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High Value Found in Small Changes

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Small changes can add up to big savings and Bristol-Myers Squibb knows that very well. Since 2015, the company has identified hundreds of opportunities to reduce emissions and energy and water consumption, equating to more than $11 million in cost savings.

Xylem Supported Safe Water Project Earns Top Ranking in Manchester City’s Annual Cityzens Giving Campaign with More Than 450,000 Votes

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  • Safe Water Project will benefit over 5,000 children in Bangalore, India
  • Campaign success tops record year for Xylem’s corporate citizenship program
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  • Safe Water Project will benefit over 5,000 children in Bangalore, India
  • Campaign success tops record year for Xylem’s corporate citizenship program

Learn More About How Sappi Reduces Water Consumption

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The following offers a view of our annual performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.

DSM's Akulon RePurposed: From Discarded Fishing Nets to High-End Materials

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DSM and Starboard transform discarded fishing nets into high-end surfboard components and contribute to cleaner oceans, litter-free beaches and jobs for local communities.

Las Vegas Sands Recognized as World Leader for Climate Change and Water

Company retains its A List position by CDP for environmental sustainability
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LAS VEGAS, January 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) has again been recognized by CDP, the international nonprofit environmental disclosure platform, on both the Climate Change and Water A List. This is the company’s fourth year in a row to attain a leadership position for Climate Change and its first on the Water A List. Las Vegas Sands is proud to be recognized and continues to work towards additional reduction of its environmental impact.

Subaru of America Continues Sponsorship of the Philadelphia Flower Show for the 18th Consecutive Year

Subaru returns as premier sponsor to celebrate the beauty of nature
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CAMDEN, NJ, January 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, Subaru of America, Inc. has announced that, for the 18th year in a row, it will serve as the premier sponsor of the Philadelphia Flower Show. This annual show is produced by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) and will run from March 2nd to the 10th.

Interview with Tim Singh, Proposal Coordinator, Business Development Support Services

Taking on complex challenges to help Tetra Tech win work and expand its business
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Tim Singh is a proposal coordinator with Tetra Tech based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He helps Tetra Tech teams specializing in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, and geotechnical engineering pursue and win new business. Tim has a bachelor’s degree in industrial design and a master’s degree in strategic design.

What are some of the most inspirational projects you’ve worked on at Tetra Tech?

Xylem Employees Install Solar Power and Water Filtration Systems in Ten Homes Near Pune, India

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On January 3, 2019, Xylem employee volunteers in Pune and Thane completed the installation of ten AquaHomes into households in the villages of Mugoan and Masaad, India. The volunteers spent four days installing the AquaHomes, which provide the households with solar power and clean water for the first time. Prior to this project, the families were using kerosene lamps as their only source of light in their homes. Additionally, the families collected water from contaminated wells in the community, causing many illnesses and diseases among villagers.

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends to Watch in 2019

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2018 proved to be an active year in Corporate Social Responsibility with issues related to sustainability, globalization, advocacy on social issues and multiple natural disasters in the forefront. Some of these issues and trends will continue into 2019, but leaders should expect to see the following noteworthy changes:

Activating Small-Holder Farmers for Personal and Environmental Change

How One Agricultural Training Ground is Changing Traditional Farming Methods Across Zambia
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Mr. Cipolo worked at an airport in Lusaka, Zambia for most of his adult career. In 1994, at the age of 50, he was suddenly laid off. He applied to other jobs in the city but no one wanted to hire him because of his age. Yet he still needed a full-time income to support his family. He tried farming, but after balancing his books at the end of first year, he found he was losing money.

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