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Healthy Food Starts with Healthy Soil

Why Nestlé Purina is investing in soil health
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By Diane Herndon, Senior Manager of Sustainability, Nestlé Purina

Did you know that there are more living organisms in a tablespoon of healthy soil than there are people living on the planet?

Philips and Dell on Revolutionizing Global Supply Chains – Complimentary Webinar

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For most companies their greatest risks and impacts lie within their supply chains. To truly address areas such as; GHG emissions, Human Rights violations and water usage companies need to work with a whole host of partners.

In a 1-hour webinar debate, you will hear from businesses on how they are driving large scale change in partnership with suppliers, industry associations, NGOs and competitors.

IWBI, USGBC & GIGA Announce Collaboration to Integrate with Material Databases to Help Project Teams and Product Manufacturers

LEED Online, Arc, and WELL Online will tap into GIGA’s ORIGIN data hub
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NEW YORK, December 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™), the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), and GIGA have announced a strategic collaboration to usher in a new era of materials focus, enabling and supporting the further development of performance-driven, healthy, green buildings.

Bringing You a Perfect – and Sustainable – Cup of Joe

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Having a good cup of coffee is a morning ritual for most of us. There’s nothing like the aroma of that first cup.

HP Named Finalist in The Circulars Award Program

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HP has been selected as a Finalist in The Ecolab Award for Circular Economy Tech Disruptor.

The L’OCCITANE Group and Burkina Faso: A Long-term Commitment to Improving the Lives of Burkinabe Women

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GENEVA, December 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The L’OCCITANE Group has been working to improve the lives and working conditions of Burkinabe women for more than 30 years. To measure the impact of its ongoing support, the natural cosmetics and well-being products group conducted a study with Business Call to Action (BCtA), a global inclusive business platform hosted by the United Nations Development Programme.

Business and the Sustainable Development Goals: Why It Matters

by Robert de Jongh, specialist leader, social finance, Deloitte Consulting and Sahba Sobhani, programme advisor for private sector, UNDP
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In an increasingly interconnected, complex and turbulent world, business is navigating uncharted waters. Amidst this uncertainty, the global community came together in a global call to action to guide all stakeholders– including business– in building a more sustainable, equitable and inclusive society. While the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were designed for and approved by governments, they also constitute a global framework for measuring business contributions to society – how companies can ‘win with purpose’.

The Power of Bee Farming for African Women

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Editor’s note: This is the fourth post in our “You Grow, Girl!” series highlighting female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada to the heartland of the U.S. From the western coast of Africa to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series amplifies the voices of female farmers, who play vital roles in agriculture worldwide. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming. (All photos in this post are courtesy of Mel-O Africa Ltd.)

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Editor’s note: This is the fourth post in our “You Grow, Girl!” series highlighting female farmers – from the northern reaches of Canada to the heartland of the U.S. From the western coast of Africa to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series amplifies the voices of female farmers, who play vital roles in agriculture worldwide. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming. (All photos in this post are courtesy of Mel-O Africa Ltd.)

General Mills Deepens Investment in Soil Health With $735,000 Contribution to National Wheat Foundation

Research and education outreach on soil health practices to benefit 125,000 wheat farmers, environment in Great Plain states
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MINNEAPOLIS, November 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - General Mills continues to invest in soil health practices on U.S. agricultural farmland with its latest contribution of $735,000 to the National Wheat Foundation who together with the Soil Health Partnership, will advance widespread adoption and implementation. The funds, equally distributed over the next three years, will be used to conduct soil health research on wheat farms and education outreach to more than 125,000 wheat farmers across the Northern and Southern Plains.

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