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O-I Glass Sets Recycled Content Goal to Average 50 Percent by 2030

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Here’s something to think about next time you’re buying your favorite food or beverage. Many products offer multiple packaging options. But, have you considered which packaging is best to use? Best for you? Best for recycling? Best for the planet? 

Glass is the packaging option you can feel good about! Glass is pure and natural, which means everything tastes better. 

Glass is the kindest packaging option, and it is made by nature. In fact, glass is so natura, a lightning strike on a beach can create glass. That’s how pure glass is. 

Rainforest Alliance Confirms SCS Global Services as Authorized Certification Body

SCS’ Suite of Food and Agriculture Certifications Drive Best-in-Class Sustainability Practices
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS), a pioneer and global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, today announced it has been formally accepted by Rainforest Alliance as an authorized certification body to the Rainforest Alliance 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard (SAS).

Credible Position Statements Help Drive Corporate Sustainability

Companies are expected to have credible goals and commitments on sustainability issues. Crafting a clear corporate position statement is an important first step.
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May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Companies are increasingly being called to account for their actions and asked to show how they plan to do their part in creating a more sustainable future.

The Embedding Project recommends that companies start by preparing a corporate position statement on key sustainability issues.

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General Mills and NFWF Announce Partnership to Accelerate the Adoption of Regenerative Agriculture

Projects supported by General Mills will help farmers improve soil health and water quality, and reduce green-house gas emissions
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WASHINGTON, D.C., May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced a partnership with General Mills that will support important conservation efforts on working lands in the Great Lakes Basin (Michigan and Wisconsin) and the Southern Great Plains (stretching from Nebraska to Texas).

Through NFWF’s Sustain Our Great Lakes and Conservation Partners Programs, this new partnership will accelerate the adoption of regenerative agriculture to improve soil heath and water quality, while also enhancing vital habitat for fish and wildlife.

Black & Veatch to Support Development of U.S. Renewable Energy Expertise and Technology Exports

Global power business expanding U.S. decarbonization expertise through appointment of advisor to Department of Commerce’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch has further expanded its contribution to global decarbonization, and the export of U.S. renewable energy expertise, through the appointment of Sean Tilley to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC).

Reimagining Zero Waste: Five New Ways to Recognize Your Waste Diversion Success

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By Vikas Ahuja, Director of ECS Sales and Marketing, SCS Global Services

It’s hard to believe, but the term “zero waste” has been around for more than 40 years. It was first used by a chemist, Paul Palmer, who noticed an abundance of clean chemicals being discarded by high-tech businesses in a newly developing area of northern California which we’ve all come to know as Silicon Valley. He saw a need for identifying new uses for the chemicals and a new concept of zero waste was born.

Henkel Develops Industry's First Bio-Based PUR Hot Melt Adhesive for Consumer Electronics Assembly

LOCTITE® HHD 3544F Contains 60% Bio-Based Content, Provides Sustainable Alternative for Structural Bonding Applications
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IRVINE, Calif., May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Leveraging its broad innovation portfolio and in keeping with the company’s sustainability priorities, Henkel today announced the development and commercial availability of LOCTITE® HHD 3544F, the industry’s first bio-based polyurethane reactive (PUR) hot melt designed for consumer electronics assembly.  This is the company’s inaugural consumer electronics-specific, bio-based PUR hot melt adhesive; approximately two-thirds of its content is sourced from renewable, plant-based feedstocks.

Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Opens Benchmark for Social Compliance Schemes in Fishing, Agriculture and Aquaculture Sectors

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PARIS, May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has today opened its social benchmark to the fishing, agriculture and land-based aquaculture sectors with the launch of benchmark requirements for its new At-Sea Operations and Primary Production scopes.

Transparency and Accountability Are Critical to Drive Meaningful Climate Action

by Ellen Jackowski Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP
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Climate change is one of the most far reaching and critical challenges of our time, and this coming decade will prove decisive. HP supports the move by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to consider climate change disclosure rules as part of its integrated disclosure system. Tackling climate change will require every country and every organization to step up and show leadership. We will need to hold everyone accountable for their part and living up to their commitments through science-based goals, and reliable, transparent reporting.

New Holland Loop Master Knotting Technology Wins Gold Medal at 2021 Edison Awards

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New Holland Agriculture was honoured with the Gold medal at the 2021 edition of the Edison Awards for the ground-breaking Loop Master™ knotting technology featured on its BigBaler 1290 High Density and BigBaler PLUS range. The annual award competition recognises excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design and innovation. Winners are selected based on four criteria: Concept, Value, Delivery and Impact.

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