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TD Bank Group Supports Vancouver's Greenest City Action Plan

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In 2016, TD Bank Group collaborated with Bullfrog Power on a first-of-its kind renewable energy initiative to address 100% of its energy footprint for TD branches in Vancouver, as well as a portion of its business-related travel in the city.

The Circular Economy and a Low-Carbon Future

WBCSD's Sustain Newsletter | June 2017
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This week, over 250 sustainability professionals gathered in Brussels for the seventh global roundtable of the Low Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative (LCTPi). Check out our Insider Perspective to see what you missed.

Timberland Encourages Employees to Commute Smart this Summer

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Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland is driven by a longstanding commitment to protect and preserve the outdoors, around the world and in the communities where it operates. Putting these values into action, the Stratham, New Hampshire-based company recently joined its neighbors in the Seacoast Region’s annual CommuteSMART B2B (Business to Business) Challenge 2017.

Royal Mail Group Publishes Its 2016-17 Corporate Responsibility Report

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Royal Mail’s vision is to be recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe. Against a backdrop of significant change, innovation and diversification, Royal Mail has continued to put the principles of corporate responsibility at the heart of its business strategy. Royal Mail believes that this holds the key to building sustainable value for its shareholders.
 
Highlights from the Report include:

SOIL – Slow Opportunities for Investing Locally

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by Woody Tasch, founder, Slow Money 

I often refer to Slow Money as “the CSA of investing.” As with community-supported agriculture, our efforts revolve around informal, direct relationships and shared risk. Slow Money funding is flowing in a variety of ways in dozens of communities across the United States (and a few in Canada and France) — peer-to-peer lending, investment clubs, angel networks and pitch fests at public events large and small.

200 Years of Inspiring Science at Johnson Matthey

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Johnson Matthey, one of the longest-trading businesses in the FTSE 100, celebrates its 200th anniversary this year. A global leader in science and technology, the company was founded in London by Percival Norton Johnson in 1817 as a gold assaying business.
 

Indiana University Bloomington's Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale Benefits Community and Environment

How Indiana University Bloomington diverted 300 tons of waste from landfills, kept students on budget
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Indiana University Bloomington found a way to turn trash into treasure. At the end of each spring semester, the university’s sustainability office and the City of Bloomington collect items that students left in their apartments for the Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale.

DePaul Students Create New Sustainability strategies for FOX Sports and MLB as Part of FOX Sports University

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Public Relations students at DePaul University in Chicago met with senior executives from 21st Century Fox, FOX Sports, and Major League Baseball on June 5 to pitch new project ideas and marketing campaigns for the companies’ joint environmental sustainability efforts.

Boeing's environment strategy

Building a more sustainable future
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**This is the fourth article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**

Boeing’s commitment to environmental leadership and building a more sustainable future drives a global strategy with three main areas of focus:

Inspire Global Collaboration

Innovating for Balance People - Planet - Profit

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“Sustainability is a core value and the guiding light for innovation in the Lenzing Group. The raw material wood and the manufacturing processes applied in Lenzing are the basis for the low water consumption of our fibers. In addition, Lenzing™ fibers consume less energy, and, as a result, emit significantly less CO2 than comparable products in the market. Expanding the sales of our most ecological fibers is a core driver for our business and a benefit for the planet.” 
 
Stefan Doboczky
Chief Executive Officer  Lenzing Group

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