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Sustainable Apparel Coalition Launches Tech Venture to Scale Higg Index
Sustainable Apparel Coalition Launches Tech Venture to Scale Higg Index

NEW METRICS - Higg Co. will provide the trusted technology industry needs to be able to implement the Higg Index at scale; while the SAC will continue to focus on driving sustainability measurement and improvements in the apparel, footwear and textile industry.

Technology Partnerships Bridge Gaps Among Landscapes, Communities, Stakeholders
Technology Partnerships Bridge Gaps Among Landscapes, Communities, Stakeholders

SUPPLY CHAIN - Private companies increasingly recognize the role they play in global conservation efforts. Technology providers have smartly strategized ways to make business operations more efficient than ever before and aid corporations in meeting their commitments to sustainability.

SB’19 Paris, Day 3: Confidence, Cautionary Tales About a Tech-Driven Future
SB’19 Paris, Day 3: Confidence, Cautionary Tales About a Tech-Driven Future

THE NEXT ECONOMY - As SB’19 Paris wound down to a close, two thought-provoking roundtables on Tech, Science and Ethics explored conflicting views regarding a rise in AI applications; and how, for the next generation of purpose-driven startups, not all investors are created equal.

Microsoft Increases Carbon Fee, Doubles Down on AI for Sustainability
Microsoft Increases Carbon Fee, Doubles Down on AI for Sustainability

CLEANTECH - Informed by new research from PwC UK that shows AI can boost global GDP by up to 4.4% and reduce emissions by 4% by 2030, Microsoft commits to a tech-first approach to drive progress across operations, products, customers and data science.

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Why We Built the World’s First Website Carbon Calculator
Why We Built the World’s First Website Carbon Calculator

CLEANTECH - Every time someone loads a web page, it emits an average of 6 grams of CO2. Collectively, this means the web accounts for 2% of all global GHG emissions — equivalent to the global aviation industry.

Bright Ideas Will Usher in the Clean Energy Future
Bright Ideas Will Usher in the Clean Energy Future

CLEANTECH - A clean energy future will require innovation, creativity and increased investment in high-efficiency energy solutions. But once we eliminate the kinks — and the misconceptions — it is a bright future.

Tracking Your Forest Sustainability Efforts Is Now Affordable, Fast, Accurate
Tracking Your Forest Sustainability Efforts Is Now Affordable, Fast, Accurate

SUPPLY CHAIN - With a new application from Global Forest Watch (GFW) set to be released soon, companies will be able to track all their forest-related sustainability efforts in one secure place.

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.

Brands Expand Partnerships, Amplify Messaging in Support of Gender Equality
Brands Expand Partnerships, Amplify Messaging in Support of Gender Equality

MARKETING AND COMMS - adidas, Diageo and HP launch new films and campaigns, while PepsiCo tackles gender equality in agriculture for International Women’s Day.

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How Imaging Technology Could Solve the Global Food Waste Problem
How Imaging Technology Could Solve the Global Food Waste Problem

WASTE NOT - One of the biggest food retailers in the US has used the software to better understand the shelf life of its beef, cutting potential waste by 25 percent.

How SAP's Purposeful Customer Network Solves Business & World Challenges
How SAP's Purposeful Customer Network Solves Business & World Challenges

SUPPLY CHAIN - “Be authentic. You may have lost it for whatever reason: acquisition, merger, leadership changes, a value prop has evolved … but never forget where you came from.” — Alicia Tillman, SAP

Novozymes, VTT Crafting Next-Gen Solutions to Plastic Waste (and More)
Novozymes, VTT Crafting Next-Gen Solutions to Plastic Waste (and More)

WASTE NOT - Promising technologies from Finland, France could bring waste-free future closer to reality.

Report: 66% of Consumers Want Influence in Product Creation Process
Report: 66% of Consumers Want Influence in Product Creation Process

COLLABORATION - Findings underscore growing importance of technology and consumer feedback in product development process.

SupplyShift-Ulula Partnership to Amplify Worker Voices in Supply Chains
SupplyShift-Ulula Partnership to Amplify Worker Voices in Supply Chains

COLLABORATION - Collaboration will allow companies to gain data-backed insight into worker treatment in their supply chains.

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SB Nordic: Actions Speak Louder Than Words
SB Nordic: Actions Speak Louder Than Words

WALKING THE TALK - So, what do a slave-free chocolate brand, an activist bank and a blindfolded panel of diversity experts have in common?

SAP and Google Cloud Want to Make a Sustainable Difference—With You!
SAP and Google Cloud Want to Make a Sustainable Difference—With You!

PRESS RELEASE - SAP is proud to partner with Google Cloud to further our commitment to sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals while we strive for a circular economy.

Best Buy Named To Top Tier Of Companies Fighting Climate Change
Best Buy Named To Top Tier Of Companies Fighting Climate Change

PRESS RELEASE - Best Buy’s environmental report card is out – and we’re at the top of the class when it comes to tackling climate change.

3 Top Sustainability Issues in 2019 and How to Address Them
3 Top Sustainability Issues in 2019 and How to Address Them

WALKING THE TALK - Once seen as a ‘nice to have’ for businesses, sustainability has become a vital component of many global organisations’ social and economic strategies.

Trending: BASF, Coca-Cola, EC Break New Ground on Plastics Recycling
Trending: BASF, Coca-Cola, EC Break New Ground on Plastics Recycling

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Continuing this year’s wave of near-constant innovations aimed at responsible management of post-consumer plastics are new advancements from both the private and public sector. BASF making products with chemically recycled plastics BASF announced it has broken new ground in plastic waste recycling with its ChemCycling project. Chemical recycling provides an innovative way to reutilize currently unrecyclable plastic waste, such as mixed or uncleaned plastics. Depending on the region, such waste is usually sent to landfill or burned with energy recovery.

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The Path You are Meant to Take
The Path You are Meant to Take

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Tae Yoo explains how her journey took her from her initial role in business development to Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, as a steward of Cisco's CSR efforts.

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