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2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back: LEGO Is Latest Company to Disclose Sustainability Setback
2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back: LEGO Is Latest Company to Disclose Sustainability Setback

WALKING THE TALK - The world’s largest toymaker acknowledged the issues it encountered in pursuit of a more sustainable alternative to its oil-based plastic bricks, illustrating the still-circuitous path to sustainable solutions.

New Frontiers in Sustainable Healthcare
New Frontiers in Sustainable Healthcare

WASTE NOT - Healthcare facilities are extremely complex physical environments. As such, sustainability initiatives will require more planning, research and pilots to ensure organizations are safely implementing initiatives without impacting the provision of patient care.

4 Keys to Accurately Accounting for Your Company’s Impacts on Nature
4 Keys to Accurately Accounting for Your Company’s Impacts on Nature

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - This week at SB’23 San Diego, Context Nature shared guiding principles with which business can bridge nature and finance strategies; and three companies shared lessons learned from enacting their own biodiversity commitments.

How Circularity, AI Are Mending Cracks in Our Fractured Food System
How Circularity, AI Are Mending Cracks in Our Fractured Food System

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Naturally, food and its many issues has been a major topic this week at SB’23 San Diego. Here, two panels of innovators share their approaches to filling in systemic gaps in our food system.

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Cosmohub Opens Travelers’ Eyes to India's Skies While Supporting Local Communities
Cosmohub Opens Travelers’ Eyes to India's Skies While Supporting Local Communities

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Astrostays launched in 2019 to promote tourism while training local youth in astronomy to show off the Himalayas’ night sky. Now, Cosmohub is a more scalable, sustainable model — a connected community space that highlights local folklore and traditions along with stargazing.

Companies Designing out Waste Will Run Circles Around Those with Linear Business Models
Companies Designing out Waste Will Run Circles Around Those with Linear Business Models

WASTE NOT - This week at SB’23 San Diego, two illuminating panels featured experts from a variety of aspects of the emerging circular economy, who shared key insights and lessons learned in the pursuit of circularity.

Brands Putting Rubber to Road to Create a Regenerative Near-Future
Brands Putting Rubber to Road to Create a Regenerative Near-Future

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Keynotes on day 2 of SB’23 San Diego touched on everything from optimizing global companies’ resource use, building regenerative supply chains, and partnerships addressing the environmental and human impacts of plastic pollution to standing firm in the face of backlash.

Animal-Free Egg Whites: The Next Frontier in Ethical, Sustainable Protein
Animal-Free Egg Whites: The Next Frontier in Ethical, Sustainable Protein

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - No chickens were harmed in the making of Onego Bio’s Bioalbumen — which has a 90% lower carbon footprint than traditional egg production, 10 times better yields and at price parity.

Regenerating Local: Starting Small to Build Exponential Shared Value
Regenerating Local: Starting Small to Build Exponential Shared Value

WALKING THE TALK - This week at SB’23 San Diego, over 1K sustainability practitioners have converged to share insights, tools, inspiration and collaboration opportunities aimed at building a regenerative future for all. Here, our opening-night keynotes highlight the first of many examples this week of businesses creating benefits on the ground.

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Hilton, Oatly Advance Case for Carbon Labeling Food
Hilton, Oatly Advance Case for Carbon Labeling Food

MARKETING AND COMMS - The vocal oatmilk brand is calling for mandatory climate labeling of food in the UK; and the global hotel chain now has carbon-labeled menus at 30 UK properties.

Growing a Better World Together: Why I Joined the Financial Sector
Growing a Better World Together: Why I Joined the Financial Sector

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Throughout my career, I learned that climate risk equals financial risk and the financial sector has a responsibility to help clients transition to more sustainable practices for the benefit of people, planet and profit. Enter Rabobank.

Making Something Out of Nothing: Time for a Rethink About Waste
Making Something Out of Nothing: Time for a Rethink About Waste

WASTE NOT - Excess is inevitable; and we should re-evaluate our understanding of what businesses do with it accordingly. Instead of thinking of excesses as the end of a story, recognize the potential of wastes as the start of something new.

Net-Zero Goals Have the Right Ambition, But Most Lack a Clear Path to Realization
Net-Zero Goals Have the Right Ambition, But Most Lack a Clear Path to Realization

WALKING THE TALK - According to Capgemini research, the CPG and retail industries exemplify some of the most common issues when it comes to turning net-zero goals into measurable action.

EY, Microsoft Partner to Advance Sustainability Education Worldwide with ‘Green Skills Passport’
EY, Microsoft Partner to Advance Sustainability Education Worldwide with ‘Green Skills Passport’

COLLABORATION - The program will position learners ages 16 and over to thrive in the evolving market for jobs related to sustainability and climate change; and provide NGOs a platform to empower underserved communities with new, employable skills.

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Tides: Navigating Corporate Social Impact Through Turbulent Times
Tides: Navigating Corporate Social Impact Through Turbulent Times

WALKING THE TALK - Senior Advisor of Corporate Social Impact Erin Ceynar shares how the philanthropic partner and nonprofit accelerator helps its clients craft and stand by authentic social-impact efforts, even in the face of headwinds.

Eating Your Values: Depoliticizing Alternative Proteins for a Diverse Consumer Base
Eating Your Values: Depoliticizing Alternative Proteins for a Diverse Consumer Base

MARKETING AND COMMS - Studies have shown that urban and liberal-leaning US consumers are more likely to try alternative meat compared to rural and more conservative-leaning demographics. So, crafting messages that appeal to both audiences is vital.

Toward Resilient Coffee Farming: Nestlé Offers Farmers Weather Insurance, Contributes to Regenerative-Ag Guidebook
Toward Resilient Coffee Farming: Nestlé Offers Farmers Weather Insurance, Contributes to Regenerative-Ag Guidebook

SUPPLY CHAIN - Nestlé is piloting a weather-insurance program for over 800 smallholder farmers in Indonesia and has contributed to a guide for coffee farmers to shift to regenerative practices.

Mental Health Is a Universal Human Right: How to Protect That in Our Climate-Changing World
Mental Health Is a Universal Human Right: How to Protect That in Our Climate-Changing World

MARKETING AND COMMS - Whilst we celebrate World Mental Health Day, we also need to be realistic about the relationship between our natural environment and mental wellbeing — and find proactive ways to protect both.

4 Ways to Accelerate Your Business Results on Purpose
4 Ways to Accelerate Your Business Results on Purpose

WALKING THE TALK - In State of the Whole Brand 2023, some of the world’s most influential marketers share their unique POVs on whole brand-building and purpose. Here are four ways they suggest you level up your own purpose-driven brand.

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‘The Climate Crisis Is, in Part, a Communication Crisis:’ Brands Must Walk Their Talk to Galvanize Consumers
‘The Climate Crisis Is, in Part, a Communication Crisis:’ Brands Must Walk Their Talk to Galvanize Consumers

MARKETING AND COMMS - A new study by Magna, Teads and Project Drawdown confirms consumers are relying on brands to create a clear, tangible and compelling vision — backed by substantive action — to guide them toward more sustainable lifestyles.

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