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New Metrics
by Hannah Furlong, July 13, 2016
Two years in the making, the first global Natural Capital Protocol was launched today. The standardized framework brings together and builds on a number of approaches that already exist to help...
Stakeholder Trends and Insights
by Sustainable Brands, July 13, 2016
The largest-ever global analysis of attitudes toward seafood consumption, released today, has found that sustainability is a key driver for seafood purchases: Across 21 countries, sustainability is...
Blog
by Dimitar Vlahov, July 13, 2016
As one of the focal points of the global Sustainable Brands conference network, Sustainable Brands ’16 Copenhagen will explore how brands can succeed by Activating Purpose with next-level...
Chemistry and Materials
by Sustainable Brands, July 13, 2016
Researchers from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) have found a new way to break down the strong bonds of polyethylene, the most...
Cleantech
by Sustainable Brands, July 12, 2016
The cost of black energy has now got ‘green’ competition. Solar power and onshore wind are already cheaper than fossil alternatives and according to DONG Energy, offshore wind must follow the same...
Startups
by Sustainable Brands, July 12, 2016
Innovate UK’s IC tomorrow competition sought innovative ideas to grow trust in the sharing economy and support it in the fields of tourism, travel, home improvements, construction and data. Six...
Supply Chain
by Hannah Furlong, July 12, 2016
Since the “Detox My Fashion” campaign launched in 2011, 76 fashion brands, retailers and suppliers have committed to remove toxic chemicals from their supply chains by 2020, accounting for a combined...
Cleantech
by Sustainable Brands, July 11, 2016
Danish cleantech company DONG Energy is constructing the world’s first full-scale bio plant capable of handling household waste by means of enzymes. The REnescience plant in Northwich, in the North...
Waste Not
by Mike Hower, July 11, 2016
More than half of the United States isn’t recycling, and PepsiCo is setting out to help change that with a brand new ad. Designed to motivate people to recycle, the ad depicts a series of humorous...
Organizational Change
by Giles Hutchins, July 11, 2016
Since the industrial revolution, we have achieved great feats of economic, social and technological advancement for which we can be proud. The structures and strictures of old have served us well in...
Leadership
by Dr. Sirikul Lau..., July 11, 2016
... what would it take to make Sustainability its Brand and the Sufficiency Economy its Value? While at this moment, every social unit recognises that we all need to take action NOW, the most...
Marketing and Comms
by Hannah Furlong, July 8, 2016
Will the power of love help Chipotle recover from its food safety woes, defecting customers and still-struggling stock price? The fast casual restaurant chain has once again produced an original...
New Metrics
by Cory Searcy, July 8, 2016
Efforts to measure corporate sustainability performance are now rampant. Many companies are actively working to improve the measurement of their sustainability impact; a Google search of “...
Chemistry and Materials
by Sustainable Brands, July 8, 2016
Fashion designers have long asked for a place to find materials they know are healthier for people and the planet — and now they have one. The new Fashion Positive Materials Collection, which debuted...
Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, July 8, 2016
Increased environmental awareness will lead to completely new demands being placed on the packaging industry. BillerudKorsnäs, a Swedish provider of sustainable paper packaging materials and...
Behavior Change
by Sustainable Brands, July 7, 2016
Alcohol giant Diageo — whose brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, Bulleit and Buchanan’s whiskies; and Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas; along with Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio,...
Stakeholder Trends and Insights
by Sally Uren, July 7, 2016
I’ve just arrived back from Australia, where I was sharing Forum for the Future’s work at the first Sustainable Brands conference in the region. I left London on the day that 52 percent of the UK...
Behavior Change
by Sustainable Brands, July 7, 2016
Behavior change charity Hubbub has launched a new global website designed to aid councils and businesses who are looking for solutions in their fight to tackle litter. Complete with statistics on...
Behavior Change
by Sustainable Brands, July 6, 2016
Perdue Foods, one of the nation's largest poultry producers, recently unveiled a precedent-setting commitment to improving animal welfare, which involves much higher standards and requirements for...
Marketing and Comms
by Sheila Shayon, July 6, 2016
As the controversy over genetically modified foods continues to rage amongst consumers and researchers, Greenpeace recently came under fire from 110 Nobel Laureates calling them out for their...
Marketing and Comms
by Hannah Furlong, July 6, 2016
Mr. Potato Head was first manufactured back in 1952 as a bundle of plastic parts and pushpins, the idea being that you would stick them into a real potato that would serve as the toy’s head. The...
Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, July 6, 2016
This week, we examine two innovations that not only divert plastic waste but turn it into stronger, more beneficial materials: IBM has discovered a way to convert polycarbonates into plastics safe...
Startups
by Hannah Furlong, July 6, 2016
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the low-carbon, clean energy and sustainability sectors can now use a handy interactive online tool to identify funding opportunities most relevant to their...
Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, July 5, 2016
Mars, Incorporated’s latest Principles in Action report captures the company’s performance on its targets for 2015, 2020, and those which are ongoing. Guided by its Five Principles of Quality,...
Collaboration
by Jennifer Elks, July 5, 2016
Last week, The Dow Chemical Company released its 2015 Sustainability Report, which examined the company’s journey toward reaching its 2015 goals and what it’s already achieved looking ahead to 2025....
Cleantech
by Andrew Winston, July 5, 2016
In the spirit of "showing your work" in progress, I'm posting some info on the big new clean economy agreement announced by the so-called "three amigos" -- i.e., the leaders of Canada, the...
Chemistry and Materials
by Daniel Matthews, July 5, 2016
In West Virginia, residents will soon be seeing a lot more green than they’re used to. And it may come in the form of dollar bills, too. Researchers from West Virginia University are teaming up with...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, July 4, 2016
Food Cowboy, which uses mobile technology to help food companies route surplus and unsaleable inventory to charities and organic waste to composters, recently announced the launch of the No Waste...
Waste Not
by Hattie James, July 4, 2016
One of the biggest trends in business for years has been the paperless office. Many brands have taken the digital or paperless office to extremes; social media platform Buffer, for example, does not...
Behavior Change
by Ian Lifshitz, July 4, 2016
The time has come to revisit REDD+ — the UN initiative that attempts to create financial value for the carbon locked in forests — to ensure that it is truly delivering on the momentum from Paris 2015...
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