Improving water management and turning water challenges into business opportunities is seen as not only a way to improve efficiency and save money but also as a powerful marketing tool for the food & beverage industry, as consumers come to see brands as sustainable and concerned about the environment.
Bridgestone Corporation, a tire and rubber company that has devoted significant resources to ensuring a continuing and sustainable supply of rubber for the future, has developed a system that utilizes big data to contribute to higher yield at rubber farms.
Food companies and manufacturers may soon have a viable answer to the problem of single-use plastics with the introdcuction of a new green paper technology, according to Johnson & Johnson Green Paper, a Miami start-up. J&J Green Paper’s technology, Janus, provides coated paper that can be custom-shaped and creates moisture resistance equivalent to petroleum-coated products. The paper is recyclable, compostable
REI Co-op is engaging its more than 1,000 brand partners to advance more sustainable and inclusive business practices.
With “Ambition 2039,” Mercedes-Benz wants to offer a CO2-neutral new car fleet in less than 20 years.
Global food corporation Cargill is significantly expanding its segregated palm oil capacity in order to help its customers meet their sustainability commitments, the company says. Previously, Cargill offered its North American customers mass-balanced sustainable palm oil, but its new offering in North America meets stricter certification standards for Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).
Nearly two-thirds (74%) of senior decision-makers agree that their company’s management must improve its skill set to deal with climate-related risks, believing that a failure to do so could pose a threat to jobs, according to a survey of more than 500 directors and C-suite executives from leading companies. Th
The Absolut Company has announced that the production of Absolut Vodka will be fossil fuel free by 2025, and completely carbon neutral by 2030 with no offsets needed. To reach these goals, the company is working on
Amazon has launched a new program in Europe that the company says will make it easier for customers to discover and shop for more sustainable products. Customers in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK will see a “Climate Pledge Friendly” badge on more than 40,000 products to signify that they have one or more of 19 different sustainability certifications.
Aveda is using blockchain technology to improve traceability in its Madagascan vanilla supply chain by collating data from supply chain partners via a secure, digital system. The program will bring traceable vanilla to more than 125 Aveda products starting this spring, the company says.
Bridgestone has launched a campaign that invites its partners to work together to implement sustainable and responsible practices within the natural rubber value chain, the tire company says. The campaign, A Layered Journey, demonstrates how the company is focusing on the sustainable procurement of
Seventy-three percent of respondents in a new study from Mars say they think Covid-19 will impact the viability of the global supply chain; more than 75% of respondents consider food safety a “top 10” global issue, and more than half (52%) think it is a top three global issue. These consumers say they think about food safety and food security