Sustainability

Ecocentricity Blog: In Thanksgiving for the People of Interface

By: John A. Lanier
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I am thankful for the outstanding work of the people of Interface. They have continued that which began in 1994 with a metaphorical spear in Ray Anderson’s chest. As their latest report shows, Interface continues to lead the way in showing how an environmentally responsible enterprise should operate.

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I am thankful for the outstanding work of the people of Interface. They have continued that which began in 1994 with a metaphorical spear in Ray Anderson’s chest. As their latest report shows, Interface continues to lead the way in showing how an environmentally responsible enterprise should operate.

The Private Sector Is in a Position To Make a Sustainable Future Possible. IBM Has the Resources To Help.

By Justina Nixon-Saintil, IBM VP of ESG and corporate social responsibility
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With climate emergencies and disasters on the rise across the globe, private sector companies — particularly large companies with global reach — are in a unique position to make a difference in our collective fight to help build a more sustainable and equitable future.

How Innovating for Sustainable Food Systems has the Power to Deliver Social Impact

Trane Technologies believes innovation for everyone, by everyone, can turn ideas into a chance at a better future. Here’s how we’re doing it.
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We're pioneering a path toward a brighter future. But we believe that for the future to really be bright, it must include better outcomes for everyone. Including the people who typically have less access to innovative technology that can improve their lives for the better. That's why we launched an employee-powered social innovation program, called Operation Possible.

Read more from Rasha Hasaneen, Vice President, Innovation and Product Management Excellence, Trane Technologies on Operation Possible and how we're using it to develop creative ways to tackle problems we see in our world using the real experience and perspective our global population of people bring to the innovation process.

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We're pioneering a path toward a brighter future. But we believe that for the future to really be bright, it must include better outcomes for everyone. Including the people who typically have less access to innovative technology that can improve their lives for the better. That's why we launched an employee-powered social innovation program, called Operation Possible.

Read more from Rasha Hasaneen, Vice President, Innovation and Product Management Excellence, Trane Technologies on Operation Possible and how we're using it to develop creative ways to tackle problems we see in our world using the real experience and perspective our global population of people bring to the innovation process.

Code Consultation Offers Opportunity To Shape the Future of Sustainability Solutions

ISEAL is updating its Code of Good Practice to drive more effective solutions to sustainability challenges.
Press Release

November 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - From fighting poverty to tackling climate change and nature loss, sustainability standards and similar systems are playing an increasingly important role in addressing the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges – so it’s essential that they deliver effective solutions. To support these efforts, ISEAL is running a consultation on its revised Code of Good Practice, offering the chance to help set the global benchmark for credible sustainability systems and shape the solutions they offer.

COP 27 in Egypt: The United States Is Back at the Table

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (11.15.2022)
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The Top Stories in ESG this week are about the annual global climate meetings in Egypt – COP 27 (the Conference of Parties), convened by the United Nations. These meetings of about 200 sovereign nation’s leaders and other influentials began in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 (President George H.W. Bush was in his last year in office). The position of the United States has seesawed over the years in terms of exerting leadership or not. The welcome news for 2022 is that the U.S. is back at the table.

Toyota Joins The Water Council's WAVE Program

WAVE will help Toyota boost its water stewardship performance & reporting
Press Release

MILWAUKEE, November 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Water Council is pleased to announce Toyota Motor North America has signed onto The Water Council’s WAVE program, enhancing its commitment to water stewardship by developing meaningful strategies, goals and actions around water use.

Iowa Farmer Kelly Garrett, University of Arkansas Postdoctoral Researcher Beatriz Moreno-García and the Supporting Nebraska Farmers to Boost Resiliency Via Cover Cropping Project, Take Top Honors at Field to Market’s 2022 Sustainability Leadership Awards

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November 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ -Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture™ honored the recipients of the 2022 Sustainability Leadership Awards on the eve of the eight annual Sustainable Agriculture Summit. Now in their sixth year, the awards—presented as the capstone of the Alliance’s fall meeting—are given to farmers, organizations and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership through their efforts to advance continuous improvement in the sustainability of U.S. commodity crop production.

Interview With Land Betterment's Chief Development Officer, Tom Sauve at the 3BL Forum

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FISHERS, Ind., November 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation is pleased to share an interview with Tom Sauve when the Company participated in the 3BL Forum conference titled Brands Taking Stands: Now What? on October 25th in NYC.

Kohler Celebrates Heritage, Culture and Sustainability With Nada Debs at Design Miami/ 2022

Guests invited to experience custom hammam and hear directly from the artist about its design and handcrafted sustainable tiles from Kohler WasteLAB
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KOHLER, Wis., November 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Kohler unveils a partnership with global artist/designer, Nada Debs, through the creation of a custom hammam to be displayed at Design Miami/ 2022. Kohler’s presentation of Transcendence by Nada Debs, along with various onsite and digital activations, pays homage to cultural inclusivity, environmental sustainability, and heritage through design and innovation.

Sappi Improves Safety Rate, Invests in Safety Leadership Training

Company Implements New Procedures to Reduce Lost-Time Injuries
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After a challenging start in the first quarter of fiscal 2021 at our Cloquet Mill, the next three quarters demonstrated sustained improvement in safety at Cloquet and rock-solid performance across the other sites. In fact, Sappi North America completed the fourth quarter with no lost-time injuries, and, for the year, four out of our five manufacturing sites experienced their best-ever lost time injury frequency rate (LTIFR) performance.

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