Supply Chain & the Circular Economy CSR News

WWD: The Beauty of Recycling

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According to Zero Waste Week, an annual awareness campaign in the U.K., the cosmetics industry produces a staggering 120 billion units of plastic-containing packaging each year.

While demand for sustainable solutions among beauty consumers have never been higher, most empty makeup containers are still very difficult to recycle or can’t be recycled altogether due to the multi-part or multi-material nature of cosmetics products.

CSRHub Adds Act Analytics' Real-Time ESG Scores to Platform

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TORONTO, August 26, 2021/3BL Media/ - Act Analytics and CSRHub today announced the Act Analytics Natural Language Processing (NLP) ESG scores are being incorporated into CSRHub’s aggregate ratings platform. The addition of Act Analytics ESG scores to those already on the CSRHub platform, improves investors’ ability to evaluate the ESG performance of thousands of companies.

CGF Forest Positive Coalition Sponsors 2021 Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue - Europe

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The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition (FPC) is proud to sponsor this year’s annual Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue (SPOD) – Europe, to be held virtually from 27th to 29th September.

SPOD – Europe is a joint venture by IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, and the European Palm Oil Alliance, and the FPC joins the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil as event sponsors.

Maximizing Efficiency With Gildan's Unique Business Model

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Gildan is no stranger to the nuances and complexities of clothes manufacturing. The Company has been refining its craft in the apparel manufacturing space for over 35 years – a journey that has helped Gildan gain recognition as a leader in its industry.

12 Young Circular Economy Innovators

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Meet Circularity 21 Emerging Leaders, a group of 12 students and early-career professionals looking to drive the transition to a circular economy. 

When it comes to advancing a circular economy, innovators are working around the world with these three principles in mind — design out waste and pollution, keep products and materials in use and regenerate natural systems.

From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2020 ESG Report: Third-Party Management

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Fifth Third has a robust third-party management program for the acquisition of goods and services. Read more in the 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report beginning on page 46. 

Our Supplier Code of Conduct sets forth Fifth Third’s expectations for ethical, human rights, labor and environmental standards throughout our supplier network. It is expected that Fifth Third suppliers demonstrate the same level of commitment to ethical business practices.

Keysight's Circular Economy Contributions

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A circular economy is based on the principles of designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems.

It’s not just about waste management

A circular economy favors activities that preserve value in the form of energy, labor and materials. This means designing for long-lasting use, reuse, remanufacturing, and recycling to keep products, components, and materials circulating in the economy.

Keysight’s contributions

Ecocentricity Blog: Net Positive: Leaving the World Better Than You Found It

Guest Blog by Jeff Gowdy
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The business world has seen environmental action start with compliance, then to “beyond compliance,” stretch goals, measuring sustainability, measuring net zero, and now to “net positive.”

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The business world has seen environmental action start with compliance, then to “beyond compliance,” stretch goals, measuring sustainability, measuring net zero, and now to “net positive.”

Rockwell Automation's Remanufacturing Program: A Sustainable Option for Productivity Savings

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MILWAUKEE, September 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As defined by the Remanufacturing Industries Council, remanufacturing is a comprehensive and rigorous industrial process by which a previously sold, used, worn, or non-functional product is returned to a “like-new” condition, from both a quality and performance perspective, through a controlled, reproducible and sustainable process.

Rockwell Automation Showcases Customers' Sustainable Innovations

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MILWAUKEE, August 30, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Trade publication Control Global’s recent article “Sustainability’s Good for Business, Too” recaps “Sustainability: From Vision to Impact,” a Rockwell Automation ROKLive session that showcased sustainable innovations from Rockwell customers.

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