Monthly Archives: December 2020

Online Toolbox Supports National Chemicals Management

The Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC) has redesigned its toolbox for helping countries identify appropriate and efficient national actions to address specific problems regarding chemicals management.The December 2020 redesign of the IOMC Internet-based Toolbox for Decision Making in Chemicals Management is intended to provide easier and more direct access to eight management

By |2020-12-16T00:30:00+00:00December 16th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Online Toolbox Supports National Chemicals Management

Why Innovation Should Start Distinctive Product development, positioning and a new way to look at marketing.

Creating a brand is all about tapping into human psychology — adding an intangible desire (and a higher price) to what is often a good product, but objectively not very different from a dozen similar choices. Early marketing thinking theorized that the best way to stand out as a brand was to develop a product

By |2020-12-14T17:35:44+00:00December 14th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Why Innovation Should Start Distinctive Product development, positioning and a new way to look at marketing.

Newsom picks Liane Randolph to lead California Air Resources Board, succeeding Mary Nichols

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced his selection of Liane Randolph, a member of the California Public Utilities Commission, as the new chair of the California Air Resources Board, replacing longtime Chair Mary Nichols. Read more

By |2020-12-11T18:12:16+00:00December 11th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Newsom picks Liane Randolph to lead California Air Resources Board, succeeding Mary Nichols

‘Less CPG, More CES.’ Inside General Mills’ Evolution for the Modern Era

Consumer packaged goods companies with complex legacy histories can often struggle to adapt to the lightning-fast demands of modern marketing. Not General Mills. The Minneapolis-based food company, which is hurtling toward its 100th birthday, has transformed itself in recent years to leverage the power of culture in everything it sells. In this episode of On

By |2020-12-11T17:32:14+00:00December 11th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on ‘Less CPG, More CES.’ Inside General Mills’ Evolution for the Modern Era

Governor Newsom Announces Liane Randolph as the Chair of the Air Resources Board

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the appointment of Liane Randolph as the new Chair of the California Air Resources Board. “Cleaner air is essential for California’s families and Liane Randolph is the kind of bold, innovative leader that will lead in our fight against climate change with equity and all California’s communities at

By |2020-12-09T17:20:54+00:00December 9th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Governor Newsom Announces Liane Randolph as the Chair of the Air Resources Board

What Ag Retail Can Expect From A Biden Administration

At the 2020 Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) Conference & Expo, three industry panelists shed light on the horizon for what’s to come after the 2020 election. In Biden’s first 100 days, ag retailers can expect Biden to fill his cabinet, address the COVID-19 pandemic, reverse Trump’s administrative policies (including many executive orders), and set forth

By |2020-12-07T18:51:42+00:00December 7th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on What Ag Retail Can Expect From A Biden Administration

The U.S. Recycling System Is Flawed. Here’s How We Can Do Better

What do an empty mayo bottle, a lithium-ion battery and the plastic bag your takeout came in all have in common? Not much. But chances are, they’ll land in a recycling bin instead of the trashcan. Recycling in the U.S. is a mashup of varying rules that depend on where you live, and it’s been

By |2020-12-07T18:41:47+00:00December 7th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on The U.S. Recycling System Is Flawed. Here’s How We Can Do Better

If Aridification Choked the Southwest for Thousands of Years, What Does The Future Hold?

Great Basin Caves tell a story linking climate change to a “worst-case scenario,” with potential impact on 56 million western water users. The ancient people of Danger Cave lived well. They ate freshwater fish, ducks and other small game, according to detritus they left behind. They had a lush lakeside view, with cattails, bulrush and

By |2020-12-01T16:52:55+00:00December 1st, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on If Aridification Choked the Southwest for Thousands of Years, What Does The Future Hold?