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An Important Day for the Future of Agriculture

Farmers are hungry for innovation. Consumers and our planet will benefit from supporting them!
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Liam Condon

About two years ago, Bayer and Monsanto reached an agreement under which Bayer would acquire Monsanto. In that time, I’ve had the opportunity to meet farmers from around the world, including the United States, Brazil, Kenya, Nigeria, Germany, the Netherlands, China and India to name only a few.

Partnering to Reduce Plastic Waste

To achieve our long-term sustainability goals, we partnered with Plastic Whale to remove plastic waste from the Amsterdam canals to be recycled into raw material.
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To achieve our long-term sustainability goals, we partnered with Plastic Whale to remove plastic waste from the Amsterdam canals to be recycled into raw material. We are aiming to make cities’ waterways plastic-free. Learn more about this sustainability initiative: https://avydn.co/2QoSe1h

*View the original article on LinkedIn.

Personalization and Sustainability Continue to Be Strong Influences in the Label and Packaging Industry

Personalization makes us, as consumers, feel more valued and as such we now expect our retailers or brands to provide us with more personalised, memorable experiences.
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Anil Kumar Sharma, Vice President and General Manager, AD Label and Graphic Materials, SAPSSA

"Many of us, as consumers, expect the brands we purchase from to be good corporate citizens and fully transparent about the sustainability of the product itself, and the labeling and packaging."

Mohawk Solar Energy “Handprinting” Initiative to be Featured on Oct. 30 GreenBiz Webcast

Mohawk's Bandy and Groundswell CEO Moore will share best practices for innovative solar partnerships
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Mohawk Industries’ George Bandy Jr., VP of sustainability and commercial marketing, will join Groundswell CEO Michelle Moore for an engaging webcast sharing how their respective organizations built a solar energy partnership geared towards schools and underserved communities. The GreenBiz webcast, titled “Powering Inclusion Through Solar Handprints: An Innovative Partnership,” will take place Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, 1-2 p.m. EST. Joel Makower, executive editor of GreenBiz, will serve as moderator. The webcast is free to attend online.

What Does It Really Mean When We Call Something “Sustainable”?

And should we stop?
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Think of all the terms that have cropped up over the past several decades or so to describe the environmental movement. Reduce, reuse, recycle. Low footprint. Zero footprint. Zero waste. Going green. (NB: not the same as “going clear.”) Eco-friendly. Eco-chic. Eco-anything. In fact, the latter has become so prevalent that you can register a website with the suffix .eco.

Breaking Out of the CSR Box: How to Build Social Impact Into Your Whole Business

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By Amy Silverstein and Megan Schumann, Monitor Institute by Deloitte

In recent years, the push for businesses to be about more than business and embrace a social purpose has risen from a murmur among millennial workers and the occasional CEO to a resounding call across the business world. Executives, employees, consumers, and even investors are looking beyond the bottom line and asking, “What does it really mean for companies to have social impact?”

IT@Cork Recognizes VMware for Corporate Responsibility Excellence

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VMware Cork was recently announced as a winner of the Corporate Social Responsibility award at the it@cork leaders awards 2018.
The award submission was a joint effort on behalf of VMinclusion Cork, Cork Giving Network and Real Estate and Workplace. Representatives from across these groups attended the awards at Rochestown Hotel on Friday the 19th of October.

Arrow Electronics Wins Two Corporate Social Responsibility Awards

PR Daily honors Arrow for top CSR Report and Employee Engagement Campaign
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Arrow Electronics received two 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards from Ragan’s PR Daily, recognizing organizations dedicated to making the world a better place.

Taste Radio: Marcus Samuelsson + Paul Rice of Fair Trade USA

By Ray Latif, Managing Producer / Editor at BevNet
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Marcus Samuelsson believes that embedded within any great meal is a foundation of sustainable ingredients and of fair wages for the farmers and workers that grow them. His stance has aligned him with product certifier Fair Trade USA, whose recent 20th anniversary celebration in New York City was the setting of our interview.

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