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Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, November 16, 2018
The global movement to end textile waste continues, with the release of outer- and undergarments from new and established brands alike. Image credit: United by Blue United by Blue (UBB), the...
Leadership
by Simon Mainwaring, November 16, 2018
Brands that position themselves as purpose-driven activists dedicated to using profits to further their mission carve out a competitive advantage amongst today’s conscious consumers. Lyft is an...
Marketing and Comms
by E.B. Moss, November 15, 2018
National Geographic has kept pace as the country’s demographics rapidly shift and the cultural definition of immigrants, identity and families continues to evolve, having recently launched a...
Member News | AT&T
grind2energy
  Next week Americans across the country will sit down with their friends and families to celebrate Thanksgiving. Collectively, those families will also throw away an estimated 200 million...
Member News | Procter & Gamble
P&G
The Procter & Gamble Company extends its long history of doing good in the world by bringing the comforts of home to those impacted by disasters, continuing to spark conversations about diversity...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, November 14, 2018
This week, Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN (LOLS), a leading solutions provider advancing and connecting stewardship efforts throughout the food system at scale — from farmers to ag retailers to partners such...
Business Case
by Sustainable Brands, November 14, 2018
“Purpose” is one of three critical dimensions of overall reputation, according to the 2018 Porter Novelli/Cone Purpose Premium Index: How Companies Can Unlock Reputational Gains by Leading with...
Collaboration
by Caroline Holme, November 14, 2018
Our oceans have never been more threatened. The great challenges of overfishing, climate change, pollution and habitat loss have taken a terrible toll, jeopardising vital fish stocks and the lives...
Waste Not
by Gregory Unruh, November 13, 2018
This is the second in a four-part series on geomimicry by renowned author and George Mason University professor Dr. Gregory C. Unruh. Read part one here. Geomimicry, which is the human imitation of...
Member News | Johnson & Johnson
J&J
Now in its second year, the 2018 Africa Innovation Challenge is open to innovators and entrepreneurs from Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria & Ghana among other African countries. The...
Member News | BASF
BASF
BASF has started production of methanol on the basis of renewable raw materials according to the biomass balance approach. The product name is EU-REDcert-methanol. The company replaces fossil raw...
Member News | DuPont
DuPont
In another step toward promoting sustainability and the bio-economy, DuPont Biomaterials has elevated its partnership with The Ellen MacArthur Foundation by joining the organization’s Circular...
Member News | Braskem
Braskem
Braskem, the Americas’ largest resin producer and the world’s leading biopolymer producer, has defined a series of global initiatives to boost the Circular Economy in the production chain of...
Leadership
by Stephanie Williams, November 13, 2018
Following the analysis of over 6,000 studies, the world’s leading climate scientists at the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) last month released a Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°...
Marketing and Comms
by Becky Willan, November 12, 2018
The news last week that the Christmas advert from Iceland — a UK supermarket chain specializing in frozen food — has been banned is a bad decision. Iceland’s advert — a repackaging of a short,...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, November 12, 2018
SAMBAZON — the first company to bring organic açaí to the U.S. — and The Ecology Center, a non-profit eco-educational center, have launched their second annual Greenhouse Initiative. The Greenhouse...
Member News | HEINEKEN USA
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — HEINEKEN USA is proud to announce its $10,000 grant to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) scholarship, helping to support the education of 36 talented and deserving...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, November 9, 2018
Today marks the public launch of a new online tool that will enable global companies to identify the world’s ancient and endangered forests. ForestMapper, developed by international environmental not...
Marketing and Comms
by Carol Cone, November 9, 2018
A growing roster of celebrities are no longer satisfied with endorsing corporate products, instead creating (or at least investing in) their own. Think George Clooney, Dr. Dre, Kate Hudson, Gwyneth...
Cleantech
by Sustainable Brands, November 8, 2018
sonnen, a global market leader in smart residential energy storage, has partnered with Pearl Homes — the U.S. leader in LEED residential development — and Google Home to bring their vision of a...
Behavior Change
by Kate O'Brien, November 8, 2018
This article originally appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org on October 22, 2018. This month, Meeting of the Minds consultant and writer Kate O’Brien connected with José Holguín-Veras — the...
Member News | Nestlé Waters North America
Today, Nestlé Waters North America announced the installation and operation commencement of a third wind turbine at its water bottling facility in Cabazon, California. This week also marks the sixth...
Finance & Investment
by Sustainable Brands, November 7, 2018
Today, the Corporate Reporting Dialogue — a coalition of major international corporate reporting standard setters and framework providers — announced a groundbreaking, two-year project focused on...
Member News | PepsiCo
Recycle
As part of its sustainable plastics vision, PepsiCo, Inc. (PepsiCo) today announced a new goal to strive to use 25 percent recycled content in its plastic packaging by 2025. PepsiCo aims to achieve...
Member News | Timberland
Timberland
Known worldwide for its outdoor heritage and environmental responsibility, Timberland has a longstanding commitment to protect and restore the outdoors. Not only the great outdoors, but the city...
Member News | BASF
BASF employees gear up to tackle blight in the Durfee neighborhood.
  WYANDOTTE, MI, November 1, 2018 – More than 200 BASF employees from southeast Michigan rallied in the Durfee neighborhood of Detroit to help enrich and revitalize areas of the community....
Cleantech
by Haruka Tamura, November 7, 2018
Twenty percent of the world population lacks access to modern electricity, but access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy is crucial to achieving many of the United Nations’ Sustainable...
Member News | LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics has been named 2018 Industry Leader by the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). This top ranking in the highly competitive consumer electronics category follows...
Finance & Investment
by Alissa Stevens, November 6, 2018
Last week at Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’18 conference in Philadelphia, PA, over 300 delegates from brands, NGOs, strategists and practitioners across sectors gathered to...
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