FISHERS, Ind., August 17, 2021 /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, announced that several team members attended Shaping Our Appalachia Region’s (SOAR) 3rd Quarter Executive Meeting on August 11th.
The release of the 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report (ESG) continues fulfilling our long-standing commitment to being a good corporate citizen, and to transparency and accountability in reporting on our efforts in support of our corporate responsibility pillars: to the People who both work at and visit our resorts, the communities we call home and the Planet we all share.
LUSIX Rough Diamonds are Now Sustainably Certified
REHOVOT, Israel, August 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Following the completion of a comprehensive sustainability audit, laboratory grown diamond producer LUSIX has been accredited, and its rough diamonds have been certified, under the SCS 007 Sustainability Rated Diamond Standard for Trial Use. This pilot accreditation confirms that LUSIX’s production operation located in Rehovot, Israel has met the relevant requirements of the program covering five major areas: origin assurance, ethical stewardship, climate neutrality, sustainable production practices and strategic sustainability investments.
A change in consumer behavior and more visibility to packaging reduction and plastic waste has brought a new lens to how consumers are viewing their favorite brands, especially in retail. For businesses, this has a huge impact on brand loyalty, product choices, and the bottom line. What are the most relevant ESG issues in the retail sector?
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.
Green Lab Certification is identified as a crucial leverage point for pharmaceutical and medical tech companies to achieve a healthier, more resilient zero carbon world.
August 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Green Lab Certification program from My Green Lab, the world’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the sustainability of scientific research, has been selected as a key indicator of progress for the UNFCCC High Level Climate Champions’ 2030 Breakthroughs campaign. In the lead up to the COP26 Climate Change Conference, the Green Lab Certification program was chosen as a key player to help pharmaceutical and medical tech companies achieve the goal of a zero carbon world by 2050.
Corporate culture has never been more transparent or important than it is now. Sustainability leaders, investors, employees, and consumers are choosing companies that align with their values. Millennials in particular have been cited as key to this shift through their spending power and ability to publicize support or dissatisfaction widely.
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.
From the hydrogen-powered cauldron to medals made from recycled mobile phones, from gender balance to the first official Pride House, the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 are blazing a trail for the future. Here’s everything you need to know about how Tokyo 2020 is helping build a better, more sustainable world through sport.
As the first athletes receive their medals on the podiums, they will be pushing boundaries in other ways too. For the first time ever, both the Olympic medals and the podiums which athletes stand on have been produced using 100% recycled materials.