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Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, September 30, 2016
The Sustainable Packaging Coalition and The Recycling Partnership have teamed up to increase recovery of quality recyclables in the U.S. through a new initiative called ASTRX – Applying Systems...
Waste Not
by Tom Szaky, September 30, 2016
Competitive school science fairs are a motif in the grade school education story. Often requiring a significant investment on the part of parents, the circumstances in which students must produce a...
ICT and Big Data
by Hannah Furlong, September 29, 2016
Following numerous reports of slave labor in seafood supply chains, traceability seems to have (finally) become a priority for the industry. More and more digital solutions have been emerging: last...
Brand Innovation
by Brynn McNally, September 29, 2016
The “musical chairs of leadership” can be a huge obstacle to embedding sustainability in the private sector. An average CMO remains in position for just 18 months, Thomas Kolster, aka “Mr....
Chemistry and Materials
by Carly Griggs, September 29, 2016
We currently produce enough plastic to wrap Denmark in plastic film every day of the year all year round. This was just one of the shocking facts revealed by Sofus Midtgaard – Managing Partner &...
Business Models
by Rachel Griner, September 29, 2016
"What's your favorite sustainable development goal?" joked John Elkington, the writer, thinker and serial entrepreneur who coined the triple bottom line concept in 1997, who moderated a Tuesday panel...
The Next Economy
by Vigil Yu, September 29, 2016
In the midst of talks on “marketing,” “driving business forward” and “creating competitive advantages” this week at SB’16 Copenhagen, Sirikul “Nui” Laukaikul - founder of the Brandbeing Consultant...
New Metrics
by Rachel Griner, September 29, 2016
There’s a new wave of research that is measuring whether companies’ purpose matches their actions. What it’s found my not be surprising: Globally, there is a purpose-action gap among corporate brands...
Stakeholder Trends and Insights
by Brynn McNally, September 29, 2016
“Purpose is like Pokémon - everybody is chasing it and nobody knows why,” “Mr. Goodvertising,” Thomas Kolster, mused at the start of the Tuesday morning plenary session at SB’16 Copenhagen....
Organizational Change
by Coro Strandberg, September 29, 2016
“Our organization is totally supportive of sustainability as long as nothing else comes up or it doesn’t interfere with something the Executive wants to do!” Hands up if you have heard this before....
Member News | Symantec
  The lens on diversity in tech couldn’t be more focused at this moment in our collective history. As part of our commitment to diversity, Symantec wants to give a voice to those...
Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, September 28, 2016
This morning, from the main stage at SB’16 Copenhagen, Carlsberg’s Sustainability Director, Simon Hoffmeyer Boas, unveiled the brewer’s latest design for its Green Fiber Bottle. As part of the work...
Chemistry and Materials
by Sustainable Brands, September 28, 2016
Renewable diesel and materials producer Neste and spoken word artist Prince Ea have unveiled the latest collaboration in their Pre-order the Future project, this time with a film that...
Collaboration
by Sustainability ..., September 28, 2016
In 1908, Dr. Kikunae Ikeda changed the culinary world forever when he discovered umami as the fifth basic taste (along with sweet, salty, sour and bitter). Aspiring to foster healthy lifestyles and “...
Marketing and Comms
by Vigil Yu, September 28, 2016
On Tuesday morning, over breakfast at SB’16 Copenhagen, Filip Engel, head of DONG Energy Group Sustainability, and Ryan Belle from VRScout showed us virtual reality’s (VR) transformational power in...
Products and Design
by Hannah Furlong, September 28, 2016
Collaborative consumption, also called the sharing economy, is expected to continue growing as a trend, particularly as digital technology makes sharing marketplaces more commonplace and accessible....
Leadership
by Melanie Vella, September 27, 2016
In this volatile time of unceasing change, the opening night plenary presentations at SB’16 Copenhagen explored the characteristics an organisation needs to not just be resilient, but be ‘fit’ for...
Member News | BASF, DuPont, Eastman
Together for Sustainability (TfS), a joint initiative of leading global chemical companies, has been formally launched in India to encourage the Indian suppliers to adopt sustainability practices in...
Member News | UPS
Delivery giant UPS and drone manufacturer CyPhy Works have started testing a CyPhy hexacopter to deliver packages to remote locations. On September 22, the companies conducted a mock delivery of...
Member News | Dow
Hefty Energy Bag - a unique program designed to convert previously non-recycled plastics into energy, recently launched in the Omaha area. Plastics collected through the program will be sorted at a...
Member News | Target
The Recycling Partnership, Falls Church, Virginia, has welcomed Target Corp., headquartered in Minneapolis, as its first retail company member. With the addition of Target, members of The Recycling...
ICT and Big Data
by Sustainable Brands, September 27, 2016
Despite international efforts to curb climate change, communities and companies alike need to prepare for the impacts of a changing climate. With this in mind, The White House has launched a new...
Member News | KimberlyClark
What would you do if you couldn’t afford enough diapers for your baby? One in three families in the United States is affected by diaper need, or not having enough diapers to keep their babies clean,...
Member News | Dow
The Dow Chemical Company’s (NYSE: DOW) Packaging and Specialty Plastics (P...
Member News | Philips
Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today announced the launch of its new five-year sustainability program ‘Brighter Lives, Better World’ during the...
New Metrics
by Daniel Espeland, September 27, 2016
“For many organizations, the largest challenge is to implement sustainable initiatives.” So stated Daniela Pigosso, co-founder of management consultant firm Essensus, as we began one of the...
Behavior Change
by Melanie Vella, September 27, 2016
In a rich and fascinating afternoon workshop on Monday, behavioural design experts Sille Krukow and Teis Andres of Krukow Behavioural Consulting explored their theory and tools on how conscientious...
Marketing and Comms
by Carly Griggs, September 27, 2016
“The sustainability movement has been slowly gaining momentum, but I think we would all agree that it isn’t moving fast enough and the world we live in can’t afford for us to continue moving at the...
Leadership
by Rachel Griner, September 27, 2016
What is the most effective way to lead change? Some would argue for a top-down approach focused on execution, while others believe in an intrinsic, sense-and-respond style. For Leith Sharp, director...
Business Models
by Sustainable Brands, September 27, 2016
Business must adopt a new mindset to move the world away from its collision course with the “Sixth Extinction" and onto a path of sustainability, acclaimed speaker and author John Elkington...
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