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CGF Members Work to Improve Product Data, Reducing Supply Chain Costs and Ensuring Consumer Trust

Press Release

PARIS, November 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces five projects, as part of its Product Data Coalition of Action, that are designed to address two fundamental challenges in the industry’s data exchange processes.

Manufacturing Unveiled: Textiles at Gildan

Gildan explains their second step behind making a t-shirt
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This article is part of a series dedicated to walking readers through the steps behind Gildan’s t-shirt-making process. View the entire series here.

Manufacturing Unveiled: Yarn-Spinning at Gildan

Gildan explains their first step behind making a t-shirt
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This article is part of a series dedicated to walking readers through the steps behind Gildan’s t-shirt-making process. View the entire series here.

Yarn-spinning is the first step in transforming raw materials into garments. The first part of this process, cotton – primarily sourced from the U.S. – is converted into a yarn that is strong and flexible enough to be knit into t-shirts, underwear, socks, and other essential garments produced at Gildan.

Responsible Investing in China

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by John Streur, President and CEO; Hellen Mbugua, Vice President and ESG senior research analyst; and Jade Huang, Vice President and Portfolio Manager; all at Calvert Research and Management. 

3 Ways Herbalife Nutrition is Embracing the Circular Economy

Taking action towards sustainable consumption and production
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Circular economy ideas and models could be used to transform businesses, boost future job creation and help societies to achieve the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030. Herbalife Nutrition is taking steps towards sustainable consumption and production. They are working on several fronts to address this issue, through corporate initiatives and through the job our independent small business owners do every day within their communities in 94 countries across the world.

Quality for Every Customer: Herbalife Nutrition's Service-Driven Supply Chain

How Herbalife Nutrition’s global supply chain supports quality and communities
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As a leader in the nutrition industry for more than 40 years, there is one thing we always keep in mind at every stage: our commitment to producing the highest-quality products. Our manufacturing process involves state-of-the-art facilities and technology, rigorous testing methods and quality assurance processes that go from sourcing to packaging. Our SVP of global supply chain, Troy Hicks shares his experience at Herbalife Nutrition overseeing a global and interdependent supply chain network that involves many people, activities, organizations and resources.

Investors & Companies Use Climate Playbook to Scale Action on Water

Roughly half the industries in our economy face significant water risks.
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by Kirsten James, Director of Water at Ceres 

Our research shows that roughly half the industries in our economy face significant water risks. That’s the startling insight we uncovered when we analyzed the sectors represented in the four main U.S. stock indices. These risks, including dwindling water sources, pollution, climate change and increasing competition, affect industries across the board, from agriculture to utilities, apparel to oil and gas.

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.

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.

UPS Longitudes | Taking the Pulse of SMBs During the Coronavirus Crisis

Chris Byrne @ UPS
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The COVID-19 pandemic is having a historic impact on the U.S. economy. To better understand how businesses are weathering this storm, UPS has launched a weekly survey to gauge the “pulse” of small and medium-sized businesses across the country.

The first survey went to 1,200 U.S.-based respondents between March 24 and March 30. More than six in 10 of the responding businesses have fewer than 10 employees — the survey includes responses from all industries.

Initial results show the pandemic is already having far-reaching effects.

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