Collaboration

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

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.

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.

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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.

Welcome to the Global Climate Strike: The Largest-Ever Mobilization to Fight Climate Change

What began as the Youth Climate Strike — organized by Greta Thunberg’s group, Fridays for Future — has rallied people of all ages who feel compelled to rail against sufficient climate action around the world.

Partnerships, Recyclable K-Cups® Helping Keurig Dr Pepper Towards Waste-Reduction Goals

What happens when an ethical coffee company merges with a major soda group? Chief Sustainability Officer Monique Oxender told us more about Keurig Dr Pepper and its new “Drink Well, Do Good” platform.

32 Fashion, Textile Giants Make Pact to Transform Fashion Industry

The companies have signed a Fashion Pact, committing to practical targets together in climate, biodiversity and oceans. The Pact will be presented to heads of state during the G7 meeting this weekend in Biarritz.

Abbott Partnership Brings Shared Value for Health in Rwanda

A pioneering collaboration aims to bring testing and primary care closer to home for more people in rural Rwanda — and globally.

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Partnerships, Education Helping Braskem Pave Way Toward a Circular Future

With dedication to research, investment in technology and partnerships, Braskem has been transforming the plastics value chain.

KLM Issues Global Call to Industry, Travelers to 'Fly Responsibly'

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.

Multiplying Impact: Collaboration on Sustainability Powers Business Performance

As corporate responsibility attracts more attention, more and more companies are working with peers and competitors in their respective industries to accomplish sustainability-related goals.

Collaborating for the Better: Helping Consumers Enjoy Convenience with a Clear Conscience

One of the biggest challenges today is to encourage both brands and consumers to opt for more sustainable alternatives. Collaboration and alliances with like-minded partners along the value chain can help solve the world’s most pressing environmental challenges.

Forum for the Future: Building Collaboration at the Intersection of Vision and Action

CEO Dr. Sally Uren has a realistic understanding of collaborations and shares how combining forces is the way forward.

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Enhance Detroit’s Green Space, and Your Wellbeing, at the Same Time

Timberland is inviting the community and attendees of SB’19 Detroit to pull on their boots and get their hands dirty on Monday, June 3, as we work to enhance the Lincoln Street Art Park, an outdoor community learning space created by local nonprofit Green Living Science.

SB’19 Paris, Day 2: Virtuous Value Chains, Next-Gen CSR and Redesigning the #GoodLife

Our second day in Paris was chock-full of rich panel discussions with brands trading stories of the evolution of ideas and lessons learned — and still to be learned — on the long, windy road to creating a sustainable consumer economy.

Quantis Guidance Ushers in New Era for Industry Land Use, Forestry

More than 40 organizations banded together to develop a solution to a major challenge: how to effectively and reliably account for GHG impacts from land and land-use change to prevent deforestation and promote soil restoration.

Forum for the Future Presents Fatty, Oily Challenge to Global Food, Ag Value Chain

Building on the work of Protein Challenge 2040 and Feed Compass, this three-year, global initiative is focused on accelerating the sustainable production and use of edible fats and oils.

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