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Target

Target is one of the world’s most recognized brands and one of America’s leading retailers.

Target

As one the largest retailers in the U.S., we’re committed to using our size and scale to positively impact people all over the world. Grounded in our purpose to help all families discover the joy of everyday life, we’re focused on working toward a healthier environment, more equitable world and strengthening the communities we serve.

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Brands Are Shaping a Better Future by Designing for How People Live
Brands Are Shaping a Better Future by Designing for How People Live

2 weeks ago - SB Brand-Led Culture Change featured a host of insights into how brands are engaging customers and changing behaviors through circular design and making energy-efficient choices “normal;” and two new guides aim to equip businesses to meaningfully address social- and climate-justice issues.

Love, Loyalty & Lifestyle: Making Circularity Irresistible
Love, Loyalty & Lifestyle: Making Circularity Irresistible

3 weeks ago - To unleash the power of circular design at scale, brands require an understanding of the cultural conditions at play. Here are five design principles that we’ve learned from our work with brands helping lead the way.

Gifts That Keep on Giving: SB’s 2023 Holiday Gift Guide
Gifts That Keep on Giving: SB’s 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

5 months ago - Here’s this year’s list of some of the many companies, platforms and products aligned with a more intentional approach to production and consumption that we’d be happy to support anytime.

New Climate Action Program Gives Apparel Brands Step-by-Step Guide to Decarbonization
New Climate Action Program Gives Apparel Brands Step-by-Step Guide to Decarbonization

7 months ago - New program from the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Nike and Target aims to enable manufacturers on their decarbonization journey.

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Fashion for Good, adidas, Inditex, Target, Zalando Launch Circular Footwear Pilot
Fashion for Good, adidas, Inditex, Target, Zalando Launch Circular Footwear Pilot

9 months ago - Fashion for Good and its four brand partners have joined forces with footwear-recycling innovator FastFeetGrinded to support the scaling of recycled content in footwear.

Regeneration, Reinvention and Revamping Retail: Finding the Sweet Spots to Drive Culture Change
Regeneration, Reinvention and Revamping Retail: Finding the Sweet Spots to Drive Culture Change

1 year ago - Opening keynotes at Brand-Led Culture Change featured insights from unconventional brand partnerships and keys to helping people and brands alike move beyond fear and embrace the changes we need to create a flourishing future for all.

New Guide Details Tangible Solutions for Retailers to Move ‘Beyond the Bag’
New Guide Details Tangible Solutions for Retailers to Move ‘Beyond the Bag’

1 year ago - Playbook highlights solutions from the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag that drive near-term, positive environmental impact and cost savings from eliminating single-use plastic bags.

These Are a Few of Our Favorite Innovators Creating Healthier Products, Lifestyles, Communities, Supply Chains
These Are a Few of Our Favorite Innovators Creating Healthier Products, Lifestyles, Communities, Supply Chains

1 year ago - This week at SB’22 San Diego, over 1K sustainability practitioners have converged to share insights, tools, inspiration and opportunities for collaboration with the goal of building a regenerative future for all. Here, we hear highlights from our day three keynotes, which featured pioneers disrupting and upleveling a variety of industries.

CVS Health, Target, Walmart Share Insights from Piloting Ideas to Move ‘Beyond the Plastic Bag’
CVS Health, Target, Walmart Share Insights from Piloting Ideas to Move ‘Beyond the Plastic Bag’

1 year ago - New report shares insights to guide retailers on effective reusable bag models — a key solution as regulations to reduce reliance on single-use plastic bags grow across the US.

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Talk Is Cheap: How Brands Can Move from Table Stakes to Putting a Stake in the Ground for Racial Justice
Talk Is Cheap: How Brands Can Move from Table Stakes to Putting a Stake in the Ground for Racial Justice

1 year ago - Two years after George Floyd’s murder galvanized the nation to address systemic racism, corporate progress on advancing racial equity in the workplace and community remains a mixed picture. Smoketown’s Ryan Pintado-Vertner lays out three approaches brands can take to show they’re walking their anti-racism talk.

Brand-Led Culture Change: A Primer on the Holy Grail of Today’s Purpose-Driven Brands
Brand-Led Culture Change: A Primer on the Holy Grail of Today’s Purpose-Driven Brands

1 year ago - On day one of Brand-Led Culture Change, brands, retailers, trend watchers and behavioral and cultural design experts examined the role and power of consumer-facing companies to create the socially and environmentally prosperous world we want to live in.

It’s 2022: Are Companies Walking Their Talk on Racial Equity?
It’s 2022: Are Companies Walking Their Talk on Racial Equity?

1 year ago - JUST Capital’s 2022 Corporate Racial Equity Tracker reveals progress in key areas; but companies have a long way to go toward implementing meaningful actions that help fundamentally advance racial equity.

Target Tests First Net-Zero-Energy Store
Target Tests First Net-Zero-Energy Store

2 years ago - Retailer announces most sustainable store yet, which will test innovations that generate renewable energy and reduce emissions.

New Target Collection Answers Increased Consumer Demand for Products That Reduce Waste
New Target Collection Answers Increased Consumer Demand for Products That Reduce Waste

2 years ago - The ‘Target Zero’ collection features products and packaging designed to be refillable, reusable or compostable; made from recycled content; or made from materials that reduce the use of plastic.

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Conscientious Consumption: The SB 2021 Holiday Gift Guide
Conscientious Consumption: The SB 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

2 years ago - With no end in sight to the pandemic and its many ripple effects, we can all use a little bit of brightness in our lives! So, here are some of the many companies, platforms and products aligned with a more intentional approach to consumption, that we’d be happy to support anytime.

Composting Consortium Aims to Advance Recovery of Compostable Packaging, Food Scraps
Composting Consortium Aims to Advance Recovery of Compostable Packaging, Food Scraps

2 years ago - The new Consortium — which includes Closed Loop Partners, PepsiCo, the NextGen Consortium, the US Plastics Pact and other value chain players — aims to pilot industry-wide solutions and map tech and infrastructure investment to advance the circularity of compostable packaging in the US.

How to Redesign Products, Services, Messaging, Business Models for a Better Future
How to Redesign Products, Services, Messaging, Business Models for a Better Future

2 years ago - At SB’21 San Diego, innovators in the apparel, food, plastics, real estate, retail, spirits industries and more shared lessons learned from a variety of initiatives aimed at enabling a circular, regenerative future.

CVS Health, Target, Walmart Piloting Alternative Bag Solutions to Combat Plastic Waste
CVS Health, Target, Walmart Piloting Alternative Bag Solutions to Combat Plastic Waste

2 years ago - The partnership among the leading retailers’ different stores sets an exciting precedent; collaboration will help accelerate pathways to scale and help address the systemic challenge of plastic bag waste.

Target Unveils Plan to Co-Create an Equitable, Sustainable Future for All
Target Unveils Plan to Co-Create an Equitable, Sustainable Future for All

2 years ago - Among the retailer’s goals are to achieve 20% Black team member representation across the company by 2023; and reach net zero in both waste to landfill and value-chain-wide emissions, and 100% owned-brand product circularity, by 2040.

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US Plastics Pact Unveils Plan to Achieve Circular Economy in US by 2025
US Plastics Pact Unveils Plan to Achieve Circular Economy in US by 2025

2 years ago - Holding accountable over 95 organizations, The US Plastics Pact Roadmap outlines specific actions and responsibilities to propel the US closer to other developed nations in its management of plastic waste.