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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.

Turning Textile Effluent Into Life-Sustaining Water: A History of Gildan’s Biotop

In celebration of World Water Day, Gildan looks back on almost two decades of naturally returning clean water to the environment
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In the spirit of World Water Day, Gildan celebrates the 17th anniversary of its Biotop wastewater treatment system, which treats water in a natural process using only bacteria, sunlight and gravity.

Stella McCartney, Christopher Raeburn Among Winners of Inaugural CO10 Sustainability Award

The award aims to connect over 12,000 players in the industry to support and drive sustainability strategies.
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The designer has made his mark in the industry for creating environmentally responsible designs by using deadstock fabrics and reworking them into garments under the brand’s Remade, Reduce and Recycle ethos.

Remade items are produced from fabrics such as military parachutes; Reduced pieces are created from manufacturing waste, and Recycled products from reused plastics.

Essity's 2018 Sustainability Report

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Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company. We improve people’s well-being through our products and services.

Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the globally leading brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa.

Essity is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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Mohawk Introduces the Next Generation of Sustainable Carpet Fiber: Duracolor Tricor

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CALHOUN, Ga., March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — With enhanced soil-hiding and removal capabilities, Mohawk Group’s innovative Duracolor Tricor builds upon a sustainable nylon fiber already trusted to perform in demanding environments.

Ecolab Launches Smart Water Navigator to Help Companies Improve Water Management

Free online tool helps companies bridge gap between setting corporate targets for reducing water use and achieving them
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ST. PAUL, Minn., March 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, today launched the Ecolab Smart Water Navigator, a free online tool to help businesses throughout the world improve water management at their facilities in the face of growing global water scarcity.

Coca-Cola European Partners Reports on 2018 Sustainability Progress

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March 14, 2019 - Coca‑Cola European Partners (CCEP) set out its sustainability performance in its 2018 integrated report, published today. CCEP increased the amount of recycled PET it used in 2018, while also increasing the amount of its packaging that is recyclable and reducing the amount of sugar in its products.

Highlights of the report include:

Meet the Women Behind Kroger's Simple Truth Tea

Kroger Celebrate's Women's History Month with New Videos from Rwanda
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There’s more to your tea than you think. Behind every cup of Simple Truth™ Tea, extraordinary women are accomplishing firsts and cultivating change.

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