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How HP is Working with Partners to Reduce Greenhouse Gasses and Creating a Sustainable Supply Chain

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Hewlett-Packard has some great things to celebrate at Climate Week in New York this week, and I’m especially proud that today, HP became the first company in the IT industry to set greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goals for our supply chain.

Guest Post: Buried Treasure, Limited Time Offers and …. Climate Change?

by Lou Leonard, Vice President, Climate Change, World Wildlife Fund
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We are hearing more in the media about climate change recently and for good reason.  New York is preparing for another hurricane season while trying to learn to live within the “new normal” of a creeping water line (an extra foot already, and growing) and more intense storms.  The West is bracing for another season of record wildfires.

From Activist to Executive: Steve Howard, IKEA - CSR Minute for April 5, 2013

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I’m a lifelong treehugger really so, you know, how many colleges . . . . I worked in forestry, I worked for WWF, I work within consultancy, I set up an organization like called The Climate Group working on climate change.  So that’s been my professional journey through life, working on sustainability issues.  I care, I join. A couple of years back I met with the IKEA CEO. I wasn’t sure if I wanted the job. Obviously he wasn’t sure if I was the right person.  I’m going to create a new position, to put into executive management a sustainability person.

Verizon Supports Earth Hour to Raise Worldwide Awareness of Sustainability

600 Verizon Locations Across 41 Countries to Turn Off Lights
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NEW YORK, March 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Thousands of Verizon employees worldwide will join the millions of people in 152 countries supporting Earth Hour on Saturday (March 23).  Starting at 8:30 p.m., 600 Verizon buildings across 41 countries will turn off the lights for one hour, helping to raise sustainability and energy-efficiency awareness.

SAP and the WWF share a common bond

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SAP continues its work with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on an environmental campaign that raises awareness and helps preserve a big parcel of land in the Caucasus. WWF rates this area as one of the world’s most treasured biodiversity hotspots in need of protection. For this campaign, SAP secured 56,000 square meters of land, divvied up into 1 square meter pieces, to give away to anyone who wishes to help preserve land and wildlife. In fact, you can choose what you want to preserve. It could be bears, plant life, leopards, antelope, even scrubbing CO2.

Water is Focus of New H&M and WWF Partnership, Renewed Joint Effort by Coca-Cola and WWF, and New Plant in Peru Supported by Freeport-McMoRan - CSR Minute for February 7, 2013

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H&M and the World Wildlife Fund have announced a three-year global partnership to innovate a new H&M corporate water strategy. The initiative will include conservation throughout the company’s whole supply chain as well as its manufacturing facilities. Under the plan, H&M designers and buyers will receive training in the water impacts of raw material production as well as wet processes for different styles, to promote more sustainable choices.

WWF and H&M Develop New Cutting Edge Water Strategy

Taking water stewardship to the next level within the fashion industry
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Conservation organisation WWF and fashion company H&M have entered into a three year global partnership. Side by side, a new H&M water strategy has been formed which is a game changer in the fashion industry, as it takes the whole supply chain into account and goes far beyond the factory lines. 

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Conservation organisation WWF and fashion company H&M have entered into a three year global partnership. Side by side, a new H&M water strategy has been formed which is a game changer in the fashion industry, as it takes the whole supply chain into account and goes far beyond the factory lines. 

Guest post - Planting Empowerment: Cultivating Panama’s future through entrepreneurship and sustainable forestry

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Chris Meyer comes from a long line—four generations to be exact—of forestry workers. However, with a finance degree and a passion for entrepreneurship, he never expected to end up following in his family’s footsteps.

The Private Sector Moves Faster than Government to Adopt Renewable Energy - Energy Minute for December 28, 2012

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The world’s top companies are moving ahead of governments in the race to adopt renewable energy. That’s the conclusion of a new report by Calvert, Ceres, and the World Wildlife Fund. The report, called “Power Forward: Why the World’s Largest Companies are Investing in Renewable Energy,” finds that a majority of Fortune 100 companies have set a renewable energy commitment, a greenhouse gas emissions reduction commitment—or both.

NGOs Partnering with Business to Accelerate Shared Value

In order to achieve their social missions, NGOs are increasingly thinking more strategically about partnering with businesses to create shared value
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It used to be that a typical meeting between a business and nongovernmental organisation (NGO) resulted in one of two outcomes: confrontation or a donation. Think Greenpeace versus McDonalds or corporate philanthropic funding to the United Way and Habitat for Humanity.

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