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New analysis shows value at risk from negative water impacts in apparel and meat industries
New analysis shows value at risk from negative water impacts in apparel and meat industries
12/9/2021 1:58:17 AM
A first-of-its-kind analysis finds that the cost of addressing harmful water impacts could top nearly $1.8 billion annually for some large publicly-traded packaged meat and apparel companies, and could lead to a change in company valuation of up to -47%, according to new research published today by the sustainability nonprofit Ceres.
ReSource: Plastic Member Companies Eliminated More Than Half of Their Problematic Plastic From 2018-2020; Waste Infrastructure Posed Challenges to Increasing Recycled Content
ReSource: Plastic Member Companies Eliminated More Than Half of Their Problematic Plastic From 2018-2020; Waste Infrastructure Posed Challenges to Increasing Recycled Content
12/9/2021 1:49:18 AM
A new report from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) finds that Principal Members in the organization’s ReSource: Plastic program – Keurig Dr Pepper, McDonald’s Corporation, Procter & Gamble, Starbucks, and The Coca-Cola Company – cut their use of problematic plastic =10px[1] by 57% between 2018 and 2020.
The LEGO Group announces plans to build new factory in Vietnam to support long-term growth
The LEGO Group announces plans to build new factory in Vietnam to support long-term growth
12/8/2021 6:52:36 PM
The LEGO Group today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park Joint Venture Company Limited (VSIP) to build a new factory in Vietnam.

MINI Netherlands presents two Dutch MINI Voices: BYBORRE and Studio RENS
MINI Netherlands presents two Dutch MINI Voices: BYBORRE and Studio RENS
12/8/2021 5:44:02 PM
During the DDW the work and ideas of more than 2,600 designers are presented to more than 350,000 visitors. The general vision of the Dutch Design Week perfectly matches MINI’s vision of innovative, future-oriented mobility, sustainability and design.
Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Methyl Alcohol and Other Industrial Chemicals
Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Methyl Alcohol and Other Industrial Chemicals
12/8/2021 12:26:37 PM
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) describes methyl alcohol, also known as methanol, as a colorless liquid with a strong odor that is used in many industries.
Ferrovial ranked as a world leader in sustainability according to CDP
Ferrovial ranked as a world leader in sustainability according to CDP
12/8/2021 12:13:33 PM
Ferrovial has once again been recognized as one of the world’s leading companies in sustainability by the prestigious non-profit organization CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project).
Walmart strengthens CDP-powered supply chain finance program by introducing science-based targets for the first time
Walmart strengthens CDP-powered supply chain finance program by introducing science-based targets for the first time
12/8/2021 9:50:26 AM
Walmart today raised the bar on climate action by creating a supply chain finance program that not only drives greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions through CDP’s TCFD-aligned disclosures, but for the first time, uses science-based targets to do so in a way that aims for a 1.5-degree Celsius pathway.
Manufacturer Faces $300K+ in Proposed Penalties for Failing to Protect Workers from Hexavalent Chromium and Cadmium
Manufacturer Faces $300K+ in Proposed Penalties for Failing to Protect Workers from Hexavalent Chromium and Cadmium
12/8/2021 9:07:03 AM
In November, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that an aircraft parts manufacturer in New England did not take the required steps to identify potential exposures and protect employees from hexavalent chromium and cadmium.
BASF to carve out mobile emissions catalysts business and invest up to €4.5 billion in battery materials and recycling
BASF to carve out mobile emissions catalysts business and invest up to €4.5 billion in battery materials and recycling
12/8/2021 8:57:10 AM
With the shift toward electromobility, the automotive industry is currently in the middle of its biggest transformation in history. As the largest chemicals supplier to the automotive industry, BASF will further strengthen its focus on battery materials and recycling and will establish a separate mobile emissions catalysts, automotive catalysts recycling and associated …
General Mills on CDP’s ‘A List’ for climate and water stewardship for fourth consecutive year
General Mills on CDP’s ‘A List’ for climate and water stewardship for fourth consecutive year
12/8/2021 8:51:35 AM
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) announced it has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, achieving a prestigious double ‘A’ score for tackling both climate change and water security.   This year, General Mills is one of few North American companies in the Food & Beverage sector to attain a double ‘A’ score and was …
Advancing our ESG journey with a new ambition to achieve net zero across our value chain by 2040
Advancing our ESG journey with a new ambition to achieve net zero across our value chain by 2040
12/8/2021 8:49:00 AM
Climate change remains one of the most pressing global challenges facing society. At AB InBev, we are committed to driving decarbonization and building climate resilience through our 2025 Sustainability Goals.
CDC Lowers Blood Lead Reference Value for Children in Puerto Rico and Across the Nation
CDC Lowers Blood Lead Reference Value for Children in Puerto Rico and Across the Nation
12/7/2021 4:14:38 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced in late October that it had lowered the blood lead reference value (BLRV) for children in response to Lead Exposure Prevention and Advisory Committee (LEPAC) recommendations.
Guide for Californians Facing Mold Cleanup after a Flood
Guide for Californians Facing Mold Cleanup after a Flood
12/7/2021 3:47:12 PM
Water damage and mold due to natural disasters is such a significant issue in California and across the rest of the nation that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a …
Fashion’s Path to Net Zero
Fashion’s Path to Net Zero
12/7/2021 12:25:48 PM
COP26 is being considered as a decade-defining moment for change, against the widescale agreement that we are fast running out of time. The IPCC’s Sixth Report sent a stark message and has fueled the urgency in climate-related narrative.
Volkswagen Group ties loan to sustainability target for the first time
Volkswagen Group ties loan to sustainability target for the first time
12/7/2021 12:13:57 PM
Volkswagen concludes first sustainability linked loan: Interest rate on the three-year €1.8 billion loan depends on the Volkswagen Group achieving its European CO2 fleet emission targets Group CFO Arno Antlitz: “We’re committed to our goal of systematically transforming our product portfolio toward electromobility and making Volkswagen a carbon-neutral company on the balance …
Tech Mahindra recognized with prestigious ‘A’ score for global climate change and water stewardship
Tech Mahindra recognized with prestigious ‘A’ score for global climate change and water stewardship
12/7/2021 11:50:45 AM
Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting, and business re-engineering services & solutions, has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its prestigious ‘A List’ for tackling climate change, as well as acting to protect water security – two of the three environmental …
Preventing Frozen Pipes and Water Damage in Homes and Buildings
Preventing Frozen Pipes and Water Damage in Homes and Buildings
12/7/2021 10:01:28 AM
One of the most common reasons homeowners file insurance claims is due to burst pipes. In fact, insurance professionals report that approximately 1 in 50 policyholders submits a water damage or freezing claim each year.
CaixaBank participates in the financing of the largest offshore wind farm in the world
CaixaBank participates in the financing of the largest offshore wind farm in the world
12/6/2021 11:23:27 AM
CaixaBank has participated in the financing of Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the largest offshore wind farm in the world which is being built on the northeast coast of England.
Alstom’s Coradia iLint hydrogen powered train wins German Sustainability Award
Alstom’s Coradia iLint hydrogen powered train wins German Sustainability Award
12/6/2021 10:03:52 AM
Alstom’s revolutionary Coradia iLint, the world’s first mass-produced passenger train powered by hydrogen fuel cells, has won the 2022 German Sustainability Design Award.
Health Department Issues Traditional Ceramic Ware Lead Warning
Health Department Issues Traditional Ceramic Ware Lead Warning
12/6/2021 9:17:34 AM
The New York City Department of Health recently issued a lead warning to New Yorkers. The Department told residents to avoid using traditional, non-food safe clay pots, cups, and dishes (ceramic ware) for cooking or serving food and drinks.