ORBIS Corporation, an international leader in sustainable reusable packaging, is offering a new recyclable plastic material for use in a variety of its reusable packaging solutions. ORBIS’ Ocean in Mind program incorporates packaging made with recycled plastic material recovered near major waterways, helping to clean up coastline waste and stimulate local economies. Once collected, the plastic is sorted, reprocessed and used to make reusable packaging for the supply chain. ORBIS collaborates with customers to integrate this material into products to fit their specific supply chain needs and sustainability goals.
To further support sustainability efforts at Calavo, the company also formed a Sustainability Council.
September 12, 2019
Calavo Growers, Inc., Santa Paula, Calif., announced the publication of its first ever sustainability highlights report, covering performance and sustainability-related initiatives across the enterprise, which includes Calavo Fresh, Calavo Foods and Renaissance Food Group.
The United States is the second largest region based on its value of sustainable investing assets.
June 20, 2019
The Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA), Washington, D.C., released its biennial Global Sustainable Investment Review 2018 report, showing that global sustainable investment assets reached $30.7 trillion at the start of 2018, a 34% increase from 2016.
From wastewater management programs and employee safety protocols to renewable packaging efforts and hydroponic, plant-based, better-for-you offerings, food and beverage manufacturers are marrying sustainability with new product development to become the ultimate end-all, be-all for the every consumer.
With a goal of diverting 50% of its restaurant waste from landfills by 2020, Chipotle conducted detailed waste audits to better understand its waste patterns.
April 30, 2019
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Newport Beach, Calif., announced the publication of its 2018 Sustainability Report, covering everything from animal welfare, local produce and philanthropy to employee benefits, energy reduction and recycling.
The Cargill study found 93% of respondents across the United States, Brazil, the Netherlands and Vietnam say they care about the ability to feed the world sustainably, with 84% saying that it impacts what they buy.
April 22, 2019
Meat, fish and eggs can be an important parts of a healthy and environmentally responsible diet, say consumers in new global research from Cargill, Minneapolis.
This grant will provide seed funding for projects such as pilot studies, feasibility testing, needs assessments and planning grants.
April 22, 2019
Danone Institute North America, a not-for-profit established by Danone North America, White Plains, N.Y., launched the “One Planet. One Health Initiative,” where four teams will be challenged to design, implement and evaluate actionable community-based projects for sustainable food systems.
This transaction aims to increase Enel’s consolidated capacity in the U.S. market, using strategic renewable technologies.
April 2, 2019
Enel S.p.A., Rome, Italy, and its renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGPNA), Andover, Mass., acquired seven fully operational renewable plants totaling 650 MW from Enel Green Power North America Renewable Energy Partners, LLC.
The study also shows that leaders are failing to implement successful risk management programs.
January 22, 2019
Despite overwhelming evidence of business disruptions that can occur from failing to manage various risks, company executives are not adequately identifying and preparing for risks that can have potentially catastrophic implications on business operations, according to a survey presented by DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS), Wilmington, Del.
The pilot will use cloud-based agricultural technologies from MyFarms and Farmers Business Network to collect information on agricultural production practices.
January 15, 2019
Tyson Foods, Inc., Springdale, Ark., and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), New York, announced a new partnership to develop and deploy initiatives that support Tyson’s sustainability strategy and help meet increasing consumer demand for more sustainably grown food.
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