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Business Impacts: Action Where it Matters

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In this short film, Corporate Citizenship explores how the relationship between business and society is becoming more complex. As companies are being asked tougher questions about their impacts, the importance of mapping, measuring and taking action on issues across the value chain has never been more important. Diageo and Civicus share insights into how organisations can use a better understanding of their economic, social and environmental impacts to focus their efforts and drive change where it matters most.

A Message From Paul Grimwood, Nestlé USA Chairman And CEO

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To learn more about the Nestlé in the U.S. 2014 Creating Shared Value report, visit our website.

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To learn more about the Nestlé in the U.S. 2014 Creating Shared Value report, visit our website.

TWC Green Fleet Continues to Make Progress and Gain Attention

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One year ago, Time Warner Cable announced that we joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Clean Cities’ National Clean Fleet Partnership.  In an Untangled blog, I shared the progress we have made with making our truck fleet more environmentally friendly. 

Edmond de Rothschild Group Publishes First Sustainability Report

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The Edmond de Rothschild Group has set out its strategic sustainability ambitions for the first time at Group level.

This first report presents the five pillars of the Group's susta

National Grid Ranked Top Green Utility in the World

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WALTHAM, Mass., June 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ -This week National Grid PLC landed the number one spot as a utility on Newsweek's Top Green Companies in the World 2015, ranking 29th overall.

Yum! Introduces Environmental Palm Oil Policy

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Yum! is still committed to implementing its global nutritional policy that includes removal of palm oil as cooking oil in restaurants by 2017. In extenuating circumstances and by exception, markets that will not meet our nutrition policy timeline will have a plan in place to source 100% sustainable palm oil by the end of 2017.

Government To Raise EIA Screening Thresholds

By Patrick Little, Environmental Consultant, at CBRE
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The government has outlined proposals that will allow more major industrial and urban developments to avoid the ‘burden’ of being subjected to an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).
 
During consultation on the upcoming amendments to the EIA Directive (2011/92/EU), Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, expressed the view that “the proposals could result in a significant increase in regulation, add additional cost and delay to the planning system, and undermine existing permitted development rights.”
 

TerraPass Teams Up With College Football Playoff At The First-Ever National Championship Game

Together They Tackle Carbon Emissions to Reduce the Game’s Environmental Impact
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Houston, TX, January 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ - TerraPass is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the College Football Playoff (CFP) to mitigate and reduce the emissions associated with the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship, hosted at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas on Monday, January 12, 2015.  This is one of several sustainable best practices that the CFP has implemented under Playoff Green

Costa Cruises Releases Results of Its Three-Year ‘Sustainable Cruise’ Project Aboard Costa Pacifica

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October 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Costa Cruises has released the results of a three-year Sustainable Cruise Project co-funded by the European Commission within the framework of the LIFE program. Begun in September 2011 aboard Costa Pacifica, the pilot project tested and evaluated shipboard waste-management models and techniques that conformed to the European Directive on Waste, which is based on the “Three Rs”: Reduce, Reuse, 
Recycle. 
 

Carnival Corporation Celebrates Earth Day: Will Meet Goal to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Carnival Corporation & plc will meet its goal to reduce its rate of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipboard operations by 20 percent
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MIAMI, April 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In honor of Earth Day and the importance of year-round environmental awareness, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today announced it will meet its goal to reduce its rate of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipboard operations by 20 percent.  This goal was established by the company as part of Carnival's ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impact from its operations.

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