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To Unlock Life’s Mysteries, Use the Scientific Keys to Thriving

Thriving Series - Part 4, by Wayne Visser

How does the world really work? How does nature function? How do societies change? How do economies rise and fall? These are questions that have led me to a lifetime of enquiry and a career in sustainability. After more than 30 years of wrestling and wrangling with theories and practices, I still don’t have all the answers, but I do have a map with clues to where the treasure is buried. The treasure is thriving – the ways in which nature can regenerate, societies can flourish, and economies can prosper.

At PSE&G, We're Working Toward Becoming the Utility of the Future Through Cleaner, Safe and More Reliable Energy

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Like many sectors, the energy industry is transforming to meet the needs of our customers, society and our planet. Combating climate change requires we change the way electricity is generated and consumed.

At PSE&G we embrace the obligation to lead this change and fulfill PSEG’s Powering Progress vision — to power a future where people use less energy, and it’s cleaner, safer and delivered more reliably than ever. To make that vision a reality, we at PSE&G are evolving and becoming a Utility of the Future.

How Do You Build a Better Future?

The latest Principal® Sustainability Report offers a blueprint for understanding the hurdles we all face, and how to create a plan for our shared future.

The Principal Financial Group® purpose is clear: Foster a world where financial security is accessible for all. But that world remains far from reach if employees aren’t empowered, everyone doesn’t feel included when it comes to finance, and actions aren’t sustainable in the future.

At Principal, our 2021 Sustainability Report details the progress—and the potential future global impact—of our corporate approach to ESG. It’s an opportunity to measure and check in: Are strategies working? Do goals need to change? Are we driving positive, long-term outcomes?

SAP and EcoVadis Expand Partnership, Kicking Off With 'First Year Free' Offer for Carbon Action Module

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A trio of announcements during the SAP Sapphire 2022 event on Tuesday, May 10, highlighted SAP and EcoVadis’ expanding partnership:

SAP expands partnership with EcoVadis to add sustainability ratings to SAP Business Network

Net Impact Announces 2021-2022 Chapter of the Year Winners

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May 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact announces the 2021-2022 Chapter of the Year Winners, an award given to one outstanding Chapter in each of the following chapter categories: Undergraduate, Graduate, International Student, Professional, and International Professional. This year’s distinctions were awarded to the Net Impact Chapters at the University of California, Berkeley (Undergraduate Chapter); University of California, Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management (Graduate Chapter); Delhi University; the Boston Professional Chapter; and the Bangkok Professional Chapter.

Vancity in 2021: Building a Clean and Fair World


In another year of economic uncertainty and recovery, 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 over 75 years. Vancity’s responses to the challenges of climate change, racism and the COVID-19 pandemic are outlined in Change-makers, Vancity’s 2021 annual report, which can be viewed at

A Sustainable Future Requires Business Action for the SDGs

GRI podcasts outline how companies can contribute towards a better quality of life for all
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May 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ -International experts in sustainable development shed light on strategies for building greener and better cities and communities, as well as changing business models to help raise the standard of living – in the latest podcasts from GRI.

Industrial Hemp Leader element6 Dynamics 2022 Farm Partner Program to Grow Over Four Million Pounds of Industrial Hemp in 2022

Farmer contracts include guaranteed acquisition of harvest with advance payments
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SANTA FE, N.M. and LONGMONT, Colo. May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - element6 Dynamics, a leading provider of nature-based solutions to industry that accelerate the regeneration of the planet by addressing its serious carbon imbalance, today announced the official launch of its Farm Partner Program.

The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issues Statement Asking Scheme Owners to Undergo SSCI Benchmark

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PARIS, May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - CEO members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Board of Directors have today published a statement encouraging relevant supply chain partners to undertake the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) benchmarking process by the end of 2023.

Benchmark ESG on Simplifying Emissions Reporting: How to Ensure You're Prepared for the SEC's Scope 3 Mandate


In recent years, companies around the world have felt increasing pressure to disclose Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data to satisfy investors and various internal and external stakeholders. Today, the trend toward mandatory reporting is accelerating—most recently reflected in the March 21, 2022 release of the U.S.


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