Honest Tea Refreshes Its Product & Packaging to Better Communicate Its Mission, Values
Honest Tea, the US’s top-selling organic bottled tea brand, is giving its glass-bottled line a makeover in an attempt to more fully encapsulate its overall values and mission.“Our glass-bottled line...
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The 'Human Dimension' – L'Oréal's Charles Duclaux on Measuring the Social Impacts of Products
PRé Sustainability has gathered industry leaders from L’Oréal, Marks & Spencer, Steelcase, BASF, BMW Group, DSM, Goodyear, Philips, AkzoNobel, Corbion, Ahold and Reckitt Benckiser for the...
Coke Teams Up with Nestlé, Tesco and More in Latest Push to Improve Consumer Recycling Habits
Plastic has in recent years become one of the top materials households know they should be recycling — but there’s often confusion about what’s recyclable and which material goes into which bin.Coca-...
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Scientists Develop Transparent Solar Cells That Turn Windows Into Solar Panels
Scientists at Michigan State University say they have developed a translucent solar cell which can capture energy from the invisible parts of the light spectrum, but still let in visible light.In...
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Report: Global Economies Must Decrease CO2 Emissions By 5 Times Current Levels
Global economies must cut their energy-related carbon emissions for every dollar of GDP by 6.2 percent — more than five times the rate currently achieved — every year from now to 2100 in order to to...
Shell Unveils First Soccer Field Powered by Players' Footsteps
Shell and Brazilian soccer player Pelé this week showcased a first-of-its-kind soccer field capable of capturing kinetic energy created by players' movement and combining it with nearby solar power...
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Hershey Expands Program to Benefit 10,000 Cocoa Farmers in Ivory Coast
Hershey has announced a new three-year program expanding its cocoa farmer training and community initiatives in Ivory Coast, the world’s largest cocoa producing country.In partnership with cocoa...
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One Year In, Plum & Campbell Say Trust, Learning Each Other's Strengths Are Secrets to Successful Marriage
What happens when a publicly traded, 147-year-old global food and beverage institution buys a scrappy, organic baby food startup dedicated to alleviating hunger for children in the US?On the one-year...
Traffic Jams – The Manifest Will of the People?
“There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.”PlatoJust because we want one thing, must we want all that comes with it?It is a peculiar fact of...
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10 *Firsts* Coming Up at #NewMetrics '14
As we get closer to my personal favorite among the growing list of Sustainable Brands events — New Metrics, this year in collaboration with the MIT Sloan School of Management — I am finding it hard...

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