Supply Chain & the Circular Economy CSR News

From the Ground Up: Regenerative Agriculture Revives Farmland While Curbing Climate Change

Now is the time to save the world’s farming systems – and it all starts with the soil
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In recent years, the agriculture sector has been seeking more sustainable roots. But there’s a problem with sustainability – current practices including constant tillage and over-fertilizing simply aren’t working. Sustaining a broken system doesn’t address massive-scale issues like climate change, suffering rural communities and a growing number of mouths to feed around the globe.
 

Biomimicry: Using Nature's Perfect Innovation Systems to Design the Future

Reprinted from Forbes
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“Learning about the natural world is one thing. Learning from the natural world – that’s the switch. That’s the profound switch.” ~ Janine Benyus

Napapijri Receives a Distinguished Sustainability Certification

Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute issues the brand’s Circular Series of recyclable jackets its Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold recognition.
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Napapijri® is gaining worldwide recognition for its Circular Series, a first ever collection of 100% recyclable jackets.

The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute granted Napapijri its Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Gold recognition, the world’s most advanced standard for use of safe, circular, and responsible materials.

Medtronic: Leadership During the COVID-19 Crisis

Medtronic CEO talks with TriplePundit about delivering on our Mission during a pandemic
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CEO Geoff Martha was recently interviewed by TriplePundit about the company's response to COVID-19. Watch clips of the conversation, where he discusses how our Mission guided him and empowered us to put purpose over profit in a time of crisis.

Watch clips here.

Medtronic: It Takes a Village

When slowing the spread of the virus jeopardizes the global flow of life-saving medical devices and supplies, we work together to find solutions
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With thousands of supply chain partners at the ready, we all braced for the challenging road ahead. Demand for ventilators rose practically overnight. So we set out to increase production. In a matter of days, we doubled capacity and introduced 24/7 operations. But as countries began closing borders, restricting imports and exports, suppliers sounded the alarms. The ramp-up was at risk.

McCain Foods Sustainability

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"As the challenges posed by climate change become more acute, the global food system needs to transform significantly. It needs to do so to feed a growing population while reducing its impact on nature. It needs to evolve to adjust to the changing expectations of consumers, and adapt to the disruptions in the food supply chain that are caused by more erratic and extreme weather events. McCain Foods is committed to accelerating our plans to transform our supply chain.

Mohawk Group Unveils DesignFWD Schedule and Speaker Lineup

Three-day virtual summit will include dynamic conversations with award-winning thought leaders, accredited CEUs, product demos and more
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CALHOUN, Ga. July 9, 2020 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Group has officially announced the speaker lineup and schedule for its inaugural Design Forward Virtual Summit, styled DesignFWD, which takes place exclusively online July 15–17. The free digital event will broadcast programming that features industry experts, inspirational speakers, roundtables, webinars, podcasts and more, all thoughtfully curated to inspire attendees — many of whom continue to work remotely.

Finding New Value in Old Plastics

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What if old plastic bottles and wrappers became key ingredients in creating new ones? Through our partnership with Fuenix Ecogy, we’re taking hard-to-recycle plastics to create new polymers for packaging for food and other items.

Mohawk: 100 Years of Believing in Better

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The story of Mohawk Industries is one of innovation, adaptability and a can-do spirit. It’s a true American success story that begins with two New York-based businesses that joined forces to build what would become today’s global flooring leader. It’s also a story of continuously investing in people and products – many of which have helped to create a better world.

Take a look at some of Mohawk’s milestones from the past century in the 2019 Sustainability Snapshot at MohawkSustainability.com.

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