Target Reels in 100% Sustainably Sourced Seafood
In 2011, Target set a goal for its entire fresh and frozen seafood assortment to be sustainable, traceable, or in a time-bound improvement process by the end of 2015. Through a partnership with...
#voteourplanet
Patagonia Spending $1M to Get Out the Green Vote
“The activist company” Patagonia is making donations, hosting events and stressing the importance of local- and state-level voting in a $1 million push to combat apathy and ‘get out the green vote.’...
For World's Most Purposeful Brands, Collaboration Is Key for Putting Purpose Into Practice
British creative consultancy Radley Yeldar (RY) has launched the 2016 Fit for Purpose index, ranking the world’s most socially, environmentally and economically purposeful companies. The...
Court Sides with US Forest Service: Nestlé Can Keep Bottling Water Despite Expired Permit
On Wednesday, a federal court ruled in favor of the U.S. Forest Service regarding the lawsuit filed by environmental groups that sought to halt Nestlé Waters North America’s water-bottling operations...
A Sustainable Life at Home: How IKEA Plans to Become Circular by 2030
“Our vision is that by 2030 all our products will have circular capabilities,” says IKEA’s sustainability manager, Jonas Engberg. It’s a bold statement to make, given that consumer-facing circular...
#supplychain #humancapital #SDGs
Cargill Partnering to Tackle Child, Forced Labour in Cocoa Supply Chain
On 21 September, Alliance 8.7 was launched during the UN General Assembly to end forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and child labour. The aim is to galvanize political support and...
#globalgoals
New Campaign Aims to Leverage Private Investment Capital to Help Achieve SDGs
A new campaign is calling on investors and money managers everywhere to make their investments part of a “tremendous force for good in effecting positive change.” Launched by the Global Impact...
Our Use of Eco-Labels Is Set to Soar – For Products, Brands ... and People?
Certification, standards and labels have long provided an effective mechanism for raising awareness around a range of sustainability issues – from deforestation and overfishing, to carbon reduction...
#collaboration #socent #wastenot
Thread Partners with Timberland, HP to Provide Dignified Jobs, Education to Plastic Collectors In Haiti
Today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 2016 Annual Meeting in New York City, Thread - the Pittsburgh-based B Corp that transforms plastic bottle waste from Haiti and Honduras into ‘the most...
#CWNYC #cleantech
RE100, EP100 Convince Even More Big Names to Invest in Cleaner, Smarter Energy
During Climate Week NYC 2016 this week, several companies made bold commitments through The Climate Group’s two leading corporate energy campaigns: RE100, which is focused on transitioning to 100...

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