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An Inside Look at IP's Plans for Forest Management, Conservation, and Restoration

By John Klyce
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For Sophie Beckham, IP's chief sustainability officer, it all begins in the forest.

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For Sophie Beckham, IP's chief sustainability officer, it all begins in the forest.

Indian Certification Body Eco Stewardship Partners With SCS Global Services

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UTTAR PRADESH, India, March 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) announced that it has teamed up with veteran certification providers, Shovans Das and Teena Antil, who together have co-founded Eco Stewardship Pvt. Ltd. to serve India and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Eco Stewardship’s focus will be on providing third-party inspection, verification, certification, and training to promote sustainable practices in forestry and forest product supply chains.

Responsible Forestry in Kamloops Is Saving Wood From Slash Piles

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A partnership between our Kamloops Mill and the Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia, Canada, is allowing Domtar a new way to continue contributing to the circular economy by putting wood waste from slash piles to more productive use at the mill.

Skechers Collaborates With Goodyear on Footwear

A range of Skechers styles feature Goodyear rubber technology outsoles – featuring sustainable soybean oil – for enhanced grip, stability and durability
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MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., February 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Global footwear powerhouse Skechers is building on the technology in its footwear through a new collaboration with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Select styles across multiple categories for men, women and kids will utilize Goodyear rubber technology in custom Skechers outsoles that will deliver increased grip, stability and durability.

Global Corporate Sustainability Projects

From grassroots initiatives to global policies
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Through dozens of projects around the world, Medtronic is lessening its environmental impact by conserving energy and water, increasing recycling, and reducing waste. These projects range from large, enterprise-wide corporate sustainability initiatives like energy reduction or building an onsite nitrogen generator, to smaller, volunteer-led environmental stewardship efforts at local sites.

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SCS Global Services Now Certifies Mills and Forest Product Manufacturers to SFI® Fiber Sourcing Standard

SFI Standard Recognized Internationally by PEFC
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., January 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services today announced its accreditation to perform audits under the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) Fiber Sourcing Standard. This standard is a leading, credible certification in North America that governs how SFI-certified organizations procure fiber from non-certified forestland.

Mohawk Rides the Wave of Change, Showcasing Commitment to a Sustainable Future at Surfaces 2020

Manufacturer to highlight support of The Ocean Cleanup initiative and focus on company’s role in diverting plastic from the waste stream
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CALHOUN, Ga., January 21, 2020 /3BL Media/—This year at The International Surface Event (TISE) in Las Vegas, Mohawk will showcase the company’s dedication to a more sustainable future through innovative manufacturing processes, product design and strategies around positive environmental and social impact. A feature display within the company’s award-winning presence at booth 5803 will highlight inspiring sustainability efforts and stories for attendees.

Test Your Circular Economy Knowledge with a Quiz from Schneider Electric

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With the adoption of #CircularEconomy practices, $1 trillion could be saved globally each year by 2025. Take our quiz to see what does all this and more.

New Ways to Study Individual Corporations’ Supply Chains

By Benjamin Goldstein and Joshua Newell
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Multinational corporations wield immense power. A mere 100 companies control a quarter of global trade. Walmart is the 10th–largest economic entity on the planet. Coca-Cola is the world’s largest consumer of aluminum and sugarcane. In choosing where to invest, what products to develop and push, and what environmental and labor standards to uphold, corporations like these continually shape the global economy’s geography and its effects. 

UPS Webinar: How to Become a Returns Rockstar

This holiday season is setting a new records for returns volume. Is your company making customers cheer with a great returns strategy? Or are you hitting some sour notes with shoppers?
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This holiday season is setting a new records for returns volume. Is your company making customers cheer with a great returns strategy? Or are you hitting some sour notes with shoppers?

If you’re ready to become a returns rock star, join us as we take an inside look at peak season returns trends, how you can prepare for 2020 and what tools can make your returns sing.

Thursday, January 16, 2020
2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. EST

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