November 15, 2018

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Smithfield Foods Collaboration with Environmental Defense Fund and Roeslein Alternative Energy Helps Bring Monarch Butterflies Back in Large Numbers

Posted: Nov 01, 2018 – 01:17 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Nov. 01 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is the first food company to participate in a new program with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) to restore key prairie habitat for monarch butterflies, as described in this video....

7-Eleven’s RENEW™ Reduced Emissions Program and Customers Help Plant 100,000 Trees With The Arbor Day Foundation

Posted: Oct 31, 2018 – 01:05 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 31 /CSRwire/ - In one year, 7-Eleven, Inc. and its customers have planted 100,000 trees and offset 32,448 metric tons in carbon emissions through the RENEW reduced emissions fuel program. That is the equivalent of powering 1.6 million homes for...

SC Johnson Accelerates Progress Boosting Plastic Recycling and Reuse

Posted: Oct 29, 2018 – 11:55 AM EST

RACINE, Wis, Oct. 29 /CSRwire/ - Today, SC Johnson is announcing a series of commitments to further reduce its own plastic footprint, by boosting recycled plastic content in its packaging, supporting reuse of plastic bottles through concentrated refills, and launching an effort to...

SC Johnson and Plastic Bank Team up to Address the Global Ocean Plastic Crisis

Posted: Oct 29, 2018 – 11:55 AM EST

RACINE, Wis., Oct. 29 /CSRwire/ - Today, SC Johnson is announcing a new partnership with Plastic Bank, one of the leading organizations working to reduce the global crisis of ocean plastic, to help increase recycling rates in impoverished communities across Indonesia while addressing...

SC Johnson Signs Groundbreaking International Commitment to Tackle the Plastic Pollution Crisis

Posted: Oct 29, 2018 – 11:45 AM EST

RACINE, Wis., Oct. 29 /CSRwire/ - SC Johnson announces today it is joining a worldwide coalition of leading businesses and governments to tackle the growing global crisis of plastic pollution. Together with Dame Ellen MacArthur, Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson,...

Consumer Goods Industry Moves to Act on Plastic Waste

Posted: Oct 29, 2018 – 08:03 AM EST

PARIS, Oct. 29 /CSRwire/ - The Board of Directors of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today issued a statement calling for the consumer goods industry to play a leading role in eliminating plastic waste on land and sea and endorses the Ellen...

Global Conference on Indigenous Rights and Environment Set to Launch Nov. 10 in Canadian Rockies

Posted: Oct 26, 2018 – 03:06 PM EST

CALGARY, Canada, Oct. 26 /CSRwire/ - A major international conference exploring indigenous legal principles, the environment, and reparations for environmental disasters is set to launch in Banff, Canada on November 10 with several high-profile speakers and academics gathering from around the world. The...

Smithfield Foods Announces Landmark Investment to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Posted: Oct 25, 2018 – 07:08 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Oct. 25 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce, through the nationwide expansion of Smithfield Renewables, innovative projects designed to help meet its goal to reduce the companys greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 25 percent by 2025, which it set...

Finalists Named in $10 Million Race Against Toxic Algae

Posted: Oct 25, 2018 – 02:12 PM EST

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 25 /CSRwire/ - After more than two years of testing their technologies in laboratories and in the Lake Simcoe watershed, the four finalists in The George Barley Water Prize a $10 million incentive award to find a new technology capable...

Chevron Intimidation Led Boston Mother to Sign False Affidavit Attacking Landmark Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Posted: Oct 25, 2018 – 12:48 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /CSRwire/ - In a stunning confession, a Boston-area financial manager and mother of four who raised funds for Amazon Indigenous peoples has admitted under oath that Chevron lawyers successfully intimidated her to sign an affidavit with false statements designed...

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