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Highlights from Domtar's 2015 Sustainability Report SOURCE: Domtar DESCRIPTION:Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products, including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, and absorbent hygiene products. The foundation of our business is a network of world-class wood fiber-converting assets...
SOURCE: Republic Services DESCRIPTION:Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through its subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for their commercial, industrial, municipal, residential and...
Highlights of Domtar's 2015 Sustainability Report SOURCE: Domtar DESCRIPTION:Domtar continues to improve its safety record and decrease the number of recordable incidents, as seen in Domtar's 2015 Sustainability Report. Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products, including communication papers, specialty and...
by Dr. Michael Hopkins SOURCE: CSRwire DESCRIPTION:New movements have emerged, often rooted in religious or ethnic identity. This shift is linked to the wider decline of progressive social movements, the loss of faith in universalist values, and the replacement of ideological politics with the politics of identity. CSR and sustainability issues have travelled from the margins of society and...
SOURCE: Carnival Corporation & plc DESCRIPTION:December 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line capped off a Holiday Food & Fund drive in New Orleans benefiting the Second Harvest Food Bank by constructing the world’s largest cruise ship made of canned food which was displayed on Monday night at the New Orleans Saints game. Carnival is the “Official Cruise Line of the New Orleans...
A collection of exemplary CR and sustainability case studies SOURCE: Ethical Performance DESCRIPTION:The Winter 2015 issue of Best Practice includes CSR and sustainability case studies from thought leaders across several industries: Acquiring a Taste for the Circular EconomyFinnish retail giant Kesko has come up with a novel approach to the inevitable problem of supermarket food waste: turning it...
Total giving for 2015 tops $2.7 million SOURCE: Avista Utilities DESCRIPTION:December 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Avista Corp. and the Avista Foundation announced 2015 seasonal giving totaling $505,000 to non-profit organizations in the company’s service territories in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Alaska. The funds will help support programs, including food banks, energy assistance, shelter...
SOURCE: Bloomberg DESCRIPTION:Innovation teams (i-teams) are in-house innovation consultants who use the tested Innovation Delivery approach to help mayors and other partners solve cities’ biggest challenges. We have invested in more than a dozen i-teams around the world, and recently caught up with the Los Angeles i-team to share their story. They are rethinking neighborhood revitalization and...
by Paul Polizzotto, President and Founder of EcoMedia SOURCE: EcoMedia DESCRIPTION:Four Ways Marketers Can Create Smarter CSR Efforts They may be the "selfie generation," but millennials are also focused on creating social change. Their eagerness to make an impact on the world is a hallmark of youth, but millennials are expressing their values in a new way -- by choosing to support brands with...
by Sangeeta Haindl SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION:At least 17 women were elected to public office in Saudi Arabia on 12 December 2015, making these elections truly historic, because it marked the first time women in the country were allowed to vote and to run for office. The female winners for the municipal council includes Salma al-Oteibi in the Mecca region, Lama al-Suleiman and Rasha Hufaithi...