Supply Chain & the Circular Economy CSR News

Antea Group Announces New Service Offering: EHS Support for Warehouse, Fulfillment & Distribution

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ST. PAUL, Minn., July 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Antea Group USA introduced a new service to their Health & Safety offerings called EHS Support for Warehouse, Fulfillment, & Distribution. As the e-commerce industry continues to grow, the demand for warehouse, fulfillment, and distribution space is higher than ever. With U.S.

Consumer Desire for 'Better for You' Beverages Persists Through Pandemic

by Diana Goff
Blog

The COVID-19 pandemic saw the sudden rise of consumer demands that rattled shoppers who were desperately looking for household necessities – toilet paper or cleaning wipes, anyone? The pandemic also served to strengthen existing trends. As a food and beverage market analyst, one of those trends I’m observing is how brands are responding to what’s known as the “better for you” trend.

FedEx Celebrates EBC, Winner of the 2021 Fedex Access Award in Romania

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With their sustainable business idea of producing 100% organic composition batteries made of Aloe Vera, this junior company of 4 high school students impressed the jury. Congratulations EBC, another winner of the 2021 FedEx Access Award in Romania, in collaboration with Junior Achievement. To all our winners in Europe - We believe you will go far!

Sustainability Matters: Ellen MacArthur on Building a Circular Economy

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Ellen MacArthur, the fastest solo sailor to circumnavigate the globe and founder of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, talks with Chief Sustainability Officer Audrey Choi about designing an economy that keeps materials in use to reduce waste.

How do some of the most influential figures in government and business imagine tackling the world’s major sustainability challenges?

Standard Biocarbon Corporation and Germany's PYREG GmbH Sign Exclusivity and Distribution Agreement

Partnership offers exclusive use of Pyreg’s state of the art pyrolysis technology in the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada.
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PORTLAND, Maine, July 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - CleanTech startup Standard Biocarbon Corporation (SBC), announced today an agreement with Germany’s Pyreg GmbH (Pyreg) for exclusive use regionally of their technology for processing biomass. SBC has two of Pyreg’s latest and largest plants on order and scheduled for commissioning in East Millinocket, ME in the first quarter of 2022.

Truist Makes $1 Billion in Economic Impact Through Supplier Diversity

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Truist has released our inaugural Supplier Diversity Economic Impact Report, sharing how we drive innovation, help small businesses grow and support local economies. We've accomplished much of this by partnering with certified diverse-owned businesses when relying on services or products from third-party suppliers.

In 2020, our diverse supplier relationships helped create a total of $1 billion in economic impact.1 This impact includes $579 million in spend supporting nearly 10,000 jobs, resulting in more than $400 million in wages for small business employees.

Welspun Flooring Earns First Certification Under New Zero Waste Program from SCS Global Services

Welspun’s manufacturing facility achieves 98% waste diversion from landfill
Press Release

EMERYCILLE, Calif., July 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification services, today announced that Welspun Flooring Limited has become the first company to achieve certification under SCS’ new Zero Waste Standard. This new global certification standard enables companies to demonstrate the degree to which their waste streams are prevented, reused, or diverted from the landfill.

Sustainable Resource Commitment from Schneider Electric

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100% of our packaging will use recycled cardboard and be single-use plastic free by 2025. It's how we are bridging progress and Sustainability for all as the world's most sustainable corporation.

Learn more in our 2021 Sustainability Report: http://spr.ly/6044yrWOm

CSRHub Data Used in Fortune Magazine's Amazon Review

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Fortune Magazine recently used CSRHub's ESG data in an article analyzing Amazon's sustainability. As the pandemic increased reliance on Amazon's delivery services, the public eye's scrutiny of their sustainability practices intensified and the pressure to rethink these practices has increased.

Recycling: The Ins, Outs and When to Throw It Out

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Recycling has come a long way. It was not long ago that you had to sort materials into separate bins yourself and then drive them across town to find a drop-off. Nowadays, single sort and curbside pick-up are more common and make recycling easier. As a result, the number of households that recycle continues to rise. Labels have also become easier to read as the industry transitions from numbers-based (e.g. 1, 2, 3) to easy-to-read labels from How2Recycle®.

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