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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.

Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Accelerator Backing Seaweed to Replace Oil-Based Films
Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Accelerator Backing Seaweed to Replace Oil-Based Films

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Convened by Lonely Whale, the program aims to accelerate scaling and market adoption of seaweed-based alternatives to thin-film plastics made from fossil fuels.

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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.

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.

Princeton, Microsoft Co-Develop Wireless Solution to Combat Produce Waste
Princeton, Microsoft Co-Develop Wireless Solution to Combat Produce Waste

WASTE NOT - High-frequency wireless tech will help suppliers sort fruit based on fine-grained ripeness measurements — enabling distributors and retailers to save good fruit and veg from being thrown out with the bad, and move ripe fruit to the front of the line.

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.

Plant-Based World Expo Showcases Continued Global Momentum Behind Food Innovation
Plant-Based World Expo Showcases Continued Global Momentum Behind Food Innovation

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The 4th annual event provided a comprehensive glimpse into the state and direction of an exciting, maturing industry and provided a valuable platform for businesses within the evolving global food supply network.

From Landfills to Biogas and Healthier Crops: The Anaerobic Digestion Revolution
From Landfills to Biogas and Healthier Crops: The Anaerobic Digestion Revolution

CLEANTECH - The role of waste-management practices in our journey towards a more sustainable future cannot be overstated. Anaerobic digestion’s multitude of benefits demonstrate its potential to turn ‘waste’ into valuable resources.

Marketing Resilient Food Production: How Kellogg’s and Oatly Are Leading the Pack
Marketing Resilient Food Production: How Kellogg’s and Oatly Are Leading the Pack

MARKETING AND COMMS - By partnering with Regrow Ag to track and reduce supply chain emissions, Kellogg's and Oatly are driving change and increasing awareness through transparent, data-driven marketing.

‘Zero-Waste Chef’ Campaign Inspires Canadians to Eliminate At-Home Food Waste
‘Zero-Waste Chef’ Campaign Inspires Canadians to Eliminate At-Home Food Waste

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - SkipTheDishes partnered with the Circular Innovation Council and top Canadian chefs to inspire consumers to reimagine their takeout leftovers and reduce food waste.

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Understand the Systemic Nature of the Challenge — and the Role of Your Business in the System
Understand the Systemic Nature of the Challenge — and the Role of Your Business in the System

LEADERSHIP - Leaders with an activist mindset look for new ways of working with and through others to mobilise change: showing up with a commitment to drive change systemwide, beyond the performance of their own business.

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