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“Upcycling” Old Crayons through Crayola’s Crayon Melter

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In recent years, a trend emerged of creating art with melted wax. Typically this involves heating crayons, candles or other wax with a hair dryer and letting the wax drips fall on paper or canvas. Social media fueled the enthusiasm (#meltedcrayonart) for this crafty project.

Crayola saw an opportunity in 2018, with the environment in mind, to enhance this trend. Consumers with children often have a box or drawer full of used and broken crayons in their homes.

Moody’s President & CEO Ray McDaniel Addresses Corporate Sustainability at Museum of American Finance Lecture Series

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Sustainability is no longer a fringe issue for large corporations, and on September 19, 2019, the Museum of American Finance hosted a fireside chat and panel discussion on the future of corporate decision making as it relates to environmental, social, and governance concerns. Moody’s President & CEO Ray McDaniel delivered the opening remarks and outlined Moody’s unique platform within the sustainability space as a standard setter for credit ratings, research and risk analysis.

Moody’s Highlights Pathway to Prosperity, an Initiative for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

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On September 3, 2019, Moody’s Corporation announced Pathway to Prosperity, a collaboration between its affiliate Finagraph and America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network, at SBDC’s Annual Conference in Long Beach, California.

Advancing Sustainability Reporting in Greater China Region

GRI appoints regional head and publishes new reporting resource
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September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In a strategic move to best meet the diverse needs of companies and stakeholders in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, GRI’s regional base has relocated from Beijing to Hong Kong.

Headed by Verna Lin, an experienced sustainability and investment management professional, the move of GRI’s Greater China Regional Hub comes as both the China Securities Regulatory Commission and Hong Kong Stock Exchange progress plans for environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure requirements by listed companies.

HanesBrands Partners With How2Recycle to Encourage Consumers to Join Company’s Focus on Zero Waste

Hanes will incorporate How2Recycle’s standardized labeling system across all product lines to more clearly communicate how to recycle the company’s product packaging
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands uses recycling to divert more than 86% of its production waste from landfills with a goal of 100% by 2020. Now, the company is making it easier for consumers to pitch in when they pitch out its product packaging.  

HanesBrands Donates $1 Million of Underwear to Assist Hurricane Dorian Victims

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. , Sept. 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands today announced that the company is donating more than 225,000 pairs of underwear to assist Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas and coastal North Carolina.

Hanes is partnering with the nonprofit charity Delivering Good to distribute essential basic apparel valued at more than $1 million to storm and flood victims who have lost homes, endured relocation and separation from families, suffered extended power outages and many other hardships in the wake of the hurricane and associated flooding.

The Quick and Easy Way to Launch Your Company’s Employee Giving Campaign, #GivingTuesday Initiative, or Other Cause Campaign This Fall and During the Holiday Season

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Your organization has grand plans for launching an employee giving campaign this fall. You know your employees are passionate about giving back to the community, and this year you vowed – VOWED – to empower them to support their favorite causes through a workplace giving campaign. But what happened? September is already halfway over. Where did the time go? Is it too late to do something?

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Advocate. Support. Cure.

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Every September, childhood cancer organizations around the world come together in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, with a goal to increase awareness and raise funds for those affected by childhood cancer. According to CureSearch, each year more than 15,000 children in the U.S. alone are diagnosed with cancer.

Northern Trust on the Dow Jones Sustainable Index for Ninth Year in a Row

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Northern Trust has maintained its inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) – North American Index for the ninth consecutive year.

World Alzheimer’s Day is September 21st

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Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of disorders that impairs mental functioning. According to BrightFocus, over 50 million people live with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias in the world today, and if breakthroughs are not discovered, rates could exceed 152 million by 2050.

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