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Designing a Sustainable Future

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In the past few years, global efforts such as the Paris Agreement and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have demonstrated the tremendous progress that can be achieved through collective action.

The unprecedented focus from both the public and pri­vate sector on the health of our planet has signaled that efforts to limit environmental impacts can no longer be considered “above and beyond” the normal scope of a company’s operations, but rather serve as investments for our global community’s overall health and future growth in a responsible manner.

Domtar's Sustainability Monthly Minute | July 2017

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What does the maximum take-off weight of 150 Boeing 747-400 airplanes or the amount of water in 8,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools have to do with Domtar? Check out our just-released 2017 Sustainability Report to find out, and learn how the company is working smart for the long term.
 

How Can We Get the ‘Buy-In’ Required from Investors to Make the SDGs Work?

by Tim Mohin
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Originally published by ESG Magazine

In September 2015, all 193 Member States of the United Nations set a very ambitious and necessary agenda for achieving a better future for us all by adopting a set of 17 global goals: the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs aim to end poverty and hunger, fight inequalities and injustice, and protect our planet.

And, if we want to realize these goals, it’s essential that we get “buy in” from investors around the world.

Klean Kanteen and Subaru Launch Multi-Year Partnership with Shared Sustainability Goal

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CHICO, Calif., July 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Klean Kanteen is proud to announce a new multi-year brand partnership with Subaru of America, Inc., rolling out in July 2017. As longstanding supporters of environmental responsibility and sustainability, Subaru, America’s first zero-landfill automaker, and Klean Kanteen, the first stainless steel reusable water bottle manufacturer, will leverage their passion for producing durable, long-lasting products and their knowledge of doing so with the least impact possible on the environment.

Athletic Director, Renowned Chef, and Marketing Guru to be Featured on Panel at 11th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference in Las Vegas

Acclaimed investigative journalist and author Lisa Ling opens the conference as keynote, presenting to sold-out audience; CNN’s Natalie Allen returns as host at MGM Grand Conference Center August 7 & 8
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LAS VEGAS, July 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Three women at the top of their fields will offer insights into leadership and advancing in the workplace during a featured panel at MGM Resorts Foundation’s Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) Aug. 7 & 8 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

Now its 11th year, the conference has sold out for the fourth year in a row. More than 1,000 people are registered to attend the two-day event, which offers attendees custom-designed programming to help them grow their careers.  

Craft Brewery Taps Into Electricity, Creates Niche in Crowded Industry

Electric Brewing Co. in Murrieta uses SCE Time-of-Use and off-peak hour rates to implement successful business strategy.
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MURRIETA, Calif. — As the craft beer industry continues to grow, a small brewery in Murrieta has carved out a special niche for itself. Unlike most breweries that use natural gas, Electric Brewing Co. uses electricity to make its popular beer.

The State of Sustainable Business in 2017: Results from the Ninth Annual BSR/GlobeScan Survey

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By Laura Gitman, Senior Vice President, BSR

Just how much change can happen in one year? The past 12 months have been incredibly volatile, with political, economic, technological, social, and environmental disruptions creating both challenges and opportunities for companies. BSR and GlobeScan’s State of Sustainable Business Survey 2017—our ninth annual survey of BSR members—explores what these changes mean for sustainable business.

A Corporate Guide to Putting the UN Sustainable Development Goals to Work

7 Strategies to Create a Successful SDG Program
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The United Nations is calling on companies to play a big role in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, and your business’s operational practices are just one piece of the impact pie. What if you created a grassroots, company-wide movement with the potential for greater social — and business — impact?

Duke Energy Joins More than 250 Companies in Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

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  • Companies pledge to take concrete actions to foster a diverse and inclusive environment
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  • Companies pledge to take concrete actions to foster a diverse and inclusive environment

Four Key Steps to Optimizing Data for Enterprise Asset Management

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Many water leaders face a conundrum – they know massive system investments are needed, but have a steep hill to climb to gain necessary approvals and rate recovery for such investments. Stand-alone, multimillion dollar technology programs often take a back seat to repairing and replacing aging distribution system assets.

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