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September 4th, 2018
Nestlé today completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Terrafertil, a natural foods company and main global producer of goldenberries, following approval of relevant antitrust authorities. This investment is one of the latest examples of how Nestlé’s enhanced growth strategy harnesses the entrepreneurial spirit on which the company was founded 150 years ago.
September 1st, 2018
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) has introduced an innovative, patent-pending tool to showcase the impact ceiling and floor construction, as well as flooring and underlayment selection, have on room acoustics. Known as Sound Advisor, the web-based tool helps users make more informed design and interior product selection decisions.
Shaw Industries
August 30th, 2018
In our “Conversations with Green Champions,” Rolland President Philip Rundle asks sustainability-minded organizations about their approach to environmental responsibility.
August 30th, 2018
Almost 90% of the products the company manufactured in 2017 were C2C Certified.
Shaw’s Latest Sustainability Report Highlights Commitment to Product Stewardship and Human Health 2017 Achievements Include: New Sustainable Sourcing Policy, Alignment with the UN Global Compact and Nearly 90 Percent of Products Manufactured Being Cradle to Cradle Certified
Shaw Industries Group, Inc.
August 30th, 2018
Recycle Rally was formed as part of PepsiCo’s Performance with Purpose initiative, which aims to not just drive value for shareholders but also to leave a positive imprint on society and the environment. One of the program’s key environmental goals is to work to help increase the national recycling rate for beverage containers. PepsiCo Recycling established Recycle Rally to engage an audience at K-12 schools because PepsiCo recognizes that teachers care about the planet and that they serve as passionate advocates to help students to get in the habit of recycling.
August 29th, 2018
Integration of bioplastic packaging material derived from renewable sugarcane directly supports Only Natural Pet’s commitments to environmental sustainability and carbon reduction. Only Natural Pet is integrating at least 30% bioplastic packaging material into every bag of its recently launched line of Mindful Meals dry dog food, directly supporting Only Natural Pet’s ongoing commitments to environmental sustainability and carbon reduction
August 29th, 2018
Despite best intentions or lofty aspirations, many sustainability professionals struggle to help their company become a truly sustainable brand. To assist them in this journey, Sustainable Brands and select SB Advisory Board Members, including Kevin Hagen – VP of Environment, Sustainability and Governance Strategy for Iron Mountain, developed the SB Brand Transformation RoadmapSM. It’s a new tool that helps companies navigate the path to full sustainability.
Iron Mountain
August 29th, 2018
Stephanie Valdez Streaty, senior director of corporate social responsibility at Cox Automotive, shares how they plan to achieve an ambitious Zero Waste to Landfill goal by 2024 and speaks about future projects she’d like to tackle with help from other SB Corporate Members, including water replenishment projects. Read on to see how her love for sustainability and the outdoors has positively impacted her family, her community and her workplace.
Cox Automotive
August 29th, 2018
Accelerating demands for sustainable products and responsible corporate behavior are reshaping the food, beverage and restaurant industries – and with them the food packaging industry.
August 29th, 2018
While many businesses recognize the importance of sustainability, not enough are investing in a strategic plan powered by data. How can companies place benchmarks on and distill this often obscure information into actionable insights? As part of the Thought Leaders channel on the openSAP platform, SAP and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA®) are working to help answer this question through a free online course, “Improving Confidence in Sustainability Performance Data.”

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