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Freeport-McMoRan Releases 2016 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report “Driven by Value”

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Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. The company’s mineral resources are the building blocks of infrastructure and critical elements of progress for the modern world. Freeport-McMoRan believes responsible management and strong partnerships create value and contribute to sustainable development.

Turning Asia’s Flood Waters into Opportunities

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Utilities throughout the Asia Pacific region are investing in advanced stormwater management strategies to improve resource resilience and overall water sustainability.

The changing dynamics of weather patterns, urbanization, population and the economic/social environments are prompting the region’s utilities to enhance investments especially as increased urban development is putting pressure on available land. Rising seawater levels and increased frequency of intense rainfall events are also highlighting how water resources are managed.

Foreign Trade Association Becoming Amfori in 2018 to Be the Voice of Global Responsible Trade

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The Foreign Trade Association (FTA) announced yesterday, 15 June, during its annual conference that the association will change its corporate name to ‘Amfori’ as of January 2018. The new name will align the identity of the organisation with its new strategic vision for the future, Vision 2030.

GRI Focuses on Three Key Areas to Promote Sustainable Development in Emerging Markets

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Triggering tangible economic, social, and environmental improvements in the developing countries was the underlying essence of GRI’s second annual donors meeting. The discussion centered on GRI’s work in emerging markets and how sustainability reporting can support solutions for tackling critical development challenges.

5 Trends That Are Creating the Sustainable Property Framework

by Rebecca Pearce, CBRE EMEA Head of Sustainability
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While 2016 was a year of humanizing sustainability and empowering people to take action, 2017 will be a year of more ambitious climate change initiatives. We’ve identified five trends in sustainability that are creating the framework for the future of development.

Bechtel Releases Annual Sustainability Report

Report highlights expertise to deliver next generation sustainable development
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Reston, Va., January 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Bechtel announced today the release of its annual sustainability report, showcasing projects and innovations that are delivering sustainable cities, fostering cleaner energy, and preserving scarce water resources worldwide.

Bechtel delivers the most complex projects in the world for its customers. These feats are not only modern engineering marvels; they spur long-term prosperity and growth that transform countries and lives. Bechtel delivered for its customers, partners, and society:

Mining's Quiet Sustainability Revolution Offers New Opportunities for Innovative Engineering

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A few years ago, when the Rio Tinto decided to expand its iron ore production in Pilbara region of Western Australia, they faced a problem. While the remote region accounts for more than 40 percent of the world's iron ore production, it is also one of the driest parts of the world. Ironically, however, the problem for Rio Tinto's expansion was too much water: the new ore the company wanted to reach lay underneath huge underground aquifers, which meant that the company had to do something with the excess water that came up. 

UN Global Compact Launches Next-Generation Business Solutions to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

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New York, September 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, the UN Global Compact will announce four new platforms – in partnership with GRI, Monday Morning/Sustainia, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and Volans – to help shape the next generation of sustainable development initiatives and partnerships for business.

Pfizer Highlights Role of Health in Achieving the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development

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In light of the recent United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York City, Pfizer reflects on the impact of health on progress toward each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

For Pfizer, harnessing the power of entrepreneurship for good strengthens our company and fulfills our purpose — to bring therapies to people that significantly improve their lives. We believe every individual deserves to lead a longer, healthier, more productive life.

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