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Our Food Is a Gift From the Planet: A Gift to Be Treasured, Not Wasted

By Mary Jane Melendez | Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer; President, General Mills Foundation
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Food has an intrinsic value to feed, nourish, heal, satisfy, and connect us. Food is a universal, human experience to be savored and cherished. It is best enjoyed and experienced when shared with others.

Soil-to-Shelf Tech Platform Helping Build Sustainable Food Supply Chains Around the World

eKutir’s mobile app Blooom is giving smallholder farmers access to information, finance, sustainable inputs, services and markets, helping them increase productivity.
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NEW DEHLI, India – Indian social enterprise eKutir has joined Business Call to Action with a commitment to improve the livelihoods of 1 million farmers in five countries by helping them access the tools they need to increase production – and thus profit – through its farmer-centric e-platform Blooom by 2022. It also aims to create 1,100 economic opportunities as Blooom Entrepreneurs for rural women and men.

Family Compensation Fund Improves the Lives of More Than 800 Colombian Farmers

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The Comfandi Family Compensation Fund is improving lives by providing affordable essential services to low-income people and creating employment opportunities throughout its company value chain.

How L’OCCITANE Promotes an Holistic Approach of Development in Favor of Its Women Producers in Burkina Faso

By Justine Humbert, Biodiversity & Sustainable Ingredients Specialist, L’OCCITANE EN PROVENCE
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It's quite something to be invited to New York to speak at the Business Call to Action Annual Forum. And it's a huge responsibility too, because I want to do justice to the women of Burkina Faso who work so hard to make shea butter for L'OCCITANE. Without them, I wouldn't have a success story to tell.
 
It was a humbling experience to meet these women in Burkina Faso and see how they live and work. From gathering the shea nuts through all the stages involved in making shea butter, it's a long, laborious process. I have nothing but respect for them.
 

Pediatric Therapy Network ‘Goes Green’ With ENERGY STAR Appliances From LG

Press Release

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Pediatric Therapy Network (PTN) in Southern California is going green with a new suite of energy efficient appliances from ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year LG Electronics.

Students Get a Glimpse of the Future With CNH Industrial

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The focus was firmly on the future of farming as CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) introduced young people at one of world’s largest student conventions to its cutting edge technologies and career opportunities in an exciting sector looking for the next generation of leaders.

Stakeholder Engagement and Collaboration: Distracting Buzzwords, or the Secret Ingredients for Inclusive Business Success?

By Nazila Vali, Deputy Team Lead, and Rabayl Mirza, Impact Lead at the Business Call to Action
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The words “collaboration” and “stakeholder engagement” get tossed around a lot these days – especially when it comes to the 2030 Agenda and our ambitious Sustainable Development Goals.

But what exactly do they mean and how should we go about it?

Loosely defined, collaboration is the process of working with others to achieve a common goal while stakeholder engagement is how an organization involves people who may be affected by the decisions it makes or can influence how the decisions are carried out.

The Responsible Business Summit Europe 2020

The Responsible Business Summit Europe 2020 will see world business leaders direct the next decade of action.
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The 19th annual Responsible Business Summit Europe is set to take place in London from the 26th-28th of May next year. RBSEU is Ethical Corporation’s European flagship event for leading businesses to share how they will be leading the decade of action.

Sustainable Solutions to a Burning Issue

Press Release

November 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Discover how New Holland Agriculture is working with the Indian government and local population to help replace the practice of crop stubble burning with more sustainable and innovative alternatives. Find out more at: cnhindustrial.com/stubbleburning_en

Reporting on Responsible Mineral Sourcing

Support for companies to go beyond regulatory compliance
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October 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ - GRI and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) launched a toolkit this month to help companies with mineral sourcing in their supply chains to do more to meet the reporting expectations of stakeholders – and a free webinar is set to take place.

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