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Commerce ministry asks e-commerce firms to gradually slash single-use plastic in packaging

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

The commerce and industry ministry has advised e-commerce companies to gradually slash single-use plastic in packaging of products being sold through their platforms, in line with the government's commitment to reduce use of such material, an official said. The companies have...

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Flipkart rolls out nation-wide electric mobility vision for Ekart

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 24, 2019

India's largest e-commerce marketplace, Flipkart today announced nation-wide plans to introduce Electric Vehicles (EVs) for its last mile deliveries. The announcement comes as a part of...

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C&A Foundation, Madhya Pradesh government partner for organic cotton growth

By : sustainabilityo..., May 14, 2018

C&A Foundation has joined hands with Madhya Pradesh government to work towards building a prosperous value chain for organic cotton benefitting everyone from farm to store – farmers,...

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Candy maker Mars looks to curb greenhouse gas emissions across supply chain

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2017

Candy manufacturer Mars Inc is aiming to cut greenhouse gas emissions and address other sustainability issues across its supply chain in a bid to help meet goals from the Paris climate agreement.

Mars is one of a number of U.S. firms, including Walmart Stores Inc and...

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Coconut Oil Supply Chain Slides toward Sustainability via P&G, BASF, Cargill Partnership

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 6, 2017

Companies that source coconut oil from the Philippines and Indonesia – the world’s two largest producers and exporters of coconut-based products – face several challenges: little or no economies...

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Becomes First IT Company to Set Science-Based Targets for Supply Chain

By : sustainabilityo..., May 26, 2017

To meet the growing demand for connectivity while managing emissions throughout the value chain, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has launched the world’s first comprehensive supply chain...

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IOI Pledges to Clean Up Supply Chain One Year after RSPO Suspension

By : sustainabilityo..., May 3, 2017

A year after being suspended from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and dropped by companies such as Unilever, Mars, Incorporated, Nestlé and Kellogg for clearing peatlands in...

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Target Commits to 5 Bold Sustainable Packaging Goals for 2022

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 27, 2017

Just weeks after releasing a new forest products policy, in which it pledges to source all of the wood, paper, paper-based and wood-based fiber used in its brand-owned products from post-...

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Ford’s Supply Chain Environmental Management Program On Track to Save 550M Gallons of Water, 500,000 MT Carbon Emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 16, 2017

Ford is expanding its program that helps suppliers improve their environmental management, growing the Partnership for A Cleaner Environment (PACE) program company participants to more than 40...

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Puma Offers Financial Incentives to Improve Suppliers’ Environmental Management

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2016

Sports company Puma and European bank BNP Paribas have teamed up to offer a supplier financing program to Puma suppliers that improve their environmental, health and safety and social...

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Subject Tags: EHS , Supply Chain