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Whirlpool Corporation Announces the Launch of Our 2016 Sustainability Report

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We are proud to announce the launch of Whirlpool Corporation's 2016 Sustainability Report, which presents a broader view of our global sustainability achievements in 2016 in our operations and products, and with our employees and communities. As you’ll read within the report, our company is delivering on our commitment to our global goals, highlighting our sustainable product innovations and sharing our progress in our materials transparency program, all while showcasing our positive impacts on our people and in our communities. 

Strategies to Progress Our Inclusion and Diversity Journey

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Business resource groups (BRGs) were introduced at Newmont in 2014. A Business Resource Group (also known as an Affinity Group or Employee Resource Group) is a company-sanctioned organization of employees with a common background, set of interests and/or goals. Each BRG welcomes all employees. Since 2014, 17 BRGs have been established in our operating regions and at the corporate office. Newmont recognizes BRGs as critical partners for ensuring that everyone’s voice is heard and diversity of thought is celebrated and leveraged with participation open to all employees.

The Call of a Global Movement: Laying the Groundwork for the Future of Changemaking Around the World

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From the time I lived in South Africa in the late 1990s, I’ve had this idea of a “future memory.” It’s an experience you know as clearly as a recollection from your past – say, jumping off a rope swing into a mountain lake as a child – but it hasn’t happened yet. It’s more than a premonition. It’s something you can visit over and over in your mind. You just haven’t lived it.

Living in a Materiality World

Here are four guiding principles for companies embarking on their first materiality assessment
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Ed Rogers | UPS 
 

While mega-trends such as urbanization, the digital economy, population growth and a rising global middle class have become a focal point for companies seeking to develop sustainable growth strategies, in reality the world is far more nuanced and complex than most companies are prepared to admit.

The UPS Foundation Commits $14.1 Million To Humanitarian Relief & Community Safety

Investing in the Enhancement of Humanitarian and Public Health Supply Chains in Africa and Around the World
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ATLANTA, March 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - From imbedding its logistics experts with the United Nation’s agencies to vaccine tracking programs to drones delivering medical supplies, The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), is taking on global humanitarian relief and community safety in a big way. This year, The UPS Foundation will award $14.1 million in grant funding and in-kind support to advance humanitarian relief and community safety initiatives around the world.

Creating a Blueprint for Eliminating Trachoma

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After more than six decades of fighting the spread of trachoma in Morocco, on November 14, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) acknowledged that the Moroccan government eliminated the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness as a public health problem.

Climate Change and Women’s Rights: The Opportunity for Action

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by Najada Kumbuli, Officer, Strategic Initiatives at Calvert Foundation

Are you a millennial? I have bad news and good news for you. The bad news is that climate change and gender equality — two key issues you care about — will cost our generation over $30 trillion; that is the equivalent of the American, Chinese and Japanese economies combined. The good news is that, while scary, we can use our voices and investable assets to create real change, quickly!

10 Fascinating EHS Facts From Around the Globe

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Expanding your organization into a new global location with little or no understanding of the local environmental health and safety (EHS) and cultural implications of doing business there can be extremely challenging and even risky. When it comes to ensuring a successful cross-border expansion, there are a number of factors to take into consideration, some of the most crucial are EHS and cultural considerations. 

Book Your Ticket, Pack Your Bags and Grab Your Passport—Your EHS Passport, that is!

Discover why understanding the cultural nuances of a country is essential for the success of your EHS program when expanding your business.
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Navigating the cultural and regulatory terrain that comes with expanding into a new country can be tricky without an experienced guide. EHS Passport is here to be that guide--check out the interactive experience at ehspassport.com

How 5 Global Companies Overcame Challenging EHS Obstacles

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From unique regulations to cultural nuances to lack of local expertise, companies often face a number of environmental, health and safety (EHS) challenges when operating or expanding their businesses into other countries. But the good news is that while these challenges can be difficult to navigate, this challenge can be overcome.

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