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A Manufacturer Works to Keep Forests Safe

by NAM News Room

International Paper is acutely aware that forests are “the lungs of the landscape,” says Chief Sustainability Officer Sophie Beckham. That’s why the company, which serves 25,000 customers in 150 countries around the world, has developed a close partnership with The Nature Conservancy.

Beckham chatted with us recently about what the two organizations have done together. Here’s the condensed interview.


Continue reading the interview here

VF Corporation: Reflections on 2020

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VF Corporation Chairman, President and CEO Steve Rendle spent a day in Bozeman, MT connecting with athletes sponsored by two of VF’s brands, The North Face® and Smartwool®. Watch this brief documentary as they gather around the campfire to discuss parallels between their experiences navigating the world’s most difficult summits and leading a business through a year of constant change and disruption. One thing is for certain – neither pursuit can be accomplished alone.


IWBI Recognizes Outstanding Leaders in Advancing Health and Wellness in Buildings, Communities and Organizations Across the Globe


Today more than ever, our shared spaces are playing a critical role protecting the health and well-being of people. In response to the increased awareness and focus on our buildings, communities and organizations, many members of the IWBI community have gone above and beyond, doubling down on our efforts to provide actionable and evidence-based solutions to support and enhance public health. In recognition of these outstanding leaders, IWBI has awarded exemplary WELL Faculty members, WELL APs and Advisors for their influential roles in advancing WELL around the globe.

Eleventh Annual National Mentoring Summit Goes Virtual

This year’s summit to focus on Rising to the Moment, a collaboration to support positive youth development through mentoring
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WASHINGTON, December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is pleased to announce the eleventh annual summit theme, Rising to the Moment.”  While this year will certainly look and feel different as the Summit will be held virtual, it will still reflect the critical power of relationships, encompassing all the ways that mentoring has evolved, adapted, and held strong for young people and their relationships with their mentors during this past year. The annual thre

Critical Elements of Effective Leadership During Times of Uncertainty

Authenticity, transparency, adaptability and empathy are must-haves

Jeff Fielkow, President and CEO of Tetra Pak U.S. and Canada, recently spoke with Sustainable Brands about how to adhere to your company’s purpose in times of crisis; and how authenticity, transparency, adaptability and empathy are must-haves in effective leadership.

"No matter how informed, engaged and equipped we thought we were or aspired to be, nothing could have prepared us for the multiple curve balls thrown at us in 2020," says Fielkow. 

Watch Land Betterment Corporation's Impact Minute Episode 22

Land Betterment continues to shine a light on entrepreneurs
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Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to release Episode 22 of its Impact Minute video blog.  The impact Minute is a weekly, short video series where members of the Company’s management team and sustainability thought leaders discuss entrepreneurship and impact investing that aim to address environmental and social issues.  In this episode, Logan Jones, Producer and Cohost of the M

Join CRB for a Biomanufacturing Manufacturing Solutions Webinar

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Don't miss a discussion with our top advanced therapy medicinal product subject matter experts on how to assess expansion of production capabilities.

The webinar will take place on Tuesday, Dember 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM EST

Register for free here

LG Partners With Be Strong, Anti-Bullying Organization, to Help Student Leaders Stay Connected During Pandemic and Beyond

Provided as part of #GiveHappiness campaign, LG gram laptops enable sharing of critical resources
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DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Dec. 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Be Strong, the non-profit empowering youth to prevent bullying, isolation and suicide by igniting positive change in peer behavior through a comprehensive student-led approach, is partnering with technology leader LG Electronics USA to brighten the holidays for youth across America. 

4 Ways GFSI is Driving a 'Race to the Top' for Food Safety

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Welcome to the first ‘Race to the Top’ news update from GFSI Director Erica Sheward! #gfsiR2T

At the 2020 GFSI Conference in Seattle, the Global Food Safety Initiative launched this conceptual framework, designed to drive improvement in every area of the GFSI ecosystem.

What are the four features and what progress has been made? What is GFSI’s collaborative approach and how can you get involved?

Watch this video update to find out, and stay tuned for further updates from GFSI!

A Reflection on the CGF Sustainable Retail Summit 2020: Positivity for the Future of Our Planet Through Partnerships for Step Change


After a productive two days at the CGF Sustainable Retail Summit in mid-October, I really believe that together, through the power of partnerships, we have all it takes to grow responsibly. I’m proud that I work for P&G as we embrace our environmental duty to lead with innovation in the area of sustainability, and that we’re committed to making a difference as we strive for a Green Recovery, and beyond.


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