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Rebooting The Earth

By Nicola Acutt, Vice President of Sustainability Strategy, VMware
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VMware is on a mission to ensure a net positive effect across our products, people and planet. This Earth Day, we are taking action to inspire a ripple effect through our collective impact. For every employee that pledges to take sustainability-related actions at home or at work, VMware will plant a tree on their behalf through Restore the Earth (REF) Foundation.

But why is a digital transformation company that puts data in the cloud, also putting trees in the ground?

HanesBrands Announces CDP 2016 Water and Supply Chain Report Scores

Company Earns A- and B Ratings, Scoring Ahead of CDP Program Averages in Peer Comparison
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., January 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading global marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that it earned above-average scores for water management and supply chain after voluntarily disclosing data for the CDP 2016 Climate Change Report. CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, is a global disclosure system that enables companies and other entities to measure and manage environmental impacts.

GM China Engages Suppliers in Energy Projects that Saved $1.3M

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General Motors China engaged eight of its parts suppliers in a yearlong “Green Supply Chain” initiative designed to reduce energy consumption. The suppliers implemented 64 projects that resulted in emissions and facility noise reductions, as well as optimized lighting and energy management system improvements.

Nespresso Joins Forces with Australia Post to Make Recycling More Accessible

Consumers can now recycle used Nespresso aluminium capsules at almost 20,000 drop-off points across Australia.
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Nespresso has announced a collaboration with Australia Post that will significantly extend the reach of its recycling program, particularly for those living in rural areas. By using a special post satchel, consumers can now mail their used aluminium capsules back to Nespresso through the post back program.

The new specially designed Australia Post recycling satchels can be posted at any one of Australia Post’s network of 4,000+ post offices and 15,000+ street post boxes, providing a nationwide recycling option, regardless of where consumers live. 

Large Businesses React to Climate Change Issues and Outline Courses of Action

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See the variety of actions organizations from around the world are taking to help to help climate change, in a new report from Ingersoll Rand and GreenBiz: Accountability for Climate Action: How Corporations Are Tackling Climate Change.

Findings are based on a survey exploring the types of commitments made, the strategies companies are following and how these vary by size and type of company. 

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How to Develop a Company Plan for Carbon Neutrality

A Webinar Series Presented by SCS Global Services and Arbor Day Foundation
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In order to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, companies are facing pressure from customers, governments, investors, and other stakeholders to become carbon neutral. Your company can anticipate and respond to these pressures by developing a climate action plan and becoming carbon neutral. Not only will this identify many opportunities for improvement within your supply chain, but will also help distinguish your brand from competitors.

The Carbon in our Food

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“If food waste were a country by itself, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases behind China and the United States.”

Are you ready for a punch in the gut? Seriously, I would brace for this one. It’s going to hurt. Here we go, from page 3 of Food Foolish:

How Prepared are Businesses for a Sustainable Future? Ingersoll Rand Leader Discusses Findings from New Survey

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The urgency to address climate change and other environmental challenges has never been greater. And encouragingly, there seems to be a constant and increasing beat of corporate commitments that range from pledging to use more renewable energy to making products that are more environmentally responsible. These wide-ranging commitments provide a clear indication to who is leading, who is partnering, and who may be lagging. What may not be as clear though is the degree to which businesses as a collective force are taking action.

Get Ready for the Paris Agreement: Develop a Company Climate Action Plan

A Webinar Series by SCS Global Services
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The signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement on April 22 shows that the world is demanding aggressive action on climate change mitigation. Companies are facing pressure from customers, governments, investors, and other stakeholders to find climate change solutions. Your company can anticipate and respond to these pressures by developing a climate action plan. Identify opportunities such as improving supply chain efficiency and reducing fuel costs, distinguish your corporate brand from competitors, and help reach new customers.

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