From Greater Production Traceability to Combating Biodiversity Loss and Meeting UN Sustainable Development Goal 15


This is why one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), SDG 15 is committed to protecting, restoring and promoting “sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably managed forests, combating desertification reversing land degradation and halting biodiversity loss” by 2030.

Companies Commit to Save Food Waste through Better Labels

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billion tons of food worldwide is lost or wasted each year and confusion around labeling costs US consumers $29 billion. So, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) – a network of 400 of the biggest consumer goods companies across 70 countries – along with Champions 12.3

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Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

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And on the packaging side, the company set a goal of recycling a used bottle or can for every one it sells by 2030, Gartner notes. Content Summary: Personal care and paper goods manufacturer Kimberly-Clark has embraced the omni-channel paradigm as it seeks to increase direct-to-consumer sales through its own websites and by partnering with the likes of Amazon and retailer e-commerce groups, notes the Gartner analysts.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology


Honda, for instance, has already begun extracting over 80% of its rare earth materials from nickel-metal hydride batteries , and it is predicted that by 2030, 10% of Nd demand in the EU will be met through recycling magnets from electric vehicles, wind turbines and hard disk drives.

Outlook on U.S. Exports: Forecasting the “Perfect Storm” or Something Else?


Exporters continually hear the rumbles of thunder from the industry and economic press decrying the longstanding trade imbalance for the United States and their trading partners, recounting the fact that imports significantly outweigh the exporting of goods. export growth between now and 2030.