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by Veronica (Nicki) Virina, Corporate Social Responsibility and Internal Comms Manager of Schneider Electric Philippines

Carnival Corporation Wins Neptune Award as Greenest Shipowner of the Year

World's largest leisure travel company recognized by industry peers at GreenTech in Shipping Global Forum for longtime commitment to environmental leadership and healthy oceans and communities
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MIAMI, August 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently announced it has been honored by maritime industry peers with the Greenest Shipowner of the Year Neptune Award, which recognizes a company that has shown excellence in reducing environmental impact in the operation of its fleet in the past year.

How Do We Get Board Room Attention for Our Corporate Sustainability Efforts? And Help Directors Understand and Support the Corporate Effort?

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (08.16.2019)
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Those questions and more are often raised by managers trying to get the board room and C-suite attention – and support needed -- to launch or advance the company’s sustainability journey.

Here at G&A Institute our team has ongoing conversations with corporate managers about ESG / corporate sustainability and related topics.  What often comes up:  the “G” is challenging.  The questions raised include...

UNFCCC Senior Director of Policy and Programme Coordination Joins Ethical Corporation’s Transform Summit 2019

UNFCCC Senior Director of Policy and Programme Coordination, UNCCC to speak on climate action at #TFORM event in October
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Martin Frick joins CEOs and business leaders from Europe’s most innovative, responsible brands to discuss how business can undertake the transformation of their value chain to deliver positive social and environmental impacts at  Ethical Corporation’s Transform Summit, 16 & 17 October in Amsterdam.

Martin Frick will be discussing how climate change can be reversed through the restoration of the natural capital and reducing carbon emissions.

P&G Takes on Water Risk — One Drop at a Time

A proactive approach to water sustainability in the supply chain is a growing strategy among CPG players who recognize the dire consequences of water shortages.
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In 2018, Cape Town, South Africa, was hurtling toward a doomsday scenario. City officials projected the city would run out of water on April 12, 2018, deemed "Day Zero."

The city managed to prevent Day Zero, but not without significant cutbacks in water usage. Some women even resorted to cutting their hair because it was too difficult to wash with water restrictions in place.

Campus AgTech: Fueling Students and Sustainability

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Students are calling for healthy, sustainable, novel food that is, ideally, all locally-sourced. How can universities & food service providers keep up? This panel explores how future-thinking schools and providers like Sodexo are moving food production on-campus with innovative agtech. These programs satisfy important logistical criteria – consistent year-round volume, nutrition, traceability, menu creativity – and interactive curricula for a student generation looking to change the food system.

From Science Fair to Scientist: How One 6th Grader’s Research Could Change the World

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Maya Sushkin, a 6th-grade student from Worcester, Massachusetts was recently selected as the grand prize winner at the Region II Central Massachusetts Science and Engineering fair (Worcester Regional Science & Engineering fair).  She competed with 6th, 7th, and 8th graders from the Massachusetts public and private schools systems. She is the daughter of Yin-Ying Lu, a SCADA lead engineer at  Schneider Electric Foxboro, MA.

Carnival Corporation Names Peter C. Anderson as Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer

Press Release

MIAMIAugust 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced the appointment of 

How To Build a Better – More Sustainable! – Brand … Advice From an Adweek Commentator

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (08.09.2019)
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We seem to love our “top 10” [etc.] lists; these are typically eye-catching headlines for published news and commentaries about certain subjects. (As in: the 10 things you need to know about…).  In Adweek, the authoritative news and insights publication for brand marketers over the past four decades, we learn about “the five truths needed to create a sustainable brand”.  This is from a commentary by columnist Bruce Mau (he’s a prominent designer, co-founder of Massive Change Network and Visiting Professor at Pratt Institute).

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