Tom's of Maine

Tom's of Maine

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Tom’s of Maine Invites Public to Help ‘Turn the Tide,’ Allocate $1M to Water Projects
Tom’s of Maine Invites Public to Help ‘Turn the Tide,’ Allocate $1M to Water Projects

1 year ago - The fate of a $1 million donation from Tom's of Maine to The Nature Conservancy is in the hands of the public. Four projects that will help 'Turn the Tide' toward better protecting, preserving and restoring freshwater in the U.S. are being considered - and the public can vote for their favorite to help direct project funding.

Ramblers Way Redoubles Focus on American-Made, Sustainable Clothing
Ramblers Way Redoubles Focus on American-Made, Sustainable Clothing

2 years ago - Ramblers Way, an ethically sourced, American-made sustainable clothing company announced today an extensive rebrand across the company along with the new tagline ‘Clothing for a Good Life.’ The new brand look and feel embodies Ramblers Way’s commitment to protect the planet, support local economies and build its business based on lifelong values.

These Students’ Environmental Science Projects Are Greening Their Communities
These Students’ Environmental Science Projects Are Greening Their Communities

3 years ago - Competitive school science fairs are a motif in the grade school education story. Often requiring a significant investment on the part of parents, the circumstances in which students must produce a contending project can create more stress than interest for the sciences and environmental studies.

Social Media an Invaluable Tool for Helping Conscious Consumers Live Even More Consciously
Social Media an Invaluable Tool for Helping Conscious Consumers Live Even More Consciously

3 years ago - With hundreds of millions of individuals logging into social media accounts every day, using the medium as a platform for social change and activism is just common sense. Today, about 61 percent of consumers use social platforms to learn about sustainability issues. In this open forum-style digital environment, consumers are able to have open conversations about corporate social responsibility and other salient subjects in sustainability.

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Trending: Waste-Reduction Campaigns, Sharing Best Practices Among Brand, NGO Earth Day Efforts
Trending: Waste-Reduction Campaigns, Sharing Best Practices Among Brand, NGO Earth Day Efforts

3 years ago - Every year, April evokes campaigns and initiatives from companies and nonprofits alike in celebration of Earth Day (April 22) or Earth Month. This year, personal care brand Tom’s of Maine has teamed up with upcycling leader TerraCycle on the#LessWasteChallenge, a stakeholder engagement campaign to reduce waste. Consumers are invited to take an online pledge to reduce their household waste by one pound per week.

Trending: Walmart, Tom's of Maine Face Up to Misleading Label Claims
Trending: Walmart, Tom's of Maine Face Up to Misleading Label Claims

4 years ago - Today’s instant communication means brands must respond to calls for transparency or risk widespread exposure to reputational damage. Two recent investigations of major brands reveal the power of public calls for accountability in motivating brand behavior changes.

Pope Francis, Universal Sustainability Values and Brand Value Creation
Pope Francis, Universal Sustainability Values and Brand Value Creation

4 years ago - Pope Francis has been creating news in sustainability circles lately and lots of it.Why? Well, it’s not just because his message of peace, simplicity, and pursuit of the common good resonates with millions the world round, but also because his beliefs are uniform and undivided in ways political, corporate, union or community leaders can seldom afford to be: It is within each of us, he says without preaching or scolding, to be better people, more caring, more generous and, of course, more considerate of the environment.

Bevy of Brands Partnering With NGOs to Fund Conservation During Earth Month
Bevy of Brands Partnering With NGOs to Fund Conservation During Earth Month

4 years ago - April is Earth Month, and brands are announcing programs to inspire participation in environmental activities and funding campaigns.

Tom's of Maine Highlights Achievements, New Goals, Other 'Goodness' in New Report
Tom's of Maine Highlights Achievements, New Goals, Other 'Goodness' in New Report

5 years ago - The second edition of the Tom’s of Maine Goodness Report, released today, shines a light on the company’s approach to its ingredients, packaging, waste, water, energy, community and employees. The new report shows progress against 11 key goals and how human, healthy and environmental values guide the company’s sustainable business practices, and a goals tracker for 2015 and beyond.

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Recyclebank Launches One Twine - A Marketplace for the Conscious Consumer
Recyclebank Launches One Twine - A Marketplace for the Conscious Consumer

5 years ago - Today, in honor of Earth Day, Recyclebank — which inspires and rewards more conscious consumer actions and purchasing decisions — is launching One Twine, a new online shop that features a carefully curated collection of socially and environmentally conscious goods. Each product is reviewed through Recyclebank’s Impact Lens, which examines how it’s made, how it’s used and how it can be disposed. Recyclebank members can apply the points they’ve earned for buying and acting more sustainably toward purchases on One Twine.

Gazzara to Future Sustainability Leaders: Embrace Failure, Avoid 'Analysis Paralysis'
Gazzara to Future Sustainability Leaders: Embrace Failure, Avoid 'Analysis Paralysis'

5 years ago - Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability recently launched the Executive Master’s for Sustainability Leadership (EMSL), a 13-month program designed for mid-career professionals currently employed in or near sustainability roles. The program features a hybrid curriculum of virtual learning and immersive, in-person experiences at ASU and abroad.

Obsession Over 'Natural' Aside, Burt's Bees a Rightful Leader in the Personal Care Industry
Obsession Over 'Natural' Aside, Burt's Bees a Rightful Leader in the Personal Care Industry

6 years ago - Burt’s Bees is an incredible American success story. Roxanne Quimby’s venture into beeswax candles took her from New England craft fairs to lip balm and personal care products sold in thousands of drugstores across the United States, before she eventually sold her company to Clorox for $913 million in 2007. That acquisition has been one within a recent trend of large food and consumer packaged goods companies buying smaller ones for more “natural” or healthful products: Colgate-Palmolive owns Tom’s of Maine; Coca-Cola snapped up Honest Tea; Kraft has long owned Boca Burgers.

Tom's of Maine Experimenting with Potato Starch Packaging
Tom's of Maine Experimenting with Potato Starch Packaging

6 years ago - This post first appeared on Earth911.com on July 10, 2013.Already topping lists of the nation’s most sustainable companies, Tom’s of Maine is looking to reduce end-of-life waste from its products even more by experimenting with biodegradable packaging made from potato starch.

Tom’s of Maine Shares Sustainability Goals, Progress in New ‘Goodness Report’
Tom’s of Maine Shares Sustainability Goals, Progress in New ‘Goodness Report’

6 years ago - Tom’s of Maine has launched a new website that makes it easier for people to learn about the way it does business, its goals and its progress against those goals.The Tom’s of Maine Goodness Report breaks the company’s efforts into six categories — energy, ingredients, waste, water, packaging and community. The Report features 2011 benchmarks, updates on recent projects and a goals tracker for 2015 and beyond. Highlighted goals include:

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