Stanley Black & Decker Named Winner of the 2020 Reuters Responsible Business Award in the Business Transformation Category

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) is the recipient of the¬†2020 Reuters Responsible Business Awards, honoring leadership in sustainable business. The company was named a winner in the Business Transformation category which recognizes companies that are embracing innovative opportunities to address social and environmental challenges and develop sustainable business models for the future.

“We are honored to be recognized by the Reuters Responsible Business Awards,” said Jim Loree, President and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker. “We believe that corporations have a broader role to play in society, helping to solve the world’s challenges, such as climate change, income inequality and workforce development. At Stanley Black & Decker, our mission is to be a force for good. We are proud to be amongst other leading companies helping to advance progress and ensure the world stays at the forefront of

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Central National Gottesman (CNG) Expands into Nonwovens & Fibers, Growing Its Global Product Category Offerings

PURCHASE, N.Y., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —¬†Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG), which owns sales and distribution businesses in the global pulp, paper, tissue, packaging, wood products and metals industries, announced today that its Central National division will expand its product offering to include nonwovens & fibers.

The new category includes viscose and lyocell, the plant-based fibers used in textiles, nonwovens and other products. These fibers are alternatives to fossil fuel-based fibers used in everyday household items, including diapers, wipes, and feminine hygiene products, and will help reduce the impact of single-use plastics on the environment.

“We are proud that our expanding product scope includes the pioneering use of plant-based materials for the production of nonwovens, fibers, packaging, bio-chemicals and bio-energy as sustainable substitutes for petroleum products,” said CNG President and CEO Andrew Wallach. “Our goal is to be a part of the solution to transition away from

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