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Live from Davos: CDP and Corporate Knights Highlight Global Sustainability Leaders

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On Tuesday of last week, both CDP and Corporate Knights announced the results of their 2018 assessment of thousands of global companies in the areas of climate change (CDP) and the broader topic of sustainability (Corporate Knights).

From Davos: Terracycle Accelerates Circular Economy With Reusable Packaging

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This past fall, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report on how the world could limit global warming to below 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels – but only after undergoing “staggering transformation.” For companies, this means boldly eschewing “business as usual.” At the World Economic Forum in Davos last week, one company has announced a transformational innovation and has enlisted the help of some of the world’s largest companies

Nestlé Joins TerraCycle as Founding Partner of Loop, Debuts Reusable Ice Cream Packaging

Consumers will be able to enjoy Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream as part of new subscription and home delivery service aiming to shift the supply chain and eliminate waste
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VEVEY, Switzerland and ARLINGTON, Va., January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé’s Häagen-Dazs brand today announced a new service in partnership with global recycling organization TerraCycle, that will provide a first-of-its-kind home delivery service to consumers called Loop. Loop will enable consumers to responsibly enjoy Häagen-Dazs and other household favorite foods and personal care products in customized, durable packaging that are collected, cleaned, refilled and re-used—all from the consumer’s front door step.

The UN Global Compact Calls Upon Business and Governments to Take Action to Finance the Sustainable Development Goals

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DAVOS, Switzerland, January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/— The United Nations Global Compact today issued a call to action to finance the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and to address the financing gap, estimated at US$ 2.5 trillion annually.

Schneider Electric’s Circular Business Models Have Resulted in 12% Revenues According to World Economic Forum

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DAVOS, Switzerland, January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Schneider Electric, the global leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has won The Circulars 2019 award in the Multinational category. The Circulars, an initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, run in collaboration with Accenture Strategy, is the world's premier circular economy award program.

PNC Named Among Corporate Knights’ 2019 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

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Corporate Knights released its 15th annual list of the world’s 100 most sustainable corporations in Davos today, following a rigorous analysis of some 7,500 companies with US$1B+ in revenues. The Global 100 is an annual project initiated by Corporate Knights, the company for clean capitalism. Launched in 2005, the Global 100 is announced annually on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Five Years of Building a More Resilient Private Sector in Turkey

Preparing for when – not if – the next disaster strikes.
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Eduardo Martinez | The UPS Foundation
Marc DeCourcey | U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
 

On Oct. 23, 2011, the Van earthquakes rocked eastern Turkey, leaving more than 11,000 buildings with sustained damages and at least 60,000 residents homeless.

The Future of Energy Is Decentralized

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By David Breecker, Founder and Managing Director, Microgrid Systems Laboratory 

Decentralization is a Dominant Trend

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