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BASF joins the World Plastics Council
BASF joins the World Plastics Council

Press Release / BASF joined the World Plastics Council (WPC), a global organization of key leaders in the plastics industry. The WPC promotes industry topics of global relevance like the responsible use of plastics, efficient waste management and solutions to marine littering. - 3 years ago

Unilever discloses fragrance ingredients online for its home care and personal care brands
Unilever discloses fragrance ingredients online for its home care and personal care brands

Press Release / Unilever is going beyond labelling requirements by disclosing fragrance ingredients online in Europe, starting with France and the UK. The move builds on the commitment Unilever made last year, to build trust in its brands by providing in-depth product and ingredient information for its home care and personal care products. - 3 years ago

HEINEKEN announces 'Drop the C' programme
HEINEKEN announces 'Drop the C' programme

Press Release / HEINEKEN today announced its 'Drop the C' programme for renewable energy. With 'Drop the C' the company aims to grow its share of renewable thermal energy and electricity in production from the current level of 14% to 70% by 2030. HEINEKEN wants to drive a real change towards renewable energy and will therefore not purchase unbundled certificates to meet its reduction targets. In addition, new emission goals will be set for distribution and cooling and, for the first time, also for packaging. The brewer commits to set science based targets for these areas in the next two years. - 3 years ago

GM Expands Composting Program at its Global Headquarters
GM Expands Composting Program at its Global Headquarters

Press Release / General Motors is taking its composting program – one of its most successful examples of circular economy – to a whole new level at its global headquarters located in the Renaissance Center (GMRENCEN) in Detroit. What started as a compost collection program with select restaurants at the RENCEN has now expanded to include participation from all floors and occupants of the complex. Through this expansion, the automaker hopes to reduce its environmental impact and contribute to the city’s revitalization. - 3 years ago

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Nestlé Pure Life® Launches New Bottle Made From 100% Recycled Plastic
Nestlé Pure Life® Launches New Bottle Made From 100% Recycled Plastic

Press Release / Today, Nestlé® Pure Life® Purified Water, the world's leading bottled water brand, is announcing the introduction of a 700-mL bottle made from 100 percent food grade recycled plastic*, known as rPET. The new package is available starting this month on retail store shelves in North America. “Nestlé Waters North America is the original bottled water company in the U.S., and environmental sustainability is an integral part of our company’s purpose and heritage,” said Antonio Sciuto, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Nestlé Waters North America. “This new bottle made from 100 percent recycled plastic for our namesake brand is the latest way we’re satisfying consumer demand for healthy hydration on-the-go and inspiring consumers to recycle.” - 3 years ago

Eastman Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute for the Fifth Time
Eastman Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute for the Fifth Time

Press Release / Eastman (NYSE:EMN) announced today it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for the fifth consecutive year. The prestigious honor underscores Eastman’s commitment to leading with the highest ethical business standards and practices. - 3 years ago

New communication concept highlights BillerudKorsnäs as change ambassador
New communication concept highlights BillerudKorsnäs as change ambassador

Press Release / BillerudKorsnäs’ mission, to challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future, is based on the fact that innovative and sustainable packaging solutions have an important role to play in delivering solutions to some of the global challenges that we all face today. Through the communication concept “What If?”, classic product positioning is replaced with open questions that invite reflection and dialogue. - 3 years ago

AT&T Announces One of the Largest Corporate Renewable Energy Purchases; Signs on to Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles
AT&T Announces One of the Largest Corporate Renewable Energy Purchases; Signs on to Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles

Press Release / AT&T will purchase 520 megawatts (MW) of wind power through 2 agreements with subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources, the world’s largest operator of renewable energy projects. Together, these deals constitute one of the largest corporate renewable energy purchases in the U.S.1 It’s also a key component of our goal to develop and leverage technology solutions that enable carbon savings 10 times the footprint of our operations by 2025. - 3 years ago

CVS Health Investing in Long-Term and Sustainable Wage Increases and Benefits Enhancements
CVS Health Investing in Long-Term and Sustainable Wage Increases and Benefits Enhancements

Press Release / In a continuing commitment to investing in the growth and success of its employees, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced three major programs that will enable employees to share in the tax savings created by the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The improvements in employee wages and benefits, which are long-term and sustainable compensation investments, total $425 million annually and create continued growth opportunities for the company and its employees. The programs announced today include the following employee-focused investments: - 3 years ago

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Going Green May Be More Effective Than Swiping Right This Valentine’s Day
Going Green May Be More Effective Than Swiping Right This Valentine’s Day

Press Release / It’s well-known that practicing green behaviors is good for the environment, but new survey findings from Timberland reveal that it could also spark romance. With a longstanding love for the environment, the outdoor lifestyle brand today released its 2018 Eco-Love Survey results, revealing four-in-five Americans find it attractive when someone practices eco-conscious behaviors. This Valentine’s Day, put down the phone, pull on your boots and head outdoors (or hop in a ride share) – it just may increase your chances of finding your bae. - 3 years ago

Optoro Releases 2017 Annual Impact Report
Optoro Releases 2017 Annual Impact Report

Press Release / Today we are proud to share our 2017 Annual Impact Report which highlights the positive impact we made on our community and environment last year. As a company, we are committed to building a good business that also does good for the community and world. This report details some of the ways we demonstrated that commitment in 2017. - 3 years ago

Gildan Receives Bronze Class Distinction in the RobecoSAM 2018 Sustainability Yearbook
Gildan Receives Bronze Class Distinction in the RobecoSAM 2018 Sustainability Yearbook

Press Release / Gildan has been included in the 2018 RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook for the sixth consecutive year. This year, the company received the Bronze Class distinction. RobecSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook is one of the world’s most comprehensive publications on corporate sustainability. The index has been built using a selection of criteria that best captures a company’s quality of management and its potential to create long-term value. “We are proud, once again, to be a part of the RobecoSAM Yearbook in the category: Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods industry, knowing that over the years inclusion in the index became more difficult and only the top 15% of the companies within each industry are selected,” said Claudia Sandoval, VP, Corporate Citizenship, Gildan. - 3 years ago

Unilever and PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) reach agreement to accelerate production of sustainable palm oil in Indonesia
Unilever and PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) reach agreement to accelerate production of sustainable palm oil in Indonesia

Press Release / Davos, Switzerland – Unilever and Indonesian government-owned palm oil plantation company PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together in Indonesia to support local mills and smallholder farmers to produce palm oil according to the standards of no deforestation, no development on peat and no exploitation of people and communities (NDPE). This produce-protect partnership will help farmers to increase their yields and improve their livelihoods. - 3 years ago

The Hershey Company Commits To Protect Forests In Cocoa-growing Regions
The Hershey Company Commits To Protect Forests In Cocoa-growing Regions

Press Release / The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today it has made a commitment to no new deforestation in its global cocoa supply chain. This commitment is aimed at stopping ongoing deforestation and protecting forests in the cocoa-growing regions where the company sources its cocoa. The commitment includes two fundamental components: - 3 years ago

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WaterBit Uses AT&T Connectivity in Smart Irrigation Solution
WaterBit Uses AT&T Connectivity in Smart Irrigation Solution

Press Release / WaterBit and AT&T are making automated irrigation easier for growers. WaterBit chose AT&T to provide highly secure connectivity to its autonomous irrigation solution. The smart irrigation solution helps farmers increase yield and conserve resources. In-field data collection of soil moisture and nutrients gives farmers near real-time insight into crop conditions. Integrating data collection with WaterBit’s cloud-based software lets growers monitor and analyze soil moisture, as well as plan and control irrigation with pinpoint accuracy. “With WaterBit, precision and science will better inform water delivery and translate into higher yields that can be sustained," said Chandler Bennett, production manager at Madison Farms - WaterBit customer. - 3 years ago

Nestlé acclaimed as ‘world leader’ to tackle climate change in supply chain
Nestlé acclaimed as ‘world leader’ to tackle climate change in supply chain

Press Release / Nestlé has been recognised for engaging its suppliers to tackle climate, water and forest-related risks in its supply chain. For the second year in a row, the international not-for-profit CDP has included Nestlé in its supplier engagement leader board. The Global Supply Chain report is being released today. Nestlé is one of only 58 companies included out of a total of 3,300 assessed, putting it among just 2% awarded a place. Nestlé has committed to showing climate change leadership as part of its goal of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. - 3 years ago

RPD Ups Wind Power for Iron Mountain’s Mid-Atlantic Facilities
RPD Ups Wind Power for Iron Mountain’s Mid-Atlantic Facilities

Press Release / Renewable Power Direct (RPD), a national leader in providing innovative green energy solutions, has structured a fourth renewable electricity supply agreement for Iron Mountain Incorporated® (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services. - 3 years ago

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group: Country Inn & Suites Opens Environmentally Friendly Hotel Following A Multimillion Dollar Renovation
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group: Country Inn & Suites Opens Environmentally Friendly Hotel Following A Multimillion Dollar Renovation

Press Release / Country Inn & Suites® by Radisson, a leading upper midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Bakersfield, CA located at 2310 Wible Road. The hotel recently completed a $2 million renovation which includes upgrades throughout the hotel, along with the installation of new technology to reduce the hotel’s carbon footprint. These additions include solar panels, LED lights, a temperature control system to reduce energy consumption and charging stations for hybrid cars. - 3 years ago

Cisco Accelerates Global Problem Solving in 2017
Cisco Accelerates Global Problem Solving in 2017

Press Release / Our world is more connected than ever before, and these connections are increasing. Research predicts that 500 billion devices will be connected to the Internet by 2030. Explosive growth and innovations, including augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are also transforming our global landscape in unprecedented ways. - 3 years ago

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Fortune’s Most Admired Companies Include Sustainable Brands Corporate Members
Fortune’s Most Admired Companies Include Sustainable Brands Corporate Members

Press Release / Fortune has named 12 Sustainable Brands Members to its 2018 list of Worlds Most Admired Companies. The list ranks companies based on their reputation among business leaders, and is gathered through surveys with executives across more than 50 industries. Executives are asked to name companies that they admire, both inside and outside of their industry. Companies are assessed on nine attributes, including innovation, people management, use of assets, social responsibility, management quality, financial soundness, long-term investment value, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness. - 3 years ago

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