Supply Chain & the Circular Economy CSR News

The Solvable Problem Challenge: Submit Your Idea by February 28

Submit a Solvable Problem to be considered for PYXERA Global's 2018 Global Engagement Forum: Live
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WASHINGTON, January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Do you know of a solvable problem within the United Nations' Global Goals that could be solved with the right resources, network, and collaboration?

Sunny Verghese Appointed New WBCSD Chair

Elected for two years, he is the first Asia-based and agri-sector Chair
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GENEVA, January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Mr Sunny Verghese last week officially took up his role as the new Chair of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the global, CEO-led organization dedicated to accelerating the transition to a sustainable world.

As Co-Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of Olam International, one of the largest agri-businesses globally, Mr Verghese is the first WBCSD Chair from the agri-sector. He succeeds Mr Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, as WBCSD Chair on 1 January 2018 and will serve a two-year term.

Ecolab to Receive World Environment Center’s 2018 Gold Medal Award for Corporate Sustainability

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January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that its 34th annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to Ecolab. The Chief Executive Officer of Ecolab will accept the Gold Medal Award on Thursday, May 17, 2018, during the Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Nikki Reed and Dell Turn E-Waste into New Treasures with Recycled Gold Jewelry Collection

Dell’s collaboration with Reed’s business, Bayou with Love, marks latest in the company’s efforts to put recycled materials back to work
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Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas– January 9, 2018               

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  • Dell and Nikki Reed unveil The Circular Collection by Bayou with Love, a jewelry line made from gold recovered from computer motherboards
  • Collaboration brings visibility to the importance and value of recycling, sustainable design and circular economy
  • Dell announces industry first pilot to reuse gold from e-waste in millions of new motherboards including Latitude 5285 2-in-1
  • Gold reclamation process created by Dell partner, Wistron GreenTech, has a 99% lower environmental impact than traditionally mined gold
  • Supports Dell’s pledge to recycle 100 million pounds of recycled content into its product portfolio by 2020
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Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas– January 9, 2018               

News summary

  • Dell and Nikki Reed unveil The Circular Collection by Bayou with Love, a jewelry line made from gold recovered from computer motherboards
  • Collaboration brings visibility to the importance and value of recycling, sustainable design and circular economy
  • Dell announces industry first pilot to reuse gold from e-waste in millions of new motherboards including Latitude 5285 2-in-1
  • Gold reclamation process created by Dell partner, Wistron GreenTech, has a 99% lower environmental impact than traditionally mined gold
  • Supports Dell’s pledge to recycle 100 million pounds of recycled content into its product portfolio by 2020

Our Global E-Waste Challenge and the Need for Leadership

By Trisa Thompson, Sr. VP and Chief Responsibility Officer at Dell
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Trisa Thompson, Senior Vice President and Chief Responsibility Officer at Dell, shares in her article on thecirculars.org the growing challenge we face in dealing with the global rise of e-waste. Thompson shares some of the key barriers to innovation as well as provides insight into the work Dell is doing to lead the change. 

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Trisa Thompson, Senior Vice President and Chief Responsibility Officer at Dell, shares in her article on thecirculars.org the growing challenge we face in dealing with the global rise of e-waste. Thompson shares some of the key barriers to innovation as well as provides insight into the work Dell is doing to lead the change. 

WEC and DFGE Expand Their Partnership to Foster Transparent CSR Information

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World Environment Center (WEC) and DFGE Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy will expand their cooperation to help organizations to better integrate Sustainability Intelligence into companies’ daily business from a corporate as well as from a global perspective. First outcome of the partnership will be another webinar in March 2018 addressing "Climate-related Disclosures and Investment Decisions".

Press Release

World Environment Center (WEC) and DFGE Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy will expand their cooperation to help organizations to better integrate Sustainability Intelligence into companies’ daily business from a corporate as well as from a global perspective. First outcome of the partnership will be another webinar in March 2018 addressing "Climate-related Disclosures and Investment Decisions".

Sappi North America's Key Performance Indicators: Solid Waste

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Our pulp and paper products are derived from renewable resources, made with high levels of renewable energy, and are designed to be reused or recycled. While it is difficult to identify a more sustainable industry than forest products, not all companies perform equally when it comes to operating safely and sustainably. We track our progress annually, and in the following pages offer an updated view of our performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility.

Internationally Recognized Sustainability Certifications Extended Into Turkey

SCS Global Services Partners With DOĞA HSE Group
Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif., January 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with DOĞA HSE Group to extend SCS’ internationally recognized sustainability services into Turkey. DOĞA will serve as SCS’ local representative in Turkey, offering a range of sustainability services and certifications for products and manufacturers.

Case Study: GUESS Jeans Taking Leaps in CSR Reporting to Create Positive Impacts

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GUESS Jeans recently began reporting using the GRI framework. We spoke with Jaclyn Allen, Senior Sustainability Manager at GUESS?, Inc., who told us how the Los Angeles-based clothing brand and retailer is benefiting from sustainability reporting.

The First 2018 'Year in Review'

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By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

Here is the very first “year in review” you will read for 2018.

Yes, 2018.

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