Webinar: Presentation: Understanding Packaging’s Role in Food Waste by Sustainable Packaging Coalition

In this session, we’ll explore the role that packaging design plays in food waste. We’ll look at where food waste occurs in the supply chain, focusing on retail and consumer environments and reviewing the data for why food is thrown away by consumers. We will take a closer look at how packaging design can help prevent food waste, but also how many of today’s packaging choices and formats are causing additional food waste. ReFED will share their latest food waste data and analytics, offering insights into how packaging adjustments, such as active packaging, spoilage prevention, and design changes, are a key strategy for reducing food waste.

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Alcoa Releases 2020 Sustainability Report | Alcoa Corporation

Alcoa Corporation (NYSE: AA) has released its 2020 Sustainability Report, which provides a comprehensive overview of the Company’s progress against key environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives.  “Our latest sustainability report highlights the important work we accomplished in 2020 in the midst of one of the most challenging years for our Company and the world,” said Roy Harvey, Alcoa President and CEO. “Our firmly rooted commitment to our values and our strategic priority to Advance Sustainably helped our employees, their families, and our host communities navigate the pandemic while delivering results that reflect our sustainability leadership.”
Read the full article at: news.alcoa.com

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UBS Gives Sustainability Chief Meatier Role

UBS bank is tasking its sustainable and impact investment boss a bigger chunk of responsibility for its efforts in the area. The move comes after UBS’ new CEO defined it as a pillar of his strategy.  Zurich-based UBS is naming Michael Baldinger as its first sustainability chief, effective from June, it said in a statement on Wednesday. Baldinger, an ex-CSFB proprietary trader, already holds a very similar role at UBS, but the new set-up appears to grant him a bigger say in the wider bank’s organization.
Read the full article at: www.finews.com

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