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New Tools Available to Help Automotive Suppliers Meet Customer Expectations in Ethical and Responsible Business Practices

New Knowledge Assessments and Education Available from AIAG
Press Release

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ - AIAG, a not-for-profit organization that brings together automotive and manufacturing companies, suppliers, and service providers to help them develop common solutions to industry pain points, has released a comprehensive collection of tools and training to help automotive companies conduct business in an ethical and responsible way that benefits workers, communities, and the environment.

Earth Day and Corn Farming: 45 Years of Progress

By Robert T. Fraley, Chief Technology Officer, Monsanto
Blog

Imagine, as the world grows more hot and crowded, nothaving to using more land for farms but returning some of it instead to forest and grassland. Imagine the reductions in soil erosion and water consumption, the decline of greenhouse gas emissions, and a host of other benefits for our planet.

It’s possible. Corn farmers have shown how.

Norfolk Southern Launches $53-million Energy Innovation Project at Juniata Locomotive Shop

Press Release

ALTOONA, Pa., March 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Norfolk Southern today launched a $53-million energy conversion project at its Juniata Locomotive Shop that will substantially reduce carbon emissions and water usage at the 70-acre facility.

2015 AIAG Annual Corporate Responsibility Survey

Newsletter

As an industry, automakers and suppliers are taking action to solve complex corporate responsibility challenges, from improving global working conditions and environmental sustainability, to increasing transparency in the supply chain and monitoring global chemical regulations. 

By completing the following 15-minute survey, you will help increase industry-wide understanding and action on these and other issues.

UPS Named Climate Leadership Award Winner by EPA

UPS Recognized for Beating Its Climate Goal
Press Release

ATLANTA, February 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership recognized UPS® (NYSE: UPS) with one of its Climate Leadership Awards for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The awards acknowledge the voluntary work organizations do to build resilience to climate change.

BSR Report 2013-2014 Case Study | Climate-Smart Supply Chains: Managing Greenhouse Gas Emissions 
in Chinese Supply Chains

Article

As outlined in a case study from the BSR Report 2013-14, over the past few years, BSR has helped dozens of companies improve supply chain greenhouse gas performance in China through a portfolio of initiatives.

Read more about the case study on the BSR Report website: http://report.bsr.org/en/our-work/climate-smart.

#Climate Change Advocates Need Positive Branding

By Carol Pierson Holding
Blog

The idea of branding climate change seems like another exercise in navel-gazing until you consider the effectiveness of the opposition. They’ve got branding down, relentlessly repeating the mantra, “science is inconclusive and solutions are exorbitant and unproven.” On the other hand, environmentalists repeat vague Cassandra-like warnings of “climate change” and “global warming,” supporting dire predictions with confusing statistics, hard-pressed to come up with simple, relevant messages.

From Waste to Fuel

PepsiCo’s Tropicana facility in Fort Pierce, Fla., is making both orange juice and advances in sustainability.
Article

A stinging acronym has often attached itself to the placement of facilities where municipal solid waste gets sent: NIMBY, as in “Not In My Back Yard.”

But for a PepsiCo business on the east coast of Florida living next door to this sort of site, proximity proved key to cultivating what has become a genuine environmental asset.

Tropicana’s juice-producing facility in Fort Pierce, Fla., borders the St. Lucie County Baling and Recycling Center, a complex that receives more than 600 tons of household waste during an average day.

General Mills Joins BICEP Coalition

Press Release

BOSTON, MA, July 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) announced today that one of the world’s largest and most storied food companies, General Mills, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies.  

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