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WBCSD Sustain Newsletter | Concrete Sustainability and Our New CEO Guide to Water

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Water is not only key to the world’s stability, prosperity and peace, but is also essential for business to operate. WBCSD’s new CEO Guide to Water makes the case for executive business action on water and outlines key steps for business to take. The Guide, whose foreword is signed by executives from Olam, Diageo, Firmenich, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Veolia, aims to encourage widespread action by companies across the world, regardless of their sector and size.

In Search of the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders

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GreenBiz Group, in partnership with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, is opening nominations for the 2018 class of "30 Under 30" honorees, showcasing the next generation of sustainable business leaders.

The annual editorial feature shines a light on up-and-coming young professionals working in sustainability inside large and small companies as well as government and the nonprofit sector. The article, to be published June 4 on GreenBiz.com, will feature a diverse group from around the world.

Are Companies Ready for the New Energy Economy?

Schneider Electric survey of 236 leading companies reveals how companies are placed to tackle the new energy economy
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The recently concluded 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos focused extensively on energy and environmental challenges that companies are facing to ensure they attain their sustainability commitments. Most of the corporate participants at Davos agreed that they need to integrate and advance their energy and sustainability programs on an urgent basis to address the issues arising out of rapid climate change.

2018 Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance Summit to Be hosted in Oakland at VERGE 18

More than 400 renewable energy leaders to convene for third annual summit
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OAKLAND Calif. and WASHINGTON, February 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The annual Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) Summit will return to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2018 — hosted in Oakland, October 14-16, ahead of GreenBiz Group’s VERGE 18 conference and expo.

Why It's Time to Align Retirement Funds With Sustainability Goals

By: Anya Khalamayzer
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In 2017, Bloomberg announced that it was the first U.S. domiciled company to become a U.N. PRI signatory as a corporate pension plan sponsor (it was a signatory since 2009 as a service provider). It took about four to five years to get key decision-makers comfortable including an ESG-themed fund in the lineup, said Lee Ballin, head of sustainable business at Bloomberg, an effort led by the Global Benefits Team to align the investment and retirement committee; senior business leaders; legal counsel; the professional development team and investor and retirement consultants. 

Corporate Sustainability Efforts Redouble, Says New Report

11th Annual “State of Green Business” Shows Global Progress By Private Sector, Though Challenges Remain
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OAKLAND, Calif. and LONDON, January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The rollback of America’s environmental regulations and international commitments has galvanized companies around the world to extend or redouble their efforts, according to a new report.

Podcast | UPS Longitudes Radio: Moving Urban Logistics Forward (Part 1)

A new UPS/GreenBiz study provides a greener blueprint for city delivery.
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John Davies | GreenBiz 

Urbanization is arguably the defining challenge for how people will live and work in the world of tomorrow.

With two-thirds of the global population expected to live in cities by 2050, the need for efficient and sustainable logistics has never been greater.

That’s why we’re launching a three-part podcast series on how forward-looking businesses, academic institutions and sustainability leaders are reimagining the movement of goods in urban spaces.

ON DEMAND WEBINAR: How to Accelerate and Scale Your Renewable Energy Plan

GM blueprint summarizes clean-energy strategies for companies of all sizes
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Are you interested in how companies are scaling their clean energy use?

General Motors’ global manager of renewable energy, Rob Threlkeld, and Lily Donge, principal of the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewable Center, led a GreenBiz webinar on the economic opportunity in addressing climate change. Together they shared best practices to help organizations of all sizes achieve quick wins toward their renewable energy goals and scale efforts across their enterprise.

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WEBINAR: How to Accelerate and Scale Your Renewable Energy Plan

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Are you interested in how companies are scaling their clean energy use?

General Motors’ global manager of renewable energy, Rob Threlkeld, and Lily Donge, principal of the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewable Center, will lead a free GreenBiz webinar on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. eastern. Together they will discuss the economic opportunity in addressing climate change and share best practices to help organizations of all sizes achieve quick wins toward their renewable energy goals and scale efforts across their enterprise.

GreenBiz Announces Advisory Board for Hawaii Clean Energy Conference

23 Thought Leaders and Key Stakeholders to Help Guide VERGE Hawaii 2018 Program
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OAKLAND, Cali., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - GreenBiz Group has announced the advisory board for VERGE Hawaii 2018: Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit, returning to Honolulu, Hawaii, June 12-14, 2018.

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