Sustainability

KB Home Releases 15th Annual Sustainability Report, Detailing Industry-leading Sustainability Efforts to Build Better Homes, Better Communities and a Better Future

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KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced the publication of its 15th Annual Sustainability Report, the longest-running publication of its kind in the homebuilding industry. The 2021 report chronicles the company’s long-term pursuit to build better homes, better communities and a better future.

Nokia Releases People and Planet 2021 Sustainability Report

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At Nokia, our approach to sustainability centers around our company's purpose, creating technology that helps the world act together. We aim to maximize our positive impact - our handprint, while we work to continually minimize potential negative impact - our footprint. We apply this approach to both environmental and social impacts.

Businesses Must Strengthen Partnerships for Our Planet

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Today is Earth Day, an important moment to reflect on how we can all step up to the challenge of ensuring a prosperous future for generations. The scientific evidence is clear: we must act now if we are to stand a chance of halting runaway climate change. A transition to a greener and healthier future is a business and moral necessity, not an option – and every business must do more to accelerate faster progress.

Investing in Our Planet Through Science and Innovation

by Andre Argenton
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We have one planet with finite resources.

Our collective call to action is urgent.

Sustainable Procurement Trends Since the Launch of ISO 20400: Fifth Anniversary Reflections

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April 22, 2022, marks the fifth anniversary of the ISO 20400 standard, which provides guidelines for integrating sustainability into your organization’s procurement processes. The anniversary falls on Earth Day and, in line with this year’s theme of “Invest In Our Planet”, now is the time to invest in your sustainable procurement program to scale positive impact.

Is Sustainability the New IT Imperative?

Nicola Peill-Moelter, Director, Sustainability Innovation at VMware, joined Google and Softchoice to talk about sustainability.
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For Earth Day, VMware’s Nicola Peill-Moelter discussed the growing need for green technology in the modern office with Google and Softchoice as part of Softchoice’s Catalyst podcast. Peill-Moelter discussed the opportunities for sustainable computing to help all of us move to a low-carbon world. The podcast discussed the importance of corporate responsibility, from new regulatory burdens to an increasing sense of urgency.

The Fierce Urgency of Now: The Path to Circularity Being the Norm

Partnerships are key to achieving ambitious sustainability goals and a circular economy
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The U.S. recycling system faces many challenges, including reduced markets for materials, recycling infrastructure that has not kept pace with a diverse and changing waste stream, a lack of education about recyclable materials, profitability, and varying methodologies to measure recycling system performance.

According to the UN Environment Program, our global society produces about 300 million tons of plastic waste every year with up to 14 million tons of that ending up in oceans. That's nearly equivalent to the weight of the entire human population.

New Global Research From Expedia Group Spotlights Growing Consumer Interest in Sustainable Tourism

Expedia Group Takes Action to Improve Sustainability in the Travel Industry by Joining the Travalyst Coalition and Becoming a Signatory of the Glasgow Declaration for Climate Action in Tourism
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SEATTLE, April 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Expedia Group is dedicated to working within the travel industry to make travel more responsible.

Energy Tech Startups Need 'Later Stage' Financial Boost to Escalate

By Kitty Grubb
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With the race against time for the UK to reach its ambitious target of net zero emissions by 2050, there has never been a more pivotal time to embrace innovations in order to achieve this goal.

However, a new report shows that while the pioneering ideas and groundwork conducted by tech startups to tackle the climate crisis are warmly embraced, there is a lack of funding after the initial kickstarting period, for the technology to develop and scale up on the level required to evoke change.

Data-Driven Solutions for Sustainability

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Each step on our sustainability journey is measured against a set of quantifiable metrics and specific targets. As our journey has progressed, we have worked to develop data-driven methods that provide quantifiable measures of our improvement. The following examples demonstrate this commitment across all three of our key pillars:

Expanding Our Product Handprint:

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