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Raquel Espada: "Sustainability is a Critical Factor in Any Company"

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Raquel Espada is Vice President of Energy Services and Sustainability at Schneider Electric. In this interview, she outlines the company's sustainability strategy and the projects they are carrying out.

Question: In Schneider Electric, you have two aspects in terms of sustainability: to be suppliers of energy efficiency solutions and to implement sustainable measures in your own processes. How do you manage this challenge?

Behind the Wheel: The Challenge to Develop Sustainable Agriculture

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Video: CNH Industrial brand FPT Industrial donates an irrigation system to the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Nairobi, Kenya

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Video: CNH Industrial brand FPT Industrial donates an irrigation system to the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Nairobi, Kenya

A Seed to Stalk Future: Financing America’s Grain Economy

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by Leah Thibault, CEI Capital Management and Brett Richardson, Coastal Enterprises, Inc.

The idea of “nose-to-tail” dining, shorthand for using as much of an animal as possible, has no field-grown counterpart. What about the grains that make up so much of our agricultural production and diet? Where is our “seed to stalk?”

Crafting a Sustainable Grain Cycle

Points of Light Announces 2019 Honorees of The Civic 50 at Annual Conference

Initiative Honors Top Companies with Superior Community Engagement
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ST. PAUL, Minn., June 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service announces The Civic 50 honorees of 2019, recognizing them as the most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 awards provide a framework for good corporate citizenship, and showcases how committed companies are moving social impact, civic engagement and community to the center of their business.

Schneider Electric: Building an Inclusive Culture for LGBT+ at Work

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by Kevin Castel

In celebration of Pride month, I’m sharing my story

In Hong Kong, LGBT+ rights are different.

Public Consultation Period on the Latest AA1000 Assurance Standard Opened

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LONDON and NEW YORK, June 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The latest revision of the AA1000 Assurance Standard, the AA1000AS (2019), has been initiated by AccountAbility for public consultation via a globally accessible web platform today. The AA1000AS (2019) is an internationally accepted, freely available standard that provides the requirements for AccountAbility licensed assurance providers to conduct good-quality sustainability assurance on sustainability disclosures by reporting organisations.

No Time to Waste: How Digitalization Can Solve the Carbon Crisis

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  • Companies must cap emissions to keep the global temperature increase below 2°C.
  • Better use of data and a connected digital approach are the way forward.
  • Electrification is a safe, reliable and clean route to a more sustainable future.
  • Lidl is a benchmark for regeneration and enlightened practices.
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  • Companies must cap emissions to keep the global temperature increase below 2°C.
  • Better use of data and a connected digital approach are the way forward.
  • Electrification is a safe, reliable and clean route to a more sustainable future.
  • Lidl is a benchmark for regeneration and enlightened practices.

For the Board Room and C-Suite, Questions and Advice From the Harvard Business Review and ESG and Sustainability

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (06.11.2019)
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Corporate managers & executives: is your board “sustainability/ESG fluent”? And if not – why not?

Attorney Silda Wall Spitzer and John Mandyck, CEO of Urban Green Council, writing in Harvard Business Review explain that while “some” board members have become increasingly “sustainability/ESG fluent” many companies [still] don’t expect their directors to understand sustainability or ESG and don’t provide board room education on the subject matter.

World Oceans Day: Every Action Counts

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Reuse plastic collected on beaches 

Head & Shoulders of the P&G brand has got together with TerraCycle and SUEZ to create the world's first shampoo bottle made from 25% recycled beach plastic. This innovation, available in France, will represent the world's largest production cycle involving a single supply chain thanks to the support of thousands of volunteers and hundreds of NGOs that collected plastic waste from beaches. More than one million bottles have been produced from plastic collected on beaches.
 

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