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UPS Packaging Design and Testing Enables Launch of First-of-its-Kind Reusable Consumer Packaging Solution

Announced at the World Economic Forum today, Loop™ enables consumers to reduce single-use consumer goods packaging consumption
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DAVOS, Switzerland, January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE: UPS) has joined the coalition of the world’s largest consumer product companies and international recycling leader TerraCycle to unveil an innovative new reusable and returnable system for managing consumer product packaging. The system, entitled Loop™, will be tested in Paris and New York as a first step toward full implementation in consumer markets.

Supply Chain Integrity - Introducing Farm to Yarn, Traceable Organic Cotton With Social and Environmental Benefits

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Volcom, in partnership with the social enterprise CottonConnect, is launching Farm to Yarn – a socially conscious raw materials initiative in India that features certified organic cotton that’s traceable back to the program’s farmers and that provides social and professional education programs for the farmers and the women in the farming villages of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, where the cotton was sourced.

Timberland x Christopher Ræburn FW ’19 Collaboration Unveiled at London Men’s Fashion Week

Expanded footwear, apparel and accessories collaboration underscores shared commitment to sustainable style
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LONDON, January 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – During London Men's Fashion Week, fashion designer Christopher Raeburn, whose label of the same name is synonymous with responsible, intelligent design, unveiled his FW19 collaboration with Timberland. The collection, which spans across footwear, apparel and accessories, builds upon the Timberland x Christopher RÆBURN apparel capsule that debuted in FW18, and marks the first since Timberland announced a broader partnership with Raeburn to serve as the brand’s Global Creative Director.

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends to Watch in 2019

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2018 proved to be an active year in Corporate Social Responsibility with issues related to sustainability, globalization, advocacy on social issues and multiple natural disasters in the forefront. Some of these issues and trends will continue into 2019, but leaders should expect to see the following noteworthy changes:

USPS Honors Hallmark with Supplier Innovation Award

In 2018, USPS recognized Hallmark for innovative sustainable supply chain performance
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The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) honored 10 companies for superior supply chain performance and delivering optimum solutions that reduce costs, enhance performance, maintain high levels of service, and provide innovative and sustainable solutions.

Among the select Honorees was Hallmark, which was bestowed the USPS’s Supplier Innovation Award, for “helping the USPS deliver on its strategic initiatives of delivering world-class customer experience and innovating to deliver value.”

Holiday Purchases Power Her Potential: Gifts that Give Part II

7 more brands giving back this holiday season
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88 Acres

Woman-founded 88 Acres first opened its doors in Boston, where Whole Planet Foundation funds microcredit through microfinance partner Grameen America. Their goal was to open their bakery in an area of need to drive job growth in the community. Through their continued partnership with Whole Planet Foundation, 88 Acres also creates economic prosperity by finding microloans to support women microentrepreneurs domestically and internationally.

Put A Cork In It

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What do cork, coffee cups, lettuce, and excessive travel have in common? They are all areas of personal choice that have an environmental impact, and they are all things we will be discussing with our guest today on Sea Change Radio. Lloyd Alter is a design professor as well as an editor at TreeHugger.com. This week he joins us and expounds on the virtues of cork, a surprisingly sustainable alternative to fossil-fuel-based products for sound-proofing, insulation, home-building, and, of course, bottling wine.

Living Future unConference 2019 Opens for Registration, Focus on Collaboration and Abundance

Keynote speakers include Bill McKibben, Mustafa Santiago Ali, and Mary Robinson
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SEATTLE, November 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute is hosting its 13th annual Living Future unConference in Seattle, Washington, on April 30-May 3, 2019, at the new Hyatt Regency. Architects, engineers, manufacturers, CSR professionals, and more will gather for the leading regenerative design event of the year.

The ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands Retains the Prestigious LEED® Gold Certification

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Marina Bay Sands has made another breakthrough with its sustainability efforts with the ArtScience Museum securing the prestigious LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification under the Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance rating system.

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