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DOZN: Advancing How We Evaluate the Greenness of Chemicals

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Those in the chemical industry may be aware of the growing interest in green chemistry, the concept of developing chemical processes and products that reduce the production of waste and hazardous substances. This idea is not new, however. In fact, roughly 20 years ago, chemists, Paul Anastas and John C. Warner, published the 12 principles of green chemistry.

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VIDEO | How Companies Can Accelerate Use of Renewable Energy and Contribute to a More Sustainable World

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With rising corporate commitments and shifting regulatory requirements, companies are looking for ways to quickly advance renewable energy and sustainability initiatives. Corporations are increasingly turning their attention to address science-based targets and clean energy goals across their footprint.  

Women in Finance: Plant Your Garden and Tend It

How finance could and should be a tool for good
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by Jane Carten, President and Director, Saturna Capital 

How Mars Inc. Aligns Sustainability With Biz Strategy: Q&A With Supply Chain Exec

By Jennifer Hermes
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Global food manufacturer Mars Inc. recently made public the fact that the global carbon footprint from its extended supply chain is equivalent to a country roughly the size of Panama. But last week, the company announced its new commitment to reduce its GHG emissions from its full value chain by 27% by 2025, and by 67% by 2050 (from 2015 levels).

Booz Allen Goes BIG for Women in STEM

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Over the past six years, Booz Allen Hamilton has worked to fuse advanced technical capabilities with its 104-year consulting heritage. That journey has led the company to the intersection of two careers with underrepresentation by women at every level: management consulting and technology. Now, the women of Booz Allen are uniting to achieve gender parity by addressing unconscious bias throughout the employee lifecycle.

Announcing New Speakers for #USCCFcircular!

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Join business and sustainability leaders on May 9—10 in Washington, D.C. for the 2018 Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit, Translating Value to Ignite Action.

Some of the outstanding speakers you can expect to hear from include:

Saving the Planet, One Dining Hall at a Time

Sodexo demonstrates the most innovative sustainable dining practices on college campuses
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GAITHERSBURG, M.d., April 13, 2018 – In honor of Earth Day, Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company, recognizes college campuses demonstrating innovative, sustainable dining practices. From hydroponic greenhouses to reusable container systems, here’s three Sodexo-operated campus dining programs reducing their carbon footprints through sustainable kitchens.

Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

Live #CiscoChat April 19th — Circular Economy: Solving for a Sustainable Future

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From technology to transportation, businesses in every industry are getting more and more involved in the circular economy, with the goal of creating a more sustainable future. They’re recycling, repurposing, and reevaluating their strategies, and with these changes, seeing the benefits go well beyond a greener planet.

Want to know more? Join our #CiscoChat on Thursday, April 19th at 10 a.m. PT for answers to some of the most pressing circular economy questions, including:

Novartis Renews Commitment to Malaria Elimination, Investing USD 100 Million to Research and Develop Next-generation Antimalarials

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  • Company to invest more than USD 100 million to advance research and development of new antimalarials over the next five years
  • Commitment includes expanding access to pediatric antimalarials and implementing capacity-building programs to contribute to the WHO’s target of reducing malaria-related child mortality by at least 90% by 2030
  • New opinion research in Africa shows 2030 malaria elimination targets are at risk; leaders urge investment in innovative malaria prevention and treatment tools
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  • Company to invest more than USD 100 million to advance research and development of new antimalarials over the next five years
  • Commitment includes expanding access to pediatric antimalarials and implementing capacity-building programs to contribute to the WHO’s target of reducing malaria-related child mortality by at least 90% by 2030
  • New opinion research in Africa shows 2030 malaria elimination targets are at risk; leaders urge investment in innovative malaria prevention and treatment tools

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