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Archive for January 2016

Lower Zambezi is World’s First National Park to achieve a carbon neutral status

The Lower Zambezi National Park has become the world’s first national park to achieve a carbon neutral status. The reserve has now reached a point where it generates little greenhouse gas emissions from its operations, and the unavoidable emissions are offset by purchasing Verified Carbon Units (VFU) from the Lower Zambezi REDD+ Project. Inspired by efforts to achieve carbon neutral…

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M&S: On the road to carbon reduction

M&S has taken pioneering steps in sustainability: both as the first major UK retailer to become fully ‘carbon neutral’ back in 2012, plus the first to have received the triple award for achievements in carbon, water and waste reduction from the Carbon Trust. For all worldwide operations and products, M&S has a total carbon footprint…

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Hilton’s Global Activation on Sustainability Has Saved It $550M Since 2009

Four years after launching its corporate responsibility strategy, Travel with Purpose, Hilton Worldwide says its investments in global partnerships and sustainability programs is not only driving positive social impact, but also supporting long-term business success. Travel with Purpose was designed to examine global issues where Hilton can make an impact while simultaneously contributing to its future success:…

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