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Q&A: Shaw on Flooring That’s Good for More Than the Feet
Q&A: Shaw on Flooring That’s Good for More Than the Feet

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The floor beneath our feet can mean so little, or so much. We caught up with Susan Farris, VP of Sustainability Corporate Communications, to learn more about how Shaw’s focus on sustainability is evolving alongside the market.

Rebbl Documentary a Case Study on Benefits of Ethical Supply Chains
Rebbl Documentary a Case Study on Benefits of Ethical Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - Rebbl’s approach shows that creating value through an ethical supply chain is possible — but it requires companies to really understand the situation on the ground, listen to local communities and create win-win solutions.

First Batch of Salmon Gold™ Enters Supply Chains of Tiffany & Co, Apple
First Batch of Salmon Gold™ Enters Supply Chains of Tiffany & Co, Apple

SUPPLY CHAIN - An innovative approach to sourcing gold responsibly and restoring fish habitats in Alaska and Canada, Salmon Gold meets the needs of manufacturing and retail companies that responsibly source minerals for their products.

Brazilian Telenovela Brings Plight of the Amazon to Global Audiences
Brazilian Telenovela Brings Plight of the Amazon to Global Audiences

MARKETING AND COMMS - The Brazilian drama thriller aims to raise awareness of the threats to the rainforest, indigenous communities and society at large, by bringing these threats closer to home.

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Ekoa: The Wonder Material That Could Help Save the Rainforests
Ekoa: The Wonder Material That Could Help Save the Rainforests

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Merely slowing our rate of deforestation won't cut it if humanity is going to make a dent in climate change — major disruptions are needed. That's where Ekoa comes in.

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.

Nestlé Creates Industry-First, Recyclable Paper Snack Packaging
Nestlé Creates Industry-First, Recyclable Paper Snack Packaging

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Until now, high-speed production of shelf-stable snacks was only achieved using plastic films and laminates.

Why Ethical Honey Brands Need to Start Making a Noise
Why Ethical Honey Brands Need to Start Making a Noise

SUPPLY CHAIN - In an ideal world, mass honey producers would care more about preserving the environment than profits. We need to arm consumers with the right information so they can make the ethical choice.

Business for Nature: Our Economy, Wellbeing Depend on Restoring Biodiversity
Business for Nature: Our Economy, Wellbeing Depend on Restoring Biodiversity

LEADERSHIP - A diverse group of influential international organizations has launched a global coalition to elevate a business call for comprehensive action to reverse nature loss and restore the planet’s vital natural systems.

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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.

Sports World, CPG Brands Continue Charge Toward Sustainable Plastics Use
Sports World, CPG Brands Continue Charge Toward Sustainable Plastics Use

WASTE NOT - Announcements this week take skincare into refillable pods, set new standards designed to protect environment amid climate crisis, and increase recycled content in packaging.

BASF, Estée Lauder, RSPO Partner to Enhance Sustainable Palm Oil Production
BASF, Estée Lauder, RSPO Partner to Enhance Sustainable Palm Oil Production

SUPPLY CHAIN - The goal is to improve farmer livelihoods and their sustainable production of palm oil and palm kernel oil, through continuous education and technical support on implementing and maintaining sustainable palm oil practices.

Nespresso’s 'Reviving Origins' Program Revitalizing Coffee Regions Under Threat
Nespresso’s 'Reviving Origins' Program Revitalizing Coffee Regions Under Threat

SUPPLY CHAIN - Brand ambassador George Clooney visits farms in Puerto Rico and shines a light on the impact coffee can have on a community.

Study of Diamond Mining Reveals Impact on Local Communities, Challenges Stereotypes
Study of Diamond Mining Reveals Impact on Local Communities, Challenges Stereotypes

SUPPLY CHAIN - Trucost finds the world’s large-scale diamond producers infuse billions of dollars in benefits into communities, provide higher than national average wages and are working to minimize environmental impacts.

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Pond: Using Algae to Turn CO2 to Our Many Advantages
Pond: Using Algae to Turn CO2 to Our Many Advantages

CLEANTECH - Pond Technologies is a Canadian cleantech company using nature’s filters to combat climate change, while also providing a model to help existing industries join the shift towards a low-carbon economy via value-added, recycled-carbon products.

The State of Recycling: What Does it Mean for Paper?
The State of Recycling: What Does it Mean for Paper?

WASTE NOT - As the global recycling industry responds to political, financial and environmental factors, and as consumers become more aware of the sustainability issues facing society today — what should we be thinking about? I’ve put together my top three takeaways, especially as it relates to the paper market.

JetBlue, Nature Conservancy Using AI to Evaluate Impact of Ecosystems on Tourism
JetBlue, Nature Conservancy Using AI to Evaluate Impact of Ecosystems on Tourism

NEW METRICS - With 65% of the Caribbean’s reefs generating tourism dollars, the study reveals an opportunity for tourism-associated businesses to work together to protect the region’s environmental health.

Luke’s Lobster Grows Impact, Revenue by Working With Fellow B Corps
Luke’s Lobster Grows Impact, Revenue by Working With Fellow B Corps

LEADERSHIP - “B Corp acts as a filter. You’re much more likely to get quality and follow-through in a long-lasting way from a B Corp.”

The Impact of Aluminum in a Circular Economy
The Impact of Aluminum in a Circular Economy

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Hydro's new products and processes will increase recycling of post-consumer scrap to 250,000 metric tons per year by 2020, reduce waste to landfill by 60%, and reduce water usage in water-stressed areas by 15%.

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In Face of Rampant Seafood Fraud, Study Reveals Efficacy of MSC Label
In Face of Rampant Seafood Fraud, Study Reveals Efficacy of MSC Label

MARKETING AND COMMS - Reports over the last decade have revealed an average global seafood mislabeling rate of 30%, but a study released today shows species mislabeling rate for MSC-certified seafood is less than 1%.

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