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‘Mixing’ and ‘Blending’ Plant Experience, Education and Mentorship Makes for a Great Manufacturing Career at Whirlpool

#PlacesThatMatter - Greenville Ohio
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Whirlpool Corporation’s Greenville Operation makes KitchenAid small appliances, and is part of a network of five plants in Ohio with more than 10,000 employees between them. The plant is the largest employer in Darke County, and is most widely known for making the iconic KitchenAid stand mixer.

For decades, employees there have taken advantage of the opportunity to start in entry-level positions and build their careers, their lives and their families. 

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eBay’s Artober Kicks Off with Series of Artist Collaborations and Exclusive Sales

By: eBay News Team
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Throughout October, shoppers can buy limited and exclusive artwork from Yoshitomo Nara, Hank Willis Thomas, Simone Legno of tokidoki, and Carlos Rolón.

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Throughout October, shoppers can buy limited and exclusive artwork from Yoshitomo Nara, Hank Willis Thomas, Simone Legno of tokidoki, and Carlos Rolón.

Nominate Your Company for the 2020 WEC Gold Medal Award for Sustainability (Due Oct 16)

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September 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ Nominations are now being accepted for the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2019 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. The Gold Medal Award is presented annually to a global company that demonstrates deep, organization-wide commitment to sustainability in its business practice and beyond.

Kodak Moments Photo Paper Earns Prestigious FSC® Certification

Third-Party Certifier SCS Global Services Validates Achievement
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ Kodak Moments, a leading global provider of photo products and services to retailers, consumers, and entertainment properties, announced that its thermal paper products, used across Kodak Moments retail destinations nationwide, are now certified under the internationally recognized Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) Chain of Custody (CoC) standard.

Banking on a Circular Economy

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History has revealed again and again that living beyond our ecological means proves disastrous. The Mayans; the Norsemen; the people of Easter Island: the collapse of these civilizations is in large part attributed to their overexploitation of natural resources.

Today, humanity risks a similar fate as the world’s growing population places exponential pressure on the planet’s diminishing natural resources.

A global imperative

Albertsons Companies Celebrates National Coffee Day With a Commitment to Sustainability

100% of O Organics® coffee will be certified sustainable by mid-2020
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September 29 is National Coffee Day, and with 63% of Americans drinking coffee, we all know people who will be celebrating with a cup of their favorite morning pick-me-up. This year, O Organics® coffee drinkers can also celebrate that all of their favorite coffee products will soon be certified sustainable.

PYXERA Global to Host Session on Circular Economy at Responsible Business Summit West

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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Business Summit (RBS), hosted by Ethical Corporation in various locations each year, is among the premier conferences for leaders to discuss and commit to pathways toward a sustainable future. This year’s RBS West event, held in San Diego, CA on October 9–10, will bring together 250+ CEOs, sustainability leaders, investors, government representatives, and NGOs to show how they will leverage new technologies and strategic investments to deliver the blueprint for the future economy.

Fair Trade USA Calls on Consumers to Help Save Coffee Industry in Peril

#JustOneCup campaign inspires action to address the coffee crisis and ensure a minimum price for coffee producers.
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OAKLAND, Calif., September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/— On International Coffee Day (Sunday, September 29, 2019), Fair Trade USA® is encouraging coffee drinkers to choose Fair Trade Certified™ options as part of its #JustOneCup campaign to help lift farmers across the world out of poverty.

Advancing Sustainability Reporting in Greater China Region

GRI appoints regional head and publishes new reporting resource
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September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In a strategic move to best meet the diverse needs of companies and stakeholders in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, GRI’s regional base has relocated from Beijing to Hong Kong.

Headed by Verna Lin, an experienced sustainability and investment management professional, the move of GRI’s Greater China Regional Hub comes as both the China Securities Regulatory Commission and Hong Kong Stock Exchange progress plans for environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure requirements by listed companies.

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