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Nonprofit Launches First-of-Its-Kind Database of Studies Documenting Harm from GMOs

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UNIONVILLE, Conn., October 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ — GMO Free USA dba Toxin Free USA, a national 501(c)(3), has launched GMOResearch.org, the first-of-its-kind searchable science database of studies and reports on the safety and effects of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and associated agrichemicals.

The Time Is Now to Make Mental Health an EHS Priority

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Despite this being a year that will go down as memorable for all of the wrong reasons, 2020 will also be remembered as a time where we stepped up to take care of one another.

In the face of the pandemic and national unrest, organizations have begun to place a greater emphasis on the mental health of their employees. After all, no matter the size, industry or scale, a company’s people are its most vital assets.

Keep America Beautiful: 5 Tips for a Sustainable Labor Day

No matter how you're celebrating Labor Day weekend, use these tips from Keep America Beautiful to have a sustainable holiday.
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Believe it or not, Labor Day is around the corner. It’s the unofficial end of the summer and a great time to kick off some new eco-friendly routines. Check out our favorite tips for enjoying the long holiday weekend with the environment in mind.

Farming for the Future at Frey Vineyards

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by Katrina Frey co-founder of Frey Vineyards 

May of 2020 presents a lush green face at the Frey Vineyards ranch in Mendocino County in northern California. It is two and a half years since the devastating wildfires of October 2017 (read Katrina’s 2018 article – Out of the Ashes on GreenMoney website). One still sees the burned silhouettes of stately Ponderosa Pine at the top of the ridges but progressing up the slopes are shrubby masses of tan oak, madrones and oaks that are stump sprouting from their strong pre-fire crowns. Frey Vineyards owns one thousand acres of land.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E11: Chris Ide, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation

Breaking the Stigma: Mental Health in the Age of COVID-19
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In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Chris Ide, Vice President of Corporate & Community Partnerships at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Foundation, joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for a candid conversation on mental health during COVID-19. CAMH is Canada's largest mental health teaching hospital and one of the world's leading research centers in its field. The Foundation drives change for mental health by inspiring philanthropy that enables leading-edge care, research and education.

Gildan Responds to Increased Demand for Masks and Re-Opens Two Additional Facilities

Gildan has re-opened two sewing facilities in Nicaragua to respond to increased demand in mask production
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In April, Gildan announced that the Company had partially re-opened some of its textile and sewing factories in Honduras to produce non-medical face masks and isolation gowns in support of the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Company adapted its operations to manufacture the new products and mobilized a team of experts to develop and implement stringent processes to protect employees who had chosen to come back to work on this effort. But since then, the demand for masks has continued to grow.

UPS Longitudes | Why Sustainable Business Matters During a Pandemic

Pete Davis @ Greenprint
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Right now, sustainably minded business is good business. The global coronavirus pandemic has jeopardized the health of our communities, impeded our ability to support local business — causing a historical spike in unemployment — and prevented us from connecting with friends and families.

In damaging the wellbeing of communities around the world, coronavirus has also hurt the wellbeing of small business stakeholders. So, if we want the economy to thrive in this new world, we need to do well by our neighbors.

Meet the People Behind PPE-Production at Gildan

How Gildan devoted this year’s #whomademyclothes campaign to honour their employees making PPE
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Every April, Fashion Revolution’s annual #whomademyclothes campaign unites people and clothing companies through a global conversation about ethics and transparency in the fashion industry; but in the months leading to the 2020 campaign, the world was hit with unusual circumstances surrounding the spread of the COVID-19.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E9: Margaret McDonnell, UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets

Fighting to End Malaria and Strengthen Global Health Systems
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In recognition of World Malaria Day on April 25th, host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly speaks with Margaret McDonnell, Executive Director of the UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign, the world’s largest and most powerful community of supporters and advocates committed to saving lives and defeating malaria.

#ThanksforDelivering

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Logistics heroes globally are delivering critical personal protective equipment and life-saving medicines during this pandemic. Share your support for dedicated UPSers by visiting ups.com/thanks.

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