Sustainability

Sappi North America's Ultracast Viva® Wins Awards for Sustainable Innovation

Press Release

January 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and pulp, has been named a 2021 SEAL Sustainable Product Award winner for its Ultracast Viva® casting and release paper.

Ultracast Viva was also selected by the International Design Awards Jury for an Honorable Mention for textile design.

Advance Planning, Future-Proofing Key to Unlocking Worldwide Fleet Electrification

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As calls for sustainability and global decarbonization rise, the electrification of commercial fleets — many from high-profile companies like Amazon and FedEx — has become commonplace. But as medium- to heavy-duty vehicles continue their transition away from the combustion engine, concerns are rising that power utilities will be unable to meet the increasing demand for electricity supply.

Ecocentricity Blog: Reflecting on Corporate Sustainability, Climate Change, and the (Electric) Road Ahead

A Q&A with John A. Lanier and Jeff Gowdy
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This week's blog is a conversation on the state of corporate sustainability and how it intersects with climate change between John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, and his friend Jeff Gowdy, a director at the sustainability consultancy Sustainserv, and an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University.

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This week's blog is a conversation on the state of corporate sustainability and how it intersects with climate change between John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, and his friend Jeff Gowdy, a director at the sustainability consultancy Sustainserv, and an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University.

Bonsucro's New Production Standard Strengthens Sustainability in Sugarcane

Press Release

January 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, Bonsucro, the leading global sustainability platform for sugarcane, has published its revised Production Standard with new requirements to address critical global risks such as greenhouse gas emissions, water, biodiversity, and respect for workers’ rights in the sugarcane sector.

A Letter From Sappi North America's Vice President of Research, Development, and Sustainability, Beth Cormier

Cormier discusses the significant commitment Sappi demonstrates toward building a better company
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Being the newly appointed Vice President of Research, Development, and Sustainability, I find myself very grateful for past efforts that enhanced our sustainability culture and the significant commitment Sappi demonstrates every day toward building a better company. 

Recrylic™ Is First Recycled Acrylic to Achieve Both GRS and RCC Certification From SCS Global Services

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MINNEAPOLIS, January 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Recrylic – the first line of recycled acrylic to be widely available in North America – announced that it has achieved SCS Global Services’ Recycled Content Certification (RCC) and Global Recycled Standard (GRS) certification. Used to create a variety of world-class retail displays, signage, lighting and precision manufacturing solutions, Recrylic is the first product line of its kind to achieve dual certification.

2022 CSR and Sustainability Conferences Guide

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Find conferences around the world that are rich with industry expertise, fresh takes, challenging topics, and great speakers. The guide includes a comprehensive, month-by-month listing of CSR and sustainability conferences with an interactive map so you can search by location. Click on the conference title to see the event description.

Understanding Triple-Bottom-Line Value

The Evolution of Value Series - Part 5, by Wayne Visser
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The late eighties and early nineties were a watershed period for our global society. While neoliberal, free-market disciples continued to push hard for globalisation of tariff-free trade and unrestricted flows of financial capital, the environmental, human rights and social responsibility movements had also grown in strength. In 1987, the UN published a report on the environment and development called Our Common Future, which was also known as the Brundtland Report, since the UN commission was chaired by former prime minister of Norway, Gro Harlem Brundtland.[i]

U.S. Soy Achieves Key Benchmark Certifying Sustainable, Responsible Production for Customers Across the European Union

Independent Benchmarking Against FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines 2021 Confirms U.S. Soy’s Promise of Industry-Leading Sustainable Farming and Land Conservation Practices
Press Release

BRUSSELS, January 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Soy Export Sustainability, LLC, and the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) announced that the U.S.

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