Sappi Continues Push to Enhance Business Diversification
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Sappi’s continual push to find new ways to extract value from trees has resulted in the exploration of unique applications for our line of Valida products. Valida is a micro- and nanofibrillated cellulose manufactured in our pilot facility in the Netherlands. It’s a 100 percent natural, biodegradable, and sustainable material produced by mechanically processing wood fibers to their smallest components, resulting in a dramatically increased surface area and greater strength as well as enhanced optical, chemical, and physical properties.
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.
ST. PAUL, Minn., July 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ -Antea Group is proud to announce the publication of our 2020 Sustainability Report. Some areas of focus include our approach to sustainability, environmental impact, community and stakeholder engagement, as well as our commitment to quality and continuous improvement. The report also looks at how Antea Group invests in our people through employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, wellness, and health and safety.
By Kris Johnson, Interim Director of Agriculture, The Nature Conservancy, North America
Food is among the most basic and essential ways that we interact with nature. The security and continuity of our food supply chains depend on healthy soil, clean water and a stable climate—all factors that impact a producer’s ability to grow crops. Businesses are increasingly recognizing these connections and including environmental factors into their business models. One way they do this is by setting sustainability goals related to water quality and climate change.
As government aims for massive infrastructure spending, people first places are paramount
NEW YORK, July 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is the only organization to attain 100 percent alignment across the federal government’s health and wellness requirements outlined in the new health guidelines contained in the recently updated Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings. The Guiding Principles provide a detailed and prescriptive framework to help all executive branch agencies meet federal mandates related to sustainable building design, construction and operations.
ST. PAUL, Minn., July 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Antea Group USA introduced a new service to their Health & Safety offerings called EHS Support for Warehouse, Fulfillment, & Distribution. As the e-commerce industry continues to grow, the demand for warehouse, fulfillment, and distribution space is higher than ever. With U.S.
2020 Metrics Report highlights the company’s efforts to reduce the environmental impact across product life cycle, impact in communities across the world and progress towards commercializing business opportunities with a social purpose
KOHLER, Wis., July 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Kohler Co., a global leader in the innovation and manufacture of plumbing products; tile, cabinetry and lighting; and engines, generators and clean energy solutions, released its annual 2020 Believing in Better Metrics Report outlining progress in reducing the company’s GHG emission intensity, waste to landfill intensity, water use intensity and other key social and environmental commitments.
by Mark LaVerghetta, Co-Founder and Chief Governance Officer of Land Betterment
We are at the forefront of a transformational shift throughout the Appalachian region and parts of the Midwest. As the United States incrementally and increasingly migrates away from fossil fuels as an energy source, the region has been left with a tremendous void in terms of lost economic opportunity. That is where Land Betterment comes in with it's two main divisions, Environmental Solutions and Sustainable Development,
The business landscape is reorienting itself and you can almost hear priorities shifting toward change-readiness and the bigger picture. Companies everywhere are reviewing their strategies and re-evaluating where their resources will be invested over the next few years. Business resilience has been cemented as a top consideration.
Change is coming and you never know where it hits you and where it gives you wings – this was one of the big lessons in recent years with bringing EHS&S (Environment, Health & Safety and Sustainability) to the forefront of change and company strategy. The question remains, what are the internal processes, human skills, and tools that help you tackle these challenges? What we face every day in our field is the need for quick adaptation to changes, immediate reaction to incidents, and continuous innovation to get better. How can we manage all this?