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In Focus: Intel and Responsible Mineral Sourcing

By Aiste Brackley
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Intel is recognized for its achievements on supply chain sustainability. The company has manufactured microprocessors that are conflict-free since 2013 and has been a leader in eradicating forced labor practices. Aiste Brackley spoke to Dr. Adam Schafer, who leads supply chain sustainability initiatives at Intel and is also on the Steering Committee of the ERM Group’s first Mining and Technology Forum, to take place in 2020.

Aiste Brackley: What is unique about Intel’s supply chain?

Ecolab's Douglas Baker is the First Recipient of the Dayton Award

Caux Round Table for Moral Capitalism Created Award to Recognize Minnesota Business Leadership for Corporate Responsibility
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ST. PAUL, Minn. November 26, 2019 /3BL Media/  – Douglas M. Baker, Jr., chairman and CEO of Ecolab Inc., has received the Dayton Award for Distinction in Moral Capitalism from the Caux Round Table for Moral Capitalism. The award, presented Nov. 22, recognizes Minnesota business leaders for corporate responsibility and celebrates big picture thinking about how business improves lives and societies.

How Albertsons Is Redefining Flower Power

By Gina Acosta
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The retailer is adding a philanthropic component to its Debi Lilly Design line of floral and home décor. Now, when customers purchase one of the grocer's new Debi Lilly Design Extending Smiles floral designs at participating stores, $1 of the proceeds will be used to provide a pair of shoes, clean water or food to someone in need.

Continue reading the story on Progressive Grocer.

Five Reasons We Are Thankful This Year

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Tis the season to give thanks. At NRG, we are thankful for so much in our lives, but here are five things we’ve decided that have had a particularly positive impact on our past year.

1. Our devoted employees

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 37: Robert Lee, Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

Tackling Food Waste & Hunger Together
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In celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday this week, Common Impact's Pro Bono Perspectives podcast revisits host Danielle Holly's conversation with Robert Lee, Co-Founder & CEO of Rescuing Leftover Cuisine, a national nonprofit that tackles the intertwined issues of food waste and hunger.

Mohawk’s Air.O Becomes First Unified Soft Flooring to Achieve Declare and Health Product Declaration Certifications

Manufacturer's Greenbuild 2019 showcase also included Green Exhibitor Attendee Choice award
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ATLANTA, November 22, 2019 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Industries announced today at Greenbuild that the company’s Air.o Unified Soft Flooring (USF) line has achieved rigorous Declare and Health Product Declaration (HPD) certifications. Air.o has been showcased this week as part of Mohawk’s portfolio of flooring solutions designed to minimize environmental impact at the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The Air.o display at Mohawk’s booth helped the manufacturer earn the coveted Green Exhibitor Attendee Choice award at the international trade show yesterday.

Responsible Forestry Leaders Celebrated at Greenbuild During FSC’s 25th Anniversary Gala

Baskahegan Company and UFP International, Certified by SCS Global Services, are Among Award Recipients
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ATLANTA, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/– SCS Global Services celebrates longtime Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) certificate holders Baskahegan Company and UFP International as 2019 FSC Leadership Award recipients, among 13 winners, at a ceremony during Greenbuild in Atlanta on Wednesday.

SCS Global Services Now Offers FSSC 22000 Certification

Sustainability Expert Expands Its Comprehensive Suite of Food Safety and Quality Services
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., November 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that it has added FSSC 22000 certification, a complete food safety management systems certification scheme, to its comprehensive suite of professional auditing, training and support services for the food industry. FSSC 22000 is benchmarked to the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is based on ISO 22000  and ISO 22002 standards, which provides global recognition and credibility. The robust framework addresses food safety risk management across the entire supply chain.

Mohawk at Greenbuild 2019: Sustainability is Second Nature

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ATLANTA, November 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Mohawk Industries’ overarching theme at Greenbuild 2019, “Sustainability is Second Nature,” drives home the manufacturer’s total commitment to creating a believe in better culture across all divisions that will provide consumers and designers with the most advanced and innovative sustainable flooring solutions.

Bridgestone Brings First At-Scale Use of Recovered Carbon Black to Tire Market

Partnership with Delta-Energy Group aims to recycle more than 2 million tires by end of 2020
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 20, 2019 /3BL Media/― Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced the industry’s first at-scale use of recovered carbon black (rCB) in the tire market as part of its long-standing partnership with Delta-Energy Group, LLC, a market leader for material recovery from end-of-life (EOL) tires. 

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