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Trending: Ratcheting Up to Sustainable Activewear, Inside and Out
Trending: Ratcheting Up to Sustainable Activewear, Inside and Out

THE NEXT ECONOMY - ALLIED Feather & Down relaunches its global supply chain education and traceability tool for outdoor brands and consumers, while Arc’Teryx goes circular with Rock Solid Used Gear.

6 Ways to Shift Business for Real, Positive Impact
6 Ways to Shift Business for Real, Positive Impact

LEADERSHIP - To answer the call of this climate emergency, we need business to shift from being ‘less negative’ to being ‘for good,’ and to redefine ‘profit’ to include social and environmental benefit.

Leveraging Efficiency to Drive Enterprise-Wide Change
Leveraging Efficiency to Drive Enterprise-Wide Change

CLEANTECH - How can companies implement longer-term efficiency projects that deliver meaningful energy cost savings, alongside material impact on their productivity, reliability and resiliency of their operations?

KLM Issues Global Call to Industry, Travelers to 'Fly Responsibly'
KLM Issues Global Call to Industry, Travelers to 'Fly Responsibly'

COLLABORATION - Just ahead of its 100th birthday, the Dutch airline calls on global aviation industry, individual travelers to join forces for sustainable air travel — or take the train, instead.

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Why B Corp Certification Was Non-Negotiable for Our Brand
Why B Corp Certification Was Non-Negotiable for Our Brand

WALKING THE TALK - Our company’s story is still a young one, and it is ever changing as we continue to grow, but we knew early on that our startup would need to become a Certified B Corp along the way.

How Investors Can Effectively Select an Investment Manager to Measure ESG
How Investors Can Effectively Select an Investment Manager to Measure ESG

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Here are a few preliminary steps asset owners should take when beginning the search for an investment manager that integrates ESG.

Best Buy Now Helping Consumers Reduce CO2, Save Billions on Utilities, Recycle More
Best Buy Now Helping Consumers Reduce CO2, Save Billions on Utilities, Recycle More

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The electronics retailer will now help its customers save billions while reducing their emissions, as it works to further decrease its own — and now offers expanded recycling and repair services.

‘Good Stuff’ Pop-Up Brings Circular Economy to Life in Manhattan
‘Good Stuff’ Pop-Up Brings Circular Economy to Life in Manhattan

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Can frustration over a broken toaster and a balky vacuum, exacerbated by the sleeplessness that goes with mothering a newborn, catalyze the scaling up of a circular economy for consumer products?

E-Commerce Companies Can Be Guardians of the Environment
E-Commerce Companies Can Be Guardians of the Environment

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - At Thrive Market, as we’ve neutralized our shipping footprint, brought our fulfillment centers to zero waste, and removed 90% of virgin plastic from our packaging, we’ve learned some surprising lessons.

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SB’19 Detroit: #BrandsForGood, #Strawless Laying Groundwork for Sustainable Behavior Change
SB’19 Detroit: #BrandsForGood, #Strawless Laying Groundwork for Sustainable Behavior Change

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - On Wednesday, day three of SB’19 Detroit, the focus was on collective brand efforts to create the significant shifts in consumer behavior necessary for The Good Life to become a reality.

#BrandsforGood on Mission to Bring ‘Good Life’ to Life for Consumers
#BrandsforGood on Mission to Bring ‘Good Life’ to Life for Consumers

LEADERSHIP - When SB’s Corporate Member group agreed they hadn’t cracked the nut as to how to create that elusive “pull factor” toward more conscious consumer habits and purchasing behaviors, the Brands for Good collaboratory was born.

Collaborating for the Better: Helping Consumers Enjoy Convenience with a Clear Conscience
Collaborating for the Better: Helping Consumers Enjoy Convenience with a Clear Conscience

COLLABORATION - One of the biggest challenges today is to encourage both brands and consumers to opt for more sustainable alternatives. Collaboration and alliances with like-minded partners along the value chain can help solve the world’s most pressing environmental challenges.

A Sustainable Tobacco Company? Philip Morris International Thinks It’s Possible
A Sustainable Tobacco Company? Philip Morris International Thinks It’s Possible

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - In its 2018 Sustainability Report, the tobacco giant explains how it is finding success creating a smoke-free future by transforming its business.

The Body Shop’s Fairly Traded Recycled Plastic Highlights Human Side of Plastic Crisis
The Body Shop’s Fairly Traded Recycled Plastic Highlights Human Side of Plastic Crisis

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The Body Shop is launching its first Community Trade Recycled Plastic from Bengaluru, India. Along with fighting plastic pollution, the initiative aims to drive social change and help empower people.

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Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research
Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research

SUPPLY CHAIN - Research aims to demonstrate economic and environmental gains for sustainable ranching practices. The systems-based research project focuses on 12 interrelated topics — including soil carbon and water, greenhouse gas emissions, and livestock wellbeing and resilience.

In Rhode Island, Mission to Improve Ocean Health Is Starting on Land
In Rhode Island, Mission to Improve Ocean Health Is Starting on Land

WASTE NOT - “If we’re going to solve for beach and ocean cleanliness, as well as climate change and ocean acidification — and we certainly have to do it all — then we have to acknowledge that the health of our soil is crucial.”

25-Country Study to Help Identify Barriers, Opportunities for More Sustainable Lifestyles
25-Country Study to Help Identify Barriers, Opportunities for More Sustainable Lifestyles

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - A consortium of leading organizations has joined insights and strategy consultancy GlobeScan in launching a new global consumer research study on the topic of Healthy and Sustainable Living.

How to Be a Better Recycler
How to Be a Better Recycler

WASTE NOT - Many people think because they’re recycling, they’re being earth-friendly, but the reality is that over one-third of what people in the US try to recycle can’t be recycled.

Changing Behavior, One Reused Item at a Time
Changing Behavior, One Reused Item at a Time

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - We are consuming more clothing, using it for nearly half as long and still filling up our Earth with unwanted and unused clothing and textiles. The existing solution we can utilize in our day-to-day lives and business practices is reuse.

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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.

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