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U.S. Department of Energy Honors Trane Facility with Better Projects Award for Energy Productivity

Award reflects continued progress toward Ingersoll Rand’s global sustainability goals to increase energy efficiency in its operations by 10 percent by 2020
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May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ -  Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has earned a Better Project award for its work implementing energy productivity at its Trane manufacturing, engineering and assembly facility in St. Paul, Minnesota.

GRI is Advancing the SDG Agenda 2030 in South Asia

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GRI’s Regional Hub South Asia and the CII ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development have launched a local initiative to understand SDGs in business context in the South Asian region trough a peer-learning platform. 

Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit

Timberland, Wrangler, P&G, Dow, UPS, Amazon, Ford, BASF, Nestlé and others hosting pavilions
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled the session schedule for the Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit, running May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit.

The Search is On at the UN Global Compact for SDG Pioneers!

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The UN Global Compact, as part of its Making Global Goals Local Business campaign, has launched the search for the 2017 class of SDG Pioneers – business leaders who are doing an exceptional job of taking action to advance the Global Goals.

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The UN Global Compact, as part of its Making Global Goals Local Business campaign, has launched the search for the 2017 class of SDG Pioneers – business leaders who are doing an exceptional job of taking action to advance the Global Goals.

Less than a Month Away! Agenda & Speakers Announced for Intro to ESG for Investment & Finance Professionals Certificate Course @ Baruch College 06.15.2017

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CONFIRMED AGENDA & SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED

New date is fast approaching for for the second "Introduction to Corporate ESG for Investment & Finance Professionals Certification" scheduled for June 15, 2017. This full-day course is offered by Governance & Accountability Institute and Global Change Associates and is being hosted at Baruch College/CUNY at The Newman Vertical Campus in New York City.

Registration Now Open for the BSR Conference 2017: How Business Leads

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By Pamela Schwartz, Conference Director, BSR

BSR’s 25th annual Conference—taking place October 24-26 in Huntington Beach, California—is happening during a critical time in the field of sustainability, with disruptive change affecting every dimension of business.

GM Drives Demand for Sustainable Natural Rubber

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Through an automotive industry-first commitment to sourcing sustainable natural rubber in its tires, General Motors is helping drive the industry toward net-zero deforestation and uphold human and labor rights. The company will develop a set of purchasing requirements, with the intent that the entire automotive industry will join in the movement and together help transform the rubber supply chain.

Report: Closing the Loop on the Circular Economy

Ethical Corporation releases complimentary 20-page briefing on the circular economy, featuring case studies from Smurfit Kappa, Timberland, Toyota and Jaguar.
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Xylem’s “Make Your Mark 30-Day Challenge” Spurs Over 4,000 Employee Volunteer Hours and Raises Community Awareness of Water and Environmental Issues

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In celebration of World Water Day on March 22, Xylem launched a month-long volunteer challenge that extended through Earth Day on April 22 for Xylem colleagues across the globe to highlight the importance of water and environmental issues.

Twelve Trillion Reasons to Be a More Sustainable Company

By Bob Willard
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The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) define a world that promises a flourishing future for human civilization on spaceship Earth. Some companies already embrace the SDGs as their aspirational environmental and social goals. Other companies hesitate, in case attaining some or all the goals’ 169 associated targets by 2030 would be at the expense of company success. There are 12 trillion reasons why their hesitation is unjustified.

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