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HanesBrands Achieves Leadership Position in CDP 2018 Report; A- Score Highest in Apparel Industry

Hanes Ranks in Top 6 Percent of Nearly 7,000 Companies Disclosing for the Climate Change Report
Press Release

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading global marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that it earned an A- score and took a leadership position in the CDP 2018 Climate Change Report.

Hanes has voluntarily reported its carbon emissions data since 2010 to CDP, which was formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project.

Smithfield Foods Donates $25,000 to Expand Environmental Sustainability Research

Smithfield Foods continues partnership with the University of Minnesota’s NorthStar Initiative to facilitate ongoing supply chain sustainability research
Press Release

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Subaru of America Announces Major Recycling Milestone

One Million Pieces of Waste Recycled Through Partnership with TerraCycle
Press Release

CAMDEN, N.J., February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/Subaru of America, Inc., announces that it has recycled one-million pieces of waste through the automaker’s ongoing Subaru Loves the Earth recycling program, created in partnership with TerraCycle®, the world’s leader in the collection and repurposing of complex waste streams.

Fashion Industry Moving to Improve Sustainability Footprint

Many Global Companies Seek Efficiencies and Enhanced Profitability Through ESG Practices
Article

EDINBURGH, UK, February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The global fashion industry is booming. In the last 15 years, world clothing production has almost doubled, with more than 300 million people employed along its value chain. However, the growth of this huge industry has come at a significant environmental cost.

Duke Energy Once Again Named to Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity

Press Release

Duke Energy is proud to once again be named to Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity. We serve increasingly diverse communities in an increasingly complex world. That is why diversity and inclusion are central to both our work today and our vision for the future.

Albertsons Companies Pharmacies Adopt TemperPack's ClimaCell™ Packaging

The move is expected to divert up to 75,000 pounds of waste from the landfill every year
Article

Originally posted on PR Newswire

TemperPack, a leader in sustainable packaging, and Albertsons Companies are teaming up to divert tens of thousands of pounds of waste from the landfill every year.

Green for Growth: Why Green Manufacturing is Crucial for a Low-Carbon Future

By Jean-Pascal Tricoire
Blog

Climate change is indisputable, as well as its impact on our planet’s invaluable but finite resources. Indeed, this is one of the most pressing paradoxes of our time: How do we strive for industrial growth while also being mindful of the traditional environmental impact of productivity?

Ikea Jumps on Circular Bandwagon With Leasing Strategy

Blog

2019 may be the year the concept of circular economy goes mainstream. And there’s good reason circular is catching on, even beyond the clear environmental benefits.

Do’s and Don’ts: Communicating to Customers About Your Circular Products and Services

By Paula N. Luu
Article

Until recently, we have lived in a linear economic system that operates under a “take, make, and dispose” philosophy, which ends in waste. In contrast, circular economies develop services and products that are guided by three main principles: design out waste and pollution, extend the life cycle of materials and products, and regenerate ecosystems.

CSRHub’s Bahar Gidwani Speaking at Generating Alpha

Blog

CSRHub CTO and Co-Founder Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at Skytop Strategies Generating Alpha conference, in New York on February 13th. Bahar will join a panel discussing Alpha from Impact: Identifying Opportunities in ESG.

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