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Shaw Recognizes More Organizations Putting People at the Heart of Sustainability
Shaw Recognizes More Organizations Putting People at the Heart of Sustainability

2 months ago - The nine organizations selected for this year’s sustain[HUMAN]ability® Leadership Recognition Program have displayed tremendous effort and progress to support the wellbeing of people and the planet amid the unprecedented challenges of 2020.

How Amazon Is Scaling Conscious Consumerism by Partnering with Brands, Certifications
How Amazon Is Scaling Conscious Consumerism by Partnering with Brands, Certifications

2 months ago - The e-commerce giant is working with over 20 product-certification partners to deliver product-specific sustainability information to shoppers through its Climate Pledge Friendly program.

Why We Tell the Stories Behind Sustainable Products
Why We Tell the Stories Behind Sustainable Products

3 months ago - Telling the stories of the people and forests behind FSC-certified products deepens consumers’ connections with the brands, and demonstrates the impacts of responsible sourcing. We expect this is just the beginning, due to the clear signals of consumer demand for these stories.

330+ Companies with Ambitious Science-Based Targets Exceeding Paris Emissions Goals
330+ Companies with Ambitious Science-Based Targets Exceeding Paris Emissions Goals

3 months ago - SBTi target-setters are ahead of schedule: Since setting targets, these companies are reducing annual emissions at a rate that exceeds the rate needed to limit warming to 1.5°C.

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Amazon’s ‘Climate Pledge Friendly’ to Make It Easier for Customers to Discover, Shop for Sustainable Products
Amazon’s ‘Climate Pledge Friendly’ to Make It Easier for Customers to Discover, Shop for Sustainable Products

7 months ago - Label launches with 25K+ products endorsed by team of third-party sustainability certifiers. And Amazon’s new ‘Compact by Design’ certification aims to reduce carbon emissions through increased efficiency and better packaging.

Growing Pressure on Brands to Cut Supply Link Tainted with Uyghur Forced Labor
Growing Pressure on Brands to Cut Supply Link Tainted with Uyghur Forced Labor

8 months ago - State-sanctioned camps, forced labor and cultural genocide are something no company should be involved with, directly or indirectly.

Q&A: How Companies Can Benefit from the AFF’s Family Forest Carbon Program
Q&A: How Companies Can Benefit from the AFF’s Family Forest Carbon Program

1 year ago - The American Forest Foundation’s new program harnesses the collective potential of smaller US landowners to help them participate in carbon markets and carbon-credit schemes — not only benefiting them, but helping the companies that support them fuel the fight against climate change.

Jeff Bezos Launches $10B Earth Fund to ‘Preserve and Protect the Natural World’
Jeff Bezos Launches $10B Earth Fund to ‘Preserve and Protect the Natural World’

1 year ago - The Amazon CEO, historically silent on the climate change issue and his company’s role within it, announces his personal vested interest — but critics and Amazon employees want more.

Welcome to the Global Climate Strike: The Largest-Ever Mobilization to Fight Climate Change
Welcome to the Global Climate Strike: The Largest-Ever Mobilization to Fight Climate Change

1 year ago - What began as the Youth Climate Strike — organized by Greta Thunberg’s group, Fridays for Future — has rallied people of all ages who feel compelled to rail against sufficient climate action around the world.

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Amazon Makes Surprise Climate Pledge to Meet Paris Agreement 10 Years Early
Amazon Makes Surprise Climate Pledge to Meet Paris Agreement 10 Years Early

1 year ago - The tech giant — until now largely silent re climate goals — commits to net zero carbon by 2040, 100% renewable energy by 2030, $100 million in reforestation projects around the world.

180 CEOs Redefine Corporate Purpose to Promote ‘An Economy That Serves All’
180 CEOs Redefine Corporate Purpose to Promote ‘An Economy That Serves All’

1 year ago - The new Statement outlines a modern standard for corporate responsibility; while framed in the context of the US, it should serve as a new standard for business globally. 

New Reports Reveal Details, Impacts of Efforts To Tackle Plastic Waste and Pollution
New Reports Reveal Details, Impacts of Efforts To Tackle Plastic Waste and Pollution

2 years ago - In the first New Plastics Economy Global Commitment report, major companies publish data on their annual plastic packaging volumes, many for the first time; while Closed Loop Partners’ 2018 Impact Report measures the effect their investments are having on reducing emissions, diverting valuable commodities from landfill and creating jobs.

Trending: Taking the Carbon, Waste Out of eCommerce
Trending: Taking the Carbon, Waste Out of eCommerce

2 years ago - Between Amazon and Etsy’s carbon-neutral ambitions, and more and more options for circular shipping containers, the millions of tons of emissions and waste generated by e-commerce could soon be a thing of the past.

How Your Company Can Tackle Toxics in 2019
How Your Company Can Tackle Toxics in 2019

2 years ago - Brands should take note of a new retail sustainability trend that responds to growing consumer demand for healthier products and full ingredient disclosure.

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Why Online Retailers Are in Danger of Losing the 'Retail Wars'
Why Online Retailers Are in Danger of Losing the 'Retail Wars'

2 years ago - It’s a conflict which threatens to change the way we eat, shop and live. But unless you pay attention to the business pages, you may not have heard of the “retail wars.” For the uninitiated, ‘retail wars’ is the name given to the intensifying conflict between online retailers and their more traditional, physical counterparts over an increasingly crowded retail space.

The New Black: How New Breed of Consumers Will Spend Money, Energy This Friday
The New Black: How New Breed of Consumers Will Spend Money, Energy This Friday

2 years ago - During this season of giving, many of today’s more discerning consumers won’t be joining the masses scrambling to answer the siren call to stock up on discounted “stuff” — they’ll be remembering the values meant to be at the heart of this season, by taking REI’s advice to #OptOutside to enjoy nature and giving back by cleaning up; and when they do shop, they’re increasingly basing their loyalty and purchasing decisions on companies’ reputations rather than just product features and price.

'Purpose Premium' Found to Create Reputational Gains for Companies
'Purpose Premium' Found to Create Reputational Gains for Companies

2 years ago - “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 Purpose.

To Market Sustainability, Focus on What Consumers Love, Not What They Hate
To Market Sustainability, Focus on What Consumers Love, Not What They Hate

2 years ago - 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 companies attract consumers who were revolting against the polluting impacts of standard manufacturing practices and products. But doing so ignored what potential customers still wanted, whether a product was sustainable or not: delicious taste, high performance, reliable quality and comfort, and overall satisfaction. Consider the ominous ads for the first Prius, which started running in 2001. The only virtue they extolled was fuel efficiency, and portrayed oil drills as monsters.

Q&A: YouNoodle on Why Startups Can Be Key to Your Sustainability Strategy
Q&A: YouNoodle on Why Startups Can Be Key to Your Sustainability Strategy

2 years ago - 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 think of for advice on corporate sustainability strategy. But as the industrial era is replaced by a more entrepreneurial society, YouNoodle is helping brands and organizations keep up with disruptive innovation — and the sustainability space could certainly use more of that.

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Closed Loop Fund Launches FlexPack Recovery Challenge, Gets $10M Infusion from Amazon
Closed Loop Fund Launches FlexPack Recovery Challenge, Gets $10M Infusion from Amazon

2 years ago - Amazon today announced that it will invest $10 million in Closed Loop Fund to support recycling infrastructure in the United States. The investment will increase the availability of curbside recycling for 3 million homes in communities across the country, making it easier for customers to recycle and further develop end markets for recycled commodities. The investment will divert 1 million tons of recyclable material from landfill into the recycling stream and eliminate the equivalent of 2 million metric tons of CO2 by 2028 — equivalent to shutting down a coal-fired power plant for six months.

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