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Albertsons Companies Celebrates Dairy Month with Innovative Packaging

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Over the years, we have proudly introduced our brands such as Lucerne®, Open Nature® and O Organics®, all offering an assortment of wholesome dairy products from milk, cheese and butter to yogurt and ice cream and everything in between. While the product quality and taste of these products is a no brainer, our environmental footprint is also of huge importance to our company. As part of our ongoing commitment to sustainability, we continue to explore opportunities to minimize our carbon emissions and reduce the waste output in our facilities.

Bolivian Women Found Opportunity in Oregano

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Editor’s note: This is the latest post in our “You Grow, Girl!” series highlighting female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada to the heartland of the U.S. From the western coast of Africa to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series amplifies the voices of female farmers, who play vital roles in agriculture worldwide. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming. 

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Editor’s note: This is the latest post in our “You Grow, Girl!” series highlighting female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada to the heartland of the U.S. From the western coast of Africa to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series amplifies the voices of female farmers, who play vital roles in agriculture worldwide. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming. 

How Supporting Diverse Suppliers Supports Local Economies and More

by Darlene Owens, Global Supplier Diversity Program Manager
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For entrepreneurs, having a great product or service is only the first step toward success. The next steps include finding capital, connections, contracts and customers. For many woman-owned and minority-owned firms, gaining access to these vital resources can be a challenge.

Fair Trade Seafood at Work: Cleaning up Mexico’s Altata Bay

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Altata Bay is home to four Fair Trade, small-scale shrimp harvesting cooperatives. Fishermen who comprise these cooperatives voted as a group to put part of their Community Development Funds toward multiple bay clean-ups, including underwater clean-up by local certified divers and shoreline clean-up with help from the entire community and local schools.

Come Take a Look via Dell’s Supply Chain Virtual Reality Customer Tours

by Jennifer Allison, Vice President, Supply Chain Sustainability
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Championing Transparency – Leadership That Everyone Can See

Transparency is an increasing and transformational trend, with vehicles such as social media and virtual reality now providing unprecedented abilities and responsibilities in sharing thoughts and experiences with others.

A Better Approach to Sustainability Is a Better Approach to Business

by George Bandy, Vice President of Sustainability, Mohawk Industries
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Is sustainability really good for business? We at Mohawk have proven the answer is unequivocally yes. We have seen firsthand that being a leader in the flooring industry and being able to leave a handprint — or net positive impact — are not mutually exclusive.

Mohawk’s Commitment to Sustainability: Circular Economy

Why waste it when we can use it? The world’s leading flooring company views waste as an opportunity to create beautiful floor coverings.
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Mohawk believes in leaving a bigger handprint than a footprint. One of the ways we stand by this guiding tenet is through contributing to a circular economy and involving our customers from start to finish. Within our product manufacturing processes, we use post-consumer materials as our raw materials, which are then transformed into beautiful flooring products. Additionally, through our carpet recycling program, ReCover, Mohawk retrieves and donates old carpeting to nonprofit organizations, diverting flooring from the landfill.

Improving the Sustainability of Cocoa Grown in West Africa

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Editor’s note: This is the fourth story in a series focusing on our commitment to sustainably source the top ten priority ingredients used in General Mills products.

How an Indonesian Coconut Plantation Inspired Mars' “Aha Moment” on Sustainability

By Tom Murray, Forbes Contributor
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You likely know Mars as the company behind leading brands like M&M’s®, PEDIGREE® pet food, and UNCLE BEN’S® rice.

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