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Scotiabank Launches New Sustainable Finance Group Within its Global Banking and Markets Division

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TORONTO, July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Recognizing its unique opportunity as a global financial organization to advance climate transition and promote sustainable economic growth, Scotiabank is pleased to announce the launch of a new Sustainable Finance Group within its Global Banking and Markets (GBM) division. The new team will further Scotiabank's Climate Commitments, announced in November 2019, to support clients in the transition to a low-carbon economy, decarbonize its own operations and contribute to the global conversation on climate change. 

Delivering on Our Purpose | HP Sustainable Impact

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HP Sustainable Impact means creating positive, lasting change for people, our planet and communities. From committing to double our number of Black and African American executives by 2025, to creating a portfolio of world's first innovations made with ocean-bounds, we're taking actions drive greater diversity and inclusion, reduce our environmental footprint and strengthen communities around the world. It's how we deliver on our promise to make life better for everyone, everywhere.

Bringing it Full Circle: 20+ Years of Connections Through Selling on eBay

How eBay seller Cami Nyquist grew her business from her kitchen table to establishing a nonprofit to help pay it forward.
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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.

Why the World's Largest Beer Company Is Investing in AgTech

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“We’re the largest beer company in the world and the largest user of malting barley, so when you think about where investment into breeding research or the supporting tech comes from, if we’re not going to do it, who will?” 

Katie Hoard, global director of Agricultural Innovation & Sustainability at Anheuser-Busch InBev is speaking to AgFunder about the company’s recent partnership with Sentera, a drone imagery analytics company.

Watch Land Betterment Corporation Discuss Sustainability with IUPUI's Sustainability Director

Company discusses sustainability with IIUPUI Indianapolis’ thought leader, Jessica Davis
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FISHERS, Ind., June 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, recently discussed the topic of sustainability with Jessica Davis, IUPUI Sustainability Director.  Two of Land Betterment’s co-founders discuss how the university is driving society to “buy-in” to a more sustainable structure and understand its value proposition in achieving goals.

2019 HP Sustainable Impact Report: Taking Stock of Progress Inspires Accountability and Action

By Ellen Jackowski, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP Inc.
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Today marks my first day as Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP, and the day we release our 18th annual Sustainable Impact Report and inaugural Human Rights Progress Report. At this milestone moment, I find myself thinking a lot about accountability and action.

CBRE Group, Inc. Promotes Tim Dismond to Chief Diversity Officer

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LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE) announced that Tim Dismond has been promoted to the newly created role of Chief Diversity Officer. Mr. Dismond will join CBRE’s Executive Committee, the group of 12 global executives responsible for driving the company’s business worldwide, and will report to Bob Sulentic, the company’s president and CEO.

Webinar: What 2020 & Beyond Holds for Energy & Sustainability

Thu, Jun 25, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
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Progress on energy and sustainability was at an all-time high in 2019, but how will that momentum fare in a new decade—and under radical new circumstances? To find out, we partnered with GreenBiz to survey global energy and sustainability professionals.

Join Bill Brewer, VP of Global Supply and Sustainability Operations at Schneider Electric as he shares insights from more than 260 energy and sustainability professionals and discusses what progress, disruptions, and opportunities companies can expect in the coming decade.

During our free webinar, you’ll learn how:

UPS Longitudes | A Message From Our Chief Sustainability Officer

Suzanne Lindsay-Walker @ UPS
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As I close in on my first year at UPS, I’m reflecting on what drew me to join this organization. First, there’s the company’s reputation for integrity—when UPS commits to doing something, we deliver. Whether driving millions of miles in our alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles, planting 15 million trees, or creating more sustainable ways to deliver packages, our commitments make a difference and set an example for others in our industry.

How a Father and His Teenage Daughter Bonded Over a Motorcycle Retrofit

Over the course of a month, Gwen and John Jessup completely revamped a 1982 Harley-Davidson together — and received a coveted award in recognition of their efforts.
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Forget malls and movie theaters; sixteen-year-old Gwen Jessup prefers to spend time in her father’s motorcycle shop. So when her dad, John Jessup, suggested completely remaking a classic Harley-Davidson bike last summer with Gwen to exactly fit her tastes and style, she jumped at the chance. The only hitch was that they had a month deadline to finish their project before showing their bike at the renown Sturgis Motorcycle Rally — and eBay was the perfect place to source their specialized products.

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