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M&S & Interface on SDGs Integration – Webinar Recordings

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Businesses are increasingly asked to integrate the SDGs into all business operations.

Recently Ethical Corporation conducted an in-depth 1-hour webinar with industry experts to understand how you successfully integrate the SDGs into your operations. Hear from Marks & Spencer, Interface, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and SABMiller on:

Improve Business Performance Through Sustainability Benchmarking Webinar

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Join us for a free webinar on September 26, 2018 with two of the field's foremost sustainability practitioners – global trainers and consultants on CSR strategy and reporting – and designers of the world’s largest database of ‘external’ Sustainability/ESG ratings. Sean Flynn, Founder of One 4 All CSR, and Cynthia Figge, CEO and Cofounder of CSRHub and Cofounder of EKOS International, provide insight into sustainability tools for benchmarking company CSR performance, and "lessons learned” on CSR ratings improvement.

Emilio Tenuta, Vice President of Corporate Sustainability at Ecolab, Joins WEC Board

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September 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Emilio Tenuta, vice president of Corporate Sustainability at Ecolab, to its board of directors.  

How Sappi Ensures Responsible Wood and Fiber Sourcing

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Responsible manufacturing begins with responsible sourcing. For the wood products industry, it is paramount that our natural resources are used wisely. In the US, a strong legal framework has shaped and upheld responsible forestry practices for generations. The Clean Water Act first established the requirement for best management practices (BMPs) in the 1970s. Forestry BMPs have been evaluated, tested, revised, and adapted over time by each state. Third-party certification standards have led to additional improvements and provide a scalable assurance mechanism for stakeholders.

Regenerative Manufacturing at a Tipping Point

Revised Standards and new Innovative Product Certifications are Highlights at Living Product Expo, September 11-13 in Pittsburgh
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PITTSBURGH, September 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Since its release in 2014, the Living Product Challenge has scaled across industries, products categories, and whole product portfolios at leading manufacturing companies, enabled by a growing network of partners who are helping to make good on the promise of “healthy products for everyone.”  The Living Product Challenge (LPC) 2.0 was released today at the Living Product Expo i

PepsiCo Is Launching an Accelerator Program

by Danielle Wiener-Bronner
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PepsiCo will fund startups to learn how they do business and stay on top of the hottest food trends.

The company announced on Thursday that it is launching a North American accelerator program to help food and beverage startups grow.

The six-month program, Nutrition Greenhouse, gives ten startups $20,000 each and matches them with a mentor from Pepsi. The mentors will offer guidance on strategy, fundraising, product development, supply chain management and more.

At the end of the program, a winner will receive an additional $100,000.

Bacardi Notches Sustainability Wins

By Neat Pour Staff
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Sustainability is no longer a little-known cause pushed by a small group of activists. The environment is officially a major player in the drinks industry, factoring into the calculations of big brands. Bacardi is one heavyweight producer leading the charge. The company officially released the results of their three year push towards sustainability and admittedly, it’s pretty impressive. Pushing ahead, Bacardi also announced some ambitious goals to keep up the momentum.

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From Treatment to Prevention - Shifting Focus of Reporting on Waste

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Businesses have a direct influence on the production of their goods and play a major role in reducing waste generation. Updating the GRI disclosures on waste will emphasize ‘prevent’ over ‘treat’.

Hormel Foods Shares Food Journey Progress in 12th Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

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Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the launch of its 12th annual corporate responsibility (CR) report. The report is available online at https://csr.hormelfoods.com/ and includes information about the company’s CR progress in fiscal 2017.

Hormel Foods Shares Food Journey Progress in 12th Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., September 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the launch of its 12th annual corporate responsibility (CR) report.

The report is available online at https://csr.hormelfoods.com/ and includes information about the company’s CR progress in fiscal 2017.

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