Environmentalism

Employees Want a Mixed Work at Home Model and They Identify Key Challenges to Sustainability

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 7:00pm

It has led to a rapid and global shift of moving contact center agents and supervisors to a work at home model.

Key Points: 
  • It has led to a rapid and global shift of moving contact center agents and supervisors to a work at home model.
  • Common industry wisdom favors a 100% work at home model and suggest that only certain types of agents can be successful at home.
  • Employees did identify several challenges to the work at home model that could impact its long-term sustainability.
  • Another opportunity to improve the work at home model is by implementing a mixed model.

Support for Canada's Forest Sector Economic Recovery

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 10:03pm

OTTAWA, ON, July 2, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's forest sector remains a vital source of jobs for Canadians, providing economic, social and environmental benefits.

Key Points: 
  • OTTAWA, ON, July 2, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's forest sector remains a vital source of jobs for Canadians, providing economic, social and environmental benefits.
  • The sector is leading in innovation through clean technologies, building on a strong foundation that includes a robust, world-class sustainable forest management system.
  • Canada's forest sector is an economic driver and major employer of Canadians, including Indigenous people and people in rural and remote communities.
  • We are taking action to help Canada's forest sector keep people working and come out of this difficult period stronger than before."

The ODP Corporation Releases 2020 Corporate Sustainability Report

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 3:21pm

The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading provider of business services, products and digital workplace technology solutions through an integrated B2B distribution platform, today announced the release of its 2020 Corporate Sustainability Report, incorporating sustainability information for Office Depot, CompuCom and Grand & Toy.

Key Points: 
  • The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading provider of business services, products and digital workplace technology solutions through an integrated B2B distribution platform, today announced the release of its 2020 Corporate Sustainability Report, incorporating sustainability information for Office Depot, CompuCom and Grand & Toy.
  • Our sustainability efforts touch on every one of these 5Cs, through innovative environmental sustainability programs, nationwide community investment initiatives, diversity in our people and our supply chain, and other programs and initiatives throughout the company.
  • The ODP Corporations 2020 Corporate Sustainability Report highlights progress made on the companys public-facing sustainability goals around energy consumption, transportation emissions and local communities:
    The company already exceeded its goal to reduce energy consumption by 2021, with a 36% decrease in facility energy consumption since 2016.
  • The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ:ODP) is a leading provider of business services, products and digital workplace technology solutions to small, medium and enterprise businesses.

ANDREY BOUGROV TO BECOME NORNICKEL'S SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 12:04pm

The second meeting of the Board took place on 30 June 2020, with the Company's management reporting on the clean-up progress.

Key Points: 
  • The second meeting of the Board took place on 30 June 2020, with the Company's management reporting on the clean-up progress.
  • "Sustainable development and environmental protection in the regions where the Company operates are among our key priorities.
  • The management team included Andrey Bougrov as Nornickel's senior vice president, who will oversee the Company's sustainable development efforts.
  • "Our joint efforts based on transparency will provide us with the most advanced solutions, while also contributing to the protection of the Arctic nature," said Andrey Bougrov.

Enbridge Resumes Partial Operation of Line 5 Dual Pipelines

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 10:45pm

Enbridge will now begin safely restarting the west segment and anticipates operations will soon return to normal.

Key Points: 
  • Enbridge will now begin safely restarting the west segment and anticipates operations will soon return to normal.
  • Enbridge is committed to sharing this information with the State of Michigan to keep them informed regarding our inspections of the east segment.
  • Enbridge's Line 5 has served Michiganders safely without incident at the Straits crossing for more than 65 years.
  • Enbridge is currently seeking permit approval of the tunnel which, upon completion, will make a safe pipeline even safer.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Lowey Dannenberg Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Renewable Energy Group Inc., (NASDAQ: REGI) and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 9:17pm

Renewable Energy provides lower carbon transportation fuels in the United States and internationally.

Key Points: 
  • Renewable Energy provides lower carbon transportation fuels in the United States and internationally.
  • The company utilizes an integrated production, distribution, and logistics system to convert natural fats, oils, and greases into advanced biofuels.
  • Whistleblowers: Persons with non-public information regarding Renewable Energy should consider their options to help in the investigation or take advantage of the SEC Whistleblower program.
  • The firm has significant experience in prosecuting multi-million-dollar lawsuits and has in the past recovered billions of dollars on behalf of investors.

Green Building Materials Market to Reach USD 573.91 Billion by 2027 | Reports and Data

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 3:15pm

NEW YORK, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The global Green Building Materials market is forecast to reach USD 573.91 Billion by 2027, according to a new report by Reports and Data.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The global Green Building Materials market is forecast to reach USD 573.91 Billion by 2027, according to a new report by Reports and Data.
  • However, the unavailability of high performance, eco-friendly green building materials, and cost issues are the key factors hampering the market growth.
  • Also, attempts by various NGOs and companies to raise awareness of the adoption of sustainable technologies would stimulate the market for green building materials in the future.
  • For the purpose of this report, Reports and Data have segmented into the global Green Building Materials market on the basis of Product, End-User Industry, Application, and Region:

TUMI Builds On Legacy Of Innovation Through Sustainability

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

"The TUMI brand is innovative by nature, but we are sustainable by choice.

Key Points: 
  • "The TUMI brand is innovative by nature, but we are sustainable by choice.
  • TUMI is dedicated to building a more sustainable future and has created a program that underscores the importance of sustainability throughout every aspect of its business.
  • As a people-focused business, TUMI provides meaningful opportunities for all employees by investing in their success and creating a supportive working environment.
  • "As part of our sustainability program, TUMI will continue to make changes across our business to minimize our impact on climate change.

TUMI Builds On Legacy Of Innovation Through Sustainability

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

"The TUMI brand is innovative by nature, but we are sustainable by choice.

Key Points: 
  • "The TUMI brand is innovative by nature, but we are sustainable by choice.
  • TUMI is dedicated to building a more sustainable future and has created a program that underscores the importance of sustainability throughout every aspect of its business.
  • As a people-focused business, TUMI provides meaningful opportunities for all employees by investing in their success and creating a supportive working environment.
  • "As part of our sustainability program, TUMI will continue to make changes across our business to minimize our impact on climate change.

Noble Energy Releases Its 2019 Sustainability Report – Increases Transparency and Incorporates the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Standards

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:05pm

David L. Stover, Noble Energys Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, I am proud to present Noble Energy's 2019 Sustainability Report.

Key Points: 
  • David L. Stover, Noble Energys Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, I am proud to present Noble Energy's 2019 Sustainability Report.
  • With active oversight from the Safety, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Committee of our Board of Directors, weve continued to progress the Companys environmental, social and governance initiatives.
  • To increase transparency and respond to feedback from stakeholders, Noble Energy integrated the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board (SASB) framework into the Companys sustainability assessment, performance and reporting along with IPIECA and GRI standards.
  • Noble Energy does not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements should circumstances or managements estimates or opinions change.