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Ecocentricity Blog - A Quarter Century of Impact: How Biomimicry Has Reframed Humanity's Relationship With Nature

By: John A. Lanier

Janine Benyus’s most influential book turns 25 years old this week. I share some reflections on its importance, and I encourage you to join in celebrating it!


Janine Benyus’s most influential book turns 25 years old this week. I share some reflections on its importance, and I encourage you to join in celebrating it!

New Multisector Coalition to Spearhead the Regenerative and Equitable Circular Transition in Cities Across the Globe

Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC, AMSTERDAM, NL, May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ — Five international organizations with a shared vision to enable the rapid and just transition towards a regenerative and equitable economy are announcing the launch of the Circular City Coalition. 

Arcos Dorados Provided Close to 400 Thousand Training Opportunities to Young People in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2021

The Company highlights its commitment to expand job opportunities and enhance the potential of young people in the region in its new Social Impact and Sustainable Development Report 2021.
Press Release

May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Arcos Dorados, the franchise that operates the McDonald’s brand in 20 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, released its eighth Social Impact and Sustainable Development Report, highlighting the latest developments related to its ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) initiatives and policies during 2021.

SIZA Applies for SSCI Benchmarking

Press Release

PARIS, May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has received a benchmarking application from SIZA, the first step in earning SSCI recognition as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes under the SSCI’s Manufacturing and Processing scope as well as the Primary Production scope.

The Legacy and Future of Gildan Respects™


Gildan recently announced the launch of Gildan Respects, a new global positioning and creative campaign to support the communication of Gildan’s "Next Generation” ESG strategy and future targets. This initiative unites Gildan’s ESG communications and marketing under one global message to further elevate the appeal of Gildan’s responsibly-made apparel.

Putting the Power of Economics in All Hands


From empty shelves at the grocery store to rising prices of certain items, the COVID-19 pandemic shined a light on the importance of supply chains and what happens when they are disrupted. Interruptions to supply chains, however, are not a new phenomenon. They can occur as a result of natural disasters, work stoppages, and more. No matter the cause, the result of decreased supplies is generally the same—higher prices.

The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issues Statement Asking Scheme Owners to Undergo SSCI Benchmark

Press Release

PARIS, May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - CEO members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Board of Directors have today published a statement encouraging relevant supply chain partners to undertake the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) benchmarking process by the end of 2023.

Benchmark ESG on Simplifying Emissions Reporting: How to Ensure You're Prepared for the SEC's Scope 3 Mandate


In recent years, companies around the world have felt increasing pressure to disclose Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data to satisfy investors and various internal and external stakeholders. Today, the trend toward mandatory reporting is accelerating—most recently reflected in the March 21, 2022 release of the U.S.

Q&A: Mask Nerd Interviews 3M's Nikki Vars McCullough on the Science of N95s, Masks


Aaron Collins, an engineer who tests masks and has gained a YouTube following as “Mask Nerd,” sat down with Nikki McCullough, vice president in 3M’s personal safety division, to learn about the science behind 3M N95 respirators and other masks.


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