Did you know it costs more to ship 100 pounds of feathers, than 100 pounds of bricks? Shipping costs are determined by volumetric weight, a pricing technique for commercial freight transportation which uses an estimated weight that is calculated from the length, width, height of a package. A less dense item generally occupies more volume of space, in comparison to its actual weight – so when you are transporting items you are essentially paying for the space your product is occupying in the airplane or truck carrying it.
VEVEY, Switzerland, July 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé will break new ground in supply chain transparency through a collaboration with OpenSC – an innovative blockchain platform that allows consumers to track their food right back to the farm.
Through this collaboration, Nestlé becomes the first major food and beverage company to announce that it will pilot open blockchain technology in this way. This is part of Nestlé’s journey towards full transparency.
GRI contributes to Corporate Reporting Dialogue position paper
July 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The world’s leading financial and non-financial corporate reporting frameworks have the same common foundations, based on the key objectives of transparency and accountability, according to a position paper published by the framework providers. The paper sets out the key principles report preparers should follow for achieving such transparency and accountability.
When it comes to asset management, water utilities tend to weight their efforts toward preventive maintenance
Water utilities the world over faced with challenges, including of increasing demand, falling revenues and climate change. While building new assets remains part of the solution, enhancing the performance of existing assets is more important than ever before.
European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer editor Reece Armstrong sits down with Jeffrey Whitford, head of global corporate responsibility and branding and Fabien Thibault, global manager of product and packaging sustainability at the life science business of Merck KGaA* to discuss the company’s new approach to environmental sustainability in packaging.
The pharmaceutical industry has faced its fair share of scandals over the years - unfair hikes in drug prices and dangerous medicines to name just some – yet its impact on the environment has never been one.
Pfizer is committed to ensuring that the manufacturing, use and disposal of our products, including antibiotics, does not adversely affect human health or the environment. Core to this commitment is taking action to assess and reduce, as needed, the risk of antibiotics in wastewater from Pfizer and supplier manufacturing facilities
What happens to a paper coffee cup, plastic straw, or a disposable utensil once it has served its purpose? These are the conversations Las Vegas Sands is having with restaurants, internal stakeholders, decision makers, and 50,000 Team Members globally.
Many people in consumer marketing are wondering! In these weekly commentaries the G&A Institute team offers media and experts’ shared perspectives on various issues and matters related to corporate sustainability, responsibility; and, sustainable, responsible and impact investing.
HP reports it has upcycled 716,000 pounds of ocean-bound plastic into its products.
HP Inc. is making big strides toward achieving its environmental and social goals, and that has major implications for the company's business and for partners' businesses, according to the company's 2018 Sustainable Impact Report.
Partners should take note that HP revenue that's tied to sustainability--both indirect and direct revenue--is accelerating.