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Essity ESAVE Celebrates its 10th Anniversary - So Much More Than Just an Energy Savings Program

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This year, we celebrate ten years of ESAVE – Essity's energy savings program. However, its more than just a program, it's about a way of working.

Thanks to our dedicated employees and strong collaboration between our manufacturing sites and the ESAVE team, we've achieved this:                    

How do we do it?

Top Take-Aways From The 2018 NAEM EHS&S Management Forum

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Antea Group took part in the recent 26th annual NAEM EHS&S Management Forum in Louisville, KY. It was a gathering of some of the brightest and best global EHS&S leaders and NexGen Leaders.

Although a difficult choice to make, Antea Group narrowed down the top 5 favorite takeaways-- like the challenges of leading a multi-generational workforce. Read the details here.

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IDEA Public Schools “Flips the Switch” to Go Solar With Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

$100,000 sustainability grant supports IDEA’s mission to achieve net-zero energy
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WESLACO, Texas, November 27, 2018 /3BL Media/– IDEA Public Schools’ headquarters in Weslaco is one step closer to becoming the first self-sustaining building in South Texas, thanks in part to a $100,000 donation from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.

Introducing the Bloomberg Good Business Hub

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Launched in conjunction with Sustainable Finance Week, Bloomberg's Good Business Hub sponsored by Nuveen provides the latest reporting on sustainable investment practices, climate risk and policy, global demographics and the changing labor market.

Sign up to receive the Good Business newsletter to stay on top of these important issues.

Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods Partner to Transform the Future of Sustainable Energy

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  • Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods form joint venture, Align Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)℠
     
  • Initial projects announced in North Carolina, Virginia and Utah will capture waste methane from hog farms and convert it into renewable natural gas to heat homes and power local industries
     
  • Transformational partnership will dramatically reduce methane emissions from the agriculture and energy industries in support of state greenhouse gas reduction initiatives
     
  • RNG enhances fuel diversity for natural gas utilities and provides a waste management solution and new revenue stream for family farmers
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  • Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods form joint venture, Align Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)℠
     
  • Initial projects announced in North Carolina, Virginia and Utah will capture waste methane from hog farms and convert it into renewable natural gas to heat homes and power local industries
     
  • Transformational partnership will dramatically reduce methane emissions from the agriculture and energy industries in support of state greenhouse gas reduction initiatives
     
  • RNG enhances fuel diversity for natural gas utilities and provides a waste management solution and new revenue stream for family farmers

Costa Cruises Food Donation Project Now Active Also in Barcelona

Today, Costa Cruises, together with Banc dels Aliments de Barcelona, has presented its donation project for the food that has been prepared and not served on board.
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  • Today, Costa Cruises, together with Banc dels Aliments de Barcelona, has presented its donation project for the food that has been prepared and not served on board. As a result, Barcelona becomes the first port in Spain to develop this collaboration. Since its inception in other Mediterranean ports, this initiative has managed to give a second life to more than 70,000 food servings.
  • The action is a fundamental part of 4GOODFOOD. This program, developed on all the ships of the Costa fleet, through the review of processes and the involvement of crew and guests, is halving the surplus food generated on board by 2020, ten years before the date proposed by the United Nations in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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  • Today, Costa Cruises, together with Banc dels Aliments de Barcelona, has presented its donation project for the food that has been prepared and not served on board. As a result, Barcelona becomes the first port in Spain to develop this collaboration. Since its inception in other Mediterranean ports, this initiative has managed to give a second life to more than 70,000 food servings.
  • The action is a fundamental part of 4GOODFOOD. This program, developed on all the ships of the Costa fleet, through the review of processes and the involvement of crew and guests, is halving the surplus food generated on board by 2020, ten years before the date proposed by the United Nations in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Centerplate and Miami Beach Convention Center Announce Contract Extension

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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. & STAMFORD, Conn., November 20, 2018 /3BL Media/–Centerplate, North America’s leading convention center hospitality provider, and The Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) have announced an agreement to extend the food and beverage contract at the Center. The newly signed extension comes as the MBCC reopens after an all-encompassing $620 million renovation.

Sustainability Academy – a Black Friday Bargain for Your Career

CSE is offering its first ever Black Friday discount to the Sustainability Academy
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CHICAGO, November 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Massive Black Friday sales confirm that consumerism is alive and well.  While we are thankful for an economy that is prospering, we must be ready to deal with the fall-out: waste, corner-cutting supply chains, deeper scrutiny into ethical practices.  The Sustainability Academy has courses which help sustainability practitioners maneuver through these corporate challenges.

Restoring Land and Increasing Resilience Needs Women

Raising awareness of gender equity and equality is critical for Africa’s future, with workshops like one held recently in Ghana an important contribution.
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Almost two dozen representatives from Ghanaian development agencies working in partnership with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in northern Ghana gathered in the city of Bolgatanga on 13 November 2018 for a training workshop on Social and Gender Dynamics and their Importance for Improving Resilience and Livelihoods.

How Do You Restore Land in a Small Country?

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Rwanda will use agroforestry to meet its targets for land restoration and enhancement of biodiversity

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