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SC Johnson Honored with Global Conservation Hero Award

Company Recognized for Leadership and Commitment to Conservation in the Amazon Region at Annual Gala
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RACINE, Wis., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced it has received Conservation International’s most prestigious award: the Global Conservation Hero award. Conservation International (CI) presents this award to remarkable individuals and organizations whose environmental commitment and actions have had a transformative impact for the good of the planet and its people.

SC Johnson Accelerates Pace to Meet Zero Waste to Landfill Goal

SC Johnson Manufacturing Plants Will Send Zero Manufacturing Waste to Landfills Ahead of 2021 Goal
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RACINE, Wis., October 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson is poised to do at most of its manufacturing facilities what for many families seems impossible to do at home – throw nothing out. The company announced today that it is ahead of schedule in meeting a goal to send zero manufacturing waste to landfill from its factories by 2021. Already, more than 65 percent of SC Johnson facilities have achieved the zero manufacturing waste to landfill distinction.

Stockland Releases Its 2017 Annual Review and Sustainability Reporting

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Stockland has released its FY17 Annual Review and Sustainability Reporting, which highlight its continued leadership and ongoing achievements in sustainability.
 
Mark Steinert, Managing Director and CEO Stockland, said: “These reports demonstrate the shared value we create for our securityholders, customers, community and the environment through the world-leading sustainability initiatives we’re implementing across our business. 
 

Sappi North America's Environmental Responsibility: Energy and Emissions

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We approach environmental responsibility from a holistic perspective grounded in life cycle thinking—looking carefully at raw material use, energy generation, manufacturing and the end of life of our products. We work across the supply chain to drive change within our spheres of influence.

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TransCanada Releases 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Report features enhanced disclosure on key sustainability topics
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September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - TransCanada today released its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, providing a comprehensive update on the company’s performance on environmental, social and governance topics that matter most to the communities, Indigenous groups and stakeholders involved with or affected by our business across North America.

Download Antea Group’s New Ebook "Change or Be Changed: The Future of Food & Beverage Is Now"

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As technology, brand values, and consumer demands change, food and beverage industry professionals must be prepared to understand, predict, and adapt to the trends. We created this ebook as a compilation of presentations by industry leaders from the Inogen Worldivew 2017 Conference held in New York this past April to continue the discussion of coming changes in the food and beverage industry.

Gildan Activewear Added to Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2017

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MONTREAL, September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE), announced today that the Company has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World Index) for the fifth consecutive year and the DJSI North American Index for the second consecutive year. Gildan remains the only North American company in the Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods industry group listed in the DJSI World Index. 

Nespresso Proves That Single Serve Coffee Makers Can Be Environmentally Friendly

by Gina-Marie Cheeseman
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Machines that brew single cups of coffee are extremely popular. Single serving coffee brewing machines are the second most popular brewing system in the US after drip coffee makers. In 2017, 29 percent of American coffee drinkers used them to brew their favorite drink.

Single serve coffee makers tend to create waste that isn’t recyclable as most of the pods used are made from plastic. And plastic itself is harmful to the environment as it is a petroleum product. Enter the Nespresso machines.

More Corporate Sustainability Fluff

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While some jaded readers may view claims about sustaining communities as a bunch of corporate fluff, in Domtar’s case it is. Literally.

Domtar’s mills in Plymouth, North Carolina, and Ashdown, Arkansas, have decades of papermaking history and an experienced workforce. They are essential pillars of their local economies. And, like many mills across North America, their longterm future was directly affected by declining paper demand in the markets they served.

Domtar Sustainability: More Renewable Energy for the Windsor Mill

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Our mill in Windsor, Quebec, is on its way to becoming one of the largest private producers of renewable energy in the Eastern Townships region of the province with a second turbine generator scheduled for commissioning in 2017.

The mill is already generating steam and electricity from its current 32 megawatt (MW) turbine generator. Energy efficiency improvements and other operational changes have yielded enough spare capacity in the biomass boiler to allow the mill to take advantage of a renewable energy program launched by the provincial utility for Quebec’s forest industry.

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