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28 Companies, with Total Market Cap Of $1.3T, Rise to New Level of Climate Ambition
28 Companies, with Total Market Cap Of $1.3T, Rise to New Level of Climate Ambition

2 months ago - Ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit in September, companies commit to set 1.5°C climate targets aligned with a net-zero future, challenging governments to match their ambition.

SB’19 Detroit: Brands Influencing Better Behaviors, Legislation, Supply Chains
SB’19 Detroit: Brands Influencing Better Behaviors, Legislation, Supply Chains

4 months ago - On the fourth and final day of SB’19 Detroit, a host of brands shared lessons learned from efforts to engage consumers on everything from more sustainable food choices and healthier masculinity to much-needed changes in policy.

Global Alliance Commits Over $1B to End Plastic Waste
Global Alliance Commits Over $1B to End Plastic Waste

9 months ago - The global plastics value chain has banded together to advance solutions to plastic waste in the environment.

Novozymes: New enzyme helps poultry farmers produce more from less feed
Novozymes: New enzyme helps poultry farmers produce more from less feed

1 year ago - Novozymes, world leader in biological solutions, and DSM, world leader in animal nutrition, announce the launch of BalanciusTM, a new feed additive for broiler chickens. “Balancius is the first and only feed additive that works by improving gut health for chickens. It allows broilers to better take up nutrients from feed, thus helping them to grow better and farmers to use less feed. No other technology works like this,” says Susanne Palsten Buchardt, Vice President at Novozymes.

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Trending: Improved Resource Efficiency Signals Major Win for Circularity in Fashion, Carpet, Steel
Trending: Improved Resource Efficiency Signals Major Win for Circularity in Fashion, Carpet, Steel

1 year ago - Circular principles continue to drive a more sustainable future, as the fashion, carpet and steel industries zero in on resource efficiency and innovative raw materials.

Trending: New Breakthrough Technologies Find Solutions for Hard-to-Recycle Products
Trending: New Breakthrough Technologies Find Solutions for Hard-to-Recycle Products

2 years ago - Ambitions to reduce waste and move away from a linear economic model are driving companies across the globe to create breakthrough technologies and unique solutions to drive forward the circular economy.

Unilever, Google, Nestlé Join Forces to Transform Global Food Systems
Unilever, Google, Nestlé Join Forces to Transform Global Food Systems

2 years ago - Twenty-five leading global companies, including Google, Nestlé, Unilever, PepsiCo, DuPont and Kellogg’s announced during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland that they were joining together to launch FReSH, the Food Reform for Sustainability and Health program, under the leadership of the World Business Council for Sustainable

Nestlé, Tesco, Unilever CEOs Among 'Champions 12.3,' Determined to Halve Global Food Waste
Nestlé, Tesco, Unilever CEOs Among 'Champions 12.3,' Determined to Halve Global Food Waste

3 years ago - On Wednesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, 30 CEOs, government ministers, global institution executives, and civil society leaders announced the launch of the latest full-scale attack on global food waste: an all-sector collaboration aimed at increasing political and social momentum to achieve Target 12.3 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Industry-Led Roundtable for Product Social Metrics Expanding Into Multi-Stakeholder Group
Industry-Led Roundtable for Product Social Metrics Expanding Into Multi-Stakeholder Group

3 years ago - The Roundtable for Product Social Metrics — a coalition of multinational consumer product companies aimed at developing a comprehensive, consistent methodology for businesses to measure the social impacts of products, launched in 2013 — announced Monday that it is now moving forward as a multi-stakeholder organization, opening its doors to interested companies, industry associations, NGOs, researchers and consultants to join the collaboration.

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CDP: Competitive Advantages for Chemical Companies Leading in Preparing for a Low-Carbon Economy
CDP: Competitive Advantages for Chemical Companies Leading in Preparing for a Low-Carbon Economy

4 years ago - The latest quarterly sector research report from CDP ranks companies in one of the highest-emitting sectors — diversified chemicals — based on a number of emissions-related metrics which, in aggregate, could have a material impact on company performance. It reveals which companies in the sector are best prepared for the future in developing sustainable products, enhancing efficiency or addressing regulatory change across sector-specific environmental metrics.

Dear SB Vanguard: Is Competition in Business Inherently Destructive?
Dear SB Vanguard: Is Competition in Business Inherently Destructive?

4 years ago - This is the latest in a series of posts in which we will poll our global community of business leaders and practitioners — the “SB Vanguard” — on a variety of issues pertinent to the evolving sustainable business landscape.

From Theory to Practice: Phase 3 of the Roundtable for Product Social Metrics
From Theory to Practice: Phase 3 of the Roundtable for Product Social Metrics

4 years ago - Back in 2013, PRé and seven frontrunner companies developed a vision to create a standardised and trusted methodology to assess the social impacts of products. Creating such a methodology together would avoid the drawbacks of each company developing its own methodology. Two years later, the Roundtable for Product Social Metrics has reached its third phase.The aim of the product social footprinting methodology was not only to measure and reduce social risks in the supply chain but also to identify improvement opportunities, reduce the social footprint of products and drive innovation.

Ahoy! Five Global Shippers Collaborate to Drive Sea Freight Sustainability
Ahoy! Five Global Shippers Collaborate to Drive Sea Freight Sustainability

4 years ago - This week, five major companies from the beverage and chemical industries announced a collaboration on sustainability initiatives in the shipping sector. FrieslandCampina, AB InBev, AkzoNobel, DSM and Huntsman will join forces under the BICEPS (Boosting Initiatives for Collaborative Emission-reduction with the Power of Shippers) network to create momentum for sustainability improvements in shipping.

Over 40 CEOs Urge World Leaders to Take Concrete Climate Action, Just as G7 Ministers Pledge to Do Just That
Over 40 CEOs Urge World Leaders to Take Concrete Climate Action, Just as G7 Ministers Pledge to Do Just That

4 years ago - On Friday, 43 CEOs from some of the world’s largest corporations signed an open letter urging attendants of the upcoming Paris Climate Summit (November 30th-December 11th) to deliver an ambitious climate change agreement, while pledging to reduce their own greenhouse gas emissions. Released almost simultaneously, a report commissioned by the G7 Foreign Ministers also recommended concrete actions that foreign ministers can take to increase the climate-resilience of weak states.

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Industry Leaders Weigh In on Methodology for Measuring Products' Social Impacts
Industry Leaders Weigh In on Methodology for Measuring Products' Social Impacts

4 years ago - In September, a Roundtable of companies comprised of Ahold, AkzoNobel, BASF, BMW Group, Goodyear, L’Oréal, Marks & Spencer, Philips, RB, Steelcase, DSM and PRé Sustainability published a handbook on how to conduct a Product Social Impact Assessment.

12 Industry Leaders Unveil Methodology for Assessing Social Impacts of Products
12 Industry Leaders Unveil Methodology for Assessing Social Impacts of Products

5 years ago - A group of companies united in the Roundtable for Product Social Metrics today announces the publication of the Handbook for Product Social Impact Assessment, a practical tool for assessing a product’s social impacts throughout its life cycle. The handbook is the result of a unique collaborative effort of a group of market leaders across a variety of industries.

Measuring the Social Footprint of Products — Why Bother?
Measuring the Social Footprint of Products — Why Bother?

5 years ago - For over 20 years, PRé has been the metrics solutions partner for first-movers in a variety of industries aiming to create business value from sustainable products. Perhaps best known for their pioneering SimaPRO LCA software, PRé has recently shifted its focus to examine the social impacts of products. We spoke with Renée Morin, president of PRé North America, to find out more about the company’s new direction and what it has learned so far.

WEF, Ellen MacArthur Foundation Project Circular Economy Can Generate US$1T Annually by 2025
WEF, Ellen MacArthur Foundation Project Circular Economy Can Generate US$1T Annually by 2025

5 years ago - A new report released Friday by the World Economic Forum (WEF) at its annual meeting in Davos, in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), contends that over US$1 trillion a year could be generated for the global economy by 2025 and 100,000 new jobs created within the next five years if companies focused on building circular supply chains to increase the rate of recycling, reuse and remanufacture.

People Perspectives in Sustainable Innovation
People Perspectives in Sustainable Innovation

5 years ago - The environment has been an impetus for innovation in the last couple of years. Assessing products’ ecological impact helps companies to spot new product opportunities with reduced planet footprint and a sound business case.DSM, the global science-based company, active in health, nutrition and materials, wants to create triple value along the dimensions of People, Planet and Profit, underscoring its mission of ‘Bright Science, Brighter Living.’ DSM wants contribute to a sustainable world in which people can flourish, now and for generations to come.

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Royal DSM Approves Genomatica's Bio-Based BDO for Use in Arnitel Thermoplastics
Royal DSM Approves Genomatica's Bio-Based BDO for Use in Arnitel Thermoplastics

6 years ago - Royal DSM, the global life sciences and materials sciences company, announced last week that in-depth testing has proven that Genomatica’s renewable form of the organic compound 1,4-butanediol (BDO) has excellent purity and shows equivalent performance as fossil-based BDO. The company says using BDO made with Genomatica's bio-based process technology in its Arnitel thermoplastic products can increase Arnitel's bio-based content up to 73%; because of this and its level of performance, DSM says it considers the renewable BDO a suitable raw material for commercial production of Arnitel.

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