The Movement Towards Natural & Organic Food and Healthy Lifestyles

Sales of Natural and Organic Products Outpace Conventional Food and Beverage as Consumers Get the Message About the Relationship Between Diet and Health

by Steven Hoffman, Managing Director, Compass Natural 

Consumer demand for healthier products continues to grow. With concerns ranging from the cost of healthcare to the effects of food and agriculture on climate change, consumers of all ages are opting for natural, organic and functional foods and beverages, nutritional supplements, natural medicines and other eco-friendly products from mission-based companies that share their values and address their concerns.

Declare Chemical Transparency Program Released in European Building Market

The nutrition label for products expands into Europe for manufacturers, architects and designers
Press Release

BOLZANO, Italy, January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and Living Future Europe Initiative (LFEI) announce the release of a new edition of the Declare product transparency label for the European building and manufacturer market. The Declare Europe launch is taking place in Bolzano during the 2019 Klimahouse conference, which is focused on the exchange of ideas, innovations and insights on the latest trends in the energy-efficiency and sustainable construction sector.

Greening the Global Shopping Cart: A Webinar Series for Innovation and Best Practices


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Sysco Announces 2025 Corporate Social Responsibility Goals

Press Release

HOUSTON, August 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today its 2025 Responsibility Goals, building on the company’s long-standing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. These newly defined goals set a clear path for the future and demonstrate the company’s continued commitment to care for people, supply products responsibly and protect the planet.

Dear Financial Services CEO: Where are the Women?


 by Kathleen McQuiggan, Senior VP, Global Women’s Strategies, Pax World and Managing Director, Pax Ellevate Management, LLC

For an industry that prides itself on mastering risk management, finding value and uncovering arbitrage opportunities, I think the financial services sector is falling flat. Why? Because most firms are overlooking one of the biggest investment opportunities ever: women.

Make the World a Better Place in 2016

5 Fair Trade New Year’s Resolutions to Fit Every Lifestyle

With the New Year comes the opportunity reflect on our lives and make resolutions that bring about positive change through new habits and commitments.  And while that resolution you made last year to eat less and exercise more was relatively effective (for the first 3 weeks at least…), why not take this opportunity to put a little Fair Trade spin on your resolutions and make an even bigger change?  One that has a ripple effect that will reach all the way around the globe.  Resolve to buy Fair Trade and join us in making 2016 the year of responsible consumption. 

Michelin Innovations Presented at the 2014 Michelin Challenge Bibendum

For over 125 years, Michelin has been the industry leader in terms of innovation

Michelin, partnering the FIA’s Formula E Championship
Michelin, the exclusive partner of the first Formula E Championship

Michelin Scores Industry Best in Innovation Management and Five Other Sustainable Development Categories

Press Release

BOULOGNE, France, Nov. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) rankings, Michelin has scored Industry Best in six categories including Innovation Management, Product Stewardship[1], Climate Strategy and Environmental Management[2].  Michelin is one of two tire manufacturers in the DJSI World Index, attesting to its global performance in the area of sustainable development.

People, Product and Performance Drive Amway’s 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts

Press Release

ADA, MI, May 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Amway today released its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, "We Believe,” highlighting the combined efforts of Amway, its business owners and employees as they continue to improve the lives of people all over the world.

“Knowing we are making a difference in people’s lives gives us a tremendous sense of fulfillment,” said Amway Chairman Steve Van Andel. “Doing so helps fulfill our vision of improving lives and makes this world a little better for us and the generations to follow.”


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