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Hershey: Responsible Sourcing

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As an industry leader, we continue to hold ourselves to the highest quality, safety and sustainability standards. Our Responsible Sourcing strategy guides how we positively contribute to the sustainability and livelihoods of the communities and ecosystems we depend on to source ingredients, manufacture and deliver our products.

Shake Shack Begins Using AirCarbon Cutlery at Select Locations

SCS Global Services independently verified Restore AirCarbon Cutlery as Carbon Negative
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by Emily Holbrook

Making Commitments Are 'Easy,' Delivering Is Where the Real Work Begins

JEFF KING, Senior Director, Global Sustainability and Social Impact
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Companies compete for mindshare all the time; who has the best Superbowl ad?; can you be pulled away from your social media for a quick five seconds?; and yes, companies even want to talk about the great sustainability work that they do to ensure they are recognized for doing the right thing and making a difference. 

Arrow Electronics Showcases SAM Car in Semi-Autonomous Vehicle Panel Hosted by The Henry Ford Museum

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DENVER, Colo., March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics celebrated National Engineering Week by participating in a virtual panel on the future of autonomous vehicles hosted by The Henry Ford Museum. Presented by the Michigan Department of Transportation, Autonomous Vehicles: Solving Problems and Driving Changes, featured Arrow Engineer Grace Doepker, a lead member of the Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM) team. 

Anglo American Unki Platinum Mine Earns World's First IRMA 75

Responsible Mining Designation Confirmed through Third-Party Audit by SCS Global Services
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services, an international leader in sustainability standards development and third-party certification, is pleased to confirm that Anglo American’s Unki platinum mine in Zimbabwe has earned the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) 75 level for responsible mining, based on the completion of an independent audit.

National Grid Renewables Breaks Ground on 200 MW Prairie Wolf Solar Project in Illinois

roject poised to create millions in tax revenue, landowner income, and charitable initiatives
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Minneapolis, MN, February 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, announced today the start of construction on the 200 megawatt (MW) Prairie Wolf Solar Project (Prairie Wolf) in Coles County, Illinois. The project is poised to generate millions in tax revenue, landowner income and charitable initiatives, all while adding more clean energy to the electric grid.

Cummins Plays Key Role in Producing Masks to Curtail Spread of COVID-19

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Cummins, a global leader in power technologies, used its filter expertise to produce 146 metric tons of filtration media for mask manufacturers around the world in 2020, enough to make more than 108 million masks to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

That total includes media the company produced to make masks for its own employees, an initiative starting in June 2020 when Cummins announced it would begin mask manufacturing at three sites. Those sites produced about 10 million masks for use companywide in 2020 and continue in operation today.

Kimberly-Clark Named One of Barron's “100 Most Sustainable Companies” for 2021

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Following the release of its 2030 ambitions last year to halve its environmental impact, Kimberly-Clark improved its ranking to 34th on Barron’s 2021 list of 100 Most Sustainable Companies.

Albertsons Companies, Beyond the Bag Celebrate Innovation Challenge Winners

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After announcing the winners of the Beyond the Bag Innovation Challenge this week, the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag virtually rang the Closing Bell for the New York Stock Exchange. Albertsons Companies and the other retail partners celebrated the 9 innovation challenge winners during the Closing Bell ceremony. 

Keeping in Mind IAQ Design and Build Fundamentals in a COVID-centric World

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“All it takes is a sneeze. Whether you’re working at home or in an office, that simple sound triggers a response. For most people, it goes something like this: “Hmm, maybe it’s just a winter allergy. No, that sounded more like a cold. What if there’s a fever? How do I know if it’s the flu or COVID-19? How do I know those germs aren’t spreading through the HVAC system?”  

Fortunately, there are multiple rating systems and certifications already available to help guide the design and construction of buildings that support occupant health, whether during a pandemic or not.”

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