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32 Fashion, Textile Giants Make Pact to Transform Fashion Industry
32 Fashion, Textile Giants Make Pact to Transform Fashion Industry

COLLABORATION - The companies have signed a Fashion Pact, committing to practical targets together in climate, biodiversity and oceans. The Pact will be presented to heads of state during the G7 meeting this weekend in Biarritz.

The Most Critical Sustainability Metric of the Year, and the Decade
The Most Critical Sustainability Metric of the Year, and the Decade

NEW METRICS - I hope that by now we are more than clear on what we can and need to do about our dwindling carbon budget. If you are not thinking ‘science-based targets’, you really need to catch up — keep reading.

Q&A: A Practical Guide to Science-Based Targets
Q&A: A Practical Guide to Science-Based Targets

BUSINESS CASE - Many companies are intrigued about setting science-based targets, yet are unsure about what this means in practice. So, we spoke to South Pole's Charles Henderson to learn more.

Scientists, NGOs Call for ‘Global Deal for Nature’ to Protect Half the World’s Lands and Seas
Scientists, NGOs Call for ‘Global Deal for Nature’ to Protect Half the World’s Lands and Seas

MARKETING AND COMMS - Conservation scientists, NGOs and indigenous leaders urge governments to adopt a “Global Deal for Nature” as a companion to the Paris Agreement. A corresponding study establishes science-based conservation targets for the entire planet.

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With 2030 Roadmap, Pernod Ricard Offers More Ways to Wet Your Whistle Responsibly
With 2030 Roadmap, Pernod Ricard Offers More Ways to Wet Your Whistle Responsibly

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Today, the beverage giant releases a new. comprehensive sustainability framework, alongside a set of 2030 goals. It joins many of its industry peers in establishing strategies with clearly defined goals and science-based targets.

Scientific and Technological Breakthroughs are Transforming Global Brands
Scientific and Technological Breakthroughs are Transforming Global Brands

PRESS RELEASE - Science and technology are just two of the many driving forces behind the environmental and social innovation needed to protect our planet and improve the lives of individuals.

Target Sets Its Sights on Scope 3 Emissions with New Climate Goals
Target Sets Its Sights on Scope 3 Emissions with New Climate Goals

CLEANTECH - The new goals will reduce the retail giant’s carbon footprint from source to shelf, as it works alongside its supply chain partners to lower emissions throughout its value chain.

Girlapproved: Connecting AI, Human Evolution and the Future of Business Success
Girlapproved: Connecting AI, Human Evolution and the Future of Business Success

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Girlapproved provides deeper causal understanding of not only where we are and how we got here, but how to chart a better course and how to turn the mother ship around, with practical steps to guide us.

Only Natural Pet Advances Sustainable Packaging Initiative with Braskem’s Sugarcane Based I’m greenTM Biopolymer
Only Natural Pet Advances Sustainable Packaging Initiative with Braskem’s Sugarcane Based I’m greenTM Biopolymer

PRESS RELEASE - Philadelphia, PA & Boulder, CO – August 29, 2018 - Braskem (BM&FBOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK), the largest thermoplastics polyolefins producer in the Americas and the leading producer of biopolymers in the world, and Only Natural Pet, America’s leading brand of natural pet supplies, together announced a new sustainable pet food packaging initiative utilizing Braskem’s sugarcane based I’m greenTM biopolymer. Only Natural Pet is integrating at least 30% bioplastic packaging material into every bag of its recently launched line of Mindful Meals dry dog food, directly supporting Only Natural Pet’s ongoing commitments to environmental sustainability and carbon reduction.

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Sustana Group - Breaking Barriers With 100% Recycled Food Packaging Fiber
Sustana Group - Breaking Barriers With 100% Recycled Food Packaging Fiber

PRESS RELEASE - 3 reasons why Sustana Group is changing the game with EnviroLife™ Unmatched purity. Unlimited potential. No other recycled fiber on the market can match the purity of EnviroLife. With Envirolife, we’ve created a fiber that is free from contaminants such as dirt and stickies present in most post consumer fiber. With it’s unlimited potential, it can be used for takeaway containers, coffee/tea cups, pizza boxes, soup containers, coffee bags, cheese/meat interleaving paper, clam shell containers, bread bags, etc. EnviroLife is the only recycled fiber that can be used at 100% inclusion with no added barrier.

Braskem launches new renewable resin in Allbirds shoes
Braskem launches new renewable resin in Allbirds shoes

PRESS RELEASE - Braskem launches new renewable resin in Allbirds shoes Made from sugarcane, the new product is the first with its characteristics to be made from a renewable resource and should supply the footwear, automotive, flexible packaging industries, as well as others

The Nature Conservancy teams with Nestlé Purina and Cargill to improve water sustainability in the beef supply chain
The Nature Conservancy teams with Nestlé Purina and Cargill to improve water sustainability in the beef supply chain

PRESS RELEASE - The Nature Conservancy, in collaboration with Nestlé Purina and Cargill, is launching a three-year water project to improve the sustainability of the beef supply chain. This project is expected to reduce the environmental impact of row crop irrigation in Nebraska and provide a scalable irrigation solution for farmers across the U.S.

Advanced Software Design Technology Leads GM to Lighter, More Efficient Vehicles
Advanced Software Design Technology Leads GM to Lighter, More Efficient Vehicles

PRESS RELEASE - General Motors is committed to building efficient vehicles in a responsible manner, reducing our footprint and strengthening our communities around the world. As part of those efforts, we are the first automaker in North America to use new generative design software technology from Bay Area-based software company Autodesk. The technology is key to vehicle lightweighting, or developing lighter and more efficient vehicles.

Stanley Black & Decker Achieves Science Based Target Recognition for Environmental Goals
Stanley Black & Decker Achieves Science Based Target Recognition for Environmental Goals

PRESS RELEASE - Stanley Black & Decker announced that its long-term environmental sustainability goals have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative, a collaboration between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Science-based targets provide a clearly defined pathway to future-proof growth by specifying how much and how quickly a company needs to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.

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Sustainability Lexicon: Top Terms to Know for International Day of Forests
Sustainability Lexicon: Top Terms to Know for International Day of Forests

PRESS RELEASE - One-third of the Earth’s land mass is covered by forests – beautiful, useful, and the essence of sustainability.

The Role of Business in Driving Sustainable Consumption, Production
The Role of Business in Driving Sustainable Consumption, Production

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Business is increasingly aligning its activities with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A recent report shows that 43 percent of the world’s largest 250 companies are now linking their sustainability reporting to the SDGs.

WaterBit Uses AT&T Connectivity in Smart Irrigation Solution
WaterBit Uses AT&T Connectivity in Smart Irrigation Solution

PRESS RELEASE - WaterBit and AT&T are making automated irrigation easier for growers. WaterBit chose AT&T to provide highly secure connectivity to its autonomous irrigation solution. The smart irrigation solution helps farmers increase yield and conserve resources. In-field data collection of soil moisture and nutrients gives farmers near real-time insight into crop conditions. Integrating data collection with WaterBit’s cloud-based software lets growers monitor and analyze soil moisture, as well as plan and control irrigation with pinpoint accuracy. “With WaterBit, precision and science will better inform water delivery and translate into higher yields that can be sustained," said Chandler Bennett, production manager at Madison Farms - WaterBit customer.

Member Spotlight: Dave Stangis, CSO at Campbell, on his work ethic and why he’s grateful for the Sustainable Brands community
Member Spotlight: Dave Stangis, CSO at Campbell, on his work ethic and why he’s grateful for the Sustainable Brands community

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - We recently spoke with Dave Stangis (@DaveStangis), vice president corporate responsibility and chief sustainability officer at Campbell Soup Company, about his unexpected entrée into a successful sustainability career and how he stays passionate about his work. Keep reading to learn how his interest in science and technology is a continuous source of inspiration and what he does when he’s not working on a Campbell project (which is rare).

DuPont Industrial Biosciences And Wools Of New Zealand Announce Materials Collaboration
DuPont Industrial Biosciences And Wools Of New Zealand Announce Materials Collaboration

PRESS RELEASE - DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) is proud to announce a collaboration with Wools of New Zealand (WoNZ) to create a new platform of yarns for home textiles that will offer enduring performance characteristics with a more sustainable, eco-friendly profile.

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Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics and Keep America Beautiful Announce Hefty® EnergyBag™ Grant Recipients
Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics and Keep America Beautiful Announce Hefty® EnergyBag™ Grant Recipients

PRESS RELEASE - Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics and Keep America Beautiful announced they have awarded two $50,000 grants to organizations in Cobb County, Georgia (Keep Cobb Beautiful Inc.) and Boise, Idaho to establish the Hefty® EnergyBag™ program in their respective communities.

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