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Landsec Publishes 2019 Sustainability Update

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June 10, 2019

“Sustainability is about the actions we take to fulfil our purpose so Landsec prospers far into the future. We want customers to prefer our spaces. We want communities to be pleased it’s us operating in their area. We want partners to share our priorities. And we want employees to invest their energy and ambition here. When we get all this right, we create value for our investors.” Robert Noel, Chief Executive, Landsec

Landsec’s sustainability programme focuses on three key areas:

Partners in Purpose: Smithfield Foods Announces Zero-Waste-To-Landfill Initiative

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Smithfield Foods strengthened its commitment to sustainability through a new zero-waste-to-landfill initiative. The company will reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills by 75%, and turn 75% of their facilities into zero-waste-to-landfill operations by 2025. Currently, one quarter of Smithfield Foods' facilities are certified as zero-waste-to-landfill, and reuse or recycle at least 50% of all waste generated.

More Than Half of U.S. Adults Are Unsure About How to Recycle: PepsiCo Recycling Is Changing That…Starting in K-12 Classrooms

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PURCHASE, N.Y., May 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- PepsiCo Recycling today announced that, through the Recycle Rally – a free program designed to educate and instill recycling behaviors at K-12 schools across the United States – nearly 10 million pounds of waste material was diverted from landfills during the 2018-19 academic year.  Since launching in 2010, Recycle Rally has facilitated collections of close to 500 million recyclable containers.

Tons of Shredded Paper Will Help Protect Water Source for Panama City Beach

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Teammates at SunTrust Bank’s Atlanta, Richmond and Orlando’s offices brought in paper to shred and recycle securely during its annual Teammate Shred Day in celebration of Earth Day. Across these locations, teammates shredded 6,650 pounds of paper.

STMicroelectronics Reports Progress Towards 2025 Sustainability Goals

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May 22, 2019 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced the publication of the Company’s 2019 Sustainability Report.
The 22nd report contains details and highlights of ST’s sustainability performance in 2018 and presents the Company’s ambitions and longer-term goals for 2025.

Major League Baseball and Discovery Education Invite Students and Educators Nationwide to Participate in the Global Sustainability Challenge

In Latest Phase of Collaboration, MLB and Discovery Education Provide All U.S. & Canada-Based Students the Chance to Explore Their Impact on the Environment and the Importance of Environmental Stewardship
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SILVER SPRING, Md., May 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Major League Baseball® (MLB) and Discovery Education, the leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, invite all students and educators nationwide to participate in the Global Sustainability Challenge.

SC Johnson Applauds Cleanup Efforts to Combat the Plastic Waste Crisis

Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson Highlights Progress Made to Reduce Plastic Waste Pollution Across Two Continents
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RACINE, Wis., May 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – A concerted cleanup effort among governments, citizens, NGOs and businesses over the past few years is helping to improve waterways and oceans around the world. Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson, recently visited the Philippines and Panama to see firsthand the advancements being made to save the oceans from plastic waste.

Embracing the Complexity of Waste

By Judy Kuszewski, Chair of the GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board
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It is no longer enough for a company to just track statistics on how much plastic they collected for recycling, or their reduction in waste going to landfill. The world is facing a waste crisis and the solution is simple: organizations need to embrace the complexity of the waste problem.

New Holland Construction Sends Zero Waste to Landfill at Its Contagem Plant in Brazil

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New Holland Construction, a brand of CNH Industrial, has adopted a Waste Treatment Program and reached this impressive target for 2019, ahead of environmental legislation.

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New Holland Construction, a brand of CNH Industrial, has adopted a Waste Treatment Program and reached this impressive target for 2019, ahead of environmental legislation.

Time for Trash Talk: GRI Waste Standard Out for Public Comment

Waste reporting disclosures being developed by GRI
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May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In the face of a growing global waste crisis, new corporate reporting disclosures are being developed by GRI to help organizations better understand and communicate their waste impacts.

International recognition of the need for action on waste is increasing. The scale of the issue – from the effect of plastics in marine ecosystems to the mounting disconnect between food waste generation and global hunger – illustrate why businesses and other organizations need to play their part by improving waste management practices.

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