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New Metrics
by Bart King, June 28, 2018
From remote sensors to digital field mapping, information technology (IT) is rapidly becoming a part of day-to-day farm management. When a state-of-the-art cotton picker, for example, records crop...
Supply Chain
by Lara Koritzke, June 28, 2018
Led by leading companies Anglo American, ArcelorMittal, Microsoft and Tiffany & Co — and after a full decade of consultation among large numbers of stakeholders from the mining industry,...
Supply Chain
by Sally Uren, June 28, 2018
‘I would like to source more sustainable cotton, but I’m not quite sure where to start. There seems to be an awful lot of standards out there, and I’m not quite sure what the differences are between...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, June 28, 2018
When Dick’s Sporting Goods bans the sale of assault rifles, or McDonald’s makes a commitment to get 100 percent of its packaging from renewable, recycled or certified sources by 2025, how does their...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, June 27, 2018
From soil erosion solutions that draw inspiration from natural tide pools and a kingfisher’s eyelid, to technologies that use protection methods developed by plants, the winners of this year’s...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, June 27, 2018
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Globalia have announced the first worldwide competition for tourism startups. The UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition is accepting applications from...
New Metrics
by Maxine Perella, June 27, 2018
Scotland remains one of the world’s leading nations on circular economy thinking — this year Glasgow will host the Circular Economy Hotspot, an international event and trade mission that will...
Finance & Investment
by Sustainable Brands, June 26, 2018
Highlighting the importance of transparency in investing, impact investing platform Swell Investing has invited the public to vote on the final security in the Impact 400, a portfolio with...
Collaboration
by Sustainable Brands, June 26, 2018
Fashion for Good and PVH Corp., one of the largest apparel companies in the world that owns brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein, today announced their partnership to accelerate the...
New Metrics
by Vincent Hoen, June 26, 2018
To keep the global temperature increase to well below 2⁰C and meet the goals laid out in the Paris Agreement, everyone must take bold action to reduce their share of emissions as soon as possible....
Walking the Talk
by Tyler Wagner, June 25, 2018
The “brand purpose” bandwagon has become awfully crowded. And as more and more brands seek to capitalize on the opportunity to cast themselves in a more authentic, meaningful light, the language of “...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, June 25, 2018
Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 calls for universal access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030, but the planet’s growing population is a major challenge in the way of achieving...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Julia Oliva, June 25, 2018
The rise of natural health products and cosmetics has set off a flurry of research and development to discover the next great breakthrough for skin care or for specialized foods that provide an...
Collaboration
by Robert Curtis, June 22, 2018
This week, National Pollinator Week, marks an important time to not only celebrate the role honey bees play in the sustainability of our food system, but also to spur action that can support the...
Organizational Change
by Sustainable Brands, June 22, 2018
After opening in 1913, Michigan Central Station quickly became where dreamers in search of new jobs and new opportunities first set foot in Detroit. Once the last train pulled out of the station 30...
Walking the Talk
by Sustainable Brands, June 21, 2018
In its new campaign, Behind the Barcodes, Oxfam shines a light on the millions of women and men trapped in poverty and facing brutal working conditions while producing the food on our supermarket...
Collaboration
by Sustainable Brands, June 21, 2018
How much forest land — and what quality — is needed to ensure forests can continue to provide people, plants and animals worldwide with clean air and water, food and the goods and services they need...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, June 20, 2018
Not long ago, where the cheese is put on the hamburger emoji triggered an online debate that resulted in Google updating its version to position it atop the patty, rather than underneath. Swedish...
Walking the Talk
by Sustainable Brands, June 20, 2018
At the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity this week, Unilever announced commitments to improve transparency in its influencer marketing and called on industry to similarly help improve...
Marketing and Comms
by Lorraine Schuchart, June 20, 2018
At SB’18 Vancouver, over 2,000 representatives from our global community of sustainability practitioners, brand strategists, product and service innovators, thought leaders and other change-makers...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, June 20, 2018
The U.S. healthcare sector is the second most intensive commercial user of energy. Hospitals are one of the largest energy users, contributing 8 percent of the U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, June 19, 2018
Food waste remains a huge and costly problem, costing $2.6 trillion dollars in lost value globally each year. The U.S. retail food sector alone generates eight million tons of waste annually in...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, June 19, 2018
Procter & Gamble (P&G), the world’s largest advertiser, advanced its commitment to gender equality through a series of new actions and partnerships announced at the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival...
The Next Economy
by Hannah Furlong, June 19, 2018
Increasing circularity in the apparel sector will require a variety of initiatives and some of the most valuable ways to bridge the implementation gap will be to provide funding, design new products...
Marketing and Comms
by Stacey Nelson Smith, June 18, 2018
The recent SB'18 Vancouver conference was a fitting stage to share the success story of Live Well San Diego, a visionary partnership that’s creating measurable progress toward a region that’s healthy...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, June 18, 2018
KnowTheChain has released its second ranking of the top 40 global information and communications technology (ICT) companies on their efforts and disclosure related to eradicating forced labor. A...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Renee Henze, June 18, 2018
The fashion industry has made strides towards increased sustainability in the clothing we produce, but as outlined by the 2017 Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) report, A New Textiles Economy:...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Marissa Rosen, June 18, 2018
Last week, over 2,000 representatives from our global community of sustainability practitioners, brand strategists, product and service innovators, thought leaders and other change-makers converged...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, June 15, 2018
Launched today in the UK, an app called Almond digitizes fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) products aims to revolutionize how consumers interact with the food and drink they consume. By scanning the...
Organizational Change
by Lorraine Schuchart, June 15, 2018
Last week, over 2,000 representatives from our global community of sustainability practitioners, brand strategists, product and service innovators, thought leaders and other change-makers converged...
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