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  • Deutz adopts human rights code

    Deutz adopts human rights code

    Deutz has adopted a groupwide human rights code. It documents the drive specialist’s zero-tolerance strategy toward the abuse of universal, inalienable, and indivisible human rights. “We take our...

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  • Mapped: Carbon Dioxide Emissions Around the World

    Mapped: Carbon Dioxide Emissions Around the World

    According to Our World in Data, the global population emits about 34 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO₂) each year.Where does all this CO₂ come from? This graphic by Adam Symington maps out...

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  • Barley “goes green” as Suntory Group and Muntons unite to cut CO2 in production

    Barley “goes green” as Suntory Group and Muntons unite to cut CO2 in production

    Japanese beverage giant Suntory Group and UK-based malt supplier Muntons will collaborate on a joint exploration of how to reduce CO2 emissions of barley by 50% within the next five years.Also...

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  • Push for Asean to tighten human rights due diligence for cross-border financing of agribusiness 

    Push for Asean to tighten human rights due diligence for cross-border financing of agribusiness 

    Research finds that financial institutions in the region are largely silent on conflicts over land rights. Most do not consider, in their lending and investment practices, whether women farm...

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  • Europe Leads Global Sustainability Ratings

    Europe Leads Global Sustainability Ratings

    European countries are highly ranked in a sustainability model that measures how nations are doing in terms of green development, and there was some overall growth internationally that shows...

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  • Ahold Delhaize pledges ‘net-zero’ on carbon emissions by 2040

    Ahold Delhaize pledges ‘net-zero’ on carbon emissions by 2040

    Dutch supermarket operator Ahold Delhaize stated that it is planning to reduce carbon dioxide emissions for its operation by 50% by 2030 and to become net-zero by 2040. The company also is seeking...

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  • To be effective, zero-deforestation pledges need a critical mass, study shows

    To be effective, zero-deforestation pledges need a critical mass, study shows

    At the recently concluded COP27 climate summit in Egypt, 14 major agricultural commodity companies, including Cargill, ADM and JBS, released a plan to end deforestation associated with the...

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  • EU member states fight over scope of due diligence directive

    EU member states fight over scope of due diligence directive

    As EU member states close in on a common negotiating position on the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), they are fighting over whether companies should do due diligence for...

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  • Deal reached on EU law regulating CO2 removals from forestry, land use

    Deal reached on EU law regulating CO2 removals from forestry, land use

    The European Parliament and EU member states reached an agreement late on Thursday (10 November) on a new law regulating the contribution of the forestry and land use sector to the EU’s 2030...

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  • Regulations can burden small businesses but our research shows they can also help them grow

    Regulations can burden small businesses but our research shows they can also help them grow

    A couple of weeks before her short stint as prime minister ended, Liz Truss delivered on a pledge to tackle what some – including Truss – saw as red tape holding back “thousands of growing...

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  • FDA publishes final food traceability rule

    FDA publishes final food traceability rule

    The FDA published its final rule about new traceability protocols for a variety of food products vulnerable to contamination. People who manufacture, process, pack or hold foods including produce,...

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  • Mars Pet Nutrition adds further plastic reductions across Europe

    Mars Pet Nutrition adds further plastic reductions across Europe

    Redesigns on its Sheba, Whiskas, Perfect Fit and Catsan brands has saved, according to Mars, 480 tons of plastic per year. Plastic flow wraps on Shepa and Perfect Fit mini pouches have been...

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  • Turning pledges into action is a COP27 key focus, but it’s vital corporate targets are ambitious enough

    Turning pledges into action is a COP27 key focus, but it’s vital corporate targets are ambitious enough

    90% decarbonization is the only path to science-based net zero, so that’s the target Capgemini has set itself.Reflecting our commitment to doing what the international scientific community says is...

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  • 5 Lessons from Automakers on Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions

    5 Lessons from Automakers on Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions

    Realizing that their supply chains cannot be made totally immune to disruptions, a number of automakers have adopted a number of strategies to protect their businesses. They include: delivering a...

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  • BMW Group secures CO2-reduced steel for global production network

    BMW Group secures CO2-reduced steel for global production network

    The BMW Group is systematically pursuing its climate goals for the supplier network and significantly reducing the carbon footprint of its steel sourcing. Following initial contracts with European...

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  • Product passport legislation and the growing role of secondary legislation

    Product passport legislation and the growing role of secondary legislation

    The new EU battery regulation is a top priority for all EU institutions. It defines the regulatory framework for the ambitions of the European Commission and member states to establish a full EV...

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  • Embrace the IT circular economy to support a sustainable device lifecycle

    Embrace the IT circular economy to support a sustainable device lifecycle

    Despite the common belief that data center operations and the cloud generate information technology’s most significant environmental impacts, the embodied carbon of endpoint devices accounts for...

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  • International organisations join forces to help shipowners meet recycling regulations

    International organisations join forces to help shipowners meet recycling regulations

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and BIMCO, together with the International Ship Suppliers’ Association (ISSA) and the International HazMat Association (IHMA), have collaborated to...

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  • BMW Group secures CO2-reduced steel for global production network

    BMW Group secures CO2-reduced steel for global production network

    Following initial contracts with European suppliers, the BMW Group has now concluded further agreements for the supply of CO2-reduced steel in the US and China. In the medium-term, the BMW Group...

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  • Ford announces strategic partnership with Manufacture 2030 to enhance supply chain sustainability

    Ford announces strategic partnership with Manufacture 2030 to enhance supply chain sustainability

    Ford Motor Company and Manufacture 2030 announced today a strategic partnership to help Ford’s suppliers meet their carbon reduction targets toward Ford’s goal of reaching carbon neutrality no...

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