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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...
Member News | Procter & Gamble
Tide Eco-Box
Tide has reimagined its classic liquid detergent with a new Eco-Box package containing an ultra-concentrated formula designed for eCommerce. The Tide Eco-Box has been in development for the past year...
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...
Marketing and Comms
by Jeb Ory, November 6, 2018
Companies have long run sustainability initiatives that exclude customers. To be fair, these companies have donated a percentage of profits to charities, volunteered employee time, reduced emissions...
Organizational Change
by Simon Mainwaring, November 6, 2018
Corporate culture sets the groundwork for how your team interacts with each other and your customers. It’s the secret sauce that brings together cohesion, community and motivation. In a recent...
New Metrics
by Alexandra Smith, November 5, 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...
New Metrics
by Anonymous, November 5, 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...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Gregory Unruh, November 5, 2018
This is the first in a series of posts by Dr. Gregory Unruh about geomimicry and its implications for sustainability. Anyone immersed in the world of sustainability has heard of biomimicry — the...
Marketing and Comms
by Shannon Valdes, November 2, 2018
While sustainability and citizenship mean different things to different people, these terms are most commonly associated with a company’s impact on the external world, focusing heavily on social and...
Organizational Change
by Monique Oxender, November 2, 2018
Every day, millions of Americans drink, on average, 2.1 cups of coffee; each cup takes about a hundred beans to brew1. Each bean must go through harvesting, wet milling, drying, dry milling, storing...
New Metrics
by Mia Overall, November 1, 2018
This week at Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’18 conference in Philadelphia, PA, over 300 delegates from brands, NGOs, strategists and practitioners across sectors gathered to share their latest...
The Next Economy
by Maxine Perella, November 1, 2018
This week, circular economy experts from over 20 countries convened in Scotland as Glasgow hosted the third annual Circular Economy Hotspot. Glasgow used the occasion to announce its intention to...
Member News | UPS
UPS
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) earlier this week presented UPS with a SmartWay Excellence award, which recognizes leading carriers who have made significant contributions to reducing...
Chemistry, Materials & Packaging
by Matt Van Duinen, November 1, 2018
If you’ve been around the building products industry in the last five years, you’ve probably encountered conversations about transparency — around material health, chemical hazards, environmental...
Member News | United Parcel Service
ATLANTA, October, 31 2018 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) earlier this week presented UPS (NYSE:UPS) with a SmartWay Excellence award, which recognizes leading...
Supply Chain
by Sustainable Brands, October 31, 2018
With the Our Ocean conference taking place in Bali, Indonesia, this week, ocean sustainability has been a hot topic: The event burst with sweeping commitments from the public and private sector alike...
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