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Gildan Launches its 2018 Genuine Responsibility™ Sustainability Report and updated CSR website

PRESS RELEASE - Gildan Activewear Inc. announces the release of its 15th Genuine Responsibility™ 2018 Sustainability report available on its dedicated website www.genuineresponsibility.com. This year’s report, prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Comprehensive option, highlights the Company’s 2018 results, key priorities and future commitments towards its vision of Making Apparel Better™.

Tervis, the 73-year-old Tumbler Manufacturer, is Giving Back to the Community Through its Warranty Program

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Cross-Posted from Corporate Member Update. The drinkware company is taking its returned tumblers and making them into benches and other products, some of which are being donated to their community.

EPA Honors Kohler Co. With a Green Power Leadership Award

PRESS RELEASE - Kohler Co.announced today that it has received a 2019 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

UPS Appoints New Chief Sustainability Officer

PRESS RELEASE - UPS today announced Suzanne Lindsay-Walker has been named UPS chief sustainability officer (CSO) and vice president of environmental affairs.

Can Industrialists be Environmentalists? Yes. Here’s how.

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Cross-Posted from Corporate Member Update. When we look back over the past 10 years, Canada has made some bold steps to foster a strong economy while protecting our natural resources and the environment.

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LENZING™ fibers are fully biodegradable in water, soil and compost

PRESS RELEASE - The Lenzing Group received confirmation of the full biodegradability of its fibers in fresh water by the independent research laboratory Organic Waste Systems (OWS).

Increasing the Number of Women in STEM: A Tool to Help Companies Get Started

PRESS RELEASE - On Women's Equality Day, Abbott is publishing a blueprint for creating a high school STEM internship aimed at exposing young people, particularly girls, to STEM early; and empowering other companies to download and use it.

EcoVadis, Avery Dennison Shortlisted for Innovation in Sustainability Award 2019

PRESS RELEASE - EcoVadis and Avery Dennison have been shortlisted for the Future of Sourcing Awards, sponsored by the Sourcing Industry Group (SIG).

BASF Joins Coalition for Inclusive Growth: 34 Leading Global Firms Commit to Tackling Inequality by Joining G7 Business for Inclusive Growth (B4IG) Coalition Powered by the OECD

PRESS RELEASE - Companies joining forces are investing a combined total of over 1 billion USD in more than 50 current and future initiatives, benefiting 100 million people to date

Diversey: Incorporating Sustainability Into Your Retail Cleaning Program

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Cross-Posted from Corporate Member Update. Retail store cleanliness is increasingly important given the strong impact that online reviews and word-of-mouth can have on a business. Yet so too is sustainability.

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Sustainable Brands Community Explores Next-Generation Goals, Impact Metrics and Reporting Methods

PRESS RELEASE - Sustainable Brands recently unveiled program highlights for New Metrics ‘19: Next-Generation Goals & Reporting, scheduled for November 18-20 in Philadelphia, PA.

Are you getting full credit for your ESG work? Cynthia Figge shares how CSRHub can help align perception with performance.

COMMUNITY UPDATE - Cross-Posted from Community Update. Our goal is to set a minimum threshold for Corporate Membership and recommend the Voyager program for any brands that have yet to meet it. One key partner helping us to power this analysis is CSRHub.

L'Oréal Recognized in Fortune's 2019 "Change the World" List for Global Sustainability Program

PRESS RELEASE - L'Oréal has been recognized by Fortune in the publication's annual “Change the World” list. The list, now in its fifth year, showcases the power of business to improve the human condition by identifying companies that have made an important social or environmental impact through their profit-making strategy and operations.

BASF is Founding Member of “Value Balancing Alliance e.V.”

PRESS RELEASE - Which values do companies create for society – in environmental, human, social, and financial terms? And how can these contributions be measured and compared?

Doing Well by Doing Good: Mastercard Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Cross-Posted from Corporate Member Update. Mastercard recently published its 2018 Sustainability Report, highlighting the ways in which the company is delivering on its commitment to doing well by doing good.

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Rolland: Labelcraft's Recyclable Enviroliner is an Eco-Breakthrough for the Label Industry

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Cross-Posted from Corporate Member Update. For the 16th of our “Conversations with Green Champions,” Rolland President Philip Rundle speaks with Labelcraft about its Recyclable Enviroliner – the first label release liner that is both 100 per cent recyclable and made of 100 per cent post-consumer recycled paper.

Braskem, Ledesma Launch 100% Sustainable Notebooks in Argentina

PRESS RELEASE - Braskem and Ledesma have created Ledesma +Bio, a line of 100% sustainable notebooks made entirely from sugarcane.

BASF Commits to Poultry Sustainability and Welfare as Founding Member of Two New Industry Initiatives

PRESS RELEASE - BASF has committed to a more sustainable poultry value chain as a founding member of the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE) and the International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA).

BASF’s TDI Plant Receives American Chemistry Council Responsible Care Award

PRESS RELEASE - The American Chemistry Council (ACC) recognized BASF’s TDI plant at Geismar, Louisiana site with the 2019 Responsible Care award for waste minimization, reuse and recycling.

PepsiCo/IDB Partnership Helps More Than 765K People in Latin America Gain Access to Clean Water

PRESS RELEASE - PepsiCo, Inc. today announced that its partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has helped more than 765,000 people in rural areas of Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Honduras gain new or improved access to drinking water and sanitation services since 2011.

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