December 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) welcomes Fetzer Vineyards, a leading wine company, as its newest member. Fetzer Vineyards, America's sixth largest premium wine producer, has been delivering high quality varietal wines since 1968 in Mendocino County, California. As a founding member of the Climate Registry and the first winery to achieve Zero Waste certification, Fetzer Vineyards offers a leading perspective to BIER’s collaborative approach to reduce resource consumption, mitigate impacts and ensure the sustainable future of the beverage
The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has named Nestlé as joint lead in the consumer staples sector for its deforestation efforts.
In its 2014 report on global forests, the environmental sustainability ratings agency commended Nestlé, among 152 companies, for its comprehensive assessment of risks and for the quality of its work to build capacity in the supply chain.
November 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Antea®Group, a global engineering and environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce recognition today as an accredited CDP USA Water Consultancy Partner and founding member of CDP’s new Corporate Water Pilot Program. Through this partnership, CDP has accredited Antea Group to offer water consultancy expertise to companies who respond to CDP’s annual water questionnaire, including Water Reporter Services members and Water Supply Chain program members as well as their suppliers.
September 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) welcomes Constellation Brands, a leading beer, wine and spirits company, as its newest member. With over 100 brands in its portfolio, Constellation Brands will bring multi-category perspectives to BIER’s collaborative approach to reduce resource consumption, mitigate impacts and ensure the sustainable future of the beverage sector.
The Inter-American Development Bank’s Hydro-BID tool forecasts water availability in Latin America and the Caribbean.
PepsiCo unveiled Hydro-BID, a ground-breaking data management and modeling tool developed in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) that estimates the availability of freshwater in water-scarce regions throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
H2O: a precise combination of elements that make up the universal solvent. An essential formula for all aspects of life.
From food and energy production to industry and transportation, freshwater is relied upon as one of our most precious natural resources. Without water of sufficient quality, businesses cannot grow, economies cannot prosper and communities cannot thrive.
Event will Explore Business Action to Solve Water Challenges
A 2014 Pacific Institute and VOX Global survey of major U.S. corporations found that 60% of companies believe water challenges will negatively affect business growth and profitability within five years. Despite growing concerns, most companies are not increasing the breadth and scale of their water risk management practices. In fact, nearly 70% said their current level of investment in water management is sufficient.
The demand and competition for diminishing water resources has resulted in unprecedented attention on water. Communities across the globe are increasingly challenged with providing sustainable and reliable water supplies to households, agriculture, and industry.
January 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ - H&M understands that our long-term success depends on sustainable water usage throughout our value chain, but also that water is a shared resource and a shared risk. So, one year ago H&M and WWF signed a ground breaking water partnership. Through a holistic water stewardship strategy we, side by side, strive towards new standards for the fashion industry and beyond.
For well over 60 years, the Canadian Mainline system has been the backbone of Enbridge’s Liquids Pipelines operations. Stretching from Edmonton to Gretna, Man., where it crosses the international border, the Canadian Mainline system allows Enbridge to transport 65 per cent of Western Canada’s crude exports.