Starbucks begins trialling new NextGen cup in London

Starbucks is constantly striving to make its business more and more sustainable, and for the past few years, we’ve been working towards developing a new, more recyclable and compostable coffee cup. The world’s first market trials will begin on the NextGen cup, taking place at selected Starbucks stores in London, as well as Seattle, New York, San Francisco and Vancouver. While the NextGen cups will look almost identical to the core cups, the trial versions will instead feature a BioPBS-lining on the interior rather than the usual – and hard…

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Sofia Vergara Partners with Foster Grant® to Launch a New Eyewear Collection which gives back through Specs for Specs™ charity program

GX International, a leading eyewear designer and marketer, announces the launch of Sofia Vergara x Foster Grant, a stylish, new collection of reading glasses, sunglasses, and SunReaders® from award-winning actress, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Sofia Vergara, and the globally recognized eyewear brand, Foster Grant. The collaborative collection between style icon, Vergara and FGX International’s marquis brand, Foster Grant, features 24 styles available in a variety of fashionable colors spanning the reading glasses, sunglasses, and SunReaders® categories. Styles were personally curated by Vergara, available beginning today for $31-$41 exclusively on https://www.FosterGrant.com, https://www.Readers.com,…

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Walgreens Completes First Phase of Mental Health First Aid Training for Pharmacists Focused on Health Outcomes

With a sharply rising need for mental health resources since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Walgreens has announced it has completed its first phase of training in Mental Health First Aid, administered by the National Council for Behavioral Health, for all of the company’s health outcomes pharmacists. The training initiative was first announced last May in conjunction with Mental Health Month in the U.S. Mental Health First Aid trains participants in mental health literacy, understanding risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns and strategies for…

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Convex Group selects Alzheimer’s Research UK as its first global charity partner

Convex, the international specialty insurer and reinsurer, has chosen Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, as its main charity partner. The partnership is initially for three years and Convex hopes to help raise vital funds for research and to raise much-needed awareness of dementia. Convex has kicked off the partnership with a generous donation of £125,000 to the charity, with further funds expected to be raised by employees over the next 12 months. Dementia is the UK’s leading cause of death and over half of people in…

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Walmart highlights what they’re doing during the pandemic: Walmart, Sam’s Club, Food Banks Work Together to Feed America

This is a post by Charles Redfield, Executive Vice President, Food, Walmart U.S. & Russell Mounce, Senior Vice President, Fresh, Sam’s Club showcasing the work Walmart are doing durinbg the pandemic crisis. COVID-19 has created a near-perfect storm of uncertainty, and we’ve seen its impact ripple through the communities we serve. As a company committed to helping people save money and live better, we are working hard to respond to the many ways our communities need us, from ensuring access to the food and essentials people need, to expanding COVID-19…

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