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HanesBrands Releases 2016 Environmental Performance Data

Hanes continues making progress toward 2020 goals for energy use, carbon dioxide emissions, water use, renewable energy and landfill diversion
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 17, 2017 /3BL Media/– HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading marketer of everyday basic innerwear and activewear apparel under world-class brands in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific, today released the company’s 2016 environmental performance data on energy use, carbon dioxide emissions, water use, renewable energy and landfill diversion.

Sustainability is No Longer Optional for Suppliers

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With several governments internationally developing and implementing Climate Change, Circular Economy and Zero Waste Policies, global firms are already taking a proactive approach to supply chain risk management, while others are taking a riskier “wait and see approach”.

It’s Time to Bee Better

A new certification from the Xerces Society and Oregon Tilth aims to restore pollinator habitat
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by Margarett Waterbury, Managing Editor of Edible Portland

Whole Planet Foundation® Prosperity Campaign Raises $3.4 Million

Funds which will enable Whole Planet Foundation to support an additional 100,350 microentrepreneurs and their family members.
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Whole Planet Foundation partners with microfinance organizations all over the world in order to serve the poorest entrepreneurs who have the least access to financial services. Listen to the words of microfinance staff from the US to Haiti, Morocco to Malawi, Burundi to Bhutan. 

Learn more about the Whole Planet Prosperity Campaign

Five Practical Steps for Conflict Minerals Due Diligence and SEC Disclosure Published by CFSI

Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Recommendations Support Responsible Sourcing and Reporting
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their raw materials supply chains, today announced the publication of an updated white paper that details practical steps for companies to meet SEC conflict mineral reporting requirements and conform to OECD Guidance.

Automation: How Business Can Lead a Sustainable Transition

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Automation will profoundly alter the future of work and society, as a great deal of recent research and projections on its impacts have shown. Some have predicted automation will lead to a gloomy future of permanent high unemployment, while others have touted many potential benefits around health, safety, and the environment. Yet, automation also poses a practical challenge for today’s business leaders, who must tackle how to take advantage of the productivity and innovation opportunities presented by automation technologies while also ensuring a smooth workforce transition.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

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Sustainability means everything to ConsumersEnergy. It is our approach to business. The philosophy extends beyond their energy mix, power generation and distribution. It’s their way of life, and it’s evident in everything they do—from hiring and training their people, to caring for families and communities. From helping businesses succeed to protecting their environment. They are deeply committed to creating a sustainable future for generations to come.

Bacardi Celebrates Earth Month

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April is Earth Month – a time to celebrate environmental efforts.

Now in its fourth year, the Bacardi Limited “Good Spirited” initiative continues to make an impact as we work together to build a more sustainable future. Check out how employees, partners and communications are making a difference!

Shifting From Parts to Patterns

Rethinking our approach to complexity amid 21st century challenges
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“All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

I had the pleasure of hearing my friend Nora Bateson speak last week at The Players Club in New York City where she held a reading and conversation around her recently published book, Small Arcs of Larger Circles: Framing Through Other Patterns.

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