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CSRHub's Cynthia Figge on Syndio's Fairness at Work Webinar

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Cynthia Figge, our CEO and Co-founder, was a panelist on the 13th episode of Syndio's Fairness at Work Webinar: How to Incorporate Pay Equity into your ESG Strategy. Cynthia was joined by Lisa Edwards, President and COO of Diligent Corp., and moderator Maria Colacurcio, Syndio CEO.

The webinar covered:

Did You Know: Beauty Packaging

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From adhesives to beauty to laundry and home care, our innovations deliver the technology and solutions behind the products you use every day.

Heinz Partners With WestRock to Remove 550 Tonnes of Plastic Packaging From Multipacks in UK Supermarkets as Part of £25 Million Investment in More Sustainable Solutions

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September 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Heinz has announced today that it is continuing its mission to remove plastic from supermarket shelves with the UK roll-out of the Heinz Eco-Friendly Sleeve Multipack, a new, convenient, super skinny paperboard sleeve for all its multipack canned products.

CNH Industrial Logistics Center in Sorocaba, Brazil, Awarded Bronze in World Class Logistics Program

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CNH Industrial’s Parts Logistics Centre, located in Sorocaba, Sao Paulo State, in the southwest of Brazil, was awarded a Bronze Medal in the World Class Logistics Program (WCL). This program identifies excellence in distribution and logistics processes. The Sorocaba site is the first in the Company’s global footprint to win this prestigious award. This achievement is a testament to the improvements in both the logistics practices and excellence in the services provided.

An Ecosystem for the Ecosystem

Connected technology helps farmers care for the land and protect the environment.
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Farmers are in constant pursuit of data

From every planted seed, application of fertilizer, or change in weather, information is gathered. This includes satellites building forecasts, advanced sensors monitoring crops, and systems measuring water sprayed through a nozzle. Agricultural innovation is connected to the earth, building knowledge to support informed and thoughtful judgments.

L'Occitane Engaging in Sustainable Procurement

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L’Occitane Group’s COO, Lorenzo Giacomoni, explains how it turned out that during the crisis the fact that the group had placed sustainability at the heart of the business proved the group remained resilient. Sustainable commitment is now anchored even stronger in the Group’s strategy. 

See six more practitioner perspectives from across industries like Retail, Manufacturing, Consumer Goods, Pharma, Food & Beverage: View the videos here

Why Suppliers are Key to Unlocking Sustainable Procurement Value

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Despite the recent challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, both buyers and suppliers are increasing their commitment to sustainable procurement. This trend is spurred by growing awareness of the need for sustainable and resilient supply chains to unlock new value, remain agile in the face of future crises, comply with emerging regulations and respond to growing pressure from consumers and investors. The spotlight often shines on the benefits that buying companies can reap from implementing sustainable procurement programs and initiatives. However, our recently launched Sustainable Procurement Barometer 2021 report – which surveyed both suppliers and buyers – makes a compelling case for why suppliers have just as much to gain. Here are four key takeaways from this year’s Barometer.

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Despite the recent challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, both buyers and suppliers are increasing their commitment to sustainable procurement. This trend is spurred by growing awareness of the need for sustainable and resilient supply chains to unlock new value, remain agile in the face of future crises, comply with emerging regulations and respond to growing pressure from consumers and investors. The spotlight often shines on the benefits that buying companies can reap from implementing sustainable procurement programs and initiatives. However, our recently launched Sustainable Procurement Barometer 2021 report – which surveyed both suppliers and buyers – makes a compelling case for why suppliers have just as much to gain. Here are four key takeaways from this year’s Barometer.

2021 Sustainable Procurement Barometer Key Findings [Infographic]

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This infographic surveys the key findings derived from the Sustainable Procurement Barometer 2021. Developed jointly by EcoVadis and the Value Chain Innovation Initiative at Stanford Graduate School of Business, the Barometer tracks the enduring expansion of sustainable procurement across regions and industries following COVID-19 and highlights that the disruption to global supply chains affected by the pandemic has served only to consolidate corporate sustainability goals atop the executive agenda. 

Mid-Size Companies: The Next Frontier in Sustainable Procurement

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Sustainable procurement is now an accepted part of doing business for the world’s leading companies, with multinational giants like NestléJohnson and Johnson and Bridgestone taking increasingly ambitious strides to integrate sustainability throughout their complex and far-reaching supply chains. Since 2007, our Sustainable Procurement Barometer has tapped into our extensive network to gauge how companies across a range of industries and geographies are approaching procurement. For years, most of the responses we received were from Global 500 companies. However, our Sustainable Procurement Barometer 2021 – launched in partnership with Stanford’s Value Chain Innovation Initiative –  tells a very different story.

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Sustainable procurement is now an accepted part of doing business for the world’s leading companies, with multinational giants like NestléJohnson and Johnson and Bridgestone taking increasingly ambitious strides to integrate sustainability throughout their complex and far-reaching supply chains. Since 2007, our Sustainable Procurement Barometer has tapped into our extensive network to gauge how companies across a range of industries and geographies are approaching procurement. For years, most of the responses we received were from Global 500 companies. However, our Sustainable Procurement Barometer 2021 – launched in partnership with Stanford’s Value Chain Innovation Initiative –  tells a very different story.

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