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Archive for October 2015

Gafas Bamboo signs an agreement with Allcot to measure the carbon footprint and offset the emissions of their products

Gafas Bamboo, a Spanish company which sells wooden sunglasses, has signed a two year agreement with Allcot to measure the carbon footprint and offset the emissions of the manufacturing process of its products. Thought this sustainability strategy, every time a client buys a pair of glasses is collaborating to fight against climate change. Specifically, a…

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81 companies to join the White House-led American Business Act on Climate Pledge

General Mills, IKEA and Best Buy are among the 81 companies to recently join the White House-led American Business Act on Climate Pledge, which sets significant greenhouse gas reduction and renewable energy sourcing goals for 2020 and beyond. The pledges focus on increasing energy efficiency, boosting low-carbon investing and making sustainability more accessible to low-income Americans. Autodesk, Bloomberg, CA Technologies,…

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Nestlé USA Achieves Zero Waste to Landfill and pledges to reduce environmental impact

Nestlé USA released its second Creating Shared Value (CSV) report, which details the company’s progress against 27 commitments set in 2013 related to nutrition, health and wellness, environmental impact and water use, social impact, and responsible sourcing. Nestlé has added a new commitment to achieve zero waste to landfill status in all factories by 2020. According to…

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The CEOs of 10 global food companies pledge to accelerate business action on climate change

The CEOs of 10 global food companies pledged to accelerate business action on climate change and urged U.S. and world leaders to form a robust international agreement at COP21 in December in a joint letter coordinated by Ceres. The signatories are the CEOs of Mars, Inc; General Mills, Unilever, Kellogg Company, Nestlé USA, New Belgium Brewing, Ben & Jerry’s, Clif Bar, Stonyfield Farm and Dannon USA. “It’s extraordinary to see these…

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Adidas reveals plan for a new breed of sporting goods that will never be thrown away

Adidas announced Sport Infinity, the sportswear giant’s plan for a new breed of sporting goods that will never be thrown away. Instead, football (soccer) players will be able to constantly reimagine and recycle their dream products using an inexhaustible 3-D “super-material.” Every gram of sportswear, including the boots of Argentine soccer star Leo Messi, will be broken down…

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