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The Power of Holistic Action on Sustainability

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In the latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to Fritz Micus, Director of Corporate Communications at Symrise. Take a listen to hear Fritz speak about Symrise’s innovative, multi-faceted sustainability strategy, and more.

Second in a Series of WEC Executive Roundtables - “Walking the Talk: Accelerating the Transition to a Sustainable Food System and Regenerative Agriculture Per the EU Farm-to-Fork Strategy”

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In this WEC Executive Roundtable series, WEC sought to create a space for bottom-up conversations on what the European Food & Agriculture sector explicitly needs to thrive. The aim of this 2nd event was for participants to collaborate and debate problem statements that could help inform businesses’ broader approach and scale initiatives.

Vistra Shares Q2 Achievements in Innovation and Sustainability

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Vistra Shares Q2 Achievements in Innovation and Sustainability.  See the included graphic.  

Pursuing Purpose and Positive Change: CEO Spotlight With Özgür Tort

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In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester talks to Özgür Tort, CEO of Migros Ticaret, and outgoing co-chair of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Board of Directors. Özgür shares his insights from his time as co-chair during a time of transition to Coalitions of Action, as well as his thoughts on the big industry questions of the moment.

CSRHub's Cynthia Figge on CPOstrategy's Procurement Panel Discussion

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How are companies utilizing the newest technology and data to make more informed decisions? 

Check out Cynthia Figge, our CEO and Co-founder, on last week’s CPOstrategy INSIGHT panel discussion on procurement transformation, strategy, and application.

Mind Fish, the First Fair Trade Certified Canned Tuna Lands in the USA

100% Pole & Line Caught Fair Trade Certified Skipjack Tuna
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OAKLAND, Calif., August 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mind Fish Co. has launched the first Fair Trade Certified™ canned tuna product available for purchase in the North American market.  Mind Fish partnered with Fair Trade USA® to support a program designed to help restore healthy marine ecosystems, improve livelihoods, and to build resilient coastal communities in the Maldives through their line of Pole and Line Caught Skipjack Tuna products. 

Fair Trade on the Rise in Private Label Coffee, Apparel and Home Goods in the Second Quarter

New and expanded commitments to Fair Trade Certification were made as brands and businesses continue to seek trusted partners to realize ESG and responsible sourcing initiatives
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OAKLAND, Calif., August 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Fair Trade USA® – the leading certifier of fair trade products in North America – announces new commitments and product launches in the second quarter of 2021. As workers and vulnerable populations continue to struggle with the impacts of the climate crisis and new COVID-19 variants, businesses are executing on environmental, social, and governance criteria with increasing urgency and vigilance. And consumers are holding them accountable with more than ever.

Duke Energy Reaches 10,000-Megawatt Renewable Energy Milestone

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  • Milestone demonstrates progress towards achieving net-zero goals by 2050.
  • Company commissions 144-MW Pflugerville Solar Facility in Texas.
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  • Milestone demonstrates progress towards achieving net-zero goals by 2050.
  • Company commissions 144-MW Pflugerville Solar Facility in Texas.

Together Against Child Mortality: Novartis and Save the Children Launch Health Project in the Slums of Nairobi

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  • Novartis partners with Save the Children to launch first common health project in Kenya
  • First step in the collaboration will focus on providing affordable and effective healthcare to the most deprived children in Kenya
  • Project aims to tackle the problem of under-five child mortality through treatment of malaria, pneumonia, diarrhea and malnutrition
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  • Novartis partners with Save the Children to launch first common health project in Kenya
  • First step in the collaboration will focus on providing affordable and effective healthcare to the most deprived children in Kenya
  • Project aims to tackle the problem of under-five child mortality through treatment of malaria, pneumonia, diarrhea and malnutrition

Award-Winning Communications Executive Brandee Dallow Joins SCS Global Services as Vice President of Sustainability for Luxury Goods

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that international branding and marketing expert, Brandee Dallow, has joined the company as its new Vice President of Sustainability for Luxury Goods. In this role, she will support international expansion of SCS certification programs engaged in the fine jewelry, accessories and apparel industries.

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