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Sustainable Impact Takes Center Stage at Annual HP Americas Innovation Summit

Company unveils new products and solutions aimed at creating positive, lasting change for the Planet, People and Communities
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News Highlights:

  • Offers exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Nashville-based recycling facilities for HP hardware and supplies
  • Introduces HP Tango Terra, world’s most sustainable home printing system1
  • Commits $200 million to water-based print solutions for corrugated packaging and textiles
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News Highlights:

  • Offers exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Nashville-based recycling facilities for HP hardware and supplies
  • Introduces HP Tango Terra, world’s most sustainable home printing system1
  • Commits $200 million to water-based print solutions for corrugated packaging and textiles

Sycwin Coating & Wires Receives Lead Safe Paint® Certification for All Paint Brands

First Philippine Company to Earn Lead Safe Certification for Industrial Paints
Press Release

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, October 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - IPEN, an international non-profit leader on environmental health and chemical safety, announced today that paint products manufactured by Sycwin Coating & Wires, Inc. (Sycwin), a leading paint manufacturer from the Philippines, have been certified under the Lead Safe Paint® standard. Sycwin is the world’s first company to have its industrial paint brands certified lead-safe in conformity with the approaching phase-out period for industrial paints in the Philippines at the end of the year.

A Brand Built With Heart & Soul: Taking a Look Inside Justin’s

By Ethan Watters
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“When you name your brand after yourself, you can never have a bad day,” said Justin Gold, founder of Justin’s, a company known for its naturally delicious nut butters and organic nut butter cups. “You've got to bring your best every day, which is inspiring and awesome, and also exhausting.”

ReFED Accelerates Action to Cut Food Waste in Half by 2030 at 2019 Food Waste Summit

Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Today, ReFED, the only U.S. nonprofit wholly dedicated to reducing food waste, announced the annual ReFED Food Waste Summit taking place October 28-30, 2019 at METREON in San Francisco.

Bridgestone Wins the Mercedes-Benz Environmental Responsibility Award

The award-winning Reused Water project reinforces the company’s commitment to value natural resources.
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SAO PAULO, October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bridgestone, the world’s largest tire manufacturer, received the Mercedes-Benz Environmental Responsibility Award for the implementation of the Reused Water Project. The announcement of the winners took place on October 15, at an awards ceremony held in São Paulo. 

The Arbor Day Foundation and International Paper to Continue Partnership to Reforest Communities

International Paper supports the Foundation’s Time for Trees initiative and Community Tree Recovery
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ORANGE, Texas, October 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation and International Paper will continue their partnership to plant trees in forests and communities across the country.

Strengthening Supply Chain Reporting

GRI launches business leadership forum
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Is your business driving sustainability and transparency in your supply chain? Do you find it challenging to connect supply chain responsibility and sustainability reporting? How can you make your supply chain more transparent?

Explore these and other questions and share your insights with a group of like-minded peers in the Business Leadership Forum on Strengthening Supply Chain Reporting, delivered by GRI – provider of the world’s leading sustainability reporting standards.  

Subaru Loves the Earth Recycling Program Expands to More Than 160 REI Stores Nationwide

Automaker and Outdoor Retailer Will Host Nationwide Upcycling Events Throughout November as Part of Ongoing Subaru Loves the Earth Recycling Initiative
Press Release

CAMDEN, N.J., October 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ –  Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that stemming from the overwhelming success of its Subaru Loves the Earth initiative, which achieved the recent recycling milestone of diverting more than two million pieces of waste from landfills, the automaker is bringing its robust recycling program in-store to REI retailers nationwide.

Reducing Our Footprint

As Mohawk continues to grow, we remain focused on minimizing environmental impact
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As Mohawk works to leave positive handprints in communities around the world, we haven’t lost sight of the environmental footprint of our own facilities. While our businesses operate in a decentralized manner, all are working toward shared goals of reducing our use of natural resources. Across Mohawk, we are closing in on our 2020 goals, set in 2010, to decrease energy, GHG, water and waste-to-intensity by 25%.

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