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New Global Music Initiative Highlights the Creative Value of Nature
New Global Music Initiative Highlights the Creative Value of Nature

MARKETING AND COMMS - Sounds Right aims to finally pay Nature royalties for her contributions to art and everything else on earth by prompting conversation, raising funds for conservation and inspiring millions of fans to take action.

First 3 Carbon-Offset Programs Deemed Trustworthy by Integrity Council
First 3 Carbon-Offset Programs Deemed Trustworthy by Integrity Council

THE NEXT ECONOMY - In what it’s calling a new chapter of trust and standardization for the voluntary carbon market, the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market gives three carbon-crediting programs its seal of approval.

New Ways of Catching, Producing Seafood Could Boost Health of Aquatic Ecosystems
New Ways of Catching, Producing Seafood Could Boost Health of Aquatic Ecosystems

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - More conscientious catch methods and the rise of cultivated seafood could help take the pressure off of overfished marine ecosystems — whose health is critical for planetary health.

‘More Than a Background’ Campaign Highlights Challenges for Second-Chance Workers
‘More Than a Background’ Campaign Highlights Challenges for Second-Chance Workers

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - The campaign from the Center for Employment Opportunities calls out the barriers justice-impacted people face in obtaining employment as a result of overreliance on background checks.

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5th Annual Chocolate Scorecard Paints Bittersweet Picture of the Industry
5th Annual Chocolate Scorecard Paints Bittersweet Picture of the Industry

SUPPLY CHAIN - The Scorecard — which evaluates global chocolate manufacturers, brands and retailers on social and environmental criteria in seven areas — helps consumers make ethical purchasing decisions and incentivizes companies to improve their performance in these areas.

Alternative Accommodation Platforms Prioritize Social Connection, Community Care
Alternative Accommodation Platforms Prioritize Social Connection, Community Care

THE NEXT ECONOMY - As tourism continues to evolve and travelers become more aware of both their positive and negative impacts, the accommodation industry has an opportunity to respond in a meaningful way.

This Platform Turns Your Branded Video Content Into Support for Nature Conservation
This Platform Turns Your Branded Video Content Into Support for Nature Conservation

MARKETING AND COMMS - With Ecoflix — a nonprofit streaming platform on a mission to be the ‘Netflix for nature’ — brands can produce compelling sustainability content that also helps protect nature and wildlife.

Report: AI Fueling Climate Change, Energy Usage and Disinformation
Report: AI Fueling Climate Change, Energy Usage and Disinformation

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Coalition of over 50 tech accountability and environmental groups sound the alarm on the potential harms of AI to the planet, democracy and information ecosystems.

3 Ways to Tailor Your Programs to Invest in Girls
3 Ways to Tailor Your Programs to Invest in Girls

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Here, Shanna Marzilli — President & CEO of Plan International USA — outlines three key areas that every skills-training program should incorporate to build a better, more equal, future working world.

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‘Quantum Nose’ Could Be Key to Sniffing Out Food Waste
‘Quantum Nose’ Could Be Key to Sniffing Out Food Waste

WASTE NOT - The University of Maryland’s NourishNet team has been awarded $5M from the NSF to develop its comprehensive, technology-based approach to tackling food waste and insecurity.

SFI’s New Standard Aims to Bring Holistic Protection to Urban Forests
SFI’s New Standard Aims to Bring Holistic Protection to Urban Forests

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The sustainability non-profit is attempting to scale the first widely accepted certification standard for urban and community forestry.

Kroger Becomes Latest Retailer to Protect Biodiversity
Kroger Becomes Latest Retailer to Protect Biodiversity

SUPPLY CHAIN - The new policy will protect more pollinators and create a more sustainable produce supply chain; but campaigners say more industrywide action is needed.

Major Companies, Investors Still Blind to Their Role in Deforestation
Major Companies, Investors Still Blind to Their Role in Deforestation

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Global Canopy’s 10th annual Forest 500 report reveals that, despite some pockets of progress, voluntary private sector action has failed to generate meaningful progress on commodity-driven deforestation.

$7M: How the Cost of a Super Bowl Ad Could Transform Lives
$7M: How the Cost of a Super Bowl Ad Could Transform Lives

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - We challenge all of these advertisers to skim the nonprofits below and think about diverting even $1M of their game-time spend to instead address urgent social issues.

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This App Could Be Key to Securing Fisher Livelihoods, Restoring Fish Stocks
This App Could Be Key to Securing Fisher Livelihoods, Restoring Fish Stocks

SUPPLY CHAIN - Abalobi's easily scalable app enables traceability previously unseen in small-scale fisheries and connects fishers directly with buyers — reducing dependency on middlemen, resulting in fairer prices and ethical produce for consumers.

Digitization, Data Driving the Quest to Decarbonize Building Materials
Digitization, Data Driving the Quest to Decarbonize Building Materials

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Shaw’s Kellie Ballew spoke with Stacy Smedley, executive director of Building Transparency, about the organization’s role in decarbonizing the construction industry.

Holiday Demon ‘Crampus’ Takes Bold Stand Against Period Poverty
Holiday Demon ‘Crampus’ Takes Bold Stand Against Period Poverty

MARKETING AND COMMS - New campaign from Public Inc. and PERIOD. is here to #DeckTheStalls across the US and Canada this holiday season.

COP28: Food-Systems Transformation Finally Becoming Part of the Climate Conversation
COP28: Food-Systems Transformation Finally Becoming Part of the Climate Conversation

WASTE NOT - At COP28, the US Food Waste Pact, ReFED’s ‘Roadmap for Philanthropy’ and $57M from the Bezos Earth Fund are among new initiatives targeting global food-system transformation.

New Expedia Fund Supports Nonprofits Removing Barriers to Travel
New Expedia Fund Supports Nonprofits Removing Barriers to Travel

THE NEXT ECONOMY - In its first year, the Made to Travel™ Fund has awarded more than $1.5M in grants to a diverse set of organizations working with underserved or underrepresented travelers.

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There Is No Alternative to Direct Relationships in Company Supply Chains
There Is No Alternative to Direct Relationships in Company Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - On day one of this year’s UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, delegates agreed that close engagement with all tiers of company supply chains will be vital going forward.

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