Major Consumer Brands Join Forces to Highlight Women’s Leadership Across Global Supply Chains for International Women’s Day

The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., Nordstrom, UGG®, and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. are proud to come together to raise the profile of women leaders across global supply chains through the “This Is A Leader” campaign. Launching today, this campaign celebrates exemplary female leadership from supplier factories to corporate offices, and invites employees, partners, consumers, and other stakeholders to join the conversation and share what leadership means to them. This celebration of women leaders is coordinated by Business for Social Responsibility’s (BSR) HERproject, a collaboration that empowers low-income women across global supply chains…

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Subaru of America Launch 11th annual Subaru Share the Love® Event

Subaru of America, Inc. today has released a new creative campaign to mark the start of its 11th annual Subaru Share the Love® Event. The new campaign, which airs nationally, includes a series of ad spots that bring to life the stories of those whose lives have been touched by the program, as well as the automaker’s impact on the national charity partners: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®), Make-A-Wish® America, Meals on Wheels America and National Park Foundation. “For more than a decade, the…

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7-Eleven’s RENEW™ Reduced Emissions Program and Customers Help Plant 100,000 Trees With The Arbor Day Foundation

In one year, 7-Eleven, Inc. and its customers have planted 100,000 trees and offset 32,448 metric tons in carbon emissions through the RENEW™ reduced emissions fuel program. That is the equivalent of powering 1.6 million homes for a whole day with no environmental impact. The RENEW program partners with the Arbor Day Foundation to ensure trees were planted strategically in some of the areas that needed them most, including reforestation projects for national parks impacted by forest fires. Since the launch of the program in September 2017, 7-Eleven RENEW, collaborating with…

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PepsiCo Announces New Packaging Goal For 25% Recycled Plastic Content By 2025

As part of its sustainable plastics vision, PepsiCo, Inc. today announced a new goal to strive to use 25 percent recycled content in its plastic packaging by 2025. PepsiCo aims to achieve this goal by collaborating with suppliers and partners, helping to increase consumer education, fostering cross-industry and public-private partnerships, and advocating for improved recycling infrastructure and regulatory reform, all of which are required to realize our ambition. The goal includes an aim specific to PET (polyethylene terephthalate) beverage bottles to achieve 33% recycled PET content by 2025. “PepsiCo’s sustainable…

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Walmart Supports Future Leaders Through $2 Million in Funding to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Walmart has announced $2 million in grants to organizations working to expand internship opportunities for diverse youth populations, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI). The grants build on previous Walmart funding to the two nonprofits, bringing the company’s total investment to more than $6 million over the last several years. The funding will help provide career pathways on Capitol Hill for students and young professionals through education and hands-on experience in the nation’s capital. Julie Gehrki, vice president of programs at Walmart…

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