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Blog from in Business & Trade
Nov 13, 2019 10:40 AM ET

By Dan O’Brien, Plant Lead, Clyde Operations, Whirlpool Corporation

Another great National Manufacturing Month is nearly behind us, and as Whirlpool Corporation wraps up a month-long celebration of our manufacturing communities and our next generation of manufacturers, I think about how manufacturing has transformed since I began working in the industry 27 years ago.

Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Nov 13, 2019 10:30 AM ET

HERTFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom and ALEXANDRIA, Va., November 13, 2019 /3BL Media/– The International Tin Association (ITA) and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, have jointly developed and published new “Assessment Criteria for Tin Smelting Companies,” which clarify a common upstream and downstream view of due diligence requirements for the tin supply chain. 

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 13, 2019 10:10 AM ET

Employees in Jesup, Georgia, partnered with first-grade teacher Kristyn May and James E. Bacon Elementary (JEB) to develop an outdoor classroom for the school’s garden project. The space is part of JEB’s Georgia Shape Grant initiatives promoting good nutrition and physical activity.

10 companies join partnership to boost clean technologies, decrease energy costs, make housing more affordable

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Nov 13, 2019 10:05 AM ET

DENVER, November 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a technology incubator and platform funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the U.S.

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Nov 13, 2019 10:00 AM ET

November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The economist Milton Friedman famously said that “the social responsibility of business is to increase its profits”. Nearly 50 years since Friedman introduced his theory change is now afoot. ESG information on companies is being utilised as a guide to the movement of capital. ESG is becoming mainstream.

The Club’s third annual Shoes That Fit event coincided with the LA Galaxy Champion Project

Multimedia with summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Nov 13, 2019 10:00 AM ET

AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation recently teamed up for the third consecutive year with the non-profit organization, Shoes That Fit, to provide 100 students at Catskill Elementary School in Carson, Calif. with brand new shoes on Friday, Nov. 1.

Shoes That Fit is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children improve their self-esteem by providing low-income youth with a pair of shoes so they can go to school in comfort and focus on their studies rather their circumstances.

Press Release from in Environment
Nov 13, 2019 10:00 AM ET

At Antea Group, we believe in a philosophy of Better Business, Better World®, where doing the right thing environmentally and socially translates to improved business performance and market position long term. As an environmental consulting firm, we are committed to sustainability leadership across our operations and in our project work, with the shared purpose to create a cleaner, safer, more sustainable world. Our Sustainability Program seeks to create positive impacts at global, national and local levels through engagements in charitable giving, pro-bono services, and volunteerism.

by Kristen McPeek

Article from in Philanthropy
Nov 13, 2019 9:45 AM ET

"We take items that are fresh in the store, that are close to expiration date, close to their best by date and get those out to three big partner agencies within the community who can use them the same day, give them to the families who actually need them," Holland said.

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By: John A. Lanier

Blog from in Supply Chain & the Circular Economy
Nov 13, 2019 9:30 AM ET

Ellen MacArthur, Andrew Morlet, and their team are true visionaries in the circular economy movement. Spend some time digging into their work and I promise you’ll come away wiser for it.

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Nov 13, 2019 9:00 AM ET

If you follow tech news, it’s pretty hard to miss stories reminding us of the tremendous potential that lithium-ion batteries have in store for the world – longer times to gaze into our dazzling new smartphones  and longer distances to travel in our cutting-edge electric cars without a charge. And yet, most of us probably don’t think too much about the environmental cost of mining all of this lithium. In Australia and South America where 80-90 percent of the world’s raw lithium comes from, the extraction process is dirty and energy intensive.

Press Release from in Sustainable Development Goals
Nov 13, 2019 8:15 AM ET
  • Cette stratégie s’inscrit dans la continuité des Novartis Access Principles, qui visent à intégrer systématiquement des stratégies d’accès dans la manière dont l’entreprise recherche, développe et commercialise ses médicaments dans le monde entier

  • Une unité récemment formée pour l’Afrique subsaharienne déploiera des approches innovantes pour atteindre davantage de patients, sur l’ensemble de la pyramide des revenus

  • Novartis se base sur ses activités établies dans le domaine du paludisme, du cancer, de la drépanocytose et des maladies cardiovasculaires, ainsi que sur ses modèles d’entreprises sociales qui ont fait leurs preuves sur ce continent

  • L’Afrique supporte un quart du fardeau mondial des...

Press Release from in Sustainable Development Goals
Nov 13, 2019 8:10 AM ET
  • The strategy is aligned with the Novartis Access Principles, which aim to systematically integrate access strategies in how the company researches, develops and delivers medicines globally

  • A newly formed sub-Saharan Africa unit will deploy innovative approaches to increase patient reach across the full income pyramid

  • Novartis is building on its established activities in malaria, cancer, sickle cell and cardiovascular diseases as well as proven social business models on the continent

  • A quarter of the global disease burden is located in Africa, but only 3% of the world’s health workers are based on the continent and the share of the world’s health expenditure for Africa is below 1%.1...

Strengthens commitment to its Animals, People and the Planet throughout its supply chain

Article from in Awards and Recognition
Nov 13, 2019 8:00 AM ET

Aurora Organic Dairy, the leading producer of organic dairy products for the store brand market, today published its 2019 Sustainability Report. The report provides a detailed and transparent update on the Company and its progress toward goals to improve its sustainability performance around three core pillars of Animals, People and Planet.

Article from in Human Resources
Nov 13, 2019 7:00 AM ET

Shana Millspaugh is a mother, military spouse, and an intel analyst with Booz Allen’s Space Security and Defense Program (SSDP). She’s also an award-winning weightlifter.

Millspaugh won Gold for her weight/age category in the 2019 Worlds Championship in Montreal and took Silver in the 2018 World Masters Championship in Barcelona.

Setting a powerful example

Despite this winning track record, the prospect of failure is Millspaugh’s greatest fear. “But it also motivates me to move forward and grow,” she said.

Named to Prestigious List for Fourth Consecutive Year

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Nov 12, 2019 6:00 PM ET

ATLANTA, November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/  UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it was named to Forbes and JUST Capital’s annual “JUST 100” list for the fourth consecutive year. The company was again recognized as the industry leader in the transportation sector. UPS also scored first in the transportation categories for community, customers and the environment.