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Entrevista con Lori Michelin, CEO y Presidente del World Environment Center (WEC), y Francisco Suárez, Presidente Anterior del Consejo Directivo del WEC, Sobre el Fomento de Soluciones con Empresas Para Abordar el Desarrollo Sostenible

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La Sra. Michelin y el Sr. Suárez discuten el trabajo de sostenibilidad global del WEC y su misión de promover la sostenibilidad en asociación con las compañías miembros del WEC, los gobiernos, las instituciones multilaterales y académicas, y otras ONGs.   El Sr. Suárez comparte cómo compañías miembro como Coca Cola-FEMSA, de la cual es el Director de Desarrollo de Negocios, participan en las actividades y proyectos de vanguardia del WEC, y la importancia de contar con una membresía compuesta por líderes globales en sostenibilidad corporativa.  El Sr.

An Interview With Lori Michelin, CEO & President of the World Environment Center (WEC), and Francisco Suarez, Former Chair of the Board of WEC, on Fostering Solutions With Business to Address Sustainable Development

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Ms. Michelin and Mr. Suarez discuss the global sustainability work of WEC and its mission to advance sustainability in partnership with WEC member companies, governments, multilateral and academic institutions, and other NGOs.   Mr. Suarez shares how member companies such as Coca Cola-FEMSA, of which he is the Director of Business Development, participate in WEC’s forefront activities and projects, and the importance of having a membership comprised of global corporate sustainability leaders.  Mr.

Timberland, Journeys, and the Student Conservation Association Take Urban Greening to Los Angeles

Volunteers transform 10,000 square feet of vacant lot into a resident-driven urban farm to benefit the local homeless population
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On the third and final stop of Timberland’s three-city 2018 urban greening tour, close to 100 volunteers transformed a vacant lot in Los Angeles into a resident-driven urban farm to benefit the local homeless population.

Gildan Opens “Rio Market” for Employees at Their Rio Nance Complex in Honduras

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Gildan has launched a new onsite supermarket for its employees, offering non-perishable food, household essentials and personal care items at discounted prices for 8,500 workers located at the complex.    

The one-stop shop is convenient for employees who work at the Rio Nance complex allowing them to purchase items conveniently through a variety of payment methods, including payroll deduction which provides interest-free credit. Alternatively, they can order goods through a form available at their facility and have items delivered directly to their workplace.

21CF and U.S. State Department Host Second-Annual #HiddenNoMore Program, Helping Advance Women Around the World in STEAM Fields

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In 2017, 21st Century Fox partnered with the U.S Department of State to launch #HiddenNoMore, an all-female STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) leadership development program inspired by the Fox 2000 film Hidden Figures. The initiative marked the first time in history that a Hollywood movie led to the creation of a publicly-funded educational exchange program.

Elkay Begins Tracking Their “Honorable Endeavors”

Launches Inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report
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Launches Inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report 

Elkay Manufacturing Company today released their inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, documenting the company’s commitment to their communities, employees, customers, and the planet. The report, named Honorable Endeavors, follows the Global Reporting Initiative G4 model and outlines the company’s focus on promoting social and environmental responsibility while building stronger communities.

Responses to: “The Unholy Marriage Between Crony Capitalism & Sustainability”

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There’s been a lot of interest in my recent article, “The Unholy Marriage Between Crony Capitalism and Sustainability”. On LinkedIn there were 8000+ views and on the TSSS website there were another 1000. It was interesting to see how people responded. Usually in 1 of 2 ways.

Happy New Year: A Reflection on 2018 Wins and 2019 Opportunities

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To: Global PayPal Employees 

Happy New Year! I hope that wherever you are in the world, and however you choose to celebrate the holiday season, that you are entering 2019 rested, re-energized, and with a clear sense of mission. As I’m sure some of you did as well, I took a bit of time for reflection over the last few days. We get so busy in our day-to-day work that I’m always thankful for those quiet moments and the opportunity to take stock and look forward. 

PayPal Named to Forbes Best Employers for Diversity 2019

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We are pleased to announce that PayPal was once again named on the Forbes list of the Best Employers for Diversity in 2019. We consistently strive to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace year by year, and are excited to see continued results.

Read more about diversity at PayPal here.

A New Blueprint for Renewable Energy Aggregation

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Watch this video on how Bloomberg, Cox Enterprises, Gap Inc., Salesforce and Workday closed an all-new renewable energy aggregation deal with guidance from LevelTen Energy. This is the first example of companies aggregating similar, relatively small amounts of renewable energy demand to collaboratively enter into a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA), collectively acting as the anchor tenant for a large offsite renewable energy project.

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