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Sourcing the Building Blocks for a More Sustainable World – Complimentary Briefing

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Doing good is no longer enough. Businesses need to drive sustainable innovation across all product levels to deliver real positive impacts. This evolution has left many businesses unsure of the where to look in their corporate supply chain and procurement.

In Ethical Corporation’s latest case study briefing, we have talked at length to Dirk Jan de With, Chief Procurement Officer at Covestro, on how the company has transformed its strategy to leverage sustainability and innovation together to drive business growth.

GM Works to Set Sustainable Natural Rubber Tires into Motion

First automaker to collaborate with suppliers to improve global rubber supply
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DETROIT, May 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Transforming the global rubber and tire supply chain to create lasting, environmentally sound sustainable rubber production requires a collaborative approach. Through an industry-first commitment to sourcing sustainable natural rubber in its tires, General Motors is helping drive the industry toward net-zero deforestation and uphold human and labor rights.

GM China Engages Suppliers in Energy Projects that Saved $1.3M

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General Motors China engaged eight of its parts suppliers in a yearlong “Green Supply Chain” initiative designed to reduce energy consumption. The suppliers implemented 64 projects that resulted in emissions and facility noise reductions, as well as optimized lighting and energy management system improvements.

6 Key Findings on the State of Global Supply Chains

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UN Global Compact and Ernst & Young (EY) interviewed 70 companies across different regions and industries in order to uncover the current state of global supply chains. In the recently-released report “The State of Sustainable Supply Chains: Building Responsible and Resilient Supply Chains,” Global Compact and EY presented 6 key findings on how companies are pursuing supply chain sustainability:

Suppliers Share Our Commitment for a Sustainable Future

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Our suppliers play an important role in sustainable operations. Since 2011, we’ve awarded vendors who excel in responsible business practices.

At AT&T, we strive for sustainable operations. Our suppliers play an important role in this. Since 2011, we’ve awarded vendors who excel in responsible business practices.

And we’re doing it again today.

Diversity is What AT&T is All About and It Makes Us a Better Company

By Cynt Marshall, Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer
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When I walk through the halls of AT&T offices, I see faces representing the globe. That always makes me proud to share our story—a story of a company that truly embraces diversity. To give you a sense of just how diverse we are, consider:

People of color made up 43% and women 33% of the 272,000 employees worldwide.

Checkout Safeway, Vons, and Albertsons Selection of Locally Grown Valentine's Day Flowers

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, surprise that special someone with fresh flowers from your local Safeway, Vons, or Albertsons store. In addition to traditional roses, we also offer a variety of popular mixed flower bouquets as well as fresh cut tulips and lilies. Potted orchids are also very popular for Valentine’s Day and have a longer lifespan than cut flowers. Many of these flowers are grown in California and other regions throughout the U.S. 

Supply Chain Slavery Is Not New, But It Certainly Needs to Go Away

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All companies around the world are pressured to increase their due diligence in fighting slavery within their supply chains. The pressure comes from governments that are very serious about stopping this on going issue and the consumers that purchase their products are also mounting more pressure. This type of focus requires a heavy amount of checks and balances into their own supply chain and getting even more granular down to their tier 2 and tier 3 suppliers. 

Over 2,000 People Attend Banorte’s Environmental Education Program

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  • With 2,272 visitors, Banorte’s green roof exceeds its initial goal by 13%.
  •  GFNorte promotes environmental conservation among employees and society in general with this educational project.
  • Employees, suppliers and various institutions have benefited from the educational program
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  • With 2,272 visitors, Banorte’s green roof exceeds its initial goal by 13%.
  •  GFNorte promotes environmental conservation among employees and society in general with this educational project.
  • Employees, suppliers and various institutions have benefited from the educational program

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