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Arcos Dorados Provided Close to 400 Thousand Training Opportunities to Young People in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2021

The Company highlights its commitment to expand job opportunities and enhance the potential of young people in the region in its new Social Impact and Sustainable Development Report 2021.
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May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Arcos Dorados, the franchise that operates the McDonald’s brand in 20 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, released its eighth Social Impact and Sustainable Development Report, highlighting the latest developments related to its ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) initiatives and policies during 2021.

Arcos Dorados Issues a Sustainability-Linked Bond

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The Company is the first in its industry in Latin America to link its financing strategy to its sustainable development goals, with specific targets related to reducing greenhouse gas emissions across its operation.

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The Company is the first in its industry in Latin America to link its financing strategy to its sustainable development goals, with specific targets related to reducing greenhouse gas emissions across its operation.

Essity and McDonald's Are Closing the Loop for Paper Cups in Germany

Beverage, milkshake and ice cream cups will be re-used to make professional hygiene paper under Essity’s leading Tork brand.
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Hygiene and health company Essity and McDonald’s are writing circular history with a recycling project that turns used paper cups into a new resource. Starting in 2020, the project consisting of a team from Essity, logistics partner HAVI, and McDonald’s Deutschland LLC, has piloted different opportunities to give paper cup waste a new life.

The pilot showed that Essity can successfully use the paper cups, after they have been shredded, as material for some of their mills and turn them into Tork branded toilet paper.

Webinar: First Net Zero McDonald's Restaurant

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A new McDonald’s restaurant was opened at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida that run 100% on renewable energy generated on site with a massive canopy of PV arrays. WSP has delivered MEP design, Energy Analysis and Sustainability services for the flagship project with extensive analysis helping the architect and client achieving the net zero goal. This session covers the challenges and stories behind meeting the stringent net zero target for an energy intensive building type.

Big Mac, Small Footprint

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Fast food and green living aren’t concepts that always sit comfortably together – but in Australia, one of the world’s biggest corporate names has created a landmark in sustainability.

McDonald’s last year joined hands with EnergyAustralia to build a restaurant in the Melbourne suburb of Melton South that is powered entirely by renewable energy.

EnergyAustralia installed 68 450W solar panels and an inverter on the restaurant in the space of just two months, and is purchasing green electricity to meet its annual demand for 42,500 kilowatt hours (kWh).

McDonald's Opens First Net-Zero Restaurant at Disney World

WSP USA provided mechanical-electrical-plumbing engineering and energy analysis for the carbon-neutral fast-food establishment.
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Eight decades after McDonald’s restaurant revolutionized a speedier way to prepare and serve meals, the fast-food giant is once again setting new standards in the industry, laying the groundwork for a more ecologically responsible place to dine.

The façade of the 8,000-square-foot McDonald’s at Disney World in Buena Vista, Florida, not only appears strikingly different than its traditional restaurant chain, but every segment of the building has been meticulously designed to create the world’s first “net-zero” fast food restaurant.

Starbucks and McDonald’s Unite to Push Industry Toward More Sustainable Packaging

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Last week, coffee drinkers learned about Starbucks’ latest sustainability initiative – a plan to phase out single-use straws by 2020. But Starbucks isn’t the only fast-food icon exploring ways to lessen its environmental impact. Together, McDonald’s and Starbucks distribute a combined 4 percent of the world’s 600 billion single-use cups annually.

Keep America Beautiful Inicia Oficialmente El Vigésimo Aniversario de Great American Cleanup En El Primer Día de Primavera

Participe en la fiesta nacional #cleanYOURblock durante Great American Cleanup, el programa de mejora de la comunidad más grande de la nación
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Keep America Beautiful inaugura oficialmente el vigésimo aniversario de Great American Cleanup, el programa de mejora de la comunidad más grande de la nación, hoy, primer día de la primavera, con miles de eventos de limpieza, ecologización y embellecimiento en toda América durante la primavera, verano y otoño.

Protecting What’s Irreplaceable With Guns...and Brands

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By: Carol Pierson Holding

Several years ago, I visited the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Northern Kenya. Lewa’s owner’s goal is to set an example of how wildlife can be even more valuable as a source of tourism than for sale on the black-market, providing a model throughout Africa. I was there to assess potential branding opportunities. Virgin Air had committed to a corridor for migrating elephants. Lewa hoped there were others.

ReportAlert.info - McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) Publishes 2012-2013 Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability Report

The report announces the company's first Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability Framework that is designed to position the company for the future, while generating measurable, positive impacts for society.
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May 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The theme of the 2012-2013 McDonald’s CSR & Sustainability Report is, “Our Journey Together. For Good.” Highlights from the report include:

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