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Sustainable Brands Detroit: Transforming Brands to Deliver the Good Life

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This week, the Porter Novelli/Cone team headed to Detroit for the annual Sustainable Brands conference, contributing to four days of inspirational conversation around transforming brands through sustainable innovation. The event brought together a diverse group of more than 2,000 passionate thought leaders and change makers to collaboratively address some of the most systemic issues we face on our path to creating a healthy, sustainable future.

International Justice Mission Announces Third Grant from Walmart.org to Combat Trafficking in Thai Fishing Industry

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BANGKOK, Thailand, June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ — International Justice Mission (IJM), the world’s largest international anti-slavery organization, has announced its third grant awarded by the Walmart Foundation to continue addressing human trafficking, also known as modern slavery, in the Thai fishing industry.

BNY Mellon Launches Its 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report

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Societal and environmental shifts continually reshape the future and present exciting new opportunities for BNY Mellon’s businesses and stakeholders. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) empowers BNY Mellon to invest in these possibilities and use their reach, market influence and resources to address pressing world challenges by allocating resources to have the greatest impact around the world. 

The Movement Towards Natural & Organic Food and Healthy Lifestyles

Sales of Natural and Organic Products Outpace Conventional Food and Beverage as Consumers Get the Message About the Relationship Between Diet and Health
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by Steven Hoffman, Managing Director, Compass Natural 

Consumer demand for healthier products continues to grow. With concerns ranging from the cost of healthcare to the effects of food and agriculture on climate change, consumers of all ages are opting for natural, organic and functional foods and beverages, nutritional supplements, natural medicines and other eco-friendly products from mission-based companies that share their values and address their concerns.

VIDEO | Environment: Smithfield Foods Sustainability Report

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Smithfield Foods is reducing its environmental footprint while expanding operations to feed the world’s growing population.

Walmart on Track to Reduce 1 Billion Metric Tons of Emissions From Global Supply Chains by 2030

Inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance Report (ESG) outlines how Walmart drives change in the industry and creates shared value
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June 7, 2019 - In May, Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) issued its inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which details the company’s goals, progress and achievements for fiscal year 2019 toward its commitment to activate climate change initiatives, enhance sustainability in supply chains and increase economic opportunity for associates.

Walmart is disclosing progress to date in several areas including:

Activating Climate Change Initiatives

Mohawk Group’s NeoCon Introductions Show How Innovation Is Second Nature for Flooring Leader

Architects and designers invited to Chicago Merchandise Mart space #3-377 now through Wednesday
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CHICAGO, June 10, 2019 /3BL Media/Mohawk Group, a leading commercial flooring company known for innovative flooring solutions and its ongoing commitment to believe in better, will showcase its latest carpet and hard surface collections at NeoCon 2019.

eBay Empowering U.S. Small Business Trade and Inclusive Growth

By: Cathy Foster, VP, Government Relations & Public Policy
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The eBay Government Relations’ Advocacy & Policy Programs Team published a new report highlighting how eBay is driving small business trade and balanced and inclusive growth across the United States.

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The eBay Government Relations’ Advocacy & Policy Programs Team published a new report highlighting how eBay is driving small business trade and balanced and inclusive growth across the United States.

Water, Air and Pentair: Supporting World Environment Day

by Marybeth Thorsgaard, Pentair Vice President of Communications and President of the Pentair Foundation
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Today is World Environment Day, an opportunity every June to celebrate and support environmental action.

Established by the United Nations in 1974, World Environment Day is supported by more than 100 countries. Every year, a timely theme is carefully chosen to resonate with one of the world’s most urgent environmental challenges. In turn, a host country takes on the task of highlighting the challenge and the ways they’re working to help solve it.

A More Sustainable Way to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

How UPS, TerraCycle and Nestlé are changing the way we consume goods.
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Tom Szaky | TerraCycle
Walter Peterson | Nestlé

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