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Nestlé: Leading for a Sustainable Future

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The Shared Value Initiative invites you to join Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider for a fireside chat on Tuesday, June 22 with SVI Senior Advisor and Harvard Business School Senior Lecturer Mark Kramer about Nestlé’s journey moving from climate pledge to activation and impact as outlined in the company’s recently released Net Zero Roadmap.

Asian American Leadership Spotlight: Maria Kim

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In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Common Impact is spotlighting members of the AAPI community who are making a difference every day through their careers and social impact work.

Owens Corning: Increasing Our Social Handprint Via Community Engagement

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Community Engagement 2020 Goals:

  • Achieve 82% site participation in community service projects with 100% of our facilities engaged by 2022 through community projects.
  • Increase volunteer hours annually.

We take an active role in the communities where we operate, and our employees are enthusiastic about company-sponsored opportunities to make a difference.

In the past ten years, we have:

Owens Corning: Reducing Our Environmental Footprint

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Frank O’Brien-Bernini

SVP and Chief Sustainability Officer

Our first set of ten-year goals was centered on our commitment to reducing our environmental footprint. Through the years, that has continued to be a critically important pillar of our sustainability journey. When we achieve a goal, we set more challenging goals for ourselves. Our science-based goals for 2030 are based on what we know the world needs us to do, not what we know how to do.

International Paper Joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Network

Membership enables the company to work with the Foundation, collaborate with other Network organizations, as it seeks to advance the circular economy through its renewable, fiber-based products
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May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - International Paper (NYSE: IP), a world leader in renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products, has become a Member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Network, the world’s leading circular economy network.

Black & Veatch Report Finds Water and Wastewater Utilities, Customers Challenged by COVID Economics

‘2021 50 Largest Cities Water and Wastewater Report’ shows modest progress in addressing service to economically disadvantaged communities
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Although the COVID-19 pandemic shed new light on the importance of water and wastewater services, system resilience, funding and affordability remain challenges facing communities across the U.S., according to Black & Veatch’s new 2021 50 Largest Cities Water and Wastewater Rate Report

WSP USA Charts Direction on Climate and Equity at United for Infrastructure 2021, With Opening Remarks by President Biden

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Tom Lewis and Denise Turner Roth help lead government, business and labor leaders in driving solutions for better policies and greater investment in sustainable and equitable infrastructure.

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Tom Lewis and Denise Turner Roth help lead government, business and labor leaders in driving solutions for better policies and greater investment in sustainable and equitable infrastructure.

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.

Reimagining Zero Waste: Five New Ways to Recognize Your Waste Diversion Success

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By Vikas Ahuja, Director of ECS Sales and Marketing, SCS Global Services

It’s hard to believe, but the term “zero waste” has been around for more than 40 years. It was first used by a chemist, Paul Palmer, who noticed an abundance of clean chemicals being discarded by high-tech businesses in a newly developing area of northern California which we’ve all come to know as Silicon Valley. He saw a need for identifying new uses for the chemicals and a new concept of zero waste was born.

Black & Veatch Report: Corporate Sustainability Goals Are Here to Stay, but Delivering Tangible Results Remains a Challenge

Goal Setting and Measurement report finds decarbonization strategies are increasingly complex and current solutions may not be enough to achieve aggressive targets
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May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Companies of all sizes across business sectors are elevating sustainability as a core tenet of their practices, yet a new Black & Veatch report discovers that many companies continue to establish targets without a clear understanding of how to achieve them.

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