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Smithfield Foods 2017 Sustainability Report: Innovative Prime Fresh Packaging Video

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Smithfield’s new Prime Fresh Delicatessen pre-packed lunchmeat line uses proprietary, minimalist packaging that is designed to look like the meat was just sliced at the deli counter.

INFOGRAPHIC: Environmental Stewardship at Smithfield Foods

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Learn more about Smithfield’s ambitious goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and its progress toward its 2020 environmental targets in its 2017 Sustainability Report at

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SCS' Stanley Mathuram to Speak at International Sustainable Cities Conference

Science-Based Metrics, Environmental Product Declarations, and More to be Covered
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Green building professionals, building owners, architects, specifiers and manufacturers convene this coming weekend in San José, Costa Rica, May 17-18, for a conference featuring the latest updates in environmental and sustainability innovation in the building sector.

AccountAbility Updates Signature Sustainability & Performance Guidance

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LONDON and NEW YORK,  May 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The 2018 AccountAbility Principles

AccountAbility is today releasing its next-generation sustainability management framework and guidance –  the 2018 AccountAbility Principles. The AA1000AP (2018) is a timely, informed update to the firm’s internationally accepted, principles-based approach to sustainability management for the 21st century.

Meet Latha and Gautam, Mother and Son in Tirrupur

She worked hard to create a better future for her son. Now, he wants to do the same for her in return.

In July 2017, some of the workers at Bestitch Knits in Tiruppur, India, the Fair Trade Certified™ factory where Latha Maheshwari works, learned that her 18-year-old son, Gautam, needed help paying for his third semester fee for higher education to be able to stay in school. When workers brought this up at their Fair Trade Committee meeting, the group decided they wanted to help.

How Taiwanese Companies Are Responding to the Sustainable Development Goals

By Richard Chen, Manager, Veda International Corporation

Climate change is a global challenge, and financial, supply chain and other related risks derived from climate change are among the top of the list of potential major impact risks. Taiwanese companies, like many global companies around the world, are beginning to realize the severity of the situation. Taiwanese businesses are using the Sustainable Development Goals to help guide progress and business operations for the future.

Spilling the Beans: Peru's Coffee Value Chain in a Changing Climate

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Climate change will affect Peru’s northeastern coffee region across all links in the crop’s value chain, though primary production will be impacted most significantly, according to a recent study from the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT).

La Prensa Gráfica: Premiarán a entidades que promuevan la innovación de mipymes


Le Groupe-conseil baastel Itée (Baastel), y RioSlum Studio organizaron el concurso “El Poder de Crecer”. Este es impulsado por una coalición de organizaciones denominada la Red de Innovación e Impacto, y es financiada con fondos del Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos.

La iniciativa busca identificar organizaciones especializadas en el desarrollo de las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas (mipymes) en la región y reconocer su aporta al crecimiento económico de los países otorgándoles recursos, según un comunicado publicado por las entidades que convocan al certamen.


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