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DuPont Announces 2020 Sustainability Goals

Centerpiece Innovation Goal to Embed Sustainability into DuPont Innovation Process
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WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – DuPont today announced its 2020 Sustainability Goals as the next step in its more than 25-year commitment to sustainability. The centerpiece of the new DuPont 2020 Sustainability Goals is a companywide commitment to embed sustainability into its innovation process and R&D pipeline.

Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, Explores Leadership, Purpose at #BSR15

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2015, Denise Morrison, CEO of Campbell Soup Company, highlighted how leadership and purpose create resilience in business.

"As the leader of Campbell's, I know we can make a profit and make a difference. I’m personally committed to modeling resiliency in our business, through our leaders driven by leading with purpose," said Morrison. 

Corporate Philanthropy is More Than Writing Checks

By Lesley Lammers
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Traditional corporate philanthropy, as the average consumer has come to know it over the past several decades, consists of making donations to charities in order to create positive societal impact, while engendering goodwill among key stakeholders like consumers, shareholders, advocacy groups and employees.

Albertsons Companies Celebrates Safeway's Year-end 2015 Commitment for Responsibly Sourced Seafood

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We are proud to announce that as of year-end 2015, 77% of Safeway’s fresh and frozen seafood and 99% of private label frozen packaged seafood met our Responsible Sourcing Commitment. Since setting this ambitious goal in 2010, Safeway (including Carrs, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Vons, and Pavilions) has transitioned over 29 million pounds of seafood to environmentally responsible sources.

Join Albertsons Companies to Give the Gift of Food

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The holidays are a special time of year for families to gather around a bountiful meal and celebrate their good fortune. However, the holidays can also be a particularly difficult time of year to experience food insecurity – that means not all household members know where their next meal is coming from at all times. A United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) study found that ~48.1 million Americans lived in food insecure households in 2014.

Sustainability is Part of our Culture

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Salmon farming in British Columbia began three decades ago, and was developed by true pioneers who set a strong foundation of innovation and adaptation. Salmon farmers have always worked to grow healthy fish, and make improvements to ensure the long-term vibrancy of the ocean environment and marine wild species.

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Salmon farming in British Columbia began three decades ago, and was developed by true pioneers who set a strong foundation of innovation and adaptation. Salmon farmers have always worked to grow healthy fish, and make improvements to ensure the long-term vibrancy of the ocean environment and marine wild species.

Sealed Air Reveals Initial Findings on China’s Poultry Supply Chain

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In the US, over 94% of raw chicken is sold to consumers via retail channels in packaging designed to extend freshness, enhance marketing appeal and reduce food safety concerns--in China, less than 5% of fresh poultry is sold packaged.

10 Reasons Why the 2015 FFA Convention Rocks

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By Amelia Sprague

The Farm Credit team has their bags packed, and is ready to return to the 2015 National FFA Convention and Expo this week in Louisville, Ky. Once again we’ll be rockin’ out with the next generation of farmers, ranchers and advocates for rural America at the Farm Credit booth (#1519).

How Technology Helps Deliver Sweeter Strawberries

By: John Moscatelli
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From farm to fork, technology can help improve the supply chain process

How can technology help deliver sweeter strawberries?

Good question. But, it isn’t a one-part answer. It’s a process. At the 2015 American Trucking Association Management Conference & Exhibition, we’re showing how our technology can improve the supply chain process from beginning to end. In this case, from farm to fork.

Sweet With Substance: How Fair Trade Cocoa Keeps Farming Families Healthy

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It's ironic, isn't it? That many of the farmers and workers who grow the world's food struggle to feed their own families.

Chronic hunger and malnutrition are pervasive in agricultural communities across the globe. Many farmers skip meals so their kids don't go hungry, with entire families suffering the most between harvests--a time known as "the thin months".

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