Like so many other companies its size, Smithfield Foods Inc., the world's largest pork processor and hog producer, grew through acquisitions—more than 40 of them since the first in 1981. Over time, the company consolidated those businesses into three independent operating companies (IOCs), each maintaining its own supply chain.
October 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In a letter sent today, major businesses are calling on the head of the International Trade Commission to reconsider its recommendation to impose a tariff or trade restrictions on imported solar products, citing the potential impacts on U.S. businesses and homeowners.
Clare Connolly, a Sustainability Manager at Cabot Corp., explains how her team is working to align sustainability programs with the company's long-term vision and strategy. To learn more about how other EHS and sustainability leaders are making the business case for their programs, register for NAEM's 2017 Sustainability Management Conference or visit www.naem.org.
May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Nespresso has launched its first Creating Shared Value report based on the Global Reporting Initiative framework. The business reports it is on track to reach its ambitious sustainability targets by 2020 involving ground-breaking work in conflict zones within Africa and Colombia.
The report sets out Nespresso’s commitment to driving sustainable innovation through its Positive Cup strategy – the company’s vision for ensuring that every cup of coffee creates greater value for society and the environment.
We pushed ourselves to look beyond the responsibility of our operational footprint into other areas throughout the value chain. We’ve forged stronger partnerships across our own teams and with customers, suppliers, business partners and nongovernmental organizations to achieve our goals.
Integrating sustainability – in its multiple facets – into the business is about realizing where the intersection of the world’s social and environmental challenges meet K-C’s business imperatives.
Today, 80 percent of us live in cities, an explosive growth in urbanization that shows no sign of slowing down. But what are the consequences of this rapid change — for us and for our planet? As our populations condense around cities, we face tremendous challenges and exciting opportunities to make city life better and more sustainable. The key? Make our cities "smart."