Supply Chain & the Circular Economy CSR News

Putting the Power of Economics in All Hands


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.

Cisco Employees From Across the Globe Participated in Our 25th Recycle IT Day

By Stacey Faucett

As part of our commitment to create a more sustainable future, Cisco hosted its 25th employee recycling event known as Recycle IT Day on May 3, 2022.

This event gives Cisco employees a chance to bring in old or outdated personal electronics to a nearby participating office at approximately 95 offices globally. It has been three years since our last event, and we were excited to get rusty home office equipment, old cell phones, and even broken gaming systems. So that may leave a lot of you asking “But, why?”

Diverting E-Scrap

Toxnot Launches Open Access Product Compliance and Materials Passport Solution to Power the Rapidly Expanding Circular Economy

Companies now have expanded free access to an award-winning ESG platform
Press Release

FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, Toxnot PBC announced a significant expansion of the free account subscription on their award-winning ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) platform, Toxnot’s free tier now provides users a complete solution for managing product compliance and supplier data collection.

HelloFresh's Appetite for Lower Carbon Footprint


by Camilla Thomson

HelloFresh meal kits prepared in the comfort of your own kitchen emit fewer carbon emissions than meal ingredients bought from the supermarket, according to a new study.

A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) was conducted recently to scrutinise every aspect of the life cycle of ingredients from farm to fork, such as production, manufacturing, distribution, use and end of use (recycling or disposal).

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

Press Release

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


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.

Q&A: Mask Nerd Interviews 3M's Nikki Vars McCullough on the Science of N95s, Masks


Aaron Collins, an engineer who tests masks and has gained a YouTube following as “Mask Nerd,” sat down with Nikki McCullough, vice president in 3M’s personal safety division, to learn about the science behind 3M N95 respirators and other masks.

Tapestry, Inc. and Coach Support Regenerative Agriculture Movement Through Partnership With Savory Institute

Coach to Incorporate Land to Market-Verified Regenerative Raw Materials Into Future Product
Press Release

NEW YORK, May 31, 2022 /3BL Media/- Tapestry, Inc. (NYSE: TPR), a leading New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, and Coach today took steps to further improve the sustainability of Tapestry and Coach’s supply chain through a new partnership with the Savory Institute’s Land to Market Program, the first verified sourcing solution for regenerative agriculture.

Coach Announces (Re)Loved Craftsperson Apprenticeship Program


This January, we recently announced the Coach (Re)Loved Craftsperson Apprenticeship Program, a new one-year leather craftsmanship skills and training program designed as part of the house’s commitment to helping create a better-made future through better-made things.


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