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Schneider Electric: It's Time for Climate Impact Disclosure

Introducing a new standard to disclose and measure climate impact for capital goods and consumer durables
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Low-CO2 solutions are already widely available in the market, enabling businesses to reduce their exposure to volatile energy markets and increasingly stringent climate regulations. Energy and resource efficiency are critical in protecting the bottom line and preserving our planet’s natural biodiversity.

BLOG | Tomorrow’s Water Stewards

Preparing the next generation to take on the task of protecting our water
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by Dr. Mark Slavens, vice president of environmental affairs, ScottsMiracle-Gro

Kids love water. They are drawn to it by some innate force––to splash and jump and play. Whether it was a rain puddle, or a park stream, or waves at the ocean, I watched each of my boys as they grew embrace the water with an enthusiasm and love that seemed deep within them.

“You Punch Way Above Your Weight” – Global Climate Leader Christiana Figueres Addresses IOC Session

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In an inspiring message of hope, global climate change leader and member of the IOC Sustainability and Legacy Commission Christiana Figueres addressed the IOC session today. She stressed the urgency of climate change and the key role the Olympic Movement plays to address it.

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In an inspiring message of hope, global climate change leader and member of the IOC Sustainability and Legacy Commission Christiana Figueres addressed the IOC session today. She stressed the urgency of climate change and the key role the Olympic Movement plays to address it.

eBay Foundation Announces Winners of the 2019 Global Give

by eBay Impact Team
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Through Global Give, the eBay Foundation challenges eBay employees to make their communities a better place—where entrepreneurs of all backgrounds are empowered to start and grow businesses, and help create opportunity for all.

Making the Business Case for Workplace Environmentalism

EarthShare has released new research for the corporate sector about how lack of environmental purpose at work affects the bottom line, and what to do about it
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WASHINGTON, June 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ — EarthShare and partners today released a special report for the corporate sector, The New Business Imperative: Employees Turn Environmental Action into a Workplace Necessity. In the first research of its kind to specifically focus on the environment as an employee engagement driver, results indicate that if companies are to meet employee expectations for corporat

How Schneider Electric Empowered Me to Be My Authentic Self Professionally and Personally

Written by guest blogger, Michael Weiss
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I grew up and went to college in a very conservative part of the country. At that time in my life I was purely focused on getting good grades and pursuing a career that would bring me fulfillment. Also, hopefully a lot of money because life isn’t cheap! (Thanks, Friends for skewing my ideas on how much a carefree New York lifestyle cost….)

In the Skies Overhead – Airline Passenger Volume Set to Double Over Next Two Decades. What Could the Environmental Impact of More Air Travel Be?

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Once upon a time in the early days of jet travel, business travelers accounted for three-quarters or more of the total passenger business of the major U.S. airlines (known as “trunk” carriers back in the day).  Fares were long set by Federal regulation and family-friendly, tourista-friendly fare packages were scarce or non-existent.  Airlines relied on the “have-to-travel-for-business” crowd.

IVECO Wins “Green Truck Innovation 2019” Award for the Stralis NP

German logistics magazine “Verkehrsrundschau” hands IVECO’s natural-gas powered truck top prize
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IVECO is praised for its pioneering role in the implementation of alternative fuel transport solutions

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IVECO is praised for its pioneering role in the implementation of alternative fuel transport solutions

Shape the Future of the Sustainability Standards Global Leader

Deadlines approaching for opportunities to join GRI governance bodies
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June 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - A global search is underway to find new members for five bodies that carry out crucial decision making and advisory functions for GRI, provider of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework.

GRI seeks to ensure broad and inclusive participation in all of it’s governance, that is representative of people from different sectors, roles and countries. Stakeholders worldwide are encouraged to review the opportunities to get involved and spread the word as widely as possible. ​

Raquel Espada: "Sustainability is a Critical Factor in Any Company"

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Raquel Espada is Vice President of Energy Services and Sustainability at Schneider Electric. In this interview, she outlines the company's sustainability strategy and the projects they are carrying out.

Question: In Schneider Electric, you have two aspects in terms of sustainability: to be suppliers of energy efficiency solutions and to implement sustainable measures in your own processes. How do you manage this challenge?

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