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BIER Member Spotlight: Natalie Lau

BIER Member Spotlight: Natalie Lau
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The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) highlights their members' beverage industry sustainability insights and ideas in their BIER Member Spotlight series on a monthly basis. These spotlights include their answers to questions about their company's sustainability achievements and strategy, practical insights from BIER, interesting facts, and more.

This month's BIER Member Spotlights focuses on Natalie Lau, Global Corporate Responsibility Manager at Molson Coors and participant in BIER's Transparency and Disclosure and Benchmarking working groups.

SC Johnson on Track to Meet Goals in Tackling Plastic Waste Crisis, Announces Results in New Sustainability Report

Summary: 
  • Company removes 1.7 million kilograms of plastic from primary packaging 
  • 94% of the company’s plastic packaging is now recyclable, reusable or compostable
  • Plastic Bank partnership creates 9 recycling centers in Indonesia to help communities without formal infrastructure manage ocean-bound plastic waste
  • Company teams up with Ellen MacArthur Foundation to help accelerate the transition to a circular economy and continue to influence system-wide change
Press Release
  • Company removes 1.7 million kilograms of plastic from primary packaging 
  • 94% of the company’s plastic packaging is now recyclable, reusable or compostable
  • Plastic Bank partnership creates 9 recycling centers in Indonesia to help communities without formal infrastructure manage ocean-bound plastic waste
  • Company teams up with Ellen MacArthur Foundation to help accelerate the transition to a circular economy and continue to influence system-wide change

Advancing Sustainability Reporting in Greater China Region

GRI appoints regional head and publishes new reporting resource
Press Release

September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In a strategic move to best meet the diverse needs of companies and stakeholders in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, GRI’s regional base has relocated from Beijing to Hong Kong.

Headed by Verna Lin, an experienced sustainability and investment management professional, the move of GRI’s Greater China Regional Hub comes as both the China Securities Regulatory Commission and Hong Kong Stock Exchange progress plans for environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure requirements by listed companies.

New Report From the U.S. Green Building Council Shows That Climate Action Requires Putting People First

Green buildings provide path to improved standard of living for communities
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A growing number of Americans believe environmental problems are an important issue, according to the latest research report from Living Standard, an initiative of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The report, called Standard Issue Volume II, sampled 1,850 adults across the U.S.

Ingersoll Rand’s Trane® and Thermo King® Businesses Increase Sustainability Ambitions at Climate Week NYC

Company’s Bold 2030 Sustainability Commitments Reduce Climate Impacts, Address Resource Scarcity and Create Opportunity for All
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/– Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, with its leading climate brands Trane and Thermo King, is further committing to bold action towards sustainability this week on a global stage at Climate Week NYC in New York City.

Northern Trust on the Dow Jones Sustainable Index for Ninth Year in a Row

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Northern Trust has maintained its inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) – North American Index for the ninth consecutive year.

Ecolab Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for Fifth Consecutive Year

Press Release

ST. PAUL, Minn., September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources, has been named to the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America Index, a comprehensive assessment of leading sustainability-driven companies. This is Ecolab’s fifth consecutive year on the North America index, and the company’s sixth listing since 2012.

A Sustainable Plan for Every Part

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The team at Caterpillar's Fargo, North Dakota, facility discovered an opportunity to strengthen collaboration and standardize transfer of nonconforming material – a process that has been manual and inconsistent until now.

Read more about Caterpillar's sustainable plan for every part. 

 

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