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Erb Featured Business Sustainability Case Study | Dell: Upcycling Ocean Plastics Through Supply Chain Innovation

By Daniel Partin, Luke Sawitsky, and Allison Ward. This case was written under the supervision of Andrew Hoffman and Ravi Anupindi.
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This case focuses on Dell’s efforts to develop an open-source, scalable, and cost-effective supply chain capable of delivering ocean plastics waste to its production facilities, and potentially to those of partnering companies through a consortium.

Shire Employees Show How They Are Taking Responsibility for the Environment on World Environment Day

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Shire employees around the world held events during the first week of June to bring awareness and action for the environment in honor of World Environment Day on June 5.

The theme of Shire's World Environment Day event was Taking Responsibility for the Environment: Energy & Climate, Water and Waste, in support of the company’s Responsibility goals (see the infographic focused on Shire’s natural resource goals).

Nestlé Waters to Certify All Its Sites to Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard by 2025

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VITTEL, France, June 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé Waters has today announced that it will extend its commitment to water stewardship by certifying all of its sites to the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard by 2025.

New Cameras Installed on SCE Telecom Tower to Monitor Wildfire Activity

The technology for the Orange County cameras will help pinpoint wildfire locations and improve response times.
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The Orange County Fire Authority is now part of a growing number of fire agencies that use a high-tech approach to monitor wildfire activity. Recently, six cameras and a weather station were installed on a Southern California Edison telecommunications tower located on Santiago Peak, the highest point in Orange County. 

How Sea Oats Make Beautiful Beaches Possible

With their deep roots, sea oats protect sand dunes and the beaches we enjoy
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As enchanting as coastal sea oats look, their golden tassels dancing in the ocean breeze from Florida’s Panhandle to North Carolina’s Outer Banks, what lies hidden beneath the sand is even more magical.

The roots of this dainty-looking grass extend as deep as 5 feet below the surface, and literally anchor the dunes in place.

For the fragile barrier islands, sea oats are the first line of defense.

JetBlue Provides $60,000 in “GreenUp" Grants to Four Eco-Focused Nonprofits

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JetBlue recently wrapped its annual environment-focused campaign which took place during Earth Month. Throughout April, JetBlue provided opportunities for its customers, crewmembers and community to donate, volunteer and engage with nonprofits working to preserve the environment.

CLP Stimulates Young People’s Interest in Energy and the Environment

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The CLP Group has kept up its efforts in supporting education in the areas of energy and the environment at different levels across Asia Pacific by tailoring plans to local needs and engaging various partners.

Promoting energy efficiency in schools

Investing in education is in line with CLP’s interest as the company wants to equip the next generation with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand the complexity of the energy business and the importance of environmental protection. Some of the key programmes in 2017 were:

Purina: Committed to a Healthy Future for People and Pets

Pet care company makes significant reductions in water usage, greenhouse gas emissions and waste
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ST. LOUIS, April 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Earth Day challenges individuals and organizations in the U.S. and around the world to think about what they can do to protect and improve the planet. Nestlé Purina, a leader in pet care, is investing in innovative ways to reduce its environmental impact, helping to ensure a healthy future for pets and the people who love them – today and in the future.

JetBlue Launches ‘GreenUp™’ Campaign in Celebration of Earth Month

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During Earth Month, Customers Can Vote For Select Eco-Focused Nonprofits to Receive ‘GreenUp’ Grants

Throughout April, JetBlue Crewmembers and Customers Will Volunteer and Support a Variety of Environmental Causes and Initiatives in the Airline’s Six Focus Cities Including Revitalization Projects in Puerto Rico

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During Earth Month, Customers Can Vote For Select Eco-Focused Nonprofits to Receive ‘GreenUp’ Grants

Throughout April, JetBlue Crewmembers and Customers Will Volunteer and Support a Variety of Environmental Causes and Initiatives in the Airline’s Six Focus Cities Including Revitalization Projects in Puerto Rico

The Häagen-Dazs® Brand Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Honey Bee Support

New flavor raises awareness, virtual reality experience educates consumers and new pollinator habitat provides year-long home for millions of bees
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OAKLAND, Calif., April 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Bees are critical to one-third of the world’s crops, including ingredients that are used in more than one-third of HÄAGEN-DAZS ice cream flavors such as Vanilla Swiss Almond, Strawberry and Rocky Road. However, bees are being threatened at a staggering rate as an estimated one-third of honey bee colonies were lost between April 2016 and March 2017.

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