October 22, 2017

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PepsiCo Recycling Increases Sustainability Funding to Colleges and Universities

Posted: Oct 20, 2017 – 01:30 PM EST

PURCHASE, N.Y., Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - PepsiCo Recycling is expanding its second year of the Zero Impact Fund, which offers eligible* colleges and universities an opportunity to bring campus eco-innovations to life. Through the Zero Impact Fund, schools can submit ideas to accomplish...

Euroloan and Finlayson Partner to Deliver World’s First Circular Economy Solution for Home Textiles

Posted: Oct 16, 2017 – 08:34 AM EST

HELSINKI, Finland, Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Finlayson now offers a more responsible way to buy, use and recycle home textiles for Finnish customers. The service enables customers to return used products, to be resold or recycled into new products by...

SC Johnson Supports World’s Largest Tropical Reforestation Project

Posted: Oct 16, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

RACINE, Wis., Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - SC Johnson today announced that the funds raised from its 2017 acre-for-acre match challenge will be used to kick off the worlds largest tropical reforestation project in the Brazilian Amazon. Through a partnership with Conservation International (CI)...

Textile Exchange Releases 2017 Preferred Fiber and Materials Market Report at Annual Textile Sustainability Conference

Posted: Oct 12, 2017 – 05:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Textile Exchange, the global non-profit that promotes the adoption of preferred fiber and materials, integrity and standards and responsible supply networks, today officially released its 2017 Preferred Fiber and Materials Market Report, a report that measures and...

Textile Exchange rPET Commitment Challenge

Posted: Oct 12, 2017 – 04:20 PM EST

POTOMAC, Md., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - More than 45 renowned textile, apparel and retail companiesincluding major brands such as adidas, Dibella, Eileen Fisher, Gap Inc., HM, IKEA, Lindex, MetaWear, Target and Timberlandhave committed or are supporting an increase in their use of Recycled...

Smithfield Foods Announces New, Industry-Leading Environmental Initiative, Smithfield Renewables

Posted: Oct 12, 2017 – 02:30 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today the launch of Smithfield Renewables, a new platform within the organization that will unify, lead and accelerate the companys industry-leading carbon reduction and renewable energy efforts. Smithfield Renewables will ensure the company...

Climatecare Supports Aviva to Win UN Momentum for Change Award

Posted: Oct 12, 2017 – 08:44 AM EST

OXFORD, U.K., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Leading global insurance provider, Aviva Plc, has been awarded a prestigious UN Momentum for Change award, in recognition of the companys flagship and fully comprehensive action to tackle climate change. With the importance of avoiding a plus-two-degree...

Over 36 Major Brands Pledge to Achieve Sustainable Cotton by 2025

Posted: Oct 11, 2017 – 07:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 11 /CSRwire/ - 23 more of the world's most renowned clothing and textile companies, including Burberry, Adidas, Kathmandu and Timberland today pledged to use 100% sustainable cotton by 2025[1]. 36 major brands and retailers have now signed up to the...

Renowned Aboriginal Rights Lawyer Peter Grant Joining Case Against Chevron on Behalf of Ecuadorian Communities

Posted: Oct 10, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

TORONTO, Oct. 10 /CSRwire/ - Peter Grant, the renowned Canadian aboriginal rights lawyer who recently helped to win a major case before the countrys Supreme Court, is joining the legal team of indigenous groups in Ecuador who are moving to enforce a $12...

“Our Vision Is a World That Runs Entirely on Green Energy”

Posted: Oct 09, 2017 – 04:00 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - Following a profound strategic transformation from black to green energy and recent divestment of the oil and gas business, the Danish energy company DONG Energy is changing its name to rsted and boosting their vision for a...

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