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Public Consultation Period on the Latest AA1000 Assurance Standard Opened

Press Release

LONDON and NEW YORK, June 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The latest revision of the AA1000 Assurance Standard, the AA1000AS (2019), has been initiated by AccountAbility for public consultation via a globally accessible web platform today. The AA1000AS (2019) is an internationally accepted, freely available standard that provides the requirements for AccountAbility licensed assurance providers to conduct good-quality sustainability assurance on sustainability disclosures by reporting organisations.

No Time to Waste: How Digitalization Can Solve the Carbon Crisis

Summary: 
  • Companies must cap emissions to keep the global temperature increase below 2°C.
  • Better use of data and a connected digital approach are the way forward.
  • Electrification is a safe, reliable and clean route to a more sustainable future.
  • Lidl is a benchmark for regeneration and enlightened practices.
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  • Companies must cap emissions to keep the global temperature increase below 2°C.
  • Better use of data and a connected digital approach are the way forward.
  • Electrification is a safe, reliable and clean route to a more sustainable future.
  • Lidl is a benchmark for regeneration and enlightened practices.

For the Board Room and C-Suite, Questions and Advice From the Harvard Business Review and ESG and Sustainability

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (06.11.2019)
Newsletter

Corporate managers & executives: is your board “sustainability/ESG fluent”? And if not – why not?

Attorney Silda Wall Spitzer and John Mandyck, CEO of Urban Green Council, writing in Harvard Business Review explain that while “some” board members have become increasingly “sustainability/ESG fluent” many companies [still] don’t expect their directors to understand sustainability or ESG and don’t provide board room education on the subject matter.

World Oceans Day: Every Action Counts

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Reuse plastic collected on beaches 

Head & Shoulders of the P&G brand has got together with TerraCycle and SUEZ to create the world's first shampoo bottle made from 25% recycled beach plastic. This innovation, available in France, will represent the world's largest production cycle involving a single supply chain thanks to the support of thousands of volunteers and hundreds of NGOs that collected plastic waste from beaches. More than one million bottles have been produced from plastic collected on beaches.
 

Timberland Helps Reclaim the Horqin Desert

Timberland® plants millions of trees to reverse deforestation of the Mongolian region
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Over time, a region of lush grasslands in northern China suffered from overpopulation, overgrazing and the impacts of climate change to become the Horqin Desert which is now the size of Switzerland. 

Located in Inner Mongolia, the Horqin Desert began to have far-reaching impact, as agriculture suffered and sandstorms affected not only northern China but also Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.

I Am A Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

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Chevron produces energy to meet the world’s needs, but Chevron itself is a product of its workforce and ingenuity. The “Day in the Life” series showcases that ingenuity, our Human Energy, at work across the breadth of our businesses. Through this series, we highlight the people that make our company unique, as they give us an insider’s look at their work days and share a bit about their lives at Chevron.

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Chevron produces energy to meet the world’s needs, but Chevron itself is a product of its workforce and ingenuity. The “Day in the Life” series showcases that ingenuity, our Human Energy, at work across the breadth of our businesses. Through this series, we highlight the people that make our company unique, as they give us an insider’s look at their work days and share a bit about their lives at Chevron.

Making Changes Heard Around the Pilbara

Blog

Through our partnership with Telethon Speech & Hearing, we’ve helped to significantly reduce the number of harmful ear conditions among Aboriginal children, improving school readiness and engagement across the West Pilbara.

Since our partnership began in 2011, the number of Aboriginal children under the age of seven affected by middle ear diseases in the Pilbara has dropped from 51% to 33%, an outstanding milestone that has produced meaningful impact.

Microgrid Delivers Efficiency and Resilience to Lidl Finland

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Lidl Finland's logistics center constantly learns to be more energy efficient through an integrated Schneider Electric EcoStruxure™ Microgrid Advisor & EcoStruxure Building Operation solution that uses demand response and targets more than 50% energy cost savings.

Watch this video to learn more about how Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure™ delivers efficiency and resiliency to Lidl Finland.

CBRE Secures Three Trophies at RICS Awards 2019 Australia

Press Release

MELBOURNE, June 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CBRE secured three major trophies at last night’s RICS Awards 2019 Australia, recognising the firm’s focus on innovation, sustainability and the delivery of exceptional client outcomes.
 
CBRE won the Innovation, Agency Team of the Year and Sustainability Project of the Year awards and was a finalist in two other categories.

Las Vegas Sands’ ECO360 Strategy in Action: Advancing Environmentally Responsible Operations, Sustainable Seafood Commitments at the Venetian Resort Las Vegas and Parisian Macao

Blog

Las Vegas Sands continues to make strides in advancing our ECO360 global sustainability strategy at our properties internationally. On the United Nations’ World Environment Day on June 5, we announced that The Venetian Resort Las Vegas built on its support for the development of renewable energy and sustainable seafood through new strategic partnerships. 

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