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Timberland Invests in Regenerative Leather Ranches

By Deonna Anderson
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Regenerative agriculture practices have received a lot of attention in recent years, and much of the focus has been on food production. But more companies outside of the food space are figuring out how they can invest in or use regenerative practices in the supply chain for their products. 

General Mills Launches Three-Year Regenerative Dairy Pilot in Michigan in Partnership with Foremost Farms and Understanding Ag

Yoplait is latest General Mills brand to support the company’s commitment to advance regenerative agriculture on 1 million acres of farmland.
Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Mills, the maker of Yoplait, Liberté and Mountain High yogurt products, today announced the start of a three-year regenerative dairy pilot in western Michigan, a key sourcing region for its fluid milk supply. General Mills has partnered with consultants Understanding Ag and dairy cooperative Foremost Farms to pilot regenerative practices and provide support to participating dairy farmers. Implementing regenerative practices on dairy farms requires a holistic approach to managing land, cows and manure.

Black & Veatch NextGen Ag Develops Sustainable Infrastructure for Cultivated Meat Company

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Global food production is responsible for more than a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. Agriculture uses half the world’s habitable land and consumes 70 percent of its freshwater withdrawals.

Bayer Animal Health Launches Global Care4Pigs Grant to Advance Swine Well-Being

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The global Care4Pigs initiative offers EUR 30,000 in grants in support of innovations that enhance swine well-being at farm level.

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The global Care4Pigs initiative offers EUR 30,000 in grants in support of innovations that enhance swine well-being at farm level.

This Glass Is for the Birds

How Guardian Glass developed glass that reduces bird-glass collisions around the world
Blog

One picturesque afternoon in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Sheldon Davis, Guardian Industries’ vice president of research and technology, took a stroll with Alex Sobolev, a Guardian industrial designer, through the city’s bustling downtown area adjacent to the University of Michigan. As birds chirped, squawked, and flitted between trees and buildings, Sobolev described a widespread – but virtually invisible – architectural issue that has affected not only urban skyscrapers but also more low-slung buildings in rural and suburban areas.

Be Well. Do Well. Aramark's Plan for People, for Planet

The 2025 plan aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
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Aramark's purpose revolves around its mission to enrich and nourish lives: Aramark strives to create a better world by considering the company’s environmental, economic, social and ethical dimensions.

Be Well. Do Well. is Aramark’s sustainability plan. It sums up the goal to make a positive impact on people and planet over the next five years. 

Be Well. Do Well. accelerates sustainability efforts and aligns with Aramark's vision for the future: improving the wellbeing of people, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2025. 

Subaru of America Finds Homes for Pets in Need During 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show

Automaker Partners with Local Shelters to Host Pet Adoption Event
Press Release

CAMDEN, N.J. – November 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will be hosting a pet adoption event during the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show through a partnership with several local animal shelters. The event, which will take place at the Subaru exhibit inside the LA Convention Center, seeks to unite pets with their forever homes.

Aramark Announces New 2025 Sustainability Plan

Positively Impacting People and Planet
Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, December 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Today, Aramark, the leading U.S.-based provider of food, facilities and uniform services, announced a new 2025 sustainability plan, Be Well. Do Well., focused on positively impacting people and the planet. 

Be Well. Do Well. is built around several key priorities.

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