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YKK Commits to Achieving Climate Neutrality by 2050

Sustainable trims leader announces Sustainability Vision 2050 addressing climate change, material resources, water resources, chemical management and human rights
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TOKYO, October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At today’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, global sustainable trims leader YKK announced the YKK Sustainability Vision 2050, which will serve as a roadmap to the company achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, among other targets. The Sustainability Vision 2050 consists of five themes with corresponding sustainability goals, as well as ten SDGs.

Theme 1:  Climate Change  Tackle greenhouse gas emissions and increase use of renewable energy

McCain's President & CEO Max Koeune Speaks About Regenerative Agriculture and Farms of the Future

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On September 24th, Max Koeune, President & CEO of McCain Foods Limited participated in a virtual event organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the UN Biological Diversity Convention (CBD).

The Vita Group joins the RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program by Dow

The new collaboration will create new markets for post-consumer waste mattresses
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HORGEN, Switzerland, October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Vita Group, Europe’s leading flexible polyurethane foam solutions provider, and Dow (NYSE: Dow) today jointly announce the next stage of the RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program with a new collaboration for the production of flexible polyurethane (PU) foams made with RENUVA™ polyols – raw materials created from recycled mattress content. This milestone is a logical next step for the RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program journey, a circular economy initiative from Dow.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health Commits $800 Million Through 2030 to Make Its Products More Sustainable for a Healthier Planet

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As part of its new Healthy Lives Mission, the company's iconic consumer brands will aim to use 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable plastic packaging and certified/post-consumer recycled paper- and pulp-based packaging. Learn more about the unique ways the investment will improve the health of people and the earth.

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As part of its new Healthy Lives Mission, the company's iconic consumer brands will aim to use 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable plastic packaging and certified/post-consumer recycled paper- and pulp-based packaging. Learn more about the unique ways the investment will improve the health of people and the earth.

Black & Veatch 'Experts on Demand' Service to Offer Food & Beverage, Biotechnology and Bioenergy Expertise

Micro-consulting platform taps NextGen Ag experts to help clients drive sustainability across operations
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A growing global population and impacts from climate change are challenging the world’s food supply chain, making the future of food, beverage and agriculture sectors more exciting – or unknown.

Celebrating 25 Years of eBay: The People and Technology that Fuel Our Global Marketplace

During this milestone moment for eBay, our President and CEO Jamie Iannone reflects on the magic of eBay — for the last 25 years and beyond.
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Over a Labor Day weekend 25 years ago, Pierre Omidyar wrote the code for what became eBay. Started as an experiment, eBay is fueled by a bold notion that creating a truly open, fair and honest marketplace would level the playing field and foster economic opportunity for all.

Dow's Expertise Enables Recyclable Polyolefin-Based Fabric Decorations for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

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MIDLAND, Mich., August 26, 2020 /3BL Media/– Creating a unique look and feel for any major sporting event – especially the Olympic Games – typically calls for signage and banners, to customize the experience and build the event atmosphere for athletes and fans alike. The Olympic Movement’s Official Chemistry Company Dow (NYSE: DOW) is working with Japanese company Toppan Printing to give such fabric – typically made with a few layers of different plastics and other materials that can be difficult to recycle – a second life, long after the closing ceremony.

Barley Milk Might Just Be the Most Eco-Friendly Alt-Milk on the Market

By Emily Laurence
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Until now, there’s only been one beverage that barley has been used for: beer. Other than that, the only places you’re likely to see it pop up is in soups, stews, and grain bowls. But Sarah Pool, the CEO and co-founder of Take Two Foods, decided to try something that hadn’t been done with barley before: Milk it.

Wilson, N.C. Tire Plant Recognized for Health and Safety Procedures by North Carolina Department of Labor

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  • The Wilson, North Carolina passenger tire manufacturing facility operated by Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations achieved recertification as Rising Star by the North Carolina Department of Labor.
  • The Rising Star Program recognizes employers with effective safety and health programs.
  • This is the first Rising Star recertification for the Wilson Tire Plant following their initial certification in 2015.

 

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  • The Wilson, North Carolina passenger tire manufacturing facility operated by Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations achieved recertification as Rising Star by the North Carolina Department of Labor.
  • The Rising Star Program recognizes employers with effective safety and health programs.
  • This is the first Rising Star recertification for the Wilson Tire Plant following their initial certification in 2015.

 

Discovering a Flair for Entrepreneurship Through eBay

A love of vintage fashion led Julie Yoo to eBay as a university student 20 years ago – and ultimately helped establish her direction as an entrepreneur in Toronto.
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Longtime eBay seller Julie Yoo traces her lifelong love of vintage fashion to the time spent with her mother during her childhood days, going thrifting at second hand stores around Toronto. It was during those early years that her mother taught her a key lesson in fashion: Style isn’t determined by a price tag, but rather by creativity and an eye on how to put an outfit together.

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