Supply Chain & the Circular Economy CSR News

SC Johnson Partners With Molecoola to Increase Recycling in Brazil

Consumers in São Paulo Can Now Earn Rewards for Recycling Common Household Materials
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RACINE, Wis., October 30, 2019 /3BL Media/– SC Johnson today announced a partnership with reverse logistics startup Molecoola to sponsor recycling centers in São Paulo, Brazil, reinforcing the company’s commitment to recycling and sustainability. Consumers can return empty products from any of SC Johnson’s well-known brands, including Mr Muscle®, Glade® and OFF!®, at any of Molecoola’s locations and earn points that can be redeemed using app technology for goods and services. The points can also be used for charitable donations to communities in São Paulo.

Addressing the British Food Waste Problem

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Although the U.K. is one of the richest countries in the world, many people are struggling to afford food while there are estimates that up to 95% of a supermarket’s surplus food goes to waste. Inspired by this, a group of Legg Mason employees in London volunteered with The Felix Project, a charity which collects surplus food from supermarkets and wholesalers and delivers it to more than 200 charities and schools across the capital.

Timberland Announces Partnership to Build Leather Supply Chain From Regenerative Ranches

Partnership with Other Half Processing is brand’s latest commitment to help reduce its carbon footprint and build a greener future
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STRATHAM, N.H., October 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today announced a new partnership with Other Half Processing to build a responsible leather supply chain sourced from ranches that employ regenerative practices.

Strengthening Supply Chain Reporting

GRI launches business leadership forum
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Is your business driving sustainability and transparency in your supply chain? Do you find it challenging to connect supply chain responsibility and sustainability reporting? How can you make your supply chain more transparent?

Explore these and other questions and share your insights with a group of like-minded peers in the Business Leadership Forum on Strengthening Supply Chain Reporting, delivered by GRI – provider of the world’s leading sustainability reporting standards.  

Four Reasons Food Safety Is Not Just for World Food Day

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When I used to sit down with friends and family to enjoy a meal together I didn’t think much about where the food I ate was coming from. All of that changed when I moved into a role leading a team that focuses on addressing some of the biggest food safety challenges facing the global food supply chain.  

Afore XXI Banorte Adopta el Código de Conducta Profesional de Gestores de Inversión del CFA Institute

Afore XXI Banorte es la primera Administradora de Fondos para el Retiro en México en adoptar el Código
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  • Afore XXI Banorte es la primera Administradora de Fondos para el Retiro en México en adoptar el Código
  • Al adoptar el Código, Afore XXI Banorte confirma su compromiso para actuar en el mejor interés de sus 8.6 millones de clientes
  • El Código representa un punto de referencia internacional sobre el desempeño ético y profesional de los gestores de inversiones
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  • Afore XXI Banorte es la primera Administradora de Fondos para el Retiro en México en adoptar el Código
  • Al adoptar el Código, Afore XXI Banorte confirma su compromiso para actuar en el mejor interés de sus 8.6 millones de clientes
  • El Código representa un punto de referencia internacional sobre el desempeño ético y profesional de los gestores de inversiones

Responsible Business Alliance Announces Compass Awards Winners

RBA 2019 Awards Recognize CSR Leadership, Innovation and Implementation
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., October 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the winners of its 2019 Compass Awards program recognizing corporate social responsibility (CSR) excellence across three categories: Leadership, Innovation and Implementation.

The primary objective of the Compass Awards is to recognize efforts of RBA members, their factories and suppliers that lead to meaningful, positive change in line with the RBA's vision and mission. The award submissions will also serve as examples of successful actions that other companies can emulate.

Reducing Our Footprint

As Mohawk continues to grow, we remain focused on minimizing environmental impact
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As Mohawk works to leave positive handprints in communities around the world, we haven’t lost sight of the environmental footprint of our own facilities. While our businesses operate in a decentralized manner, all are working toward shared goals of reducing our use of natural resources. Across Mohawk, we are closing in on our 2020 goals, set in 2010, to decrease energy, GHG, water and waste-to-intensity by 25%.

Freeport Cobalt, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Recognized for Responsible Mineral Sourcing

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January 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Freeport Cobalt, a Freeport-McMoRan company, was recognized as a Conformant Refiner by the Responsible Minerals Initiative for its ethical processing of responsibly sourced minerals.

The certification by this international group validates the company's commitment to producing materials from responsibly sourced cobalt. More than 65 percent of the world's cobalt supply is sourced from conflict-affected and high-risk areas such as the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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