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Movement Toward Sustainable Cotton Spearheaded by Global Brands and NGOs

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German retailer Otto launched a campaign highlighting cotton sustainability last month. The campaign focuses on sustainable cotton production in Africa, emphasizing Otto’s 10-year working relationship with Cotton Made in Africa.

The Sustainable High Growth Revolution - A Presentation by Michael Molitor

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The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business presents Business, Environment, and Society Seminar Series speaker Michael Molitor, Senior Fellow - Ray C. Anderson Foundation.

Danger of the Unknown: Asian Supply Chains at High Risk for Corruption and Slavery

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As the world economy expands and companies experience globalization, supply chains have become increasingly complex. For example, the Adidas Group, one of few companies that fully disclose their supply chain information, works with over 1,000 independent factories in over 61 countries.

Europe Assesses Chemicals Legislation; REACH Moves Away from Animal Testing

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The European Commission is currently implementing a fitness check as part of its broader goal for better regulation – “designing policies and laws so that they achieve their objectives in the most efficient and effective way possible.” Better regulation ensures that EU

Four Challenges Facing Product Managers Tackling CE100 Initiatives

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Increasing after-life use of products is increasingly a priority for product and packaging managers seeking to apply the principals of the Circular Economy and concepts embodied in the New Plastics Economy in order to promote resource conservation and optimize existing resource value.  

Sustainable Raw Materials: Is Rubber Finally Catching Up?

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As rubber demand and production continue to increase, large consumers, producers, and the international community have become increasingly aware of the negative environmental and social impacts of rubber production.

Carnival Corporation Issues 2015 Sustainability Report, Continues Strong Commitment to Environment and Safety

World’s largest leisure travel company today released 2015 sustainability report detailing progress made in environmental, safety, employee and social areas
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MIAMI, August 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, today released its 2015 sustainability report detailing the  progress made in 2015 against its 2020 sustainability performance goals. The report’s details show the company is on track to meet its goals in the next four years, with sustainability efforts highlighted across its 10 cruise line brands.

Asian Firms and Governments Demonstrate Need to Fortify Anti-Corruption Efforts

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A joint research project conducted by the ASEAN CSR (Association of Southeast Asian Nations Corporate Social Responsibility)  Network and the National University of Singapore Business School’s Center for Governance, Institutions and Organization revealed that businesses in Southeast Asia are not doing enough to combat corruption.

Talk with Green Guy Show - Interview with Mayor Jim Brainard, Co-Chair, U.S. Conference of Mayors - Energy and Environment

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of the "Talk with Green Guy" radio talk show on AM640 WGST and iheartradio in Atlanta.  

Shows air every Sunday at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

GRI Podcasts: Beyond Reports - Episode 6, Christina Burmeister

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This month, Christina Burmeister, Sustainability Project Manager at Deutsche Bank, speaks about the company’s efforts to make banking more socially responsible, as well as the EU Directive on Non-financial Reporting, which goes into force in 2017. Deutsche Bank is a member of GRI’s GOLD Community

GRI Podcasts: Beyond Reports - Episode 6, Christina Burmeister

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