DALLAS, TX, Nov. 5, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Kimberly-Clark Corporation has been recognized with two prominent awards for its efforts to improve energy efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint. The company received the 2018 Responsible Business Award for Climate Action from Ethical Corporation, and earned its sixth consecutive SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for leadership in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency.Read more
ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands , Nov. 6, 2018 (Press Release) -Chemicals company Braskem announces it has joined European network Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) as a full member.
BIC represents the private sector in the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), a public-private partnership (PPP) with the EU worth €3.7 billion. By joining BIC, Braskem has become part of a wider network committed to bringing bio-based products to market.Read more
SAINT JOHN, NB, Nov. 5, 2018 (CNW) -The effective and strict enforcement of Canadian environmental and wildlife protection legislation is one way that Environment and Climate Change Canada meets its commitment to maintaining clean air and water and protecting wildlife and their habitats.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has been awarded the gold Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rating by EcoVadis, a leading evaluator of global supply chains, for the fifth successive year.
The packaging leader scored highly in a range of criteria across environment, labour practices and human rights, sustainable procurement and fair business practices.
EcoVadis provides supplier sustainability ratings for global supply chains in companies such as Bayer, Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé and ING Bank.Read more
KALAMAZOO, MI, Nov. 2, 2018 (NPR) -Residents of a town near Kalamazoo join a federal class action lawsuit against 3M and Georgia-Pacific over PFAS contamination.
The lawsuit alleges that both companies played a role in the high levels of industrial chemicals that were discovered in the city of Parchment’s municipal water in July.
Nick Coulson, an attorney with Liddle & Dubin P.C. which is the firm that filed the lawsuit, says a group of Parchment residents told the firm about the issue.Read more
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 31, 2018 (Press Release) -Luxury brands risk losing out if they ignore sustainability challengeRead more
DAVENTRY, UK , Nov. 2, 2018 (Press Release) -The announcement that Kellogg's has introduced a Pringles container recycling scheme is a fudge that doesn't solve the issues, according to The Recycling Association.
Kellogg's last week said that it has joined forces with TerraCycle to introduce a recycling scheme for the containers in the UK that involves sending them in the post using a freepost label.
The resulting pellets are then turned into new products such as benches and fence posts.Read more