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2018 Pharma Innovation Awards

By Karen Langhauser
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Wrapping up our bioprocessing category is MilliporeSigma’s Biopharma Product Recycling Program. The increase in single-use plastics waste is pushing biopharma manufacturers to address the environmental impact of currently utilized methods of disposal, such as landfilling and incineration, and question whether there is a better option.

Leveraging the Human Factor to Manage Extreme Weather Events

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As part of Bechtel’s commitment to contribute 100 ideas to support the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we share insights on leveraging the “human factor” to improve resilience from extreme weather events. These insights are based on a joint IBM-Bechtel field project Puerto Rico.

SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Join 3BL Media and Las Vegas Sands for the Next Business Aligns with the SDGs Webinar

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In this third installment of the series, which is free to attend and designed for corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals,  Katarina Tesarova, vice President of global sustainability for Las Vegas Sands, will discuss how the company takes action on SDG 7 Affordable and Clean Energy, SDG6 Clean Water and Sanitation, and SDG12 Responsible Consumption and Production.

CR Leads from Aflac and Tupperware to Emcee at 3BL Forum

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ANNOUNCING EMCEES FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
Catherine Hernandez-Blades, Senior Vice President; Chief Brand and Communications Officer, Aflac, and Mark Shamley, Vice President, Global Social Impact, Tupperware, lead corporate responsibility at two mission-driven Fortune 1000 brands.

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​​​​​​Join us at the Forum as Catherine and Mark guide us through the day, sharing their expertise and insights along the way. 

The Next Resource Frontier: 5 Strategies to Improve Your Company’s Water Security

by Amy Haddon
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Water is arguably our most precious resource.  It is requisite for the survival of all life on our planet.  It is also finite.  While water is endlessly recyclable through the hydrologic cycle, there’s only so much of the stuff, and only about 1% of it is freshwater that is usable for human consumption.

Americans Say That Clean Water Is the Most Important Factor to Living a Healthy Lifestyle, According to Second Annual Study from Nestlé Waters North America

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  • American consumers and experts rank clean water even higher than getting enough sleep and eating healthy foods as an important factor to living a healthy life
  • More than half of American consumers and experts say they think about their water usage daily, yet, almost one-in-three say they don’t know enough ways to conserve water
  • The majority of both American consumers and experts grade U.S. businesses a “C” on how frequently they contribute to water conservation activities
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  • American consumers and experts rank clean water even higher than getting enough sleep and eating healthy foods as an important factor to living a healthy life
  • More than half of American consumers and experts say they think about their water usage daily, yet, almost one-in-three say they don’t know enough ways to conserve water
  • The majority of both American consumers and experts grade U.S. businesses a “C” on how frequently they contribute to water conservation activities

Visa Announces Progress in Latest Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

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Visa today released its 2017 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, the company’s summary of progress in its ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility, sustainability and ethical leadership. The report addresses the commitments and progress Visa has made across its most significant environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

Domtar Sustainability Goals: Journey to 2020

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Domtar has been a longtime leader in sustainability in the forest products industry because we are committed to incorporating sustainability throughout our supply chain — from forest management and raw material procurement to manufacturing processes and how we work. We’ve made great progress on the Domtar sustainability goals we set for the year 2020.

Abbott and PATH Fight Malnutrition with a Better Fortified Rice

Abbott, PATH scientists team up to make not just better rice. It’s Ultra Rice. It’s feeding half a million kids, every day.
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Many people around the world rely on rice as a staple food. But rice can leave a lot to be desired as a complete food – it contains very little in the way of essential vitamins and minerals, including iron. This lack of nutrients contributes to high rates of anemia and children who are underweight and behind in their physical development.

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