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Combating Child Labor on India’s Tobacco Farms
Combating Child Labor on India’s Tobacco Farms

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Child labor and other labor abuses are recurring problems characteristic to tobacco-growing and other agricultural communities in countries such as India. But Philip Morris International’s Agricultural Labor Practices is creating a step change.

Gen Z Believes in Its Own Power to Make Change, But That Companies Must Lead the Way
Gen Z Believes in Its Own Power to Make Change, But That Companies Must Lead the Way

MARKETING AND COMMS - While Gen Zers feel personally responsible to make a difference and 76% believe we will have made headway on important issues in five years’ time, 90% also believe companies must drive action on social and environmental issues.

Abbott Planting Seeds for Healthier Tomorrow with ‘Future Well Kids’
Abbott Planting Seeds for Healthier Tomorrow with ‘Future Well Kids’

MARKETING AND COMMS - By inspiring kids to start healthy habits today, Abbott’s new Future Well Kids program aims to create a healthier tomorrow. By the time kids finish the program, they'll have developed their own definitions of what living a healthy life means.

Chicken and Egg: Business Must Embrace the Need for Sustainability Know-How
Chicken and Egg: Business Must Embrace the Need for Sustainability Know-How

BUSINESS CASE - Professionals who received their education over 10 years ago — and who haven’t upgraded to be able to understand the implications and complexity of sustainability trends, risks and opportunities — may be putting their organizations at risk.

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Maldives, Parley for the Ocean Creating New Model for Healthy ‘Future Island Nations’
Maldives, Parley for the Ocean Creating New Model for Healthy ‘Future Island Nations’

COLLABORATION - They plan to develop a scalable model for government- and industry-led responses to ocean and climate threats, and establish proof of concept for a new economy in which harmful materials and business practices are relics of the past.

UPDATE: Salesforce’s Sustainability Cloud Empowers Business to Drive Impactful Climate Action
UPDATE: Salesforce’s Sustainability Cloud Empowers Business to Drive Impactful Climate Action

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Salesforce reinforces sustainability commitments at UNGA and Climate Week NYC with stakeholder engagement, STEM investments, and a new carbon accounting product.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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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