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Sustainable Brands and Detroit Public Television (DPTV) Announce Media Partnership

DPTV will livestream the SB’17 Detroit conference from the Cobo Center in Detroit
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, May 08, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® recently announced a media partnership with Detroit Public Television (DPTV), a viewer-supported PBS member station that serves the nation’s 11th largest television market.

Ingersoll Rand Reports Improvement on Climate Commitment at Energy Efficiency Global Forum in Washington

The company has avoided approximately 6.7 million metric tons of CO2e, equivalent to the emissions from nearly 700,000 homes’ electricity use for one year
Press Release

DAVIDSON, N.C., May 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, today shared progress toward its global Climate Commitment, a pledge to reduce environmental impacts from its operations and product portfolio, at the tenth annual Energy Efficiency Global Forum in Washington.

Breaking the Cycle of Food Waste

By: Jude Medeiros
Blog

Food waste is the third largest waste category in our landfills. Approximately 133 billion pounds of food from U.S. retail food stores, restaurants, and homes goes uneaten every year and ends up in landfills, according to data from the USDA. That’s nearly a third of all food produced.

Timberland’s Earth Week Events Drive Impact and Meaningful Change

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Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently concluded its second annual Earth Week Celebration at its Stratham, New Hampshire headquarters. During Earth Week, educational events were held each day to foster a better understanding of Timberland’s environmental footprint as well as the footprint of each employee in their personal lives. With this understanding, employees explored new ways to further drive Timberland’s legacy of protecting and restoring the outdoors.

Ingersoll Rand Locations Worldwide Participated in Earth Day Activities Demonstrating How They Put Sustainability in Action

Blog

Ingersoll Rand employees joined more than one billion people around the globe to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, the largest civil observance in the world. This year, our facilities worldwide hosted local activities and encouraged all employees to put sustainability in action.

Albertsons Companies Named EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year for Second Consecutive Year

Press Release

BOISE, Idaho, May 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that Albertsons Companies is winner of the prestigious Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award. This is the second year in a row that Albertsons has received the honor, which recognizes commitment to increasing awareness of the EPA’s Safer Choice Program for sustainable products.

Ceres Conference 2017: Business Leaders Prove Sustainability is The Bottom Line

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Last week, sustainability leaders from around the world gathered at the Ceres Conference in San Francisco to compare notes and strategize about how to tackle some of our most pressing challenges – from water scarcity and resource depletion to the mounting impacts of climate change.

WBCSD, Unilever, eBay, GSK, United Nations Global Compact, European Commission Join Responsible Business Summit

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We’re excited to announce that Ethical Corporation has now surpassed the largest number of C-Suite speakers and attendees ever in its 16-year history at The Responsible Business Summit Europe.

Click here to discover the unrivalled speaker roster

Latest speakers:

  • Paul Polman, CEO, Unilever

  • Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact

Cuppa Joe? Many of Us Love Our Morning Coffee ("The Joe"), but We Should Think More About Growers at the Source...

G&A's SustainabilityHighlights (28.4.2017)
Newsletter

Ah, that morning coffee -- so delicious for many of us.  The products of the "coffee belt," encircling the globe just north and south of the Equator, are made from a valuable commodity -- the coffee bean. Harvesting those is a US$100 billion annual commodity, writer Jodyn Cormier tells us on the Care2 web platform, second only to the value of the oil market.  And yet...she writes that the average coffee farmer gets $1,000 per season for his/her work.

Mohawk’s Innovative Airo: Revolutionary 100 Percent Recyclable Alternative to Traditional Carpet

Press Release

CALHOUN, Ga., April 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk’s new Airo soft floorcovering is a complete breakthrough in carpet—it gives consumers a completely recyclable revolutionary alternative to traditional carpet and retailers an easy-to-install, easy-to-service product.

“Airo is not just an improvement to an existing product line,” said Tom Lape, Mohawk’s president of Mohawk residential. “It represents an entirely new, completely recyclable flooring category called USF – Unified Soft Floorcovering.”

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