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How to Be a Company Society Requires for the Next 100 Years
How to Be a Company Society Requires for the Next 100 Years

Finance & Investment / This post has been translated from Japanese — read the original interview here. - 3 years ago

VTT's Plastic-Eating Microbes Could Help Solve Marine Plastic Problem
VTT's Plastic-Eating Microbes Could Help Solve Marine Plastic Problem

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / VTT — the Technical Research Centre of Finland — is helping to solve the global plastic waste problem with a project called PlastBug, a mobile container unit that removes plastic waste from ocean areas and converts it into material for other uses. "Our idea is to design a mobile container where microbes degrade plastic waste to valuable products like fuels or chemicals," says Kari Koivuranta, Principal Scientist at VTT. - 3 years ago

Member Spotlight: Stephanie Valdez Streaty of Cox Automotive wants to talk with you about recycling car floor mats and other ways to achieve zero waste
Member Spotlight: Stephanie Valdez Streaty of Cox Automotive wants to talk with you about recycling car floor mats and other ways to achieve zero waste

Member Spotlight / Stephanie Valdez Streaty, senior director of corporate social responsibility at Cox Automotive, shares how they plan to achieve an ambitious Zero Waste to Landfill goal by 2024 and speaks about future projects she’d like to tackle with help from other SB Corporate Members, including water replenishment projects. Read on to see how her love for sustainability and the outdoors has positively impacted her family, her community and her workplace. - 3 years ago

Brand Transformation Roadmap: Kevin Hagen from Iron Mountain “takes his own medicine” and shares his experience using the Roadmap
Brand Transformation Roadmap: Kevin Hagen from Iron Mountain “takes his own medicine” and shares his experience using the Roadmap

Press Release / Despite best intentions or lofty aspirations, many sustainability professionals struggle to help their company become a truly sustainable brand. To assist them in this journey, Sustainable Brands and select SB Advisory Board Members, including Kevin Hagen – VP of Environment, Sustainability and Governance Strategy for Iron Mountain, developed the SB Brand Transformation RoadmapSM. It’s a new tool that helps companies navigate the path to full sustainability. - 3 years ago

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GlobeScan, Sustainable Apparel Coalition Partner on Consumer Engagement Initiative
GlobeScan, Sustainable Apparel Coalition Partner on Consumer Engagement Initiative

Marketing and Comms / Sustainability research consultancy GlobeScan and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) have partnered on a study to develop communication guidelines and materials for engaging consumers on the Higg Index — a holistic suite of tools for measuring sustainability performance across the textile industry value chain. - 3 years ago

Q&A: How Rubicon Global Is Championing a Zero-Waste World
Q&A: How Rubicon Global Is Championing a Zero-Waste World

The Next Economy / Founded in 2008, Atlanta-based Rubicon Global has become a worldwide leader in providing cloud-based waste and recycling solutions for customers in business, government and the nonprofit sectors. - 3 years ago

Chipotle Seeking Startups That Can Help 'Cultivate a Better World'
Chipotle Seeking Startups That Can Help 'Cultivate a Better World'

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Chipotle Mexican Grill announced this week that the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation will sponsor the first Chipotle Aluminaries Project, a seven-month-long accelerator program designed to help growth-stage ventures with a shared vision to cultivate a better world take their businesses to the next level. - 3 years ago

Fashion for Good, Partnership for Sustainable Textiles Take Shape with Museum, Roadmaps
Fashion for Good, Partnership for Sustainable Textiles Take Shape with Museum, Roadmaps

Organizational Change / 60 members of the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles have revealed concrete action plans to ensure humane working conditions, greater environmental protection and fair wages in their own companies and in their suppliers’ production facilities. The Partnership — a multi-stakeholder coalition made up of companies, associations, NGOs, trade unions, standards organisations and the Federal German Government, formed in 2014 with the aim of making improvements along the entire textile supply chain —considers this a major step forward, as it means that many members agree on revealing even sensible information for the first time. - 3 years ago

secondtoNAKED, adidas by Stella McCartney Boost Ethical Activewear Market
secondtoNAKED, adidas by Stella McCartney Boost Ethical Activewear Market

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Earlier this month, adidas by Stella McCartney launched its Fall/Winter 2018 sustainable women’s activewear collection, paying tribute to the power of nature. Designed to equip female athletes whatever the weather, the animal-inspired pieces serve as a reminder that everyone can do their part to protect the world around them. The campaign features supermodel Ming Xi as its new global ambassador who is charged with bringing the brand’s continued mission of LESS IMPACT = MORE POWER to life. - 3 years ago

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Coca-Cola GB Campaign, Packaging Redesign Nudge Consumers Toward Lower-Sugar Options
Coca-Cola GB Campaign, Packaging Redesign Nudge Consumers Toward Lower-Sugar Options

Behavior Change / Coca-Cola Great Britain has launched a new design for the Coca-Cola range, featuring new-look packaging for original Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola zero sugar. The changes unify both varieties with the trademark Coca-Cola red and form part of the company’s commercial strategy to encourage more people to try Coca-Cola zero sugar. Along with the redesign, a £5 million marketing campaign communicates the changes to consumers, featuring 10- and 30-second ads alongside out-of-home advertising. The ad, “One Way or Another,” reminds consumers they can enjoy Coca-Cola, with or without sugar. - 3 years ago

New App Demystifies Nutrition Labels for Those with Special Dietary Needs
New App Demystifies Nutrition Labels for Those with Special Dietary Needs

Product, Service & Design Innovation / A new app is eliminating our last excuse for breaking our diet: Pinto aggregates nutrition information from over 100,000 of the most commonly eaten foods in the US and creates personalized nutrition labels that focuses specifically on the ingredients and nutritional information users are concerned about. - 3 years ago

Financial Services Behind Global Average on Climate Change Disclosure
Financial Services Behind Global Average on Climate Change Disclosure

Finance & Investment / Financial Services firms are lagging behind all other industries when it comes to climate change disclosure, according to a new data brief released by Datamaran — a global leader in Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for non-financial risk management. - 3 years ago

Greenpeace Finds US Retailers Have Vastly Improved Seafood Sustainability — in Some Areas
Greenpeace Finds US Retailers Have Vastly Improved Seafood Sustainability — in Some Areas

Supply Chain / The 10th edition of Greenpeace’s Carting Away the Oceans report, released this week, found that while grocery retailers across the US have vastly improved on providing sustainable seafood, many have largely failed to take significant action on other issues pertinent to achieving sustainability in this area. - 3 years ago

Amalgamated Bank Commits $700M to Finance Socially Responsible Businesses
Amalgamated Bank Commits $700M to Finance Socially Responsible Businesses

Finance & Investment / Amalgamated Bank — the US’ largest socially responsible bank, which recently acquired New Resource Bank — has committed to double the amount of assets New Resource has dedicated to financing socially responsible businesses over the next two years, moving from its current commitment of $350 million to at least $700 million by 2020. - 3 years ago

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C&A Releases First-Ever C2C Certified™ GOLD Denim Garment, Shares Recipe
C&A Releases First-Ever C2C Certified™ GOLD Denim Garment, Shares Recipe

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Today, MBDC — the world’s foremost advisors in material health, product design and the Cradle to Cradle Design® framework co-founded by William McDonough and Michael Braungart — is proud to support C&A as the world’s first retailer to offer Cradle to Cradle Certified™ GOLD denim jeans. - 3 years ago

US Consumers, Experts Give Businesses a 'C' for Water Conservation
US Consumers, Experts Give Businesses a 'C' for Water Conservation

Behavior Change / In Nestlé Waters North America's second annual survey of 6,142 US consumers and experts on water-related topics, released this week, respondents ranked clean water higher than getting enough sleep (25 percent of consumers and 22 percent of experts) and eating healthy foods (23 percent of consumers and 25 percent of experts) as factors important to living a healthy life. - 3 years ago

Could You or Your Colleagues Be Waste Fit Champions?
Could You or Your Colleagues Be Waste Fit Champions?

Waste Not / Have you been busy shedding paper weight? Do you know someone who’s lost pounds of plastic, aluminum and glass? Is your business slimming down sustainably? Rubicon Global — a leader in providing waste, recycling, and smart city solutions to businesses and governments — is on the hunt for the leaders who are shaping up their organization’s sustainability plans by slimming down on waste. - 3 years ago

Q&A: DuPont Sorona and the Evolution, and Revolution, of Biomaterials
Q&A: DuPont Sorona and the Evolution, and Revolution, of Biomaterials

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / Over his more than 30 years in the business, Mike Saltzberg has seen firsthand how sustainability has grown to be of equal consideration with technical performance and cost in the development of new biomaterials. Saltzberg is the Global Business Director for Biomaterials at DuPont Industrial Biosciences, the team that ideates and develops products derived from bio-based materials. Among their innovations is DuPont™ Sorona®, a partially plant-based fiber increasingly used in apparel and carpet. - 3 years ago

Study Reveals How Tax Havens Are Subsidizing Environmental Destruction
Study Reveals How Tax Havens Are Subsidizing Environmental Destruction

Walking the Talk / The release of classified documents such as the so-called Panama and Paradise papers in recent years has provided a glimpse into the opaque world of tax havens and their role in the global economy. - 3 years ago

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Nature's Path, Back to the Roots Partner to Bring Organic Cereals to Every School in America
Nature's Path, Back to the Roots Partner to Bring Organic Cereals to Every School in America

Collaboration / Marking a major milestone moment for the organic food movement, Nature’s Path — the world’s largest organic breakfast company — and sustainable food and garden startup Back to the Roots have inked an exclusive licensing agreement to bring Back to the Roots’ organic, four-ingredients-or-less cereals into every school cafeteria across the country. - 3 years ago

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