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GFSI Welcomes the Return of the China Focus Day, As Regional Impact Takes Centre Stage

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BEIJING and PARIS, July 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Coalition of Action on food safety, Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition) is pleased to announce the return of the GFSI China Focus Day on 19th July 2021.

Consumption of Wildlife Drops Almost 30% Over Links to COVID-19

WWF survey also finds 72% of American respondents believe closure of high-risk wildlife markets is effective in preventing future pandemics
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GLAND, SWITZERLAND, May 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As the World Health Assembly opens today against a backdrop of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, a new World Wildlife Fund commissioned report reveals that nearly 30% of people surveyed across China, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and the United States say they have consumed less or stopped consuming wildlife altogether because of the global health crisis.

Asia Invests in Biotechnology Innovations to Boost Food Safety, Sustainability

Calysseo appoints Black & Veatch and Shanghai LBT Engineering & Technology as EPC contractors for its first commercial-scale animal feed production facility
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January 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Asia is actively investing in biotechnology innovations to meet the needs of its rapidly growing population.

Calysseo’s FeedKind® single-cell protein project is one such biotechnology innovation that will enhance regional food safety and sustainability.

FeedKind® is an alternative bio-protein feed ingredient for the aquaculture industry. It is made by fermenting natural gas to create a safe, nutritious, traceable and affordable protein.

CNH Industrial China Certified As a 'Best Workplace in Greater China™ 2020'

Following successful assessment, The Great Place to Work® Institute has ranked CNH Industrial China amongst its ‘Best Workplaces in Greater China™ 2020’.
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Great Place to Work®, a global leading institute in workplace culture assessment and recognition, has named CNH Industrial China (wholly owned entities) as one of the ‘Best Workplaces in Greater China™’.

Bayer Steps Up Its Commitments to Support Smallholder Farmers in Asia

Summary: 
  • Through the expansion of the Better Life Farming Alliance to Bangladesh and Indonesia, Bayer and its partners will provide more smallholders with better access to innovative and sustainable agricultural solutions, and increased farm incomes.
     
  • In 2021, the “Better Farms, Better Lives” initiative will extend to China’s Hubei Province, providing 200,000 farmers in the region with immediate assistance in the form of crop protection inputs, market access and support for health and safety needs. Currently, the program is helping more than 1.5 million farmers in 17 countries sustain their livelihoods during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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  • Through the expansion of the Better Life Farming Alliance to Bangladesh and Indonesia, Bayer and its partners will provide more smallholders with better access to innovative and sustainable agricultural solutions, and increased farm incomes.
     
  • In 2021, the “Better Farms, Better Lives” initiative will extend to China’s Hubei Province, providing 200,000 farmers in the region with immediate assistance in the form of crop protection inputs, market access and support for health and safety needs. Currently, the program is helping more than 1.5 million farmers in 17 countries sustain their livelihoods during the Covid-19 pandemic.

UPS Longitudes | Growing Support for Resilient Response

Shari Rudolph @ Good360
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The Good360 Disaster Recovery Council (GDRC) launched in the fall of 2017 during what would become one of the most active Atlantic hurricane seasons on record.

Liby and Dow Introduce China's First Fully Recyclable Laundry Packaging

Partnership strengthens both companies’ commitment to achieving a circular economy in China
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SHANGHAI, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ Dow (NYSE: DOW) recently announced that the INNATE™ TF Polyethylene Resins for Tenter Frame Biaxial Orientation (TF-BOPE) has been chosen by Liby, a leading laundry brand in China, for its packaging used to contain laundry pods. The first batch of the fully recyclable packaging is now available on its e-commerce flagship stores, Tmall.com.

Going Global With ESG Investing

Environmental, Social, and Governance Factors
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by Matthew Blume, CFA of Pekin Hardy Strauss Wealth Management  

Responsible Investing in China

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by John Streur, President and CEO; Hellen Mbugua, Vice President and ESG senior research analyst; and Jade Huang, Vice President and Portfolio Manager; all at Calvert Research and Management. 

Mobile-Enabled Rapid Cardiovascular Screening Improves Health Care for Rural Patients in China

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The global health burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is on the rise and disproportionately affects rural residents. Researchers from the Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Disease recently concluded that “the morbidity and mortality of CVD in China are increasing persistently, although the government has taken an active part in the prevention and control of CVD.”1 In addition, early detection and consistent monitoring, accompanied by necessary treatment, have the potential to decrease health risks associated with CVD.

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