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4 Ways GFSI is Driving a 'Race to the Top' for Food Safety

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Welcome to the first ‘Race to the Top’ news update from GFSI Director Erica Sheward! #gfsiR2T

At the 2020 GFSI Conference in Seattle, the Global Food Safety Initiative launched this conceptual framework, designed to drive improvement in every area of the GFSI ecosystem.

What are the four features and what progress has been made? What is GFSI’s collaborative approach and how can you get involved?

Watch this video update to find out, and stay tuned for further updates from GFSI!

2020 Impact Report - Press Release

Working Capital Innovation Fund
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The Working Capital Supply Chain Innovation Fund (WCIF), an early-stage venture fund that is addressing the urgent need to protect vulnerable workers in global supply chains, today released its 2020 Impact Report. The report outlines the Fund’s process for impact measurement and management, progress to date, lessons learned, and future growth opportunities.

Nine Tips for a More Sustainable Beauty Regime

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There is nothing more beautiful than protecting the environment and our bio diverse ecosystem through our everyday lifestyle choices.

While we’re on the subject of beauty, the cosmetics industry plays a key role in creating a significant amount of pollution and waste. According to waste management firm TerraCycle, globally the industry produces 120 billion units of packaging every year, leaving beauty companies striving for change through innovation to help tackle the problem.

Big Interview: Giorgio D'Aprile, Senior Marketing Director EMEA, Timberland

By Sahar Nazir
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Timberland, a brand known for its yellow boots initially made for construction workers, recently launched a three-year sustainable partnership with Westfield London. Senior marketing director Giorgio D'Aprile talks about how the retailer has been trading through the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Timberland, a brand known for its yellow boots initially made for construction workers, recently launched a three-year sustainable partnership with Westfield London. Senior marketing director Giorgio D'Aprile talks about how the retailer has been trading through the Covid-19 pandemic.

How to Reduce Restaurant Takeout Waste

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Shortly before the pandemic hit, the World Wildlife Federation projected a 40% increase in plastic pollution over the next decade.1 The COVID-driven surge in takeout has made consumers and restaurants become more dependent on single-use plastic bags, containers and utensils due to health concerns prompted by the pandemic. As we continue to understand the impacts of plastic on the health of our planet, it is increasingly clear that we need to quickly move away from single-use plastics.

Sustainability is still part of sustaining the restaurant industry

Energy Is Among Least Expensive Ingredients on the Thanksgiving Menu

Ten tips to be more energy efficient in the kitchen
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Traditional holiday gatherings may have a whole new look this year due to the coronavirus. But cooks across the Midwest will still rely on one universal ingredient – energy. When compared to the other necessary ingredients for the holiday meal, energy remains one of the lowest cost items.

LVMH and Timberland Discuss Environmental Initiatives Around Leather With LLM

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The November-December 2020 print and digital app edition of International Leather Maker (ILM) has been published and is available to download for subscribers on both Apple and Android devices. The issue features exclusive interviews with LVMH, Timberland and Professor Frank Mitloehner, as well as an in-depth report on the Higg MSI and its score for leather. 

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The November-December 2020 print and digital app edition of International Leather Maker (ILM) has been published and is available to download for subscribers on both Apple and Android devices. The issue features exclusive interviews with LVMH, Timberland and Professor Frank Mitloehner, as well as an in-depth report on the Higg MSI and its score for leather. 

Four Social Campaigns That Are Re-Inventing How People Drink

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As the world’s leading brewer, we want every experience with beer to be a positive one. A big part of that is helping people make smart choices when enjoying our products; don’t drink and drive, hydrate between beers, pace yourself with one drink or less an hour, opt for a no- or low-alcohol brew, are just a few examples. 

While shifting social norms isn’t necessarily easy, it can be done, says AB InBev Chief Marketing Officer, Pedro Earp.

Timberland's Commitments to Better Product and a Greener Future Converge With a Program to Increase Factory Efficiency

IFC’s Vietnam Improvement Program helps factories making Timberland® products use less energy and water while saving costs
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Timberland’s commitment to create better product focuses on what goes into each product as well as how it is made.  Two factories that make Timberland® footwear and backpacks are saving energy, water, and manufacturing costs, thanks to their participation in the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Vietnam Improvement Program (VIP).  This resource efficiency program, adopted by Timberland’s parent company, VF Corporation,

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