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Mapping a Blueprint Framework for Effective Collaboration

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More businesses are taking collective action on issues that threaten sustainable development. And for good reason: Collaborating can spark innovative thinking, reduce risks and grow positive impact.

Bacardi Outlines How It Is Doing the Right Thing for the Planet

Bacardi publishes ‘The Way We Serve’ Corporate Responsibility Report for Fiscal Year 2021 with an in-depth look at initiatives in four priority areas
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, November 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Since it was founded in 1862, family-owned Bacardi has always ensured that while making exceptional spirits, which are enjoyed around the world, it does so responsibly. Today, the world’s largest privately held company published its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Corporate Responsibility Report outlining its commitments to its employees, customers, suppliers, consumers, and communities. Bacardi invests in Corporate Responsibility (CR) initiatives that set goals for a safer, brighter, and greener future for all.

PepsiCo-Unilever Soil Health Innovation Project, Texas Farmer Barry Evans and Indiana Conservation Specialist Leslie Fisher Take Top Honors at Field to Market's 2021 Sustainability Leadership Awards

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November 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture honored the recipients of the 2021 Sustainability Leadership Awards on the eve of the seventh annual Sustainable Agriculture Summit. Now in their fifth year, the awards—presented as the capstone of the Alliance’s fall meeting—are given to farmers, organizations and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership through their efforts to advance continuous improvement in the sustainability of U.S. commodity crop production.

The Role of Sustainability Certifications in Mitigating Deforestation

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At COP26, more than 100 world leaders pledged up to $19bn USD to help tackle deforestation and forest degradation, which account for 8-10% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Many ears perked up at the prospect of deforestation hot spots, such as tropical forests in Indonesia and the Amazon, receiving much needed aid packages. The commitments are huge, the intentions noble, and the support for regions devastated by deforestation long overdue. But one has to wonder: Can GHG emissions from forest cover loss really be halted?

Your Thanksgiving Table; Will Your Favorite Sides Be Available?

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For those who think Thanksgiving sides are the best, we couldn’t agree more! Team Del Monte has been working hard to deliver for Thanksgiving tables this holiday season and ensure that everyone can find their favorite Del Monte products — for green bean casseroles and much more!

Del Monte Foods, Inc. Doubles Down on Upcycled Food Movement With Industry's First Line of Upcycled Certified Green Beans

In 2020, the Plant-Based Foods Leader Re-Directed 600,000 Pounds of Surplus Green Beans to Products that Nourish People While Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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WALNUT CREEK, Calif., November 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Del Monte Foods, Inc. is helping to lead the upcycled food movement with the industry’s first canned vegetable product to be Upcycled Certified by the Upcycled Food Association, the world's only third-party certification program for upcycled food ingredients and products. Del Monte® Blue Lake® Petite Cut and Blue Lake® Farmhouse Cut Green Beans are made with 100% upcycled and sustainably grown green beans from Wisconsin and Illinois.

Minimizing Our Impact: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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by Darcy Robison, Pentair Senior Director, Social Responsibility

America Recycles Day®, a Keep America Beautiful® national program, is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting recycling in the United States. Celebrated each year on November 15, it is an opportunity for us all to recognize the economic, environmental, and social benefits of recycling not only today, but throughout the year.

Green Bond-anza: Making Sense of the Categories

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By Benjamin J. Bailey, Praxis Mutual Funds & Everence Financial

With the recent announcement that the European Union will begin issuing green bonds starting in October of 2021 and predictions that have annual green bond issuance hitting $1 trillion by 2023, many have been left wondering: “What exactly is a green bond?”

Mondelēz International Invests in Circulate Capital's Ocean Fund to Advance Global Efforts in Plastic Waste Collection and Recycling

Marks significant step toward helping achieve a circular economy by funding systems to collect, sort and recycle plastics at scale, including flexible films
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November 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mondelēz International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDLZ) advanced its commitment to helping create a circular economy for plastic by joining Circulate Capital Ocean Fund (CCOF) as a limited partner and making an investment in CCOF supporting scalable business solutions to help develop infrastructure for the collecting, sorting and recycling of plastic waste, including flexible films.

Kimberly-Clark's Chief Scientist Discusses Humanity-Centric Innovation at TEDxOshkosh

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Kimberly-Clark is excited to share that Pete Dulcamara, the company’s chief scientist and technical vice president, will speak at the TEDxOshkosh event on Nov. 20.

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