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Gen Z: The Next Conscious Group of Consumers

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Ninety-four percent of Gen Z believe companies should take actions to address critial issues that may not be relevant to everyday business operations, according to the 2017 Cone Gen Z CSR Study: How to Speak Z.

Pulp Nonfiction: How a Small Plant Makes Sustainability Profitable

Columbia Pulp LLC is commercializing an innovative way to turn waste plant material into high-quality pulp and combatting air pollution in the process
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When you can turn a problem into a product, you have the seeds of a profitable venture.

Columbia Pulp LLC, headquartered in Dayton, Washington, is commercializing an innovative but proven way to turn waste plant material into high-quality pulp that can be used to make consumer paper and packaging products – combatting air pollution in the process.

LBG Canada Data Stories: Multi-Year Partnerships Create Meaningful Community Impact

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One of the more impactful community investment choices that a company can make is to create a multi-year agreement with a community partner, and more and more companies are making these a significant proportion of their activities. The average amount invested in multi-year partnerships continues to grow year over year, with almost a quarter of companies investing half their budget, or more, into longer-term agreements.

China’s ‘First’ Successful Cross-Ocean Biofuels Flight Completed

By: Biofuels International
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Flight 497 took off from the Beijing on 21 November. It landed at Chicago’s O’Hare airport at 12:05pm local time. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed the more than 11,000km journey with biological aviation fuel produced from waste cooking oil, according to Xinhua.

Read the full article on Biofuels International.

Seven Important Trends From Textile Exchange Conference Summed up: The Industry Gets It on Sustainability

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (16.11.2017)
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"Sustainability is front and center in the apparel sector" -- so writes Tara Donaldson in the November 5th feature story in the Sourcing Journal in covering the Textile Sustainability Conference in October. Seven major trends were discussed at the meeting of industry execs.

U.S. Chamber Foundation Announces Winners of 18th Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards

Companies Recognized for Work to Positively Impact Their Communities
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WASHINGTON, /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation last night named the winners of its annual Corporate Citizenship Awards, recognizing businesses for making a significant, positive impact on the communities and societies in which they operate.

Scotiabank Supports World Diabetes Day

By Maxine Seymour
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Nassau, The Bahamas – Scotiabank is proud to support World Diabetes Day (WDD), celebrated on November 14 of each year.

“We are committed to helping young people become better off and are thrilled to partner with The Bahamas Diabetic Association to raise awareness as diabetes is prevalent among our population, impacting adults and children,” said Nakera Symonette, Senior Manager, Marketing, Scotiabank.  

Comment, Like or Share Stories Between November 13-19 and Voya Will Donate $1 to Special Olympics – up to $500,000!

Voya Partners with Special Olympics to Help Athletes Achieve Goals Beyond Sport
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Voya Financial is donating $1 to Special Olympics for every ”comment,” “like” and “share” — up to $500,000. The Invest In Something Special effort runs through Nov. 19, 2017 and is part of Voya’s broader effort to support the special needs community. Special Olympics will then distribute the donations to local Special Olympics programs. Anyone worldwide who would like to engage in the campaign and support Special Olympics athletes can use the #InvestInSomethingSpecial hashtag to tag their story.

Voya Financial Earns 100 Percent on Human Rights Campaign's Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality

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"Receiving a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index for the 13th consecutive year is an honor and reinforces our commitment to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace," said Voya's Kevin Silva, executive vice president and chief human resources officer. "Our designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality enables us to further understand and connect with our increasingly diverse customer base, which is essential in our vision to be America's Retirement Company. Congratulations to all of the organizations who received this noteworthy recognition."

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