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Climax Ecosystems: Looking to Nature to Optimize Your Company Culture
Climax Ecosystems: Looking to Nature to Optimize Your Company Culture

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - A resilient organization must operate in a way that ensures all associated entities survive and thrive. In a healthy ecosystem, everyone has a niche and a role; feedback loops are short and constant, ensuring accountable and creative decision-making is happening at all levels. Functioning in this way not only strengthens internal functionality, but allows organizations to better nurture crucial outside partnerships. So, what if an organization functioned like a climax ecosystem? Sharp feedback mechanisms, efficient supply chains, and self-organized teams create organizations that are always ready for the next big opportunity.

Braskem, Sealed Air and Naturepedic partner to bring renewable foam polyethylene to the market
Braskem, Sealed Air and Naturepedic partner to bring renewable foam polyethylene to the market

PRESS RELEASE - I'm GreenTM Polyethylene (PE) bio-based resin provides a more sustainable approach to a great night's sleep with new carbon reducing material.

PepsiCo joins New Plastics Economy Initiative as Core Partner
PepsiCo joins New Plastics Economy Initiative as Core Partner

PRESS RELEASE - PepsiCo has joined the New Plastics Economy initiative as a Core Partner, signaling the global food and beverage company's continued commitment to reduce packaging waste. Led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the New Plastics Economy is bringing together industry, government, NGOs, scientists, students and citizens to build a more sustainable global plastics value chain.

BASF Announces Cooperation With HP Indigo
BASF Announces Cooperation With HP Indigo

PRESS RELEASE - BASF has recently entered a strategic collaboration with HP Indigo, the world’s leading manufacturer of digital printing presses. Both companies will collaborate to develop water-based adhesive solutions for flexible packaging that are specially tailored for the requirements of the HP Indigo ElectroInk process, a highly flexible and fast digital printing process.

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Water-based inks and adhesives as a valuable contribution to sustainability in flexible packaging
Water-based inks and adhesives as a valuable contribution to sustainability in flexible packaging

PRESS RELEASE - - Water-based Joncryl® and Epotal® offer less environmental impact at similar costs and performance compared to solvent-based technologies- Eco-Efficiency Analysis (EEA) proves a reduced carbon footprint for water-based inks and adhesives of about 15%

Philips' Sustainability Performance Influences Interest Rate for New Revolving Credit Facility
Philips' Sustainability Performance Influences Interest Rate for New Revolving Credit Facility

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Royal Philips (Philips), a leader in health technology, has announced an agreement with a consortium of sixteen banks for a new €1 billion Revolving Credit Facility with an interest rate that will be dependent on the company’s year-on-year sustainability performance improvement.

CVS Health Nixes Harmful Chemicals from Beauty, Personal Care Products
CVS Health Nixes Harmful Chemicals from Beauty, Personal Care Products

WALKING THE TALK - Following the announcement of its new store renovation initiative, CVS Pharmacy has revealed that it will be eliminating parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde donors in nearly 600 beauty and personal care products in its CVS Health, Beauty 360, Essence of Beauty and Blade lines. CVS Pharmacy will stop shipping store brand products that don’t meet these standards to distribution centers by the end of 2019.

CVS Health Redesigns Stores to Further Improve Health of Its Offerings
CVS Health Redesigns Stores to Further Improve Health of Its Offerings

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - CVS Health announced this week it is harnessing the power of design to activate its purpose. The national drugstore chain is rolling out a new store renovation project that builds on its mission to help people on their path to better health.

Why is Global Health Day Important to Amway Corporation?
Why is Global Health Day Important to Amway Corporation?

PRESS RELEASE - On April 6, Amway joined the world in recognizing Global Health Day. Established in 1950 to mark the anniversary of the founding of the United Nations World Health Organization, Global Health Day raises awareness and mobilizes partners to address key global health issues. The intent of this important day closely aligns with Amway’s Corporate Social Responsibility belief – by using the best of our business and the passion of our people we can solve global challenges and improve individual communities all over the world.

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Trending: Chemistry Giants Partner to Advance Supply Chain Transparency, Drive Industrial Research
Trending: Chemistry Giants Partner to Advance Supply Chain Transparency, Drive Industrial Research

COLLABORATION - Following the launch of Applied DNA Sciences’s CertainT platform that utilizes molecular tags to certify authenticity and origins of products, AkzoNobel, Advanced Biochemical Thailand Co. and EY have introduced a new online tool that allows businesses, for the first time, to use e-certification to track bio-based content along the chemical value chain.

Report Finds Link Between Improved Health, Access to Nature
Report Finds Link Between Improved Health, Access to Nature

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Obesity, mental health problems, air and noise pollution, heat stress and social exclusion — these are just a few of the health and social challenges Europeans face today. But according to a new report released by Friends of the Earth in conjunction with the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP), increased exposure to nature and green space could help improve both physical and mental health.

2,000 Dow Volunteers and New Technology Set the Stage for 2017 Partnership with Habitat for Humanity
2,000 Dow Volunteers and New Technology Set the Stage for 2017 Partnership with Habitat for Humanity

PRESS RELEASE - This year, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and Habitat for Humanity enter their 35th year of partnership and will add new technologies to help make communities healthier and homes more sustainable for families in need of decent and affordable housing. In 2017, Dow will support 42 Habitat projects in 19 countries through employee volunteerism, product donations and financial support. Dow has committed more than $1.4 million to support these projects and more than 2,000 employees are anticipated to volunteer building homes alongside future homeowners.

Solegear and Braskem Partner to Launch Recycling Containers Under the Brand Name Good Natured
Solegear and Braskem Partner to Launch Recycling Containers Under the Brand Name Good Natured

PRESS RELEASE - Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. and Braskem,  the leading producer of biopolymers in the world, announced today a 3-year partnership in which Solegear will utilize Braskem's I'm greenTM Polyethylene to produce and distribute a series of household recycling containers under its good naturedTMbrand.

J&J Reveals Winners of First Africa Innovation Challenge
J&J Reveals Winners of First Africa Innovation Challenge

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - At the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, Johnson & Johnson revealed the winners of its first Africa Innovation Challenge, an initiative designed to drive innovative and sustainable health solutions that will benefit African communities. The Challenge is part of the company’s comprehensive approach to collaborate with and support Africa’s vibrant innovation, education and health systems institutions.

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How Health Care Is Pushing Sustainability Ahead of Consumer Demand
How Health Care Is Pushing Sustainability Ahead of Consumer Demand

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Over the last few years, we’ve seen consumer demand accelerate the push for corporate responsibility in business. Consumers today aren’t just paying lip service to good causes; more are choosing to ‘vote with their dollars,’ seeking out and purchasing products from companies that align with their values.

Circularity of Hazardous Chemicals Requires New Legal Framework, NGOs Say
Circularity of Hazardous Chemicals Requires New Legal Framework, NGOs Say

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Policymakers must limit chemicals entering the material cycle and adapt existing legislation in order to protect human health and the environment from toxic substances in a circular economy, say ClientEarth and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) in a new report. The NGOs indicate that the current legal framework has failed to ensure information about dangerous chemicals is diffused throughout the whole material cycle and potential subsequent lifecycles.

PepsiCo and Danimer Scientific to Collaborate on Biodegradable Resins
PepsiCo and Danimer Scientific to Collaborate on Biodegradable Resins

PRESS RELEASE - Biotechnology leader Danimer Scientific and global food and beverage company PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) have announced an agreement that includes development of Danimer Scientifics’ biodegradable film resins to meet the sustainable flexible packaging requirements of PepsiCo’s global food and beverage business. The agreement builds on a long-standing relationship that has included the development of bio-based compostable packaging for PepsiCo’s snack brands, and will facilitate the expansion of Danimer Scientifics’ NodaxTM PHA plant.

Biocomposite That Increases Performance, Sustainability Could Be Future of Surf Fins
Biocomposite That Increases Performance, Sustainability Could Be Future of Surf Fins

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Surf equipment manufacturer Futures Fins is introducing a new fin for stand-up paddleboards (SUP) created from biocomposites. The RWC (reclaimed wood composite) Keel is an environmentally friendly biocomposite-based fin that meets, and in some aspects exceeds, traditional performance demands.

Feed the Truth to Put Public Health — Not Special Interests — First in Food Industry
Feed the Truth to Put Public Health — Not Special Interests — First in Food Industry

LEADERSHIP - Daniel Lubetzky, founder and CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks, has launched an independent organization that seeks to improve public health by making truth, transparency and integrity the foremost values in today’s food system.

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Target, GSK, Kaiser Honored for Partnerships Promoting Community Health
Target, GSK, Kaiser Honored for Partnerships Promoting Community Health

COLLABORATION - Last week, during the inaugural Healthy10 Awards, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation honored 10 partnerships for their efforts to connect businesses and communities promote good health. The Healthy10 Awards concluded the Health Means Business National Summit, an extension of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Health Means Business campaign and an opportunity for business, government and non-profit leaders to discuss the business community’s role in improving community wellness.

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