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Behavior Change
by Sustainable Brands, October 11, 2018
Today, in honor of International Day of the Girl, HP and Girl Rising — a nonprofit dedicated to eradicating poverty by providing education to girls — are celebrating 12 stories of female empowerment...
Chemistry, Materials & Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, October 10, 2018
There’s a flurry of activity this week, as several heavy-hitters announce moves that promise big ripple effects in the plastics and packaging space. PepsiCo, Inc. today announced a multi-year supply...
The Next Economy
by Anthony Foxx, October 10, 2018
Transformations can happen quickly. Some take time. With so much talk about the growth of cities, the Internet of things, the role of regulation in an era of rapid technological change, rising...
Collaboration
by Carol Cone, October 10, 2018
Natural disasters are becoming a new reality for many Americans. In 2017 alone, 25 million people, or 8 percent of the U.S. population, were affected by a natural disaster — a “historic year,”...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, October 9, 2018
A Canadian startup called Genecis, formed by a group of graduates from the University of Toronto Scarborough, is upcycling food waste into biodegradable plastics, which can then be...
Marketing and Comms
by William Paddock, October 9, 2018
As of the writing of this article, the year 2020 is a mere 450 days away. Can you believe that? 450 days! For the sustainability community, 2020 is a particularly important date: 2020 Sustainability...
Walking the Talk
by Sustainable Brands, October 8, 2018
In the past year, we’ve seen more and more bold and potentially risky moves from brands, taking stands on pertinent societal and environmental issues: Airbnb, Google and other tech giants against the...
Supply Chain
by Victoria Shapovalova, October 8, 2018
In 2015, the world got one step closer to a better future when 193 countries committed to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a framework for addressing the global community’s most...
The Next Economy
by Sustainable Brands, October 8, 2018
EVRYTHNG — the IoT platform that makes every consumer product intelligent, interactive and trackable — is now powering a first-of-its-kind recycling scheme providing CPG brands and retailers with...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Abhinav Rai, October 5, 2018
Although developments in the field of artificial intelligence began around the 1950s, its capacities have significantly increased in the recent years. Owing to factors such as the development of...
The Next Economy
by Sustainable Brands, October 5, 2018
A new report published this week by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) identifies 12 characteristics behind business model design, that are being combined by organizations...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, October 4, 2018
Leading figures from the worlds of business, advertising, design and philanthropy gathered in New York City this week to honor the best in creative work creating a real social impact at the third...
Behavior Change
by Mia Overall, October 4, 2018
Food is one of those issues that gets everyone interested. We all eat it, love it, and unfortunately waste it. But that’s starting to change. Alongside plastic waste (including the cause of the...
Chemistry, Materials & Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, October 3, 2018
While it might be cliche to say that plant-based fabrics are the latest trend in fashion, the recent emergence of luxury textiles made from everything from kapok tree fibers, apples, orange waste and...
Collaboration
by Desiree Kaplan, October 3, 2018
More and more studies suggest that time spent outdoors can help foster our mental and physical development and wellbeing. Unfortunately, maintaining green spaces such as urban and national parks is...
New Metrics
by Dimitar Vlahov, October 3, 2018
At its core, the #NewMetrics series of events has always been about quantifying previously ignored risks, costs and revenue potential associated with sustainability impacts. Over the years, we have...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, October 2, 2018
McDonald’s USA has announced that its seven classic burgers are now free from artificial preservatives, artificial flavors and added colors from artificial sources. The ingredient changes affect all...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, October 2, 2018
Nespresso has partnered with Blue Marble Microinsurance — a startup with the mission of providing socially impactful, commercially viable insurance protection to the underserved and incorporated by...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, October 1, 2018
The exhibit industry is one of the most wasteful on the planet. Just take a look at the end of most conferences and trade shows, and you’ll see floors and dumpsters filled with plastics, banners,...
Finance & Investment
by Mia Overall, October 1, 2018
One of many highlights of Climate Week NYC was a roundtable discussion hosted by SustainAbility and the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business, on “Innovating Investments for Climate Resilience.”...
The Next Economy
by Jennifer Elks, September 28, 2018
Last year, the Sustainable Brands community gathered around the world throughout the year to share insights on how they – and their customers – were “redefining the good life.” This year, the...
Walking the Talk
by Sustainable Brands, September 28, 2018
EcoVadis has published the second annual edition of its Global CSR Risk and Performance Index. The report provides an updated look at the corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance of...
Collaboration
by Sustainable Brands, September 28, 2018
The past few weeks have seen a flurry of big announcements and commitments regarding increasing sustainability in a variety of areas, including overhauling our broken food system: Two weeks ago, at...
Cleantech
by Sustainable Brands, September 27, 2018
In the past few years, Schneider Electric — a global specialist in energy management and automation — has partnered with its customers around the world in various capacities to co-create smart...
Supply Chain
by Salina Toll, September 27, 2018
This summer, whilst working in Barbados, I got my hands on an old drum set and learnt how to play the classic four-on-the-floor disco beat. It felt great to (just about) crack something so quickly,...
Finance & Investment
by Sustainable Brands, September 27, 2018
Responsible investing has been an overriding theme of the past two weeks, with a proliferation of new initiatives, campaigns and reports joining a growing list of recently released resources for...
Walking the Talk
by Sustainable Brands, September 26, 2018
A campaign launched today is holding BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, accountable as the single largest contributor to climate destruction. BlackRock’s Big Problem — supported by over a...
Finance & Investment
by Sustainable Brands, September 26, 2018
Since its founding in 2006, EcoAct Group has grown from raising awareness at the local level in France into a global collection of experts engaging with the private and public sectors to aid in the...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, September 25, 2018
At the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2015, countries committed to Sustainable Development Goal Target 12.3, calling for the world to cut food loss and waste in half by 2030. Now three...
Collaboration
by Sustainable Brands, September 25, 2018
The Indonesian Network of the United Nations Global Compact today announced a partnership between Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) and Martha Tilaar Group (MTG) — a leading Indonesian manufacturer of...
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