There is a need for labels that tell consumers packaging can be recycled. Twenty-eight percent of Americans say they will only recycle items that they know are recyclable. Only one in five will do extra research to determine if an item can be recycled if it is not clearly labeled. One company is leading the way when it comes to communicating to consumers about packaging.
(3BL Media and Just Means) – October: It’s the month which gives us an excuse to drink an excessive number of pumpkin lattes, indulge in political debate with family and trek up to Vermont for leaf peeping. Even more, it gives us the opportunity to stand side by side with small farmers around the world. Every year, I have the joy of hearing from dozens of companies who use October as a reason to support fair wages through consumer purchases.
Hurricane Matthew just caused major flooding in parts of the Southeast. It's the country’s thirteenth billion-dollar weather disaster this year. A new Ceres report ranks the responses of the country’s largest insurance companies to climate change risks. What it finds is that while the disclosure and management of climate risks is improving by more U.S. insurers, most are giving minimal attention to it in terms of risks and opportunities.
Why would a liquor company have a no straw initiative? The answer is simple. Bacardi Limited knows that those little plastic tubes are bad for the environment. In the U.S. alone, 500 million straws are used daily. That’s enough to fill over 127 school buses every day, or over 46,400 school buses a year. Most straws are made from plastic, which is not biodegradable.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In our fast-paced, technology-driven and globalised world, consumers expect just about anything from anywhere delivered promptly to their door. International logistics via technology makes that happen. Yet, it seems newcomers do not always perceive supply chain management and global trade as a first career choice. So, how do logistics companies attract new business leaders to gain a competitive advantage?
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The world has come to know Pakistan as a country riddled for decades by war and violent conflict, with an economy in collapse. Nestled here is the Swat Valley region, once called the ‘Switzerland of the East’ by HRH Queen Elizabeth II.