Supply Chain & the Circular Economy CSR News

Schneider Electric's Award Winning Sustainable Supply Chain

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Globally, 90+ billion tons of natural resources are used per year — of which 8% is #Recycled. Schneider Electric is making sure 100% of transport packing comes from recycled or certified sources by 2020 in support of a circular economy. 
 
Schneider Electric was recently named one of Gartner’s top 25 supply chains in the world. EVP Global Supply Chain Annette Clayton speaks to the strengths and uniqueness of the supply chain at Schneider Electric.
 

Baton Rouge and eBay Announce Economic Development Initiatives

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is now the sixth city globally to join eBay’s Retail Revival program and the second to join eBay@Home.
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Today, eBay CEO Devin Wenig joined Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome in Baton Rouge to celebrate two economic initiatives with the city — the expansion of Retail Revival and eBay@Home to Baton Rouge.

New Holland Construction Sends Zero Waste to Landfill at Its Contagem Plant in Brazil

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New Holland Construction, a brand of CNH Industrial, has adopted a Waste Treatment Program and reached this impressive target for 2019, ahead of environmental legislation.

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New Holland Construction, a brand of CNH Industrial, has adopted a Waste Treatment Program and reached this impressive target for 2019, ahead of environmental legislation.

Formalizing Sustainability: Kentucky Bourbon Industry Collaborates with BIER

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Kentucky Bourbon industry releases results of first environmental benchmarking study with BIER.

Sustainability is nothing new to Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. In fact, it’s a way of life for businesses that are often family-operated and dependent upon natural resources, like wood, water, and grains.

Cast Your Vote for the 2019 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Finalists

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Our third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. The Challenge is open to students and recent alumni from any college or university.

$300,000 USD in prize money will help accelerate the adoption of breakthrough technology, products, and services that drive economic development and/or solve social or environmental problems.

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Our third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. The Challenge is open to students and recent alumni from any college or university.

$300,000 USD in prize money will help accelerate the adoption of breakthrough technology, products, and services that drive economic development and/or solve social or environmental problems.

FedEx Multiplies Opportunities Around the World: 2019 Global Citizenship Report

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FedEx multiplies opportunities using our vast network, which reaches more than 99 percent of the world’s GDP. The 2019 Global Citizenship Report showcases how our networks connect people and possibilities, creating growth for customers, good for our community, potential for our people and efficiencies for the environment.

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Our network multiplies growth by empowering entrepreneurship, enabling global trade, supporting job growth and e-commerce. Through our networks, we drive growth and lift economies wherever we operate. In FY18, FedEx:

Bloomberg News, Washington Post Join One Free Press Coalition

By: Gerry Smith, Bloomberg
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Over a dozen news outlets, including Bloomberg News, BuzzFeed and the Washington Post, have joined a coalition that’s raising awareness about press freedom worldwide.

Read more on bloomberg.com

By Any Measure: How Small Improvements Lead to Big Gains in Efficiency

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The data is clear: paying attention to metrics improves performance. When we track our fitness and nutrition, we acquire small insights that lead to corresponding changes in our behavior, and we end up feeling better. When we live by a budget, we save more money. And when we meticulously track farm inputs like fertilizer and pesticide, we end up using less.

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The data is clear: paying attention to metrics improves performance. When we track our fitness and nutrition, we acquire small insights that lead to corresponding changes in our behavior, and we end up feeling better. When we live by a budget, we save more money. And when we meticulously track farm inputs like fertilizer and pesticide, we end up using less.

Companies Laying Groundwork for Global Circular Economy

Key Updates on the Progress toward Circular Business Models at SB’19 Detroit, June 3-6
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – A growing number of companies across multiple industries are finding business opportunities in eliminating waste from their operations and keeping products and materials in use. Finding new life for existing products, implementing extended producer responsibility initiatives and redesigning products to virtually eliminate waste from the onset are giving innovative companies the edge.

BIER Launches New Website, Showcasing Beverage Industry Sustainability

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May 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) is excited to raise a glass in celebration of the release of their new website, bieroundtable.com.

Through responsive and mobile-friendly design, enhanced search capabilities, and a new publication library, among other enhancements, the new BIER website makes it easier for visitors to learn more about sustainability leadership and best practices in the beverage industry, to browse BIER work products, and to find out how to become a BIER member.

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