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LEAD on Climate 2020 to Be Largest-Ever Virtual Lawmaker Advocacy Day for Climate Action
LEAD on Climate 2020 to Be Largest-Ever Virtual Lawmaker Advocacy Day for Climate Action

4 months ago - 300+ businesses in the largest-ever call to action from business leaders to the US Congress will call for a build-back-better strategy that centers around a resilient, clean energy economy.

Will We Get Closer to Circularity in 2020?
Will We Get Closer to Circularity in 2020?

7 months ago - While the concept of a circular economy has made its way into the public consciousness; unfortunately, as of 2018, circularity globally is only at 9%. In order for circularity to deliver on its potential in this decade, we’ll need to see more of the following …

More Major Retailers Are Saying ‘Forever Chemicals No More’
More Major Retailers Are Saying ‘Forever Chemicals No More’

7 months ago - To paraphrase Voltaire: “With great market power comes great responsibility.” Retail market leaders are setting the pace in the transition to safer chemistry in their products and packaging. Their actions add up to saying, “Forever chemicals no more.”

Collaboration: A Catalyst for Cutting-Edge Change
Collaboration: A Catalyst for Cutting-Edge Change

8 months ago - It takes a village of visionaries and specialists to galvanize innovative ideas and bring them to fruition. In a recent webinar, Shaw examined a case study in organizations coming together to take a “people-centric approach to sustainability.”

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Next-Gen Impact Measurement Tools a Needed Boost for Companies to Achieve BHAGs
Next-Gen Impact Measurement Tools a Needed Boost for Companies to Achieve BHAGs

9 months ago - “Sustainability” is so last year. This week at New Metrics ’19, we explored the growing range of tools and tricks needed to keep up with demand for next-level goals such as plastic-neutrality, 100% circularity and properly quantified social and product impacts.

SB Oceans: Can Better Business Save Our Seas?
SB Oceans: Can Better Business Save Our Seas?

9 months ago - Over the course of three action-packed days, the inaugural Sustainable Brands Oceans (14-16 Nov) in Porto, Portugal convened a stellar lineup of business leaders laser-focused on saving the ocean while there’s still time. Here’s what we learned from some of the practitioners and storytellers …

Award-Winning Creative Driving Inclusion, Diversity, Civic Engagement
Award-Winning Creative Driving Inclusion, Diversity, Civic Engagement

10 months ago - D&AD Impact is a global initiative and awards program that showcases how creative thinking can be a force for good. This year’s winners highlight solutions including adaptive gaming and furniture design to wildlife conservation to turning the tables on racist rhetoric.

Practitioners Across Industries Embracing Their Role in Ensuring Health of Our Ocean
Practitioners Across Industries Embracing Their Role in Ensuring Health of Our Ocean

10 months ago - Looking ahead to Sustainable Brands Oceans (14-16 November 2019 in Porto, Portugal), we caught up with Katherine Bryar — Head of Global Branding and Communications at BioMar — to find out what’s in store.

Harnessing Business Purpose to Safeguard Our Oceans
Harnessing Business Purpose to Safeguard Our Oceans

10 months ago - Our Ocean 2019 gathered leaders from government, business and civil society to discuss solutions and actions for a clean healthy and productive ocean. It set the stage for bold action to safeguard our oceans — and the sense of urgency is mounting.

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European CEOs Identify 5 'Jobs to Be Done’ to Foster Enduring, Sustainable, Inclusive Growth Model
European CEOs Identify 5 'Jobs to Be Done’ to Foster Enduring, Sustainable, Inclusive Growth Model

11 months ago - Report features insights from discussions with 27 top business leaders as part of Xynteo’s Europe Delivers program — including CEOs of AXA, Danone, EDF Energy, IKEA Group, Mastercard, Nestlé, Nokia, Schneider Electric and Tesco.

Do We Need Science-Based Targets for Plastic?
Do We Need Science-Based Targets for Plastic?

11 months ago - How much plastic recycling is enough to save our seas? It might be time to do the math and set forth quantifiable expectations and accountabilities for plastic production, use and recovery, as we’ve started to do with emissions.

How Brands Can Better Employ Empathy During Pride
How Brands Can Better Employ Empathy During Pride

1 year ago - Although June is the perfect milestone to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, our hope is that brand efforts and progress last throughout the year — and simply become another part of doing good business.

Committing to the Sustainability Journey: How Do You Know When Your Company Is ‘Ready?’
Committing to the Sustainability Journey: How Do You Know When Your Company Is ‘Ready?’

1 year ago - Deciding if you’re ready is a lot like deciding if you’re happy. “Ready” doesn’t mean totally or even confidently prepared. Here’s a starter checklist to help you know when your company is ready — and any one of these can be enough of a spark to light a fire.

SB’19 Paris, Day 2: Virtuous Value Chains, Next-Gen CSR and Redesigning the #GoodLife
SB’19 Paris, Day 2: Virtuous Value Chains, Next-Gen CSR and Redesigning the #GoodLife

1 year ago - Our second day in Paris was chock-full of rich panel discussions with brands trading stories of the evolution of ideas and lessons learned — and still to be learned — on the long, windy road to creating a sustainable consumer economy.

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EDF Unveils Crowdsourced Platform to Accelerate Sustainable Supply Chains
EDF Unveils Crowdsourced Platform to Accelerate Sustainable Supply Chains

1 year ago - Site offers tools to help supply chain professionals meet corporate environmental targets.

Champions 12.3: Restaurants Realize 7:1 ROI by Reducing Food Waste
Champions 12.3: Restaurants Realize 7:1 ROI by Reducing Food Waste

1 year ago - New research finds rather compelling business case for restaurants to reduce the amount of food they throw away.

Trending: Better Furniture Options Enable a ‘Sustainable Life at Home’
Trending: Better Furniture Options Enable a ‘Sustainable Life at Home’

1 year ago - New offerings by IKEA, Loll Designs add more options for consumers invested in living more sustainably.

Unifi, Saint Haven, TreeToTextile Pioneering New Breed of Sustainable Textiles
Unifi, Saint Haven, TreeToTextile Pioneering New Breed of Sustainable Textiles

1 year ago - Market demands continue to drive innovation in sustainable fabrics.

Unilever, EU Build on Plans for Plastics Recycling, But Problems Plague UK
Unilever, EU Build on Plans for Plastics Recycling, But Problems Plague UK

1 year ago - 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 further strides on creating a circular economy for packaging around the world.

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HP, IKEA Join Group Developing Global Supply Chain for Ocean-Bound Plastics
HP, IKEA Join Group Developing Global Supply Chain for Ocean-Bound Plastics

1 year ago - Today, NextWave Plastics — a collaborative, open-source initiative convening leading technology and consumer-focused companies to develop the first global network of ocean-bound plastics supply chains — announced that HP Inc. and IKEA are joining its global consortium. The addition of HP and IKEA marks 10 companies collaborating to “turn off the tap” of plastic entering the ocean.

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