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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

3 weeks 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

2 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

3 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

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.

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

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

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

9 months 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

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.

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

10 months 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

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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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.

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

1 year 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

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

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

1 year 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.”

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

1 year 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.

Global, Multisector Commitments Aim to Eliminate Plastic Pollution at the Source; Is It Enough?
Global, Multisector Commitments Aim to Eliminate Plastic Pollution at the Source; Is It Enough?

1 year ago - NOTE: This article was updated on October 30, 2018 at 11:45am ET. A Global Commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at the source has been signed by 250 organisations including many of the world’s largest packaging producers, brands, retailers and recyclers, as well as governments and NGOs. For some signatories, the Global Commitment is just one facet of their plan to overhaul their approach to plastic. The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), in collaboration with UN Environment, and was officially unveiled at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali today.

African Union, Champions 12.3 Unveil 3 Latest Weapons in Food Waste Fight
African Union, Champions 12.3 Unveil 3 Latest Weapons in Food Waste Fight

1 year ago - At the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2015, countries committed to Sustainable Development Goal Target 12.3, calling for the world to cut food loss and waste in half by 2030. Now three years on, Champions 12.3 — a global coalition of sustainable food champions — is tracking progress toward this fast-approaching target and finding that the private sector has seized the opportunity to tackle food loss and waste.

Screw Incremental Improvements: Mars Is Changing How It Does Business
Screw Incremental Improvements: Mars Is Changing How It Does Business

1 year ago - One year since the launch of its 'Sustainable in a Generation' Plan, Mars announced this week that it is changing how it does business. Speaking ahead of last year’s UN General Assembly (UNGA) and Climate Week in New York, CEO Grant F. Reid warned that the "global supply chain is broken," and business needed to make a "huge step change" in order to deliver on the climate targets outlined in the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Danone, Mars, Nestlé, Unilever Join Forces to Improve U.S. Public Food Policy
Danone, Mars, Nestlé, Unilever Join Forces to Improve U.S. Public Food Policy

2 years ago - Four of the nation’s largest food companies have launched the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance, a new organization focused on driving progress in public policies that shape what people eat and how it impacts their health, communities, and the planet. Founding member companies include Danone North America; Mars, Incorporated; Nestlé USA and Unilever United States.

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