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Mohawk's Continuum Process Honored as One of Fast Company's Most Innovative Sustainability Projects of 2020

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CALHOUN, Ga. October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Industries has been recognized as a finalist in Fast Company magazine’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards in the sustainability category. The flooring manufacturer was honored for Continuum, its patented process that recycles plastic bottles and transforms them into sustainable carpet fibers.

Johnson & Johnson Named to Fast Company's 2020 Best Workplaces for Innovators List

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The company is proud to have made the list for the second year in a row. From its work on an Ebola vaccine—and an investigational COVID-19 vaccine—to collaboration taking place across its Johnson & Johnson Innovation centers, we take a look at the innovative spirit that permeates the company's culture.

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The company is proud to have made the list for the second year in a row. From its work on an Ebola vaccine—and an investigational COVID-19 vaccine—to collaboration taking place across its Johnson & Johnson Innovation centers, we take a look at the innovative spirit that permeates the company's culture.

UPS Longitudes | How to Make E-Commerce More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19

Ann Starodaj @ Optoro
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Online shopping has become an essential way consumers access goods during the coronavirus pandemic. But many retail chains generate up to 75 percent of their revenue from brick-and-mortar stores in non-pandemic times — meaning they’re now looking for other ways to sell and move their inventory.

NADI Solar-Powered Water Pump Named as Finalist for Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Award

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NADI™, an eco-friendly, low cost solar-powered water pump that provides reliable irrigation for agricultural applications and the first product marketed under the company’s STANEY EARTH™ brand, has been named as a finalist for Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards in the Developing World Technology category.

Using Tech for Good Where it Matters Most in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas

By Guillermo Miranda
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Making the world a better place is a guiding principle embedded in IBM’s core values. As COVID-19 continues to present unprecedented, global challenges for individuals, communities and organizations across the globe, we continue to take a stand and do what’s right to reestablish health and safety across the globe. I’m constantly in awe with the ingenuity and collaborative effort across sectors that have all stepped up in response to this crisis.

HP is Paying $11 million to Protect a New York City-size Amount of Forests

The company will support conservation efforts in Brazil and China, to help offset the paper that goes into the company’s printers.
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BY ADELE PETERS

In a threatened stretch of rainforest along the Atlantic coast of Brazil, new restoration work will be funded by a somewhat unlikely partner—the tech manufacturer HP. The company is spending $11 million over the next five years to help the World Wildlife Fund scale up work protecting forests both in Brazil and in China on a total area of land covering roughly 200,000 acres.

This New HP Laptop Is the First Computer to Use Ocean-Bound Plastic

Just a small bit of the computer is made from recycled bottles picked up from Haiti’s streets and waterways, but it signals the possibility of changing where we get the plastics for our electronics.
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BY ADELE PETERS

Inside a new notebook computer from HP, one component uses a new material: a blend of ABS, a standard type of plastic in computers, and PET recycled from plastic bottles that could have otherwise ended up in the ocean.

Merck Named to Fast Company’s List of 50 Best Workplaces for Innovators

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Merck is proud to be named as one of Fast Company's 50 Best Workplaces for Innovators. Fast Company recently honored the company on its inaugural list recognizing businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels.

The 50 Best Workplaces for Innovators

Most companies these days claim to embrace innovation. Fast Company collaborated with Accenture to identify 50 organizations that actually cultivate big ideas and encourage experimentation.
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For Fast Company‘s inaugural Best Workplaces for Innovators list, we set out to find companies that empower all employees—not just top executives, scientists, or coders—to create new products, improve operations, and take risks. We searched for businesses where innovation isn’t just a buzzword but a part of the value system and culture.

Mid-Course Correction Revisited - Profitable & Sustainable Business

The updated book by Ray Anderson's Grandson John Lanier with foreword by Paul Hawken
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by John Lanier, author and grandson of Ray Anderson 

You always remember your first. Book, that is – you always remember your first book. You know, the first one you write. What were you thinking of?

In my case, the first book is also my only book. Whether I go on to write a hundred more or keep authorship in my rearview mirror, Mid-Course Correction Revisited will always be special to me. The reason is simple. It has everything to do with who my co-author was.

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