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Amazi Looking to Increase the World's Access to Drinking Water — Without the Bottles
Amazi Looking to Increase the World's Access to Drinking Water — Without the Bottles

Product, Service & Design Innovation / In the weeks leading up to the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) finals on June 4th, where the runner-up will be decided via live online public vote, we will get to know our 11 semi-finalists. Today, meet Amazi. On a road trip a couple of years ago, Crystal Plew was looking for a place to refill her water bottle and thought, ‘there should be an app for that.’ From there, Amazi was born. Amazi, which means “water” in Rwanda, is an app developed to help eliminate the need for bottled water, while supporting water initiatives worldwide. - 6 years ago

New Social Network Helps Community Projects Find 'neighbourly' Corporate Sponsors
New Social Network Helps Community Projects Find 'neighbourly' Corporate Sponsors

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Each week leading up to our SB London conference, where the winner of the SB London Innovation Open (SBIOL) will be announced on November 18, we will get to know each of our four finalists. This week, meet neighbourly.com. - 6 years ago

PulpWorks Out to Save People and Planet from Painful Plastic Packaging
PulpWorks Out to Save People and Planet from Painful Plastic Packaging

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / Each week leading up to our SB London conference, where the winner of the SB London Innovation Open (SBIOL) will be announced on November 18, we will get to know each of our four finalists. This week, meet PulpWorks. - 6 years ago

O2E Technologies: Turning the World's Waste Into Food and Fuel
O2E Technologies: Turning the World's Waste Into Food and Fuel

Waste Not / Each week leading up to our SB London conference, where the winner of the SB London Innovation Open (SBIOL) will be announced on November 18, we will get to know each of our four finalists. This week, meet the SBIOL public vote winner, O2E Technologies. - 6 years ago

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Sustainable Brands® to Spotlight Product/Brand Innovation Driving Economic, Social and Environmental Benefit at London Conference
Sustainable Brands® to Spotlight Product/Brand Innovation Driving Economic, Social and Environmental Benefit at London Conference

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, October 16, 2013 – Sustainable Brands® recently announced program details for its pan-European conference to be held at the Lancaster London, November 18-19th. The conference will bring together over 500 senior-level brand marketing strategists, product designers, business model innovators and sustainability executives to collaborate and explore how environmental and social innovation is becoming an engine for business growth and brand value. - 6 years ago

Bombas Socks' One-for-One Model Helping to Warm Feet — and Hearts
Bombas Socks' One-for-One Model Helping to Warm Feet — and Hearts

Product, Service & Design Innovation / New York-based startup Bombas Socks is poised to revolutionize the sock industry while spreading its message of pushing yourself to “Bee Better.”Two years ago, after learning that socks are the more requested clothing item at homeless shelters, founders David Heath and Randy Goldberg decided to create a company based on the TOMS shoes plan: One for One.Not only did Heath and Goldberg plan that for every pair of socks sold, they would donate one to a person in need, they knew that they needed to create the perfect sock. With all the new designs in the apparel industry in the past couple of decades, socks have pretty much stayed the same; they are more or less an afterthought. Heath and Goldberg worked to create a sock to “look better, feel better and perform better.” - 6 years ago

SBIO Winner Fenugreen Poised to Change the World - Could Your Startup Do the Same?
SBIO Winner Fenugreen Poised to Change the World - Could Your Startup Do the Same?

Waste Not / It’s been only a few months since Fenugreen won the Innovation Open at the Sustainable Brands ’13 conference, but you wouldn’t know it based on their momentum and accomplishments since. Since winning SBIO, the company’s brilliantly simple product, FreshPaper, has been featured on NBC’s Today Show, Bloomberg, CNN, Dr. Oz and on Oprah’s Wow List. - 6 years ago

Sustainable Brands® Expands Innovation Open Business Competition to London
Sustainable Brands® Expands Innovation Open Business Competition to London

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, September 5, 2013 – Sustainable Brands® recently announced that it is expanding its start-up competition to London, England. Environmental and social-impact entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas are encouraged to apply and compete at the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) in conjunction with the SB London conference taking place on November 18-19 at the Lancaster London. - 6 years ago

Sustainable Brands® to Showcase Innovative Performance Metrics that Quantify New Environmental and Social Value Driven by Business
Sustainable Brands® to Showcase Innovative Performance Metrics that Quantify New Environmental and Social Value Driven by Business

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, August 22, 2013 – Sustainable Brands® announces the program and speaker line up for its annual New Metrics of Sustainable Business conference, scheduled for September 24-25 at the University of Pennsylvania. A gathering point for sustainability executives, business strategists and financial leaders from across the globe, this event focuses on the leading edge of corporate practices and performance indicators that quantify environmental and social impacts and tie them to financial value. - 6 years ago

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Sustainable Brands Releases White Paper on Redefining and Measuring New Forms of Business Value
Sustainable Brands Releases White Paper on Redefining and Measuring New Forms of Business Value

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO– Sustainable Brands® recently released a white paper framing the forthcoming opportunities in the field of emerging sustainability metrics called Redefining Value: The New Metrics of Sustainable Business. The 28-page report introduces the rationale behind the need for metrics that better reflect new forms of business impact and value for the 21st century. It brings together a series of exclusive conversations on the topic that began in 2011 with the Sustainable Brands community held both online at www.SustainableBrands.com as well as via a focused annual conference on the topic hosted at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. - 6 years ago

European Sustainable Brands Community Leaders to Gather for World-Renowned Brand Innovation Conference
European Sustainable Brands Community Leaders to Gather for World-Renowned Brand Innovation Conference

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2013 – Sustainable Brands® announced today that the Sustainable Brands London conference is set to convene November 18-19, 2013 at the Lancaster London.  The conference theme, From Revolution to Renaissance, will focus on positive shifts currently taking place in product and service innovation and marketing, as well as provide examples of purpose-driven brand innovation that is reinvigorating global and local economies.   - 6 years ago

New Sustainable Collaborative Focuses on Product and Packaging Innovation
New Sustainable Collaborative Focuses on Product and Packaging Innovation

Press Release / HOUSTON|CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — June 5, 2013 — Waste Management, Inc. - 7 years ago

Shelton Group Launches New Site for Marketing Insights and Inspiration
Shelton Group Launches New Site for Marketing Insights and Inspiration

Press Release / KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 4, 2013 – Today Shelton Group, the nation’s leading marketing communications firm entirely focused in the sustainability and energy efficiency sectors, launched a new online periodical, Shelton Insights, centered on sustainability marketing. - 7 years ago

Sustainable Brands Convenes Global Business Leaders from 26 Countries to Collaborate on Purpose-Driven Brand Innovation
Sustainable Brands Convenes Global Business Leaders from 26 Countries to Collaborate on Purpose-Driven Brand Innovation

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2013 – Sustainable Brands® 7th annual community gathering begins today with Sustainable Brands 2013 (SB’13) kicking off in San Diego, CA at Paradise Point Resort & Spa. - 7 years ago

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BBMG and Sustainable Brands Announce Strategic Content Partnership
BBMG and Sustainable Brands Announce Strategic Content Partnership

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO—May 30, 2013—Sustainable Brands® and BBMG today announced a strategic content partnership to be featured on SustainableBrands.com starting in June. - 7 years ago

Sustainable Brands Expands Corporate Member Group with Addition of Disney, Del Monte, SAP, Mattel, L’Oréal, BASF as Newest Members
Sustainable Brands Expands Corporate Member Group with Addition of Disney, Del Monte, SAP, Mattel, L’Oréal, BASF as Newest Members

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO – Sustainable Brands® announces the addition of six new members to its Corporate Member Group. Disney, Del Monte, SAP, Mattel, L’Oréal and BASF join over two dozen companies already committed to leveraging their unique role in business and society by aligning multiple stakeholders along a path towards a sustainable future. - 7 years ago

Three Squares Inc. Named Sustainability Certification Partner for Sustainable Brands® 2013
Three Squares Inc. Named Sustainability Certification Partner for Sustainable Brands® 2013

Press Release / SAN DIEGO -- As the first event organizer in North America to achieve conformity to the ISO 20121 Standard, environmental consulting firm Three Squares Inc. will deploy a comprehensive event sustainability management system for this year’s Sustainable Brands® Conference taking place June 3-6, 2013 in San Diego, California.   - 7 years ago

Sustainable Brands Announces First Look at 2013 Innovation Open Finalists
Sustainable Brands Announces First Look at 2013 Innovation Open Finalists

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2013 – Sustainable Brands® recently announced the twelve semi-finalists selected from over 100 entries received from across the globe to compete at the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) business plan competition. - 7 years ago

Sustainable Brands Unites Global Partners for First Look at Project on Sustainable Consumption and Consumer Behavior Change
Sustainable Brands Unites Global Partners for First Look at Project on Sustainable Consumption and Consumer Behavior Change

Press Release / SAN FRANCISCO, California, May 8, 2013 – Sustainable Brands® announced today that the Emerging Economies Consumer Behavior Change Project will launch at the Sustainable Brands Rio conference in Brazil. - 7 years ago

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The Upcycle: Beyond Cradle to Cradle
The Upcycle: Beyond Cradle to Cradle

Waste Not / William McDonough & Michael Braungart’s newest book, The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability — Designing for Abundance, is an updated version of their manifesto Cradle to Cradle, published over a decade ago. The Upcycle goes one step beyond the t - 7 years ago

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