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What Will Be Your Organization’s Authentic Purpose in 2021?
What Will Be Your Organization’s Authentic Purpose in 2021?

5 days ago - The power of authentic purpose comes from integrating it into an organization such that it generates shared value for all stakeholders. Here are my suggestions for organizations to define and integrate a truly authentic, activated purpose.

New Tool Keeps Sky-High Eye on Sustainable Agriculture’s geoFootprint
New Tool Keeps Sky-High Eye on Sustainable Agriculture’s geoFootprint

1 month ago - The multi-stakeholder geoFootprint initiative, led by Quantis, allows businesses to assess risks posed by changes in climate, water availability and quality, soil health and biodiversity to secure supply chains and the future of food.

Collaborative SourceUp Platform to Accelerate Sustainability of Entire Sourcing Regions
Collaborative SourceUp Platform to Accelerate Sustainability of Entire Sourcing Regions

1 month ago - IDH - The Sustainable Trade Initiative and brand partners including Mars, PepsiCo and Unilever have developed the platform to enable a landscape approach to sustainable commodity sourcing.

Consumer Goods Giants Unite to Support Vulnerable Communities Impacted by COVID-19
Consumer Goods Giants Unite to Support Vulnerable Communities Impacted by COVID-19

2 months ago - Colgate-Palmolive, General Mills, L'Oréal, Tesco, Unilever and 40 more of the world’s largest food and personal care brands, retailers and manufacturers will provide local aid to communities that have been hardest hit by the pandemic.

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US Plastics Pact Aims to Ignite Further Change Toward Circular Economy for Plastic
US Plastics Pact Aims to Ignite Further Change Toward Circular Economy for Plastic

6 months ago - 60+ brands, retailers, government agencies, and NGOs collaborate to advance all plastic packaging to become reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.

Trending: Heritage Brands Rush to Distance Themselves from Racially Stereotyped Images
Trending: Heritage Brands Rush to Distance Themselves from Racially Stereotyped Images

8 months ago - Amidst the social unrest that has flooded the US since the murder of George Floyd, four household-name food brands, whose brand identities have long centered around racial stereotypes, are updating their images and logos to reflect the changing societal consciousness.

155 Business Leaders Push Governments for Net Zero COVID-Recovery Plan
155 Business Leaders Push Governments for Net Zero COVID-Recovery Plan

9 months ago - In the largest-ever, UN-backed, CEO-led climate advocacy effort, major multinationals — all part of the Science Based Targets initiative — reaffirm their own commitments to achieving zero-carbon economy and call on governments to match their ambition.

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

9 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.

Candy Giants Rated on Commitments to Create Better Chocolate
Candy Giants Rated on Commitments to Create Better Chocolate

10 months ago - International advocacy groups publish joint consumer purchasing guide to more ethical chocolate choices, just in time for Easter.

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Serious About Scope 3: Pioneering Companies Embracing Complexity, Reaping the Benefits
Serious About Scope 3: Pioneering Companies Embracing Complexity, Reaping the Benefits

1 year ago - There’s no doubt Scope 3 emissions reductions are challenging. How do you get supplier data? Without recognition toward climate performance targets, is it even worth it? Good news: Answers to these questions are becoming clear.

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

1 year 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.

New Report Calls on Food Giants to Use Vanishing Water Resources More Efficiently
New Report Calls on Food Giants to Use Vanishing Water Resources More Efficiently

1 year ago - Third edition of 'Feeding Ourselves Thirsty' reveals improved water-management scores from industry giants such as Mars, Coca-Cola and Unilever, but finds insufficient corporate action overall in an increasingly water-stressed world.

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

1 year 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.

Mars Selects 6 Food Startups to Sow SEEDS of CHANGE™
Mars Selects 6 Food Startups to Sow SEEDS of CHANGE™

1 year ago - Participants in Mars’ inaugural accelerator program will receive a four-month mentorship with industry experts and grants up to $50,000.

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Screw the Nice Gestures, Advertisers — We Need More Real Impact
Screw the Nice Gestures, Advertisers — We Need More Real Impact

1 year ago - A behind-the-scenes look from a Sustainable Development Goals jury member at last week's Cannes Lions.

Trending: Collaborations Continue to Fuel Solutions to Plastic Pollution
Trending: Collaborations Continue to Fuel Solutions to Plastic Pollution

1 year ago - These days, we can’t go a week without the launch of another initiative, innovation or collaboration aimed at eradicating plastic waste around the world – which means we may actually have a fighting chance at doing it.

Living Incomes for Farmers Key to Ensuring Sustainability of Cocoa
Living Incomes for Farmers Key to Ensuring Sustainability of Cocoa

2 years ago - New Fairtrade Foundation campaign calls on the UK government and companies to end ‘shameful’ exploitation of cocoa farmers by 2030, in line with the SDGs.

EPR in Action: TerraCycle, CPG Giants Close ‘Loop’ on Single-Use Packaging
EPR in Action: TerraCycle, CPG Giants Close ‘Loop’ on Single-Use Packaging

2 years ago - First-of-its-kind, global shopping platform aims to offer zero-waste packaging options for the world’s most popular consumer products.

'Value Change' Program to Help Companies Handle Tricky Scope 3 Emissions
'Value Change' Program to Help Companies Handle Tricky Scope 3 Emissions

2 years ago - The recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sounds an alarm: “Limiting global warming to 1.5°C …requires rapid and far-reaching transitions in energy, land, urban infrastructure … and industrial systems.”

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When it Comes to Climate Change, Holiday Feasts Are Mostly a Mystery
When it Comes to Climate Change, Holiday Feasts Are Mostly a Mystery

2 years ago - This year’s holiday feasts will feature a bounty of meats, vegetables and other foods, many that people don’t know are big contributors to global warming.

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