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Rethinking Sustainability Using Closed-Loop Manufacturing and Circular Economy Frameworks

By Christopher Wellise and Matthias Roese
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There’s a tectonic shift taking place in the industrial world, as concerns about humankind’s impact on the environment drive companies to rethink fundamental aspects of how they do business. It’s no longer enough to pay mere lip service to sustainability. Forward-thinking leaders demand new strategic approaches that not only address environmental demands, but also position their organizations for future growth.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Tetra Pak and ABB Pioneer Digital Energy Assessment Programme to Help Food Producers Reduce Their Environmental Impact and Cut Costs

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland April 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak has today announced it is developing an energy assessment programme in collaboration with ABB to help food and beverage producers lower their environmental impact and cut costs. These solutions are being showcased in the Swedish Pavilion at Hannover Messe 2019 between April 1st and 5th.

Tesco Tests Plastic-Free in Produce Aisle

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Plastic use continues to plague our planet,  with 40 percent only being used once before ending up in our landfills, waterways and oceans. The use of plastic in products and packaging has become a critical concern for companies, consumers and other stakeholders alike.

A New Era for Sustainability at Radisson Hotel Group

2018 HAS BEEN A VERY ACTIVE AND EXCITING YEAR, AS RADISSON HAS ENTERED A NEW ERA FOR THE COMPANY AND CONTINUES POSITIONING THEMSELVES FOR THE FUTURE.
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April 2, 2019 - One of the first big milestones for this Responsible Business pioneer in the hospitality industry, was the introduction of the umbrella corporate brand – Radisson Hotel Group – leveraging the global brand recognition of Radisson. The company defined a new five-year strategy, in which Responsible Business is one of the essential drivers of delivering Memorable and Meaningful Moments to guests.

Nespresso Invites Companies to Join Its Aluminium Recycling Scheme

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Nespresso today issued an invitation to other portioned coffee manufacturers to join its recycling program, paving the way for a global recycling scheme for aluminium coffee capsules. The move was endorsed by the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board (NSAB) during its annual meeting in Geneva.

Why General Mills Want Supply Chains to Become Regenerative Stewards of the Environment

By Matt Mace, Edie.net
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Faced with a growing global population and strains on depleted natural resources, US food producer General Mills plans to equip its supply chain farmers with the knowledge and tools to move from practices that mitigate environmental degradation to regenerative approaches.

Read more here.

Scientific and Technological Breakthroughs are Transforming Global Brands

Mastercard, BanQu, Planet Labs sharing insights at SB’19 Detroit, June 3-6
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Science and technology are just two of the many driving forces behind the environmental and social innovation needed to protect our planet and improve the lives of individuals. Advances in science and technology are creating opportunities for companies to rethink how they deliver value to their customers in support of new societal aspirations aligned with their views of the Good Life of today.

Ecocentricity Blog: Eat It, Just Eat It

By: John A. Lanier
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What we eat matters. It impacts our health, our environment, and the economic opportunities for farmers around the globe.

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What we eat matters. It impacts our health, our environment, and the economic opportunities for farmers around the globe.

Kevin Walker on Our Grand Food Bargain

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You’re walking the aisles of your local grocery store, picking out fresh ingredients for dinner — you get to the counter, pay for it, bag it, and you’re off. Pretty simple, right? Well, that little mindless exchange was the product of thousands of years of human development. There was a time, not that long ago, when acquiring what you needed to survive entailed far more individual effort. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to Kevin Walker about his new book, The Grand Food Bargain, to learn about the ups and downs of all this food abundance.

MilliporeSigma Recycling Programs Give Waste New Life

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Single-use plastic is on the rise in the life science industry—making it increasingly important to change the end-of-life scenario for products, which often end up in landfills or are incinerated. MilliporeSigma continues to tackle this issue through its unique, industry-first recycling programs operated in partnership with Triumvirate Environmental—taking big steps toward smaller footprints.

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