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Special Delivery: Ensuring Product Quality in Our Distribution Centers

Inside the Jacksonville, Florida Facility.
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At the 15,000-square-foot Medtronic warehouse in Jacksonville, Florida, a team of 35 employees spend their days carefully packing and shipping boxes. And every member of the team knows the value of what’s inside those boxes.

Their work is critical to making sure ear, nose, and throat surgery products make it to doctors and hospitals treating patients across the United States and internationally.

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Beverage Brands Road Test Circular Footprint Formula

In ‘Calculated’ Move, Beverage Brands Develop Circular Footprint Formula Calculator to Help Reduce Environmental Impact of Packaging
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Leading beverage companies have been at the forefront of a global transformation taking place: The shift from the traditional take-make-use-dispose mindset to a society built around circular economy models.

Ecocentricity Blog: The Best Laid Schemes

By: John A. Lanier
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Doing right by the planet is a complicated and nuanced endeavor. It’s important that we all keep learning, doing our best, and not beating ourselves up when our best laid schemes go awry.

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Doing right by the planet is a complicated and nuanced endeavor. It’s important that we all keep learning, doing our best, and not beating ourselves up when our best laid schemes go awry.

Chevron Technology Ventures Pursues New Sustainable Business Solutions

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Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV) pursues new business solutions and innovative technologies that have the potential to enhance the way Chevron produces and delivers affordable, reliable, ever-cleaner energy.

ChargePoint and Natron Energy are two companies CTV is investing in as we help create the future of energy.

Learn more about corporate responsibility at Chevron

UPS Infographic | A Smart & Sustainable Shipping Journey

Our customers want to ship more, with less impact.
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Our customers want to ship more, with less impact. We offer sustainable solutions to help minimize the environmental impacts associated with their supply chains.

This Is How the IOC and the Olympic Games Are Addressing Climate Change

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SUSTAINABILITY IS CENTRAL TO THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT’S VISION OF “BUILDING A BETTER WORLD THROUGH SPORT” 

  • Sustainability is one of the three pillars of Olympic Agenda 2020.
  • Adopted in 2014, it guides us as a sustainable organisation.

THE IOC IS FULLY COMMITTED TO HELPING THE WORLD ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE

Growing a Regenerative Renaissance

General Mills provides $1.65 million grant for Soil Health Academy to assist wheat, oat producers transition from conventional ag practices
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FT. PAYNE, Ala., February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The non-profit Soil Health Academy (SHA) today announced it has received a $1.65 million grant from global food company General Mills to educate and mentor wheat and oat producers in targeted regions of the U.S. and Canada as they transition from conventional agricultural practices to soil health-focused regenerative agriculture practices.

To implement the three-year, mentoring, consulting and evaluation components of the project, SHA is partnering with the regenerative agriculture consulting company, Understanding Ag, LLC (UA).

The Love Me Nots of Valentine’s Day Recycling

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As our national day of love approaches, you’re probably thinking about what and how you’ll express your affection on Valentine’s Day. In fact, Americans are expected to spend a record $20.7 billion this Valentine’s Day¹ – that’s a lot of love. While it’s exciting to give and receive gifts of the heart – V Day, like most holidays, creates a lot of excess waste.

Fancy décor, flowers, cards, candy wrappers and gift boxes create a recycling and waste bin dilemma  – what’s recyclable and what’s not? Here are some recycling Love Me’s (recyclables) and Love Me Nots (non-recyclables).

Aramark Good Cause Coffee to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America

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Each year, Aramark provides over one billion cups of coffee and 400 million cold drinks to workplaces around the country. This year, Aramark is donating a portion of sales from javia®, its private label coffee, and Reserve by javia, its new, premium line, to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Reserve by javia and javia coffees have been designated as a “Good Cause Coffee,” where a portion of sales is donated to local non-profit organizations. Now in its fifth year, the “Good Cause Coffee” campaign has donated $500,000 to various community centers across the country.

New Flagship EU Project Focused on Replacing Toxic Solvents with Renewable Alternatives

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February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Biotechnology company Circa Group has announced it is leading the consortium for new EU project ReSolute – a flagship Horizon 2020 project set to develop the first commercial plant to produce Cyrene™ a new sustainably sourced, safer alternative to traditional, fossil-based solvents.

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