Goals for Fiscal 2013 Include Increased Fair Trade Certified Coffee Sales and Improved Energy Efficiency
WATERBURY, VT, March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and coffee makers, today released its eighth annual sustainability report, outlining the Company’s environmental and social performance for fiscal 2012.
In a project sponsored by the Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM) Social Community Fund, three months of river cleaning was carried out by the University of Lubumbashi for a sound and healthy environment for the population directly affected by the overflowing Kelangile River during the rainy season. This project was supervised by the National Hydraulic Agency of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Retailers and manufacturers have been asking the question, "Where do we begin to comply with the U.S. regulation on conflict minerals?"
Companies are required to publicly disclose the origin of gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (3TG) used in their products. However the prospect of surveying and requesting data from every tier 1 supplier is daunting and inefficient.
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The 11th hour is here. Thousands of companies in retail, consumer products, electronics, automotive and other impacted industries are making decisions to tackle the issue of conflict minerals within their supply chain now that the first reporting year, which began January 1, 2013, is in full swing.
Monsanto does not and cannot work alone when it comes to water issues. The world faces major challenges with respect to clean water, water quality and access to water, and the solutions do not reside in a single approach or single entity. We have partnered with several non-governmental organizations to address local water and food issues.
Donating by-products of the papermaking process to local dairy farmers
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Sappi is donating the by-products of the papermaking process to local dairy farmers. The boiler ash and lime mud is being used to raise the pH of the soil so that farmers can afford to grow their crops and continue farming during difficult economic times. Published on Mar 26, 2012
March 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Center for Sustainability at Saint Louis University is proud to announce that GRI Training Partners BrownFlynn and ISOS Group will be returning to the Saint Louis University campus to provide certified training in sustainability reporting using the GRI Framework April 18-19, 2013.