Whether in our personal lives or in business, doing only what is required or expected is generally unsatisfying. If your plan of action means doing the bare minimum, the status quo is the likely result.
Cross-Posted from The Next Economy.
As the global chip shortage drags on and demand for electronics exceeds supply, we hope that the market for refurbished electronic devices and a circular economy will gain more traction.
With novel flavors and tough farming standards in tow, the Idaho startup is bringing healthier “softer” drinks to a hardy corner of the beverage market — in a way that really links the farmer to the cup.
Cross-Posted from Marketing and Comms.
Nestlé hopes that a new interactive platform, Beneath the Surface, will give viewers better insight into the complexity of palm oil supply chains and insight into how choices they make under different scenarios can lead to a range of outcomes and consequences.
Companies cannot credibly address climate risk without disclosing and reducing their supply chain emissions. Through Food Emissions 50, investors are issuing an urgent call to action for companies to raise their ambition to disclose emissions, set targets and implement climate-transition action plans.
After an unprecedented year, Keurig Dr Pepper’s 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report reveals how partnerships, innovation, transparency and investment allowed the company to achieve goals and launch industry-first new commitments.
Cross-Posted from Finance & Investment.
Through a new partnership with IFC and Citi, McCormick’s herbs and spices suppliers can qualify for discounted rates on short-term working-capital financing when they meet McCormick’s sustainability standards.
Cross-Posted from Product, Service & Design Innovation.
Future Fit Foods’ line of nutritious, sustainably sourced, freeze-dried soups is the company’s first step in its mission to reinvent food from
ingredients to packaging — and truly democratize sustainable nutrition.
The Italian sparkling wine and vermouth brand celebrates its 150th anniversary with a milestone that pushes parent company Bacardi closer to achieving its 2025 goal of sustainably sourcing 100% of its key ingredients.
The Edible Fats and Oils Collaboration urges the food and feed industry to advocate for new policy that considers the sustainability aspects of all fats and oils in one holistic system, instead of vilifying individual ingredients.
A new campaign around World Chocolate Day aims to help consumers understand the exploitation that too often accompanies the farming, trade and production of chocolate treats — while highlighting the positive impacts of choosing fair and ethically sourced cocoa.
Companies with a significant land footprint must act now to eliminate deforestation and conversion. If they don’t, the business risks are long-lasting, with emissions from deforestation remaining on balance sheets for the next 20 years.
Porsche has announced it is taking further steps to achieve its sustainability goals: The high-performance car maker is calling for its roughly 1,300 series
suppliers to use exclusively renewable energy in the manufacture of Porsche components, starting this month.
US cotton growers know that sustainability must start at the soil. Ensuring sustainable production for decades to come requires more than conscious growing practices — farmers must also have access to credible data on the soil’s health.
Cross-Posted from Our Healthy Lives Mission.
Achieving Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health’s Healthy Lives Mission requires its supply chains to be healthy, as well. Here, Worldwide VP of Supply Chain Meri Stevens shares insights gained from collaborating with suppliers to achieve agility in complex supply chains.
Corporate participation in Canopy’s CanopyStyle and
Pack4Good initiatives — which work with the world’s biggest brands to protect forests and transform destructive supply chains in the fashion and packaging
industries, respectively — is at an all-time high.
This journey requires a collective intelligence and a fundamental shift in mindset: a new way of thinking in which ‘global,’ ‘regional’ and ‘local’ are no longer in opposition. It also comes with a new challenge to generate ‘scale’ with positive impacts.