October 14, 2019

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Timo Schmidt-Eisenhart (Timberland): "The 'Boom' of Sneakers Is Not a Trend, but a Phenomenon."

Posted: Jun 24, 2019 – 11:57 AM EST

Originally published on MDS By Arturo Jurez Timo Schmidt-Eisenhart is, since 2013, the president of Timberland for Emea (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). The German executive also worked for another brand of VF Corporation, The North Face, where he was the general...

Now’s the Time to Ideate, Inspire, and Innovate for a Circular Future

Posted: Jun 24, 2019 – 11:50 AM EST

From the HP Inc. Press Center Imagine dumping one garbage truck filled with plastic material into the ocean every minute. Now imagine two trucks per minute. Now four. Visualizing this makes my stomach turn, yet each year at least 8 million tonnes (about...

Can the Circular Economy End the Era of “Throwaway Living”?

Posted: Jun 21, 2019 – 12:40 PM EST

Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - In 1955, LIFE magazine ran an ad promoting Throwaway Living, encouraging the use of disposable items as a way to help cut down on household chores. We used to depend on plastic, and now, our planet is being suffocated...

International Justice Mission Announces Third Grant from Walmart.org to Combat Trafficking in Thai Fishing Industry

Posted: Jun 11, 2019 – 11:00 AM EST

BANGKOK, Thailand, Jun. 11 /CSRwire/ - International Justice Mission (IJM), the worlds largest international anti-slavery organization, has announced its third grant awarded by the Walmart Foundation to continue addressing human trafficking, also known as modern slavery, in the Thai fishing industry. Thailand is...

Circular Economy Briefing – Complimentary

Posted: May 30, 2019 – 02:00 PM EST

LONDON, May 30 /CSRwire/ - Transitioning from a linear to a circular economy is one of the biggest challenges the industry faces, reducing waste is of paramount importance to ensuring the safety of the planet. It also presents an opportunity for business to...

Walmart on Track to Reduce 1 Billion Metric Tons of Emission From Global Supply Chains by 2030

Posted: May 08, 2019 – 10:50 AM EST

Retailer achieves significant progress in ESG efforts, including 93 million metric ton reduction of supplier emissions[i] and 6.1% reduction in Scopes 1 and 2 annual greenhouse gas emissions in 2017[ii]

Smithfield Foods and RAE Partner to Produce Renewable Energy while Restoring Missouri’s Natural Environment

Posted: Apr 26, 2019 – 11:40 AM EST

ST. LOUIS, Apr. 26 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) have formed a joint venture called Monarch Bioenergy to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) across Smithfields hog farms in Missouri. This partnership converts manure collected from Smithfield farms into...

World Bank and Pact Launch First ‘State of the Sector’ Report for Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

Posted: Apr 24, 2019 – 03:00 AM EST

• Over 40 million people globally work in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) • 10 million people living in 40 countries in sub-Saharan Africa are directly engaged in ASM • Accurate, reliable data on artisanal and small-scale mining is an essential first step...

Industry Leaders Sign MoU on Responsible Tin Sourcing

Posted: Apr 16, 2019 – 08:30 AM EST

HERTFORDSHIRE, England and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Apr. 16 /CSRwire/ - The International Tin Association (ITA) and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), on behalf of its Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation across the entire tin...

Covestro Introduces New Supplier Diversity Program in North America

Posted: Apr 09, 2019 – 10:05 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, Apr. 09 /CSRwire/ - Today, Covestro LLC announced the launch of its North American supplier diversity program, building on its continuous commitment to create a more diverse, inclusive and innovative culture. The new program opens the door for small and diverse organizations...

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