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Fortune 500 Companies Join AFF, GreenBlue on Forest Sustainability Tool
Fortune 500 Companies Join AFF, GreenBlue on Forest Sustainability Tool

1 year ago - Mars, McDonald’s, Staples and several other companies have signed on to support the American Forest Foundation (AFF), GreenBlue, the US Forest Service and Esri in the development of a

Evolution of Disclosure, CEO Engagement, Measuring What Matters Take Center Stage at #NewMetrics
Evolution of Disclosure, CEO Engagement, Measuring What Matters Take Center Stage at #NewMetrics

1 year ago - As Sustainable Brands' New Metrics '17 conference kicked off in Philadelphia on Monday, speakers from SASB, CSRLab, WRI, the World Happiness Summit and more presented a range of topics revolving around a few common themes: Correctly measuring what matters, disclosing material data and knowing your audience when you do. From disclosure to performance: Building a virtuous loop By Jessica Bast

630 Companies, Investors Tell Trump: Continue Accelerating a Low-Carbon Economy
630 Companies, Investors Tell Trump: Continue Accelerating a Low-Carbon Economy

2 years ago - More than 530 companies and 100 investors – from iconic Fortune 500 firms to small family-owned businesses – are calling on the Trump administration and the new Congress to continue to support policies to accelerate a low-carbon future that will help curb climate change.

For Conscious Customers, Every Day Is Election Day
For Conscious Customers, Every Day Is Election Day

2 years ago - In the aftermath of the U.S. presidential election, the Facebook pages of most people who care about sustainability read like a grief or suicide support group. Amidst the weeping and gnashing of teeth, there is a sense of everyone looking forward to the next election in two or four years. While I understand the sentiment, it is important to remember that election cycles are always at the whim of a small group of swing voters, whereas every person who cares about sustainability and social justice has a chance to vote many times every single day and that vote might ultimately have as much, or even more impact on the future (and present) as elections do.

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Inaugural CFP Report Benchmarks Progress, Best Practices in Chemical Management
Inaugural CFP Report Benchmarks Progress, Best Practices in Chemical Management

3 years ago - In the first initiative of its kind to publicly benchmark corporate chemicals management, the Chemical Footprint Project has published its inaugural report. The results provide valuable insights into how leading companies manage chemicals in their products and supply chains, and how all companies might manage these issues in the future.

Will Consumers Pay to Recycle Their Waste?
Will Consumers Pay to Recycle Their Waste?

3 years ago - Consumers are steadily becoming more conscious of environmental issues, and more eager to reduce waste at home and work — but are these enough to translate into action? Moreover, will consumers pay to live up to ‘green’ standards and aspirations in their lives? The success my company, TerraCycle, is seeing with our Zero Waste Box platform seems to indicate that many are willing.

Global Companies Played Key Role in Precedent-Setting Great Bear Conservation Agreement
Global Companies Played Key Role in Precedent-Setting Great Bear Conservation Agreement

3 years ago - It has taken the combined and herculean efforts of countless individuals, but this week, the vision of the landmark Great Bear Rainforest Agreements has finally been realized. Local communities have a vibrant future and 85 percent of the rainforest in the region is now protected or off-limits to logging.

Avery Dennison Announces Ambitious Targets, Including at Least 26% Fewer Emissions by 2025
Avery Dennison Announces Ambitious Targets, Including at Least 26% Fewer Emissions by 2025

4 years ago - Labeling and packaging leader Avery Dennison Corporation released its latest sustainability report earlier this month, which announced several new goals. Foremost among these goals is the company’s plan to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas emissions by at least 3 percent every year between now and 2025.

365 Companies, Investors Send Letters Announcing Support for EPA's Clean Power Plan
365 Companies, Investors Send Letters Announcing Support for EPA's Clean Power Plan

4 years ago - In an unprecedented show of business support for tackling climate change, 365 companies and investor groups sent letters today to more than two dozen governors across the United States voicing their support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan for existing power plants and encouraging the state’s “timely finalization” of state implementation plans to meet the new standards.The letter, organized by sustainability advocacy group Ceres, comes just days before the expected finalization of the rule aimed at reducing U.S. power plant carbon pollution by 30 percent by 2030.

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Staples, Marriott Now Requiring Suppliers to Assess 'Chemical Footprints'
Staples, Marriott Now Requiring Suppliers to Assess 'Chemical Footprints'

4 years ago - Next Wednesday, June 17, U.S. businesses representing more than $50 billion in investment and purchasing power will require that their vendors, suppliers, and builders use a new assessment tool that measures usage of harmful chemicals in their products and production processes.

Staples to Begin Offering Businesses E-Waste Recycling Services
Staples to Begin Offering Businesses E-Waste Recycling Services

5 years ago - Staples Advantage, the business to business division of Staples, has partnered with Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) to launch a technology recycling service that makes it easier for for businesses to recycle old electronics.

Intel Tops EPA Green Power Rankings For 4th Year Running
Intel Tops EPA Green Power Rankings For 4th Year Running

5 years ago - Intel is the largest user of clean energy within the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Power Partnership for the fourth consecutive year, according to the agency’s recently updated National Top 100 Partners list.The technology company annually generates 3,102,050,000 kWh of clean energy from biogas, biomass, small-hydro, solar, and wind, EPA says. Last year, Intel produced around the same amount.

Zero Deforestation: The New Norm — Implications for Major Brands
Zero Deforestation: The New Norm — Implications for Major Brands

5 years ago - Future 500 CEO Bill Shireman moderated two discussions during Sustainable Brands 2014 earlier this month that explored major progress made in the past two years in advancing zero-deforestation supply chains and implications for climate, human rights and transparency.Shireman kicked off the session on day one with an intriguing quote by a famous revolutionary: "There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen."

Walmart, Costco Top 2013 Solar Capacity Rankings
Walmart, Costco Top 2013 Solar Capacity Rankings

5 years ago - Walmart, Costco and Kohl's topped the 2013 Solar Capacity Rankings, which ranks companies by the total installed capacity of their systems and the number of operating installations, as well as showing the geographic diversity of their solar deployment.Apple, IKEA, Macy’s, Johnson & Johnson, McGraw-Hill, Staples and Campbell’s round out the top 10.

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Want to Nudge Consumers to Waste Less? Make It Easy, Fun and Popular
Want to Nudge Consumers to Waste Less? Make It Easy, Fun and Popular

6 years ago - As my Green Marketing students are learning, companies large and small are reducing their carbon footprints by adopting strategies to make their operations, goods and services more environmentally sustainable. But with the world population headed towards eight billion, marketers also recognize the important role that consumers play through their usage and disposal of products. To nudge consumers towards less wasteful behavior, take some advice from social marketers — make it easy, fun and popular.Easy Does It

Most Electronics Retailers Getting Failing Grade on Recycling Programs
Most Electronics Retailers Getting Failing Grade on Recycling Programs

6 years ago - Only three electronics retailers are making a serious effort to help consumers responsibly recycle their old electronic products, according to a new report card released Wednesday by the Electronics TakeBack Coalition (ETB). The Coalition is calling on the other retailers to step up and do their part to make it as easy to recycle as it is to buy electronics from them.Staples, Best Buy and Office Depot earned high marks on the report card, which graded the top 16 consumer electronics retailers’ recycling programs in the U.S. But more than half of the retailers flunked.

GreenBlue Launches Guidelines for Sustainable Paper Products
GreenBlue Launches Guidelines for Sustainable Paper Products

6 years ago - Non-profit design and strategy group GreenBlue has released a set of guidelines aimed at protecting forests by taking a holistic approach to the life cycle management of paper products.

HP and Staples Make It Easy, Free to Recycle Electronics Nationwide
HP and Staples Make It Easy, Free to Recycle Electronics Nationwide

7 years ago - Consumers can recycle electronics every day at Staples Stores throughout the United States PALO ALTO, Calif., FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 12, 2012

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