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A Year in CSR: The Top 10 Trends of 2017

By Alison DaSilva, Executive Vice President, Cone Communications
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As we look back on the past 365 days, there’s no denying we live in tumultuous times. 2017 was rife with political and social divide, unrelenting extreme weather and disasters, unconscionable violence and global strife in many forms. To most, the outlook may be bleak.

21CF Named Industry Leader in Environmental Sustainability by Latest CDP Report

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In its latest analysis of US companies’ action on climate change, the nonprofit CDP recognized 21st Century Fox as a national leader in environmental sustainability.

VIDEO: Accelerating Schneider Electric’s Transition to Carbon Neutrality

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire
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As sustainability leaders from around the world gather at the One Planet Summit, we’re reminded of the urgency of the climate crisis and inspired by those who, together, are rising to meet the challenge head on.

Two years ago, the Paris Climate Agreement gave us all a clearer understanding of what’s at stake. Limiting global temperature rise this century to less than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels is essential if we are to avoid widespread, disastrous ecological problems.

Duke Energy Florida Expands Solar in the Sunshine State with Completion of Suwannee Facility

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  • Providing customers with carbon-free energy from nearly 9-megawatt solar power plant on 70 acres in Suwannee County
  • Company plans to develop up to 700 megawatts of solar by 2021
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  • Providing customers with carbon-free energy from nearly 9-megawatt solar power plant on 70 acres in Suwannee County
  • Company plans to develop up to 700 megawatts of solar by 2021

Sustainability (and Dinosaurs) Come to Life Every Day at VMware Costa Rica

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Gleaming in a soft bluish light, the Tyrannosaurus Rex greets visitors with something close to a smile. Made entirely of recycled materials, including flattened plastic cups, it stands as a testament to ingenuity, creativity and a generous heap of good humor.

In the 500+ person San Jose office of VMware Costa Rica, sustainability comes to life every day in ways large and small, from an artful dinosaur created during a hands-on reuse workshop to teams of employees purchasing and planting trees to help reforest nearby lands.

The Possibility Report: Healing Bodies and Environments with Technology

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The third theme in The Possibility Report series, HEAL looks into the innovative ways we can use technology to heal individual bodies as well as the planet as a whole.

Why We Should Bring Coral Reefs Online

A New Way to Approach and Experience Medical Care

Duke Energy Joins Industry Initiative to Enhance Sustainability Reporting for Investors

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Pilot program aims to standardize reporting on environmental, social, governance and sustainability metrics.

 
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Pilot program aims to standardize reporting on environmental, social, governance and sustainability metrics.

 

Scotiabank Impact Story: Helping Create a New Generation of Renewable Energy Workers

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Forrest Wolfe’s upbringing as a member of Kettle and Stoney Point First Nation in Ontario emphasized the importance of living in harmony with the Earth.

In addition, as a 21 year-old college student, he understands that finding solutions to environmental challenges will depend on young people like him. “I feel like my generation is more aware of what’s happening with the world and with environmental issues like climate change,” he says. “We need to take action, because we’re going to be the generation that has to deal with these problems.”

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Domtar Sustainability Monthly Minute | November - December 2017

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Wild Turkey Renewal

Turkey is at the top of many menus this time of year. But when the National Wild Turkey Federation was founded in 1973, only 1.5 million wild turkeys were living in North America. Today, that number is nearly 7 million. Watch Tom Kain, procurement forester at Domtar's Kingsport, Tennessee mill explain how responsible forest management protects the habitat of this unique species.

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