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ecological footprint

n
(Physical Geography) the amount of productive land appropriated on average by each person (in the world, a country, etc) for food, water, transport, housing, waste management, and other purposes
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The e-learning covers topics such as eco-footprint reduction, youth employability, responsible recruitment and sourcing, promoting human rights, and Radisson Hotel Group's partnership with SOS Children's Villages - as well as the involvement of external stakeholders such as guests, suppliers and owners.
The Living Responsible Business is a classroom training that covers topics such as ethics, diversity, inclusion, community support, eco-footprint reduction, and sorting waste -- as well as more sensitive topics like tackling sex trafficking and forced labor, available in 21 languages.
The company actively works towards improving its eco-footprint with a policy of 'avoid, reduce and reuse'.
Commenting on the project, Shurooq's executive chairman, HE Marwan Al Sarkal, said: "This initiative underlines our priority to build a sustainable future, while focusing on economic and human development and taking into account our eco-footprint through our partnership with Besix Group.
"This initiative underlines our priority to build a sustainable future, while focusing on economic and human development and taking into account our eco-footprint through our partnership with BESIX Group, which is among the leading companies specialised in providing sustainable energy solutions."
He added: "This initiative underlines our priority to build a sustainable future, while focusing on economic and human development and taking into account our eco-footprint through our partnership with BESIX Group, which is among the leading companies specialised in providing sustainable energy solutions.
Green innovations in the brewing sector in our country help to improve the sustainable development and eco-footprint of the industry.
Some patients also choose the portfolio diet for ethical and environmental reasons, plant-based diets generally have a smaller eco-footprint than standard western diets or in the case of children, to head off future health problems.
THINKSOUND began with a simple goal; to create incredible sounding headphones with the smallest eco-footprint possible.
This has resulted in reduced CO2 emissions from mobile network base stations, the adoption of e-billing to reduce paper consumption and the recycling of office waste to reduce the eco-footprint. - TradeArabia News Service
In Texas, Spalding says the 25- to 35-year-old female consumer is interested in supporting companies that have a "good eco-footprint." They might not come in asking for something sustainable, she says, but they come in asking for something well-made.
Because it is reusable--we recommend replacing The DivaCup annually--customers not only save money but also send less waste to landfills, thus reducing the eco-footprint. Our research shows that demand for The DivaCup is growing dramatically and that consumers are looking for it at their local retailers."