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Member News | BASF
BASF has now improved the process for manufacturing Lupranol® (polyether polyol) so that car components which are made of BASF polyurethane systems emit an average of 20 percent less aldehyde. This...
Cleantech
by Tom Idle, July 24, 2017
Have a look at the gadgets you have within reach right now. Your cell, your laptop, your tablet, a backup power source – they all have one thing in common. They are powered using a lithium-ion...
Chemistry, Materials & Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, July 24, 2017
With greater focus being placed on the fashion industry’s environmental impacts, efforts are emerging almost daily in an effort to help the sector shed its unsustainable rep. Retail giant Target and...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, July 24, 2017
When it comes to sustainable fashion, the contribution of children’s clothing to the textile waste problem is often overlooked. While the sector represents only 12 percent of overall market share, it...
Organizational Change
by Sustainable Brands, July 24, 2017
Pursuing purpose beyond profit is becoming paramount for brands looking to shift towards more sustainable, responsible business practices and maintain a competitive edge, the proof of which is...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, July 21, 2017
The global food waste problem continues to gain momentum, giving rise to two new technologies that aim to curb the issue across at each step along the value chain. Proper food storage plays a...
Member News | Target
At Target, our guests shop with us knowing they can expect more—not just in the products and experiences we offer, but that we hold ourselves to the highest standards as a company. And we’re...
Cleantech
by Sustainable Brands, July 21, 2017
Taking plastics recycling to a whole new level, Procter & Gamble (P&G) has pioneered a new technology that restores used polypropylene plastic (PP) to ‘virgin-like’ quality. Developed in P...
Member News | Heineken
In an effort to engage soccer fans in the mission of recycling, HEINEKEN USA is teaming up with The Recycling Partnership for the second year in a row at two matches of the International Champions...
Finance & Investment
by Megan Morrice, July 21, 2017
Recently, on National Insurance Awareness Day, I reflected on the previous week, when California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones keynoted at the Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) lunch...
Cleantech
by Sustainable Brands, July 21, 2017
As global temperatures reach record highs and heat waves become the norm across the globe, Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), a global initiative led by former United Nations Secretary General...
Member News | General Motors
Nearly 100 General Motors facilities participated in World Environment Day.
Nearly 100 General Motors facilities participated in World Environment Day, an observation established by the United Nations. This year’s theme: “connect people to nature.” While all of GM’s...
Member News | General Motors
The 2017 Student Corps.
DETROIT — Brittany Agee is well on her way toward achieving her dream of becoming a social worker. This summer, the former GM Student Corps high school intern — who’s now a junior at Alabama...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, July 20, 2017
Innovation and emerging technologies are increasingly changing how international organizations are investing to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) says a new report published by the UN...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, July 20, 2017
After recently making headlines for its pioneering ‘Smart Fresh’ label, which allows consumers to closely monitor the freshness and edibility of their products, UK grocery giant Sainsbury’s is back...
Organizational Change
by Meg Newman, July 20, 2017
Employee engagement has been a growing focus for years, with companies large and small building programs in an effort to inspire employees and drive productivity. In fact, 74 percent of people say...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, July 19, 2017
Integrating sustainability measurement, tools and practices into supply chains allows businesses create more sustainable consumer products and avoid risks to their bottom line says a new report from...
Marketing and Comms
by Lex Hundsdorfer, July 19, 2017
It’s no surprise that people simply do not want to talk about sustainability — and why it’s important in the first place. Climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, plastics pollution, environmental...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, July 19, 2017
Stella McCartney has long been an advocate for sustainable, ethical fashion; the luxury label has been busy over the last several months trying to drive the industry away from a take-make-waste...
Member News | Danone
Laura Palmeiro (@laurapalmeiro), Sustainability Integration Director at Danone, sits down with us to share her thoughts on the importance of numbers to back up a good story, the value in advising a...
Member News | Timberland
Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland announces an important milestone in its longstanding commitment to environmental responsibility – ten years since the launch of the Original Earthkeepers® 6-...
Member News | Kohler
Congrats to the Kohler Ethics Communications team in Europe, the Middle East and Africa! Their 2016 campaign—including associate survey, essay competition and video—was honored with a Lotus Award...
Member News | Quantis
Regionalization
Regionalized lifecycle inventory (LCI) modeling generates and links process datasets to the location in which they occur[i]. Given agricultural lifecycle assessments (LCA) are particularly spatially-...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, July 19, 2017
Approximately 63 million tons of food are wasted in the U.S. each year, a monumental number that has significant environmental and social repercussions. In an effort to reduce the amount of food that...
Member News | Caesars Entertainment
People, Planet, Play is Caesars Entertainment’s commitment to our communities, environmental excellence and Responsible Gaming. It also closely aligns with our mission to inspire grownups to have fun...
Chemistry, Materials & Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, July 18, 2017
Packaging remains a significant challenge for companies aiming to reduce the environmental footprint of their operations, but two new packaging innovations from industry giants in Scandinavia may be...
Organizational Change
by Henry Horkan, July 18, 2017
New types of partnerships can enable systemic changes to flourish. That thinking is behind the Origin Green Ambassadors programme, which brings education, leading global brands and entrepreneurial...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, July 18, 2017
The way people buy, consume and discard their electronics is changing — and for the better. A new report by WRAP has revealed that an industry-wide adoption of circular principles could unlock new...
The Next Economy
by Simon Mainwaring, July 18, 2017
Every business leader wants consumers to think of their company as an essential ingredient in building a better life, yet the very definition of what constitutes the ‘Good Life’ changes over time....
Member News | Cisco
Cybersecurity skills are in high demand, and employers are challenged with finding the right talent to build their expanding workforce needs. At the same time, thousands of veterans are looking to...
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