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Mohawk’s Innovative Airo: Revolutionary 100 Percent Recyclable Alternative to Traditional Carpet

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CALHOUN, Ga., April 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk’s new Airo soft floorcovering is a complete breakthrough in carpet—it gives consumers a completely recyclable revolutionary alternative to traditional carpet and retailers an easy-to-install, easy-to-service product.

“Airo is not just an improvement to an existing product line,” said Tom Lape, Mohawk’s president of Mohawk residential. “It represents an entirely new, completely recyclable flooring category called USF – Unified Soft Floorcovering.”

Teck Reports 2016 Sustainability Performance

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Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) ("Teck”), has released its 16th annual Sustainability Report, covering the company’s performance in 2016 and progress towards its short-term sustainability goals set for 2020.
 

Timberland Joins Forces with Over 100 Signatories to Accelerate Social Progress in Factories Worldwide

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Social compliance is nothing new for Timberland. The nearly $2 billion global outdoor lifestyle brand formally launched its factory compliance program in 1994 with the creation of its Code of Conduct, which established minimum standards for workplace conditions and worker rights. Today, most every major brand has its own compliance program and standard against which it audits its factories.

Change or Be Changed: The Future of Food & Beverage is Now

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The food and beverage industry is facing major change and shifting expectations, and brands have to decide whether to adapt, or risk losing out.

This year’s WorldView event in NYC offered attendees a timely, big picture view of macro-trends the food & beverage industry is facing. Our four industry-leading speakers offered up a comprehensive overview of the current landscape, but what do we do with this information, and how do organizations embrace change and innovation rather than being left behind? Let’s break it down.

Lockheed Martin Releases Its 2016 Sustainability Report

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Externally, sustainability is how Lockheed Martin is addressing the world’s most pressing problems by helping to build and maintain the architecture of a safe, productive society. Internally, sustainability is a vital component of our business model that drives responsible, profitable growth to increase shareholder value and deliver mission and economic success to customers, employees and suppliers.

CAUSEBOX On a Mission to Deliver Better Products & a Better World

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Next week is National Small Business Week and PayPal is excited to celebrate the millions of inspiring small businesses we work with globally. We’re interviewing small businesses to find out what inspired them to start their business, the challenges they have faced, and the advice they have for other aspiring business owners. We sat down with Brett McCullom and Matt Richardson, the founders of CAUSEBOX - sustainably and ethically made, curated products for women.
 

Athletes, Leaders Personify Fair Trade in Portrait Series

By Tony Bravo, San Francisco Chronicle
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Article by San Francisco Chronicle 

Oakland’s Fair Trade USA and apparel partners Patagonia, Outerknown, Obey, Athleta and Prana have collaborated on a photo project featuring portraits of company leaders and athletes associated with the brands...

Kelly Slater, Shepard Fairey Featured in Fair Trade USA’s ‘We Wear Fair Trade’ Campaign

The surfer and Outerknown founder; the artist; ceos of Patagonia and Athleta and more star in Fair Trade USA's "We Wear Fair Trade'' campaign
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Article by WWD

To mark the anniversary of the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse, Fair Trade USA will launch a digital photo campaign called “We Wear Fair Trade” with its apparel partners Patagonia, Outerknown, Obey, Athleta and Prana, on Fashion Revolution Day, April 24.

The trade group, which provides the Fair Trade mark to products that adhere to a strict checklist of sustainable and ethical labor practices...

Business Roundtable Sustainability Report – Create, Grow, Sustain: People and Technology at Work

By Randall Stephenson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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When BRT’s sustainability report first launched, the world was a very different place. The smartphone was in its infancy, the “Internet of Things” (IoT) didn’t exist and “the cloud” was something you saw in the sky. But over the past decade, innovation has sparked a profound technology revolution, giving us more tools than ever to address the world’s challenges. And AT&T has been engaged every step of the way.

Bolt EV Owners Drive 4.5 Million Miles

One owner drives 310 miles in single, continuous trip
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DETROIT, April 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Chevrolet reported today that 3,492 Bolt EV owners in the United States have driven a cumulative 4,570,300 miles as of April 2, 2017 since the vehicle went on sale in December 2016. These all-electric miles have resulted in more than 175,000 gallons of fuel saved based on the average EPA-estimated 26 mpg for 2017 vehicles in the U.S.  

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