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Tetra Pak Launches Pioneering Initiative To Help Restore Biodiversity and Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change

Goal is to restore at least 7,000 hectares – equivalent to 9,800 football pitches – of the Atlantic Forest in Brazil by 2030
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  • The Araucaria Conservation Programme is the industry’s first nature-based initiative, focused on the restoration of degraded rural land using native species and providing benefits for both local communities and flora and fauna in the region
  • The initiative, when operational, will also contribute to Tetra Pak’s commitment to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions in its operations by 2030 – within the same timeframe, the company is also set to reach -46% GHG reduction across the value chain, in line with the 1.5°C path
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  • The Araucaria Conservation Programme is the industry’s first nature-based initiative, focused on the restoration of degraded rural land using native species and providing benefits for both local communities and flora and fauna in the region
  • The initiative, when operational, will also contribute to Tetra Pak’s commitment to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions in its operations by 2030 – within the same timeframe, the company is also set to reach -46% GHG reduction across the value chain, in line with the 1.5°C path

Ecocentricity Blog - A Quarter Century of Impact: How Biomimicry Has Reframed Humanity's Relationship With Nature

By: John A. Lanier
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Janine Benyus’s most influential book turns 25 years old this week. I share some reflections on its importance, and I encourage you to join in celebrating it!

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Janine Benyus’s most influential book turns 25 years old this week. I share some reflections on its importance, and I encourage you to join in celebrating it!

New Multisector Coalition to Spearhead the Regenerative and Equitable Circular Transition in Cities Across the Globe

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WASHINGTON, DC, AMSTERDAM, NL, May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ — Five international organizations with a shared vision to enable the rapid and just transition towards a regenerative and equitable economy are announcing the launch of the Circular City Coalition. 

Arcos Dorados Provided Close to 400 Thousand Training Opportunities to Young People in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2021

The Company highlights its commitment to expand job opportunities and enhance the potential of young people in the region in its new Social Impact and Sustainable Development Report 2021.
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May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Arcos Dorados, the franchise that operates the McDonald’s brand in 20 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, released its eighth Social Impact and Sustainable Development Report, highlighting the latest developments related to its ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) initiatives and policies during 2021.

SIZA Applies for SSCI Benchmarking

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PARIS, May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has received a benchmarking application from SIZA, the first step in earning SSCI recognition as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes under the SSCI’s Manufacturing and Processing scope as well as the Primary Production scope.

The Legacy and Future of Gildan Respects™

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Gildan recently announced the launch of Gildan Respects, a new global positioning and creative campaign to support the communication of Gildan’s "Next Generation” ESG strategy and future targets. This initiative unites Gildan’s ESG communications and marketing under one global message to further elevate the appeal of Gildan’s responsibly-made apparel.

Putting the Power of Economics in All Hands

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From empty shelves at the grocery store to rising prices of certain items, the COVID-19 pandemic shined a light on the importance of supply chains and what happens when they are disrupted. Interruptions to supply chains, however, are not a new phenomenon. They can occur as a result of natural disasters, work stoppages, and more. No matter the cause, the result of decreased supplies is generally the same—higher prices.

The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issues Statement Asking Scheme Owners to Undergo SSCI Benchmark

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PARIS, May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - CEO members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Board of Directors have today published a statement encouraging relevant supply chain partners to undertake the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) benchmarking process by the end of 2023.

Benchmark ESG on Simplifying Emissions Reporting: How to Ensure You're Prepared for the SEC's Scope 3 Mandate

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In recent years, companies around the world have felt increasing pressure to disclose Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data to satisfy investors and various internal and external stakeholders. Today, the trend toward mandatory reporting is accelerating—most recently reflected in the March 21, 2022 release of the U.S.

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