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DuPont Puts a Spotlight on Spandex Replacement, Driving Thought Leadership at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2019
DuPont Puts a Spotlight on Spandex Replacement, Driving Thought Leadership at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2019

2 months ago - DuPont highlights its Sorona® fiber as a replacement for Spandex (elastane), offering versatile solutions and long-lasting mechanical stretch.

AI, Biomaterials, Circularity: The A-B-Cs of a Flourishing Future
AI, Biomaterials, Circularity: The A-B-Cs of a Flourishing Future

3 months ago - On Monday and Tuesday at SB’19 Detroit, dozens of encouraging stories and divergent strategies emerged from the growing roster of organizations on a mission to improve some of our most common products and services.

Coalition of CEOs Calls on Congress to Enact Market-Based Climate Strategy
Coalition of CEOs Calls on Congress to Enact Market-Based Climate Strategy

3 months ago - The CEOs of 13 US and Global Fortune 500 companies, in collaboration with four leading environmental groups, have issued a call for action on climate change — including an economy-wide carbon pricing policy to meet the climate challenge at the lowest possible cost.

Moving Targets: How to Set Truly Transformative Sustainability Goals
Moving Targets: How to Set Truly Transformative Sustainability Goals

3 months ago - Reporting and goal-setting are inextricably linked, yet at opposite ends of the sustainability process. Rather than starting with past progress, sustainability leaders have realized that greater accomplishments start with a stronger and clearer vision of what the future should look like.

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DuPont Nutrition & Health: Meat Alternative Segment Expands as Consumers Motivated by Health
DuPont Nutrition & Health: Meat Alternative Segment Expands as Consumers Motivated by Health

5 months ago - DuPont Nutrition & Health shared insights today showing consumer attitudes toward plant-based meat alternatives reveal significant interest and market opportunity in the meat-free, meal solution segment.

JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018
JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018

9 months ago - JUST Capital and Forbes today released the 2018 list of America’s Most JUST Companies, an annual ranking of the 1,000 largest publicly traded US corporations on the issues Americans care about most, including fair pay and good benefits, customer treatment and privacy, beneficial products, environmental impact, job creation, and community support in the US and abroad, as well as ethical leadership and long-term financial growth.

DuPont Sustainable Solutions Introduces New Innovation Management Consulting Practice
DuPont Sustainable Solutions Introduces New Innovation Management Consulting Practice

9 months ago - DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) today announced the launch of a new global Innovation Management consulting practice that is specifically designed to enable B2B clients to bring more high value-added products and business models to market, profitably.

DuPont Biomaterials Joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s CE100 – A Pre-competitive Innovation Program Accelerating the Transition to a Circular Economy
DuPont Biomaterials Joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s CE100 – A Pre-competitive Innovation Program Accelerating the Transition to a Circular Economy

10 months ago - In another step toward promoting sustainability and the bio-economy, DuPont Biomaterials has elevated its partnership with The Ellen MacArthur Foundation by joining the organization’s Circular Economy 100 (CE100) initiative. The pre-competitive innovation program brings together corporates, governments and cities, academic institutions, emerging innovators and affiliates in a unique multi-stakeholder platform to learn and collaborate for a circular economy.

Four new members join the Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 Network
Four new members join the Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 Network

10 months ago - Procter & Gamble, a multi-national consumer goods corporation which specialises in cleaning agents, personal care and hygiene products, and has operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide. The company has been working to incorporate circularity into their supply chain for many years, and indeed, P&G's focus on waste has allowed their global facilities to successfully divert over 5 million tonnes of would be waste from landfills since 2008. They have recently announced their Ambition 2030 for the decade ahead which includes commitments to reduce their supply chain footprint and striving to drive circular solutions.

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Global Practitioners Gather to Compare Notes on Redesigning the #GoodLife
Global Practitioners Gather to Compare Notes on Redesigning the #GoodLife

11 months ago - Last year, the Sustainable Brands community gathered around the world throughout the year to share insights on how they – and their customers – were “redefining the good life.” This year, the conversation has progressed from the ‘what’ to the ‘how’ of designing the sustainable future in which we all want to live.

Stakeholders Collaborating for a More Sustainable Bioeconomy
Stakeholders Collaborating for a More Sustainable Bioeconomy

11 months ago - Over the last few years, the bioeconomy — a global economy that uses biological resources and waste from the land and sea as inputs to food, industrial and energy production — has been a major point of discussion for scientists and policymakers alike. According to the World Economic Forum, our bioeconomy is far from sustainable as it presently exists, as companies across many industries continue to rely on environmentally damaging practices.

DowDuPont Named to FTSE4Good Index Series
DowDuPont Named to FTSE4Good Index Series

1 year ago - DowDuPont™ (NYSE: DWDP) announced today that it was named a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. FTSE4Good was created by the global index provider, FTSE Russell, and is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

Q&A: DuPont Sorona and the Evolution, and Revolution, of Biomaterials
Q&A: DuPont Sorona and the Evolution, and Revolution, of Biomaterials

1 year ago - Over his more than 30 years in the business, Mike Saltzberg has seen firsthand how sustainability has grown to be of equal consideration with technical performance and cost in the development of new biomaterials. Saltzberg is the Global Business Director for Biomaterials at DuPont Industrial Biosciences, the team that ideates and develops products derived from bio-based materials. Among their innovations is DuPont™ Sorona®, a partially plant-based fiber increasingly used in apparel and carpet.

Can Lessons from the Slow Food Movement Fuel Slow Fashion?
Can Lessons from the Slow Food Movement Fuel Slow Fashion?

1 year ago - Grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops have wholeheartedly embraced the slow food movement, with phrases such as "certified organic," "fair-trade" and "all-natural" plastered across product packaging and menus. While each of these designations means something specific, in the eyes of many along the supply chain including the end user, they all can deliver a similar message of high quality.

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Trending: New EMF Collaborative, G-Star RAW, Parsons Students Latest to ‘Make Fashion Circular’
Trending: New EMF Collaborative, G-Star RAW, Parsons Students Latest to ‘Make Fashion Circular’

1 year ago - The Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) has launched a new industry collaborative to build on the vision outlined in its New Textiles Economy report.

U.S. Plastics Producers Aim to Recycle or Recover 100% of Plastic Packaging by 2040
U.S. Plastics Producers Aim to Recycle or Recover 100% of Plastic Packaging by 2040

1 year ago - Three new goals to enhance the circular economy for plastics and reduce packaging waste have been announced by leading U.S. plastic producers including BASF, Dow, DuPont and Braskem.

DuPont & Archer Daniels Midland Company Open Groundbreaking Biobased Pilot Facility in Illinois
DuPont & Archer Daniels Midland Company Open Groundbreaking Biobased Pilot Facility in Illinois

1 year ago - DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) announced the opening of the world’s first biobased furan dicarboxylic methyl ester (FDME) pilot production facility in Decatur, Illinois. The plant is the centerpiece of a long-standing collaboration that will help bring a greater variety of sustainably sourced biomaterials into the lives of consumers. Nearly one-tenth of the world’s oil is used to make the plastic products we use every day. From shampoo bottles to frozen food containers, fossil-fuel-based plastics are virtually impossible to avoid because of a lack of commercially available alternatives — a significant gap in the marketplace that DuPont and ADM’s new biobased FDME will help address.

DuPont Nutrition & Health Advances Global Leadership Role in Sustainability
DuPont Nutrition & Health Advances Global Leadership Role in Sustainability

1 year ago - Rising to meet the challenges of achieving global sustainable development is expected to require all the major stakeholders around the world to work together. DuPont Nutrition & Health is among this group that aims to make a greater impact on the food and beverage industry value chain.

Why Sustainability Is the Future of the Chemical Industry
Why Sustainability Is the Future of the Chemical Industry

1 year ago - By 2020, the market for “green” chemistry is expected to reach $100 billion globally, with North America seeing an increase from $3 billion to over $20 billion during the same period. This growth, essential to the future of our planet, is a sign that the industry is engaged in much-needed change. Today, 8.3 percent of all deaths and 5.7 percent of the total burden of disease worldwide are related to chemical exposure.

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Thinking More Sustainably Across the Apparel Supply Chain
Thinking More Sustainably Across the Apparel Supply Chain

1 year ago - Sustainable production standards for clothing continue to rise, with attention to sustainable materials and practices becoming a more integral part of the global apparel industry. In an effort to mitigate its impact on the environment, the sector has been taking important steps toward more sustainable product solutions. But are we doing enough?

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