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Samsung, UNDP Partner to Push Progress on the SDGs
Samsung, UNDP Partner to Push Progress on the SDGs

MARKETING AND COMMS - New mobile app, special-edition accessories aim to raise awareness of, funding for the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

New Book Shows How, 10 Years In, Sharing Economy Is Improving Millions of Lives
New Book Shows How, 10 Years In, Sharing Economy Is Improving Millions of Lives

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Published to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the sharing economy, 'Generation Share' captures 200 untold stories of how sharing models are saving and transforming the lives of millions across the world.

Partnerships, Education Helping Braskem Pave Way Toward a Circular Future
Partnerships, Education Helping Braskem Pave Way Toward a Circular Future

COLLABORATION - With dedication to research, investment in technology and partnerships, Braskem has been transforming the plastics value chain.

New Online Library, Curriculum Aiming to Engage Students, Researchers on the SDGs
New Online Library, Curriculum Aiming to Engage Students, Researchers on the SDGs

LEADERSHIP - The aim of this new venture from academic publishing giant Taylor & Francis is to enable students and tutors to deliver the change they want throughout their careers and lives.

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Higher Education Needs a Higher Bar to Equip Us for a Flourishing Future
Higher Education Needs a Higher Bar to Equip Us for a Flourishing Future

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Our consumption and production systems will soon need re-engineering, so that all nine billion of us can live well within our planetary boundaries. Are higher education institutions doing enough to equip our professionals for these roles?

Trending: Brands Leveraging Tomorrow’s Greatest Minds to Solve Today’s Problems
Trending: Brands Leveraging Tomorrow’s Greatest Minds to Solve Today’s Problems

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - From early-stage startups to college students to grade-school prodigies, 3M, the Biomimicry Institute and Unilever continue to mine the latest, greatest minds for the next sustainability innovations.

How Can Sustainability Be a Win for B2B Companies? Ask Flex
How Can Sustainability Be a Win for B2B Companies? Ask Flex

CLEANTECH - Consumer-facing companies get a lot of the attention for their sustainability efforts through great ads and campaigns. But there is a huge role for B2B companies to benefit from sustainability solutions, as well. Flex is one of these.

Sekisui Chemical Launches New Global Website to Teach About SDGs
Sekisui Chemical Launches New Global Website to Teach About SDGs

MARKETING AND COMMS - SEKISUI SDGs Academy encourages users to think in an enjoyable way about the connections between themselves and the SDGs, through activities such as card games, which involve information about the company’s own products.

Back to the Roots Reintroduces Misunderstood Hemp to Home Growers
Back to the Roots Reintroduces Misunderstood Hemp to Home Growers

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Continuing its mission to “undo food," Back to the Roots has launched The Organic Hemp Starter Grow Kit, the first-ever hemp grow-at-home kit.

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Brands Expand Partnerships, Amplify Messaging in Support of Gender Equality
Brands Expand Partnerships, Amplify Messaging in Support of Gender Equality

MARKETING AND COMMS - adidas, Diageo and HP launch new films and campaigns, while PepsiCo tackles gender equality in agriculture for International Women’s Day.

Kellogg created 1.2 billion Better Days through 2018; far ahead of schedule in achieving Heart & Soul goals
Kellogg created 1.2 billion Better Days through 2018; far ahead of schedule in achieving Heart & Soul goals

COMMUNITY UPDATE - Today, on Valentine’s Day, people celebrate their sweethearts. We don’t always think about it, but a company can have a heart, too.

Classroom-in-a-Backpack Bringing Education to the Masses in Off-Grid Bangladesh
Classroom-in-a-Backpack Bringing Education to the Masses in Off-Grid Bangladesh

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Light of Hope had the rather ingenious idea of fitting a solar panel-powered classroom into a backpack.

Future Shock: Is Higher Education Ready for the Impact?
Future Shock: Is Higher Education Ready for the Impact?

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Industries, companies and governments are retooling for the future, driven by the sustainability imperatives of climate change; resource, food and water scarcity; social polarization and rising income inequality. Universities and colleges are no exception. The future will be won by organizations that were proactive, not those that defended the status quo. As with other industries, the post-secondary sector is undergoing a transition as it explores its reason for existence. Does it equip students and professionals for future roles? Yes. Does it also equip its administrators to contribute their expertise, resources, assets and investments to contribute to societal outcomes? Slowly, but surely.

Atlanta: A Dark Horse in Sustainability Innovation
Atlanta: A Dark Horse in Sustainability Innovation

LEADERSHIP - Atlanta may not be the first city that comes to mind when you think of sustainability — but perhaps, it should be.

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North Ayrshire School Unveils a Playground Made From Recycled Plastic
North Ayrshire School Unveils a Playground Made From Recycled Plastic

PRESS RELEASE - Castlepark Primary School in North Ayrshire will unveil its very own playground made from recycled plastic after winning a national competition to receive a sustainable play area for children. The playground unveil will happen at 1.30pm on Tuesday, 27th November 2018 at Castlepark Primary School, Irvine, North Ayrshire, with children, parents and representatives from Febreze, Fairy, TerraCycle, Tesco and North Ayrshire Council attending. Over the summer, Febreze and Fairy partnered with TerraCycle and Tesco to give schools in the UK a chance to win a playground made from recycled plastic. Community members were encouraged to get involved and help their local schools win by voting for them in the competition.

Playfully exploring the SDGs: SAP counts on gamification
Playfully exploring the SDGs: SAP counts on gamification

PRESS RELEASE - IT-company SAP counts on gamification to make employees, customers and partners more familiar with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through its new “Wheel of Purpose”. Gamification means applying game-typical elements to a context that has little to do with games to raise motivation and joy for educational content.

McGill University's Bensadoun School to Shape Sustainable Future of Retail
McGill University's Bensadoun School to Shape Sustainable Future of Retail

THE NEXT ECONOMY - On Friday, Montreal’s McGill University announced the opening of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management (BSRM) — a hub for students, researchers and practitioners to work collaboratively towards bringing retailers into the 21st century. An interdisciplinary, forward-looking school dedicated to all facets of the retail industry, its research and programming will focus on fostering sustainable consumption and healthy societies.

New World Scout Ambassador Bear Grylls Launches the Largest Global Youth Mobilisation for the SDGs
New World Scout Ambassador Bear Grylls Launches the Largest Global Youth Mobilisation for the SDGs

PRESS RELEASE - Millions of young people around the world know Bear Grylls as a Global adventurer, TV host and best-selling author with a passion for Scouting. Now, as the new Chief Ambassador for the entire global Scout Movement, Bear is getting behind an unprecedented mobilisation of 50 million Scouts to improve the sustainability of our planet.

Wildlife Habitat Council Recognizes General Motors’ Ongoing Commitment to Biodiversity and Conservation
Wildlife Habitat Council Recognizes General Motors’ Ongoing Commitment  to Biodiversity and Conservation

PRESS RELEASE - General Motors’ CAMI Assembly Plant in Canada has received the Wildlife Habitat Council’s highest recognition for overall excellence in corporate conservation, the Gold Program Award. General Motors continues to lead the industry with the most WHC Conservation Certification sites — 75 — and is at nearly 85 percent of its goal to achieve certification at all its manufacturing sites by 2020.

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Colgate-Palmolive Company Accepts ‘All In On Recycling’ Challenge
Colgate-Palmolive Company Accepts ‘All In On Recycling’ Challenge

PRESS RELEASE - Colgate’s support of The Recycling Partnership is part of the All In On Recycling challenge, which kicked off with a $10 million investment from the PepsiCo Foundation this summer. The goal of this largest industry-wide challenge is to raise $25 million in total donations from leading businesses, companies, and organizations to deliver recycling support to more than 2,800 communities nationwide over the next five years.

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