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Schneider Electric WEBINAR | Last Chance, Last Call: How to Align Corporate Environment Objectives With Climate Science

Save the date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 11am EST/4pm GMT
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Don’t miss this stimulating discussion about corporate climate action with WWF and HP!

What is the conversation about?

  • Science-Based Targets (SBTs), which can help align corporate environmental objectives with climate science.

Who has joined SBTs?

  • There are more than 300 companies! Is yours on the list?

If not, why don’t you let them know about this new trend in corporate sustainability?

A Rising Tide To Raise All Boats: How Tech Can Benefit Everyone on the Planet

By Pat Gelsinger, CEO VMware
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Recently, I had the pleasure of participating in a debate at Web Summit on an increasingly important topic: “Future of Tech: Will Everyone Benefit?” It’s a question we should all contemplate and analyze. As tech breaks out and reshapes so many aspects of humanity, will all of this stunning innovation create a rising tide that lifts all boats, regardless of geography, background, or culture? Or will the advantages of tech innovation be limited to only the fortunate few?

14 Finalists Announced for Silicon Valley Startup Pitch Competition

VERGE Accelerate contestants to pitch clean economy solutions before global audience
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OAKLAND, California, August 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – GreenBiz Group announced today the 14 finalists for the VERGE Accelerate fast-pitch competition,  featuring innovative early-stage companies offering solutions to accelerate the clean economy. The finalists will present to a globally livestreamed audience on stage at the VERGE 17 conference and expo in Santa Clara, Calif., September 19-21.

Sustainability at UPS: The Road Ahead

Setting goals is the easy part. We’re getting to work on an ambitious sustainability agenda.
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Patrick Browne | UPS 

For more than a century, UPS has been helping people and businesses move goods by focusing on the road ahead — both literally and figuratively. Our success reflects relentless attention to emerging trends, innovative ideas and transformative technologies that enable global commerce, growth and sustainable solutions.

Cindy Ortega: The Ranch's Influence in Her Journey to Sustainability

MGM Resorts International's Chief Sustainability Officer learned some valuable lessons about the importance of conservation while growing up on a ranch in Utah
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Chief Sustainability Officer Cindy Ortega discusses how her time on a ranch influences her view on sustainability.

To learn more, please visit MGMThink.com.

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MGMThink – Q+A with Bill Hornbuckle, President of MGM Resorts International

In honor or National Travel and Tourism Week, Bill Hornbuckle, President of MGM Resorts, sits down with MGMThink to discuss Las Vegas tourism.
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Originally published on MGMThink.

The first week of May is National Travel and Tourism Week - America’s annual salute to travel and tourism.

We are pleased to welcome Q+A guest Bill Hornbuckle, President of MGM Resorts International. Bill has worked in hospitality and tourism for more than 40 years.

MGMThink: What are some of the major factors that contribute to the success of Las Vegas tourism?

World Water Day: We All Play a Role in Conserving Earth’s Most Precious Resource

MGM Resorts and WaterStart Join Forces to Spread Innovative Water Practices Across MGM Resorts' Global Operations
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If a business wanted to cut its energy use in a significant and impactful way, it easily could by tapping into a vast array of energy-efficient technologies currently available in the market.

Nestlé Leaders Help Drive WEF Health and Sustainability Agendas

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Nestlé’s senior leaders will address key global issues including the future of healthcare and responsible water stewardship at this week’s World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

TED@UPS: Turning Skeptics into Believers

How did we finally succeed in creating the world’s largest operations research project?
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Jack Levis | UPS

TED@UPS: Taking Trash Talk to a Whole New Level

Globally, there is a huge amount of organic waste. What can we do about all that methane?
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Peter Harris | UPS

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Thirty years ago, I was a young engineer, working as a volunteer in Indonesia, trying to prevent the rice stored in warehouses and on loading docks from rotting.

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