Supply Chain & the Circular Economy CSR News

Cummins Makes Progress on Goal to Use Less, Use Better and Use Again


Global power leader Cummins Inc. has made significant progress on its PLANET 2050 goal to create a circular lifecycle plan for every part to use less, use better and use again.

Essity's Journey to Net Zero: Sustainable Innovations


Our leading hygiene and health solutions constitute the core of our business. Together with partners, we use our experience and resources to accelerate innovation to ensure that our portfolio satisfies customer and consumer demands while contributing to a circular society and net zero future.

3 Household Appliances to Consider When Converting to Green Energy


While you may grow your family or upsize your home over time, we’re happy to share that the energy use in your household is only expected to go down. According to the International Energy Agency, major household appliances are becoming so energy efficient that consumption is dropping across the United States, with an expected additional drop of 15-20% energy use by 2030.

That means a smaller carbon footprint for your home – and lower energy bills.

The Road to Sustainable Coffee

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In this month’s episode, host Louise Chester is joined by David Brussa, Total Quality & Sustainability Director at illycaffè, who shares about the company’s strong Italian tradition and values, as well as the steps they are taking to “walk the talk” on sustainability.

This Hidden Packaging Component Could Accelerate the Circular Economy

Words by Roya Sabri

Single-use plastics have a bad rap when it comes to sustainability, and for good reason. Plastics meant for the landfill are a strain on the planet’s non-renewable resources and have a tendency to end up in the natural environment rather than a recycling plant or municipal landfill.

SAP and Accenture Aim for a Circular, Regenerative Economy

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With 87 percent of the world’s transaction revenue touching its software at some point, the leading software company SAP is in a unique position to accelerate the transition to a circular economy. To that end, SAP recently introduced a new solution, SAP Responsible Design and Production that is co-developed with Accenture. SAP Responsible Design and Production emphasizes the need for regenerative practices alongside the reduce-reuse-recycle formula.

Decarbonising Installation Vessels With Van Oord

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Decarbonising renewable energy supply chains is a challenge no company can solve by itself. At Ørsted, we firmly believe that collaboration inside and outside the energy industry is the key to success. We caught up with Van Oord, one of our strategic suppliers, to get their perspectives on supply chain decarbonisation. Read more at:

Out&Back Outdoor Expands Into Hard Gear Resale With DICK'S Sporting Goods & Public Lands Partnership

First in-store program allows for convenient buy-back of hard gear items
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DENVER, April 27, 2022, /3BL Media/ - Out&Back, the one-stop online platform to buy or sell, new and used outdoor and adventure gear, today announces the launch of its in-store buy-back program with DICK’S Sporting Goods (DICK’S) and Public Lands, a specialty outdoor retailer, for select hard outdoor gear (including hard and soft-goods) in select markets.

Investing in a Circular Economy


Transitioning to a circular economy and ending waste requires innovation, collaboration and new ways of thinking. We can’t continue going on with business as usual. That’s why Dow is partnering to help build new business models and improve infrastructure to promote the reuse and recycling of materials and address waste management gaps.

By collaborating across the value chain and investing in localized solutions, we are working to close the loop on plastics and have a positive impact on communities around the world.

People Behind CSR at Cisco: How the Send IT Back Mobile App Contributes to a Circular Economy

by Stacey Faucett

We have a blog series that focuses on the people behind Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Cisco. Each blog in this series highlights a different Cisco employee who works closely with CSR initiatives across the company.


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