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Montana Teen Digs Healthy Soil

By Claudine Galloway
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Editor’s note: This is the latest post in our “You Grow, Girl!” series highlighting female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada to the heartland of the U.S. From the western coast of Africa to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series amplifies the voices of female farmers, who play vital roles in agriculture worldwide. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming.

European Leaders to Join Ethical Corporation's Responsible Business Summit Europe 2019

CEOs and thought leaders from UNCCC, Siemens UK, IKEA Foundation, Kimberly Clark will meet at the 18th annual Responsible Business Summit Europe (10-12 June, London) widely renowned as the platform where leading global brands shape the future
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March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ - New speakers have joined the 18th annual Responsible Business Summit Europe (10-12 June, London) with the aim of share and identify new strategies to achieve sustainable development, as well as to find  partnerships and innovations to lead on environmental and social issues whilst delivering greater transparency on your climate and reputational risks. 

Ecocentricity Blog: Fully Charged

By: John A. Lanier
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Here’s the idea. Everything around us, from the roads that we drive on to the picture frames proudly displaying our loved ones to the tallest of skyscrapers, contains a virtual amount of energy. And that energy matters.

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Here’s the idea. Everything around us, from the roads that we drive on to the picture frames proudly displaying our loved ones to the tallest of skyscrapers, contains a virtual amount of energy. And that energy matters.

BAT’s 2018 Sustainability Report Underlines Group’s Commitment to Transforming Tobacco

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British American Tobacco (BAT) has published on 15 March its 2018 Sustainability Report. The Report outlines the Group’s work and progress across its three strategic focus areas of harm reduction, sustainable agriculture and farmer livelihoods, and corporate behaviour.

March  19, 2019 - Now in BAT’s 17th year of sustainability reporting, this report details how BAT is championing change in its business and industry and is transforming tobacco to create shared value for its consumers and stakeholders across the value chain.

Performance highlights include:

Dell Recovered 2 Billion Pounds of Used Electronics

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Today is Global Recycling Day, a time for us all to step up our individual recycling efforts and to press our business, community and government leaders to expand their recycling infrastructure.

WEBINAR – Building Products for Healthy Interiors

An introduction to asthma & allergy friendly® certification for manufacturers
Press Release

March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ Join Allergy Standards Limited and SCS Global Services to learn how certifying interior building products as asthma & allergy friendly® can differentiate your company within the growing health and wellness market.

General Mills Brands Join to Improve Farming From the Ground Up

by Megan Amrich
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This article series is sponsored by General Mills and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Can macaroni and cheese really revolutionize farming? What about beef jerky or frozen peas? If they are the result of brands combining their resources to promote regenerative agricultural practices, the answer could be yes.

General Mills Supports Women, One Vanilla Bean at a Time

Originally published on the Taste of General Mills Blog
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Before you take your next bite of our sweet, creamy Häagen-Dazs vanilla ice cream, we invite you to think about who grows the vanilla for this delicious treat, and how you are supporting that farmer’s livelihood.

PepsiCo & Care Present "Closing The Crop Gap"

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We’ve partnered with CARE to launch a global campaign that gives a platform to five women farmers in India, Egypt, Guatemala, Poland and the United States to tell their stories about the challenges they face, like so many women throughout the world. Through their stories, we hope to start a conversation about why it’s important to work together towards finding solutions to close the Crop Gap.

Watch these women’s stories, and vote for the film that moved you the most. By voting, you’ll receive a code for a $25 USD credit to use on Kiva.org*.

Teck Reports 2018 Sustainability Performance

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March 19, 2019 - Teck has released its 18th annual Sustainability Report, covering the company’s performance in 2018 and progress towards its short-term sustainability goals set for 2020.

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