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Trump’s Pick for Ag Department Post Pushes for Sustainable Farming Incentives

Trump’s Pick for Ag Department Post Pushes for Sustainable Farming Incentives

President Trump’s pick for Undersecretary of Farm Production and Conservation has pushed for financial incentives for farmers to voluntarily implement sustainable practices.
Should he be confirmed, he is expected be a strong voice on conservation issues in the next farm bill, but environmentalists say his programs have yielded “few benefits.”

Tyson Foods: Sustainability Will Fund Itself, Increase Profits

Tyson Foods: Sustainability Will Fund Itself, Increase Profits

Tyson Foods says sustainability will play a key role in the company’s strategy and will be one element that will help the company reach an expected sales growth of about 6% next year. Blockchain technology, which allows the company to track its supply chain each step of the way and pinpoint any unsustainable practices, is already in use.

Organic Agriculture Builds Healthy Soil, Stores More Carbon, Study Says

Organic Agriculture Builds Healthy Soil, Stores More Carbon, Study Says

Organizations in the agriculture industry may have a new reason for going organic: a new study indicates that soils on organic farms store away “appreciably” larger amounts of carbons, and for longer periods, than typical agricultural soils. The study is proof that not only do organic agricultural practices help fight … Read more »

Today, It’s All About You: Leaders Leading and EL50

Today, It’s All About You: Leaders Leading and EL50

Two important notes before you head off for the weekend: Check out our Leaders Leading section to learn more about the “shaker-uppers” in sustainability management. And we’ve opened up the nomination process for the 2018 EL50 Honorees! These are the folks with the ideas, the ones making things happen, so make sure you get your nomination in by…

Questions Surround Arkema Plant’s Risk Assessment Protocols; First Lawsuit Filed

Questions Surround Arkema Plant’s Risk Assessment Protocols; First Lawsuit Filed

Emergency generators and additional back-up systems at the Arkema plant in Crosby, TX, are now known to have both failed during flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey last week, and the first lawsuit over the event has been filed. In all, a million pounds of air pollutants were released in storm-tossed Texas from refineries and petrochemical operations; Bloomberg warns that effects from Irma could be worse.

How to Track Materials, Redesign and Reach Zero Waste with TRUE Certification

How to Track Materials, Redesign and Reach Zero Waste with TRUE Certification

Leaders in sustainability continually work to understand and track how materials flow through their facilities, how to redesign products for a minimum of wasted material, and how to ultimately reach zero waste. TRUE zero waste rating system from GBCI says it that helps companies do just that.

How Do Companies Exert Influence on Public Policy? Investors Want to Know

How Do Companies Exert Influence on Public Policy? Investors Want to Know

In situations where the revenues of public companies are larger than the GDPs of the countries in which they operate, these companies may exert tremendous influence over the local political and legislative process. This creates risks and opportunities which are critical inputs into investment decisions…

Samsung, BAT and ASML Holding Join Prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Samsung, BAT and ASML Holding Join Prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Global investors are exploring ways to integrate ESG factors into their investments, and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices help investors evaluate the world’s largest companies in terms of their sustainability. Additions to this year’s list include Samsung and British American Tobacco, while companies dropped from the list include…

Consumers & Retailers Drive Speedy Growth of Sustainable Nonwoven Market

Consumers & Retailers Drive Speedy Growth of Sustainable Nonwoven Market

Every nonwovens producer is now claiming sustainability (though there are varying degrees of certified progress). In coming days, sustainable nonwovens will continue to take market share. Should you be pressuring your suppliers to get onboard?

Water, Waste Challenges Persist in Harvey-Hit Texas

Water, Waste Challenges Persist in Harvey-Hit Texas

Water and waste management remain a mess in southeast Texas. As of Sunday, more than 800 wastewater treatment facilities in southeast Texas were still not fully operational as a result of the effects of Hurricane Harvey. Additionally, officials have become aware of the release of wastewater from sanitary sewers, according to … Read more »