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Alcatel-Lucent in Action: A Year of Progress and Look to the Future

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Alcatel-Lucent in Action” is the story of one year of action to transform our company and position it for innovation and growth.

In June 2013, Alcatel-Lucent unveiled The Shift Plan: a 3-year repositioning and transformation strategy that refocused the company on IP networks, ultra-broadband access and cloud technologies — areas in which Alcatel-Lucent has extensive expertise and innovation strengths. Since then, Alcatel-Lucent has concentrated all of its energy on the execution of The Shift Plan.  

FLASH REPORT: Seventy-Two Percent (72%) of the S&P Index Published Corporate Sustainability Reports in 2013

Dramatically Up from 52% in 2012 & Just About 20% in 2011
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New York, NY, June 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ — In an analysis just completed by the Governance & Accountability Institute research team, seventy two percent (72%) of the companies included in The S&P 500 Index® were found to have published a sustainability or corporate responsibility report.

The index is one of the most widely followed barometers of the U.S. economy, and conditions for large-cap public companies in the capital markets.

To put this in context G&A in tracking prior year(s) reporting found that:

Mike Wallace, Former Director Of GRI’s North American Operations, Joins Brownflynn

Expands firm's presence on the West Coast
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CLEVELAND, Feb. 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ — BrownFlynn announced today the addition of Mike Wallace, former director of the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI’s) North American operations, to its leadership team, effective immediately.
 

AECOM publishes Asia-focused report highlighting successful sustainability initiatives

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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ — AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that it has published a report highlighting its sustainability work in Asia during 2012.

Twice as nice for Uncle Ben's Rice: PIA story

Uncle Ben's have used innovative technology to reduce the cooking time of their rice by half which has reduced the average greenhouse gas emissions of preparing this type of rice by 18 percent.
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Since opening the world’s first commercial parboiling rice plant in Houston, Texas, in 1943, we have used innovative technology to reduce the cooking time of our UNCLE BEN'S® rice by half. It now takes 10 minutes to cook, which has reduced the average greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) of preparing this type of rice by 18 percent.

Offshore Wind Power Stations Fuel Renewable Energy Growth - Energy Minute for August 29, 2013

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Renewable energy has been called impractical for its small scale and large expense compared to conventional power production methods. Now, one area of development is answering those criticisms by getting very big to cut costs. New offshore wind facilities now going online are equal in size to the largest gas- or coal-fired power stations. The world’s largest wind facility, the London Array, located off England’s east coast, produces 630 megawatts of capacity, equal to traditional fossil-fuel power generators.

Sappi Fine Paper North America Continues Strong Record of Capital Investments in the Coated Paper Business

Unparalleled Commitment to Excellence in Production of Coated Paper
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BOSTON, May 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced the most recent completion of a series of coated paper capital investment projects during its 2013 fiscal year, a significant move by the company to maintain and strengthen its leadership position and take advantage of growth opportunities in the coated paper market.

5 lessons from SAP to spur integrated reporting and thinking

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By Peter Graf

Over the past several years, we at SAP have talked about how we cannot limit ourselves by merely trying to create a sustainability strategy.

Instead, we have been working to make our corporate strategy more sustainable. This month, we hit an important milestone on this journey with the publication of our first integrated report, which combines content from our annual report and sustainability report into one online experience.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Ranked One of America’s Most Community-Minded Corporations as Part of The Civic 50

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The National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation’s definitive experts on civic engagement, in partnership with Bloomberg LP named Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold as one of The Civic 50. This is a comprehensive ranking of S&P 500 companies that best use their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.

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