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Growing Momentum for Sustainability Reporting in South Asia

GRI research highlights corporate sustainability trends in the region
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May 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - New analysis by leading sustainability standards setter Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has found that sustainability reporting is on the rise in three South Asian countries – India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.

FedEx Publishes 2021 ESG Report

Commits to Carbon Neutral Operations Globally by 2040
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The FedEx 2021 ESG Report outlines the company’s commitment to connecting communities in responsible ways — in good times and during periods of great need. As part of our longstanding mission, FedEx has set a new goal to achieve carbon neutral operations globally by 2040.

Merck Named to 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2021

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Merck was named to the annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking by 3BL.  The list recognizes outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance. Assessed among 1,000 of the largest public U.S. companies, Merck ranked No. 1 in the Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences industry and No. 12 overall.

La Red de Innovación e Impacto - Conoce a ACPACI

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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:

ACPACI, organización miembro de La Red de Innovación e Impacto, es una asociación cooperativa de la “Región de los Izalcos” en el occidente de El Salvador.

La Red de Innovación e Impacto - Meet ACPACI

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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:

ACPACI, a member organization of La Red de Innovación e Impacto, is a cooperative association of the “Izalcos Region” in western El Salvador.

HelloFresh Commits to Ocean-Bound Plastic Recovery Program, Supporting Impoverished Communities

Summary: 
  • HelloFresh partners with Plastic Bank® to set up three plastic collection centers in Indonesia as part of its ongoing environmental protection efforts

  • The leading global meal-kit company will enable the removal and repurposing of ocean-bound plastics while providing goods and services to community members

  • The program will prevent the equivalent of 37.5 million single-use plastic bottles, or 1.6 million pounds of plastic, from entering the ocean over three years 

Press Release
  • HelloFresh partners with Plastic Bank® to set up three plastic collection centers in Indonesia as part of its ongoing environmental protection efforts

  • The leading global meal-kit company will enable the removal and repurposing of ocean-bound plastics while providing goods and services to community members

  • The program will prevent the equivalent of 37.5 million single-use plastic bottles, or 1.6 million pounds of plastic, from entering the ocean over three years 

The Path to Zero-Waste Across South America

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Fabio Belasco, Health and Safety specialist for CNH Industrial in Brazil, is a man on a mission. The goal? To achieve zero-waste at all of the Company’s manufacturing plants right across the country. An ambitious target but one that is already within reach. Follow CNH Industrial’s path to zero-waste across South America at: https://www.cnhindustrial.com/ThePathToZeroWaste

Chez Laurence With Laurence Carr

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EarthX and boutique sustainability and wellness-focused interior design firm Laurence Carr Inc are proud to announce their original video series, Chez Laurence, premiering Tuesday May 26th at 7pm CDT/ 8pm EST on EarthxTV

Oberlin College & Conservatory Unveils Far-Reaching Sustainability and Social Justice Initiatives

Report captures a community dedicated to environmental stewardship, social engagement, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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Oberlin College and Conservatory’s first Environmental and Social Responsibility Report shares the many ways in which students, faculty, staff, and the broader Oberlin community are working together to inspire the world we need.

Positively Impacting Our Planet

By Tony Lowings, Chief Executive Officer, KFC Global
Blog

I wanted to build on the message shared by Yum! Brands (our parent company) announcing our new global climate commitment that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions 46% by 2030 in our restaurants and supply chain. As a key brand contributor to the Yum! Brands Recipe for Good strategy and noting our own KFC focus on making our business more sustainable across all of our operations, I’m excited that we, in partnership with our incredible franchisees, suppliers and producers, can celebrate another bold commitment to our planet today.

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