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.
Cross-Posted from Chemistry, Materials & Packaging.
In its pilot run, the Green Chemistry & Commerce Council's Collaborative Innovation Challenge helped the likes of Beiersdorf, P&G, SC Johnson and Unilever address a pressing product formulation issue.
Cross-Posted from Supply Chain.
The goal is to improve farmer livelihoods and their sustainable production of palm oil and palm kernel oil, through continuous education and technical support on implementing and maintaining sustainable palm oil practices.
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.
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.
Cross-Posted from Cleantech.
Law firm Hogan Lovells has partnered with Barefoot College International to empower mostly illiterate women from off-grid areas around the world by training them as solar engineers, or “Solar Mamas.”
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.
Cross-Posted from The Next Economy.
While a growing number of industries are working to eliminate waste globally, two in particular — which happen to be two of the world’s biggest culprits where waste is concerned — also have me feeling particularly inspired.
California faces a unique tension: On one side, we are blessed with a mild climate and rich alluvial soils that combine to give California some of the most fertile farmland in the world. Juxtaposed with that, it is one of the world’s most desirable places to live.
These days, we can’t go a week without the launch of another initiative, innovation or collaboration aimed at eradicating plastic waste around the world – which means we may actually have a fighting chance at doing it.
Cross-Posted from Behavior Change.
As well as being able to drop off clothing at stores and other collection
points, New Yorkers will be encouraged to get involved by donating, repairing, reselling or swapping their old clothes to give them a new life.
Cross-Posted from Walking the Talk.
The optical health company’s goal to “provide access to affordable,
high-quality eye care and eyewear to the world” guides business development, branding, product innovation and other integral operations.
"Conversations around climate change are constantly looking at how we’re
impacting the future, but there’s more we need to be doing now to preserve today for this generation.” — Julia Jackson, Grounded Foundation