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How Gildan is Managing and Minimizing Supply Chain Disruption During COVID-19

Manuel Romero, Vice President of Supply Chain at Gildan explains how the Company’s vertical integration allows them to minimize disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
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Everyday, we use and consume goods that have been made in many parts of the world; like the food we eat, the objects we use, and the clothes we wear. The creation of these products involves many moving steps before they reach their final destination, and this all depends on functioning global supply chains.

College Students Visit HanesBrands' El Salvador Apparel Plants in Episode 4 of “Crop to Campus” Documentary

The seven-part documentary follows three North Carolina State University students through the process of making a T-shirt responsibly – from the farm to production to the consumer
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., September 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The fourth episode of filmmaker Rod Murphy’s “Crop to Campus” minidocumentary, in which college students explore apparel sustainability, dropped today and features the students visiting HanesBrands’ textile fabric and sewing operations in El Salvador.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E21: Ngozi Okaro, Custom Collaborative

Fashioning a Pathway to Success and Equity
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Custom Collaborative Executive Director Ngozi Okaro joins Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to discuss nonprofit management during times of crisis.

CSRHub's Bahar Gidwani Speaking at BattleFin Virtual Discovery Days

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CSRHub CTO and Co-Founder, Bahar Gidwani, will be speaking at 2020 BattleFin Ensemble & Discovery Days event. The conference will take place virtually September 29th - 30th, 2020.  

BattleFin's panel lineup is broad and current, including discussions on the recovery of the travel industry, tech and consumer stock insights, macroeconomic trends, and even a panel focusing on the current election. 

The two-day conference aims to use alternative data insights to predict some of the changing impacts Covid-19 will have on Q3 earnings.

Mosaic Is Taking Action Against Food Insecurity

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Not only are we committed to helping the world grow the food it needs at Mosaic, we are also dedicated to helping to provide the food our communities need to thrive. September is Hunger Action Month – a time when everyone can take action and a stand against food insecurity. Millions of families struggle to find their next meal, so whether it is donating, volunteering, or just sharing to bring awareness, we can all do our part. And as an employee, you can be proud that Mosaic has taken a stand by supporting organizations across the world.

Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

Small Farms, Big Impact: How We're Building Thriving Communities Around the World Together

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This past week, during the 75th (and first-ever virtual) UN General Assembly, AB InBev joined conversations around the world’s most pressing problems. In collaboration with industry, government and civil society leaders, we look for solutions and opportunities to address the economic impact of the pandemic, climate change’s increasing pressure on the global food system, and advocate for collaboration to accelerate progress.

Sustainable MacFries Fund: McDonald's To Invest in Climate-Friendly Farming Practices

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McDonald's has launched a "Sustainable MacFries Fund" in partnership with McCain to improve the resilience of British potato farmers, while also collaborating with the Walmart Foundation, WWF and Cargill in the US to improve land use practices.

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McDonald's has launched a "Sustainable MacFries Fund" in partnership with McCain to improve the resilience of British potato farmers, while also collaborating with the Walmart Foundation, WWF and Cargill in the US to improve land use practices.

Walmart Extends a Hand Up to Indian Farmers

By Amelia Ahl
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The Walmart Foundation recently announced it will award two grants totaling $4.5 million to the NGOs Tanager and Professional Assistance for Development Action (PRADAN) in order to improve the livelihoods of Indian farmers. These grants are a part of a $25 million commitment the foundation made in September 2018 to support smallholder Indian farmers over the course of five years.

A commitment to the supply chain from Walmart

Restore AirCarbon Foodware Products Achieve Carbon Negative Verification

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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Newlight Technologies, Inc., a biotechnology company dedicated to making materials that improve the environment, has gained independent verification that its Restore AirCarbon™ foodware products, evaluated from cradle-to-gate plus disposal, have a negative carbon footprint.  The assessment was conducted by SCS Global Services (SCS), a world leader in third-party environmental and life cycle assessment.

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