THE BIG STORY
By David Crean
Originally published on LinkedIn
Exactly a year ago on World Food Day 2017, Mars and some of our global partners, said “game on!” to a toxin pervasive in many food supply chains - aflatoxin. Since then people from around the world have been working to investigate new approaches with the objective of creating the demise of aflatoxin. In this case, with a computer simulation called Foldit.
Beverage cartons are an environmentally sound packaging option. Not only are they manufactured mostly from renewable materials such as paperboard, (over 75%), they can also be easily recycled and turned into new products. When recycled beverage cartons are given a second life, we protect natural resources, reduce climate impact and contribute to local communities.
by Mary Mazzoni
Companies including Bank of America and NASCAR helped convince North Carolina lawmakers to rescind the state’s anti-LGBTQ “bathroom bill.” Nike blew past boycott threats and leveraged an explosive ad campaign, featuring former NFL quarterback and racial equality advocate Colin Kaepernick, to attain its
NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has named Tim Ring, currently Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel, and Chief of Operations for Legal Affairs, to the newly created role of Chief Sustainability Officer.
Surprising Findings revealed by CSE’s research on Sustainability (CR) and Non Financial Reporting in Europe
October 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) announces its annual Research for Sustainability (CR) Reporting Trends in Europe 2018. The research explores the level of commitment of European companies, through their common Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility strategic goals, and how well they measure their impacts and social value.
In an effort to combat chronic malnutrition in Nepal, Tyson Foods is partnering with OneEgg and Shreenagar Agro to supply eggs to children in Nepal.
Moushumi Shrestha and her husband Satish, who together own Shreenagar Agro, have been providing eggs to children in Nepal since the 2015 earthquake. Currently they are reaching 700 children a week and hope to provide eggs to 7,000 children over the next two years.
Digital fraud is growing and 73% of customers report they need to do more to protect themselves but don’t know what. In response, the Marketing and Fraud Prevention teams at Barclays worked together to research the problem and developed a digital interactive tool to help customers. The resulting Fraud Fighter tool gives personalized fraud prevention tips and an overall ‘fraud safe’ score.
According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 1,735,350 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2018.
Gildan and Batey Relief Alliance bring ophthalmologists to communities in need of eye care
Gildan, in partnership with the Batey Relief Alliance (BRA), organized its second “Blindness Prevention” program for the community of San Pedro de Macoris, San Antonio de Guerra and other areas of eastern Dominican Republic. The event took place over four consecutive days providing 540 patients free ophthalmological consultations and prescription lenses.
LINCOLN, Neb., October 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation, CHEP and Brambles, CHEP’s parent company and a global supply-chain logistics leader operating in more than 60 countries, have announced a partnership that will plant trees in the United States and France. At a recent event, Brambles and CHEP kicked off the partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation by donating $75,000 to begin the reforestation projects. As part of their commitment, Brambles and CHEP will plant 60,000 trees in the Mississippi River Valley and 5,000 trees in the Landes region of France this year.
In this final of a three-part series we dig deeper into how ‘going electric’ at Porcupine Gold Mine’s Borden site has had a positive impact on ventilation requirements and mine air heating. Taking an electric approach to mining has triggered some rethinking – eliminating the need for compressed air networks underground and provoking changes to the emergency response strategy.
There is no natural gas pipeline that extends anywhere near Chapleau or the Borden site, so the team had to find a solution for heating fuel to warm the air underground during colder months.
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