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The Venetian and The Palazzo Receive Sustainability Leader Award

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Congratulations to The Venetian and The Palazzo for winning the Sustainability Leading Company award at the Hospitality Stars of the Industry awards gala. The 6th annual industry event was hosted by the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association, and honors talent, performance and excellence from Nevada’s prestigious hospitality industry. Nominees and award recipients were recognized at the gala for the superior service they consistently provide for Nevada’s hospitality industry.

RSN Reveals Annual Conflict Minerals Rankings in Highly Anticipated Webinar Hosted by Source Intelligence & Ropes & Gray

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On Friday Nov 4th, Responsible Sourcing Network (RSN), a project of As You Sow, will release their annual Mining the Disclosures report, an in-depth analysis of conflict minerals reporting which ranks 200+ individual companies across 25+ industries in risk mitigation, human rights impact, and reporting quality.

VIDEO | The Life of an HP Print Cartridge

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What happens to an HP print cartridge when it's empty? Explore the life of an HP print cartridge as it goes through HP's "Closed Loop" program to ensure minimal environmental impact and maximum return of useful materials for new products. Learn more about HP's commitment to responsible lifecycle management at http://www.hp.com/environment

Wendy’s Wouldn’t Be Wendy’s Without Franchising

by Mary Schell, Senior Vice President of Government and External Relations
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If you’ve followed The Square Deal throughout the year, you know that by the end of this year, 95% of Wendy’s U.S. restaurants will be owned by more than 300 franchisees.

But what does that mean? 

Well, it means we’re so much more than just a big Company.  It means we’re a big family.

“Message In A Can” Awareness Campaign: Costa Cruises And Cial Consortium Donate Three Benches to Savona

Three benches made of recycled aluminum as a result of separate collection
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SAVONA, October 27 2016 /3BL Media/ - Three benches made of recycled aluminum have been positioned at Darsena, in front of the historic “Torretta” as a gift to the community of Savona. This is one of the results of the “Message in a can” initiative, which was launched earlier this year by CIAL (Aluminum Packaging Consortium), Municipality of Savona, Ata Spa (Savona Municipality Company for waste collection) and Costa Cruises, in order to promote and develop the collection and recycling of aluminum in the city.

What Must Be Done to Combat Human Trafficking - Survivors Speak Out In a U.S. Advisory Council Report

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Just last week, the U.S Advisory Council on Human Trafficking released its first annual report detailing policy recommendations for various aspects of the human trafficking supply chain, the first of its kind written by survivors.

Albertsons Companies Expands Responsible Seafood Program to Sushi and Shelf-Stable Tuna, Announces Ambitious “Top 20 by 2022” Responsible Seafood Goal

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BOISE, Idaho, November 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - In an ambitious move to provide customers with the highest-quality, traceable seafood from environmentally and socially responsible sources, Albertsons Companies announced today a new Responsible Seafood Policy.

The policy sets a bold vision for sustainable seafood across the 2,300+ stores in the Albertsons Companies family and expands the existing program beyond fresh and frozen seafood to include shelf-stable tuna (canned and vacuum-sealed), as well as sushi sold from our delis.

Advances in Remote Mining Prompt Need for Sophisticated Communications Networks

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An IT revolution is underway in the mining industry, and any investment in communications infrastructure needs to be both strategic and holistic in its planning. 

"Technology promises to radically improve safety, operational efficiency and sustainability for mining companies,” said Dennis Gibson, Chief Technical Officer for mining at Black & Veatch. 

He noted the pioneering example of Rio Tinto’s “Mine of the Future” program – launched in 2008.

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