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Royal Caribbean has won the first, Gold-Level Eco-Certification awarded to a cruise line by Sustainable Travel International, a non-profit that helps destinations, businesses, and travelers protect the environment and adapt to climate change. Royal Caribbean was honored for attractions and tour operations at their island in the Bahamas, CocoCay, the first of its kind to receive the certification. Royal Caribbean and CocoCay were cited for their ability to successfully apply at-sea sustainability initiatives to on-shore operations.
The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy will present six global business leaders as featured speakers at its eighth annual Board of Boards CEO Conference. CEOs and chairmen from Xerox, Mosaic, IBM, Salesforce.com, Dow Chemical, and PriceWaterhouse Coopers will address 100 Fortune 500 CEOs on solutions to global challenges. Winners of CECP’s Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy will also be announced at the conference. The event is limited to CECP CEO members, and takes place in New York on International Corporate Philanthropy Day, February 25th.
Clorox has been named to the list of 2013’s Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights, a Toronto media and investment research company. Clorox ranked second among household and personal products companies, and 41st overall. The Global 100 starts from a base of 4,000 companies to evaluate 100 top-performing stocks worldwide on a range of sector specific sustainability metrics. This is Clorox’s first year to appear on the list.
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