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Meet 3 Inspiring Teens Feeding A Better Future

By Laura Knutson
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Vote now, polls are officially open!

At least for three teens who are looking to scale big ideas into big impact.

Open Call for GRI Standards Governance Bodies

Opportunities to Join Global Sustainability Standards Board and Due Process Oversight Committee
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Nominations are being welcomed for membership of two bodies that are critical to the success of the GRI Standards – the world’s most trusted and widely used sustainability reporting framework.

GRI is seeking new members for the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB), the governance body that operates independently of the GRI Secretariat with sole responsibility for the setting and development of the GRI Standards.

Jetblue’s Bluebud Business Mentoring Program Helps Eat Your Coffee, 9 Miles East and Sustainable Snacks Learn What It Takes to Get Their Brands off the Ground

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JetBlue, New York’s Hometown Airline® and the largest carrier in Boston, is helping 9 Miles East Farm, Eat Your Coffee and Sustainable Snacks learn what it takes to get their brands off the ground through the airline’s BlueBud business mentoring program.

BlueBud offers innovative and budding food and beverage brands a unique opportunity for business mentorship including access to JetBlue’s leaders and an inside look at the airline’s distinctive product development culture and award-winning onboard experience.

A Closer Look at MilliporeSigma's Greener Solvent, Cyrene™

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In response to the need for solvents to meet stricter regulation requirements for employee safety and environmental sustainability, MilliporeSigma introduced Cyrene™—a sustainable dipolar aprotic solvent, produced in two steps from a renewable cellulose source.

Learn more about how MilliporeSigma is taking giant steps toward smaller footprints. 

Nestlé Verifies Three-Quarters of Its Supply Chain as Deforestation-Free

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April 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé today announced that 77% of its agricultural commodities are verified as deforestation-free. This is a key milestone in the company’s efforts to achieve its zero-deforestation commitment.

Time for Trash Talk: GRI Waste Standard Out for Public Comment

Waste reporting disclosures being developed by GRI
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May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In the face of a growing global waste crisis, new corporate reporting disclosures are being developed by GRI to help organizations better understand and communicate their waste impacts.

International recognition of the need for action on waste is increasing. The scale of the issue – from the effect of plastics in marine ecosystems to the mounting disconnect between food waste generation and global hunger – illustrate why businesses and other organizations need to play their part by improving waste management practices.

Re-imagining Olam

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In our 2018 Annual Report, which integrates both financial and non-financial reporting, we outline how Olam has:

Reducing GHG Emissions: From Seed To Shelf

How PepsiCo is fighting climate change though the value chain
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We’ve set ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, aiming to cut them by 20% by 2030. See how we’re taking action at every step in our value chain to help make it a reality.

HP Singapore: Make-IT-Green Campaign

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HP Make IT Green Campaign, which kicked off in January 2018, had set a goal of collecting 50,000kg in used personal computers, laptops and display monitors at six community centres and 24 schools here. However, we have collected more than four times the amount we had hoped for, more than 200,000kg of e-waste was collected in the year-long campaign. HP's e-waste recycling campaign raised $50,000 for The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund.

Taking a Stand Against Ocean Pollution

Legg Mason Sponsors Inagural “The Race Against Plastic” 10k
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Legg Mason and Jupiter Asset Management joined forces to co-sponsor a run on April 11th in Stockholm, Sweden, to benefit Plastic Oceans, a pioneer in the fight against plastics in our seas.

 “The Race Against Plastic (TRAP)” inaugural 10k featured 25 clients dusting off their running shoes and joining together in the fight to reduce polluting our oceans with plastics. Runners and supporters raised nearly $10,000 for the cause!

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