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Human Rights Due Diligence: Tesco's Journey

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Tesco is a proud member of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour (HRC), which shares our ambition to eradicate forced labour from consumer goods supply chains and own operations globally.

MilliporeSigma Future Talk Podcast Series: Making Packaging Sustainable

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Future Talk is an English language podcast series of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.* The podcast series brings curious minds from diverse fields together to discuss their personal visions for the future of science and technology.  

In episode eighteen of Future Talk, Fabien Thibault, global manager of product and packaging sustainability at MilliporeSigma, and Alan Phipps, vice president of sustainability consulting at Pure Strategies, discuss the environmental benefits of MilliporeSigma's SMASH Packaging program.

CSE's Event With Participation of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Rating Agencies on the Need of a New ESG Regulatory Framework

“How ESG disclosures can support Investors’ decisions and a more Sustainable Economy. The need for a common ESG framework.”
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May 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Center for Sustainability and Excellence held on May 18, 2021 a live event on “How ESG disclosures can support Investors’ decisions and a more Sustainable Economy. The need for a common ESG framework.” bringing together in a high level discussion the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, ESG Rating Agencies, Fortune 500 firms and the European perspective on the same issues.

Integrating Circular Plans Into Your Climate Strategy

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Circularity is a concept that wraps around everything we do at International Paper. We are contributing to the low carbon future in three primary ways: sourcing renewable fiber from healthy forests, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and creating sustainable solutions that can be reused, recycled or composted.

Illumina Celebrates International Biodiversity Day

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Illumina’s technology is being used to understand climate change, study biodiversity, and evaluate environmental DNA.

America's Charities' Engage CSR Solution Partner SmartSimple Software Named 2021 Social Impact Partner of the Year by Amazon Web Services

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SmartSimple Software (America's Charities' Engage CSR Solution partner) is excited to announce that we've received the Social Impact Partner of the Year award for Canada from Amazon Web Services (AWS).

This inaugural award, announced today at the 2021 AWS Partner Summit, recognizes SmartSimple Software's role as a technology provider in helping to empower funding organizations of all sizes to create greater efficiencies within their operational processes and ultimately enrich their impact within communities.

One shining example of how we've helped to put our technology and 20+ years of process automation expertise to work is how Vancouver Foundation was able to provide rapid relief to organizations and communities across British Columbia impacted by COVID-19. 

In a matter of days, Vancouver Foundation developed a nimble granting model, recruited advisors, and began processing funding requests from frontline health and social service charities and arts and culture groups seeking immediate support. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Vancouver Foundation has granted $19.9 million to 591 charities across the province on SmartSimple's cloud platform.

Learn more about Vancouver Foundation's success using SmartSimple's configurable cloud platform to work for their mission.

Below is the official announcement with more details about the award and its criteria.

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SmartSimple Software (America's Charities' Engage CSR Solution partner) is excited to announce that we've received the Social Impact Partner of the Year award for Canada from Amazon Web Services (AWS).

This inaugural award, announced today at the 2021 AWS Partner Summit, recognizes SmartSimple Software's role as a technology provider in helping to empower funding organizations of all sizes to create greater efficiencies within their operational processes and ultimately enrich their impact within communities.

One shining example of how we've helped to put our technology and 20+ years of process automation expertise to work is how Vancouver Foundation was able to provide rapid relief to organizations and communities across British Columbia impacted by COVID-19. 

In a matter of days, Vancouver Foundation developed a nimble granting model, recruited advisors, and began processing funding requests from frontline health and social service charities and arts and culture groups seeking immediate support. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Vancouver Foundation has granted $19.9 million to 591 charities across the province on SmartSimple's cloud platform.

Learn more about Vancouver Foundation's success using SmartSimple's configurable cloud platform to work for their mission.

Below is the official announcement with more details about the award and its criteria.

The Arbor Day Foundation and International Paper Grow Trees, Partnership

Partnership will increase in 2021 with additional planting events and systemic recovery focus
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LINCOLN, Neb., May 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper, one of the world’s leading producers of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp, and paper, and the Arbor Day Foundation announce their intention to grow their partnership in 2021.

As Surge of COVID-19 Cases in India Continues, Spiceworks Ziff Davis and J2 Global Partner With America's Charities to Launch Employee Assistance Fund

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AUSTIN, Texas, May 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ —  America’s Charities, a 501(c)3 nonprofit which inspires employees and organizations to support each other and causes they care about, is pleased to announce the launch of an Employee Assistance Fund in partnership with Spiceworks Ziff Davis (SWZD), a division of J2 Global.

Net Impact Announces 2021-2022 Theme: The Regenerative Economy: Reimagined Capitalism for People and Planet

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May 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact announces its 2021-2022 theme: The Regenerative Economy: Reimagined Capitalism for People and Planet, a concept built on the belief that society must urgently work together to evolve an economic system leveraging regenerative principles.

Owens Corning Earns DOE Better Project Award and Surpasses Better Plants Energy Reduction Goal

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Owens Corning is proud to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Plants program, which works with leading manufacturers to boost their competitiveness through improvements in energy efficiency.

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