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Palm oil supplier loses RSPO certification

Palm oil supplier loses RSPO certification | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

A key supplier of palm oil, with previous ties to Nestle and PepsiCo, has had its sustainability certification removed following a long term investigation. Palm oil manufacturers, PT Salim Ivomas Pratama Tbk (SIMP) and PT PP London Sumatra Indonesia Tbk (PT Lonsum), subsidiaries of food company Indofood, have had their Roundtable Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) membership removed after failure to resolve complaints.

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Printing industry sets sustainability goals for labeling

Printing industry sets sustainability goals for labeling | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership, (SGP) has set its goals for the print manufacturing on how to acheive higher levels of responsibility and sustainability. The fifth anual SGP Community Day, held in Cincinnati, included in-depth discussions on a wide range of issues that the print and retail industries are facing, specifically with respect to the circular economy, green procurement and recycling. For the cosmetics and personal industry, printing plays a large part in the production of packaging, both for labeling and for the design of secondary packaging.

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The concept of a ‘Circular Economy’ has been growing in prominence over the past few decades, particularly as corporate social responsibility has become increasingly integrated into mainstream business strategy. This trend is likely to continue as the current linear economic system is challenged by growing resource scarcity. 

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Poultry and egg sustainability roundtable announces inaugural board

Poultry and egg sustainability roundtable announces inaugural board | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
“The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs has the ability to bring together a broad group of diverse stakeholders who can collaboratively focus and accelerate continuous improvement in the entire poultry and egg value chain,” Johnston said. “Together, we hope to continually advance the United States as a global leader in responsibly produced poultry and eggs.”
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Advancing beef sustainability is a full supply chain effort

Advancing beef sustainability is a full supply chain effort | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
The U.S. beef industry has made progress improving its sustainability, but there’s room to do more. Further improvements are a full supply chain effort. With one of the most complex supply changes in the world, a full supply chain effort means that cow-calf producers, feedlot operators, universities and research institutes, beef packers and processors, retailers, food service companies and even consumers have a role to play in improving the sustainability of beef
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