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Motor Graders Deliver Efficiency and Performance

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The Cat® M series 2 motor graders, equipped with an ACERT™ engine and Cat Clean Emissions Module, deliver the performance and efficiency customers demand, while meeting EU Stage IIIB and Tier 4 Interim emissions standards. Integrated machine systems and technologies improve productivity for greater accuracy, lower fuel use and reduced machine wear. Decreases in fuel consumption result in a decrease of combustion of carbon, reducing greenhouse gases.

DuPont Industrial Biosciences, Huntsman Partner in Groundbreaking Cotton Processing Study

New Enzymatic Technology Shows Significant Saving In Energy, Water Use While Increasing Productivity
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Singapore, October 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - DuPont Industrial Biosciences, in collaboration with Huntsman Corporation, announced today the results of a case study that demonstrates the superior performance of Gentle Power Bleach™, powered by DuPont’s first-to-market enzymatic bleaching technology, DuPont™ PrimaGreen® EcoWhite. The study, conducted between 2006 and 2012, measured significant reductions in water use, energy consumption and chemical use coupled with notable increases in product quality and yield.

5 lessons from SAP to spur integrated reporting and thinking

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By Peter Graf

Over the past several years, we at SAP have talked about how we cannot limit ourselves by merely trying to create a sustainability strategy.

Instead, we have been working to make our corporate strategy more sustainable. This month, we hit an important milestone on this journey with the publication of our first integrated report, which combines content from our annual report and sustainability report into one online experience.

No Jerks Allowed! The Case Against Workplace Bullying

Trends Report cites bullying as a major psychological health issue in the workplace -- much more so than you may think
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For my entire career I have been working in a role that involves keeping people healthy – and most of those jobs have been in corporate wellness, either as a researcher or an actual director of employee health.

The mental and emotional health of employees is just as critical to me as their physical health. So believe me, when I hear of those being the target of a workplace bully, no one is more concerned than I am. Many people suffer anxiety, weight gain and disruption to the family at home.

Workplace Trends Report: 12 Key Issues and Solutions for Business Leaders

Sodexo’s Report identifies leading marketplace indicators focusing key people- and community-centric workplace practices that create competitive advantage for organizations and value for employees
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Gaithersburg, Md., January 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo released its annual Workplace Trends Report today, noting among dozens of findings key trends such as 86 percent of Millennials entering the workforce now say they would consider leaving an employer whose values fell short of their expectations, clearly indicating that the emerging workforce is motivated by positive, people- and community-centric workplace practices and initiatives.

What Does ‘Greening’ a Business Have to do with Profitability?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Consider sustainability as a profit center: crazy talk or real possibility?
 

UK losing upwards of £17 billion per year on poor employee engagement

Survey finds employer attitudes to CSR are a major factor in engaging workforce and improving productivity
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) London, 28 April: Key findings of a survey of 1,007 UK employees released today by LeapCR, the pioneering UK provider of employee engagement software, reveal that 57% of employees want their companies to do more towards CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and supporting charities. 

What Could You Do With 90-Minutes of Sustainability Focus?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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At work, when are we most effective?  Is it right after that first cup of morning coffee? 

Why Green Cleaning Makes for Healthy Employees and a Healthy Business

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors.  With today’s modern, energy efficient office buildings, the sealed air inside can contain 10 times more pollution than the air outside due to toxic emissions from building constituents, airborne mold, viruses, and other pollutants.  

How Cloud Computing Helps Small Business to Reduce Emissions and Improve Productivity

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Good news for small businesses leveraging the power of cloud computing.  According to the post, Study: Cloud computing for business uses less energy, computing is more efficient when it's concentrated in the "cloud" at giant data centers and " the greatest energy and greenhouse reductions can be achieved by small businesses with fewer than 100 users."  

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