Supply Chain & the Circular Economy CSR News

FCA: What We're Thankful For ...

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This year, FCA has been hard at work building the Company's future in the city of Detroit with its newest Mack assembly plant opening early in 2021. 

The Company is grateful to all of the employees, community members, organizations, volunteers and partners who have been with us every step of the way. 

From our extended family to yours, thank you.

Lessons in Innovation Under Some of the World's Harshest Conditions

By Ellen Jackowski, Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP

It may seem distant, but let’s flash back in time quickly to early March.

Call for Nominations Now OPEN for WEC 2021 Gold Medal Award for Corporate Sustainability

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November 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the world moves to rebuild our economies and to tackle climate change and systemic injustices, corporate leadership on sustainable development is more important than ever.  The Gold Medal Award recognizes excellence and provides inspiration to other companies worldwide. Nominations are now being accepted for the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2021 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development.

OpEd: It's Time for Positive Action Strategies

Meaningful action urgently needed to clean up the supply-side energy system, argues John Green, Chief Commercial Officer of Ninety One
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The following letter has published as an OpEd in Environmental Finance

November 2020

As we add impetus to the global move to a cleaner, more sustainable energy system, perhaps the greatest obstacle we face is the enormous financing requirement that this step change in our economies will bring. The financing required to clean up our supply-side energy system over the next 30 years is anything between $100 trillion and $150 trillion. If we go with $100 trillion, that amounts to around $3.5 trillion a year. (Climate policy initiative 2018)

Crown Becomes First Metal Packaging Manufacturer to Activate Renewable Power in 100% of Its U.S. And Canadian Beverage Can Plants

Completion of wind power transition advances Company’s global operations to 27.5% renewable electricity, aligns with Twentyby30 and RE100 commitments
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YARDLEY, Pa., November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) ( is now operating all 14 of its beverage can plants in the U.S. and Canada on renewable energy. It is the first metal packaging manufacturer to achieve this milestone, which is the result of a 15-year wind power Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Longroad Energy. With the VPPA in effect and all of Crown’s manufacturing facilities in the U.K.

Supporting Communities With Our Renewable Products

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Our Espaly, France, plant donated 11,000 corrugated boxes to the Trisomie21 Association of the Haute- Loire region, to assist their fundraising efforts for people living with Down syndrome.

We support the Global FoodBanking Network to address childhood hunger in Brazil, Canada, Poland and Spain. In Spain, our EMEA Packaging team donated more than 40,000 corrugated boxes to the Spanish Federation of Foodbanks.

Demand Grows Globally for Food, Beverage and Agriculture Companies to Accelerate Shift Towards a Nature-Positive Future

As expectations of sustainability grow among employees and consumers alike, new analysis reveals leadership opportunity for FB&A businesses willing to prioritise the environment.
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ARLINGTON, Va., November 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As food, beverage and agriculture businesses increasingly ramp-up efforts to reduce their environmental impacts, a major new market analysis from The Nature Conservancy – the first of its kind from the organization – and Edelman has underlined the importance of these sustainability strategies for both customers and employees, hinting at the compelling commercial and reputational rewards available to those companies willing to act fast on this urgent agenda. 

Ecolab Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Index recognizes leading global sustainability-driven companies
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ST. PAUL, Minn., November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources, has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index (DJSI World), which tracks the leading sustainability-driven publicly listed companies globally.

First-Ever Peace REC (P-REC) Transaction Drives Renewable Energy Development in Africa

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SAN FRANCISCO, November 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The first-ever Peace Renewable Energy Credit (P-REC) transaction has been executed by Microsoft with Energy Peace Partners (EPP) and project developer Nuru.


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