Business leaders join together in opposing rollbacks to Ohio’s clean energy standards, emphasizing statewide economic and health benefits
January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Ohio Senate is moving quickly to act on legislation that would undercut Ohio’s clean energy economy. In response, major businesses, investors, healthcare providers and trade associations representing nearly 200,000 employees are gathering to voice their firm opposition to legislation that would roll back the state’s clean energy standards.
By: Jim Pisani, Global Brand President, Timberland
It’s hard to believe over a year has passed since I joined Timberland as global brand president. When I think back on my first weeks in the role, I recall two things above all others: the excitement I felt at the challenge of leading a nearly $2 billion global lifestyle brand; and how moved I was by the passion and commitment of the Timberland community — not only for the brand itself, but also for doing good. This was clearly a special place I had landed.
January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - An extraordinary boom in photovoltaic installations made 2017 a record year for China’s investment in clean energy. This over-shadowed changes elsewhere, including jumps in investment in Australia and Mexico, and declines in Japan, the U.K. and Germany.
A number of US retailers, including Ahold Delhaize, Albertsons and Target, have joined with global food manufacturers such as Kellogg and Kraft Heinz to form the North American Sustainable Palm Oil Network (NASPON).
The aim of the group is to educate and assist North American companies in making and delivering on commitments to source sustainable palm oil.
Companies, NGOs and academics plot key steps to advance microfiber research and innovation
January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - You’ve invested in a steel water bottle, pack your lunch in glass Tupperware, and recycle any plastic you get your hands on. But your plastic footprint might be bigger than you think thanks to the ubiquity of plastic-based fabrics—from that polyester onesie you wore on Halloween to the fleece blanket you wrap yourself in every winter, and even the carpet beneath your feet.
January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) has become the third Certification Body to be accredited by Accreditation Services International (ASI) for SBP certification services. ASI, the appointed accreditation body for the SBP certification system, has undertaken a thorough assessment of the processes and procedures in place at SCS and is satisfied that the accreditation requirements for the SBP certification system have been met.
CALHOUN, Ga., January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ — For the eighth consecutive year, Mohawk Industries has earned recognition as one of Newsweek magazine’s 500 greenest companies in the United States, and once again it is the only flooring manufacturer to make this influential list. The company ranked 265 in Newsweek’s 2017 Green Ranking program, which uses key indicators to measure environmental performance of large publicly traded companies that are delivering solid business results while minimizing their environmental impact.