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Member News | AT&T
AT&T has been a champion for its’ LGBTQ employees for over 40 years! In 1975, AT&T was one of the very first American companies to prohibit discrimination against employees based on sexual...
Member News | United Parcel Service
ATLANTA, September 18, 2018 –UPS (NYSE: UPS) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the sixth consecutive year and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, September 18, 2018
This week, SAP UKI announced plans to work with partners to pilot a “Plastics Cloud,” which will collect existing and live data from across the plastics supply chain to spark new ideas for waste...
Finance & Investment
by Gil Crawford, September 18, 2018
As the world’s focus turns to the opening of the United Nations’ 73rd session of the General Assembly, attention will turn to the state of progress on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),...
Member News | United Parcel Service
ATLANTA, September 17, 2018 – UPS(NYSE:UPS) today announced a more than $1 million commitment through The UPS Foundation in support of recovery efforts following the devastating flooding,...
Cleantech
by Sustainable Brands, September 17, 2018
A documentary called The New Fire tells a controversial yet hopeful story about the young entrepreneurs fueling a new energy revolution, working to turn a vilified technology — nuclear...
Member News | Stanley Black & Decker
Company named to World Index for first time and North America Index for eighth consecutive year NEW BRITAIN, Conn., Sept. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE :SWK...
Leadership
by David A. Klar, September 17, 2018
We live in the Fourth Industrial Revolution – an era with unprecedented technological advancement. This revolution has also come at a time with serious global ecological and social challenges....
Chemistry, Materials & Packaging
by Sustainable Brands, September 17, 2018
Signatories of the Chemical Footprint Project — companies across a range of industries with $2.78 trillion in assets under management and over $700 billion in purchasing power — are asking their...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, September 14, 2018
The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch non-profit organization that made waves in 2015 with its grand plans and new approach to ridding the oceans of plastic, last weekend launched the world’s first ocean...
Member News | HEINEKEN USA
More than 57 million Hispanics call the United States home. And their native languages, cuisines, beverages, art, and music have become integral parts of the daily lifestyles of Americans from all...
Collaboration
by Sustainable Brands, September 14, 2018
On Thursday, Dr. Victor Santiago Pineda — a globally recognized disability rights expert, President of World Enabled and Director of the Inclusive Cities Lab at the University of California Berkeley...
Organizational Change
by Sustainable Brands, September 14, 2018
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offer many business opportunities for companies while addressing critical operational risks, according to a new report produced by audit, tax and advisory...
Member News | Shaw Industries
Shaw Contract - A Walk In The Garden
Shaw Contract, a division of Shaw Industries and a leading flooring manufacturer serving commercial properties worldwide, has officially joined the World Green Building Council’s Net Zero Carbon...
Collaboration
by Sustainable Brands, September 13, 2018
Today, among a flurry of big announcements at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, Salesforce announced its leadership in the creation of the Step Up Declaration...
New Metrics
by Sustainable Brands, September 13, 2018
Companies representing roughly one-eighth of total global market capitalization are now using climate science to define their future direction. Nearly three years on from the Paris Agreement and with...
Member News | Unilever
by Jed Nugal,
Note: This article originally appeared in the 3BL Media Walmart newsroom on September 13, 2018. Today, at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, USA, Unilever committed to...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, September 13, 2018
FoodShot Global today launches a new investment platform aimed at accelerating food system transformation through an annual challenge — a call for “Moonshots for Better Food” that will create a...
Behavior Change
by Clayton Miller, September 13, 2018
In the early days of my career, more years ago than I care to admit, I spent a good part of my time explaining to people what e-waste was, that it was hazardous and that it shouldn’t be landfilled. I...
Waste Not
by Kelsey Halling, September 13, 2018
One of the most frequently asked questions I get when pitching Thread is “what happens if you run out of plastic to recycle?” The shoreline in Haiti | Image credit: CoastalCare.org At Thread we...
Member News | Sustana
We recently spoke with Jay Hunsberger, vice president of marketing and sales at new SB Corporate Member company, Sustana. He shared why sustainability is critical to their work as a producer of...
Finance & Investment
by Nithin Coca, September 12, 2018
Big news from California: The state legislature has just passed a bill, SB 964, that requires two massive pension funds run by the state, the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)...
Walking the Talk
by Sustainable Brands, September 12, 2018
The majority of US citizens (62 percent) say they believe climate change is a problem but feel unempowered to address it, according to the 2018 Cone/Porter Novelli Climate Change Snapshot —...
Member News | Sustana
Sustana promotes and applies sustainable manufacturing and business practices to deliver premium, eco-friendly recycled fibers to customers across North America. One example of this is the unique...
Behavior Change
by Ryan Cooper, September 12, 2018
There’s something about your menu that you may not have noticed — a lot of it is trash. But it’s not the quality we’re talking about; it’s the waste. Food waste makes up a large amount of the...
Member News | Dow
by Jed Nugal,
The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) sent 43 of its global leaders to Mumbai, India this week to address pressing local challenges related to sustainable housing, environmental cleanup, diversity and...
The Next Economy
by Brenden Millstein, September 11, 2018
Capitalism will save the planet. And I’ll tell you why. This week, leaders from around the world have descended on San Francisco for Gov. Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg’s Global Climate Action...
Cleantech
by Sam Arons, September 11, 2018
Earlier this year, we announced our Green Cities Initiative, a new business unit dedicating significant resources to tackling climate change. As Lyft continues to grow, we have an increasing...
Member News | ProcterGamble, Dow
by Jed Nugal,
Today, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) announced the winners of the 2018 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation, which recognizes the packaging industry’s top achievements in innovative packaging...
The Next Economy
by Meredith Ferguson, September 11, 2018
New York Fashion Week is here and there is a growing fashion movement that has the potential to fundamentally change the industry: sustainable fashion. If designers want to endear themselves to Gen Z...
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