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Lifelong Lessons in Reliability and Safety

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Derek Parkin, CLP Holdings Chief Operating Officer (COO), vividly remembers an early lesson in the importance of reliability and safety. Born into a coal mining family in the north of England, he landed his first job as a 16-year-old schoolboy cleaning the floors of the offices at a coal mine.

Solar Chicken Farm Shows Sunny Side of Egg Farming

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The hens at Happy Chicken Eggs in Victoria, Australia, are some of the luckiest in the country. They live 100% cage free in lush landscapes and open spaces where they can happily peck and forage all day long. Now, they are contributing to the battle against climate change too.

Happy Chicken Eggs has gone from strength to strength since it was launched in Victoria’s Goulburn Valley a decade ago. A large part of its success comes from the company’s commitment to giving its hens a life worth living.

Balancing Energy Trilemma in Low Carbon Transition

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As the United Nations climate change summit opened in Poland this week, delegates of almost all countries in the world are expected to set out how to implement the Paris Agreement and report the nations’ progress.

Webinar | A Drone May Save Your Life One Day

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This blog post was guest written by Dr. Catherine Ball, founder of the World of Drones Congress and World of Drones Education. She recently presented as part of Cisco’s Women Rock-IT speaker series, which was streamed live from her Twitter account.

HP & Planet Ark Help Aussies Face Up To Plastic Pollution With Monster Installation

Australia is home to some of the deadliest predators in the world. But nothing has posed a greater threat to our environment and marine life than single-use plastic.
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A new report by HP and Planet Ark released last week found that Aussies rate marine plastic pollution as their top concern when it comes to environmental sustainability.

‘Strawberry Fair’ Across P&O Cruises Fleet Joins Guests in Standing Behind Local Strawberry Producers

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September 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As Australia’s homegrown cruise line and a major purchaser of Australian strawberries, P&O Cruises is joining guests in backing Australia’s strawberry producers during the current challenging period.

A special ‘strawberry fair’ is being held across all five ships in the P&O fleet this weekend with guests having the choice of a wide selection of strawberry desserts on display in the Sugar Bar in the ships’ Pantry food outlet.

Caterpillar Inc. | Innovating Efficient Technologies

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Click here to see how Caterpillar helps customers use less fuel and generate fewer greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. These customer needs provide business opportunities for Caterpillar.

EGI & Mohawk Group’s Light Lab Project Contribute to Living Future Exchange, Protecting Vital Habitat in Australia

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Mohawk Group, a leading commercial flooring company, teamed up with Epsten Group, who provided sustainability consulting on Mohawk’s Light Lab Design Studio in Dalton, Georgia. The renovated design studio received Petal Certification from the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) Living Building Challenge™ 2.1.

Legg Mason Affirms Its Commitment to Responsible Investing in Australia

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Legg Mason recently announced that we have joined the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) – an industry group representing investors from across Australia and New Zealand who are focused on responsible, ethical and impact investing.

RIAA seeks to increase the amount of capital invested responsibly by providing valuable information to its constituents, creating awareness and demand for RI products, and by approving funds via its Certification Program.

Northern Trust Sponsors the QCF Philanthropy in Focus Photo Challenge

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Partner Simon Gaites, Head of Client Servicing for Global Fund Services in Australia, attended the launch of Queensland Community Foundation Philanthropy Week. Northern Trust sponsored the QCF Philanthropy in Focus Photo Challenge.

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