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Portioned Coffee: An April Fool’s Attitude - A Critical Look At What Is True

By Daniel Weston, Global Head of Creating Shared Value (CSV), Nespresso
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Let me start by saying that I don’t expect you to believe what you are about to read. Why should you take an opinion of an executive of a multi-national at face value?

Aramark Transitions to 100% Sustainably Sourced Tuna

Aramark to purchase only sustainably sourced canned skipjack and albacore tuna in the U.S.
Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., October 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), the $15 billion global provider of food, facilities management, and uniforms, announced today that it will transition to 100% sustainably sourced canned skipjack and albacore tuna in the U.S. by April 1, 2016. Sustainably sourced tuna minimizes by-catch levels and helps maintain fish populations.

How Nespresso gambled on reviving coffee in South Sudan

Originally published on www.greenbiz.com
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The first coffee to be exported from the new country of South Sudan will be available to consumers in the coming weeks. And the story of how Suluja — a bold, silky textured coffee with intense aromas — came to be created is no ordinary one.

Business On the Front Lines In the Fight Against Deforestation

by Jeff Hayward
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Forests are an indispensable piece of the climate puzzle, which is why they’re prominent in the U.N.’s new Sustainable Development Goals, and why they will also loom large at the COP21 Paris climate talks.

Bowling Green Action Team Joins Global Effort

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The Greenwood High School Action Team from Bowling Green, Kentucky, is demonstrating that students’ local efforts can have a global impact.

This past weekend, the Greenwood High Action Team Captains participated in their community’s Walk4Water fundraiser at Bowling Green’s Prestno Miller Park by assisting in the event’s set-up and clean-up and disbursing water to the walkers.

Walk4Water is an international program that helps raise funds for developing countries that lack access to sanitary drinking water.

Rise of the B Corps, and the Revolution they Represent

Business as a Force for Good
Blog

By Zahid Torres-Rahman, Founder, Business Fights Poverty and Co-Founder, Inspiris

There is a tangible excitement in the air this week as the international community gathers in New York to usher in the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – the ambitious new vision for ending poverty and protecting our planet. 

GSK Launches Supplier Exchange to Drive Collaboration and Innovation

200 of GSK’s largest material suppliers cover some 50% (£1bn) of its spend on raw materials
Press Release

September 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - More than 500 of GSK’s suppliers to its manufacturing and R&D divisions globally have been actively asked to share and take forward practical ideas to improve energy efficiency and reduce environmental impacts through GSK’s Supplier Exchange. GSK, which often utilises a collaboration approach across all parts of its business, has set up the GSK Supplier Exchange to help reduce its carbon footprint across its value chain by 25% by 2020.

Welcome to the Next Generation of Sustainable Development

by Terry F. Yosie, WEC President & CEO
Blog

The year 2015 is shaping up as one of the most consequential years for environmental/sustainability policy in our lifetimes. In May, the Vatican published the Papal encyclical Laudato Si, a moral reference point for examining climate change; in August, the U.S.

Changing the Chemistry of Clean: An Example of Sustainable Innovation

Innovation is the driving force of Eastman’s growth strategy. We understand that developing innovative, sustainably advantaged products and solutions is critical, not only to the success of the company but for the world around us.
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Consumers want safer, sustainable alternatives, driving the need for sustainable solutions up the value chain. Because of our position in the value chain, we proactively collaborate downstream with our customers and with their customers to identify needs and opportunities for innovation. Driven by macro trends and changing needs in the markets we serve, we focus our efforts on innovating new products and applications that offer more efficiency, reliability and functionality with less impact on the environment.

Changing the chemistry of clean

Impact of Fair Trade Fishing: Every Purchase Matters

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Have you ever wondered how your purchasing decisions impact the livelihoods of other people and regions?  Buying fair trade certified products takes the guesswork out of it. Thanks to strict standards developed by leading industry experts, your purchase of Fair Trade CertifiedTM tuna helps to empower fishing communities while also protecting fragile ecosystems.

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