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Non-GMO Project Verification Takes Food Manufacturers by Storm

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As one of the fastest growing value-added labels in modern grocery history, the Non-GMO Project Verified label has tapped into one of the core memes of the current zeitgeist – the quest for authenticity.  As food and agricultural technologies advance with ever increasing speed, so too, it seems, does the demand for simplification, a harkening back to the way things were.

Schneider Electric: A Veteran Company at Technology's Cutting Edge

Artificial intelligence and machine learning: When it comes to supply chain processes, there's hype — and there's reality.
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Some think of the technology as disruptive, but at its current level of maturity, AI is really more of a “foundational technology,” says Brian Tessier, vice president of global supply chain innovation at Schneider Electric. You could place it on the maturity curve near blockchain, he says.

When It Comes to Fighting Ocean-Bound Waste, Collaboration Is Key

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In the UK right now, there is a huge spotlight on the crisis being created in our seas by plastic waste. The reality of the situation is scary – and hard to ignore. Every single year, 8 million metric tons of plastic enter our seas, endangering marine life and polluting our waters. And it’s not just marine life being affected.

How One Farm is Harnessing Waste to Improve Soil Health and Put the Best Mushrooms on Your Pizza

The growers at Mother Earth Organic Mushrooms are part of an awesome cycle of care
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By Ryan Riddle, MS

When you take a bite of a hot slice of California Pizza Kitchen’s Mushroom and Green Onion pizza, you’re surely not thinking of mushroom farms, organic soil and sustainability.

Next time, perhaps you will.

No Time to Waste Our Waste: What Does It Take to Create a Recycling Movement?

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Nowadays, “plastic” can sound to some like a four-letter word.  That is not entirely without reason. Mismanaged waste, of all kinds, too often is ending up at the side of the road, in fields and meadows, meandering through our streams, choking our waterways and entering our oceans. We can all agree that this is simply unacceptable. 

There are a many reasons why plastics, such as polyethylene terephthalate (PET), have become so commonplace in our world – they’re safe, lightweight, resilient, and most importantly, they are recyclable.

Feature: Diversifying the Supply Chain

by Leila Hawkins
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Diversifying the supply chain is of the utmost importance to ensuring the greatest possible choice of goods and services. The most obvious advantages are cost and efficiency, but it also comes down to sustainability and, ultimately, reputation….

Diverse human talent

CBRE Achieves National Equality Standard in Property Advisor First

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LONDON, February 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Following a robust assessment process, CBRE UK Ltd., the world's leading real estate advisor has been awarded the National Equality Standard (NES). CBRE is the first property services provider to achieve this accolade and the 22nd UK company overall.

Wendy’s Chili Recipe Isn’t Your Family Recipe… but It’s Pretty Darn Close

By Liliana Esposito
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Wendy’s Pays Tribute to Signature Menu Item on National Chili Day

There’s something to be said about the level of comfort a bowl of chili can bring. When it comes to our list of menu items we wish we could snuggle, chili definitely tops the list. Hey, don’t act like you’ve never dreamt of snuggling up to a big ole’ bowl of chili by the fire on a cold winter night. We digress… But, it is National Chili Day so let’s dive into the history of this signature item that’s been on our menu since our early days.

UPS to Deploy First Electric Truck to Rival Cost of Conventional Fuel Vehicles

Collaboration with Workhorse Group on new, zero emission vehicles is industry first
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ATLANTA, February 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it  plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks that will be comparable in acquisition cost to conventional-fueled trucks without any subsidies – an industry first that is breaking a key barrier to large scale fleet adoption. The company is collaborating with Workhorse Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WKHS) to design the vehicles from the ground up, with zero tailpipe emissions.

PANDORA | An Ethical Brand with a Big Heart

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PANDORA releases the annual Ethics Report for 2017/18 showcasing the company’s aspirations, efforts and great results that have been achieved as part of PANDORA’s commitment to being an ethical brand with a big heart.

In 2017 we continued the growth of our business without compromising on our high ethical standards and environmentally friendly initiatives. It underlies our commitment to running a responsible business, and I believe that we are all very proud of that,” says Anders Colding Friis, CEO of PANDORA.

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