Sustainability

Our platform and solutions optimize logistics to reduce carbon emissions, eliminate wasteful practices, and produce efficiencies across the supply chain. Blume solutions enable street turn matching, which reduces empty miles that generate significant carbon emissions. With Blume solutions, our customers benefit from optimized operations and can prevent the release of CO2 emissions.

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Assuring aquaculture sustainability beyond the farm – ScienceDirect

This paper explores the emergence of forms of ‘beyond farm’ assurance in the aquaculture sector, designed to increase the inclusion of smallholders and scale up environmental sustainability. The analysis reveals a ‘spectrum of assurance’, representing contrasting levels of trust in sustainable production and consumption. At one end of this spectrum attempts emerge to foster self-determined assurance models with internal verification that represent growing trust in the ability of subjects to organize sustainability improvements that extend beyond individual farms.

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Pacific Northwest cities grind to a halt in record heat

The heat has been attributed to a dome of atmospheric high pressure over the upper U.S. Northwest and Canada, similar to conditions that punished California and southwestern states earlier this month. The Canadian city of Vancouver also set an all-time heat record on Sunday and was not expected to cool off until Tuesday. Temperatures were expected to shatter records in the Pacific Northwest again on Monday, bringing the city of Portland to a standstill as residents hunkered down in air conditioned homes or cooling centers. One day after Portland saw temperatures reach 112 degrees F (44.5 degrees Celsius) on Sunday, the hottest recorded there since daily record-keeping began in 1940, the National Weather Service predicted more of the same for Monday.

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CPF pledges to make products based on Circular Economy principle | The Pig Site

Mr. Wuthichai Sithipreedanant, Senior vice president for corporate social responsibility and sustainable development of Charoen Pokphand Foods, said the company has adopted the Circular Economy principle to optimise resource use efficiency. Mr. Wuthichai Sithipreedanant leads CPF’s corporate social responsibility and sustainable development efforts. He added that CPF has proactively looked for solutions to reduce food loss and food waste generated in its business and to increase energy and water consumption efficiency as well as using more renewable energy and reducing its greenhouse gas emissions. Moreover, it has continuously reduced the use of single-use plastic throughout our value chain and taken efforts to design environmental-friendly food packaging.

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