#GreenChemistry #Collaboration
AkzoNobel and Partners Considering Sugar Beets as Renewable Chemical Feedstock
AkzoNobel has joined forces with SuikerUnie, Rabobank, Deloitte, Investment and Development Agency for the Northern Netherlands (NOM), Groningen Seaports, and the Province of Groningen to investigate...
#brandinnovation
Kohler Gets Green Light to Develop Next-Gen, Closed-Loop Flush Toilet System
Kohler Co., developer of kitchen and bath design and technology, has received a two-year grant from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to design and fabricate five closed-loop flush toilet...
#SupplyChain #Design #WasteNot
The North Face Introduces Locally Grown, Designed, Sewn 'Backyard Hoodie'
Outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear maker The North Face today unveiled the Backyard Hoodie, the newest addition to its portfolio of environmentally conscious products. In collaboration with...
Henkel Challenging Students Around the World to Propose Next Big Sustainability Solutions
Under the theme of “Create. Learn. Grow.,” the eighth Henkel Innovation Challenge is inviting university students from all over the world to submit their visionary ideas for sustainable products and...
#marketing&comms
Effie, WEF Announce Inaugural Call for Entries for Positive Change Award
Effie Worldwide and the World Economic Forum (WEF) have announced the inaugural call for entries for The Positive Change Effie Award, which recognizes and celebrates the most effective marketing...
#Collaboration #NaturalCapital
Method, The Nature Conservancy Partner to Protect Water in the Great Lakes Region
Method Products, PBC, leader in eco-friendly household, fabric and personal care products, has partnered with The Nature Conservancy for a groundwater replenishment project. Method's goal is to...
#WasteNot #Cleantech
Fetzer Becomes First Winery to Receive Platinum Zero Waste Certification
Mendocino County-based Fetzer Vineyards recently announced that it has received platinum level Zero Waste certification from the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council (USZWBC). Platinum certification, the...
#SupplyChain #NewMetrics #Collaboration
Field to Market, The Sustainability Consortium Partnering to Harmonize Metrics for Sustainable Agriculture
Across the entire agricultural supply chain — from the farm to the store shelf — the challenge of meeting demand for a rapidly growing population, while conserving natural resources, necessitates a...
#NewMetrics
Measuring Sustainability, Part I: The Basics of a Sustainability Index
When we work with a company that is just starting its sustainability journey, we try to focus on one central framing question: What does sustainability mean to your organisation? Sustainability has...
#SupplyChain #NaturalCapital
Trending: This Week in Sustainable Palm Oil — Featuring PepsiCo, IKEA & Unilever
On Wednesday, PepsiCo’s newly launched Pepsi True was pulled from Amazon.com after being overwhelmed by negative reviews from rainforest activists calling out Pepsi for its failure to adopt more...

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