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300+ Business Leaders Tell Congress: We Can Build Back Better

300+ Business Leaders Tell Congress: We Can Build Back Better

Last week’s LEAD on Climate 2020 sent a message to Congress that business leaders have not lost sight of the climate crisis — even as they tackle the COVID-19 crisis. Washington should follow their lead.

Phin’s Food and Shelter Drive Needs Your Help to Benefit Those Affected by COVID-19

The social good relationship platform is donating its services in May and beyond in a bid to reach those affected by the crisis — and seeking corporate donors for the nationwide campaign.

Humanscale, EcoRise Partner to Bring Sustainability Education to Classrooms Across the US

Program will help teachers foster students’ leadership skills, critical thinking and environmental literacy; and provide a Student Innovation Fund for projects that improve schools’ environmental performance.

Q&A: How Companies Can Benefit from the AFF’s Family Forest Carbon Program

The American Forest Foundation’s new program harnesses the collective potential of smaller US landowners to help them participate in carbon markets and carbon-credit schemes — not only benefiting them, but helping the companies that support them fuel the fight against climate change.

Apple, Google Team Up on Contact-Tracing System for COVID-19

If only we had a reliable system for tracking the spread of the coronavirus, and future outbreaks … The two tech giants are collaborating on just that — and they insist it won’t compromise public privacy.

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#WeStandTogether: What Better Time for Companies to Demonstrate Their Purpose?

During this time of crisis, it becomes self-evident that the Sustainable Brands community will provide the leadership and optimism our communities need. Collectively, we were built for this moment.

100 US Companies, Investors Throw Weight Behind Transportation and Climate Initiative

A diverse group of investors, companies and organizations across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic US are urging the region’s governors to adopt the TCI — what they’re calling a ‘once-in-a-generation opportunity.’

250+ Craft Brewers Join Brewgooder’s #DrinkBeerGiveWater Movement for World Water Day

This World Water Day (March 22), over 250 craft brewers from around the world will launch unique brews, proceeds benefitting The Brewgooder Foundation and its sustainable development projects across Malawi.

Microsoft, Danone Partner to Advance AI-Based Sustainable Food Solutions

The companies will jointly support funded European startups with artificial intelligence-based solutions for sustainable food and regenerative agricluture in a three-month accelerator.

3 Ways We’ll Change the Game in 2020

Our global community of innovators is always abuzz with activity, but momentum generated from three initiatives this year have us particularly excited to follow them in the year to come.

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Walking the Talk: How Companies Are Delivering on the Promise of Social Impact

The metrics used by consumers, employees and investors to measure a company’s success are changing quickly, so the most forward-looking businesses are focused on implementing solutions that benefit people, society and the planet more-broadly — while bolstering their bottom line, too.

285 Companies’ Science-Based Targets Signal Significant Progress Toward Paris Agreement Goals

New report reveals that by meeting their science-based targets, these companies — with more GHGs than France and Spain, combined — will eliminate 265 million metric tons of emissions from their operations, equivalent to closing 68 coal-fired power plants.

xSDG Laboratory and Consortium: Sharing Visions and Accelerating Action on SDGs

The xSDG Laboratory seeks to amass SDGs-related best practice by using the SDGs to design solutions to a range of complex social problems. The “x” represents the crossing of various social activities with SDGs to create cutting-edge, superior examples of action for achieving specific targets.

SB Oceans: Can Better Business Save Our Seas?

Over the course of three action-packed days, the inaugural Sustainable Brands Oceans (14-16 Nov) in Porto, Portugal convened a stellar lineup of business leaders laser-focused on saving the ocean while there’s still time. Here’s what we learned from some of the practitioners and storytellers …

Practitioners Across Industries Embracing Their Role in Ensuring Health of Our Ocean

Looking ahead to Sustainable Brands Oceans (14-16 November 2019 in Porto, Portugal), we caught up with Katherine Bryar — Head of Global Branding and Communications at BioMar — to find out what’s in store.

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Harnessing Business Purpose to Safeguard Our Oceans

Our Ocean 2019 gathered leaders from government, business and civil society to discuss solutions and actions for a clean healthy and productive ocean. It set the stage for bold action to safeguard our oceans — and the sense of urgency is mounting.

30 Companies, Investors Commit to Secure a Healthy Ocean

In committing to the nine principles, companies pledge to take action to prevent pollution, manage their use of marine resources to ensure long-term sustainability, and be transparent about their ocean-related activities and impacts.

Absolut, Coca-Cola, L’Oreal Join Carlsberg’s Efforts to Improve, Scale Paper Bottles

Carlsberg Group has unveiled the latest iterations of the world’s first paper beer bottle made from sustainably sourced wood fibers, along with a new ‘paper bottle community’ of brands dedicated to optimizing the technology.

Maldives, Parley for the Ocean Creating New Model for Healthy ‘Future Island Nations’

They plan to develop a scalable model for government- and industry-led responses to ocean and climate threats, and establish proof of concept for a new economy in which harmful materials and business practices are relics of the past.

Climate Week NYC: 3M, HP Among Brands Using Their Might, Science to Protect Precious Resources

New partnerships for forest and clean-air restoration, along with over 50 new adoptees of science-based emissions-reduction targets lead us into a week full of business sustainability commitments for Climate Week 2019.

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