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Republic Services Joins New Orleans in Celebrating World Environment Day

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New Orleans was selected as the host city for World Environment Day. Community leaders and businesses, including Republic Services, came together for an educational summit followed by a traditional New Orleans Second Line Parade where groups then picked up recycling and garbage from the neighborhoods. Many members of Republic’s New Orleans team joined in the efforts!

Read more in the New Orleans Advocate

Shire Employees Show How They Are Taking Responsibility for the Environment on World Environment Day

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Shire employees around the world held events during the first week of June to bring awareness and action for the environment in honor of World Environment Day on June 5.

The theme of Shire's World Environment Day event was Taking Responsibility for the Environment: Energy & Climate, Water and Waste, in support of the company’s Responsibility goals (see the infographic focused on Shire’s natural resource goals).

Dell Pledges to Eliminate Plastic Straws This World Oceans Day

by Stephen Roberts, Sustainability Strategist
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It’s hot here in Central Texas. Like 100°F hot (about 38°C). And while we sweat our way between air-conditioned locations, we’ll probably grab an ice-cold beverage. You have to stay hydrated after all.

And it’s a pretty good bet that drink will arrive with a plastic straw.

Become a Corporate Sustainability Activist

by Emmanuel Lagarrigue, Chief Strategy Officer, Schneider Electric
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World Environment Day: An annual time to bring awareness to and spur action for the protection of our ecosystem. “Beat Plastic Pollution” is the theme for 2018 and all companies should be looking at how they can reduce plastic pollution.

For the business community and world at large, conservation and sustainability are more than a one-day concern.

World Environment Day

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In April 2018, Nestlé set a bold ambition to make 100% of our packaging either recyclable or reusable by 2025.

Recycling Electronics While Rebuilding Lives

L.A.'s Homeboy Electronics Recycling is helping HP support local communities as it expands its pioneering closed-loop recycling system.
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Exactly one year ago, Donnie Holland’s life changed completely.  

After 20 years in prison and months of moving from one dreary job to another in Los Angeles, Holland got a tip to try interviewing at Homeboy Electronics Recycling. Now, as he heads out every day to companies to pick up old computers, printers and phones to recycle, Holland is proud to be the face of Homeboy and the good work it’s doing.  

Tetra Pak Celebrates World Environment Day

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When recycled beverage cartons are given a new life, we protect natural resources, reduce climate impact and contribute to communities. On World Environment Day, find out how we work with partners to drive recycling around the world.

http://tetrapak.com/recycling-activities/

PNC's Environmental Performance Infographic

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PNC recognizes that environmental issues, including climate change, are impacting our business, our clients and the communities in which we operate. As one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, we understand the importance of balancing financial priorities with environmental issues, and believe that doing so is critical to practicing sound risk management and being a good corporate citizen. That’s why we continue to invest in our buildings, which impact the environment, as well as the health of our employees.

LIVE Twitter Chat on #BiodiversityandAg with Monsanto on June 22nd, 2018

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Please join us for a LIVE 1-hour Twitter chat with Monsanto and the Keystone Center on #BiodiversityandAg – an important topic, especially considering the role pollinators have in the food industry’s global supply chain.

The Chat, hosted by 3BL Media and TriplePundit, is on Friday, June 22, at 11am ET / 8am PT / 4pm BT

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Please join us for a LIVE 1-hour Twitter chat with Monsanto and the Keystone Center on #BiodiversityandAg – an important topic, especially considering the role pollinators have in the food industry’s global supply chain.

The Chat, hosted by 3BL Media and TriplePundit, is on Friday, June 22, at 11am ET / 8am PT / 4pm BT

GM Executive Uses Experiences and Career to Promote Sustainability

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For Mari Kay Scott, General Motors’ executive director of Global Environmental Compliance and Sustainability, advancing sustainability is not just a part of her job title. It’s a lifestyle.

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