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Republic Services® Achieves Initial Sustainability Goals

2017 Sustainability Report Details Republic’s Solutions for Our Blue Planet®
Press Release

PHOENIX, August 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today released its 2017 Sustainability Report, demonstrating the Company’s commitment to providing regular reporting on its sustainability initiatives and progress. The report details the Company’s sustainability strategy and achievement of its time-bound goals set in 2014.

Duke Energy Releases Updated Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Template for Investors

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Enhanced reporting part of industry initiative to improve sustainability reporting for investors.

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Enhanced reporting part of industry initiative to improve sustainability reporting for investors.

New Sustainability Reporting Tools to Save Sweat Equity and Costs

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  • New functionality in EcoStruxure™ Resource Advisor collects and integrates data into surveys for CDP and other key reporting frameworks
  • Upgrades offer sustainability teams insight into program improvements and year-long visibility into progress toward goals
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  • New functionality in EcoStruxure™ Resource Advisor collects and integrates data into surveys for CDP and other key reporting frameworks
  • Upgrades offer sustainability teams insight into program improvements and year-long visibility into progress toward goals

World Water Week: Companies Must Look Beyond Own Operations to Enhance Water Stewardship

GRI’s updated standard on water and effluents requires reporting impacts in the value chain
Press Release

STOCKHOLM, August 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Access to freshwater is essential for all life, and a human right recognized by the United Nations. However, millions of people around the world suffer from water scarcity, poor water quality, and inadequate sanitation. Companies operating in areas with water stress have an urgent responsibility to track their impacts, to make informed decisions that trigger meaningful action.

Corporate Activism Is Focus of Research Study by 3BL Media, GlobeScan

‘Sustainarati’ Insights Sought to Learn How Corporate Responsibility is Evolving
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 23, 2018  /3BL Media/ – 3BL Media, the world’s leading communications partner for purpose-driven organizations, has partnered with the independent research consultancy GlobeScan to conduct the first Brands Taking Stands research study. Please click here to begin the survey.

Ecocentricity Blog: Can't Trust This

Guest Blog by Jim Hartzfeld
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US businesses have the lowest trust scores of all OECD countries being tracked, other than those headquartered in Mexico.

Blog

US businesses have the lowest trust scores of all OECD countries being tracked, other than those headquartered in Mexico.

How Sappi's $165M Investment Will Reshape its Business

Investment at Somerset, ME Mill nears completion
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“By investing in our business to pursue growing areas of demand, we can remain profi table and competitive in the global marketplace.”

Steve Binnie, CEO of Sappi Limited

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“By investing in our business to pursue growing areas of demand, we can remain profi table and competitive in the global marketplace.”

Steve Binnie, CEO of Sappi Limited

Visa Announces Progress in Latest Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

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Visa today released its 2017 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, the company’s summary of progress in its ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility, sustainability and ethical leadership. The report addresses the commitments and progress Visa has made across its most significant environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

UPS: Sustainability Reporting Helps Find Efficient Ways to Do Business

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UPS, the global multinational package delivery company, has been producing a sustainability report since 2003, and was the first in their industry to issue a report with environmental, social and governance (ESG) information. For the company, sustainability reporting is a means to create more positive impacts in the industry, for its stakeholders and on the world.

New Guidance for Companies to Report Their Impact on the Sustainable Development Goals

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GRI and the UN Global Compact publish a practical guide to embed the Sustainable Development Goals into corporate reporting 
Press Release
GRI and the UN Global Compact publish a practical guide to embed the Sustainable Development Goals into corporate reporting 

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