Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Helps Companies Meet New EU Obligations Approved Today
ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their raw materials supply chains, welcomes the European Union (EU) regulation on supply chain due diligence obligations for EU importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG). The new regulation was approved today by the European Parliament and will next go before the European Council.
SCS Global Services Licensed by Textile Exchange as Third-Party Certifier to Standard
EMERYVILLE, CA., March 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ –Leading third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) has been approved by Textile Exchange as a licensed certification body for the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS). In this role, SCS is now authorized to conduct independent certification assessments of wool production under the “Farm Scope” of the standard.
Reimagined compact SUV balances style, efficiency with wind tunnel-tuned design
DETROIT, March 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ — With more than 2.7 million sold last year, compact SUVs are the largest vehicle segment in the U.S., and customers want passenger and cargo space that fits their lifestyle without compromising on fuel efficiency.
That was the task for the Design and Aerodynamic teams working on the shape of the all-new 2018 Equinox: to create an all-new compact SUV that is a perfect balance of style, function and efficiency.
FCA, one of the most sustainable automotive groups in the world, is contributing daily to the transition to a circular economy
In recent decades, demands on the planet’s resources have increased to a level that now represents a significant threat to our environment. Our economy is also highly dependent on our ability to manage these finite resources. As such, the transition to a circular economy – and away from the traditional “take-make-dispose” or “linear” economy – is vital to a sustainable future.
Lightweighting – the reduction of a vehicle’s mass to enhance performance – is helping manufacturers meet fuel efficiency targets, thus shrinking their customers’ carbon footprints
People aren’t the only ones with weight loss goals for the new year. To increase fuel efficiency and minimize their carbon footprints, transportation companies are making an effort to shed pounds, too.
Fair Trade USA and the Natural Marketing Institute release new data on consumer awareness of Fair Trade; driven by growing demand for and availability of ethical products
OAKLAND, Calif., February 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, and the Natural Marketing Institute (NMI), an international consulting and research firm specializing in health and sustainability, today release new data indicating that sixty-seven percent of consumers now recognize the Fair Trade Certified™ seal, an eight-percentage point increase over 2015.
This Sunday, more than one hundred million people in the United States will watch the big game. My family and I will also get together to root for Atlanta. Others have their own food traditions, but in the Gardner household, we gather for football-watching, lots of great snacks and my wife's famous Tex Mex chili.