sustainable development

Sappi’s Passion to Make a Difference

A Letter From Laura Thompson

Sappi’s new global mission statement highlights the fact that our success depends on collaboration and partnerships with stakeholders. In my role as Director of Sustainable Development and Global Policy Initiatives, I have the pleasure of representing Sappi in numerous sustainability initiatives. This past year I began working on two new collaborative efforts focused on recycling and the best use of recycled fiber.

An Historic Relationship | Caterpillar and the Panama Canal


Since our first days as a company, Caterpillar has designed and built the world’s most powerful, innovative and durable machines and engines. Our customers put them to work on projects that help the world grow and develop, supporting sustainable progress and improved living standards for people everywhere.

Sustainability 20 Years On: Are We Making a Difference?


We are all part of a pioneering movement that has transformed the way organizations around the world identify, communicate and act on their sustainability impacts. Much has been achieved over the past 20 years, but as we enter a new era of sustainability, we must tackle the big challenges and the urgency needed to create a more sustainable economy and world in a fundamentally different way.

Why Rule of Law is Critical to Women’s Empowerment and Sustainable Development


Diversity and inclusion – in all its dimensions – is a business imperative that sparks innovation, fuels transformation and drives sustainable financial and economic performance.

GRI and IOE Partner to Advance Private Sector Action on Sustainable Development

Press Release

Amsterdam and Geneva, April 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - International sustainability standard-setter GRI and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE), the world’s largest private sector network, have announced a partnership agreement outlining their intent to stimulate business action on sustainable development.

Talk with Green Guy Show - Mayors Climate Summit Series. Interview with Mayor Esther Manheimer of Asheville, NC

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life. - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

More than $90M Awarded to Promote Sustainable Supply Chains

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation expands conservation efforts to agriculture, seafood and financial markets
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PALO ALTO, Calif., March 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, one of the world’s largest conservation funders, announced more than $90 million in grants designed to advance conservation by decoupling food production from negative environmental impacts.

Innovating for Sustainable Productivity: An Interview with Lisa, Atlas Copco’s Human-Machine Interface Programmer

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At Atlas Copco we have taken on the challenge to transform industries, to create a more sustainable future. The world will need companies to take bold steps, and innovate products with a lifecycle perspective. The advent of technology means that we have more opportunities than ever, and Lisa Lindberg is ready to challenge the industrial standards, one energy-efficient product at a time.

What happens in a day in her life as a Human-machine interface programmer at Atlas Copco?

GRI Launches GOLD Community to Shape the Future of Sustainability

Press Release

AMSTERDAM, February 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today GRI launched a new membership and engagement program, the GRI GOLD Community, building on its collaborative, global multi-stakeholder network. The GRI GOLD Community consists of diverse companies and organizations from across civil society, business, mediating institutions, labor and intergovernmental agencies, united in the belief that greater transparency is a catalyst for change towards a more sustainable economy and world.

Annual Letter From UN Global Compact Executive Director: Are You Ready to Make the Sustainable Development Goals Work for You?

By Lise Kingo, Executive Director, UN Global Compact

The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris climate agreement in December have ushered in a new era for business.  Last year’s truly historic agreements lay out a clear path and vision for a sustainable future, and have received unprecedented support across governments, business, civil society and citizens alike.


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