animal welfare

Marcone Backs Animal Rescue Foundation’s Critical Work & Helps Celebrate Tony La Russa’s Hall of Fame Induction

Wine & Whiskers returns to St. Louis to raise money for animal rescue programs & to honor ARF's co-founder, Tony La Russa
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Last month, Marcone proudly supported Animal Rescue Foundation’s Wine & Whiskers fundraiser and party with a silver level sponsorship. The event not only helped raise money for ARF, but honored the organization’s co-founder and recent Hall of Fame inductee, Tony La Russa.

Responsible Down Standard Celebrates First Anniversary

On the first anniversary of the standard, more than 100 million birds fall under RDS certification and RDS 2.0 is released for public comment
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Through a global certification standard, the adidas Group, Black Diamond, Kathmandu, NAU, REI and Timberland join the effort to help ensure humane treatment of animals used for down products.

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Through a global certification standard, the adidas Group, Black Diamond, Kathmandu, NAU, REI and Timberland join the effort to help ensure humane treatment of animals used for down products.

Patagonia Tries Out the “Scarecrow” Effect to Highlight Traceable Down Commitment

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Most marketers are challenged with making complex CSR issues understandable and relevant to their consumers – whether it's sustainable palm oil, genetically modified organisms or conflict minerals. Traceable down is one that falls into that category. This week, Patagonia took a creative and bold approach to help consumers understand this multifaceted CSR and animal welfare topic – a short-and-sweet video.

Safeway Receives National Animal Welfare Award

America’s second largest grocer recognized for its work improving animal welfare in its supply chain
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The North Face Releases Global Responsible Down Standard

Standard to be a holistic tool for any organization seeking to source down more responsibly
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Alameda, Calif., January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today The North Face announced the completion of its Responsible Down Standard (RDS) which provides a global standard through which The North Face can evaluate and certify its full down supply chain. The RDS was developed in partnership with Control Union Certifications, an accredited third-party certification body, and Textile Exchange, a global nonprofit dedicated to sustainability in the textile industry.

Novo Nordisk Honors Employees Who Improve the Lives of Research Animals

For the 5th year in a row, Novo Nordisk honours employees who bring the company’s commitment to 'Reduce, Refine or Replace' (3R) the use of animals in research into action.
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December 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ -  On 22 November, Novo Nordisk handed out its annual 3R award. 3R refers to Reduction, Replacement and Refinement of the use of animals for research purposes and the award is given to acknowledge and inspire employees who bring the 3R principles into action.

Nutro Delivers AniMeals-On-Wheels

The NutroCompany, a division of Mars Petcare based in Franklin, Tennessee, partnered with the Meals on Wheels organization to address malnourishment in homebound senior citizens and their furry companions through a program called “AniMeals-on-Wheels.”
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The NutroCompany, a division of Mars Petcare based in Franklin, Tennessee, partnered with the Meals on Wheels organization to address malnourishment in homebound senior citizens and their furry companions through a program called “AniMeals-on-Wheels.”

Meals on Wheels was the perfect partner in this endeavour as the program delivers healthy meals to seniors in 11 counties.

Novo Nordisk Partners to Advance Alternatives to Animal Research

Together with industry partners and animal welfare groups, Novo Nordisk supports the creation of a new centre to develop alternatives to animal research.
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June 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today, the Danish Ministry of Food and Agriculture establishes a new 3R[1] Centre to explore alternatives to animal research and improve the conditions for research animals. Novo Nordisk joins the Ministry in bringing together the pharmaceutical industry, animal welfare groups and the public sector, all of which have a common interest in replacing, reducing and refining the use of animals in research.

ARAMARK Recognized by Humane Society of the United States for Improving Animal Welfare

Eliminates Gestation Crates and Battery Cages from Supply Chain
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May 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - ARAMARK – a global professional services provider and the largest U.S.-based food service company – has been named recipient of the 2012 Henry Spira Humane Corporate Progress Award for the company’s work in its supply chain to help improve conditions of farm animals confined in crates and cages.

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