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What Can You Do to Help the HSUS End the Horrific Conditions and Cruelty at Puppy Mills and Pet Stores Nationwide?

Employee giving, volunteering, and other workplace philanthropy programs can help
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Not all pet stores are bad. More than 3,000 pet stores have partnered through The Humane Society of the United States’ Puppy Friendly Pet Stores program. The vast majority of these 3,000 stores signed a pledge to never sell “commercially raised puppies”, and focus on pet products and services instead. Only a few dozen stores account for all these adoptions.

Mondelez Bahrain Biscuits WLL Simplifies Energy and Water Monitoring

EcoStruxure Resource Advisor implemented across manufacturing facility
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Mondelēz Bahrain Biscuits has implemented a new, cloud-based technology that will help the company efficiently monitor and help reduce the company’s use of electricity, water, and natural gas at its Bahrain factory. Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Resource Advisor will help the operations team measure and manage energy and sustainability initiatives. EcoStruxure Resource Advisor gives the Facility’s management a real-time view of energy and water usage, allowing them to compare this data with their sustainability targets and benchmark against other Mondelez factories.

Inside Gildan's San Antonio Sewing Factory for Fashion Revolution Week

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For the fifth year in a row, Gildan is participating in the #WhoMadeMyClothes campaign for Fashion Revolution Week. This year, Gildan is introducing curious customers to one of its Production Supervisors in Honduras, Milenny Sosa, alongside some of her staff with behind-the-scenes footage to show what it’s like to work on the factory floor of its San Antonio sewing facility.

Brands Address Equity Gap for Black Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

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Black Americans make up 13.4 percent of the U.S. population, but own only 2.2 percent of overall businesses, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Serving As Ambassadors of Sustainability

A guest article by Chris Whelan, Director, Business Development, Engineered Wood Adhesives
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Are we selling adhesives, or are we changing the world?

Technology in the Field: Drones Revolutionize Farmer's Lives

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Can you imagine spending eight hours a day navigating muddy paddy fields in hot and humid environments, carrying heavy solution in a backpack sprayer to protect one hectare of rice? This is the hard reality of the average rice farmer in Asia.

310 Businesses And Investors Support U.S. Federal Climate Target In Open Letter To President Biden

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Business signatories of the letter collectively represent over $3 trillion in annual revenue and employ nearly 6 million U.S. workers across all 50 states. They range in size from small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to large multinational corporations, and represent a number of industries. 

Snook Are Moving North, and Scientists Want to Know Why

Scientists are studying the migration patterns of this Florida sportfish to protect its habitat
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Snook, a popular tropical sportfish, can weigh as much as a Border Collie and grow as long as four feet. They have silvery scales, two tall fins on their back and a protruding lower jaw. And until recently, catching one in North Florida would be unlikely.

With fewer winter freezes during the last 20 years, the fish have slowly expanded to rivers and parts of the Gulf of Mexico that were previously too cold to call home.

Virtual Showcase Highlights the Importance of Soil Health and Regenerative Agriculture for U.S. Cotton Farmers

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 14 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, recently concluded the Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Farmer Showcase, a series of eight online discussions with U.S. cotton farmers and soil health experts highlighting the challenges and positive impact soil health management systems can have on agricultural productivity and farm profitability.

Learn How a Cisco Nonprofit Partner Pivoted to Help Smallholder Farmers During COVID-19

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Cisco’s partnership with Mercy Corps is empowering people to overcome crisis and build better lives. Working together, we are transforming communities by innovating the way we approach global humanitarian responses.

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