Sustainability

Flor de Caña Rum Wins Top Industry Distinctions As a Global Leader in Sustainability

Press Release

December 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Flor de Caña, the sustainably produced premium rum brand from Nicaragua, achieved an unprecedented accomplishment during The Spirits Business Awards 2021 by being honored with the “Distillery Sustainability Award” and the “Ethical Award”, in recognition of the brand’s global leadership and profound commitment to sustainable practices.

Sustainable Investing: Good News for 2022 and Beyond

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by Carole Liable, CEO of Domini Impact Investments

For women-led and impact leading Domini Impact Investments, sustainable investing isn’t a trend; it’s a tradition. CEO Carole Laible explains what’s ahead for sustainable investing in 2022—and why women are the ones that will continue to power its momentum.

SCS Global Services Announces First Companies to Achieve Certification to GreenBlue’s New Recycled Material Standard

Certifications Issued to Plastics Innovators Revolution, Granite Peak Plastics and Arqlite
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., December 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, today announced the certification of three plastics innovators to the newly launched Recycled Material Standard (RMS) created by environmental nonprofit GreenBlue.

V-SQUARE Launches Climate-focused Newsletter

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CHICAGO, December 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - V-Square Quantitative Management LLC (V-Square), a global asset management firm with sustainability at its core, is today launching its inaugural Climate Pulse, a bi-monthly bulletin covering climate change-related risks and opportunities.

A Word From Sappi North America's Director of Sustainability, Sandy Taft

Sustainability leader reflects on 2020 and shares plans for the next five years
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The words that first come to my mind when I reflect on the past year would be ‘interconnectedness’ and ‘adaptability.’ The profound impact of the pandemic has touched so many different aspects of our lives—the ways we live, work, and connect with each other seemed to change overnight—all with the single goal of mitigating unnecessary damage and suffering. Much like pandemic prevention, sustainability is a global group effort. Our collective success depends on each one of us thinking about our long-term impact when making decisions today.

GoodCarts Reveals 2022 Trends for Ethical and Sustainable Retailers

From authenticity to zero-waste, tech-for-good app GoodCarts shares what’s on deck for ecommerce retailers in 2022
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MINNEAPOLIS, December 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ -– Working with a growing community of more than 100 ecommerce retail members, GoodCarts sees the highs and lows of ecommerce every day. As the GoodCarts community consists primarily of sustainable and shop-for-good retailers, this allows us a unique glimpse into ethical ecommerce trends for 2022.

Here’s what we see on the horizon:

Standardization: An Underrated Ally in Solving Tomorrow's Challenges

This month’s 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) meeting is an ideal opportunity to take stock of our efforts in solving society’s greatest challenges and look ahead at how we can find common solutions for what is still to come
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By Bernardo Matos, Director IPR Policy

As a telecom company, whenever we think of coming together to find technological solutions, the first thing that comes to mind is standardization. Not familiar with it? Let me take a moment to introduce it:

GreenBlue Announces SCS Global Services As First Accredited Certification Body for the Recycled Material Standard (RMS)

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., December 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Following the official launch of the Recycled Material Standard (RMS) last month, we are proud to announce SCS Global Services (SCS) as the first certification body (CB) accredited to conduct assessments that lead to RMS certification. The establishment of SCS as the first CB means companies in the plastics supply chain can realize the benefits of RMS certification and advance the use of recycled materials.

How Smart, Sustainable Mining Is Reshaping the Industry

As more emphasis is placed on environmental impact, 5G-enabled private networks help mining companies reduce energy usage to transition to sustainable mining and lower operating costs.
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The mining industry uses a massive amount of energy. Energy costs represent 30% of operating expenses for mining companies, and overall the industry accounts for 12% of all the industrial energy usage in the US.

It's Here - G&A Institute's “2021 Sustainability Reporting in Focus” Trends Report

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (11.12.2021)
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Our annual in-depth review of corporate sustainability / ESG reporting trends is here and available for your reading. In our 2021 report, you will find detailed analysis of the reporting trends of the S&P 500® Index and Russell 1000® Index companies, which shows that ESG reporting is increasingly being adopted by mid-cap companies.

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