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National Nonprofit Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2020 National Conference in Memphis

Iconic Community Improvement Organization Gathers Hundreds of State and Local Community Leaders for Week of Education, Inspiration, and Motivation
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s largest community improvement nonprofit organization, will host its annual Keep America Beautiful National Conference on Feb. 12-14, 2020 at The Peabody Memphis Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee.

Dow Inc. CEO Jim Fitterling: Esg, Sustainability a Big Area of Interest

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Dow Inc. CEO Jim Fitterling discusses how his company has been impacted by the U.S.-China trade war and what a phase one trade deal means for the company with CNBC’s Sara Eisen at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Watch the video here

New Swiss Data Center Label to Decarbonize Nationwide Digital Infrastructure

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In this press release

  • Today at the WEF Annual Meeting, an alliance of academia and industry announced the Swiss Data Center Efficiency Label to decarbonize data centers and significantly reduce their energy consumption
  • Supported by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy through the program SwissEnergy, the alliance aims to drive adoption across and beyond Switzerland
  • Ten pilot users of the label achieved energy savings of up to 70 percent, with five of the pilot users employing 100 percent carbon-neutral energy sources
Press Release

In this press release

  • Today at the WEF Annual Meeting, an alliance of academia and industry announced the Swiss Data Center Efficiency Label to decarbonize data centers and significantly reduce their energy consumption
  • Supported by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy through the program SwissEnergy, the alliance aims to drive adoption across and beyond Switzerland
  • Ten pilot users of the label achieved energy savings of up to 70 percent, with five of the pilot users employing 100 percent carbon-neutral energy sources

Marc Pritchard Welcomes #WEF20 Delegation to DAVOS

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This year at World Economic Forum we’re calling for global collaboration and coordinated actions to make positive change for good. Our Chief Brand Officer and head of the P&G delegation at Davos, Marc S. Pritchard, shared his message for what he hopes team P&G will accomplish throughout the week. 

Our Indispensable Problem: The Paradox of Modern Plastics

by Jim Fitterling Chief Executive Officer, Dow
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  • Plastics have brought enormous benefits along with enormous challenges.
  • There is no one-size-fits-all solution to the issue of plastic waste.
  • To tackle it will require a multi-pronged, circular economy-based response.
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  • Plastics have brought enormous benefits along with enormous challenges.
  • There is no one-size-fits-all solution to the issue of plastic waste.
  • To tackle it will require a multi-pronged, circular economy-based response.

Tech for Good: Innovating for a Better World

The December Workshop — hosted by eBay, MIT Solve and The Tech Interactive — centered around developing solutions for challenges in sustainability and economic prosperity.
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Earlier this month, in partnership with MIT Solve and The Tech Interactive, eBay co-hosted the MIT Solve challenge design workshop in San Jose, California, bringing together Bay Area technologists and innovators to brainstorm the most pressing global challenges around sustainability and economic prosperity.

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends to Follow in 2020

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2019 was a pivotal year in Corporate Social Responsibility as the concepts of corporate responsibility and sustainability received significant media attention, and the trends that I identified last year at this time (better dialogue, more learning, more disaster prevention, greater equity and the growing importance of Generation Z-ers) remained timely and relevant. Still, 2020 promises to bring more challenges and opportunities to the field, and leaders should pay attention to these developing global trends in Corporate Social Responsibility:

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 129: Measuring Impact on the SDGs

By sgENGAGE Team
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The U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the set of 17 global goals adopted by 193 U.N. member states to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and protect our planet, provide a common roadmap for organizations to measure impact. And in particular, the participation of companies and philanthropic organizations will be critical to achieving the SDGs. But with 17 goals and 232 indicators, it can seem overwhelming to know where to begin.

Investing in the Future: Why Keysight Is a Leader in Environmental, Social & Corporate Governance

Marie Hattar, Chief Marketing Officer
Blog

At Keysight, we believe that our business and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) goals are synergistic. We’re committed to building a better world through our solutions and services, and through ethical, responsible and sustainable operations. That commitment has now been recognized by Investor’s Business Daily (IBD), which placed Keysight at #18 in the first annual 50 Best ESG companies listing.

UPS Horizons: Listen, Learn, Lead

Sustainability Insights and Updates | December 2019
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Listen, Learn, Lead 

By Suzanne Lindsay-Walker

UPS Chief Sustainability Officer

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Listen, Learn, Lead 

By Suzanne Lindsay-Walker

UPS Chief Sustainability Officer

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