack of education is the root.

Meta at UNGA 2022

By Flavia Alves, Head of International Institutions and Relations
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  • We’re proud to reiterate our steadfast commitment to the Christchurch Call to Action and continue our work with the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism as they expand their membership and advance their technical solutions.
  • We’re also working with industry peers to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals of promoting health and safety, peace and security.
  • We continue our efforts to encourage multi-stakeholder and multilateral collaboration to keep an open, interoperable, inclusive and free internet.
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  • We’re proud to reiterate our steadfast commitment to the Christchurch Call to Action and continue our work with the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism as they expand their membership and advance their technical solutions.
  • We’re also working with industry peers to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals of promoting health and safety, peace and security.
  • We continue our efforts to encourage multi-stakeholder and multilateral collaboration to keep an open, interoperable, inclusive and free internet.

O-I Glass Takes Leadership in Building Recycling Ecosystems for Glass Packaging

Summary: 
  • Company releases 2022 Sustainability Report

  • Collected in excess of 100,000 tons of glass packaging through 49 closed loop programs

  • Implemented 9 community recycling programs and two special collection programs through GLASS4GOOD program

  • Engaging in advancing processing while partnering with suppliers, customers, and communities

Press Release
  • Company releases 2022 Sustainability Report

  • Collected in excess of 100,000 tons of glass packaging through 49 closed loop programs

  • Implemented 9 community recycling programs and two special collection programs through GLASS4GOOD program

  • Engaging in advancing processing while partnering with suppliers, customers, and communities

Sophie Beckham, International Paper CSO, on the Vision 2030 Goals

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How does IP’s sustainability strategy — Vision 2030 — align with IP’s enterprise-wide business strategy?

Our sustainability framework is a critical part of our business strategy and our roadmap to delivering long-term value to all of our stakeholders. In our first year of implementing our Vision 2030 goals and targets, we have focused on integrating the goals into our business plans so that delivering sustainable outcomes becomes a part of the way that we work every day.

Fair Trade Certified™ Coffee Partners Update Commitments Ahead of Sustainable Coffee Challenge and International Coffee Day

Keuring Dr Pepper, Sam's Club, ALDI, Kroger, and others take the lead in commitments toward more sustainable coffee
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OAKLAND, Calif., September 26, 2022 /3BL Media/ - In honor of International Coffee Day, October 1, 2022, Fair Trade USAhighlights its coffee partners’ commitments to the Sustainable Coffee Challenge (SCC). Managed by Conservation International, the SCC is a collaborative effort of public and private sector organizations and companies working to make coffee the world’s first sustainable agricultural product.

How Can Companies Deliver Impact for the SDGs?

By Camila Corradi Bracco, Policy Senior Coordinator, Global Reporting Initiative
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It’s widely accepted that the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are central to how, as an international community, we collaborate to address the most urgent global challenges that we face. The Goals provide a route map towards a better and more sustainable future, yet what do they mean in practice for companies? And how can businesses meaningfully contribute to their fulfilment?

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