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The Next Economy
by Sustainable Brands, April 28, 2017
How much pollution can potentially be saved annually through secondhand trade if each used product replaces the production of a new one? That is the question Schibsted Media Group set out to answer...
Organizational Change
by Sustainable Brands, April 27, 2017
New research by global research consultancy Povaddo LLC has revealed that 65 percent of employees want their CEO to publicly take a stand on environmental and social issues. Tony Calandrowill...
Collaboration
by Sustainable Brands, April 27, 2017
Thirteen Fortune 500 companies have come together to urge the White House to make good on its Paris Agreement climate change commitments. The Agreement has been ratified in 143 countries — including...
The Next Economy
by Sustainable Brands, April 27, 2017
While the future environmental regulation in the UK remains in the balance following the implementation of Article 50, London continues to push forward towards a sustainable future. A new Urban...
Product Innovation
by Paul Dickinson, April 27, 2017
Since the introduction of Cisco Telepresence in October 2006, Cisco has studied how the use of our technology impacts corporate travel. The early days were exciting; Cisco set our first travel...
Materials Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, April 26, 2017
Just in time for Fashion Revolution Week, the Fairtrade Foundation and researchers in Finland have revealed new studies and initiatives aimed at driving the fashion industry towards a more...
Materials Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, April 26, 2017
Just weeks after releasing a new forest products policy, in which it pledges to source all of the wood, paper, paper-based and wood-based fiber used in its brand-owned products from post-consumer...
Organizational Change
by Sustainable Brands, April 26, 2017
Media giant Bloomberg has officially hopped aboard the sustainability wagon, adding a new section to its site dedicated to climate science and the future of energy. ClimateChanged.com will focus on...
Startups
by Sustainable Brands, April 26, 2017
The Mekong Business Initiative (MBI) and Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) have announced the 18 tourism startups from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos who will participate in the upcoming Mekong...
Product Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, April 25, 2017
Ford continues its push to be a global leader in electric vehicles and sustainability with two new announcements. Earlier this year, Ford announced a new multi-million-dollar pilot project in...
The Next Economy
by Maxine Perella, April 25, 2017
“We hope that what Wales is doing today, the world will do tomorrow.” In 2015 Nikhil Seth, a leading UN representative, hailed the Welsh Government’s Well-being of Future Generations Act as a...
Cleantech
by Daniel Matthews, April 25, 2017
If anyone doubts renewable energy is the future for this country, they need only to look at employment numbers. According to a recent report from the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), employers in...
Collaboration
by Greg Hemmings, April 25, 2017
Last year at Sustainable Brands ‘16 San Diego, my Hemmings House colleague, Jon Robertson, and I hosted a workshop about the power of impact film storytelling, and how we as brands can accelerate...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, April 24, 2017
Four years after the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in which 1,134 people were killed, Fashion Revolution has released its 2017 Fashion Transparency Index, which ranks 100 of the biggest...
Collaboration
by Sustainable Brands, April 24, 2017
The activation of Article 50 has left many unanswered questions about the future state of environmental regulations in the UK, the majority of which have their origins in the European Union. The...
Finance Investment
by Sustainable Brands, April 24, 2017
Royal Philips (Philips), a leader in health technology, has announced an agreement with a consortium of sixteen banks for a new €1 billion Revolving Credit Facility with an interest rate that will be...
Behavior Change
by Sustainable Brands, April 24, 2017
Seventy-five million people work directly in the fashion and textiles industry. Many are subject to exploitation; verbal and physical abuse, unsafe working conditions and poor pay. While some...
Walking Talk
by Sustainable Brands, April 21, 2017
In its annual Environmental Responsibility Report, tech giant Apple has revealed ambitious new plans to develop a closed-loop model for its supply chain. To achieve this goal, the world’s second...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, April 21, 2017
New research by Morning Consult has revealed that only one-in-five adults surround themselves with people who share different perspectives and ideas, underscoring the severity of the “filter bubble”...
Walking Talk
by Sustainable Brands, April 21, 2017
Following the announcement of its new store renovation initiative, CVS Pharmacy has revealed that it will be eliminating parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde donors in nearly 600...
Organizational Change
by Finn Jackson, April 20, 2017
This is the fourth in a series of articles examining the many facets of ‘sustainable leadership.’ Find links to earlier posts in the paragraph below. Our search for sustainable leadership has shown...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, April 20, 2017
Building on its commitment to provide support to coffee growers around the world, Starbucks Coffee Company has announced that it will deliver 100 million healthy coffee trees to farmers who need them...
Finance Investment
by Sustainable Brands, April 20, 2017
Green Century Capital Management, in collaboration with Trillium Asset Management and 350.org, has released a new fossil fuel-free investing guide for environmentally and socially conscious investors...
Marketing and Comms
by Jeff Sutton, April 20, 2017
We recently presented on “The Role of Storytelling in Corporate Reporting” — a subject that many organizations struggle to address properly. Our view on the subject is straightforward: A report is...
Organizational Change
by Sustainable Brands, April 19, 2017
CVS Health announced this week it is harnessing the power of design to activate its purpose. The national drugstore chain is rolling out a new store renovation project that builds on its mission to...
Startups
by Sustainable Brands, April 19, 2017
Just weeks after the launch of McDonough Innovation’s Fashion for Good innovation and practical action lab in Amsterdam, the 12 startups selected to participate in the Plug and Play — Fashion for...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, April 19, 2017
Walmart is the first retailer to adopt a science-based target emissions-reduction plan, in which it aims to reduce its absolute Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 18 percent by 2025, as well as reducing CO2e...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, April 19, 2017
Water scarcity and shortage is a growing problem that affects around three billion people across the globe and climate change is only serving to aggravate the already acute issue. While businesses...
Behavior Change
by Sustainable Brands, April 18, 2017
Walk to work. Recycle your aluminum cans. Remember your reusable shopping bags. These modern-day sustainability mantras help consumers take small steps every day to lower their environmental...
Product Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, April 18, 2017
While automakers such as Toyota, Tesla, Ford, Honda and General Motors are putting their bets on hydrogen and electricity to power future mobility, Canada’s McGill University thinks metal could be...
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