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Walmart and Sam’s Club’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign Aims to Achieve Big Impact Toward Hunger Relief

Campaign Aims to Help Feeding America Secure 1 Billion Meals for Local Food Banks
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BENTONVILLE, ARK., April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – In communities across the U.S., one in eight Americans, or nearly 40 million people, struggle with hunger, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. To raise awareness and combat the issue, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Feeding America® and member food banks are kicking off their sixth annual nationwide “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” (FHSC) campaign, which will run from April 22 to May 20.

How Much Do You Know About Recycling? Take Domtar's Recycling Quiz

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Are you the king or queen of recycling knowledge? Take our recycling quiz to find out if you know your stuff when it comes to keeping paper out of landfills — or if you need to brush up on your knowledge.

Take the quiz here

You can learn more about Domtar's work in environmental responsibility here

Video | Timberland Creative Director Christopher Raeburn Speaks at the Condé Nast Luxury Conference 2019

Thoughtful Luxury: How Business and Creativity can Drive Sustainability and Growth
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Christopher Raeburn appeared on-stage at the prestigious Condé Nast Luxury Conference discussing all things RÆBURN, Timberland and how business, creativity, and collaboration can drive sustainability and growth along with panelists Jochen Zeitz, Sylvie Bénard of LVMH, moderated by Suzy Menkes and Jo-Ann Strauss. Raeburn, who joined Timberland as global creative director this past fall, share's the brand's longstanding commitment to responsibility.

No No No – Coffee Cups Are the Not the Consumer’s Problem to Solve.

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Recently an article was posted on LinkedIn with a title that read, “Coffee cup ban: Boston Tea Party’s sales fall by £250k”. The comment attached to the post was this:

“You can put all the bans in the world, but at the end of the day if consumer habits don’t change there won’t be a difference.”

Upon reflection, I have a couple of problems with both the article and how it was framed.

Putting Sustainability at the Heart of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

by Nick Lazaridis, president (EMEA), of HP Inc.
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The first, second and third industrial revolutions all forged paths for momentous progress, driven by human ingenuity in manufacturing, science and technology.

The unintended consequences, however, were that each revolution became markedly more detrimental to our planet, and – in many cases – people and their communities.

Responsible Gaming: Dr. Bo Bernhard

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For the past seven years, Dr. Bo Bernhard, world-renowned responsible gaming expert, has led the responsible gaming ambassador training program at Las Vegas Sands properties across the globe. Dr. Bernhard serves as the executive director for the International Gaming Institute (IGI) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), where he oversees all research and academic functions. Prior to his current role at the university, Dr.

Ecocentricity Blog: Pulling a Thread

Guest Blog by Chantel Lanier
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This year Chantel Lanier has been on a personal quest to learn more about the environmental impact of fashion, and what she has learned is staggering.

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This year Chantel Lanier has been on a personal quest to learn more about the environmental impact of fashion, and what she has learned is staggering.

Bacardi and Lonely Whale Urge Unicode to Remove All Emoji Plastic Straws On Behalf of One Bold Sea Turtle Sydney

Timed Against World Water Day, Bacardi and Lonely Whale Announce Next Phase of #TheFutureDoesntSuck Campaign by Enlisting Comedian and Activist Daniel Franzese to Deliver Sydney’s Message
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 22, 2019 /3BL Media/— 

HP Pledges to Make Every Page Printed Forest Positive, Carbon Neutral and Part of a Circular Economy

Announces vision for print sustainability with innovation that protects the world’s forests, reduces carbon emissions and uses more recycled materials
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News highlights:

  • The company reached its goal of 100% zero deforestation with its HP-branded paper two years ahead of schedule1, and is on track to achieve zero deforestation of its paper-based packaging by 2020 – marking a major milestone in the company’s journey toward a forest positive future.  
  • HP’s vision is to deliver carbon neutral offerings; HP customers have reported a 33% annual reduction in carbon emissions, energy consumption, and cost per device with HP’s Managed Print Services 2.
  • The company’s line of printers supports closed-loop recycled plastics, specific products made with up to 30% closed-loop, post-consumer plastics1.
  • HP announces new energy efficient EcoSmart LaserJet printer and EcoSmart black toner with lower melt temperatures that result in lower energy consumption3.
  • HP supplies study reveals over 50% of today’s US workforce expects employers to commit to sustainable practices and this impacts employee recruitment, retention and advocacy4
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News highlights:

  • The company reached its goal of 100% zero deforestation with its HP-branded paper two years ahead of schedule1, and is on track to achieve zero deforestation of its paper-based packaging by 2020 – marking a major milestone in the company’s journey toward a forest positive future.  
  • HP’s vision is to deliver carbon neutral offerings; HP customers have reported a 33% annual reduction in carbon emissions, energy consumption, and cost per device with HP’s Managed Print Services 2.
  • The company’s line of printers supports closed-loop recycled plastics, specific products made with up to 30% closed-loop, post-consumer plastics1.
  • HP announces new energy efficient EcoSmart LaserJet printer and EcoSmart black toner with lower melt temperatures that result in lower energy consumption3.
  • HP supplies study reveals over 50% of today’s US workforce expects employers to commit to sustainable practices and this impacts employee recruitment, retention and advocacy4

General Mills Brands Join to Improve Farming From the Ground Up

by Megan Amrich
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This article series is sponsored by General Mills and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Can macaroni and cheese really revolutionize farming? What about beef jerky or frozen peas? If they are the result of brands combining their resources to promote regenerative agricultural practices, the answer could be yes.

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