Sustainability

Procter & Gamble’s sustainability optimist

Vice president of sustainability at Procter & Gamble Co., Len Sauers, not only believes in his company and its sustainability mission, he cares deeply about it. He’s part of a small, environmentally committed group not often heralded in the world of corporate sustainability.


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Mars wins award recognizing its Sustainable in a Generation program

Mars Inc. has been named Best Private Company by Ethical Corp. Responsible Business Awards 2013. Ethical Corp. is a global business publication that focuses on global ethical business and explores how large companies respond to the sustainable business agenda.


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Corrugated recovery hits 91%, is most-recycled packaging material

In 2012, some 29 million tons, or 91%, of the corrugated packaging used in the U.S. was successfully recovered for recycling, maintaining its top position as the most-recycled packaging material.


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ConAgra Mills expands capacity, sustainability initiatives at historic Oakland Mill

Celebrating sustainability and capacity upgrades made to its 100,000-sq.ft. mill, ConAgra Mills, Omaha, Neb., is running state-of-the-art equipment. Operating 24 hours a day, the facility employs approximately 40 people plus 12 dedicated contractors. The Oakland Mill ships 1.4 million lb. of flour daily and is a leading supplier of premium, multi-use flour and whole-grain ingredients.


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IBIE B.E.S.T. in Baking deadline almost here!

International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) exhibitors have until June 1 to submit their applications for the IBIE B.E.S.T. in Baking sustainability program. Exhibitors who demonstrate significant environmental sustainability will be recognized at IBIE 2013 in Las Vegas, Oct. 6-9, as well as in preshow promotions, press releases and on IBIE's website and social media channels.


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Are your sustainable products or services the B.E.S.T. in Baking?

Applications for submissions to IBIE’s sustainability program are due June 1; a panel of expert judges will evaluate your company’s environmental impact, feasibility, innovation and return on investment. The program recognizes suppliers that foster energy conservation, reduced water and landfill use, healthy living and/or a reduction in the overall impact on the environment.


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Weis Markets releases corporate sustainability report

Weis Markets outlines various initiatives the company has enacted to lessen its impact on the environment. The report highlights its continuing goals and vision for a greener tomorrow and also shares a five-year snapshot of collected data, including a 15.5% reduction in carbon emissions despite the company expanding store operations.


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ConAgra sees $22 million worth of sustainability savings

ConAgra Foods saved $22 million in 2012 through its sustainability initiatives, such as cutting landfill waste and carbon emissions and optimizing packaging efforts.


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IBIE 2013 show puts the spotlight on sustainability

The International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE), together with Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, is recognizing suppliers that foster energy conservation, reduced water usage, decreased landfill waste, healthy living and/or a reduction of the overall impact on the environment. Exhibitors supplying equipment, packaging, ingredients, products or services that align with the objectives of the B.E.S.T. in Baking program are encouraged to participate in B.E.S.T. in Baking by filling out an entry form.


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Producing pizza pronto

Nation Pizza and Foods’ massive 190,000-sq.-ft. operation in Schaumburg, Ill.—one of the company’s two frozen product facilities—features seven speedy production lines that generate at least 30,000 lb. of dough an hour alone. We tour one of the two bakeries and one of four topping lines, which all feature upgraded and soon-to-be-installed equipment.
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