Supply Chain & the Circular Economy CSR News

Sheryl Telford, VP of EHS & Corporate Responsibility at the Chemours Company, Joins WEC Board

Press Release

October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sheryl Telford to its board of directors.

Learning From Real-life Examples: Collaborating to Design a Boys & Girls Club Playbook

by Season Eckardt
Blog

Last week, we partnered with Stanford Social Innovation Review, Charles Schwab and Boys & Girls Club of America to host a webinar around creating long-term sustainable partnerships, or what we refer to as sticky relationships.

Dow, Keep America Beautiful to Award Up to Another $100,000 in Hefty® EnergyBag® Grants in 2019

Application for grants, which will help communities establish local waste recovery programs, open through Jan. 31, 2019
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Dow Chemical Company is again teaming up with national nonprofit and long-standing collaborator Keep America Beautiful to award up to $100,000 in grants for organizations to establish Hefty® EnergyBag® programs in their communities.

3 Myths About Sustainability and Business

By Jean-Pascal Tricoire
Blog

Before us lies a great opportunity — for the economy, for the health of our cities and businesses, and much more.

How NRG Keeps Its Supply Chain Sustainable

Article

In today’s global economy, virtually no organization is fully vertically integrated. This makes sustainability relevant across a company’s entire value chain. After setting an ambitious goal addressing downstream avoidance of customer greenhouse gas emissions, NRG is one of the first in its sector to include its supply chain as part of its sustainability commitments. This makes strong business sense because sustainable supply chains are inherently more efficient, transparent and resilient.

Cisco Employees Spend a Week Going Green

Blog

This post was guest written by Pauline Vogl, Project Manager, Sustainable Business Practices at Cisco.

The leaves on the trees may no longer be green, but Cisco employees are! Despite the changing of the seasons, employees across Cisco spent last week participating in local, environmentally-friendly activities to reduce their carbon footprints.

The Global Engagement Forum: Live Convenes Leaders for Cross-Sector Collaboration

Press Release

WASHINGTON, October 17,2018 /3BL Media/ – Last week, the 2018 Global Engagement Forum: Live convened leaders and experts from business, government, and nonprofit organizations to collaborate around solving specific problems within the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Hosted by PYXERA Global, the Forum convened over 300 leaders, experts, and stakeholders in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. 

Keep America Beautiful Advances Effort to Recycle More and Recycle Right Ahead of America Recycles Day

Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., October 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative that takes place on and in the weeks leading into Nov. 15, recognizes the economic, environmental and social benefits of recycling, and provides an educational platform to raise awareness about the value of reducing, reusing and recycling – every day – throughout the year.

Foldit – a Year on: Over 1,000 Gamers Help to Combat the Most Powerful Foodborne Carcinogen

By David Crean
Blog

Originally published on LinkedIn

Exactly a year ago on World Food Day 2017, Mars and some of our global partners, said “game on!” to a toxin pervasive in many food supply chains - aflatoxin. Since then people from around the world have been working to investigate new approaches with the objective of creating the demise of aflatoxin. In this case, with a computer simulation called Foldit.

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