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Nestlé aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025
Nestlé aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025

Press Release / Nestlé today announced its ambition to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or re-usable by 2025. Its vision is that none of its packaging, including plastics, ends up in landfill or as litter. Nestlé believes that there is an urgent need to minimize the impact of packaging on the environment. Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider said, "Plastic waste is one of the biggest sustainability issues the world is facing today. Tackling it requires a collective approach. We are committed to finding improved solutions to reduce, re-use and recycle. Our ambition is to achieve 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025." - 3 years ago

Braskem and Condor develop paint kit with post-consumer plastic
Braskem and Condor develop paint kit with post-consumer plastic

Press Release / In order to promote initiatives for the recycling of plastic waste through its Wecycle platform, Braskem has joined Condor, a manufacturer of materials for real estate painting and other products, to develop the "Special Sustainable Kit" for paintings, using post-consumer plastic. This is the first product deriving from the reuse of plastic packaging of printing and road marking paints. Indicated for wall paints, smooth surfaces and finishes, the kit consists of a tray, a brush, two paint rollers, and a holder for fixing them. - 3 years ago

Mastercard Announces Initial Contribution to $500 Million Inclusive Growth Fund
Mastercard Announces Initial Contribution to $500 Million Inclusive Growth Fund

Press Release / Mastercard today reported its initial $100 million contribution to the Center for Inclusive Growth Fund, part of a $500 million commitment to support initiatives that focus on long-term economic growth for everyone. The company first announced these plans during its fourth-quarter 2017 earnings as an extension of an ongoing commitment to do well and do good. The fund has been designed to deliver on philanthropic goals shared with the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth. Chief among these goals are to reduce income and information inequality, increase financial inclusion and workforce skills development, and make people and businesses more resilient in the face of a rapidly changing economy. - 3 years ago

How three amazing social enterprises and Unilever are changing lives
How three amazing social enterprises and Unilever are changing lives

Press Release / We're on our way to reaching a million people In 2015, Unilever and the UK’s Department for International Development founded TRANSFORM to support social enterprises that meet low-income household needs in developing countries. TRANSFORM’s aim is to enable 100 million people in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia gain access to products and services that have been shown to improve health, livelihoods, the environment or wellbeing by 2025. In January this year, we expanded our joint commitment from £10 million to £40 million. - 3 years ago

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In its 80th year, REI Co-op turned record sales into record impact
In its 80th year, REI Co-op turned record sales into record impact

Press Release / Eighty years after Lloyd and Mary Anderson officially formed the REI Co-op with 21 of their fellow outdoor adventurers, the outdoor co-op is strong and healthy – today reporting a record $2.62 billion in sales in 2017 and bringing its community to 17 million members strong. But at the co-op, success isn’t just measured in sales. “As a co-op, we are a different kind of company,” says REI CEO Jerry Stritzke. “Our founders were bold enough to think about doing business differently, which is why we hold ourselves accountable to a ‘quadruple bottom line’: measuring not just how we do as a business, but how we drive impact for our employees, our members and society.” - 3 years ago

CVS Health & the Truth Initiative Team Up to Promote Smoke-Free Campuses
CVS Health & the Truth Initiative Team Up to Promote Smoke-Free Campuses

Press Release / Preventing tobacco use in youth is critical to reducing overall smoking prevalence in the long term. Among current smokers, 99 percent began using tobacco by age 26, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For this reason, the CVS Health Foundation has partnered with the Truth Initiative to promote tobacco-free campus policies as part of a five-year, $50 million commitment to delivering the first tobacco-free generation. Measuring the Impact of the Smoke-Free Campus Initiative - 3 years ago

BASF provides guidance according to ISO 16128 standard for personal care portfolio
BASF provides guidance according to ISO 16128 standard for personal care portfolio

Press Release / BASF has reviewed its complete personal care portfolio according to the ISO standard criteria and calculating rules, providing manufacturers of cosmetic products guidance and information on the degree of natural origin of the ingredients. The ISO 16128 standard of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) comprises guidelines on definitions for natural and organic cosmetic ingredients and offers a framework to determine the natural content of ingredients as well as formulations. It is an addition to existing standards, e.g. COSMOS (COSMetic Organic Standard) or NATRUE. A harmonized definition for natural and organic cosmetic ingredients increases transparency for manufacturers and consumers alike. - 3 years ago

Radisson celebrates Earth Hour
Radisson celebrates Earth Hour

Press Release / Just like in previous years, our hotel teams came together on 24 March at 8:30pm to participate in the annual worldwide Earth Hour campaign. An initiative of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Earth Hour gathers people from different cultures and religions around the world to highlight the same worthy cause: taking a stand against climate change. The majority of the Radisson Hotel Group’s hotels participated by turning off their non-essential lights for an hour - contributing to the global efforts to raise awareness of the impact energy savings can have on the world around us. - 3 years ago

RADISSON HOTEL GROUP LAUNCHES GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP WITH SOS CHILDREN'S VILLAGES
RADISSON HOTEL GROUP LAUNCHES GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP WITH SOS CHILDREN'S VILLAGES

Press Release / Radisson Hotel Group™, today announced at its Americas Business Conference in Orlando, Fla., a new global partnership with SOS Children’s Villages, the world’s largest not-for-profit organization dedicated to building loving, stable families for orphaned, abandoned and other vulnerable children. Radisson Hotel Group aims to have its 1,100 hotels in operation sponsor the upbringing and education of at least one child per hotel and help establish meaningful local relationships with SOS Villages worldwide. - 3 years ago

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BillerudKorsnäs adopts science based climate impact targets
BillerudKorsnäs adopts science based climate impact targets

Press Release / Already today BillerudKorsnäs is largely fossil-free with 97.5 percent biofuels used in the own operation. In order to further contribute to reducing climate change, BillerudKorsnäs has adopted new climate targets for 2030 and 2050, which now has been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. The approved targets, which are in line with what is required for global warming not to exceed two degrees, are to: 1. by 2030 reduce direct greenhouse gas emissions from own operations and indirect emissions from purchased energy by at least 59 percent compared to 2016 levels. By 2050, the corresponding emissions should be at least 74 percent lower. - 3 years ago

Energy Star Honors Best Buy For 5th Year
Energy Star Honors Best Buy For 5th Year

Press Release / What does it mean when you see the ENERGY STAR® logo on a product? The little blue sticker means the item meets the highest standards of energy efficiency, set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). At Best Buy, we like this logo because it helps us identify sustainable products for our customers, helping them save energy and money on their utility bills. Because of our dedication to educating customers and offering a wide variety of ENERGY STAR certified products, the EPA has named Best Buy a Retail Partner of the Year for the fifth year in a row. For this streak, we also get to claim the title of Sustained Excellence. - 3 years ago

​Eastman Recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for the Seventh Time
​Eastman Recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for the Seventh Time

Press Release / Eastman is proud to announce that it received the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continually advancing leadership in energy management throughout the company and associated communities. This marks Eastman’s seventh ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award and fifth Sustained Excellence recognition. Eastman’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2018. - 3 years ago

LG Electronics Honored By U.S. EPA As 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner Of The Year
LG Electronics Honored By U.S. EPA As 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner Of The Year

Press Release / LG Electronics has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficient home appliances and consumer electronics products. "Environmental sustainability is a core business principle at LG. We're proud of our long-standing partnership with ENERGY STAR and our positive environmental impact in the United States," said William Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics North America. "LG is helping American consumers experience 'Innovation for a Better Life' by creating products that deliver energy savings to help save money and the planet without sacrificing performance or style." - 3 years ago

Cisco Receives 2018 AT&T Supplier Award
Cisco Receives 2018 AT&T Supplier Award

Press Release / Cisco is receiving the 2018 AT&T* Supplier Award for its outstanding performance and service to AT&T affiliates during the past year. The company is being recognized for its outstanding contributions across a broad scope of selection criteria, including supplier diversity results, creative cost management solutions, teamwork, customer service, product/service performance and sustainability. - 3 years ago

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Humana Foundation Addressing Root Causes to Create Improved and Sustained Positive Health Outcomes
Humana Foundation Addressing Root Causes to Create Improved and Sustained Positive Health Outcomes

Press Release / The Humana Foundation, philanthropic arm of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) for the past 37 years, today announced the details of its planned health-focused community investing work for 2018 in its headquarters hometown of Louisville, Ky., as well as in seven additional communities where the foundation intends to make significant community investments this year. Strategic Community Investments in ‘Bold Goal’ communities - 3 years ago

Danone successfully issues a pioneer €300m social bond continuing to invest for sustainable value for all
Danone successfully issues a pioneer €300m social bond continuing to invest for sustainable value for all

Press Release / Danone today announces the successful launch of a €300 million bond to finance and refinance projects that include positive social impacts. This innovative Social Bond is the first to be issued by a multinational aligned with the new Social Bond Principles, as set out in June 2017 by the International Capital Market Association. A few weeks after the integration of ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) criteria in the payable margin of its €2bn syndicated loan, this pioneering bond issuance continues to support Danone’s long-term ambition to leading the way to creating and sharing sustainable value. It attracted significant appetite from investors focused on ESG and was subscribed at attractive market conditions. - 3 years ago

AT&T Named to NAFE’s 2018 Companies for Executive Women
AT&T Named to NAFE’s 2018 Companies for Executive Women

Press Release / At AT&T, we know that we only succeed when all of our people can reach their full potential. That’s why we are passionately committed to ensuring our company leads on gender equality and empowering women at all levels. It’s smart business. And now that has earned us a spot on the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) 2018 “Top 70” – the Top 70 Companies for Executive Women. It’s our 9th time making the list. NAFE recognizes corporations and nonprofits that identify, promote, and nurture the professional growth of women. It also recognizes organizations that place women in top executive positions and empowers women throughout its ranks. - 3 years ago

Novacolor launches new decorative effect paints produced with biomass balanced BASF binders
Novacolor launches new decorative effect paints produced with biomass balanced BASF binders

Press Release / As of now Novacolor offers new decorative effect paints under the “Africa”, “Puro” and “Patina Minerale” brand names. The textured plasters meet the challenge of combining design and sustainability: Puro is an opaque mineral water-based innovation based on potassium polysilicate, which is odorless and neither contains volatile organic compounds (VOC) nor Formaldehyde. For indoor and outdoor glazing, Novacolor offers the new “Patina Minerale” product, a mineral color wash based on silicates, that recalls the ancient patinas with its chromatic effect. And “Africa”, the finish for interior decoration, which creates a changeable and pleasant play of light and reflected colors based on gentle metallic effects, complements the product range. - 3 years ago

New BillerudKorsnas environmental product declarations show greenhouse gas emissions cut by 5–19 percent
New BillerudKorsnas environmental product declarations show greenhouse gas emissions cut by 5–19 percent

Press Release / IVL Swedish Environment Research has analysed the environmental impact of ten products from BillerudKorsnäs. The findings reveal that emissions of greenhouse gases have fallen by between 5 and 19 percent since the previous analysis in 2012. The products that have been examined are BillerudKorsnäs Artisan, Carry, Decor, Design, Flute®, Light, Liquid FC, Liquid LC, Supreme and White, and the results demonstrate that the company has succeeded in cutting the associated greenhouse gas emissions by 5–19 percent* since 2012. The majority of the reduction is attributable to cuts in the consumption of fossil fuels. - 3 years ago

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General Motors Highlights Water Management and Reuse Efforts in Mexico
General Motors Highlights Water Management and Reuse Efforts in Mexico

Press Release / As a company committed to reducing water intensity across its global operations by 15 percent by 2020, General Motors is constantly looking for innovative ways to conserve water and increase efficiencies. This mindset has led the automaker to adopt a circular economy approach to maximizing water reuse in water-stressed regions, such as Mexico. - 3 years ago

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