As the global community marked International Biodiversity Day (May 22), we also faced the sobering fact that human impact on the planet has entered a stage that is fast approaching a point of no return. For earth’s living ecosystems, the effect is already being keenly felt at its devastating worst.
By now we all understand the real and present danger of climate change and why urgent action is needed to pull us back from the precipice. Yet – inexplicably, given the mounting evidence from all parts of the world – the major threat to biodiversity has not been given equal billing.
by Nate Hurst Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP
Climate change is one of the most significant and urgent issues facing business and society today, affecting not only the environment but the core foundation of economies, livelihoods, food security, health, and quality of life.
As a business community, it’s urgent that we understand our impacts in the world and take decisive actions that align with what climate science tells us are needed to limit global warming to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius.
SMITHFIELD, Va., May 21, 2019 /3BL Media/— Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of its 2018 Sustainability Report, highlighting key milestones and ongoing efforts to feed the world’s growing population in a responsible way. Smithfield’s robust sustainability program drives all aspects of its business, creating value in the following areas: animal care, environment, food safety and quality, helping communities, and people.
Four environmental leaders from leading beverage companies share their thoughts on rising sustainability opportunities and challenges within the industry.
Increasing optimism and opportunity with a splash of insularity. Fast-paced innovation and growing accountability with a twist of stakeholder pressure. Big gains shaken and stirred with mounting challenges.
According to sustainability leaders at some of the world’s leading beverage companies and industry associations, these sentiments paint a vivid picture of the beverage industry’s environmental sustainability landscape.
With the mercury continuing to soar and with no relief from the heat, the farmers coming to the Krishi Upaj mandi (farmers’ market) in Vidisha, India to sell their crops, are welcomed with drinking water that is provided by New Holland Agriculture, a leading global agricultural equipment brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI), through its business partner, M/s Lodhi Motors.
May 22, 2019 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced the publication of the Company’s 2019 Sustainability Report. The 22nd report contains details and highlights of ST’s sustainability performance in 2018 and presents the Company’s ambitions and longer-term goals for 2025.
As of April 2019, the New Holland Agriculture plant in Curitiba, Brazil achieved the milestone of five million hours without an absence-causing incident.
May 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) achieved a year-on-year reduction of 55% in the total number of incidents causing an absence of one or more days in 2018, at its production facilities in Brazil. These results are testament to the effectiveness of the methodologies the Company adopts in terms of workplace safety.
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