Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel CSR News

Zero Waste to Landfill: What Is It and How To Get Started


These days, there’s a lot of incentive for businesses to operate in an eco-friendly and sustainable way. It really is a win-win: your business stays aligned with changing regulations, your reputation is strengthened, and your bottom line is improved.

For any company interested in long-term success, the motivation is there in spades. That said, setting unrealistic sustainability goals can lead to missed targets, decreased morale, and diminishing efforts.

Tapestry Is Making a Difference, Caring for Each Other, the Planet and Communities

by Joanne C. Crevoiserat, Tapestry, Inc. Chief Executive Officer

Fiscal Year 2021 was another year marked by significant global disruption. As we continued to navigate the ongoing effects of COVID-19, we remained focused on executing our Acceleration Program, transforming into a more agile and responsive organization, empowering our teams, and using consumer insights to better meet our customers’ needs. Through it all, we remained steadfast in our commitment to operate as a purpose-led, people-centered business.

Equal Exchange: A Mission Accomplished


by Ted Ketcham, editor, GreenMoney

It was a fortuitous sharing of vision and willingness to take risks that drove Equal Exchange founders Rink Dickinson, Jonathan Rosenthal, and Michael Rozyne in 1986 to move forward with their vision of Fair Trade and a better world. The three were managers at a food cooperative in New England who dreamed of a large and inclusive economy that lifted up the prosperity of growers in the Third World — growers whose poorly paid labor had long kept the wealthy in comfort and the growers in poverty.

Setting the Benchmark for Sustainable Agriculture


by Craig Wichner, CEO of Farmland LP

Like many Americans, I’ve started travelling again. Flying over the Midwest recently on my way to a conference in New York, it was hard not to be awed by the sight of mile after mile of cropland – around 180 million acres – growing just two crops, corn and soy.

Regenerative Organic Certification Program Approves SCS Global Services as Certification Body

Food companies can now achieve USDA Organic and Regenerative Organic Certification through SCS
Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 30, 2022 /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 approved by the Regenerative Organic Alliance as an authorized certification body to the Regenerative Organic Certification Standard. The standard is a holistic, high-bar agriculture certification standard for food, textiles and personal care products.

The Champion of Textile Sustainability


Ray C. Anderson’s legacy as a champion of textile sustainability continues to have value today. Michael Quante interviews John A. Lanier, about Ray's legacy today and how it has unfolded through the Ray C. Anderson Foundation.


Ray C. Anderson’s legacy as a champion of textile sustainability continues to have value today. Michael Quante interviews John A. Lanier, about Ray's legacy today and how it has unfolded through the Ray C. Anderson Foundation.

New Home Depot Survey Reveals the Top Gifts for Dad This Year


In a new survey conducted by The Home Depot and Wakefield Research, 63% of dads say they’re difficult to shop for, and 78% admit they’ve received a Father’s Day gift they didn’t plan on using.

With that in mind, we asked dads what they really want for Father’s Day, and most would appreciate a gift they can use regularly throughout the year.

Given this information, we’ve rounded up Father’s Day gifts that are sure to make Dad smile and won't collect dust in the garage.

New Study Finds Fairtrade Certification Enhances Farmer Resilience and Sustainability but Major Threats Like Climate Change and COVID-19 Are Jeopardizing Decent Livelihoods

Report identifies necessary actions governments and businesses must take to help ensure sustainable livelihoods for farmers and a future for products like bananas, cocoa and coffee
Press Release

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Fairtrade America – part of Fairtrade International, the world’s most recognized label for social justice and sustainability – has announced the results of a decade-long study that found farmers who are part of Fairtrade certified Producer Organizations experience better economic resilience, social wellbeing, environmental sustainability and governance of their cooperatives than farmers not in Fairtrade certified organizations, particularly in times of global crisis.

Water Reuse To Achieve Resiliency


As the economy-wide shift toward sustainability continues with rapid speed, water utilities increasingly are focusing efforts on reinforcing resiliency of water supply. In this effort, water reuse is becoming their tool of choice.

Griffith Foods: Purposefully Repurposed


Up next, PurposefullyRepurposed! More and more food companies are approaching their business with a sustainability mindset, assessing how their practices can help to nourish the world—making upcycling a path towards the future.

Stay tuned to learn more in our global newsletter about how small steps can ultimately make a large impact towards creating a circular economy—as awareness, cooperation, and change happen across the entire supply chain!

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