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Why Soil Health Matters for Food and Beverage Businesses

by Jerry Lynch, Jerry Lynch, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at General Mills
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When I speak about our work in soil health, I will often see a head tilt with a questioning look. Why would a food company have any interest in soil? That’s when I take a step back and share that 99 percent of our food comes from the soil. Being a food company, the connection is instantaneously made.

Enhanced Climate Change and Human Rights Disclosures in Westpac Group 2018 Sustainability Performance Report

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“For us, sustainability is about reflecting deeply on the issues that matter most to our stakeholders and constantly challenging ourselves,” said Brian Hartzer, Westpac Group CEO.

Westpac Group has released its 2018 Sustainability Performance Report as part of its broader Annual Reporting Suite.

Sodexo Encourages College Students to Support Vermont’s Local Food Economy

First-Ever Taking Root Student Symposium Celebrates the Best of Farm-to-Institution
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, organized and hosted the first-ever Taking Root Student Symposium to demonstrate the organization’s commitment to buying locally-sourced products in Vermont and to teach college students in the state what it means to chart a career in food.

The Los Angeles Convention Center Launches Strawless Campaign & Water Saving Initiatives in Celebration of America Recycles Day

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LOS ANGELES, November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ -  The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, announced its straw ban during a sustainability presentation at the National League of Cities (NLC) City Summit on November 9, 2018.

P&G Tackles Clean Water, Gender Equality and Plastic Waste in 2018 CSR Report

P&G Highlights Contributions to Society, the Community and the Environment in New 2018 Citizenship Report
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P&G issued its 2018 Citizenship Report, which highlights the Company's progress in its Citizenship priority areas of Community Impact, Diversity & Inclusion, Gender Equality and Environmental Sustainability, all of which are based in a foundation of Ethics and Corporate Responsibility. 

Influential Forest Stewards Honored at Greenbuild

Three SCS Global Services Clients Are Among FSC® Leadership Award Recipients
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CHICAGO, November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) extends congratulations to the 16 individuals and organizations honored by the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) during the 2018 FSC Leadership Awards ceremony in Chicago. Among the recipients were three of SCS’ longstanding certification clients:

SCS Celebrates #FSCFriday With Customers

Clients Showcase Benefits of their Responsible Forestry Certification
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At SCS Global Services, we believe Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification demonstrates environmental leadership and provides a competitive business advantage through responsibly-sourced products, well-managed forests, and protection of the planet’s natural resources, local communities and wildlife.

To celebrate FSC Friday we asked our customers what FSC certification means to them. Here's what they had to say...

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Leading Sustainability Reporting Bodies Launch Two-Year Project for Better Alignment

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GRI, together with other major international corporate reporting standard setters and framework providers, has announced a ground-breaking new two-year project focused on driving better alignment in the corporate reporting landscape, to make it easier for companies to prepare effective and coherent disclosures that meet the information needs of capital markets and society. 

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GRI, together with other major international corporate reporting standard setters and framework providers, has announced a ground-breaking new two-year project focused on driving better alignment in the corporate reporting landscape, to make it easier for companies to prepare effective and coherent disclosures that meet the information needs of capital markets and society. 

America’s Charities Launches New Way to Give Back Just in Time for the Giving Season

New Solution Helps Employers Effortlessly Enable Employee Giving in Time for #GivingTuesday and the Holiday Season
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WASHINGTON, November 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Just in time for the holiday season and #GivingTuesday (known as the international day of giving), America’s Charities, which inspires employees and organizations to support causes they care about, unveiled their new Quick Start Solution today.

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