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re:loom Is Helping the Unhoused, Refugees and Low-Income Women Weave a Better Life
re:loom Is Helping the Unhoused, Refugees and Low-Income Women Weave a Better Life

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - The organization provides paid, on-site job training for weavers, 100% healthcare coverage and opportunities to engage in re:loom’s operations while creating upcycled housewares and accessories.

‘Secret Menu’ Reveals the Hidden Human Costs of the Food We Eat
‘Secret Menu’ Reveals the Hidden Human Costs of the Food We Eat

MARKETING AND COMMS - Hundreds of customers who scanned QR codes for restaurant menus across Canada in the past two months likely stumbled on secret menus instead, which revealed the hidden human costs behind popular food items.

Bittersweet: New Developments in the Ongoing Quest for Sustainable Chocolate
Bittersweet: New Developments in the Ongoing Quest for Sustainable Chocolate

SUPPLY CHAIN - While the 4th edition of the Chocolate Scorecard examines over 70 chocolate companies on their social and environmental performance, WNWN Food Labs’ ‘Wegg’ offers a look at a truly sustainable alternative.

Trending: Retailers Embrace Reuse, Credits in Ongoing Fight Against Plastic Waste
Trending: Retailers Embrace Reuse, Credits in Ongoing Fight Against Plastic Waste

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - rePurpose Global helps Thrive Market achieve plastic neutrality for its own-brand products, while The Body Shop expands its refillable offerings in the US.

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New Beer Made from Treated Wastewater Highlights Potential of Water Reuse
New Beer Made from Treated Wastewater Highlights Potential of Water Reuse

WASTE NOT - The San Francisco Bay Area-based pilot project reallocated 2,000 gallons of treated water from a residential high-rise to become more than 7,000 cans of beer.

GRI Update Enforces Imperative of Transparency Around Businesses’ Impacts on Human Rights
GRI Update Enforces Imperative of Transparency Around Businesses’ Impacts on Human Rights

MARKETING AND COMMS - GRI’s new materiality and impact requirements help businesses realign their priorities to address interlinked issues around shareholder value creation and ESG. Without assessing risks and impact on both ends, businesses have and will continue to fail.

1% for the Planet Impact Fund Reaches First Anniversary with 6 Initial Investment Partners
1% for the Planet Impact Fund Reaches First Anniversary with 6 Initial Investment Partners

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Much like 1%’s regular giving, the Impact Fund is being used to support a variety of initiatives; and that path will continue to evolve as the fund does.

Bayer Pledges to Help Tackle Global Water Crisis, End Malnutrition
Bayer Pledges to Help Tackle Global Water Crisis, End Malnutrition

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The pharmaceutical and biotech giant is throwing its might behind two of our most pressing challenges by improving access to clean water and reducing water use in agriculture and its operations; and expanding its Nutrient Gap Initiative to include both food and supplements.

New Study Uses Norway as Test Case for Achieving Circularity, Net Zero by 2040
New Study Uses Norway as Test Case for Achieving Circularity, Net Zero by 2040

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Norway is the first country to scrutinize such a comprehensive scope of plastic sectors, making this study one of the most holistic views of a national plastic system ever presented.

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Mixed-Income, Net-Zero Community Under Development in Michigan
Mixed-Income, Net-Zero Community Under Development in Michigan

THE NEXT ECONOMY - THRIVE Collaborative designed Veridian from an honest look at what is actually required for a housing community to achieve net-zero goals.

Alarming IPCC Report Makes It Clear: We Can’t Wait to Invest in Nature
Alarming IPCC Report Makes It Clear: We Can’t Wait to Invest in Nature

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Nature-based solutions aren’t a silver-bullet climate solution, but neither is placing all bets on future technologies. If we don't invest in nature now, we can soon expect to spend far more on climate damage with far fewer paths forward.

What a Zombie Apocalypse Can Teach Us About the Fight for Social Justice
What a Zombie Apocalypse Can Teach Us About the Fight for Social Justice

MARKETING AND COMMS - Here are three lessons social-impact leaders can learn from Ellie — the 14-year-old protagonist in “The Last of Us” — for dealing with these increasingly challenging times.

Natural Rubber Production Driving Responsible Forestry
Natural Rubber Production Driving Responsible Forestry

SUPPLY CHAIN - Many natural rubber users cannot claim that their rubber is sourced responsibly due to the highly fragmented market at the top of the supply chain. But a growing number of brands are using their influence to change that.

Glovo Impact Fund to Direct €5M Toward Socio-Environmental Challenges by End of 2023
Glovo Impact Fund to Direct €5M Toward Socio-Environmental Challenges by End of 2023

WALKING THE TALK - A small amount from each Glovo order will now support local communities, climate-action initiatives, help in digitalization of small businesses, close the gender gap in tech and provide upskilling programs for couriers.

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Will a Sustainable Future for Agriculture Take Us Underwater?
Will a Sustainable Future for Agriculture Take Us Underwater?

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Nemo’s Garden is growing plants in underwater biospheres — a hydroponic, multi-beneficial ag solution that could provide coastal communities with fresh food and water, while promoting marine life.

Investors Can No Longer Ignore China’s Lagging ESG Performance
Investors Can No Longer Ignore China’s Lagging ESG Performance

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - For brands that pulled out of Russia after the invasion of Ukraine, the cost was in the billions. But Russia is a tiny economy compared to China; and the costs of inaction on ESG issues could be multitudes of magnitude bigger.

Algae May Be a ‘Brilliant’ Solution for Capturing Carbon at Gigaton Scale
Algae May Be a ‘Brilliant’ Solution for Capturing Carbon at Gigaton Scale

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - By controlling and replicating natural processes, Brilliant Planet’s technology can permanently sequester CO2 from the air while also deacidifying the ocean.

The Power of $7M: How Companies Can Make a Lasting Impact with Their Super Bowl Ad Budget
The Power of $7M: How Companies Can Make a Lasting Impact with Their Super Bowl Ad Budget

MARKETING AND COMMS - Directing $7M to improving lives instead of selling products sends a powerful message of hope and generosity to millions of Super Bowl fans.

Brands Rally to Support Türkiye-Syria Earthquake-Relief Efforts
Brands Rally to Support Türkiye-Syria Earthquake-Relief Efforts

WALKING THE TALK - The 7.8-magnitude quake is the strongest to hit the region since 1939. A growing number of brands have been quick to offer various forms of relief support for the area.

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Global Citizen, Authentic Team Up to Rally Consumers to Help #EndExtremePovertyNOW
Global Citizen, Authentic Team Up to Rally Consumers to Help #EndExtremePovertyNOW

MARKETING AND COMMS - The strategic initiative will include impact-focused brand activations and products to engage consumers in Global Citizen’s mission to end extreme poverty.

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