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Timberland Wardrobe Values Survey Uncovers Consumer Eco-Fashion Behaviors
Timberland Wardrobe Values Survey Uncovers Consumer Eco-Fashion Behaviors

Press Release / In a world motivated by social cred and “likes,” it comes as no surprise that U.S. consumers on average spend roughly $250 a month on clothes, shoes and accessories. But what you might not expect is that men not only outspend women when it comes to their closet (spending an average of $310.50 per month on their wardrobe, compared to $187.20 for women), they are also 52 percent more likely than women to say they care a lot about eco-conscious fashion. Just in time for Earth Day, outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland shines a spotlight on what consumers value most when it comes to “going green” with their wardrobe. - 1 year ago

Dow Joins Catalyst CEO Champions For Change and Pledges to Accelerate Women in the Workforce
Dow Joins Catalyst CEO Champions For Change and Pledges to Accelerate Women in the Workforce

Press Release / The Dow Chemical Company has joined the Catalyst CEO Champions For Change – a transformational diversity and inclusion initiative launched by Catalyst, a global thought leader and partner in accelerating the progress of women at work for more than 50 years. - 1 year ago

FORD OPENS SECOND COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER IN PUERTO RICO; UNITES LOCAL NONPROFITS TO SUPPORT ONGOING DISASTER RECOVERY EFFORTS
FORD OPENS SECOND COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER IN PUERTO RICO; UNITES LOCAL NONPROFITS TO SUPPORT ONGOING DISASTER RECOVERY EFFORTS

Press Release / Ford Motor Company is reinforcing its commitment to the people of Puerto Rico as it launches the next phase of Centro de Movilidad Social – a program designed to provide much-needed supplies and services to hurricane-devastated communities across the island. Launched in December 2017, Ford’s Centro de Movilidad Social brings together local nonprofit organizations to connect children and families with a range of services – from basic needs such as food, water, clothing and transportation, to longer-term recovery assistance through medical services, educational grants and skills development. This week, Ford Fund is expanding the program and announcing its second social mobility center in Puerto Rico as part of a $1.2 million investment to support recovery efforts on the island - 1 year ago

Estée Lauder Reducing Emissions through Whitman Laboratories’ Solar Power Project
Estée Lauder Reducing Emissions through Whitman Laboratories’ Solar Power Project

Press Release / For The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC), beauty is about managing its business sustainably. As a global company, employer, and corporate citizen, the company is committed to taking positive actions to ensure a healthier planet for all. To mitigate the effects of climate change, the company pledged in 2016 to achieve a net zero carbon goal by 2020. Through efforts like the solar power project at its Whitman Laboratories in the United Kingdom, ELC is making significant strides towards achieving its goal. - 1 year ago

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Achieving Certification as Largest B Corp™ in the World and Unveiling New Name: Danone North America Celebrates First Anniversary with Two Major Milestones
Achieving Certification as Largest B Corp™ in the World and Unveiling New Name: Danone North America Celebrates First Anniversary with Two Major Milestones

Press Release / Building on Danone's long-term commitment to balancing financial success with social and environmental responsibility, its U.S. subsidiary, formerly known as DanoneWave, commemorates its first anniversary by announcing the achievement of becoming the largest Certified B Corporation® in the world — two years ahead of its declared target — and changing its name to Danone North America. Two milestones to mark 1st anniversary: new name, new mark of trust - 1 year ago

EVgo and Maven Gig of GM Announce Nation's First Dedicated Fast Charging Network for On-Demand Drivers
EVgo and Maven Gig of GM Announce Nation's First Dedicated Fast Charging Network for On-Demand Drivers

Press Release / EVgo, the nation's largest network of public electric vehicle (EV) DC Fast charging stations, today announced an agreement with Maven, General Motors' car sharing brand, to construct a dedicated DC fast charging network available to Maven Gig Chevrolet Bolt EV drivers. This agreement builds upon the success of EVgo and Maven's current pilot programs powering Bolt drivers in seven major US cities. "EVgo is committed to working with fleet EV owners and operators to make charging quick and easy," said Cathy Zoi, EVgo CEO. "Maven Gig EV Bolt on-demand drivers will have access to a dedicated EVgo fast charging network so they can fully charge in the time it takes to eat lunch." - 1 year ago

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." - 1 year 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. - 1 year 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. - 1 year ago

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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. - 1 year ago

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.” - 1 year 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 - 1 year 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. - 1 year 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. - 1 year ago

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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. - 1 year ago

Dow, Keep America Beautiful to Award $100,000 in 2018 Hefty® EnergyBag™ Grants
Dow, Keep America Beautiful to Award $100,000 in 2018 Hefty® EnergyBag™ Grants

Press Release / The Dow Chemical Company is again teaming up with national nonprofit and longstanding partner Keep America Beautiful to award a total of $100,000 in grants for organizations to establish Hefty® EnergyBag™ programs in their communities. - 1 year ago

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. - 1 year 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. - 1 year 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. - 1 year ago

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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." - 1 year ago

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