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How a Father and His Teenage Daughter Bonded Over a Motorcycle Retrofit

Over the course of a month, Gwen and John Jessup completely revamped a 1982 Harley-Davidson together — and received a coveted award in recognition of their efforts.
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Forget malls and movie theaters; sixteen-year-old Gwen Jessup prefers to spend time in her father’s motorcycle shop. So when her dad, John Jessup, suggested completely remaking a classic Harley-Davidson bike last summer with Gwen to exactly fit her tastes and style, she jumped at the chance. The only hitch was that they had a month deadline to finish their project before showing their bike at the renown Sturgis Motorcycle Rally — and eBay was the perfect place to source their specialized products.

Timberland Invests in Regenerative Leather Ranches

By Deonna Anderson
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Regenerative agriculture practices have received a lot of attention in recent years, and much of the focus has been on food production. But more companies outside of the food space are figuring out how they can invest in or use regenerative practices in the supply chain for their products. 

Unlocking the Value in Waste

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CNH Industrial is committed to enhancing the sustainability of all areas of its business, and minimizing waste generation is key. Where this is not possible, the Company seeks ways to give waste a new life by transforming it into something of value, as the following composting projects demonstrate.

Why Patagonia is Getting into Food?

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By Yvon Chouinard, founder, Patagonia 

What’s an outdoor clothing company doing selling food? A similar question was asked of me in 1968, when we were blacksmithing new tools for mountain climbing, and suddenly started selling shorts, shirts and pants. Skepticism seems to rise whenever a company refuses to “stay in its lane,” but as an entrepreneur, I see business opportunities everywhere. As a lover of the outdoors, I see a way to save our home planet and its creatures—including us—from the destructive habits we’ve invented for ourselves. 

Celebrating Juneteenth, Supporting #BlackLivesMatter, and Continuing to Work in Solidarity for Racial Justice, Equality, and Equity

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Commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, Juneteenth is celebrated by Americans on June 19 each year – the date in 1865 when the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed in Galveston, Texas with news that the war was over and slavery had been abolished (that was of course two and a half years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863).

Innovative Ways We're Addressing the Root Causes of Child Labor

TAWIAH AGYARKO-KWARTENG, Sustainable Sourcing Representative, West Africa
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  • Our Cocoa For Good strategy is at the heart of our sustainable cocoa work
  • Driving social and economic benefits, with the help of our partners, helps eliminate child labor
  • Together, we’re working to keep children in school and away from dangerous activities
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  • Our Cocoa For Good strategy is at the heart of our sustainable cocoa work
  • Driving social and economic benefits, with the help of our partners, helps eliminate child labor
  • Together, we’re working to keep children in school and away from dangerous activities

Building a Better Future for People and the Planet

Sophie Beckham, International Paper's Chief Sustainability Officer, Featured in ICCF Video
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International Paper's Chief Sustainability Officer, Sophie Beckham, was recently featured in a video from The International Conservation Caucus Foundation (ICCF). In the video, Sophie speaks to the Vision 2030 goals, the packaging and paper company's commitment to building a better future for people and the planet.

BeChangeMaker Contestants Play to Win - for the good of the globe

Since the inception of the HP Foundation’s BeChangeMaker contest, hundreds of social entrepreneurs have emerged with a mission to do more.
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By Heidi Mitchell

CSRHub Partners With FinMason to Provide ESG Ratings for Wealth Mgmt

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NEW YORK, June 18, 2020 /3BL Media/-- CSRHub, the leading provider of ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) consensus ratings, today announced that it has partnered with FinMason, a FinTech firm and investment analytics provider that enables WealthTech platforms to accelerate development and time-to-market, to redistribute its ESG ratings via FinMason’s award-winning API. 

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