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SAP Partnering with the Social Enterprise World Forum to Help the Social Enterprise Sector Run Better and Improve People’s Lives
SAP Partnering with the Social Enterprise World Forum to Help the Social Enterprise Sector Run Better and Improve People’s Lives

Press Release / Note: This article was written by Mona Farah is head of Strategic Initiatives for EMEA, MEE & Greater China at SAP and Jennifer Beason, head of Communications for Corporate Social Responsibility at SAP. It originally appeared on the company's sustainability newsroom. Social Enterprise Academy provides high-quality and accessible learning and development opportunities to support people and organizations enabling social change in Scotland and across the globe. - 11 months ago

Novozymes: New enzyme helps poultry farmers produce more from less feed
Novozymes: New enzyme helps poultry farmers produce more from less feed

Press Release / Novozymes, world leader in biological solutions, and DSM, world leader in animal nutrition, announce the launch of BalanciusTM, a new feed additive for broiler chickens. “Balancius is the first and only feed additive that works by improving gut health for chickens. It allows broilers to better take up nutrients from feed, thus helping them to grow better and farmers to use less feed. No other technology works like this,” says Susanne Palsten Buchardt, Vice President at Novozymes. - 11 months ago

SB Corporate Members Named to Dow Jones Sustainability 2018 Indices
SB Corporate Members Named to Dow Jones Sustainability 2018 Indices

Press Release / The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 2018 have been released, with many Sustainable Brands Corporate Members retaining their spots as global sustainability leaders. Created in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices benchmark sustainability performance and sustainability investment for companies around the globe. Companies are assessed based on corporate economic, social, and environmental performance. - 1 year ago

AT&T, G3ict and World Enabled Launch Smart Cities for All Project
AT&T, G3ict and World Enabled Launch Smart Cities for All Project

Press Release / The Smart Cities for All global initiative, a collaboration of G3ict and World Enabled, two nonprofits with a history of leadership in inclusive, accessible design, to launch a new project, Inclusive Innovation for Smarter Cities. The project is convening leaders from government, industry, and disability organizations to generate new knowledge and tools that define how urban innovation ecosystems, including entrepreneurs, developers, incubators, and accelerators, can create more inclusive apps and technology solutions that impact the lives of all people in cities, including persons with disabilities and older persons. - 1 year ago

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Unilever and Walmart Announce Forest Sustainability Initiatives at the Global Climate Action Summit
Unilever and Walmart Announce Forest Sustainability Initiatives at the Global Climate Action Summit

Press Release / Note: This article originally appeared in the 3BL Media Walmart newsroom on September 13, 2018. - 1 year ago

Dow Develops Leaders While Addressing World Challenges
Dow Develops Leaders While Addressing World Challenges

Press Release / The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) sent 43 of its global leaders to Mumbai, India this week to address pressing local challenges related to sustainable housing, environmental cleanup, diversity and inclusion, circular economy, and education and career readiness as part of its sixth-annual Leadership in Action (LIA) program. - 1 year ago

Global Climate Action Series: Cisco Announces Ambitious Product Power Efficiency Goal
Global Climate Action Series: Cisco Announces Ambitious Product Power Efficiency Goal

Press Release / Note: This blog originally appeared by guest writer Darrel Stickler, Global Environmental Sustainability Leader at Cisco on the company blog. Today is the first day of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, just north of Cisco’s global headquarters. A low-carbon footprint event for Cisco to attend! The theme of the summit is “Take Ambition to the Next Level.” - 1 year ago

Procter & Gamble Earns Top Honors in Dow’s 2018 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation
Procter & Gamble Earns Top Honors in Dow’s 2018 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation

Press Release / Today, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) announced the winners of the 2018 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation, which recognizes the packaging industry’s top achievements in innovative packaging designs, materials, technologies and processes. - 1 year ago

Interface: How +Positive Spaces Can Create a Healthier Planet
Interface: How +Positive Spaces Can Create a Healthier Planet

Press Release / Can a built space not only have a positive impact on those who occupy it, but also on the environment outside the building? We believe the answer is yes. - 1 year ago

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Danone, Nestlé Waters and Origin Materials welcome PepsiCo to the NaturALL Bottle Alliance
Danone, Nestlé Waters and Origin Materials welcome PepsiCo to the NaturALL Bottle Alliance

Press Release / The NaturALL Bottle Alliance is a research consortium formed in 2017 by Danone, Nestlé Waters and bio-based materials development company Origin Materials to accelerate the development of innovative packaging solutions made with 100% sustainable and renewable resources. Today it announced that PepsiCo, Inc. has joined the Alliance to advance the shared goal of creating beverage containers with a significantly reduced carbon footprint. - 1 year ago

New York-Area Chick-fil-A Restaurants to Host Second Annual Fundraiser for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation
New York-Area Chick-fil-A Restaurants to Host Second Annual Fundraiser for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Press Release / After a successful inaugural fundraiser in 2017, the 26 New York-area Chick-fil-A® Restaurants in New York City, Southern Connecticut, Long Island, Northern New Jersey and Jersey Shore will host a second annual Lemonade Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 14 in support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. Last year, this initiative raised more than $28,000, an amount that the company is hopeful to exceed in 2018 with the help of local communities. Once again, the restaurants will donate 100 percent of regular lemonade sales during the event to the nonprofit, a national foundation dedicated to raising funds and awareness for childhood cancer. - 1 year ago

P&G's Gillette Venus and Regina King Celebrate Female Creativity and Its Contribution to the World
P&G's Gillette Venus and Regina King Celebrate Female Creativity and Its Contribution to the World

Press Release / In the world of marketing, less than seven percent of directors are women.* Gillette Venus wants to help close that gap with the launch of the Her Shot campaign, a social experiment in storytelling and celebration of all the ways a female perspective can disrupt and improve the world. Gillette Venus is partnering with 10 up-and-coming female directors to create video content spotlighting the importance of a woman’s point of view and sharing unique perspectives on the positive impact this can have on the world. The brand is also partnering with actress/director Regina King to serve as a voice of inspiration to the directors, providing tips and advice on success so they can elevate their voices in the industry. - 1 year ago

Philadelphia Eagles and Braskem Launch New Sustainability Partnership
Philadelphia Eagles and Braskem Launch New Sustainability Partnership

Press Release / The Philadelphia Eagles are pleased to announce that Braskem (B3: BRKM3, BRKM5, and BRKM6;NYSE : BAK ; LATIBEX: XBRK), the world's leading biopolymer producer and the largest polypropylene producer in the Americas, will join the organization as a partner in recycling. Braskem enters into a nine-year sustainability-focused partnership with the Eagles, building on the team's long-standing commitment to environmental and community development programs. Bottle caps being recycled at R.J Evercrest Polymers, Inc. - 1 year ago

Mastercard & Bank of America Support Small Business Growth with Launch of Second Annual “Grow Your Biz Contest”
Mastercard & Bank of America Support Small Business Growth with Launch of Second Annual “Grow Your Biz Contest”

Press Release / Sixty percent of small businesses nationwide are planning to grow their businesses over the next five years*. Mastercard and Bank of America want to help them do just that with the launch of the second annual Grow Your Biz Contest, a call to action for small business owners from across the country to pitch their business for the opportunity to win $25k and business consultation with industry experts.** - 1 year ago

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Ford Volunteer Corps Deploys Thousands of Employees Into Communities Worldwide During Ford Global Caring Month
Ford Volunteer Corps Deploys Thousands of Employees Into Communities Worldwide During Ford Global Caring Month

Press Release / Ford Global Caring Month is underway with more than 10,000 Ford Motor Company employees signed up so far to make people’s lives better in 40 countries during September – and registrations are still coming in to the Ford Volunteer Corps. Ford volunteers in Brazil are building a new kitchen for families at a cancer center for children. In Germany, a pub is being transformed into a new community gathering place with services for residents in an underserved neighborhood. South Africa Ford employees are converting shipping containers into a classroom and daycare, while also establishing a recycling facility to help unemployed young people. - 1 year ago

The Nestlé Family welcomes Terrafertil, A Natural Foods Company
The Nestlé Family welcomes Terrafertil, A Natural Foods Company

Press Release / Nestlé today completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Terrafertil, a natural foods company and main global producer of goldenberries, following approval of relevant antitrust authorities. This investment is one of the latest examples of how Nestlé’s enhanced growth strategy harnesses the entrepreneurial spirit on which the company was founded 150 years ago. With this new investment, Nestlé is very well positioned to be the leader in the plant-food based segment in Zone Americas with the addition of the NATURE'S HEART and ESSENTIAL LIVING FOODS brands. - 1 year ago

PepsiCo's Recycle Rally Program Boosts National Recycling Rate
PepsiCo's Recycle Rally Program Boosts National Recycling Rate

Press Release / With back-to-school season in full swing, PepsiCo’s Recycle Rally program is now offering more than 250 free resources online for teachers and school faculty to use in K-12 schools with the goal of increasing recycling rates across the nation. - 1 year ago

SAP: Building a Business Case for Sustainability through Data
SAP: Building a Business Case for Sustainability through Data

Press Release / While many businesses recognize the importance of sustainability, not enough are investing in a strategic plan powered by data. How can companies place benchmarks on and distill this often obscure information into actionable insights? As part of the Thought Leaders channel on the openSAP platform, SAP and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA®) are working to help answer this question through a free online course, “Improving Confidence in Sustainability Performance Data.” - 1 year ago

Unilever's ‘Impact entrepreneurs’: making everyone’s right to safe water a reality
Unilever's ‘Impact entrepreneurs’: making everyone’s right to safe water a reality

Press Release / Access to safe drinking water and sanitation is everyone’s right. Just like the right to liberty or the right to a fair public hearing. There’s not a drop of difference. But in the real world, it doesn’t always work that way. This isn’t down to a lack of effort. Every year, billions of dollars are ploughed into projects to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services – many of which are exemplary. Yet, progress remains stubbornly slow. Clearly, some fresh thinking and new ways of working are needed. But where to look? Enter the impact entrepreneurs - 1 year ago

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Eastman achieves Cradle to Cradle Platinum certification in Material Health for eight polymers
Eastman achieves Cradle to Cradle Platinum certification in Material Health for eight polymers

Press Release / Eastman has again received Cradle to Cradle Certified™ (C2C) Bronze recognition and, for the first time, has been awarded the Platinum-level Material Health Certificate through December 2019. The certification applies to eight of Eastman’s polymer lines, including Cadence, Eastar, Ecdel, Embrace, Neostar, Provista, Spectar, and Tritan. This is the first time that Eastman products have achieved the highest possible rating for Material Health and the first time that Eastman Tritan™ copolyester has been included in the certification. - 1 year ago

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