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Assent Announces Complete ESG Workflow Solution for Complex Manufacturers to Streamline Supply Chain Sustainability Reporting and Improve Ratings

Unmatched solution delivers corrective actions, regulatory expertise and supplier engagement to enable complex manufacturers to stay ahead of evolving ESG standards and regulations
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OTTAWA, Ontario, September 13, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Assent Inc. (Assent), a leader in supply chain sustainability management, announced today the release of its new cloud native ESG solution, Assent ESG, which includes enhanced global supply chain reporting capabilities across critical topics such as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, child labor, human slavery and trafficking, and others.

GM's Vision for a More Sustainable and Equitable Future

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by Kristen Siemen, Chief Sustainability Officer, General Motors

Over two years ago, businesses were forced to adapt to the extraordinary circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The world experienced disruptions on a massive scale, which pushed companies like General Motors to find new and more tactical ways of doing business.

Kohler Co. Applies Sustainable Practices in Manufacturing, Product Innovation and Waste Reduction

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KOHLER, Wis., April 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Kohler Co. takes a holistic approach in its efforts to uphold and apply sustainable practices in all aspects of life from the manufacturing of products to directly impacting lives. This Earth Day, the global company celebrates its associates, communities and sustainability initiatives that continue Kohler’s longstanding belief that being a responsible steward of the environment and a leader in business can go hand-in-hand.

Podcast: Manufacturing and the Journey Toward a Low-Carbon Future

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Today more than ever, manufacturers across all industries are being challenged to employ more sustainable practices in their manufacturing processes, all in an effort to decarbonize. Karen Lynn, Eaton's director of EHS technical programs and sustainability, talks about how global megatrends and government regulations impact the movement toward a low carbon future and provides helpful insights on what organizations can do to set sustainability goals.

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Creators Wanted Tour

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Charlotte, N.C., November 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Trane Technologies and The Manufacturing Institute, the workforce development and education partner of the NAM, are bringing the industry’s national Creators Wanted campaign to Charlotte, North Carolina, this week.

Health and Safety on the Factory Floor: Q&A With Mike Albright, VP Human Resources of Manufacturing at Gildan

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For companies working in the manufacturing space, taking a serious approach to improving employee safety, reducing workplace risks, and creating better, safer working conditions is a must. And with the right knowledge, commitment, and training, Health and Safety (H&S) can become a big part of a company culture. This is what we discussed with Mike Albright, Vice-President of Human Resources of Manufacturing at Gildan, to learn how the Company has prioritized, standardized, and accelerated H&S on the factory floor at its 30+ factories worldwide over the last three decades.

Stanley Black & Decker Celebrates Fourth Annual Maker Month With “Thank A Maker” Theme To Show Gratitude To Skilled Trade Workers

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  • Company opens grant application period for nonprofits to apply for Empower Makers Global Impact Challenge; a 5-Year, $25 million commitment to train skilled workers
  • Maker Month shines a light on careers in the trades; company partners with trade professionals to debunk common misconceptions  
  • Throughout the month of October, enter to win giveaways by tagging a special maker in your life with #ThankAMaker on social media
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  • Company opens grant application period for nonprofits to apply for Empower Makers Global Impact Challenge; a 5-Year, $25 million commitment to train skilled workers
  • Maker Month shines a light on careers in the trades; company partners with trade professionals to debunk common misconceptions  
  • Throughout the month of October, enter to win giveaways by tagging a special maker in your life with #ThankAMaker on social media

Building the Trade Workforce of the Future: Stanley Black & Decker Launches 5-Year, $25 Million Commitment to Train More Than 3 Million Skilled Trade Workers

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  • Beginning Oct. 1, nonprofits can apply for Empower Makers Global Impact Challenge grants to advance and accelerate vocational skills training programs
  • Program aims to fuel the growth of trade careers as millions of jobs go unfilled, exacerbated by the pandemic
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  • Beginning Oct. 1, nonprofits can apply for Empower Makers Global Impact Challenge grants to advance and accelerate vocational skills training programs
  • Program aims to fuel the growth of trade careers as millions of jobs go unfilled, exacerbated by the pandemic

Trane Technologies' Thermo King Manufacturing Production Line Is Among the First in Europe to Be ISO-Certified As Carbon Neutral

The Advancer-A trailer refrigeration production line supports the company’s commitment to achieving net-carbon neutral emissions across its global operations by 2030
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June 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Thermo King, a brand of global climate innovator Trane Technologies (NYSE:TT) announced today that its state-of-the-art Thermo King® manufacturing production line in Galway, Ireland, was awarded the ISO 14064-1 (Carbon Neutrality) certification from the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI), the first in the country and one of the first in Europe.

Responsible Business Alliance Announces Process Chemicals Policy to Protect Workers in Manufacturing Supply Chains

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced a new policy and approach to protect workers from exposure to hazardous process chemicals during manufacturing, which includes the establishment of an Industry Focus Process Chemicals List (IFPCL).

Process chemicals include those used during the manufacturing of a product or maintenance of related equipment. Examples of process chemicals include cleaning agents, solvents, lubricants, refrigerants, hydraulic fluids, adhesives, inks and coatings.

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