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Accelerating the Transformation Towards Sustainable Development

By Peter Paul van de Wijs, GRI Chief External Affairs Officer
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How can the private sector support countries to deliver on their 2030 Agenda commitments, as set out in the Sustainable Development Goals?

As nations gather in New York this week for the annual UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, this is a question that GRI is asking.

Black & Veatch/Capita JV Secures Environment Agency Framework

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Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure and Black & Veatch joint venture wins four-year Environment Agency framework

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Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure and Black & Veatch joint venture wins four-year Environment Agency framework

HP Inc. Continues Rich Legacy Of Sustainability As Outlined In 2018 Report

by Patrick Moorhead
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As a technology analyst, I spend a lot of time jet setting from conference to conference, covering the latest greatest advances in technology and IT solutions. Another part of what I cover, though, is the kinder, gentler material that’s under the hood—company culture, CSR, and the like. Environmental sustainability is a huge issue that in my experience doesn’t get talked about enough in big tech.

For Youth Employment: Skills Work

We celebrate World Youth Skills Day, July 15th, 2019
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by Gilles Vermot Desroches

Young people are almost three times more likely to be unemployed than adults. Women are also more likely to be underemployed and under-paid. That is why education and training are key determiners of success in the labor market.

Anti-Plastic Legislation Creates Opportunities for Bioalternatives

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A growing number of actual and proposed bans on single-use plastic products, such as grocery bags, straws and water bottles, are feeding a worldwide appetite for bioalternatives, such as reusable, refillable and/or recyclable products and packaging. As a result, we’re seeing renewed markets for existing paper-based products and new opportunities for innovation in plant-based biomaterials.

A Message from our CEO, Antonio Neri, President and Chief Executive Officer at HPE

2018 Living Progress Report
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Get more highlights from Living Progress: hpe.com/livingprogress

We live in an incredible time—where climate change, population, food, healthcare, and security all present urgent and interrelated challenges for our society. Fortunately, I believe technology can play an important role in addressing these rapidly-evolving global needs. And that is why we at HPE have dedicated ourselves to a clear, simple, and extremely important cause—developing and using technology to advance the way people live and work. 

The Sustainability Edge in Real Estate Investing

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by Kimberly Ryan, Senior Portfolio Manager, Wells Fargo Private Bank

Commercial real estate can have a significant impact on the environment and an increasing number of real estate industry professionals are incorporating sustainability practices into corporate strategy and building management. Kimberly Ryan, Portfolio Manager for Wells Fargo Private Bank’s Social Impact Investing (SII) REIT strategies offers her thoughts on the benefits of integrating sustainability and ESG analysis into the REIT investment process.

Schneider Electric: Ending Earth Overshoot Day Starts with Sustainable Action

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Earth Overshoot Day: It’s the day of the year when we’ve used more natural resources than our planet can renew in 365 days. This year in the United States , Earth Overshoot Day falls on July 29 — the earliest it has ever been. Thirty years ago, it fell on October 15 and despite the progress made in recent years, it has been steadily moving up since.

Towards More and Better Reporting

GRI’s annual report is ‘most accessible and transparent ever’
Press Release

July 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - GRI has demonstrated its commitment to increasing and improving the tools available to support sustainability report preparers, as showcased in its latest annual report.

In GRI’s ‘Towards more and better reporting’ 2018 Annual Report, the organization demonstrates how to navigate the challenge of analyzing and accessing data, which can often be locked in to reports, by presenting it in a compelling way.

Can You Imagine Overseeing the Safety of Thousands of Product Ingredients? This Johnson & Johnson Scientist Can

By Kurt Reynertson, as told to Nicole Frehsee Mazur
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Ever wonder what's in the mouthwash, lotion or shampoo you use? Kurt Reynertson knows everything there is to know about the ingredients in the company's consumer products—and the measures Johnson & Johnson takes to keep you safe.

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Ever wonder what's in the mouthwash, lotion or shampoo you use? Kurt Reynertson knows everything there is to know about the ingredients in the company's consumer products—and the measures Johnson & Johnson takes to keep you safe.

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