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Sloan® Commits to Carbon Neutral Commercial Restroom Products

Reducing Carbon Footprint Furthers Sloan’s Pledge to Sustainability and Transparency
Press Release

November 20, 2017 /3BL Media/  -  Sloan, the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems, has issued a series of carbon-free products in an effort to reduce the impacts its products have on the environment.

CLP Shares New Trends in Corporate Sustainability Reporting

by Vikas Vij
Article

In the last two decades, there has been a manifold increase in the number of reporting requirements and guidance documents related to corporate reporting on ESG issues as governments, nonprofits, stock exchanges and others look to companies for transparency on their sustainability performance. As a result, an increasing robustness is now seen in non-financial reporting among companies worldwide.

GRI Raising Human Rights and Sustainability Issues in Africa

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With support from the UK government, GRI is advancing the state of reporting to promote responsible business practices across different countries in Africa. Raising awareness and helping organizations report on social, economic and environmental issues is a vital component of this program. UK's Department for International Development also backs GRI’s regular work on updating and evolving its standards to reflect new emerging topics and best practices on sustainability reporting.

BAT CASE STUDY & VIDEO | Measuring the Impact of Our Community Programmes in Bangladesh

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British American Tobacco’s latest focus report on Sustainable Agriculture & Farmer Livelihoods outlines its commitment to enable prosperous livelihoods for all farmers who supply its tobacco leaf. One of the highlights of the report include the results of an independent impact measurement study of the company’s community programmes in Bangladesh. The following is an extract from BAT’s new focus report.

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British American Tobacco’s latest focus report on Sustainable Agriculture & Farmer Livelihoods outlines its commitment to enable prosperous livelihoods for all farmers who supply its tobacco leaf. One of the highlights of the report include the results of an independent impact measurement study of the company’s community programmes in Bangladesh. The following is an extract from BAT’s new focus report.

Reporting on the SDGs: Measuring Today’s Contributions and Educating Tomorrow’s Leaders

Article

GRI is strengthening the contribution of the private sector to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by helping make reporting on them more comparable, encouraging private sector engagement and supporting collaboration between business and academia to prepare the next generation of sustainability leaders. ​

GRI November Podcast Out

Curbing Carbon Emissions
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With the UN Climate Change Conference COP23 taking place in Germany early November, in this month’s show we’ll hear about the innovative ways Munich Airport is working to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. We also have a report from our Regional Hub China, which is busy preparing for several Networking Events in the area later this month. Not to forget, the show kicks off with the latest sustainability news.

Merck Publishes Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

Report Highlights New Environmental Sustainability Goals and Impact on Global Health
Press Release

KENILWORTH, N.J., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today published its 2016/2017 Corporate Responsibility Report. The report reflects the company’s performance in the areas of Access to Health, Employees, Environmental Sustainability and Ethics & Transparency. 

Evergreen Agriculture: A Solution for Degraded Landscapes

Blog

Widespread land degradation is an increasing threat to ecosystem health, food production systems and livelihoods across sub-Saharan Africa. Processes such as soil erosion, biodiversity loss and deforestation, which are largely human-driven, significantly reduce the land’s capacity to deliver key ecosystem services including storm and drought buffering, soil nutrient availability, and thus food and fodder production.

Case Study: Sustainability Reporting Creates a Virtuous Circle

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The French-based e-payment services company Wordline started sustainability reporting in 2014, using the GRI G4 Guidelines, and is now one of the pioneers to publish a GRI Standards report. We talked to Sébastien Mandron, Corporate Social Responsibility Officer at Worldline, about how sustainability reporting helps the company enhance trust with its stakeholders. ​

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