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Business Case
by Coro Strandberg, December 15, 2017
Grim climate change reality: The seas are rising. Terrifying hurricanes regularly raze vast, inhabited areas. And wildfires are flaring up more frequently and causing massive damage: The US...
Walking the Talk
by Cristian Barcan, December 15, 2017
Sustainability matters, but why does it matter to your business? The vinyl industry began our sustainability journey with the recognition that meeting the needs of a fast-growing population will...
Collaboration
by Sustainable Brands, December 15, 2017
IBM has announced that it is teaming up with Walmart, JD.com and Tsinghua University National Engineering Laboratory for E-Commerce Technologies to launch a Blockchain Food Safety Alliance to enhance...
Walking the Talk
by Sustainable Brands, December 15, 2017
JUST Capital, a nonprofit research organization, and Forbes have released the 2017 edition of the JUST 100 List, which ranks publicly traded companies in the US on their performance to act on the...
Member News | Ford Motor Company
Ford Volunteer Corps at work in Mexico, where the BFBWC grant will soon provide
The Ford Motor Company Fund, and executive chairman Bill Ford, announced the award of $200,000 in funding as part of the Bill Ford Better World Challenge. This grant will support two international...
Member News | Shaw Industries
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw), a leading floorcovering provider, has signed the United Nations Global Compact, a widely recognized set of principles focused on upholding and protecting human...
Member News | Kohler
Kohler Co. was recognized as a 2017 Green Master by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council and the Green Master Program at the organization’s annual conference. Green Master recognizes...
Member News | Bank of America
GRID Alternatives, a national leader in making clean, affordable solar power and solar jobs accessible to low-income communities, announced today a $500,000 grant from Bank of America Charitable...
Member News | Cisco
We live in a digitally connected world where anyone can be a global problem solver, addressing critical issues like unemployment, hunger, poverty, climate change, and income inequality. By combining...
Member News | BASF
BASF’s customer Schaumaplast GmbH...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, December 14, 2017
Provenance is leading a new collaboration of fintech startups to test whether blockchain technology can help unlock financial incentives that improve transparency and sustainability in supply chains...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, December 14, 2017
Sustainable products geeks rejoice, for 'tis once again the season of giving! And what better way to celebrate and participate than with gifts whose buying and giving creates more cheer, health,...
Organizational Change
by Sustainable Brands, December 14, 2017
Craft beer has taken off over the past five years, with the industry now boasting over 6,000 craft breweries in the US alone, 700 of which opened in the past year. In order to continue this momentum...
Marketing and Comms
by Alexandra Smith, December 14, 2017
Today’s customers are more cynical than ever when it comes to the intentions of big business. How do we create experiences for these customers that feel truly genuine? To Maria Moraes Robinson and...
Member News | Sustainable Brands
80% of consumers are loyal to businesses that help them live The Good Life SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 12, 2017 –  Sustainable Brands®, in conjunction with Harris Poll and Carol Cone On Purpose and...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Libby MacCarthy, December 13, 2017
Just one month after the launch of its new natural personal care product line ApotheCARE Essentials, Unilever has rolled out yet another responsible beauty brand: Love Beauty and Planet. And it’s...
Member News | Braskem
Braskem's management and investments in the sustainability area were once again recognized by the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Program), a non-profit organization that selects the best publicly traded...
Member News | Braskem
Braskem's sugarcane based bioplastic to be used to package over 500,000 bags of Leafgro®, a soil conditioner for sale in lawn and garden retail locations along the U.S. East Coast.   Braskem,...
Member News | Braskem
The companies will invest in the construction of a demonstration plant in Denmark.     Braskem, the Americas' leading producer of thermoplastic resins, and Danish-based Haldor Topsoe, a...
Finance & Investment
by Libby MacCarthy, December 13, 2017
Climate risk poses a considerable threat to investors, who stand to lose millions If companies fail to address unsustainable elements in their supply chains. Yet despite growing pressure for action,...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, December 13, 2017
As an issue putting nearly a trillion dollars at risk, deforestation has quickly become a front-of-mind concern for businesses dependent on forest-risk commodities, such as timber, palm oil and cocoa...
The Next Economy
by Sustainable Brands, December 13, 2017
2017 was a big year for the circular economy, with innovative new products, initiatives and tech tools popping up almost daily, and making it easier than every for corporates and consumers alike to...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, December 12, 2017
The cocoa industry is undoubtedly changing for the better, but the road to a sustainable sector is a long one. According to industry experts, long-term, sustainable change can’t be made without...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, December 12, 2017
Furthering its mission to create a kinder, healthier world — one snack at a time — KIND has launched a new video campaign that explores the courage it takes to be kind towards strangers in...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, December 12, 2017
An estimated 150 million metric tons of plastic waste are in the ocean today and every year around eight million metric tons more are being added. Earlier this year, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, December 12, 2017
One year after the launch of the Courtauld Commitment 2025, WRAP has published its first Review of work underway in the food and beverage sector as a result of the voluntary agreement. The...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, December 12, 2017
Approximately 21 million Americans own woodlands in the United States. Collectively, these family-owned forests account for nearly 290 million acres, or more than one-third of U.S. forests — more...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, December 11, 2017
Digital news organization NowThis is rolling out a new food-focused channel that aims to explore food as it relates to culture and the environment. NowThis Food builds on the brand’s already...
Waste Not
by Libby MacCarthy, December 11, 2017
Circular principles continue to drive a more sustainable future, as the fashion, carpet and steel industries zero in on resource efficiency and innovative raw materials. Over the last decade, Eileen...
Member News | L’Oréal
by: Danielle Azoulay, AVP of CSR...
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