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Nithin Coca

Media, Campaign and Research Consultant

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New Tools Helping Companies Better Track, Meet Ambitious Climate Goals — with No Time to Waste
New Tools Helping Companies Better Track, Meet Ambitious Climate Goals — with No Time to Waste

Product, Service & Design Innovation / The emergence of a host of new carbon-monitoring and -tracking tools is better equipping companies with the data to achieve their climate goals — but time is running short to turn this into meaningful action. - 2 years ago

Asian Companies Can Now Find Their Way to Sustainability with the Brand Transformation Roadmap
Asian Companies Can Now Find Their Way to Sustainability with the Brand Transformation Roadmap

Walking the Talk / Sustainable Brands’ proprietary tool was launched in Asia at the 2022 edition of the Sustainable Brands Asia-Pacific conference. - 2 years ago

New Consumer Research Highlights Sustainability Opportunities for Brands in Asia
New Consumer Research Highlights Sustainability Opportunities for Brands in Asia

Marketing and Comms / The first-ever Asian version of the Socio-Cultural Trend Tracker shows the huge opportunity that await brands for meeting conscious consumers’ needs and desires in Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Malaysia. - 2 years ago

Bumble Bee, Ocean Conservancy Join Forces to Rid the World’s Oceans of Ghost Gear
Bumble Bee, Ocean Conservancy Join Forces to Rid the World’s Oceans of Ghost Gear

Redefining Sustainable Seafood for the Future / The seafood giant and the global nonprofit have expanded their ongoing partnership to not only clean hazardous fishing nets out of waterways, but to try and stop fishers — large and small — from discarding gear in harmful ways. - 2 years ago

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Thai Coconut Giant Partners to Root a Rare Type of Labor Abuse Out of Its Supply Chain
Thai Coconut Giant Partners to Root a Rare Type of Labor Abuse Out of Its Supply Chain

Supply Chain / It seems human rights abuses aren’t the only labor issues companies need to watch out for in their supply chains. Here, Thailand-based Theppadungporn Coconut Company details how it partnered to create the first audit scheme specifically designed to uncover monkey labor. - 2 years ago

Cotton Laundering Shows Risk of Business as Usual with China
Cotton Laundering Shows Risk of Business as Usual with China

Supply Chain / China’s importance to global supply chains as a key source of raw materials and labor puts brands at high risk of inadvertently supporting forced labor. Right now, the focus is on the garment industry; but other industries should pay close attention and ensure they are closely monitoring their entire supply chains. - 2 years ago

VF Corp Shows How Science-Based Targets Can Help Measure True Progress on Sustainability
VF Corp Shows How Science-Based Targets Can Help Measure True Progress on Sustainability

Walking the Talk / Setting climate targets is one thing, but achieving them has often proven a challenge. According to VF Corp’s VP of Global Sustainability, Jeannie Renne-Malone, part of the reason for the company’s success was due to making sustainability a company-wide effort rather than a niche project. - 2 years ago

The Engagement Imperative: How Organizations Can Align with Their Communities’ Needs
The Engagement Imperative: How Organizations Can Align with Their Communities’ Needs

Walking the Talk / How can organizations best align their core business activities with community wellbeing? That was the topic of a recent Sustainable Brands webinar hosted by EVERFI and featuring insights from AT&T, EcoRise and Hershey. - 2 years ago

How Kao Is Creating a More Sustainable, Beautiful, ‘Kirei’ Life for All
How Kao Is Creating a More Sustainable, Beautiful, ‘Kirei’ Life for All

Walking the Talk / Through its Kirei Lifestyle Plan, Kao aims to empower at least 1 billion people to live more gently and sustainably by 2030. We caught up with Kao’s Dave Muenz to hear about the company’s progress toward its goals; and how the pandemic has both impacted, but also provided opportunities for, progress on sustainability. - 2 years ago

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Education: The Missing Piece in Holistic CSR Strategies
Education: The Missing Piece in Holistic CSR Strategies

Walking the Talk / These forward-thinking companies' efforts show that committing to education as part of a brand’s CSR strategy is, truly, a commitment — but one that can pay dividends both to society and the company itself. - 2 years ago

Beyond One-Off CSR: How Brands Can Combat Inequities Over the Long Term
Beyond One-Off CSR: How Brands Can Combat Inequities Over the Long Term

Walking the Talk / Reversing ingrained social inequities is critical to achieving the UN SDGs and averting catastrophic climate change. The pandemic has laid bare the many costs of inequality — now is the time for brands to make good on their promises to address this global issue. - 2 years ago

How Education Helps Set a Better Foundation for Long-Term Sustainability
How Education Helps Set a Better Foundation for Long-Term Sustainability

The Next Economy / If you’re a brand that cares about the environment or society but doesn’t invest in education, you’re missing an opportunity to expand your impact. This connects to a larger issue — how CSR and sustainability go far beyond any company’s immediate customer base or market. - 2 years ago

Bumble Bee Plants ‘SeaTrees’ to Kick Off Ocean-Regeneration Initiative
Bumble Bee Plants ‘SeaTrees’ to Kick Off Ocean-Regeneration Initiative

Redefining Sustainable Seafood for the Future / Solving the oceans’ critical challenges will require more brands to directly invest in — and get involved with — restoration, regeneration and rehabilitation efforts. Bumble Bee’s partnership with SeaTrees provides a replicable model for what that can look like. - 2 years ago

‘Sustainability Is Not Enough:’ The Road to Regeneration in Malaysia and Beyond
‘Sustainability Is Not Enough:’ The Road to Regeneration in Malaysia and Beyond

The Next Economy / This week at SB’21 Kuala Lumpur, executives and practitioners across industries discussed the needed shift in power and focus — from extractive to regenerative business, and how we get there. - 3 years ago

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How AI Is Enabling Smarter, Scalable, Sustainable Water Solutions
How AI Is Enabling Smarter, Scalable, Sustainable Water Solutions

Product, Service & Design Innovation / What if artificial intelligence could be help solve some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges, such as water access? That is what DataRobot is trying to enable through its AI For Good program. - 3 years ago

SB’21 Asia-Pacific: In Asia, the Time for a Sustainable Recovery Is Now
SB’21 Asia-Pacific: In Asia, the Time for a Sustainable Recovery Is Now

The Next Economy / In many parts of Asia, COVID-19 is relatively under control; and the focus is on recovery. How the region responds, and how much companies push for a sustainable post-pandemic economy could influence the entire world, due to Asia’s place as the global driver of innovation and change. - 3 years ago

SB’21 Trend Watching: Brands’ Role in Reshaping the World in 2021 and Beyond
SB’21 Trend Watching: Brands’ Role in Reshaping the World in 2021 and Beyond

The Next Economy / At SB’s latest Trend Watching event, experts across a variety of fields and industries offered insights into how purpose-driven brands can effectively activate on everything from marketing to effective leadership to climate justice in our post-pandemic world. - 3 years ago

25 Brand Leaders Share Lessons Learned from Remaining True to Purpose
25 Brand Leaders Share Lessons Learned from Remaining True to Purpose

Walking the Talk / A new ebook compiles insights from dozens of interviews with business leaders from the Purpose 360 podcast. The ebook is designed to be easily shared with colleagues, to help advance discussions about purpose into actionable strategy and practice. - 3 years ago

New Guidelines, 2020 Brand Audit Aim to Finally Move the Needle on Corporate Plastic Stewardship
New Guidelines, 2020 Brand Audit Aim to Finally Move the Needle on Corporate Plastic Stewardship

Waste Not / Since scientists first raised the alarm about plastic pollution in the environment, brands have been slow to respond. Will the 2020 Brand Audit and new plastic-stewardship guidelines help accelerate an overdue shift away from single-use plastic? - 3 years ago

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Q&A: Embedding Diversity, Inclusion Into the World’s Largest Chemical Company
Q&A: Embedding Diversity, Inclusion Into the World’s Largest Chemical Company

Organizational Change / BASF has been recognized as a leader for its work to become a diverse and inclusive workplace, but Peter Eckes — BASF’s President of Global Bioscience — recognizes that much work remains to be done. - 3 years ago