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Member News | PepsiCo
PepsiCo, Inc. today announced continued progress against the company's strategy to help protect and conserve global water supplies and provide people access to clean, safe water to communities around...
Member News | GM
General Motors created its first Student Sustainability Advisory Council this year to begin a new dialogue on sustainability. Composed of five graduate students from MIT, Penn State, Georgia Tech,...
Member News | Kohler
Cambodia is home to 13 million people, 46 percent of whom live in poverty with 100,000 living in slums. Jean Gong, Senior Manager – Internal Communications and Administration for Kohler Co.’s Asia...
Member News | Unilever
Unilever US announced today it joins 29 companies, including corporate members Target, Coca Cola, CVS, and Hersheys, in signing the White House Equal Pay Pledge. Unilever believes that business plays...
Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, August 31, 2016
The European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment (EUROPEN) and 35 other associations1 representing a wide range of sectors including major consumer goods brands, packaging producers,...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, August 31, 2016
A new study reveals that consumers’ demand for product transparency is on the rise – overall, they desire more product information and are inclined to be more loyal to brands that provide more...
Member News | UPS
by Gil Golan,
7 million trees planted in 52 countries around the world  Foundation to award millions in environmental grants US 08/31/16 The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, August 31, 2016
Water is the primary ingredient in many of Coca-Cola’s and PepsiCo’s products, and both companies recognize that increasing stress on supply is a risk to their businesses. Among their stewardship...
Member News | Unilever
Unilever’s laundry brand, Surf, today announces a unique three-year partnership with Oxfam that aims to recognise, reduce and redistribute the amount of time spent by women and girls on unpaid care...
Cleantech
by Sustainable Brands, August 31, 2016
Only four years ago, offshore wind farm developer DONG Energy set an ambitious 2020 target to build offshore wind energy for less than €100 per MWh. The target was also later adopted by the...
Chemistry and Materials
by Sustainable Brands, August 30, 2016
Researchers and brewers have found new ways to capture carbon and convert it into stone and ink. Tiger Beer, working alongside Marcel Sydney and MIT spinoff Graviky Labs, has created the first line...
ICT and Big Data
by Hannah Furlong, August 30, 2016
Six industries could enjoy massive savings and emissions cuts by digitizing their business processes and applying data to monitor resource use. According to SAP, Europe’s largest software company,...
The Next Economy
by Sustainable Brands, August 30, 2016
Under the theme Water for Sustainable Growth, some 3,000 people from over 120 countries are meeting in Stockholm this week for the 26th annual World Water Week. With water crises being...
Collaboration
by Aida Greenbury, August 29, 2016
While the challenges of climate change are undeniably global, politics and measures to actually solve them remain largely local. Last year’s Paris Agreement was a landmark moment for this issue. Now...
Cleantech
by News Deeply, August 29, 2016
News Deeply, in partnership with Sustainable Brands, has produced a series of profiles looking at how brands are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges. The goal is to examine...
Leadership
by Mike Hower, August 29, 2016
The California State Assembly last week approved sweeping legislation that extends the state’s targets for reducing greenhouse gases from 2020 to 2030. Under SB 32, California would reduce its...
Organizational Change
by Anneke Greyling, August 29, 2016
At the core of the most successful and attractive companies is a singular, authentic purpose that defines how it creates value. Purpose directs business decisions that determine the way value is...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, August 26, 2016
The number of standards for green products has grown in recent years due to increasing market demand for environmentally-preferable products, resulting in concerns over greenwashing and a need for an...
Member News | GM
General Motors’ commitment to sustainability is shared by its facilities around the world. To celebrate this collective mission to protect the earth and serve communities, GM rallied employees to...
Member News | UPS
A pair of Department of Energy grants awarded to UPS (NYSE: UPS) will enable the company and a world-class team of engineers to conduct cutting-edge research aimed at reducing emissions and...
Member News | Dow
For 34 years, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to help families around the world obtain decent, affordable housing. The Company is celebrating the 50,000th...
Stakeholder Trends and Insights
by Sustainable Brands, August 26, 2016
Just a day after a group of cross-party MPs called on the UK government to ban microbeads, Greenpeace released a report outlining the science on the impact of microplastics, including microbeads, on...
Leadership
by Giles Hutchins, August 26, 2016
We are in the midst of a metamorphic period of change unlike anything the world has seen since the Late Middle Ages. With “meta” (meaning “form”) and “morph” (meaning “change”), the word suggests the...
Member News | Toyota
Toyota Donates $1 Million to Help Fund New Yellowstone Youth CampusCampus Will Be First Regenerative Campus of Living Buildings in a National Park  YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (Aug. 25, 2016) –...
ICT and Big Data
by Sustainable Brands, August 26, 2016
More than one-third of American adults agree: Finding parking in many major cities is such a pain that they’re ditching driving to avoid the hassle. But with Ford’s new FordPass® platform,...
Brand Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, August 25, 2016
NIKE, Inc. has announced a new strategic partnership with private equity firm Apollo Global Management, LLC, aimed at building a transparent and ethical apparel supply chain in the Americas. Through...
Chemistry and Materials
by Sustainable Brands, August 25, 2016
Polystyrene packaging and microbeads are no strangers to controversy; both materials harm marine life and can enter the food chain, which has prompted concern from consumers and advocacy groups....
Behavior Change
by David North, August 25, 2016
A decade ago something remarkable happened: Business leaders watched Al Gore present An Inconvenient Truth, and accepted that man-made climate change was real and catastrophic. CEOs said that...
Collaboration
by Carla Tavares, August 25, 2016
At SB’16 Cape Town in May, Tetra Pak, South African Airways (SAA) and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) came together to share their views on the importance of building market demand...
New Metrics
by Ben Peel, August 24, 2016
In this series of articles, the team at the Carbon Trust outlines the reasons for businesses to adopt science-based targets on climate change. This is the fifth and final part of the series;...
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