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Tides of Change: The Global Shift from Single-Use Plastics

By Ian Lifshitz, US VP of Sustainability and Stakeholder Relations Asia Pulp & Paper Group
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This article is sponsored by Belantara Foundation. 

Sodexo: First Global Food Services Company to Connect Its Financing to Action to Prevent Food Waste

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PARIS, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, has renewed its €1.3 billion revolving credit facility (RCF) which now incorporates a pricing adjustment based on Sodexo’s performance towards its goal to prevent 50% of the food waste and food losses from its operations by 2025.

Introducing TriplePundit’s 3BL Forum Series

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As the October 29-30 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands—What’s Next draws closer, the editors at TriplePundit are excited to announce the launch of an editorial series that will showcase several of the speakers, partners and sponsors that will be onstage during this fast-paced, high-octane event.

The Future of Values-Driven Investing 

Christina Skonberg Is On a Mission

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Can business be a force for good? Christina Skonberg is on a mission to see that it can. Learn more from General Mill’s’ Senior Sustainability Analyst about how one of the world’s largest and most successful companies is approaching regenerative agriculture. 

Kiss the Ground: How would you describe your work in the context of regenerative agriculture?

New Soap with Certified Sustainable Palm Oil to Hit Hotels Worldwide, Including Marriott Properties

SCS Global Services certifies This Works soap from Guest Supply, a Guest Worldwide company, under RSPO standard
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. Sep 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Hospitality product distributor Guest Supply, a Guest Worldwide company, is now offering a new soap line, called This Works, which contains palm oil certified under the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) standard by internationally recognized third-party SCS Global Services (SCS). As of June 2019, the Company has made this body soap available to all customers and has plans to install it in Marriott Hotels & Resorts.

Albertsons Companies Revamps Frozen Own Brands Lineup, Transforms Traditional Favorites With New Benefits, Formats, Flavors

Revamp includes organic and certified plant-based meals, protein ‘power bowls,’ premium on-the-go breakfasts, and more
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BOISE, Idaho, September 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ Seizing on consumer demand in frozen meals, Albertsons Companies has revamped its lineup of Own Brands entrees with 55 new items, from organic plant-based meals for the “flexitarian” to premium high-protein power bowls and more.

“We’re in a new age for frozen meals,” said Chad Coester, SVP of Albertsons Companies Own Brands. “Shoppers deserve premium meals that deliver on dietary needs and indulgence. We’ve reimagined our frozen meal lineup with new formats to deliver on quality first.” 

PepsiCo Releases 2018 Sustainability Report Highlighting Progress and a Renewed Focus to Help Build a More Sustainable Food System

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PURCHASE, NY, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – PepsiCo Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) today published its 2018 Sustainability Report, outlining the company’s progress against its sustainability goals and announcing a new purpose behind its sustainability agenda: to help build a more sustainable food system.

PepsiCo Accelerates Plastic Waste Reduction Efforts

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Sets Target to Reduce 35% of Virgin Plastic Across Beverage Brands by 2025 Driven by Increased Use of Recycled Content and Alternative Packaging

SodaStream Business to Drive the Avoidance of 67 Billion Single-Use Plastic Bottles Over Next Five Years Furthering Company’s  Progress in Reusable Packaging

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Sets Target to Reduce 35% of Virgin Plastic Across Beverage Brands by 2025 Driven by Increased Use of Recycled Content and Alternative Packaging

SodaStream Business to Drive the Avoidance of 67 Billion Single-Use Plastic Bottles Over Next Five Years Furthering Company’s  Progress in Reusable Packaging

Nestlé Joins the ‘One Planet Business for Biodiversity’ Coalition to Promote Biodiversity

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September 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé today joined the ‘One Planet Business for Biodiversity’ (OP2B) coalition to take bold actions in protecting and restoring biodiversity. The new OP2B initiative was launched at the UN Climate Action Summit.

HP Partners with World Wildlife Fund on Forest Protection, Restoration and Management

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  • HP announces next step towards creating a forest positive[1] future for printing
  • Partners with World Wildlife Fund to take actions that are positive for forests 
  • Contributes to forest protection, restoration and improved forest management 
  • Commits to the restoration, protection and conservation of 200,000 acres of forest
  • Responds to consumer demand for forest conservation beyond sustainable sourcing
  • Invites suppliers to lead with Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) certification  
  • International Paper and FSC endorse HP Sustainable Forests Cooperative[2]
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  • HP announces next step towards creating a forest positive[1] future for printing
  • Partners with World Wildlife Fund to take actions that are positive for forests 
  • Contributes to forest protection, restoration and improved forest management 
  • Commits to the restoration, protection and conservation of 200,000 acres of forest
  • Responds to consumer demand for forest conservation beyond sustainable sourcing
  • Invites suppliers to lead with Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) certification  
  • International Paper and FSC endorse HP Sustainable Forests Cooperative[2]

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