Danielle Rubio

Manager, Member Experience
Sustainable Brands

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Waves of Change: P&G Teams Up with Circulate Capital to Combat Ocean Plastic Pollution
Waves of Change: P&G Teams Up with Circulate Capital to Combat Ocean Plastic Pollution

Press Release / P&G’s global commitment to be a force for good and a force for growth includes our environmental commitments such as reducing our carbon footprint, using sustainable technology, and doing our part to stop the flow of plastic into our oceans. That’s why we’re joining forces with other leading organizations to amplify the ocean conservation efforts of Circulate Capital. Circulate Capital is an investment management firm dedicated to incubating and financing companies, programs, and infrastructure that prevent ocean plastic. Circulate Capital and Ocean Conservancy, a leading ocean conservation nonprofit, recognized the support of P&G and other consumer packaged goods and chemical companies during the Our Ocean Conference in Bali, Indonesia, earlier this week. - 4 months ago

Member Spotlight: Want to increase happiness among teens? Mike Pepperman from LGE is ready to collaborate.
Member Spotlight: Want to increase happiness among teens? Mike Pepperman from LGE is ready to collaborate.

Member Spotlight / We recently spoke with Mike Pepperman, corporate social responsibility and community relations manager at LG Electronics, about why he’s so inspired by LGE’s work supporting sustainable happiness for youth. Keep reading to understand the impact of this work and how it also supports LGE’s business value. Does your work relate to the science of happiness? If so, get in touch with Mike to drive even greater impact. - 4 months ago

SB Brand Transformation Roadmap: New member, Freeman, puts their coordinates on display
SB Brand Transformation Roadmap: New member, Freeman, puts their coordinates on display

Press Release / After sharing the new SB Brand Transformation Roadmap with SB Corporate Members a few months ago, a handful of members have already used the tool. It’s helping them understand where they are on the path to becoming a true sustainable brand and where to set their sights next. Melinda Kendall (@melindakendall), senior vice president of sustainability at new member company, Freeman, used the tool recently and shared her experience below. Keep reading to discover the insights Melinda and her team unlocked by using the Roadmap. - 5 months ago

Member Spotlight: Ann Starodaj of Optoro connects the dots on transforming retail waste, attracting top talent and achieving professional fulfillment
Member Spotlight: Ann Starodaj of Optoro connects the dots on transforming retail waste, attracting top talent and achieving professional fulfillment

Member Spotlight / Ann Starodaj (@AnnStarodaj), director of sustainability at Optoro, spoke with us recently to discuss her passion for promoting sustainable consumption, how Optoro’s software solutions enable this for clients, and how leveraging a strong appetite within the business to measure product impact is helping her expand the sustainability team. Keep reading to learn more about the inspiring army of changemakers Ann is seeing in the marketplace, her desire to collaborate with members on reverse logistics, and the insights she gained as a pastry chef before diving head long into sustainability. - 5 months ago

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Member Spotlight: Meet new SB Member, Jay Hunsberger from Sustana, as he discusses the value of engineering, closed-loop systems and facing our fear of the unknown
Member Spotlight: Meet new SB Member, Jay Hunsberger from Sustana, as he discusses the value of engineering, closed-loop systems and facing our fear of the unknown

Member Spotlight / We recently spoke with Jay Hunsberger, vice president of marketing and sales at new SB Corporate Member company, Sustana. He shared why sustainability is critical to their work as a producer of premium recycled fibers for packaging, printing and more. Read below to learn how Jay’s previous experience as an engineer has informed his view of sustainability, how a strongly customer-centric perspective guides Sustana’s work, and why he advocates for new solutions, rather than stalling for fear of imperfection or the unknown. - 6 months ago

Member Spotlight: Jennifer Silberman from Target shares how she leverages the power of markets and systems to drive change
Member Spotlight: Jennifer Silberman from Target shares how she leverages the power of markets and systems to drive change

Member Spotlight / We recently caught up with Jennifer Silberman (@jsilberman1), vice president of corporate responsibility at Target. In this member spotlight, she shares how Target is embedding social and environmental purpose into their company strategy to drive change throughout the retail industry. Jennifer also shares how employee passion and creativity led to the most successful brand launch in Target history, notes what can happen when corporate leaders combine forces and reveals the novel she’s penning in her spare time – one that might make a great addition to your future beach reads. Read on to learn more. - 9 months ago

Member Spotlight: Kelley Bell discusses how Driscoll’s engages farm-working communities
Member Spotlight: Kelley Bell discusses how Driscoll’s engages farm-working communities

Member Spotlight / Kelley Bell, vice president of social and environmental impact at Driscoll’s, discusses how the company works closely with local farming communities and how she’d like to collaborate with other Members on the issue of a living wage. Keep reading to understand how Driscoll’s social work supports the longevity and success of the business, which skill makes Kelley uniquely qualified for her role, and how her team finds value in attending SB conferences. - 9 months ago

Member Spotlight: Danielle Azoulay at L’Oréal, shares what motivates her to keep driving positive change at the largest beauty company in the world
Member Spotlight: Danielle Azoulay at L’Oréal, shares what motivates her to keep driving positive change at the largest beauty company in the world

Member Spotlight / Danielle Azoulay (@ecodanielle), head of CSR and sustainability at L'Oréal, spoke with us recently about the projects she’s most excited about right now and how she stays inspired to drive positive change for the business, including the ability to measure environmental and social impacts for all L'Oréal products. Keep reading to learn how writing a letter to the President and other experiences at young age inspired Danielle’s work in sustainability and how she wants to work with other members to lift the entire consumer packaged goods industry together. - 10 months ago

Helping customers assess their portfolio with BASF's Sustainable Solution Steering methodology
Helping customers assess their portfolio with BASF's Sustainable Solution Steering methodology

Press Release / Sustainability is an integral part of BASF’s corporate strategy. A tangible example of how BASF carries out its company purpose “We create chemistry for a sustainable future” is the Sustainable Solution Steering method. This method has been developed by BASF to assess and steer its product portfolio based on defined sustainability criteria. It considers the entire value chain and markets including industry- and region-specific views. The approach reflects economic, ecological and social aspects of the products and solutions in their respective application. The company is now publishing the detailed method to enable customers and other interested parties to steer their portfolio according to their sustainability targets. - 11 months ago

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Dow Joins Forces with Erb Institute to Expand Sustainability Literacy through Online Education Series
Dow Joins Forces with Erb Institute to Expand Sustainability Literacy through Online Education Series

Press Release / In celebration of Earth Day, The Dow Chemical Company and the Erb Institute of University of Michigan are partnering to host the inaugural Elements of Sustainability Series, a free online education event taking place April 16-20, with webinars posted daily at 3 p.m. ET. The week-long webinar series will explore the fundamentals of sustainability as seven renowned academics share their expert insights on the leading global challenges shaping the future of business, society and sustainability. - 11 months ago

On World Water Day, Dow Encourages Conversations Around Sustainable Water Strategies
On World Water Day, Dow Encourages Conversations Around Sustainable Water Strategies

Press Release / World Water Day, on March 22, is a day to focus attention on the importance of water, and to inspire people to manage water more effectively in the future. As part of this effort, Dow is seeking to build on the conversation by sharing the story of its journey toward more sustainable water management. - 11 months ago

Member Spotlight: Paulette Frank from Johnson & Johnson shares why healthy people need a healthy planet and what that means for businesses
Member Spotlight: Paulette Frank from Johnson & Johnson shares why healthy people need a healthy planet and what that means for businesses

Member Spotlight / Paulette Frank, vice president, EHS and sustainability at Johnson & Johnson, sat down with us recently to discuss her inspiration for tackling issues related to human and environmental health. Keep reading to discover why Paulette enjoys palm reading (for fun), what compels her to run toward the next big challenge, how she’d like to pool resources with other members, and more. - 1 year ago

Member Spotlight: Cathy Combs discusses Eastman’s collaborative spirit, her love of nature, and finding her tribe at SB
Member Spotlight: Cathy Combs discusses Eastman’s collaborative spirit, her love of nature, and finding her tribe at SB

Member Spotlight / Cathy Combs, director of sustainability at Eastman, shares why Eastman invests in social initiatives to drive business value. Cathy also explains how FOMO (fear of missing out) influenced her 30-year career at Eastman and how she eventually found herself driving sustainability initiatives throughout the business. Keep reading to learn more! - 1 year ago

Visa Commits to 100% Renewable Electricity by End of 2019
Visa Commits to 100% Renewable Electricity by End of 2019

Press Release / Visa today announced its commitment to use 100 percent renewable electricity across its global operations by the end of 2019. As part of this commitment, announced in conjunction with this week’s Climate Leadership Conference in Denver, Colorado, Visa is joining the RE100 initiative, a collaborative, global platform developed by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP to increase demand for and delivery of renewable energy. - 1 year ago

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L'Oréal USA Announces Innovative Approach to Achieve Carbon Neutrality for its Operations Facilities by 2019
L'Oréal USA Announces Innovative Approach to Achieve Carbon Neutrality for its Operations Facilities by 2019

Press Release / Today, L’Oréal USA announced its plans to achieve carbon neutrality in 2019 for all 21 of its U.S. manufacturing and distribution facilities with a financially sustainable approach that could potentially serve as a model to support new renewable natural gas (RNG) projects in the future. In order to reach this milestone, L’Oréal USA is adding to its diversified energy portfolio with RNG purchased from a new processing facility in Kentucky. The company currently has 17 renewable energy installations across the country, including large on-site solar arrays in Arkansas, New Jersey and Kentucky as well as wind turbines in Texas. The RNG purchased from the new project alone is expected to eliminate the carbon equivalent of 1.8 million gallons of gasoline consumed per year. - 1 year ago

Member Spotlight: Eileen Boone from CVS shares how her family inspires her dedication to sustainability and what she’s learned from SB Members
Member Spotlight: Eileen Boone from CVS shares how her family inspires her dedication to sustainability and what she’s learned from SB Members

Member Spotlight / Eileen Boone (@EileenBooneCSR), senior vice president of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy for CVS Health, and president of the CVS Health Foundation, spoke with us recently about how her personal life drives her dedication to creating a thriving, sustainable business. Read on to find out how Eileen takes advantage of her participation in the SB Corporate Member Network, what she likes to do in her free time and the work she’s most excited about. - 1 year ago

Member Spotlight: Jim Turner, director, corporate affairs at Humana, discusses healthy communities, new metrics, and his family's love of national parks
Member Spotlight: Jim Turner, director, corporate affairs at Humana, discusses healthy communities, new metrics, and his family's love of national parks

Member Spotlight / We recently spoke with Jim Turner (@JimTurner24), director, corporate affairs at Humana, about their exciting work to improve the health of their communities and how they’re measuring their progress. Read on to learn how Humana applies the CDC’s “Healthy Days” metric, how Jim would like to collaborate with fellow members, and which national park his family will be visiting next. - 1 year ago

Member Spotlight: Dave Stangis, CSO at Campbell, on his work ethic and why he’s grateful for the Sustainable Brands community
Member Spotlight: Dave Stangis, CSO at Campbell, on his work ethic and why he’s grateful for the Sustainable Brands community

Member Spotlight / We recently spoke with Dave Stangis (@DaveStangis), vice president corporate responsibility and chief sustainability officer at Campbell Soup Company, about his unexpected entrée into a successful sustainability career and how he stays passionate about his work. Keep reading to learn how his interest in science and technology is a continuous source of inspiration and what he does when he’s not working on a Campbell project (which is rare). - 1 year ago

Member Spotlight: Inge Huijbrechts explains how a four-year boat ride influenced her career, leading her to become VP of Responsible Business at Carlson Rezidor
Member Spotlight: Inge Huijbrechts explains how a four-year boat ride influenced her career, leading her to become VP of Responsible Business at Carlson Rezidor

Member Spotlight / We recently spoke with Inge Huijbrechts (@I_Huijbrechts), Vice President, Responsible Business at Carlson Rezidor, about what inspires her work on sustainability. In addition to being an active Corporate Member, Inge also serves on Sustainable Brands’ Advisory Board. Keep reading to learn more about one of SB’s community leaders, how a four-year boat journey around the world influenced Inge’s career and her message for members as we head into the new year. - 1 year ago

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A Good Look: Big Companies Taking Major Action on Climate Change
A Good Look: Big Companies Taking Major Action on Climate Change

Press Release / by: Danielle Azoulay, AVP of CSR & Sustainability for L’Oréal USA I was 12 years old when Hurricane Andrew blew the roof off my Miami house. Huddled under mattresses, my family and I scuttled around our living room looking for somewhere to hide, while debris was falling overhead. Now living in New York City, I naively thought that I had traded tropical hurricanes for winter snowstorms, but when tropical storm Irene and Superstorm Sandy hit, that notion proved untrue. - 1 year ago

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