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New Metrics
by Mark McElroy, January 23, 2017
Most followers and supporters of the integrated reporting movement will already know that Paul Druckman, CEO of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), left his position there at the...
Collaboration
by Libby MacCarthy, January 23, 2017
Last week, Ford and Transport for London announced a new multi-million-pound project designed to help improve air quality in London. The project features a 12-month trial of 20 new plug-in hybrid (...
Collaboration
by Sustainable Brands, January 20, 2017
Human activity is driving rampant loss of flora and fauna around the world, prompting fears that we are in the midst of a sixth great extinction event, with one-third of all species in the wild...
Member News | Cisco
Cisco has launched a targeted investment program called Digital Acceleration Netherlands (DAN), aimed at helping to boost the digitization of the Dutch economy and society. Over the next three years...
Brand Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, January 20, 2017
Ambitions to reduce waste and move away from a linear economic model are driving companies across the globe to create breakthrough technologies and unique solutions to drive forward the circular...
ICT and Big Data
by Sustainable Brands, January 20, 2017
Despite the hype around Internet of Things (IoT), it’s helping more and more brands streamline operations and meet ambitious sustainability goals. First, Fetzer Vineyards, a leader in regenerative...
Member News | Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
  BRUSSELS (19 JANUARY, 2017): An innovative urban art project for at-risk youth, sponsored by Park Inn by Radisson, was a big winner at last night’s UNWTO awards ceremony at the International...
Waste Not
by Sheila Shayon, January 20, 2017
Sweden has long been well ahead of the curve in terms of activating on sustainability initiatives, particularly when it comes to energy: In 1991, it became one of the first countries to impose a...
The Next Economy
by Libby MacCarthy, January 20, 2017
The business case for sustainability, particularly the circular economy, is a strong one, and more and more researching is backing it up. A recent report by the Business & Sustainable Development...
Supply Chain
by Tom Szaky, January 19, 2017
Today, Procter & Gamble announced that it has teamed up with us at TerraCycle and SUEZ, the largest waste management company in Europe, to source, develop and put out the first fully recyclable...
Organizational Change
by Sustainable Brands, January 19, 2017
This week at the action-packed World Economic Forum in Davos, Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) launched its 2017 Trends Report, which highlights the ‘uncompromising’...
Member News | Sealed Air, Goodwill
Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin has named Sealed Air their 2016 Power Partner. This prestigious award was established to recognize organizations that provide ongoing and sizeable work...
Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, January 19, 2017
Today, at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, The Procter & Gamble Company announced that Head & Shoulders (H&S), the world’s #1 shampoo brand, will produce the...
New Metrics
by Libby MacCarthy, January 19, 2017
Can better thinking and better health be found in green-certified buildings? New research says yes. Both indoors and out, the built environment plays a critical role in our overall health and well-...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, January 18, 2017
Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, 20 of the world’s largest commodity producers, traders, manufacturers, consultants and retailers launched a new partnership with research institutions and...
Member News | Toyota
Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed to collaborate with Masdar, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Air Liquide, and Toyota distributor Al-Futtaim Motors in a joint research program to explore...
Member News | GM
The rooftop garden next to General Motors’ Renaissance Center world headquarters wrapped up another productive growing season. Now in its third year, the garden – thriving from the landfill-free...
Leadership
by Sustainable Brands, January 18, 2017
According to the USDA, demand for organic foods and products have grown significantly every year since the 1990s. But despite increasing popularity, organic acreage hasn’t been able to keep up. Only...
Marketing and Comms
by Libby MacCarthy, January 18, 2017
A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture, the follow-up to the watershed environmental documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel, will make its...
Member News | PepsiCo
21st Century Fox and PepsiCo, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), have named Yuna Shin from Bothell, Washington, and Joy Bualamwini from Cambridge, Massachusetts, as the two...
Products and Design
by Sustainable Brands, January 17, 2017
The World Economic Forum’s Community of Young Global Leaders, in collaboration with Accenture Strategy, yesterday announced the winners of the 2017 Circulars at the Annual Meeting of the...
Leadership
by Sustainable Brands, January 17, 2017
In an open letter to the Prime Minister, more than 80 leading companies have united in a call on the government to demonstrate its commitment to delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs...
Packaging
by Libby MacCarthy, January 17, 2017
Due to their functional properties and low cost, plastics have become an integral part of our global economy and have seen their production increase twenty-fold over the past half-century. Despite...
The Next Economy
by Libby MacCarthy, January 17, 2017
A new report by the Business & Sustainable Development Commission (the Commission) points to sustainable business models as the key to unlocking US$12 trillion in economic opportunities and...
Stakeholder Trends and Insights
by Libby MacCarthy, January 16, 2017
Is your country on the right track? A new Ipsos MORI study entitled “What Worries the World” seeks to answer this question, asking thousands of adults under 65 in countries across the globe to...
Business Models
by Sustainable Brands, January 17, 2017
Danish energy company DONG Energy now ranks number 11 on the Carbon Clean 200 list – a ranking of 200 companies from around the world that are profiting from sustainable energy. The honour comes on...
Products and Design
by Sustainable Brands, January 13, 2017
History has a tendency to repeat itself, but in the wake of the Volkswagen emissions scandal in 2015, it would seem unlikely that other automotive companies would make the same mistake. But yesterday...
The Next Economy
by Sustainable Brands, January 13, 2017
Two recent bits of news from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) point to continued groundwork being laid toward a circular economy in the U.S. and beyond. First, the Golisano Institute for...
Behavior Change
by Suzanne Shelton, January 13, 2017
Once upon a time – back when we first started marketing energy efficiency and sustainability – we told our clients that if you wanted to get consumers to save energy, the last thing you should do is...
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