Child labor and other labor abuses are recurring problems characteristic to tobacco-growing and other agricultural communities in countries such as India. But Philip Morris International’s Agricultural Labor Practices is creating a step change.
Cross-Posted from Marketing and Comms.
I strongly believe in the power of emotional storytelling that cuts through. We need to make people *feel* something. More than ever, we have to stand up for the values that we believe in — and to do that well, we need to take more risks.
Cross-Posted from Organizational Change.
Outdoor retailer unveils aggressive, new sustainability commitments around waste and eliminating unnecessary packaging; urges employees, business leaders and consumers to “opt to act” on waste.
The collaboration between Unilever-Lifebuoy and The Power of Nutrition aims to reach mothers and expectant mothers in rural India via mobile app, to reduce infant mortality and boost overall health through handwashing.
Google’s new ‘green’ Maps feature highlights users’ lowest-carbon transport options; while new Travalyst initiative aims to protect destinations by encouraging sustainable practices across the travel industry.
Cross-Posted from Waste Not.
The UN set a global goal to cut food loss and waste in half by 2030.
Alarming figures show just how big of a challenge remains. The size of the prize is huge. So, too, must be the action to seize it.
Cross-Posted from Waste Not.
By helping to incentivize, develop and scale circular and environmentally beneficial projects, we can maximize the value of waste, empower communities and create a more sustainable future.
Levi Strauss, The Children’s Place and Kontoor Brands have launched a pilot program aimed at ending gender-based harassment at five factories owned and operated by supplier Nien Hsing Textile Co., in Lesotho.
The Flow Festival’s new Sustainability Rider is a ready-to-use set of clauses that artists can add to their existing riders — tackling items from transportation and food to recycling and energy production.
For a country that loves its burgers, the Impossible Burger’s swift uptake has been a bit of a surprise. But it shouldn’t be — Impossible Foods is giving people what they really want: taste, health and ethics.
Cross-Posted from Collaboration.
Just ahead of its 100th birthday, the Dutch airline calls on global aviation
industry, individual travelers to join forces for sustainable air travel — or
take the train, instead.
On the fourth and final day of SB’19 Detroit, a host of brands shared lessons learned from efforts to engage consumers on everything from more sustainable food choices and healthier masculinity to much-needed changes in policy.
SB’19 Detroit was off to an engaging start this week, with powerhouses including
Allbirds, Cisco, Eileen Fisher and Timberland comparing notes with rising craft
brands and even Little Miss Flint on the most effective ways to continue to
drive change toward a healthy, sustainable future.
Cross-Posted from Leadership.
When SB’s Corporate Member group agreed they hadn’t cracked the nut as to how to create that elusive “pull factor” toward more conscious consumer habits and purchasing behaviors, the Brands for Good collaboratory was born.