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GSK Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Index analyses corporate responsibility performance
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GSK continues to be a part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). DJSI is a global sustainability benchmark that tracks the performance of the world’s leading companies in terms of economic, environmental and social criteria. The index serves as a benchmark for investors who look to integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios.

For more information on this list of the world’s most sustainable companies, read the full press release.

Sustainability: The Coca-Cola Company

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From our CEO Muhtar Kent:

"Coca-Cola can only be as healthy, vibrant and resilient as the communities we proudly serve around the globe. That’s why we’re working together with our bottling partners across our system to build stronger, more active communities and advance environmental conservation." 

Click to read our Sustainability Report: CokeURL.com/susty

 

Aramark Inspires Kids Across the Globe to Live Healthier Lives

Employees contribute expertise and passion for serving others on Global Volunteer Day
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Philadelphia, PA, March 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Focused on improving the health and wellness of children around the world, thousands of Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) employees will rally together on March 19 for the first-annual Global Volunteer Day, an extension of the company’s ongoing commitment to empower people to live healthier lives.

Merck's New Corporate Brochure Available: “Be Well. A Promise Made to the World”

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Merck's new corporate brochure – “Be Well. A Promise Made to the World” – is now available! Read about our Merck for Mothers initiative and explore the many ways we are helping the world Be Well: http://www.merck.com/about/brochure/home.html

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Changing the global food narrative

“The dominant story about the future of the world food supply is logical, well known and wrong.”
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By Jonathan Foley,  Director of the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota | 20 December 2013

There’s a powerful narrative being told about the world’s food system — in classrooms, boardrooms, foundations and the halls of government around the world. It’s everywhere. And it makes complete sense when you listen to it. The problem is, it’s mostly based on flawed assumptions.

World of Impact MAP.... November 20 is Amway Universal Children's Day

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Amway One by One

This week is what we’ve been planning for all year!

The Amway Universal Childen’s Day will take place on Wednesday, November 20 … although it has already begun in some countries that are extending their activities acoss an entire week.

Click on the map for a quick glance of the kinds of activities that will be taking place.

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Biodiversity as a Solution for Sustainable Agriculture

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By Fred Pearce |  13 September  2013

Conservationists must find common ground with farmers, if they are to achieve their goals of stemming biodiversity loss, says Braulio Dias, the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

“In the past we have given most of our attention to the traditional conservation strategy of protected areas.  But that won’t work on its own.  More and more, we at the Convention are highlighting biodiversity as part of the solution to agricultural problems, rather than an impediment to economic development.”

SAI Pilots ESMS Handbook & Toolkit for IFC in Serbia

SAI launches pilot at Vino Zupa's Fruit Juice and Wine Production Plants
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On May 28-31, SAI carried out workshops in Belgrade and Kapaonik, Serbia  for the World Bank's  International Finance Corporation (IFC). These comprised the first field visit to pilot the Environmental and Social Management Systems (ESMS) Handbook and Toolkit that SAI has developed for the IFC. The ESMS Handbook and Toolkit is designed as a user-friendly guide to help companies to develop and implement management systems for environmental and social performance, in accordance with the IFC Performance Standards 1-8.  Key performance areas include: 1) environment; 2) labor; 3) community; and 4) occupational health & safety. This Handbook and Toolkit focuses on the Food and Beverage sector; SAI and IFC have plans for 14 more in other sectors.

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On May 28-31, SAI carried out workshops in Belgrade and Kapaonik, Serbia  for the World Bank's  International Finance Corporation (IFC). These comprised the first field visit to pilot the Environmental and Social Management Systems (ESMS) Handbook and Toolkit that SAI has developed for the IFC. The ESMS Handbook and Toolkit is designed as a user-friendly guide to help companies to develop and implement management systems for environmental and social performance, in accordance with the IFC Performance Standards 1-8.  Key performance areas include: 1) environment; 2) labor; 3) community; and 4) occupational health & safety. This Handbook and Toolkit focuses on the Food and Beverage sector; SAI and IFC have plans for 14 more in other sectors.

ManpowerGroup Joins One Billion People in Celebrating Earth Day

World Leader in Innovative Workforce Solutions Committed to Environmental Programs to Balance Profitability with Sustainability
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MILWAUKEE, April 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, is committed to supporting environmental programs and reducing waste and energy usage as the world today celebrates Earth Day, when people around the world acknowledge our planet and the many actions taken to protect it.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/CG73938LOGO-a)

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