Continue Reading... Qantas to Recycle or Compost 75% of Its Waste by 2021

Qantas to Recycle or Compost 75% of Its Waste by 2021

Qantas just announced a new initiative that could make it the world’s first airline to reuse, recycle and compost at least 75% of its waste by the end of 2021.

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Continue Reading... How ACE Metal Crafts’ Bet On Its Employees Paid Off

How ACE Metal Crafts’ Bet On Its Employees Paid Off

Stainless steel parts manufacturer ACE Metal Crafts opened its books and invested in its employees when times were tough. It’s paid off.

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Continue Reading... Environment America and U.S. PIRG Praise Kroger’s Plan to Phase Out Single-Use Plastic Bags by 2025

Environment America and U.S. PIRG Praise Kroger’s Plan to Phase Out Single-Use Plastic Bags by 2025

Today, Kroger Co. announced its plan to phase out single-use plastic bags and transition to reusable bags across its 15 brands of grocery stores by 2025, starting with Seattle-based QFC in 2019. Kroger is America’s largest grocery-only chain and the first major chain to make that type of pledge.

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Continue Reading... 6th Workshop & Peer Review in Romania

6th Workshop & Peer Review in Romania

The sixth Interregional policy learning workshop & peer review of the STOB regions project took place on 26th and 27th of September 2018, in Bucharest, Romania and organized by project partner Ilfov County Council. The first day was dedicated to introducing the participants to the thematic workshop topic: Matchmaking.  The workshop began with an introduction and welcome speech by Ionel Scriosteanu, Public Manager of Ilfov County Council. The first thematic lecture of the day, delivered by Dan Crivat of TradeX, a national business transfer platform, explored the intricacies of the transfer environment in Romania as well as an overview of the TradeX platform. The second thematic lecture presented by Gabriel-Alexandru Tolomey, Senior Business Development Advisor at Soft Tehnica, offered his viewpoint and experiences of national mergers and acquisitions.

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