Supply Chain & the Circular Economy CSR News

Can You Imagine Overseeing the Safety of Thousands of Product Ingredients? This Johnson & Johnson Scientist Can

By Kurt Reynertson, as told to Nicole Frehsee Mazur
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Ever wonder what's in the mouthwash, lotion or shampoo you use? Kurt Reynertson knows everything there is to know about the ingredients in the company's consumer products—and the measures Johnson & Johnson takes to keep you safe.

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Ever wonder what's in the mouthwash, lotion or shampoo you use? Kurt Reynertson knows everything there is to know about the ingredients in the company's consumer products—and the measures Johnson & Johnson takes to keep you safe.

How Intel Uses Its Supply Chain to Fight Modern Slavery

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We've worked with suppliers to build a strong system to detect and address forced and bonded labor in our supply chain. Our policies require no employee passports to be withheld and no fees charged to workers to obtain or keep their employment. To date, these policies have resulted in $14 million in fees returned by suppliers to workers.

Sustainability of Cotton: A United Effort

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Garry Bell, VP Corporate Marketing and Communications talks about the increasing collaboration among farmers, cotton associations, government and brands to continuously improve the footprint of growing cotton. 

Q: Do you feel that cotton is a more sustainable resource vs. synthetic fibers?

VALVERT launches 100% recycled plastic bottle

A First for Nestlé Waters in Europe
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It’s a first for Valvert, our Belgian natural mineral water, and a European first for Nestlé Waters. A sustainable water in a more sustainable bottle: Valvert launches today its new bottle made entirely from recycled plastic (rPET). This innovation is one of the tangible proofs of Nestlé's worldwide commitment to make its packaging 100% reusable or recyclable by 2025. It is another important step in Nestlé Waters’ approach to tackling packaging waste and protecting water resources.

Commercial, Industrial Manufacturers Press for Sustainability, Rethink Energy Options

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By Jason Abiecunas, Director of Distributed Energy Resources; Daniel Chang, Market Development Services Lead for Distributed Energy Resources; and Randal Kaufman, Sales Director for Black & Veatch’s Transformative Technologies business

The changing energy landscape is prodding businesses to rethink how they use and manage electricity, and 3M Co.’s aggressive shift to renewable energy illustrates that thirst for sustainability.

Introducing Our 2030 Social Impact Vision: Progress Made Real

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This post is authored by Chris Fraser, Chief Responsibility Officer, Dell Technologies & Brian Reaves, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Dell Technologies

Hallmark 2018 Sustainability Progress

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Changes in the marketplace are always at play. As Hallmark builds toward its vision of a more emotionally connected world, it also focuses on what the company can do to sustain it.

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Changes in the marketplace are always at play. As Hallmark builds toward its vision of a more emotionally connected world, it also focuses on what the company can do to sustain it.

Ecolab Ahead of Pace to Save Enough Water for 1 Billion People

2018 sustainability report highlights how the company is helping businesses accelerate meaningful change
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July 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies, has released its 2018 corporate sustainability report, Accelerating Meaningful Change, which highlights its work with leading companies throughout the world to reduce environmental impact and drive cost savings. The 2018 publication is Ecolab’s 12th annual corporate sustainability report. 
 

Applegate Kicks Off National Hot Dog Month With Animal Welfare Certified Franks

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BRIDGEWATER, N.J., July 8, 2019 /3BL Media/  July is National Hot Dog Month and with Americans set to down 150 million of them on Independence Day alone, Applegate, the producer of the nation’s leading natural and organic meat brand, announced that its iconic The Cleaner Wiener™ hot dogs will carry a premier mark of higher animal welfare standards: the Global Animal Partnership (GAP) seal.

Breaking Down Local and National Efforts to Improve Food Security in the U.S.

Words by Thomas Schueneman
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This article series is sponsored by General Mills and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

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