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ACI Sustainability Report Showcases Cleaning Sector's Drive to Reduce Emissions and Packaging, Increase Transparency

Time for transparency: Industry calls for federal standard governing cleaning product ingredient labeling
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  • 1.5°C Challenge: 18 ACI member companies respond to industry trade’s challenge to align emissions reduction plans with a net zero (1.5°C) pathway. An additional 20 member companies have publicly committed to reach net zero by 2050
  • Time for transparency: Industry calls for federal standard governing cleaning product ingredient labeling
  • Recycling roadmap: Members set goal to achieve 75% recycling rate for cleaning product packaging waste by 2030

Deckers Brands Joins NFW's Circular Footwear Collective

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Natural Fiber Welding Solutions (NFW) is driving the footwear industry towards sustainability and circularity through their plastic-free performance material solutions. Deckers Brands is proud to join NFW’s Footwear Collective, alongside New Balance, Wolverine, Camper, and Allbirds. NFW’s Footwear Collective strives to promote widespread adoption of low carbon, biobased materials that are safe to return to the earth at the end of a product’s life.

Workshop: Shaping Sustainability Systems To Achieve Sustainability Goals

Help shape the revised and integrated ISEAL Code of Good Practice and the future performance of sustainability systems. Join Centre for Responsible Business (CRB), ISEAL and VSS Collaboration India in an interactive online workshop.
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October 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - How can sustainability standards and similar systems drive solutions to pressing sustainability issues?

Is Patagonia the Rabbit or the Duck: Why It's Okay to Answer “Both”

By: John A. Lanier
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John Lanier takes a deep-dive into exactly how Yvon Chouinard gave away his ownership of Patagonia earlier this month. As John notes, the details matter, and they show that Chouinard was both acting philanthropically and in a way that minimized his tax liability.

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John Lanier takes a deep-dive into exactly how Yvon Chouinard gave away his ownership of Patagonia earlier this month. As John notes, the details matter, and they show that Chouinard was both acting philanthropically and in a way that minimized his tax liability.

Disruptive Innovation Is the Key to Plastics Sustainability

A sustainable plastics production chain requires shifting from a linear to a circular economy
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Across the country in Palo Alto, California—and at the other end of the size spectrum—HP is taking multiple steps to improve its plastics circularity. “The elimination of unnecessary plastic is the first priority when it comes to our circularity strategy,” says James McCall, HP’s chief sustainability officer. “As of 2021, we achieved a 44% reduction in single-use plastic packaging, towards our 2025 goal of a 75% reduction compared to 2018.”

The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility Announces Two CEOs From American Consumer Goods Companies To Participate in Its Annual CEO Roundtable

Lolita Lopez, news anchor at NBC4 Los Angeles will moderate the discussion on DEI with Rob Lynch, President & CEO of Papa John’s International, and Dr. John O. Agwunobi, Chairman and CEO of Herbalife Nutrition.
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WASHINGTON, September 26, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is pleased to announce that Rob Lynch, President & CEO of Papa John’s International and Dr. John O.

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Named to Reuters Events Responsible Business Awards Shortlist for Leading-Edge Circular Laboratory Solutions

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Reuters Events recently named Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to its Responsible Business Awards 2022 shortlist in the Circular Transition category. The company’s Life Science business received this honor thanks to its commitment to creating a circular economy for its customers through innovative greener products and solutions.

Schneider Electric Ranks #1 for Third Consecutive Year in the Gartner® Supply Chain Top 25: Europe Top 15

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Rueil-Malmaison, France, September 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Schneider Electric, the global leader in energy management and automation, has ranked first in the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Europe Top 15, retaining its position for three consecutive years.

Reduce Food Waste With Processing and Packaging Solutions

By Yuriy Berlizov | Vice President, Technical Support Tetra Pak U.S. and Canada
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It’s not hard to make the case for why tackling food loss and food waste is important to sustainability. About one-third of food produced globally never gets consumed. And food waste accounts for about 8 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions.

Cleaning Innovations Company Launches Backpack System To Increase Productivity, Safety, and Sustainability

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Cleaning innovations company Tersano launches a new technology that increases productivity, safety, and sustainability: SAO2GO, a backpack that instantly turns ordinary tap water into a cleaner, sanitizer, and deodorizer.

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