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Member News | DuPont Sorona
DuPont™ Sorona®, INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand, and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products will be giving workwear brands a sneak peek of new developmental fabrics in the next chapter of a series of more...
Cleantech
by Daniel Hill, October 19, 2017
There’s no denying it: Clean energy is on the rise in America. Each year, investments in renewable sources of power continue to increase, bringing with it economic and job growth. In fact, it’s on...
The Next Economy
by Nithin Coca, October 19, 2017
Think of all the delivery trucks that roam across cities every day. Whether it’s Amazon, moving furniture, even good old snail mail, most of it comes to our homes via dirty, inefficient, diesel- or...
Organizational Change
by Sustainable Brands, October 19, 2017
In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has released a special edition of its Annual Report, describing two decades of driving change on the water. More than 400...
Marketing and Comms
by Raphael Bemporad, October 19, 2017
Us vs Them. Me vs You. Old vs Young. Rich vs Poor. We are feeling more divided than ever. Yet the path to brand relevance and resilience is recognizing what we have in common. Recently we asked 16,...
Organizational Change
by Sustainable Brands, October 18, 2017
Following a recent commitment to source 100 percent sustainable cotton by 2020, Target has introduced a new climate policy and Science-Based Target Initiative-aligned goals aimed at reducing its...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, October 18, 2017
Gold Standard, an organization established by WWF and other NGOs to catalyze action on climate change, is making it easier for anyone to support sustainable development projects around the world...
Behavior Change
by Libby MacCarthy, October 18, 2017
On its quest to create a kinder, healthier world — one snack at a time — the KIND Foundation, a nonprofit established by KIND Snacks, has launched a $20 million, multi-year initiative to inspire...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Hannah Furlong, October 18, 2017
It’s Waste Reduction Week in Canada, and to celebrate, I spoke to some superstar companies reducing waste through product design that are featured in the National Zero Waste Council’s Design...
Member News | Sustainable Brands
SAN FRANCISCO, October 17, 2017 –  Sustainable Brands® reveals the full program and networking highlights for its upcoming conference, SB’17 Copenhagen. Between October 30th - November 1st,...
Chemistry, Materials & Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, October 17, 2017
DowDuPont Materials Science (Dow) and WE, a global development charity and youth empowerment movement, have rolled out the We Are Innovators campaign to challenge educators and students to harness...
Chemistry, Materials & Packaging
by Hannah Furlong, October 17, 2017
It’s Waste Reduction Week in Canada, and to celebrate, I spoke to some superstar companies reducing waste through product design that are featured in the National Zero Waste Council’s Design...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, October 17, 2017
With millions of disposable coffee cups finding their way into landfill each year, businesses and local authorities across the globe have been searching for ways to increase recycling and recovery of...
Waste Not
by Jasmin Malik Chua, October 17, 2017
Want to subvert the traditional apparel supply chain? You must possess a “little bit of craziness,” according to Giulio Bonazzi, CEO and president of Aquafil, an Italian company that transforms...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, October 16, 2017
While the circular economy hits its stride in Sweden, recycling comes to a standstill in the US as it comes face-to-face with the realities of China’s new scrap ban. US shopping malls may be in fatal...
Member News | Keurig Green Mountain
Rivers around the United States are several thousand pounds lighter of trash after more than 450 employees from Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig), a leader in specialty coffee and innovative...
Member News | Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson has secured the #2 ranking on the 2017 Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index. The index selects the top 100 publicly traded companies out of a pool of more than 6,000...
Member News | AT&T
The Business Intelligence Group honored AT&T with a 2017 Sustainability Initiative of the Year award. The award recognizes our efforts to help customers reduce their carbon emissions through the...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, October 16, 2017
From used bathroom tissue to banana peels, researchers and innovators are fueling a sustainable future by giving new life to previously overlooked waste streams. While scientists in the Netherlands...
Member News | Dow
Today, DowDuPont Materials Science, the business division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) to be named Dow, and WE, launched We Are Innovators, a new campaign designed to challenge educators and students to...
Member News | Quantis
Corporations are increasingly attuned to the influence of human activity on land use, land use changes and forestry (see LUC Guidance). With systemic thinking, businesses are aware of their supply...
Chemistry, Materials & Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, October 16, 2017
The global airline industry is flying high — according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the sector is forecasted to make a net profit of $29.8 billion in 2017 and air passengers...
Member News | Quantis
  On the sustainability circuit, much of the discussion these days is around science-based goal setting. The approach to setting greenhouse gas reduction goals according to science means that a...
Member News | Ford Motor Company
Ten years ago, the 2008 Ford Mustang launched with seats made of soybean-based foam. Today, soy foam has saved over 228 million pounds of CO2 from entering the atmosphere; the same as would be...
Business Case
by Daniel Hill, October 16, 2017
Energy efficiency is a simple, quick and cost-effective method to reduce both costs and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. That’s why companies are scaling up their energy-efficiency projects in an...
Member News | Dow
More than one million people are killed by water, sanitation and hygiene-related disease each year.1 One of the most effective and affordable ways to prevent the transmission of disease is through...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, October 13, 2017
The Responsible Sourcing Network (RSN), a project of the nonprofit organization As You Sow dedicated to ending human rights abuses associated with raw materials, has released a new report analyzing...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, October 13, 2017
Traceability is an ongoing concern for the textile industry. Technologies such as barcodes, QR codes and RFID tags have been put in place to enhance supply chain transparency, but they often fail to...
Member News | DuPont
Pictured here is Unifi's Repreve recycling plant in Yadkinville.
DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) announced today a collaboration with Unifi, Inc. to create high-performance, renewably sourced garment insulation, offering leading apparel brands a new...
Chemistry, Materials & Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, October 13, 2017
The environmental impact of laboratories is enormous. But with the launch of ACT, the first-ever environmental impact factor label for laboratory products, nonprofit My Green Lab is working to...
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