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Albertsons Companies Receives EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award for the Third Year

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BOISE, Idaho, September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today awarded Albertsons Companies the esteemed Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award for leadership in furthering safer chemistry and increasing awareness of safer chemicals for consumer products.

Swimming Upstream: The Venetian Resort Las Vegas Navigates Sustainable Seafood with New Partner FishWise

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On World Oceans Day, The Venetian Resort Las Vegas announced a sustainable seafood partnership with FishWise, an innovative and solutions-driven industry leader providing data-driven market tools and expertise in sustainability, human rights action, and traceability best practices.

PYXERA Global to Host Session on Circular Economy at Responsible Business Summit West

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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Business Summit (RBS), hosted by Ethical Corporation in various locations each year, is among the premier conferences for leaders to discuss and commit to pathways toward a sustainable future. This year’s RBS West event, held in San Diego, CA on October 9–10, will bring together 250+ CEOs, sustainability leaders, investors, government representatives, and NGOs to show how they will leverage new technologies and strategic investments to deliver the blueprint for the future economy.

U.S. Consumers Rate LG Energy Star Efficient Appliances #1 in Customer Satisfaction

American Consumers Rank LG Sustainable Products Best in Industry for Product Quality, Value
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September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year LG Electronics USA again leads the home appliance industry, earning the #1 rating in overall customer satisfaction across its home appliance portfolio that includes ENERGY STAR certified kitchen and laundry appliances, according to the just-released 2019 American Customer Satisfaction Index® (ACSI) ratings.1

Fair Trade USA Calls on Consumers to Help Save Coffee Industry in Peril

#JustOneCup campaign inspires action to address the coffee crisis and ensure a minimum price for coffee producers.
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OAKLAND, Calif., September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/— On International Coffee Day (Sunday, September 29, 2019), Fair Trade USA® is encouraging coffee drinkers to choose Fair Trade Certified™ options as part of its #JustOneCup campaign to help lift farmers across the world out of poverty.

Gildan Receives FUNDAHRSE Seal for Its Operations in Honduras

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MONTREAL, September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc.  is once again a recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility Seal awarded by the Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility in Honduras (FUNDAHRSE).

Taking Climate Action at Accenture

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We can make a greater impact when we all do our part. We’re committed to using 100% renewable energy across our global operations by 2023.

Advancing Sustainability Reporting in Greater China Region

GRI appoints regional head and publishes new reporting resource
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September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In a strategic move to best meet the diverse needs of companies and stakeholders in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, GRI’s regional base has relocated from Beijing to Hong Kong.

Headed by Verna Lin, an experienced sustainability and investment management professional, the move of GRI’s Greater China Regional Hub comes as both the China Securities Regulatory Commission and Hong Kong Stock Exchange progress plans for environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure requirements by listed companies.

Ecocentricity Blog: Greta

By: John A. Lanier
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She does not speak for herself. She speaks for millions of young people who see the climate crisis as the issue of their generation. She speaks for billions more who have not yet been born unto this world, but who most certainly will be.

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She does not speak for herself. She speaks for millions of young people who see the climate crisis as the issue of their generation. She speaks for billions more who have not yet been born unto this world, but who most certainly will be.

Unleash Your Senses Around the Next Generation of Packaging

by Ian Lifshitz, Vice President of Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations, Asia Pulp & Paper Canada
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Don’t judge a book by its cover often refers to purchases beyond book-buying. Now, experts say we need to think again about this maxim because the packaging has become an important factor to consumers.

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