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Mohawk: 100 Years of Believing in Better

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The story of Mohawk Industries is one of innovation, adaptability and a can-do spirit. It’s a true American success story that begins with two New York-based businesses that joined forces to build what would become today’s global flooring leader. It’s also a story of continuously investing in people and products – many of which have helped to create a better world.

Take a look at some of Mohawk’s milestones from the past century in the 2019 Sustainability Snapshot at MohawkSustainability.com.

Creating a New Career and Lifestyle in Her eBay Store

How eBay seller Victoria Eagle started a successful wedding invitation shop as a way to achieve a better work-life balance and spur her creative talents.
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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.

Fifth Third's Marsha Thornton, Supplier Diversity Experts Share Critical Lessons

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Fifth Third Bank’s Director of Supplier Diversity Marsha Thornton was recently featured in Women’s Enterprise USA (WE USA), the United States' foremost quarterly print and digital publication supporting Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs).

Make a Difference & Support Veterans: Recycle Your Razors and Packaging for a Chance to Win a Playground* for a Military Medical Center

Gillette, CVS Pharmacy, Fisher House Foundation and TerraCycle Partner to Award a New Playground* to a Fisher House Location
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TRENTON, N.J., July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- International recycling leader, TerraCycle® has announced a national recycling initiative with Gillette, CVS Pharmacy® and Fisher House Foundation that calls upon CVS Pharmacy customers to recycle all brands of disposable razors, replaceable-blade cartridge units and razor plastic packaging to help win a playground* for a military medical center.

International Paper Announces Progress on Its 2020 Sustainability Goals

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/International Paper (NYSE: IP) has released its 2019 Global Citizenship Report. The company, one of the leading producers of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, shares the progress it made in 2019 against its 2020 goals and outlines its approach to sustainability across its value chain.

Some notable 2019 achievements include:

Finalised Agenda and Line-up for Transform: Sustainable Procurement & Circularity Released

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July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - All 40+ CEOs, CPOs, CSO and senior industry experts, and 20+ sessions have now been finalised for next week’s inaugural Reuters Events Transform: Sustainable Procurement & Circularity virtual conference (7-8th July).

Ecocentricity Blog: Pulling a (Uni)Lever

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Imagine if every customer could quickly and easily see the carbon footprint of what they were buying. I bet a lot of people would choose the lower carbon option!

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Imagine if every customer could quickly and easily see the carbon footprint of what they were buying. I bet a lot of people would choose the lower carbon option!

USA Continues to Be a Leader in Sustainable Squid

Seafreeze Limited and Sea Fresh USA Certified as Sustainable
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WASHINGTON, June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Longfin squid (Doryteuthis (Amerigo) pealeii), also known as loligo, and Northern shortfin squid (Illex illecebrosus) caught by Seafreeze Limited and Sea Fresh USA off the U.S. East Coast achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification today. The accomplishment firmly places the USA as a global leader in the production of certified squid, as the only two MSC-certified sustainably managed fisheries occur in U.S.

Keep America Beautiful Joins SoulBuffalo's Ocean Plastics Leadership Network as Nonprofit Member

Organizations to Partner on Promoting National Clean Beaches Week, July 1-7, 2020
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STAMFORD, Conn., June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s premier community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced it has joined SoulBuffalo’s Ocean Plastics Leadership Network (OPLN), a global community of retailers, brands, NGOs and alliances committed to developing new approaches, innovations and solutions-based projects to address the impacts of plastic waste.

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