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118 Organizations Make Sustainability Appeal for Critical Improvements in Global Tuna Fisheries

By Cliff White
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Originally appeared on SeafoodSource

A wide consortium of global tuna buyers, NGOs, and fishing industry associations have issued a call to regional fishery management organizations that they adopt more stringent rules on harvest strategies, fish-aggregating devices, bycatch limits, catch monitoring and control, and surveillance.

6 Reasons Retail Brands Should Invest in Corporate Social Responsibility

By Charlie Vanek
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Originally posted on Multichannel Merchant

At the Shoptalk retail show in Las Vegas, Narayan Iyengar, SVP, digital and ecommerce for Albertsons Companies, explained that the company can’t “out-Amazon Amazon.” Instead, Albertsons plans to focus on highlighting its ties to local communities.

Albertsons Companies Celebrates Earth Day by Reducing Plastic Waste

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This year, Earth Day is focused on plastic pollution and the lasting effects on our planet. There’s growing concern that plastic, in addition to littering our beaches and clogging our waste streams, is threatening marine wildlife and may end up in our food. Plastic pollution can come from a variety of sources, including clear film in plastic bags or product packaging. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a floating island of plastic waste between Hawaii and California, is now twice the size of Texas because of the increasing amount of plastic waste!

Albertsons Companies’ Open Nature® Brand Expands Its ‘Free-From’ Approach Into Non-Food Categories

Open Nature’s 2018 growth expected to include 240 new products; food items remain free from 110 ingredients like antibiotics, nitrates, sulfites, benzoates, and MSG-type ingredients
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BOISE, Idaho, April 03, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As customers continue to pursue real food and natural products that are free from artificial ingredients, Albertsons Companies, one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, today announced that it is expanding its exclusive Open Nature® brand into non-food categories and expects to release more than 240 new Open Nature products in 2018.

Retailers Nationwide Ask Consumers to Save and Improve Lives During Annual #MDAShamrocks Campaign

More than 20,000 local businesses participate in the St. Patrick's Day-themed tradition to support treatments and cures for families affected by neuromuscular disease
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More than 20,000 retailers nationwide have rallied together to raise funds to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) improve the lives of kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases that severely weaken muscle strength and mobility by participating in the 36th annual MDA Shamrocks program — the nation's largest St. Patrick's Day fundraising program of its kind.

Spotlight: Susan Morris, Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Albertsons Companies on the Financial Power of Women

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I’d like to believe that future editions of history books will herald each International Women’s Day as an increasingly powerful and impactful day of change. I hope that, each year, the day yields an idea, a hashtag or a movement of historical and monumental proportions. I hope that, each year, the day is one we’ll never forget.

Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation Donate Nearly $300 Million in Food and Financial Support to People and Neighborhoods in Need

Albertsons Companies Foundation Issues Community Impact Report showing how contributions to important causes like breakfast programs and access to health care changed lives
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BOISE, Idaho, March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As part of an ongoing commitment to have a positive and sustained impact on the communities they serve, Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation announced that they gave nearly $300 million in food and financial support to an array of important causes in 2017. 

Albertsons Companies Partners With Trace Register to Elevate Seafood Traceability

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BOISE, Idaho and SEATTLE, Wash., March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies, the second-largest food and drug retailer in the United States, has selected Trace Register, a global leader in full supply chain seafood traceability, in a major step towards fulfilling its industry-leading Responsible Seafood Policy and Commitments.

Albertsons Goes Fishing For Sustainable Sushi

by Ronald Holden
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Albertsons added sushi to its “Top 5 by 2022” project, which promises that the five most popular wild and farm-raised seafood species used for sushi in its stores will be sourced sustainably and responsibly.

"Sushi represents a large and growing opportunity for retailers to affect positive change in seafood sustainability,” said Lori Dupre, whose job is to provide corporate support for Albertsons delis.

One immediate result: no more eel, whose populations are in decline.

Rebuilding Together and Albertsons Companies Foundation Partner to Rebuild Communities Affected by Recent Wildfires and Hurricanes

Customers and employees donate $1.6 million towards organization's long-term recovery efforts
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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, the leading home and community revitalization national non-profit organization, today announced a $1.6 million donation from Albertsons Companies Foundation to support long-term recovery efforts for underserved residents affected by California wildfires and Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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