AUGUST 2015  

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NEWS

New Member

TSC welcomes the newest member NOVUS International,
a global leader in animal health and nutrition. Learn More

TSC China


TSC continues the development of our operating infrastructure in China, and in late July we were granted the business license for our legal entity in China. This important milestone will allow TSC to build local partnerships more easily as well as recruit local team members directly, speeding up the delivery of our mission to drive more sustainable consumer products.

New Manager


TSC welcomes Carolyn Baltz, who joined the team in late June as Manager, Development and Member Operations, based in the TSC Arkansas office. Carolyn will work to enhance and strengthen the value Members and Partners receive from their relationship with TSC, as well as to seek new funding opportunities for the work of TSC to drive more sustainable consumer products. See Carolyn's Bio

Agriculture Supply Chain and Field Tour


The Sustainability Consortium and Ag Business Resources partnered to present the 2015 Ag Supply Chain School and Field Tour on July 28-30, supported by sponsors Cotton, Inc. and Syngenta. This first TSC field school involved fifty diverse participants, lecturers, and experts, representing growers, ag specialists, agri-business, food and related industries, academia and financial services. Program attendees came together for three days in Visalia, in the San Joaquin Valley of California, which is one of the most intensive agricultural regions in the world. Learn More

Commit to Business Leadership on Climate


We Mean Business and CDP (a TSC Member) are offering companies a platform to act and be recognized for leadership on climate action in the lead-up to the December UN Climate Change Conference in Paris. Companies are invited to commit to any (or all) of 6 innovative and practical initiatives from science-based emissions reductions targets to sourcing 100% renewable electricity, thereby redefining corporate leadership on climate and innovating toward a low-carbon economy. Committed companies will be highlighted around Climate Week NYC in September. 

 

TSC members are among the more than 125 companies that have made commitments, including: Colgate-Palmolive Company, Kellogg Company, L'Or´┐Żal, Marks & Spencer Group plc, Mars, Novozymes A/S, SAP AG and Unilever plc. For more information, visit www.wemeabusinesscoalition.org or www.cdp.net/roadtoparis and join the growing number of companies committed to climate action by emailing [email protected].

EVENTS

TSC Summit - Spring 2016


The next TSC Summit will take place in April 2016 in the US. All members and strategic partners are welcome, as well as invited guests and sustainability experts. Watch for more details. To suggest topics or speakers of interest email us.

Plastics Tour

October 20-21, 2015 | Houston, Texas


As part of the expanding services offered by TSC, both Members and non-Members are invited to a unique behind-the-scenes tour of the plastics supply chain in Houston October 20-21. The tour will include facilities that handle everything from plastic production to recycling, and participants will learn how leading organizations address sustainability challenges presented by these plastic materials common to all aspects of our lives. Learn more and register (Early Bird rate ends September 1) Learn More and Register

"A Roadmap to Alignment" Meeting in Brussels

November 5, 2015 | Brussels, Belgium


Mark your calendars for the November 5 TSC meeting 

on "A Roadmap to Alignment," taking place in Brussels immediately following the European Commission Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) conference. The focus will 

be on PEF pilots and developing a roadmap to alignment between TSC and PEF. Click here to learn more. 

To share any questions or comments email us.

GreenBiz 16

February 23-25, 2016 | Phoenix, AZ


Plan ahead for February in Phoenix at GreenBiz16. TSC 

is once again Premier Partner for this annual event that addresses the trends, challenges and opportunities in sustainable business, including TSC-led sessions and speakers. TSC Members use discount code GB16TSC for 15% off applicable registration fee. Learn More and Register

TSC On the Road

Meet up with TSC as our experts serve as speakers and panelists in upcoming events around the world: 

 

August

LCM2015 

 

September

RILA Sustainability Conference 

 

October

Sustainable Brands New Metrics  - including TSC-led workshop

CRO COMMIT! Forum 

WBCSD Sustainable Lifestyles

 

November

Ethical Corporation Sustainable Supply Chain

EU Commission Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) Conference - by invitation 

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