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The Shift from Sustainable to Regenerative Design
The Shift from Sustainable to Regenerative Design

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The language and terms we use influence our approach to the problems we face. Switching from sustainable to regenerative design enables us to more easily leave behind strategies that are no longer equal to the challenges we face.

No Compromises: How Eastman’s Naia™ Renew Is Transforming the Fashion Industry
No Compromises: How Eastman’s Naia™ Renew Is Transforming the Fashion Industry

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Here, Shaw’s Kellie Ballew and Eastman’s Ruth Farrell discuss the opportunities created by Eastman’s Naia™ Renew textile, and the need to show the market that sustainability and circularity can be achieved without compromise.

Sustainability and Healthcare: Transformational Work During a Global Pandemic
Sustainability and Healthcare: Transformational Work During a Global Pandemic

COLLABORATION - Shaw is spotlighting organizations making a positive impact through initiatives that support the wellbeing of people and the planet. Here, we discuss a new sustainability initiative led by three of the most influential organizations working to transform health care: Health Care Without Harm, Practice Greenhealth and Greenhealth Exchange.

New Calculator Helps Beauty Formulators Assess Health of Products
New Calculator Helps Beauty Formulators Assess Health of Products

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The chemical giant’s 1,4-Dioxane Online Calculator allows beauty and cosmetic formulators to reassess product formulas when necessary, and helps them navigate regulation for continued success.

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Q&A: Embedding Diversity, Inclusion Into the World’s Largest Chemical Company
Q&A: Embedding Diversity, Inclusion Into the World’s Largest Chemical Company

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - BASF has been recognized as a leader for its work to become a diverse and inclusive workplace, but Peter Eckes — BASF’s President of Global Bioscience — recognizes that much work remains to be done.

CVS, Target Working to ‘Skip the Slip’ with Digital, Non-Toxic Receipt Options
CVS, Target Working to ‘Skip the Slip’ with Digital, Non-Toxic Receipt Options

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Green America’s new ‘Skip the Slip’ report tracks the progress on receipt practices of 35 major companies. The retailers’ switch reflects growing consumer demand for digital options and non-toxic, recyclable receipt paper.

The Future of Fashion Is in Biomaterials and Circularity
The Future of Fashion Is in Biomaterials and Circularity

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The circular economy is here to stay — and no industry is better positioned to take on this challenge than fashion. The designers, innovators and business people in this industry are starting a revolution that ensures doing good never goes out of style. 

BASF to Release Carbon Footprint Data for Its 45K Products
BASF to Release Carbon Footprint Data for Its 45K Products

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The chemical giant has been a leader in innovative approaches to quantifying the impacts of its diverse product portfolio.

Trending: Returnity, Venetian Resort Working to Cut Out COVID Waste
Trending: Returnity, Venetian Resort Working to Cut Out COVID Waste

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Surgical mask upcycling and antimicrobial, reusable packaging solutions are some of the latest initiatives aiming to clean up some of our COVID-fueled, plastic-covered mess.

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Report Outlines Critical Actions for Beauty Brands to Sustainably ‘Make Up the Future’
Report Outlines Critical Actions for Beauty Brands to Sustainably ‘Make Up the Future’

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - A new report published this week by sustainability consulting group Quantis maps the urgent actions that cosmetics and personal care brands must address to achieve sustainability in today’s fast-changing world.

SB Corporate Members Collaborate to Drive Circular Innovation
SB Corporate Members Collaborate to Drive Circular Innovation

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - When BASF and its customer and fellow Sustainable Brands Corporate Member, Stanley Black & Decker, realized they had similar interest in recycling technologies for plastics and battery materials, they decided to launch an innovation challenge.

Now Is the Time to Detox the Fashion Industry — Here's How to Do It
Now Is the Time to Detox the Fashion Industry — Here's How to Do It

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - ZDHC Foundation Executive Director Frank Michel outlines why now is the time for the industry to stick to its sustainability commitments, and offers the industry a free tool to start detoxing.

Biodegradable, Recyclable: Designing Products for a Better End-of-Use Outcome
Biodegradable, Recyclable: Designing Products for a Better End-of-Use Outcome

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - As part of an effort to recognize and learn from a wide array of organizations about the ways we can each make a positive impact on people and the planet, Shaw is spotlighting 10 diverse organizations intently focused on products and initiatives that support the wellbeing of people and the planet.

Igniting the Healthy Building Materials Movement: A Conversation with Perkins and Will
Igniting the Healthy Building Materials Movement: A Conversation with Perkins and Will

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Here, Mary Dickinson, co-director of Perkins and Will’s Material Performance Lab, sheds light on the firm’s efforts related to the environments in which we live, work and play; the market drivers for those initiatives; and the challenges and keys to success along the way.

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Trending: Inventive Solutions to Food Waste Continuing to Grow
Trending: Inventive Solutions to Food Waste Continuing to Grow

WASTE NOT - Here, we have 3 examples of startup innovation at its finest — with stellar solutions from Ambrosia, Back to the Roots, Treasure8 and Shameless Pets promising to bite off a chunk of the US’ massive food waste issue.

Tools for Healthy Buildings — at All Price Points
Tools for Healthy Buildings — at All Price Points

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The Healthy Building Network’s HomeFree initiative helps leaders in affordable housing "do better" through scientific guidance and educational resources. The following insights from Billy Weber, HBN’s Collective Impact Director, were taken from a recent webinar, hosted by Shaw.

More Major Retailers Are Saying ‘Forever Chemicals No More’
More Major Retailers Are Saying ‘Forever Chemicals No More’

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - To paraphrase Voltaire: “With great market power comes great responsibility.” Retail market leaders are setting the pace in the transition to safer chemistry in their products and packaging. Their actions add up to saying, “Forever chemicals no more.”

Midwestern Airport Uses ‘Green’ Products to Address Common Airfield Challenges
Midwestern Airport Uses ‘Green’ Products to Address Common Airfield Challenges

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Following positive results from a trial run, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Int'l Airport is planning to continue using Nachurs' Alpine RF-14F® deicer for the 2019/2020 winter.

Uniting to Drive Change: The Cleaning Industry Bands Together for a Sustainable Future
Uniting to Drive Change: The Cleaning Industry Bands Together for a Sustainable Future

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - We know, of course, that no matter how many bold ambitions a company has, it cannot change the world alone. But through collaborative effort, the impact companies can make is multiplied, often many times over.

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Q&A: Why Sustainability Professionals Need Chemists
Q&A: Why Sustainability Professionals Need Chemists

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Chemistry may not be the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of sustainability, but it has a big role to play, particularly in a circular economy. We caught up with Christoph Jäkel, BASF’s Head of Sustainability Strategy, to learn more about how BASF is working to improve our everyday lives.

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