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Valvoline Releases Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, ‘Powered by People’

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LEXINGTON, Ky., May 9, 2019 — Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, today released its 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. The foundational pillars of corporate social responsibility at Valvoline™ continue to center on its “People, Product and Planet” approach with a strategic focus on achieving continual improvement in citizenship, sustainability, and diversity and inclusion.

U.S. Shortfin Squid Fishery Achieves MSC Certification

Second squid species in the world to be certified sustainable
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The U.S. Northeast Northern Shortfin Squid (Illex illecebrosus) fishery in the Northwest Atlantic has been certified sustainable against the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) fisheries standard. The assessment, executed by independent conformity assessment body SCS Global Services and requested by Lund’s Fisheries, Inc. and The Town Dock, was part of a scope expansion following the successful certification of the U.S.

Foodies Learn About Farming’s Future

By Kevin Hunt
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Cascadian Farm’s launch of its limited edition Honey Toasted Kernza cereal drew a curious food-focused crowd to an event in San Francisco.

Attendees sampled the unique cereal, and other products made from Kernza – a perennial grain that shows promise to positively impact climate change and significantly improve planet health.

How Green Is Your Julep?

Inside the real derby—Kentucky distillers’ race to produce sustainable bourbon
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By Matt Heard

After picking out the brimmiest hats and placing their bets, most Derby-goers aren’t exactly asking the hard questions about the bourbon that goes into their mint juleps. But in the face of climate change, some of Kentucky’s biggest distilleries are making environmentally friendlier shifts in the name of keeping their signature export’s $8.5 billion industry going strong in today’s rapidly globalizing economy. In recent years, in fact, it’s these unassuming Appalachian distillers that have taken the lead in the sustainable spirits industry.

New Holland Construction Sends Zero Waste to Landfill at Its Contagem Plant in Brazil

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New Holland Construction, a brand of CNH Industrial, has adopted a Waste Treatment Program and reached this impressive target for 2019, ahead of environmental legislation.

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New Holland Construction, a brand of CNH Industrial, has adopted a Waste Treatment Program and reached this impressive target for 2019, ahead of environmental legislation.

LG Electronics Joins ENERGY STAR "Flip Your Fridge" Campaign

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LG has joined the US EPA as a national launch partner for the ENERGY STAR Flip Your Fridge promotion, encouraging American consumers to responsibly recycle their old refrigerator and upgrade to an ENERGY STAR certified fridge to reduce energy consumption.

Formalizing Sustainability: Kentucky Bourbon Industry Collaborates with BIER

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Kentucky Bourbon industry releases results of first environmental benchmarking study with BIER.

Sustainability is nothing new to Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. In fact, it’s a way of life for businesses that are often family-operated and dependent upon natural resources, like wood, water, and grains.

Cascadian Farm Says This New Cereal Can Help Fight Climate Change

by Amy Brown
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I have an unusual box of cereal in my pantry—the first of a kind, you might say. The manufacturer, organic foods brand Cascadian Farm, claims that kernza, the grain that is the key ingredient in its Honey Toasted Kernza Cereal, helps store carbon, protect water resources and prevent soil erosion. With talk like that, kernza has a lot to answer for. 

Enlisting Cows in the Struggle to Reverse Climate Change

by Amy Brown
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Beef has a bad name these days. The kind of beef, that is, that comes from cows, not the plant-based alternatives from Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat getting so much buzz lately.

Root for the Twins. Reduce Plastic Waste.

Pentair is proud to help fans stay hydrated with great tasting water while reducing plastic bottle use at Target Field. It’s a home run!
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by John Jacko, Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer

Picture this: It’s a 90-degree day and you’ve got amazing seats for a Minnesota Twins game. If you’re going to have any hopes of maintaining your Twins-fan spirit in the noon sun, staying hydrated is a must.

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