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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.

Interview with Evan Toporek, CEO of Alternative Apparel: From Engineering to Apparel

From joining the Alternative Apparel team as its fifth employee, CEO Evan Toporek has seen the brand evolve into what it is today.
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By Laurel Mintz, Founder and CEO, Elevate My Brand

Bacardi Notches Sustainability Wins

By Neat Pour Staff
Article

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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Nespresso Revives Zimbabwe’s Coffee Production

Press Release

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, September 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Nespresso announced today a long-term investment plan to revive Zimbabwe’s coffee industry and stimulate the rural economy.

The company will provide training and technical assistance to 400 smallholder coffee farmers over the next five years, with the goal of increasing the country’s production of quality sustainable coffee.

Advancing and Assessing Our Legacy of Good

As 2020 nears, we review how our Net Positive (10x20) goal has challenged us and inspired us to build Dell’s culture of sustainability.
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How do we quantify the positive social and environmental benefits of using Dell technology? How do we quantify the negative impacts? And how do we compare the two?

JetBlue Accepting Applications for BlueBud Business Mentoring Program to Help Burgeoning Brands Take Flight

Summary: 

-- BlueBud Provides Innovative Companies with a Chance to Learn What It Takes to Get Their Products Onboard Commercial Aircraft Directly from JetBlue Leaders --

-- Applications Currently Being Accepted from Small Businesses in New York and Boston --

Press Release

-- BlueBud Provides Innovative Companies with a Chance to Learn What It Takes to Get Their Products Onboard Commercial Aircraft Directly from JetBlue Leaders --

-- Applications Currently Being Accepted from Small Businesses in New York and Boston --

High-End Woodworking Company Improves Energy Efficiency and Performance with New Vacuum Pumps

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by Greg Marciniak

Modern Woodcrafts creates architectural interiors for a variety of retail, institutional, corporate and hospitality spaces. Their recent projects include renovating the Tiffany & Co stores in the Bal Harbor Florida shops, and furnishing and installing the perimeter fixtures and custom showcases for Lux Bond & Green’s fourth retail location.

INFOGRAPHIC | Bacardi Limited Highlights Sustainability Achievements of Good Spirited Initiative

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Bacardi Limited announced the compilation of results of its environmental sustainability goals made in 2014 and expanded its “Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future” environmental initiative to now encompass the company’s entire Corporate Responsibility (CR) platform.

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