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Milwaukee Bucks and SC Johnson Partner To Expand Sustainability Efforts at Fiserv Forum

SC Johnson named Official Sustainability Partner and the Official Disinfectant and Commercial Cleaning Partner of the Bucks
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-- New recycling initiative to help turn the one million plastic cups used annually at Fiserv Forum into future Scrubbing Bubbles® bottles --

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-- New recycling initiative to help turn the one million plastic cups used annually at Fiserv Forum into future Scrubbing Bubbles® bottles --

La Red de Innovación e Impacto - Conoce a Fundación Solidaridad

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A través de la Iniciativa La Red de Innovación e Impacto programa, WEC y nuestros socios apoyamos a las pequeñas y medianas empresas que están acelerando el desarrollo empresarial y promoviendo el crecimiento económico sostenible en América Latina. Conoce a una de las organizaciones miembro de La Red con este foco:

Solidaridad es una organización internacional sin fines de lucro con 50 años de experiencia a nivel global en desarrollo de mercados sostenibles e inclusivos.

La Red de Innovación e Impacto - Meet Fundación Solidaridad

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Through the La Red de Innovación e Impacto program, WEC and our partners support small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs) that are accelerating business development and promoting sustainable economic growth in Latin America. Meet one of our La Red members:

Solidaridad is an international non-profit organization with 50 years of global experience in developing sustainable and inclusive markets.

GRI Sustainability Training Now in Spanish

Launch of Spanish-language GRI Professional Certification Program
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Following the unveiling of the new Professional Certification Program in September 2020 by Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), it is now possible for Spanish-speaking sustainability professionals to access and complete all of the courses and a final exam entirely in Spanish.

Fifth Third Joins Ceres Company Network; Latest Step in Accelerating Transition to a Sustainable Future

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CINCINNATI, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As part of its commitment to be a leader in sustainability, Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today announces that it has joined the Ceres Company Network. By joining, Fifth Third has become part of a network of 60 companies who commit to achieving robust sustainability goals, improving resiliency in their operations and supply chains, and advancing market-based and equitable solutions to the world’s biggest sustainability challenges.

Ecocentricity Blog: A Beer From The Future

By: John A. Lanier
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The folks at New Belgium are brewers that care about the issue of the current generation, and they are using their one particular skill to ask others to do more.

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The folks at New Belgium are brewers that care about the issue of the current generation, and they are using their one particular skill to ask others to do more.

Henkel Develops Industry's First Bio-Based PUR Hot Melt Adhesive for Consumer Electronics Assembly

LOCTITE® HHD 3544F Contains 60% Bio-Based Content, Provides Sustainable Alternative for Structural Bonding Applications
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IRVINE, Calif., May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Leveraging its broad innovation portfolio and in keeping with the company’s sustainability priorities, Henkel today announced the development and commercial availability of LOCTITE® HHD 3544F, the industry’s first bio-based polyurethane reactive (PUR) hot melt designed for consumer electronics assembly.  This is the company’s inaugural consumer electronics-specific, bio-based PUR hot melt adhesive; approximately two-thirds of its content is sourced from renewable, plant-based feedstocks.

Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Opens Benchmark for Social Compliance Schemes in Fishing, Agriculture and Aquaculture Sectors

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PARIS, May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has today opened its social benchmark to the fishing, agriculture and land-based aquaculture sectors with the launch of benchmark requirements for its new At-Sea Operations and Primary Production scopes.

Vancity in 2020: Advancing an Equitable Climate Transition

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In a year of extraordinary uncertainty, Vancity was able to apply its values-based banking model for the benefit of members, employees and communities. This is not new for Vancity – it has been doing this for 75 years. Vancity’s responses to the challenges of climate change, racism and the COVID-19 pandemic are outlined in Strength in community, Vancity’s 2020 annual report, which can be viewed at vancity.com/AnnualReport.

Advancing Sustainability in Times of Adversity: 3M's 2021 Sustainability Report

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3M published its 2021 Sustainability Report today, offering a close look at how the challenges and changes of 2020 ultimately strengthened its commitment to sustainability.

“3M has a long history of applying our science and working with employees, customers, governments, and organizations, to find solutions,” said Gayle Schueller, 3M senior vice president and chief sustainability officer. “It is this approach that helped us advance toward our goals—and set even more ambitious ones—in times of adversity.”

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