What small suppliers need to know about inclusion and diversity

June 20, 2017 by  
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Citi has focused on supplier diversity since the seventies, said Javette Hines, the company’s head of supply chain development, inclusion and sustainability.”But as we globalize, we want to make sure we have a more inclusive title and role,” she said.  That is why the word “inclusion” was added to her job title in 2016. “It’s ‘inclusion,’ not diversity because it makes us inclusive of all diverse aspects” of the communities that Citi serves,  such as Aboriginal people in Canada and Afro-Brazilian populations in the UK, she said.

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Will the world’s 9 biggest seafood companies help save the oceans?

June 19, 2017 by  
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Cargill, Thai Union Group among “keystone companies” with about $30 billion in revenue pledging to fight illegal fishing, plastic pollution and climate change.

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Will the world’s 9 biggest seafood companies help save the oceans?

June 19, 2017 by  
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Cargill, Thai Union Group among “keystone companies” with about $30 billion in revenue pledging to fight illegal fishing, plastic pollution and climate change.

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3 trends shaping the future of sustainable retail

June 19, 2017 by  
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From supply chain transparency to financial reporting, the business of buying things is rife with both sustainability challenges and opportunities.

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Sustainability and pallets: Making change for the long haul

June 8, 2017 by  
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Corrugated cardboard is far lighter than wood, plus it simultaneously saves money, reduces carbon footprints and advances zero-waste goals.

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California defies Trump with Chinese tech pact

June 8, 2017 by  
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The state has pledged to work closely with the world’s largest polluter on technologies such as zero-emissions vehicles and energy storage.

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How science-based targets guide Walmart’s sustainability course

May 23, 2017 by  
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Walmart is the first retailer to sign up for approved science-based targets around emissions reductions, says Kathleen McLaughlin, senior vice president and chief sustainability officer for Walmart Stores. “We are committing to reducing emissions by 18 percent by 2025 in our operations,” she says, a level of rigor that “has pushed us to be more creative.”

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Top grocery stores lag on antibiotic-free food

May 22, 2017 by  
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As restaurant chains rush to cut antibiotic-raised chicken, a new report by the Natural Resource Defense Council argues that Costco, Walmart and others aren’t doing enough.

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How global value chains push and pull U.S. climate action

May 19, 2017 by  
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Momentum is building for U.S. corporate climate leaders, who in turn pull more companies along on the path toward a thriving, clean economy.

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Walmart’s plan to lift a gigaton of carbon from its supply chain

April 19, 2017 by  
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The retailer has launched a toolkit for suppliers to reduce emissions equivalent to taking 211 million cars off the U.S. road.

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