Supply Chain & the Circular Economy CSR News

Bayer and Partners Break New Ground on Certifying Value Chain Greenhouse Gas Impacts With SustainCERT

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September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ --  SustainCERT announces that the Bayer/Soil Health Partnership Conservation Innovation program, initiated by Bayer, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and other partners to reduce value chain or “Scope 3” GHG emissions has achieved design certification as part of the Value Change Program pilot phase. It is the second intervention, globally, to achieve this step under the Value Chain Intervention Guidance and Gold Standard for the Global Goals (GS4GG).

Every Cup of Nespresso Coffee Will Be Carbon Neutral by 2022

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September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Nespresso today commits that every cup of Nespresso coffee, both for at-home and for professional customers, will be carbon neutral by 2022. This new ambition builds on more than 10 years of work during which Nespresso has reduced its carbon emissions and compensated the remainder through agroforestry.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Joins Healthcare Facility Advisory Board

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September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center to its Healthcare Facility Advisory Board (HFAB), a role intended to help the council set priorities and steer the agenda toward its mission of inspiring and enabling sustainable, cost-effective recycling solutions for plastic products and materials used in the delivery of healthcare.

Growing Diverse Enterprises: FCA Hosts 21st Annual Supplier Diversity MatchMaker Event

Summary: 
  • Virtual event connected more than 150 diverse business owners with 600 supplier decision makers and 100 FCA buyers across commodity groups 
  • Only automaker to host matchmaker event this year given the impacts of COVID-19 on large networking events
  • Company announced plans to track certified LGBTQ- and disable-owned enterprises 
  • Event honored Aristeo Construction, Irvin Automotive Products and Ryan Industries for supplier diversity excellence
Press Release
  • Virtual event connected more than 150 diverse business owners with 600 supplier decision makers and 100 FCA buyers across commodity groups 
  • Only automaker to host matchmaker event this year given the impacts of COVID-19 on large networking events
  • Company announced plans to track certified LGBTQ- and disable-owned enterprises 
  • Event honored Aristeo Construction, Irvin Automotive Products and Ryan Industries for supplier diversity excellence

Celebrating 25 Years of eBay: The People and Technology that Fuel Our Global Marketplace

During this milestone moment for eBay, our President and CEO Jamie Iannone reflects on the magic of eBay — for the last 25 years and beyond.
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Over a Labor Day weekend 25 years ago, Pierre Omidyar wrote the code for what became eBay. Started as an experiment, eBay is fueled by a bold notion that creating a truly open, fair and honest marketplace would level the playing field and foster economic opportunity for all.

Valuing Nature To Fight Climate Change

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Dow has teamed up with Restore the Earth Foundation to revitalize and restore the world’s oldest and most powerful carbon capture technology – nature’s forests. In support of our Official Carbon Partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), we replanted 400 acres of native bald cypress trees in the Pointe-au-Chenes Wildlife Management Area to help restore the Mississippi River Basin.

Land Betterment Creates Economic Mobility Through Supply Chain Resilience

Company focused on developing a resilient supply chain to support local economies
Press Release

FISHERS, Ind., September 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, believes it is imperative to the sustainability of its business to create resilient supply chains.  A resilient supply chain is one with a low carbon footprint which leads to lower transportation costs and lower goods spoilage.  Resilient supply chains are often locally based which spur and foster local economic mob

Building Communities That Work: A Taproot Foundation Webinar

A Guide to Pro Bono for Workforce Development Nonprofits
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Dow Reaches Midpoint of “Valuing Nature” Goal; Company Continues To Deliver Environmental and Financial Value Through 2025 Sustainability Goals

Dow reaches $500MM in savings toward its $1 billion target from projects that are good for business and for ecosystems
Press Release

MIDLAND, Mich., September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Dow (NYSE: DOW) announced recently it has reached a major milestone, achieving $500 million of savings from its “Valuing Nature” goal, halfway to its 2025 Sustainability Goal to deliver $1 billion in business value from projects that enhance nature.

Our Integrated Approach to Health (of People and Our Planet)

by Thibaut Mongon, Executive Vice President and Worldwide Chairman of Consumer Health at Johnson & Johnson
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Human health is complex.

Physical health is interdependent with the health of our communities and the planet. They can’t be teased apart from one another.

As part of the world’s largest healthcare company, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health is uniquely positioned and has a responsibility to approach health (of people and our planet) in an integrated way. We can leverage our science, scale, and reach to improve the health of both people and the planet.

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