September 19, 2020

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Every Cup of Nespresso Coffee Will Be Carbon Neutral by 2022

Published: Sep 18, 2020 – 10:09 AM EST

Every cup of Nespresso coffee will be carbon neutral by 2022 Nespresso today commits that every cup of Nespresso coffee, both for at-home and for professional customers, will be carbon neutral by 2022. This new ambition builds on more than 10 years of...

Olam Urges International Brands to Adopt New Rice Eco-label to Allow Consumers to Support Farmers and Promote Sustainable Rice Production

Published: Sep 18, 2020 – 09:31 AM EST

LONDON, Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - Olam International is calling for retailers and food brands to back the new "Sustainable Rice Platform-Verified" Assurance Scheme and consumer pack label*, which will allow consumers to choose products that directly support efforts to increase farmer incomes and...

New IOC Guide to Make Sustainability “Business as Usual” for the Olympic Movement

Published: Sep 17, 2020 – 10:05 AM EST

New IOC Guide to Make Sustainability "Business as Usual" for the Olympic Movement The guidelines - called "Sustainability Management in Sports" - will help National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs) integrate sustainability into their operations and events. Part of the IOC's...

General Mills Partnership With Gunsmoke Farms to Transition 34,000 Acres of Conventional Farmland to Organic Culminates With USDA Certification

Published: Sep 17, 2020 – 09:15 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - General Mills today announced Gunsmoke Farms has received organic certification by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Organics Program. Gunsmoke, a 34,000-acre farm outside of Pierre, South Dakota, had been managed conventionally for more than three decades before...

Sustainable Cotton Farming Showcased in Episode 2 of HanesBrands' Behind-the-Scenes Documentary “Crop to Campus”

Published: Sep 16, 2020 – 04:12 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sep. 16 /CSRwire/ - In the second episode of filmmaker Rod Murphy's "Crop to Campus" apparel sustainability minidocumentary, college students exploring T-shirt manufacturing visit the operations of a fifth-generation cotton farmer in North Carolina. Episodes of the seven-part documentary commissioned by...

Preparing for One-Planet Prosperity Is Necessary for Companies to Attain and Maintain Their Long-Term Competitive Advantage

Published: Sep 15, 2020 – 10:27 AM EST

• Ahead of Earth Overshoot Day 2020 (Aug 22) Schneider Electric and Global Footprint Network launchan e-book to help guide businesses to build one-planet compatible business success. • Improving humanity’s well-being within the ecological resource budget of our planet (“one-planet prosperity”) is the...

Earth Overshoot Day 2020 Has Passed, But We Can Still Make a Difference

Published: Sep 15, 2020 – 10:24 AM EST

Earth Overshoot Day 2020 lands on August 22 Together we can #MoveTheDate In 2020, Earth Overshoot Day was more than 3 weeks later than last year. This shows we can still reverse the trend and transform the current crisis into an opportunity to...

East Houston Solar Co-op Chooses Green Mountain Energy to Bring Solar to More Houstonians

Published: Sep 14, 2020 – 10:00 AM EST

HOUSTON, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - Solar United Neighbors' East Houston Solar Co-op has selected Green Mountain Energy to serve the 30-member group and increase the growth of residential solar in Houston. Chosen through a competitive bidding process over four other firms, Green Mountain...

Climate Week Event to Address How Soil Health Can Achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions for U.S. Agriculture

Published: Sep 14, 2020 – 09:00 AM EST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the nonprofit organization charged with safeguearding and enhancing soil health, will host "Achieving Net Zero Carbon Emissions in U.S. Agriculture through Soil Health," September 22, 2020, as part of Climate...

ESG & EU Sustainable Finance Framework (EU Taxonomy)

Published: Sep 14, 2020 – 08:26 AM EST

Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - Global Sustain held a webinar for the Hellenic Fund and Asset Management Association entitled "Latest developments in the ESG Industry and the new EU Sustainable Finance Framework (EU Taxonomy)". Recent developments in ESG (Environmental, Social & Corporate Governance) issues...

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