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Fair Trade USA Names Nathalie Marin-Gest Head of Fresh Goods to Focus on Evolution and Growth

Marin-Gest to oversee produce, floral, seafood and continue to expand non-profit’s work on North American farms
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., January 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA®, the leading third-party certifier of fair trade products in North America, has named Nathalie Marin-Gest as Head of Fresh Goods, overseeing the Fair Trade Certified™ produce, floral, and seafood product categories.

LG Honored by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Responsible Electronics Recycling Leadership

Company’s Commitment to Environmental Sustainability Spotlighted at CES 2020
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LAS VEGAS, /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics USA has been recognized for leadership in responsible electronics recycling by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. At CES® 2020, LG received the highest-level recognition in the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge.

Dry January Isn’t for Everyone, Experts Say. Some Drinkers Need Treatment. Others Are Trying Dry-Ish January

By Kate Thayer
Article

Dry January has become an annual trend in the past several years, prompting many to abstain from alcohol for the inaugural month of the year.

But does it work?

While it’s not unusual for bars to capitalize on the Dry January trend, offering mocktails as an alternative to patrons, there’s another mechanism for mindful drinking: Dry-ish January, according to Jennifer Contraveos, Chicago-based senior portfolio ambassador for Bacardi USA.

CSRHub Becomes an Official ESG Data Provider on Open: FactSet Marketplace

ESG content set available for purchase now
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CSRHub, one of the world’s broadest and most consistent sets of Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) ratings, is pleased to offer ESG Business Intelligence data via the Open:FactSet Marketplace as an official provider. It is available for evaluation via FactSet’s cloud-based Data Evaluation platform now.

GRI Review of the Year

Look back on how Global Reporting Initiative has supported corporate transparency throughout 2019
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As we start a new year – and a new decade – GRI reviews some of the highlights and achievements during 2019. 

In yet another busy and action-packed year for sustainability reporting, selecting a GRI ‘top five’ is no easy task. But here goes: 

“Mooving” Ahead With Sustainably Sourced Milk

By Kevin O'Donnell
Blog

Dairy delivers creamy goodness and rich flavor to foods that many consumers love. That’s why milk is a key ingredient in yogurt and other General Mills products.

We know consumers are increasingly interested not only in where their food comes from but how it is grown and by whom. We share consumers’ desire for transparency about what goes into our products.

‘Treat the World with Care’ is a core belief at General Mills.

How HP Made the New Elite Dragonfly One of the Most Sustainable Laptops Ever

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By Arif Bacchus 

The hunger for the creation of new gadgets and technology always comes at a cost. They’re often made of materials that aren’t recycled and will contribute to a global epidemic of polluting oceans, water supplies, or worse.

Smithfield Foods Generates Renewable Natural Gas from Wastewater to Power North Carolina Communities

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New partnership with Duke Energy and OptimaBio to Benefit Thousands of Homes and Businesses

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New partnership with Duke Energy and OptimaBio to Benefit Thousands of Homes and Businesses

2019 Sees Bridgestone EMEA, in Partnership with Leading Car Manufacturers, Strengthen its Commitment to a More Sustainable, CASE-oriented Future

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  • New to 2019, the innovative Enliten technology enabling less materials to be used in tyre production and improving the tyre’s fuel efficiency was brought to the roads for a more sustainable mobility.
  • Several ground-breaking CASE mobility projects launched in partnership with leading car manufacturers addressed global macro trends, such as climate change and urbanisation.
  • Bridgestone was chosen to provide approximately 100 new original equipment fitments in EMEA, across more than 50 different models from 14 different manufacturers in 2019, with a 10 percent year-on-year growth for HRD+ fitments. 
Press Release
  • New to 2019, the innovative Enliten technology enabling less materials to be used in tyre production and improving the tyre’s fuel efficiency was brought to the roads for a more sustainable mobility.
  • Several ground-breaking CASE mobility projects launched in partnership with leading car manufacturers addressed global macro trends, such as climate change and urbanisation.
  • Bridgestone was chosen to provide approximately 100 new original equipment fitments in EMEA, across more than 50 different models from 14 different manufacturers in 2019, with a 10 percent year-on-year growth for HRD+ fitments. 

Be Well. Do Well. Aramark's Plan for People, for Planet

The 2025 plan aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
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Aramark's purpose revolves around its mission to enrich and nourish lives: Aramark strives to create a better world by considering the company’s environmental, economic, social and ethical dimensions.

Be Well. Do Well. is Aramark’s sustainability plan. It sums up the goal to make a positive impact on people and planet over the next five years. 

Be Well. Do Well. accelerates sustainability efforts and aligns with Aramark's vision for the future: improving the wellbeing of people, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2025. 

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