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Purpose 360: Love Means Being More Than a Car Company With Subaru

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What does it mean to be a car company? At Subaru, it’s about showing love and respect to every person at every interaction. But more than that, it’s about improving lives.

3M's Holiday Icon Hits Its 60th Anniversary


It's a tradition that started exactly sixty years ago with a word: “Noel.”

Today, the 3M holiday tree, an assemblage of lighted offices in 3M Center’s Building 220, creates a 15-story “tree” visible to drivers and passerby on Interstate 94 through St. Paul, Minnesota.

This year, the tree went live Nov. 23 and will be lit every night at 6 p.m., now through the final lighting Monday, Jan. 2.

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Bee Better Certification Program Authorizes SCS Global Services as Certifier

New certification complements SCS’ suite of food and agriculture offerings advancing sustainability
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., December 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a pioneer and global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, today announced it has been approved as an authorized certification body to the Bee Better Certification Standard. Bee Better CertifiedTM is the only third-party certification program focused on pollinator health on farms.

Design Miami/ 2022 Installation Features Sustainable Kohler WasteLAB Tiles

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Kohler is excited to be at Design Miami/ for the opening of Transcendence, an installation featuring Kohler WasteLAB tiles designed by Studio Nada Debs in partnership with Kohler's Monty Stauffer. A modern translation of a traditional Middle Eastern hammam, the immersive experience guides visitors on a journey toward self-care and spiritual cleansing.

China's Livestreaming Farmers Harvest Views This 11.11 Shopping Season

By Elizabeth Utley , Chloe Shen and Yashan Zhao

During the world’s largest retail event earlier this month, over a million eyes turned to a chestnut farm in rural China as 37-year-old Han Wenliang livestreamed sales of her produce.

Transformation, Baker Hughes-style

Her time in Africa reframed HR director Steffi Reading’s life. Her next project: recruiting and upskilling talent to drive the energy transition.

Two-and-a-half years ago, Stefanie (Steffi) Reading, arrived in Nairobi, Kenya from Celle, Germany as “a career-driven, single lady with three pieces of luggage” — her own description. Her role as Baker Hughes’ Human Resources (HR) Director for Oilfield Services in the Sub- Saharan African (SSA) region would span the most intense years of the COVID19 pandemic, reorganizations and business transformations, a Kenyan election, and an entire book worth of challenges.

Calumet Offers New Carbon-Neutral Candle Wax Blend

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INDIANAPOLIS, December 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. will begin selling its new TitanZero™ wax candle blend product in December. TitanZero is a soy and paraffin candle wax blend that has been independently certified as a Carbon Neutral product by SCS Global Services.

Companies With Over $1 Trillion in Annual Revenue Report the Reduction of 83 Million Pounds/38 Million Kilograms of Hazardous Chemicals in the 6th Chemical Footprint Project Report

Their leadership demonstrates progress towards meeting the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
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SOMERVILLE, Mass., December 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, Clean Production Action released the 6th Chemical Footprint Project (CFP) Report. The CFP is the first-of-its-kind initiative to measure chemical footprints and assess business progress away from hazardous chemicals to safer solutions. This enterprise is all the more urgent because the use and proliferation of hazardous chemicals in the environment is now one of the three planetary crises confronting humanity along with climate change and biodiversity loss.

Family- and Veteran-Owned Supplier Black Diamond Coatings, Inc. Partners With The Home Depot on High-Quality Home Improvement Products


“By Contractors, For Contractors.” This is the founding principle President and Owner David Warren set into place for Black Diamond Coatings, Inc., a premier concrete and masonry sealer manufacturer and Home Depot supplier.

All New Bacardi Gift Packs Go 100% Plastic-Free

Family-owned spirits company cuts almost 275 tons of single-use plastic annually with pioneering packaging materials and innovative designs
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, December 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Family-owned Bacardi has extra reason to celebrate this holiday season as it reaches a milestone in its mission to remove 100% of the single-use plastic from its gifting range by the end of 2023.

From this month, ready for the busy festive period, all new gift packs in the Bacardi portfolio – including BACARDÍ® Reserva Ocho rum, GREY GOOSE® vodka, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Premier Cru, MARTINI® vermouth, PATRÓN® tequila and DEWAR’S® 12 Year Old Blended Scotch whisky – are now 100% plastic-free.


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