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Marketing and Comms
by Diane MacEachern, October 31, 2018
Early marketing for products promising sustainability was all about what they “weren’t.” Tofurky wasn’t meat. Soy milk wasn’t dairy. Solar wasn’t coal. Positioning against the negative helped...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, October 31, 2018
Earlier this month, Nike announced the winners of its Circular Innovation Challenge, which called for new products using Nike Grind — Nike's ground-up post-factory and post-consumer materials — and...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, October 30, 2018
Rubicon Global — a technology company providing waste, recycling and smart city solutions to businesses and governments worldwide — along with the University of Pennsylvania Wharton Business School’s...
Member News | EcoVadis
PARIS, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoVadis, the leader in business sustainability ratings for global supply chains, has announced today a three-year partnership with the...
Behavior Change
by Tony Shumpert, October 30, 2018
The apparel and footwear industry accounts for 8 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions — that’s almost as much as the total emissions of the European Union. And the number of fashion cycles for...
Member News | Dow
Sometimes a great notion matters. Sometimes a great notion matters a huge amount. In this case, the great notion was the Michigan Source Reduction Initiative (MSRI). Few people remember MSRI, but its...
Waste Not
by Sustainable Brands, October 30, 2018
Working with customers of all sizes, B Corporation Rubicon Global is advancing its mission to end waste worldwide through delivering comprehensive waste reduction and recycling programs for its...
Member News | Sustainable Brands
SAN FRANCISCO, October 29, 2018 — The Sustainable Brands® community gathers today in Philadelphia, PA to kick off the 8th annual New Metrics conference. Over 300 global executives from brands like...
Member News | Quantis
Plastic waste and pollution have captured the attention of the public, governments, and businesses around the world. The search for solutions has started, and there is growing recognition that quick-...
Walking the Talk
by Carol Cone, October 29, 2018
Arriving on the heels of Hurricane Florence, Hurricane Michael proved again that companies are making significant commitments to relief and recovery efforts in the wake of natural disasters. Our...
by Sustainable Brands, October 29, 2018
NOTE: This article was updated on October 30, 2018 at 11:45am ET. A Global Commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at the source has been signed by 250 organisations including many of the...
Business Case
by Valerie Wang, October 26, 2018
Countries with peace and security thrive in terms of economic development and human rights advancements, while those that suffer from weak governance cannot seem to break the cycle of chronic...
New Metrics
by Martin Rich, October 26, 2018
Novo Nordisk is the first global company to have completed a Future-Fit self-assessment and to have the results independently assured. In advance of Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’18 event next...
Marketing and Comms
by Sérgio Brodsky, October 26, 2018
The brand communications crisis is not an urban legend, albeit just as scary Between 2001 and 2002, Brazil went through its largest energy crisis. The lack of infrastructure planning combined with...
The Next Economy
by Sustainable Brands, October 25, 2018
This week, building on news that HP, Inc and IKEA joined a global consortium working to develop the first global network of ocean-bound plastics supply chains, the public and private sector made...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, October 25, 2018
A growing number of forward-thinking companies have set about redesigning urban mobility solutions to meet the needs of modern cities and their citizens — from Lyft committing to providing carbon-...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, October 25, 2018
Well known as a technology engine — with a global network of 200,000+ startups that has powered a 1000+ innovation/startup competitions and challenges — YouNoodle might not be the first company you...
Member News | Danone
Danone announces a series of new commitments and actions to ensure its packaging will become 100% circular, and to accelerate the global transition towards a circular economy of packaging. This...
Finance & Investment
by Sustainable Brands, October 24, 2018
The Hispanic Federation, together with actor Lin-Manuel Miranda and his family, today announced the launch of a five-year initiative to revitalize Puerto Rico’s coffee sector. The founding partners...
Waste Not
by Tom Szaky, October 24, 2018
Consumers are increasingly told to recycle more, say ‘no’ to plastic straws, bring reusable bags and containers for shopping, and prevent food waste by buying local and composting scraps. With the...
Member News | LG Electronics
Mike Pepperman
We recently spoke with Mike Pepperman, corporate social responsibility and community relations manager at LG Electronics, about why he’s so inspired by LGE’s work supporting sustainable happiness for...
Member News | Sustainable Brands
by Eda Isik,
EcoAct, Novo Nordisk, B Lab and others sharing new research and performance metrics, Oct 29-31 in Philadelphia SAN FRANCISCO, October 24, 2018 – Members of the Sustainable Brands® community will...
Behavior Change
by Sustainable Brands, October 24, 2018
For the fourth year in a row, this Black Friday, REI will close all 153 stores, process no online payments and pay more than 12,000 employees to #OptOutside with friends and family. Since...
Member News | Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain Incorporated™ (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services, today announced the signing of a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with an affiliate of...
Member News | Dow
Keep America Beautiful
The Dow Chemical Company is again teaming up with national nonprofit and long-standing collaborator Keep America Beautiful to award up to $100,000 in grants for organizations to establish Hefty®...
Marketing and Comms
by Sustainable Brands, October 23, 2018
Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and British creative consultancy Radley Yeldar released the sixth edition of Reporting matters — WBCSD’s annual review of member...
Product, Service & Design Innovation
by Sustainable Brands, October 23, 2018
Consumers report that the prevailing reason why they buy bottled water is "convenience." Anyone can search online for the nearest gas station, coffee shop or nail salon, but when it comes to thirst,...
Walking the Talk
by Nithin Coca, October 22, 2018
Next month’s election could potentially be historic for Washington State, where voters will have the choice of enacting the first-in-the-nation carbon fee — a concrete measure to reduce greenhouse...
Member News | BASF
HOUSTON, TX –  ExxonMobil Catalysts and Licensing LLC and  BASF Corporation are conducting a full scale commercial demonstration of a new gas treating solvent at Imperial Oil’s Sarnia...
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