First International Standard for Sustainable Procurement Is Almost Here
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...
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Greenpeace Calls for UK Microbead Ban, Outlines Risk of Plastic in Seafood in New Report
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...
5 Ways to Transform Your Organization Into a Purposeful Living System
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...
Personal Sustainability Alert: FordPass Just Might Help Take the Pain Out of Finding Parking
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,...
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Nike Forms Strategic Partnership for Apparel Manufacturing in the Americas
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...
UK Chefs, MPs Calling for Bans on Polystyrene Packaging, Microbeads
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....
While Companies Continue to Strive for Sustainability, Consumers Still at the Heart of Lasting Change
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...
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Forests for All Forever: Driving Consumer Demand for Sustainability Through Meaningful Marketing
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...
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Setting the Bar High Enough, Part 5: Why Setting Science-Based Targets Isn't Enough
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;...
Trending: Edible, Recyclable, Biodegradable Packaging Latest Weapons in War on Plastic Waste
Wrapping food in plastic can reduce spoilage, but presents challenges related to waste recovery and recycling. It presents a tough choice for producers between prioritizing food waste or plastic...

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