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CPG Giants, NGOs, Traders Agree on Unifying Definition of 'No Deforestation' Palm Oil
CPG Giants, NGOs, Traders Agree on Unifying Definition of 'No Deforestation' Palm Oil

3 years ago - After a year of intensive work, the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Convergence Working Group announced in Bangkok today that they have reached agreement on a single, coherent set of rules for implementation of companies’ commitments to “no deforestation” in their palm oil operations and supply chains.

Hubbub & Unilever Partner To Tackle “Frightful” Pumpkin Waste
Hubbub & Unilever Partner To Tackle “Frightful” Pumpkin Waste

3 years ago - New research released 26 Oct by environmental charity Hubbub and Unilever reveals the “shocking” number of edible pumpkins set to go to waste this Halloween. This is Hubbub and Unilever’s third in a series of seasonal campaigns to tackle the 7m tonnes of food and drink wasted in UK homes each year, as part of their Joint Ambition for a Zero Food Waste Britain. Halloween is now Britain’s third biggest commercial holiday, after Christmas and Easter, and the country’s second biggest party night after New Year’s Eve. The survey of 2,000 UK adults found that two in five British households carve pumpkins for Halloween and most of those go for at least two pumpkins.

Stop Selling, Start Mobilizing: The Rise of Movement Brands
Stop Selling, Start Mobilizing: The Rise of Movement Brands

3 years ago - The relationship between brands and people is being transformed before our very eyes; the old-fashioned, binary model of companies selling and people consuming is dead. Traditional, rigid hierarchies of control are being replaced with more fluid and open peer-to-peer networks. We are rapidly adopting the principles of a sharing economy as the mainstream norm and there is a new world order forming. You can choose to see this as either a challenge or an opportunity but the brands that will win are the movement brands that are brave enough to let their consumers take an equal stake in setting the agendas and creating content.

How Nestlé and Unilever Are Gaining Value by Leading in Sustainable Agriculture
How Nestlé and Unilever Are Gaining Value by Leading in Sustainable Agriculture

3 years ago - Nestlé and Unilever are helping set the standard for sustainable agriculture, according to a survey of over 150 global sustainability heads conducted by Pure Strategies. The responses identified these firms as the leaders and revealed that farm-level engagement is a top priority across industries such as apparel, home and personal care, and life sciences.

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#BusinessCase: Transition to Low-Carbon Economy Can Bring Big Returns, But Many Still Lag
#BusinessCase: Transition to Low-Carbon Economy Can Bring Big Returns, But Many Still Lag

3 years ago - According to new analysis by CDP, while global corporations have begun the transition to a low-carbon economy and some are already capitalizing on the opportunities this affords, a large number still risk being left behind through lack of long-term planning and inertia.

Trending: New Cross-Sector Collaborations Delve Into Circular Packaging Solutions
Trending: New Cross-Sector Collaborations Delve Into Circular Packaging Solutions

3 years ago - Newly formed groups in Europe and Canada are working to deliver a circular economy for packaging materials: PlasticsEurope has created a Plastics Packaging Circular Economy Group to maximize resource efficiency across the plastics value chain; and Ontario’s Circular Economy Innovation Lab is hosting a series of workshops as part of a Printed Paper and Packaging Rapid Lab.

This Black Friday, REI Is Inviting All Businesses to #OptOutside
This Black Friday, REI Is Inviting All Businesses to #OptOutside

3 years ago - Our theme this year at Sustainable Brands has been “Activating Purpose” – exploring and applauding the ways brands are authentically walking their talk when it comes to pursuing purpose beyond profit – and we are thrilled that the list continues to grow.

KnowTheChain Taking Food, Beverage Brands to Task for Failing to Address Forced Labor Risks
KnowTheChain Taking Food, Beverage Brands to Task for Failing to Address Forced Labor Risks

3 years ago - Every day we eat and drink products tainted by forced labor, a new report has found. Agricultural workers in particular, including migrants and women, are some of the poorest paid and most exploited workers in the world. Many work in harsh conditions on isolated farms, where employers can have complete control. According to KnowTheChain’s latest industry benchmark, the 20 largest global food and beverage companies are failing to address these risks, with an average company score of 30 out of a possible 100.

HPE Sets Goal to Increase its Products’ Energy Performance 30x By 2025
HPE Sets Goal to Increase its Products’ Energy Performance 30x By 2025

3 years ago - Lara Birkes, CSO at HPE, talks about HPE's bold new goals: Thirty times more efficient in 10 years. That’s the ambitious goal Executive Vice President Antonio Neri announced at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit in New York this week. By 2025, Hewlett Packard Enterprise will increase the energy performance of our product portfolio by 30x from a 2015 baseline.

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Inspiring New Brand Campaigns: The Process Behind Successful Consumer Engagement
Inspiring New Brand Campaigns: The Process Behind Successful Consumer Engagement

3 years ago - Jaclyn Murphy, Director of Brand Purpose at Edelman, opened an inspiring session on Wednesday afternoon where brand purpose was made tangible in four brands - Arla Foods, Unilever, BT and Neste - that shared their experience and insights about how they are working to engage consumers in their purpose and get them involved in creating a change.

For World's Most Purposeful Brands, Collaboration Is Key for Putting Purpose Into Practice
For World's Most Purposeful Brands, Collaboration Is Key for Putting Purpose Into Practice

3 years ago - British creative consultancy Radley Yeldar (RY) has launched the 2016 Fit for Purpose index, ranking the world’s most socially, environmentally and economically purposeful companies. The overall trend that surfaced in this year’s index was collaborative thinking; the top purposeful brands are collaborating with stakeholders and partners within and outside the company to embed purpose in authentic and meaningful ways.

Unilever to Acquire Seventh Generation, Inc.
Unilever to Acquire Seventh Generation, Inc.

3 years ago - Unilever announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Seventh Generation, Inc., the North American home and personal care products company. Based in Vermont, Seventh Generation is a pioneer in corporate responsibility and sustainable product innovations, including plant-based detergents and household cleaners. The company’s turnover exceeded US $200m in 2015 and it has seen double digit compounded annual growth over the last 10 years. Seventh Generation has a comprehensive product portfolio and a distribution network covering the ‘natural’ category in grocery, mass merchandise and e-commerce channels.

New Global Forecast: SDGs Will Not Be Achieved Without ‘Extraordinary Action’
New Global Forecast: SDGs Will Not Be Achieved Without ‘Extraordinary Action’

3 years ago - A new forecast by DNV GL concludes that while progress will be made towards many of the United Nations’ (UN’s) 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs, or Global Goals), there is a very real risk that they will not be met by 2030. The report predicts that action will not be fast nor fair enough, and will come at an unacceptable environmental cost — but reminds us that there is still time to reset the course of our “Spaceship Earth.”

Unilever Launches ‘Bright Future’ Global Sustainability Campaign
Unilever Launches ‘Bright Future’ Global Sustainability Campaign

3 years ago - Unilever's TV, online and in-store campaign, called ‘Bright Future’, will run in the UK, Brazil, South Africa, and Indonesia, and puts the spotlight on sustainability initiatives by its brands, rather than just the corporate entity. A film entitled ‘So Long Old World’ will highlight several brand activities, including how Domestos is helping five million people to access toilets, and how Persil/Omo is helping 10 million children to gain an education.

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Knorr Campaign Asks Consumers to ‘Eat’ Less Water
Knorr Campaign Asks Consumers to ‘Eat’ Less Water

3 years ago - While consumers have become more aware of food waste issues thanks to media campaigns and numerous initiatives led by startups and large companies alike, such efforts tend to overlook the intricate relationship between food production and water scarcity.

Unilever Signs White House Equal Pay Pledge
Unilever Signs White House Equal Pay Pledge

3 years ago - Unilever US announced today it joins 29 companies, including corporate members Target, Coca Cola, CVS, and Hersheys, in signing the White House Equal Pay Pledge. Unilever believes that business plays a critical role in reducing the pay gap. By signing the pledge, Unilever US commits to conducting an annual company-wide gender pay analysis, reviewing hiring and promotion processes and procedures to reduce unconscious bias and structural barriers, and embedding equal pay efforts into broader equity initiatives. The pledge reaffirms the company's commitment to the advancement of women’s economic inclusion as a business priority and Unilever will continue to conduct comprehensive analyses of rewards and compensation across the organization.

Unilever’s Surf Launches Unique Partnership with Oxfam to Lighten the Load of Women’s Unpaid Care Work
Unilever’s Surf Launches Unique Partnership with Oxfam to Lighten the Load of Women’s Unpaid Care Work

3 years ago - Unilever’s laundry brand, Surf, today announces a unique three-year partnership with Oxfam that aims to recognise, reduce and redistribute the amount of time spent by women and girls on unpaid care work. Crucially the collaboration will challenge social norms by encouraging the equitable distribution of unpaid work.

5 Ways to Transform Your Organization Into a Purposeful Living System
5 Ways to Transform Your Organization Into a Purposeful Living System

3 years ago - We are in the midst of a metamorphic period of change unlike anything the world has seen since the Late Middle Ages. With “meta” (meaning “form”) and “morph” (meaning “change”), the word suggests the transformative change in form of human institutions now emerging as we awaken to the realities of climate change and the destruction of ecosystems we have long relied upon for our survival. As the organization specialist Peter Drucker insightfully said, ‘In times of turmoil, the danger lies not in the turmoil but in facing it with yesterday’s logic.’

Unilever Hopes to No Longer Be 'Unique in its Audacious Ambition' to Drive Purpose
Unilever Hopes to No Longer Be 'Unique in its Audacious Ambition' to Drive Purpose

3 years ago - News Deeply, in partnership with Sustainable Brands, has produced a series of profiles looking at how brands are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges. The goal is to examine trends and gather insights from a new wave of corporate citizenship – in an era when the private sector is increasingly expected to play a positive role in improving our lives and societies. This is the 6th article in the series.

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Unilever Acquires Blueair, Will Help Millions More People Fight Rising Urban Air Pollution By Creating Safer Indoor Environments
Unilever Acquires Blueair, Will Help Millions More People Fight Rising Urban Air Pollution By Creating Safer Indoor Environments

3 years ago - Blueair, a world leader in air purifying solutions with acclaimed leading-edge filtration technologies and design, announced today it has been acquired by Unilever. Blueair founder Bengt Rittri said the acquisition will enable even more people to protect their health by using Blueair air purifiers to remove indoor airborne contaminants such as hazardous PM2.5 sooty particles, allergens, chemicals and viruses.

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