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Paper Recycling as a Means of Protecting World Forests

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Earlier this month, more than 4,700 government officials and business leaders from around the globe gathered for the fourth UN Environment Assembly, to align on decisions regarding its 2030 agenda.

Braskem Signs Partnership with Join the Pipe for Distribution of Green Plastic Water Bottles in the U.S. and in Countries in Europe and Africa

PRESS RELEASE - Braskem has teamed up with Join the Pipe, a Dutch water company, to distribute sustainable and reusable water bottles made with the I'm GreenTM green plastic in the United States and in countries in Africa and Europe.

Hershey Announces First-Ever “Makers of Good” Teen Summit

PRESS RELEASE - The Hershey Company today announced its “Makers of Good Teen Summit” on June 20 in New York City. The one-day event will bring together teens from across the country to collaborate and develop strategies for overcoming social isolation in their communities.

The Circular Economy: Reducing Ocean Plastics at the Source

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - While recycling is one way to ensure that plastics are saved from finding their way into the ocean, reducing our need for these plastics in the first place is the number one thing we can do to dramatically decrease the number of plastic products harming our oceans and marine wildlife.

Nestlé and Veolia Join Forces to Tackle Plastics Leakage Into the Environment and Develop Recycling Schemes

PRESS RELEASE - Nestlé and Veolia, the world’s leading resource management company, today announced their collaboration to work on waste collection, sorting and recycling of plastic material, with a particular emphasis on flexible plastic packaging.

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Paper as a Renewable Substitute for Other Materials

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Humanity is more aware than ever of its own impacts on the environment, given increased exposure to information in a modern media landscape. The most recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) numbers revealed that Americans produce over four pounds of trash per day, per person.

Innovative Concepts from BASF Color Solutions Simplify the Recoloring of Regrind for Plastic Recycled Materials

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - BASF Color Solutions has developed attractive solutions in the production of color, additive and combination masterbatches for recycled materials. Special masterbatches quickly bring the regrind with variations in color shades to a target shade.

Dow Tackles Plastic Pollution While Helping to Create Jobs in South Africa

PRESS RELEASE - Supporting the ‘Wastepreneurs’, program and generating awareness around the collection and exchange of recyclable waste

Hershey Announces Action Plans To Protect And Restore Forests In Cocoa Growing Region

PRESS RELEASE - The Hershey Company is taking action to protect forests and restore forest cover in the cocoa growing regions in West Africa.

KIND and Public Health Experts File Petition Urging FDA to Address Misleading Nutrient Content Claims

PRESS RELEASE - Current regulation focuses on quantity of a nutrient versus overall quality of food and causes consumer confusion

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Transforming Brands through Sustainable Innovation takes Center Stage in Detroit

PRESS RELEASE - Sustainable Brands Announces Program for Flagship Conference, June 3-6, 2019

UPS Honored With Inaugural Top Corporation Hall Of Fame Award For Supporting Women-Owned Businesses

PRESS RELEASE - UPS has been selected for the Top Corporation Hall of Fame for Women’s Business Enterprises by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. While UPS has been recognized as a WBENC Top Corporation in prior years, this marks the inaugural year for the Top Corporation Hall of Fame. UPS is one of only nine companies achieving this new, pinnacle designation.

Arla Foods Aims for Carbon Net Zero Dairy

PRESS RELEASE - Arla Foods and its 10,300 farmer owners launch their most ambitious targets so far to accelerate the transition to sustainable dairy production with intensified focus on the farms. The main target is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent per kilo of milk over the next decade and to work towards carbon net zero by 2050.

Driscoll’s Expands Fair Trade Certified Farms In Baja Mexico, California

PRESS RELEASE - In 2019, Driscoll’s Fair Trade program increased acreage by nearly 14 percent with the goal of being 100 percent Fair Trade Certified™by the end of 2019.

Kellogg is Committed to Gender Equity and #BalanceforBetter

COMMUNITY UPDATE - With employees in 21 countries worldwide, Kellogg Company truly is a multinational, multicultural company.

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Nestlé Lays Out Action Plan to Help End Deforestation and Restore Forests in the Cocoa Supply Chain

PRESS RELEASE - Nestlé today laid out an action plan to help end deforestation and restore forests in its cocoa supply chain in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana.

Algae as a Replacement for Marine Resources is Gaining Market Acceptance

PRESS RELEASE - Growing Adoption of AlgaPrime™ DHA is Improving Omega-3 Content of Farmed Fish and Accelerating Sustainable Aquaculture.

Eastman Offers Innovative Recycling Technology for Polyesters

PRESS RELEASE - Eastman, one of the world’s leading specialty materials companies, announced today its intention to pursue the launch of an innovative advanced circular recycling technology that uses polyester waste which cannot be recycled by current mechanical methods, and as a result, often ends up in landfills and waterways.

SB Launches Voyager Program to Accelerate Major Business Transformations through Community Support

PRESS RELEASE - Sustainable Brands® (SB) today launches SB Voyager, a new program supporting businesses that face significant challenges related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and reputation.

Best Buy Beats Own Record To Be Top Fundraiser For St. Jude Campaign

PRESS RELEASE - Best Buy customers and employees donated $20.8 million in stores and online to help end childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

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