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Kind Bars CEO Isn’t Nuts about FDA Label Rules
Kind Bars CEO Isn’t Nuts about FDA Label Rules

Marketing and Comms / Since March, snack food company KIND Snacks has been facing scrutiny over the labeling of its products. The company has built its brand on its use of natural ingredients in healthy snack products, but according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), several of its bars shouldn’t be called “healthy” at all. KIND agreed to make changes to the labels in breach, but is also politely asking the FDA to update its rules. - 8 years ago

Cradle to Cradle Design Challenge Winners Provide Practical Everyday Solutions
Cradle to Cradle Design Challenge Winners Provide Practical Everyday Solutions

Product, Service & Design Innovation / The winners of the second Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Product Design Challenge were announced this morning – each solution was carefully designed to maximize the use of materials that can be perpetually cycled for reuse. - 8 years ago

Campbell Will Disclose GMOs on All Labels, Urges Feds to Make It Mandatory
Campbell Will Disclose GMOs on All Labels, Urges Feds to Make It Mandatory

Marketing and Comms / Whether or not you believe that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe for human consumption, the fact remains that the majority of American consumers support the labeling of GMO foods. Genetically engineered crops might be here to stay, but even so, it may be in the industry’s best interest to label products that contain them. - 8 years ago

10 Startups Selected as Water Data Challenge Finalists
10 Startups Selected as Water Data Challenge Finalists

Product, Service & Design Innovation / 10 promising startups that deliver water-focused data and analytics solutions have been selected as finalists in Imagine H2O’s Water Data Challenge, competing for $50,000 in cash awards. The final winners will be announced at Imagine H2O’s WaterGala event in San Francisco on March 16, 2016. In the meantime, the startups will participate the non-profit organization’s specialized water innovation accelerator program which will provide mentorship and grant them access to industry events as well as introductions to investors, utility partners, and beta customers. - 8 years ago

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Interface Expands Recycling Operations with Network of ‘Regional Recycling Allies’
Interface Expands Recycling Operations with Network of ‘Regional Recycling Allies’

Waste Not / Carpet tile manufacturer and sustainability leader Interface is expanding its ReEntry recycling program by “creating a new network of regional recycling allies,” beginning with Oakland, Calif.-based Rethink Green. The company is seeking additional strategic partner recyclers in order to increase carpet recycling across North America each year. - 8 years ago

London, Berlin, Amsterdam: Capitals of the Next Economy?
London, Berlin, Amsterdam: Capitals of the Next Economy?

The Next Economy / Whether the European Commission’s Circular Economy Package is ambitious enough is still under debate, but at least it leaves some flexibility for potential partnerships, industry-led and local government-led initiatives to shape the next economy. - 8 years ago

Mars Partnering to Improve Ag Development, Nutrition, Food Safety in India
Mars Partnering to Improve Ag Development, Nutrition, Food Safety in India

Collaboration / Malnutrition remains a significant global problem despite corporate and charitable efforts to fight it. Malnourishment results in the deaths of an estimated 2.6 million children each year – about a third of global child deaths. An estimated 221 million people in India are chronically or acutely malnourished – over 17 percent of the country’s population. Nearly half of children in India are underweight and/or are too small for their age. - 8 years ago

The North Face Fall 2016 Line Will Use 100% Certified Responsible Down
The North Face Fall 2016 Line Will Use 100% Certified Responsible Down

Supply Chain / One year earlier than expected, The North Face will use 100 percent certified responsible down in all of the retail and wholesale down products in its Fall 2016 line. - 8 years ago

Trending: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back for Health of Oceans, Islands
Trending: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back for Health of Oceans, Islands

Stakeholder Trends and Insights / The oceans have seen better days. Until there are more automated floating trash collectors and The Ocean Cleanup’s giant conveyor belt is up and running, over 5 trillion pieces of plastic will continue to hang out in the sea. - 8 years ago

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This Co-operative Is the World’s First Billion-Dollar Organic Food Company
This Co-operative Is the World’s First Billion-Dollar Organic Food Company

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Farmer-owned co-operative Organic Valley surpassed $1 billion in sales on December 22, 2015, making it the world’s first organic-only food company to surpass the billion-dollar milestone. The company attributes a large part of its recent success to the introduction of two new product lines: In 2014, the company launched Organic Balance and Organic Fuel brand protein shakes; and in 2015 it launched Grassmilk premium yogurt, made with 100 percent grass-fed milk and no grain. - 8 years ago

‘Vaseline Healing Project’ Inviting Consumers to Help Provide Relief to Disaster Victims, Syrian Refugees
‘Vaseline Healing Project’ Inviting Consumers to Help Provide Relief to Disaster Victims, Syrian Refugees

Collaboration / Dermatologists Grace Bandow and Samar Jaber were surprised by the experience they had on their first mission to a Syrian refugee camp. They prepared for parasitic and bacterial infections associated with crowded living – minor diseases that flourish in “close, dirty quarters.” What they did not anticipate was the number of people who simply needed an item commonly found in a household medicine cabinet.“It never occurred to us to prioritize Vaseline petroleum jelly,” they wrote in an article published by The Washington Post upon their return. - 8 years ago

Trending: GM, Ford Launch New Partnerships to Drive the Future of Mobility
Trending: GM, Ford Launch New Partnerships to Drive the Future of Mobility

Cleantech / With CES 2016 underway in Las Vegas this week, we are expecting to have announcements about exciting tech advancements coming out of our ears. Case in point: At The Ford Motor Company's press conference this morning, it announced a partnership with Amazon to integrate vehicles with Echo, the e-commerce company’s smarthome device. - 8 years ago

Coming to a Marina Near You: The Seabin Ocean Trash Collector
Coming to a Marina Near You: The Seabin Ocean Trash Collector

Product, Service & Design Innovation / The ocean may be “big,” and “blue,” but it is also, unfortunately, full of garbage. It has been estimated that there are over 5 trillion pieces of plastic floating in the world’s oceans and 10,000 times more in the deep sea. Plastic and fibers have been found in a quarter of fish sold in markets in the US and Indonesia. Abandoned fishing gear often still traps and kills fish and sea mammals. - 8 years ago

Could the 'Internet of Food' Revolutionize Personal Nutrition?
Could the 'Internet of Food' Revolutionize Personal Nutrition?

Cleantech / In the era of personalization and connectivity, the way we interact with food could change drastically in the near future. With conceptual 3D printers for meat on the table and specialized accelerator programs for food-focused technology startups already running, changes are well underway. Professor Maged Boulos from the University of the Highlands and Islands in Scotland is considering how the ‘Internet of Things’ concept could be applied to food. How will technology and connectivity influence people’s diets? - 8 years ago

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Should the Fossil Fuel Industry Be Taxed to Pay for Climate Damage?
Should the Fossil Fuel Industry Be Taxed to Pay for Climate Damage?

The Next Economy / More than 60 environmental leaders and organizations have signed The Carbon Levy Project declaration, calling for a tax on fossil fuel extraction that would help pay for damages caused by climate change. The declaration states that fossil fuel companies are accountable for around 70 percent of present day global warming and should be held accountable for the resulting costs to the countries most affected. Signatories include author Naomi Klein, 350.org’s Bill McKibben, and Greenpeace’s Kumi Naidoo. - 8 years ago

Countries Ranked on Sustainable Competitiveness; US and UK Score Below China, Russia
Countries Ranked on Sustainable Competitiveness; US and UK Score Below China, Russia

New Metrics / Think tank and sustainable management consultancy SolAbility recently released its fourth Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index (GSCI), a ranking of 180 countries for “sustainable competitiveness,” defined as the ability to generate and sustain inclusive wealth and dignifying standard of life for all citizens in a globalised world of competing economies.Iceland topped the list for the second year running, followed by other Scandinavian nations. The only non-European countries in the top 20 are Japan (11), New Zealand (12), and Canada (16). The US ranked 41 and the UK ranked 48; China and Russia ranked above them at 25 and 33, respectively. - 8 years ago

Novelis Achieves 49% Recycled Aluminum Inputs, Makes Progress on Water, GHG Targets
Novelis Achieves 49% Recycled Aluminum Inputs, Makes Progress on Water, GHG Targets

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Aluminum rolling and recycling leader Novelis released its sustainability report for Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) on December 22. The company doubled its recycling capacity over the past five years, among other achievements. - 8 years ago

Colgate Hoping to Rally Super Bowl Viewers to Save Water with Debut Ad
Colgate Hoping to Rally Super Bowl Viewers to Save Water with Debut Ad

Behavior Change / Colgate toothpastes and toothbrushes will not be the focus of the brand’s first-ever Super Bowl advertisement. Rather, it will be using its airtime to remind viewers to turn off the tap when brushing their teeth. - 8 years ago

Trending: Could Healthy Vending Machines, Powdered Meals Be the Next Big Thing in Sustainable Food?
Trending: Could Healthy Vending Machines, Powdered Meals Be the Next Big Thing in Sustainable Food?

Product, Service & Design Innovation / The future is uncertain — especially when it comes to food. As the need to transition to a more sustainable food system becomes apparent, many have speculated on what the future of food will hold. Will we consume crickets for protein, or stick with something more familiar, like drought-resistant beans and plant-based burgers? - 8 years ago

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Progress for Fashion and Forests: Two Years of CanopyStyle
Progress for Fashion and Forests: Two Years of CanopyStyle

Collaboration / Viscose and rayon fibers are made from wood pulp and are some of the most widely used in clothing and textiles, threatening endangered forests. Approximately 120 million trees are logged annually for fabrics and about one third of them are sourced from ancient and/or endangered forests. Since its launch in October 2013, 60 companies have committed to eliminate endangered forests from their fabric supply chains by 2017 through the CanopyStyle initiative. - 8 years ago