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Using Our Scale to Make a Difference: Target Unveils 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
Using Our Scale to Make a Difference: Target Unveils 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

PRESS RELEASE - At Target, our guests shop with us knowing they can expect more—not just in the products and experiences we offer, but that we hold ourselves to the highest standards as a company. And we’re continuing to transform our business to create a positive impact for people and the planet. “We’re committed to making our business economically, environmentally and socially sustainable,” says Jennifer Silberman, vice president, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). “And beyond that, we have an opportunity to transform the guest experience beyond the register in a way that unlocks long-term business value. With the power of our team, and our scale as one of the country’s largest retailers, we hope to be a catalyst for change across the industry.”

Member Spotlight: Laura Palmeiro from Danone on new metrics, the relationship between drones and yogurt, and more
Member Spotlight: Laura Palmeiro from Danone on new metrics, the relationship between drones and yogurt, and more

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - Laura Palmeiro (@laurapalmeiro), Sustainability Integration Director at Danone, sits down with us to share her thoughts on the importance of numbers to back up a good story, the value in advising a tech startup and sharing high tea with the Prince of Wales. Though fairly new to the SB Corporate Member Network, Laura has dived right in. She also recently joined SB’s Advisory Board. Read more to learn about the value she derives from participating in these communities.

People, Planet, Play: A New Name for our Longstanding Commitment
People, Planet, Play: A New Name for our Longstanding Commitment

PRESS RELEASE - People, Planet, Play is Caesars Entertainment’s commitment to our communities, environmental excellence and Responsible Gaming.

Trending: Pro-Ocean Orgs Use YouTube, Video Games, Fashion to Educate Consumers About Marine Plastics
Trending: Pro-Ocean Orgs Use YouTube, Video Games, Fashion to Educate Consumers About Marine Plastics

MARKETING AND COMMS - Eight million tons of plastic trash find their way into the world’s oceans every year. If this trend continues, there could be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050 according to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Considerable action is required to avoid this fate, but more and more organizations are beginning to step up to the plate. Creative campaigns that seek to engage consumers through multi-media and innovative products are proving to be an effective way to reach and educate wide audiences quickly, accelerating the uptake of behaviors and actions that could spur meaningful change.

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Google, Global Advertising Groups Tap YouTube to Mobilize Gen Z Around SDGs
Google, Global Advertising Groups Tap YouTube to Mobilize Gen Z Around SDGs

MARKETING AND COMMS - Google and Common Ground — an alliance of six major advertising holding companies — believe Generation Z could be the key to unlocking an SDG-aligned future. To drive widespread awareness and mobilize action among mission-driven youth around the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda, the two organizations have launched The Common Future Project action campaign.

6 Months In, IKEA's 'Food Is Precious' Initiative Has Prevented Over $980K Worth of Food Waste
6 Months In, IKEA's 'Food Is Precious' Initiative Has Prevented Over $980K Worth of Food Waste

WASTE NOT - IKEA has been making considerable progress towards its sustainability goals by embracing disruptive design and investing in sustainable materials. While the Swedish retailer has largely focused its environmental efforts on its home goods portfolio, the brand is now turning its attentions to tackling food waste.

SDG Progress Report Reveals Slow Start to Delivering on 2030 Agenda
SDG Progress Report Reveals Slow Start to Delivering on 2030 Agenda

NEW METRICS - Two years after the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, companies are finally beginning to align their sustainability strategies with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are increasingly being used to inform decision making and guide strategy, which is helping drive innovation and create new value along the value chain.

Still Talking About CSR? How to Accelerate Your Sustainability Visions for the Future
Still Talking About CSR? How to Accelerate Your Sustainability Visions for the Future

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - If you haven’t updated your sustainability or corporate social responsibility approach in the last few years, you are putting your company at risk.

New MSC Report Spotlights Certification's Role in Delivering the SDGs
New MSC Report Spotlights Certification's Role in Delivering the SDGs

SUPPLY CHAIN - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has released a new report highlighting the positive impact certification can have in delivering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The MSC Global Impacts Report 2017 details more than a thousand examples of positive change being made by certified fisheries to safeguard fish stocks and marine habitats.

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L'Oréal, McDonald's Commit to Nix Deforestation from Commodity Supply Chains
L'Oréal, McDonald's Commit to Nix Deforestation from Commodity Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - Forests play a critical role in mitigating global climate change and deforestation is responsible for 10-15 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, as well as habitat loss and social conflict. With the development of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the protection of forests has become a top priority for policymakers, investors and consumers.

Report: Lack of Engagement of Middle Management Impeding Progress on SDGs
Report: Lack of Engagement of Middle Management Impeding Progress on SDGs

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - According to a new study released by Frost & Sullivan and GlobeScan on behalf of CSR Europe, a lack of middle management engagement is creating obstacles for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Scouts to Embark on Worldwide Service Project Leading Up to 2019 World Scout Jamboree
Scouts to Embark on Worldwide Service Project Leading Up to 2019 World Scout Jamboree

PRESS RELEASE - Imagine the impact of the world’s 50 million Scouts each spending 10 hours to better their communities over the course of 50 days in 2019. This is the vision of the first-ever “Season of Service” announced today as a worldwide service project leading up to the 2019 World Scout Jamboree, a celebration of Scouting attended by youths from more than 165 countries. Supported by the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) for the 2019 World Scout Jamboree, the Season of Service effort will give every Scout the opportunity to be involved in community service and to share their experiences with others. In hosting such an effort, we hope to inspire a global movement of volunteerism and leadership by example.

SDG Fund Strives to Improve Working for Peruvian Quinoa Producers
SDG Fund Strives to Improve Working for Peruvian Quinoa Producers

COLLABORATION - The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal Fund and the Permanent Mission of Peru to the United Stations have revealed the results of their new program to improve working conditions of quinoa producers in the Peruvian regions of Ayacucho and Puno.

The Road to Context: What You Need to Know About Contextual Strategy and Goal-Setting (Part 1)
The Road to Context: What You Need to Know About Contextual Strategy and Goal-Setting (Part 1)

NEW METRICS - It seems like 2017 is becoming the year of ‘context,’ as the incorporation of sustainability context edges its way into more and more panel conversations and into leading corporate practice.

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Measuring True Impact: Why Science Is Redefining Our Definition of a Sustainable Company
Measuring True Impact: Why Science Is Redefining Our Definition of a Sustainable Company

NEW METRICS - Big changes for better outcomes Businesses today are realizing that to truly address the environmental and social challenges that affect our world, a major shift is required in the way they produce and market products and services.

AkzoNobel Launches Human Cities Coalition to Create Inclusive, Sustainable Cities of the Future
AkzoNobel Launches Human Cities Coalition to Create Inclusive, Sustainable Cities of the Future

COLLABORATION - Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals requires extensive cooperation with a long-term vision, which is why AkzoNobel has brought together more than 150 stakeholders and 20 partners, including Arcadis, Philips, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Slumdwellers International to launch the

The International Sustainable Campus Network: Global Knowledge Exchange in Higher Education
The International Sustainable Campus Network: Global Knowledge Exchange in Higher Education

LEADERSHIP - The International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) is a non-profit association of more than 80 colleges and universities from over 30 countries, with a mission of providing a forum for the exchange of information, ideas and best practices for achieving sustainable campus operations and integrating sustainability in research and teaching.

BASF Sustainable Living Laboratory unveiled at newly constructed Patrick F. Taylor Hall on the campus of Louisiana State University
BASF Sustainable Living Laboratory unveiled at newly constructed Patrick F. Taylor Hall on the campus of Louisiana State University

PRESS RELEASE - BATON ROUGE, LA, and GEISMAR, LA, April 6, 2017 – Louisiana State University (LSU) officials joined BASF executives in the public unveiling of the BASF Sustainable Living Laboratory on campus. The Lab, which is the first-of-its-kind at LSU and in the Southeast region, is an innovative space that promotes problem-based teaching and research focused on sustainable solutions to meet global challenges. As part of BASF's workforce development and science education efforts in the region, the Lab is the result of a $1 million donation BASF made to LSU Foundation and the College of Engineering first announced in 2014.  

DuPont People Spotlight: Dawn Rittenhouse Recognized with Sustainability Leading Women Award
DuPont People Spotlight: Dawn Rittenhouse Recognized with Sustainability Leading Women Award

PRESS RELEASE - On March 8th, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced the first 10 recipients of the inaugural Leading Women Awards, developed to recognize outstanding female leaders within the WBCSD membership. The awards, which were announced on International Women’s Day, showcase the business leadership of women in WBCSD member companies who are working to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Why You Should Align Your Brand’s Sustainability Efforts with the SDGs
Why You Should Align Your Brand’s Sustainability Efforts with the SDGs

MARKETING AND COMMS - The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (aka Global Goals) are viewed by most in the sustainability community as the biggest opportunity yet for the world to shape a new and better way of doing business while shaping a new and better world.

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