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Sustainability in Supply Chain – Event Recap

Sustainability in Business Laurier (SIB) and Laurier Supply Chain Association (LSCA) hosted a very successful joint event called “Sustainability in Supply Chain”. This event took place on November 8th via Zoom and was sponsored by Diva International and Kindred Credit Union.  This event featured six speakers who have all effectively incorporated sustainability into their supply

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Business Spotlight: Hewlett Packard

For 11 years, HP has been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. In 2018, this multi-national information technology company was the only technology company present on the list. To be named, employers must have developed unique environmental initiatives, successfully reduced the organizations environmental footprint and show employee involvement in these programs (to name a

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IKEA Delivers on Transportation Pledge

At last years Global Climate Action Summit, IKEA CEO Jasper Brodin announced the company’s new transportation pledge. The company made a commitment to “ having electric vehicles deliver the last-mile portion of all of its product shipments to customers by 2025” (businessgreen). The parent company of IKEA, called Inkga Group, started working out the stages

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Sustainability Week : Event Recap

As Sustainability Week loomed closer the SIB Laurier team was nervous yet excited – there was so much to plan! We wanted students to have the opportunity learn, discuss and network through a variety of valuable events centered around, of course, Sustainability in Business. Now that the week has come and passed, we wanted to

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Sustainability in AT&T

As modern media distributes new and shocking information surrounding the deterioration of our planet, sustainability seems to be at the forefront of many minds. Our linear economy which leads directly to mass waste, is gradually being shaped into one which is more circular, where materials and items are reused beyond their initial life. As a

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Business Spotlight: Bombardier

The focus for the spotlight in sustainable businesses has now spread to multinational companies. We are proud to present our sustainable company for this month: Bombardier. Bombardier endorses the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals and their efforts and activities mostly support three of them: #11 – Sustainable Cities and Communities, #13 – Climate Action,

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Get Ready for Sustainability Week

Calling all students, staff, and anyone else with an interest in sustainability and business: it’s finally time. After weeks of preparation, Sustainability in Business is proud to present an entire week of incredible events! From panels to pitches, and loads of fun in-between, SIB will be hosting five fantastic chance for you to get involved

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Re-Cap: B-Corp Conference

In today’s business landscape, it isn’t uncommon for businesses to hyperbolize their green initiatives. Greenwashing has become a common practice for many companies and in response, organizations such as B-Labs have been formed to help certify environmental and socially sustainable businesses. Through the B-Corp certification and its strict regulations, only truly sustainable companies are able

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Business Spotlight: Kindred Credit Union

For this month’s Kitchener-Waterloo Sustainable company showcase, we have chosen to place a spotlight on Kindred Credit Union. At first glance this company may seem like simply another financial institution, however Kindred has worked hard to lead the way in Sustainable practices in the KW region. Not to mention that the company was featured in

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