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

3 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.

Top 5 Companies That Effectively Amplified Their Impact in 2018
Top 5 Companies That Effectively Amplified Their Impact in 2018

3 years ago - As we wrap up work for the year and prepare for 2019, we reflected back on all that occurred this year within our niche realm of sustainability communications — and when looking back, it was apparent that 2018 was the year of brands taking stands.

Nespresso, Starbucks, Lin-Manuel Miranda Partner to Revive Puerto Rican Coffee Sector
Nespresso, Starbucks, Lin-Manuel Miranda Partner to Revive Puerto Rican Coffee Sector

3 years ago - The Hispanic Federation, together with actor Lin-Manuel Miranda and his family, today announced the launch of a five-year initiative to revitalize Puerto Rico’s coffee sector. The founding partners include Hispanic Federation, Nespresso, The Rockefeller Foundation, Starbucks, TechnoServe and World Coffee Research, all of which are committed to supporting smallholder coffee farmers on the island.

Neighbourly Calling for More Partners to Redistribute Surplus Food Across UK, Ireland
Neighbourly Calling for More Partners to Redistribute Surplus Food Across UK, Ireland

3 years ago - Giving platform Neighbourly has today put out a call inviting charities, food projects, schools and community groups to join its free food surplus redistribution scheme. Neighbourly is the redistribution partner to retailers and manufacturers including Marks & Spencer, Starbucks, Heineken, Lidl and Danone.

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Blockchain Will Make Carbon Visible for Everybody
Blockchain Will Make Carbon Visible for Everybody

4 years ago - To understand, and report on, an organization’s carbon footprint is a complex undertaking — to say the least.

Corporates Are Making Activism Great Again
Corporates Are Making Activism Great Again

4 years ago - Corporations are people, my friend — and not just for tax purposes anymore. In the age of ubiquitous social media pressure, businesses are rebranding as social justice warriors — and that’s a shrewd marketing move on their part, new research reveals.

McDonald's Joins Starbucks in Quest for Compostable Cup; Ireland Already Found One
McDonald's Joins Starbucks in Quest for Compostable Cup; Ireland Already Found One

4 years ago - The NextGen Cup Consortium and Challenge, convened by Closed Loop Partners, announced today that McDonald’s joins Starbucks as a founding member of the group, working to develop a global recyclable and/or compostable cup solution. This announcement follows recent commitments by both companies to drive innovation of their packaging and help reduce plastic waste.

The Last Straws? Starbucks Eliminating Them Globally, More Regional Bans
The Last Straws? Starbucks Eliminating Them Globally, More Regional Bans

4 years ago - Following Vancouver’s approval of a strategic plan to achieve zero waste and phase out plastic straws and other select packaging, its neighbor to the south is also taking action. Seattle recently became the first major U.S.

400 Companies Poised to Advance SDGs, Generate Returns Make Up New Swell Investing Portfolio
400 Companies Poised to Advance SDGs, Generate Returns Make Up New Swell Investing Portfolio

4 years ago - Highlighting the importance of transparency in investing, impact investing platform Swell Investing has invited the public to vote on the final security in the Impact 400, a portfolio with the goal of offering investors 400 companies poised for impact and returns. Both Apple and Starbucks meet Swell's selective rules-based criteria, and the community will decide which will be included.

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Employee Engagement 3.0: How Starbucks, Unilever Go the Extra Mile
Employee Engagement 3.0: How Starbucks, Unilever Go the Extra Mile

4 years ago - Last week, over 2,000 representatives from our global community of sustainability practitioners, brand strategists, product and service innovators, thought leaders and other change-makers converged at SB’18 Vancouver to share their latest insights on a multitude of themes pertinent to all of those committed to improving business around the world. Here, we dig into brand and organizational efforts to recruit, retain and support an engaged workforce — and go the extra mile for employees in need.

Sustainable Brands Gathers Global Brand Innovation Leaders at SB’18 Vancouver
Sustainable Brands Gathers Global Brand Innovation Leaders at SB’18 Vancouver

4 years ago - Sustainable Brands kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands '18 Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre West in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Sustainable Brands Reveals Final Program Details for SB’18 Vancouver
Sustainable Brands Reveals Final Program Details for SB’18 Vancouver

4 years ago - BASF, P&G, Danone, Starbucks, and Salesforce.org among companies confirmed to showcase how brands are redesigning products and services for The Good Life

Global Brand Leaders Set to Redesign the Future of Commerce at SB’18 Vancouver
Global Brand Leaders Set to Redesign the Future of Commerce at SB’18 Vancouver

4 years ago - Sustainable Brands brings P&G, Braskem, PwC, Clif Bar, LG Electronics & others to collaborate on innovative products and services for The Good Life SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2018 – Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled the full programming and schedule for the Activation Hub at SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Activation Hub is the central hub of the Vancouver conference, an area where attendees gather to hear from solution-providers, to collaborate and co-create on market sector innovations, and to network with current and future partners.

Nestlé-Starbucks Alliance Aims to Make Coffee First Truly Sustainable Ag Product
Nestlé-Starbucks Alliance Aims to Make Coffee First Truly Sustainable Ag Product

4 years ago - Starbucks Corporation and Nestlé S.A. announced on Sunday that they will form a global coffee alliance to accelerate and grow the global reach of Starbucks brands in Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and Foodservice. With a shared commitment to ethical and sustainable sourcing of coffee, the two companies aim to transform, expand and elevate both the at-home and away-from-home coffee and related categories around the world.

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New Soma X Parley Bottle Latest Bid to Chip Away at Marine Plastic Pollution
New Soma X Parley Bottle Latest Bid to Chip Away at Marine Plastic Pollution

4 years ago - Today, Soma and Parley for the Oceans announced their exclusive and limited-edition product for Starbucks; the world’s first reusable water bottle with a sleeve made using Parley Ocean PlasticTM, a material created from upcycled plastic intercepted from marine environments.

As Starbucks Seeks Sustainable Cup Solutions, Shareholders Demand More Ambitious Action
As Starbucks Seeks Sustainable Cup Solutions, Shareholders Demand More Ambitious Action

4 years ago - Ahead of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders this week, Starbucks has announced it is committing $10M in partnership with Closed Loop Partners and its Center for the Circular Economy to develop a more sustainable coffee cup. Together, the organizations will establish a new consortium to launch the NextGen Cup Challenge, which will award accelerator grants to entrepreneurs working on potential cup solutions and encourage industry collaboration.

Trending: Public, Private Sector Unveil Strategies to Eliminate To-Go Beverage Waste
Trending: Public, Private Sector Unveil Strategies to Eliminate To-Go Beverage Waste

4 years ago - Single-serve beverage waste is on the fast-track to obsolescence as startups, multinationals and local governments unveil strategies to keep cups, straws and plastic bottles out of landfill.

Brand Purpose in Divided Times: 4 Strategies for Brand Leadership
Brand Purpose in Divided Times: 4 Strategies for Brand Leadership

4 years ago - Us vs Them. Me vs You. Old vs Young. Rich vs Poor. We are feeling more divided than ever. Yet the path to brand relevance and resilience is recognizing what we have in common. Recently we asked 16,000 people globally — across 16 countries, in many languages, in rural and urban areas — about their aspirations for their lives, families and communities.* While the dominant narrative in culture today is that we’re deeply divided — culturally, politically, economically — reading the answers from people across the globe we were reminded that we all share the same aspirations for health, wellbeing, financial security, meaningful relationships and a sense of purpose. So, what’s the problem?

Trending: Finally, Real Solutions to Tackle Coffee Cup Waste
Trending: Finally, Real Solutions to Tackle Coffee Cup Waste

4 years ago - With millions of disposable coffee cups finding their way into landfill each year, businesses and local authorities across the globe have been searching for ways to increase recycling and recovery of the single-use item. Building on the success of previous in-store cup and pilot recycling schemes, major brands in the UK have launched two permanent solutions for scaling coffee cup recycling.

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Starbucks’ ‘Upstanders’ Returns to Share Stories of Real People Effecting Extraordinary Change
Starbucks’ ‘Upstanders’ Returns to Share Stories of Real People Effecting Extraordinary Change

4 years ago - Starbucks is harnessing the power of new media to highlight the efforts being made by real people across the United States to effect positive changes in their communities. The coffee giant has brought back its Upstanders original series for a second season, which features stories of ordinary people showing extraordinary courage.

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