Supply Chain & the Circular Economy CSR News

Webinar Series: Engaging Suppliers With EDF Climate Corps

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Greening the Global Shopping Cart will be hosting a four-part webinar series highlighting EDF Climate Corps - with a focus on sustainable supply chain management.

The series will feature subject experts, including past participating EDF Climate Corps hosts and fellows, and offer best practices for prioritizing, planning and leading on engaging with suppliers on the following topics:

Mars, Inc Launches New Report That Highlights Its Commitment Towards a Healthy Planet

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When we launched our Sustainable in a Generation Plan just one year ago, we knew it was a critical moment. A range of issues continue to face our global community—including climate change, poverty, obesity and water stress. That’s why we decided to invest more than $1 billion to start tackling them within our own supply chain.

From Farm to Blockchain: Walmart Tracks Its Lettuce

The giant retailer will begin requiring lettuce and spinach suppliers to contribute to a blockchain database that can rapidly pinpoint contamination.
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When dozens of people across the country got sick from eating contaminated romaine lettuce this spring, Walmart did what many grocers would do: It cleared every shred off its shelves, just to be safe.

Caterpillar's Product Stewardship

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Product stewardship covers the full lifespan of our equipment – from the supply chain to the customer’s job site to remanufacturing. This means taking active steps to reduce potential environmental, health and safety impacts, as well as optimizing operational quality and efficiency throughout the life of the product. Click here to learn more about how we accomplish this through the following:

Agriculture: The Missing Piece of the Climate Puzzle

by Mary Mazzoni
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By 2050, countries around the world must find a way to produce more food than they have in the past 8,000 years to accommodate population growth—all while minimizing the agricultural sector’s contribution to climate change.

Symantec Makes Sustainable Food Choices

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At Symantec's cafe in Mountain View, California Executive Chef Robert Sapirman purchases cage-free eggs and sustainable seafood, sources locally, and supports the small farmers doing things right. This October, Symantec hosts its first Less Meet Monday to reduce GHG emissions and show diners how delicious plant-based proteins can be.

Learn more about how you can do your part to support a sustainable food system.

Society Is Counting on Us to Take Action on Sustainability and We Are Stepping Up

By Grant F. Reid
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As world leaders came together in New York this week for the United Nations General Assembly and Climate Week, it is more important than ever that this convening yields significant action and partnership between business, governments and NGOs. Society is counting on those with leadership responsibility to take action on the big issues facing our global community— including climate change, poverty, obesity, water stress and damage to the world’s ecosystems.

Our Commitment to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By Kevin Igli, Chief Environmental Officer
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As the Chief Environmental Officer for Tyson Foods, I have the pleasure of leading a dedicated team of environmental professionals who collaborate to make sure the company sets strategic goals and makes informed decisions for managing our environmental footprint. Protecting the environment and conserving natural resources is essential for maintaining clean air, water and land in the communities we serve—and we want to be part of the solution.

New California Dam Built With Black & Veatch’s Management Help Reaches Key Milestone

Replacement dam supplants earthen one long considered seismically unsafe near San Francisco, ensuring reliability of region’s water supply
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SUNOL, Calif., September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Seventeen years after being deemed seismically vulnerable and having its capacity restricted, a San Francisco-area dam and reservoir near an active fault line soon will be at full volume, thanks to a new dam that ensures a reliable water supply to millions of residents.

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