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UN Global Compact Bulletin (June 2019)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look at this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look at this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

Albertsons Companies Fulfills Pledge to End Use of Eel (Unagi) in Sushi 3½ Years Ahead of Planned Deadline

Company celebrates World Oceans Day by furthering its commitment to seafood sustainability and protecting a declining species
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BOISE, Idaho, June 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies, an industry leader in seafood sustainability, announced today that it completed the phase-out of freshwater eel (unagi) from sushi products 3½ years ahead of its self-imposed deadline of year-end 2022.

The nation’s second-largest supermarket company vowed in 2018 to eliminate the popular product because wild eel populations are in dangerous decline and the process of raising farmed eel is equally unsustainable for the species and the oceans.

UN Global Compact Launches New Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business and Development

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NEW YORK, June 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ -  Friday, on World Oceans Day,  the United Nations Global Compact launched the newly formed Sustainable Ocean Business Action Platform — a three-year global programme bringing together business, civil society, the UN and Governments to advance the ocean economy and sustainable development.

World Oceans Day at Aramark

Monitoring what goes in -- and what comes out of -- our oceans
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June 8, 2018 is World Oceans Day, a day to celebrate what the oceans mean to our planet and our health, and how we can continue to be good stewards from sea to shining sea. At Aramark, we support our oceans on two main fronts—by watching what goes into the water and what comes out of it.
 

Carnival Corporation Recognized for Leadership in Environmental Excellence

Port of Seattle’s Annual Green Gateway Awards honor three of company’s brands
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SEATTLE, May 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, had another strong showing at the seventh annual Port of Seattle Green Gateway Awards ceremony.

Fixes From Regular People Complement Institutional Solutions

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By: Carol Pierson Holding

June 8th was World Oceans Day. It was celebrated with a reception at U.N. Headquarters in New York City. The Empire State Building was lit in white, blue and purple representing different layers of the ocean.

Paul Ricard Oceanography Institute 50 Years Supporting the Ocean: Tomorrow Starts Now

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“Oceans are our future. They are also our legacy, and most importantly, they mirror our actions. We will have the Oceans that we deserve.”

Patricia Ricard, Chairwoman of the Paul Ricard Oceanography Institute                                  

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“Oceans are our future. They are also our legacy, and most importantly, they mirror our actions. We will have the Oceans that we deserve.”

Patricia Ricard, Chairwoman of the Paul Ricard Oceanography Institute                                  

World Oceans Day about Environment and Economy

Op/Ed By Jeremy Dunn, Executive Director BC Salmon Farmers Association
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This Wednesday, June 8th, is World Oceans Day. There are hundreds of events taking place around the world, drawing awareness to the importance of the ocean under this year’s theme of “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet”. Join one of the events to celebrate the importance of our oceans as a reminder that we have an individual and collective duty to interact with oceans in a sustainable manner so as to meet current needs without compromising those of future generations.

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This Wednesday, June 8th, is World Oceans Day. There are hundreds of events taking place around the world, drawing awareness to the importance of the ocean under this year’s theme of “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet”. Join one of the events to celebrate the importance of our oceans as a reminder that we have an individual and collective duty to interact with oceans in a sustainable manner so as to meet current needs without compromising those of future generations.

More Than a Getaway Compliment: Oceans Reduce CO2

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On June 8th, we celebrate World Oceans Day. It is an important occasion for everyone because oceans create many of the elements we need to survive. Everything from seafood delicacies to medicine ingredients – it all comes from the deep blue. Similar to our forests, oceans are fundamental to all living things and they are endangered.  Rising temperatures and acidification threaten to change our oceans forever.

Oceans reduce CO2, create oxygen and more!

Carnival Foundation Donates $2.5 Million to The Nature Conservancy to Advance Preserving Health of World's Oceans and Seas

To Celebrate World Oceans Day, World's Largest Cruise Company Announces Gift to Support Ecologically Important Lands and Waters
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MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – To help celebrate World Environment Day today and in advance of World Oceans Day on June 8, Carnival Foundation in partnership with Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise company, is providing a $2.5 million gift over five years to support The Nature Conservancy’s global marine protection priorities

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