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Maximizing Efficiency With Gildan's Unique Business Model

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Gildan is no stranger to the nuances and complexities of clothes manufacturing. The Company has been refining its craft in the apparel manufacturing space for over 35 years – a journey that has helped Gildan gain recognition as a leader in its industry.

12 Young Circular Economy Innovators

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Meet Circularity 21 Emerging Leaders, a group of 12 students and early-career professionals looking to drive the transition to a circular economy. 

When it comes to advancing a circular economy, innovators are working around the world with these three principles in mind — design out waste and pollution, keep products and materials in use and regenerate natural systems.

RMI and RCI Publish Revised Cobalt Refiner Supply Chain Due Diligence Standard

Collaboration Refines Tools That Support Ethical Cobalt Value Chains Globally
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., and BEIJING, August 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and Responsible Cobalt Initiative (RCI) today announced the publication of their revised Cobalt Refiner Supply Chain Due Diligence Standard.

The Purpose of Business and the Circular Economy

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by Tom Szaky, founder and CEO of TerraCycle 

In college, one of my professors taught a popular theory of economics that a company’s sole purpose is to deliver profit to shareholders. Since then I’ve found that, yes, of course you want a company to be profitable so it can continue to exist. But the purpose of business to me is what it does — what service it provides, what product it makes, and how it helps people, society, and the planet.

Schneider Electric Earns Award for Supply Chain Initiative

Summary: 
  • Groundbreaking Gigaton PPA Program, developed in collaboration with Walmart, recognized as innovative approach to energy and environmental management
  • Renewable energy initiative provides education, aggregate PPAs to Walmart’s US-based suppliers, 84 of whom have joined the program since its launch last year
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  • Groundbreaking Gigaton PPA Program, developed in collaboration with Walmart, recognized as innovative approach to energy and environmental management
  • Renewable energy initiative provides education, aggregate PPAs to Walmart’s US-based suppliers, 84 of whom have joined the program since its launch last year

Responsible Business Alliance Launches Fund to Support Supply Chain Workers Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

RBA allocates $500,000 for direct worker-relief and longer-term CSO projects that support workers
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced a worker fund that will distribute $500,000 over two phases: Phase 1 will immediately and directly assist foreign migrant workers who need urgent support due to negative impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic; and Phase 2 will support projects that create longer-term protections for vulnerable workers in international supply chains, including projects that address adverse impacts of the pandemic.

Hydrogen Could Be America's Energy Future

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by Nicholaus Rohleder for Climate and Capital Media 

Clean burning hydrogen fuel is finally coming into its own, and it could shape the future of U.S. energy.

Global Compact Network Canada to Host 2021 Making Global Goals Local Business to Mobilize Ambitious and Responsible Business Conduct in Canada

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July 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In collaboration with the United Nations Global Compact, Global Compact Network Canada will host 2021 Making Global Goals Local Business – Canada conference virtually on October 5-6, 2021, with the theme of ‘Catalyzing a resilient future in the Decade of Action’.

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Welcomes Leading Global Apparel Manufacturer Gildan as New Member

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MONTREAL, June 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol welcomes Gildan Activewear and their portfolio of company-owned brands, including Gildan®, Alstyle®, American Apparel®, and Comfort Colors®, as members. The Company serves as one of the world’s largest manufacturers of everyday basic apparel, and it is also one of the largest domestic consumers of U.S. cotton, which represents the majority of the fiber used in Gildan’s products.

Native Americans Investing in Restorative Agriculture and Economics

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by Theo Ferguson of Healing Living Systems 

As White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy espouses, we need to think in systemic terms when tackling our collective challenges — COVID, economic downturn, seeking social justice to heal racism, and climate change — these are all challenges that must be approached together. Our best guides — environmentally, socially, in governance practices and economically — are still our Indigenous brothers and sisters.

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