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Three Innovative Ways Retailers Are Tackling Sustainability Issues

by Camilla Thomson
Blog

While eco-savvy consumers have good intentions towards safeguarding the planet, sometimes standards slip – in the same way a packet of crisps might ‘accidentally’ slip into your shopping basket.  

Unfortunately, those lovely, crunchy crisps are protected by flexible plastic packaging not commonly accepted for kerbside collection (by a staggering 83 per cent of local authorities), a fact which will undoubtably leave a nasty taste in your mouth. 

Thinking Beyond 2030: How Our 2030 Goals Are Only the Beginning for This Engineer

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As a technology and development environmental engineer at Intel, Ashley Walsh is passionate about waste. She’s currently working in compliance around hazardous waste and wastewater—which includes our water reclamation facility. We talked with Ashley about her sustainability work and how it connects to the company’s overall RISE strategy. Read below to see why she thinks the solutions to our environmental problems can be found in—you guessed it—waste.

A Fireside Chat with Land Betterment's Executive Chairman, Mark Jensen

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Hello – I’m Stephanie Conzelman, Stakeholder Engagement Director with Land Betterment. I recently sat down with several members of the Land Betterment team to better understand the creation of Land Betterment and what motivates them to drive Land Betterment forward each and every day. It was a lively conversation needless to say and certainly cannot be covered in just one post. 

ESG Reporting Frameworks & Standards - Continue to Multiply

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (10.14.2021)
Newsletter

The number of ESG disclosure and reporting guidelines, frameworks and standards continues to expand – here comes the GRI Universal Standards, the SASB XRBL Taxonomy, and much more. The range of available transparency tools is making it more challenging for corporate management and investors to navigate.

Q&A with Keysight's Global Environmental and Sustainability Manager

By Michele Robinson-Pontbriand | Director Corporate Social Responsibility
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As Keysight’s Global Environmental and Sustainability Manager, Ju Shen Lee’s role is to develop company-wide environmental sustainability policies that work to improve the way waste is handled and lessen environmental impact. The goal is to continually improve the waste management program while driving innovation in the process. 

I sat down with Ju Shen to discuss how her teams classify the waste streams generated, how Keysight manages waste, and how the company considers its progress in this space. 

UNPRI Delays Its Assessment Plan - A Sign of Things to Come?

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As previously seen on Skytop and published with permission.

On August 2, UNPRI (The United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment) announced that it was delaying the rollout of its assessment plan.  You can read the announcement here

Xylem Calls on Water Sector to Join “Race to Zero” Emissions Commitment

Targets the 10% of Global Emissions Generated by Water Use and Management
Press Release

RYE BROOK, NY, October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Global water technology company, Xylem (NYSE:XYL), today called on water sector leaders and organizations to join a global sustainability push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to water systems and water management. The encouragement comes after last month’s announcement that Xylem had formalized its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions across its value chain before 2050*.

AccountAbility Awarded 'Best ESG Strategy Development Partner - Global 2021'

New York – London 12th October 2021 – The CFI.co Judges Panel have conferred on AccountAbility the Professional Services Award for Best ESG Strategy Development Partner - Global 2021.
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NEW YORK and LONDON, October 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The CFI.co Judges Panel have conferred on AccountAbility the Professional Services Award for Best ESG Strategy Development Partner - Global 2021.

JetBlue Releases Annual Social Impact and Environmental Social Governance Reports Showcasing Its Progress in Helping to Create a Kinder and Cleaner World

Summary: 

-- Airline’s Mission to Inspire Humanity Became More Important than Ever with Efforts Focused on Customer and Crewmember Safety, Supporting STEM Education and Reimagining Diversity, Equity and Inclusion --

-- JetBlue Continued to Lead in Environmental Social Governance with Ambitious Targets to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040 --

Press Release

-- Airline’s Mission to Inspire Humanity Became More Important than Ever with Efforts Focused on Customer and Crewmember Safety, Supporting STEM Education and Reimagining Diversity, Equity and Inclusion --

-- JetBlue Continued to Lead in Environmental Social Governance with Ambitious Targets to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040 --

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