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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

Global Investors Urge RSPO for Stronger Standards
Global Investors Urge RSPO for Stronger Standards

Finance & Investment / More than 90 institutional investors, representing more than $6.7T in assets, have voiced their concerns over the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil’s relevance and effectiveness, and the current disconnect between its criteria and corporate policy commitments. - 3 years ago

Interactive Calculator Reveals True Cost of the Food We Waste
Interactive Calculator Reveals True Cost of the Food We Waste

Waste Not / We’ve all occasionally bought too much or waited too long to eat our fresh fruit and veg, but what is the true impact of the food we throw away? UK food tech company It’s Fresh! has launched a food waste calculator to enable consumers to understand the true cost of the fruit and vegetables they discard. - 4 years ago

Counter Culture Coffee Gets FRANK! About Living Wages for Farmers
Counter Culture Coffee Gets FRANK! About Living Wages for Farmers

Supply Chain / Counter Culture Coffee has released its annual Transparency Report, along with a limited-edition blend that highlights the true average price farmers are paid for their coffee; Counter Culture is the only roaster in the industry to provide this level of transparency into its sourcing model. "Viewing our business through a lens of sustainability has been an important aspect to our success for more than two decades," explained Brett Smith, founder and president of Counter Culture. "By sharing this report, we create accountability for ourselves — leading to a greater level of trust with our partners." - 4 years ago

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Thread Forges 'Better Backpack' with 'Most Responsible Fabric on the Planet'
Thread Forges 'Better Backpack' with 'Most Responsible Fabric on the Planet'

Waste Not / Thread, the Pittsburgh-based startup that's collected over 41 million plastic bottles from landfill communities in Haiti and Honduras and created fabric for some of the world's leading brands, today launched its own product on Kickstarter with a first-of-its-kind bag — the Better Backpack. - 4 years ago

Impossible Foods Details Progress Toward Eliminating Animals from Food by 2035
Impossible Foods Details Progress Toward Eliminating Animals from Food by 2035

The Next Economy / Today, food tech startup Impossible Foods published its 2018 impact report, an annual update on its mission, business and strategic roadmap. - 4 years ago

10 Women Entrepreneurs Make Up 1st Cohort of India's POWERED Accelerator
10 Women Entrepreneurs Make Up 1st Cohort of India's POWERED Accelerator

Cleantech / Ten women entrepreneurs have been selected as the first cohort entering the POWERED Accelerator program — a first-of-its-kind accelerator focusing on women-led businesses in the energy value chain, in an effort to address twin Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Gender Equality (SDG 5) and Affordable and Clean Energy ( - 4 years ago

Paper Battery from BillerudKorsnäs, Uppsala Paving Way for Energy Storage in Packaging
Paper Battery from BillerudKorsnäs, Uppsala Paving Way for Energy Storage in Packaging

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / Swedish sustainable packaging giant BillerudKorsnäs and researchers at Uppsala University have partnered to bring paper batteries to life. Together, they have taken basic research based on pure cellulose from algae and developed it to work with the same type of fiber that BillerudKorsnäs often uses to manufacture its packaging material — furthering development for both inexpensive and eco-friendly batteries. The long-term aim is to enable large-scale production and the future use of paper batteries for applications in areas such as smart packaging. - 4 years ago

GRI, UNGC Release 'Practical Guide' for Companies to Report Their Impact on the SDGs
GRI, UNGC Release 'Practical Guide' for Companies to Report Their Impact on the SDGs

Marketing and Comms / The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) have released “A Practical Guide” to enable companies to better measure and report on their impact on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The new publication, Integrating the SDGs Into Corporate Reporting: A Practical Guide, helps companies of all sizes to prioritize SDG targets to act and report on, set related business objectives, and measure and report on progress. - 4 years ago

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New Research Calls for Less Talk, More Action to #MoveTheDate
New Research Calls for Less Talk, More Action to #MoveTheDate

Walking the Talk / Today, August 1, marks our earliest yet Earth Overshoot Day — the day humanity has used nature’s resource budget for the year — since its establishment in 1987. Despite increasing awareness of our planetary boundaries and social thresholds, we’ve not only not managed to reverse it, we’re making it worse. - 4 years ago

Trending: Kingfisher, J. M. Smucker Supercharge Renewable Energy Ambitions
Trending: Kingfisher, J. M. Smucker Supercharge Renewable Energy Ambitions

Cleantech / Kingfisher plc, the international home improvement company, has unveiled plans to install energy storage batteries at B&Q’s Swindon distribution center. The installations form a key part of Kingfisher’s aim to reduce grid energy consumption across its UK property portfolio, and are the latest milestone in Kingfisher’s strategic roadmap for sustainable growth to 2025, moving the company towards its goal of becoming net positive by 2050. - 4 years ago

Trending: Students, Startups Continue to Disrupt How Food Is Grown, Made, Packaged, Salvaged
Trending: Students, Startups Continue to Disrupt How Food Is Grown, Made, Packaged, Salvaged

Product, Service & Design Innovation / FoodBytes! — the global pitch competition/networking event by Rabobank, a premier global food and agribusiness bank, has announced the 20 food and ag startups that will get a chance to pitch their ideas at the inaugural FoodBytes! London in September. - 4 years ago

Ad Industry's Top Creatives Have United to Fight Climate Change
Ad Industry's Top Creatives Have United to Fight Climate Change

Marketing and Comms / In the true spirit of coopetition, 17 of New York’s top marketing, advertising and communications agencies have partnered with leading climate scientists and non-profits to harness consumer insights and creativity to motivate urgent and collective action to address climate change, starting with Gen Z — an estimated 17 million soon-to-be-voters citing a deep passion for climate change and other societal issues. - 4 years ago

Levi Strauss Sets Industry Bar with Science-Based Targets for Global Supply Chain
Levi Strauss Sets Industry Bar with Science-Based Targets for Global Supply Chain

Leadership / Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today announced a new climate action strategy, which sets aggressive targets for reducing carbon emissions across its owned-and-operated facilities and global supply chain by 2025; among its goals are using 100 percent renewable electricity in its company-owned facilities. - 4 years ago

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Coca-Cola Rewards Recycling at UK Theme Parks with 50% Discounts
Coca-Cola Rewards Recycling at UK Theme Parks with 50% Discounts

Behavior Change / Coca-Cola Great Britain and Coca-Cola European Partners have partnered with Merlin Entertainments to offer 50 percent discounts at some of the UK’s best-known attractions in exchange for empty plastic drink bottles. Specially created reverse vending machines will be on-site at four of Merlin’s leading attractions and will instantly reward those who deposit their used bottles between July 25th and October 19th, 2018. - 4 years ago

Swarovski, UCLA Shine Light on Water Protection, Education in New Documentary
Swarovski, UCLA Shine Light on Water Protection, Education in New Documentary

Marketing and Comms / A new film, WATERSCHOOL, takes viewers on a journey with several young female students who live along six of the world’s major rivers — the Amazon, Mississippi, Danube, Nile, Ganges and Yangtze — to shine a light on the importance of safeguarding the continued supply of fresh water and the work of the Swarovski Waterschool education and community investment progra - 4 years ago

Amazon Alexa Skills Challenge Seeks Ways to Use Voice to Make a Positive Impact
Amazon Alexa Skills Challenge Seeks Ways to Use Voice to Make a Positive Impact

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Amazon has launched a new challenge to reward developers of Alexa skills that have a positive impact on the environment, local communities and the world. - 4 years ago

Trending: New Spins on Wood, Hemp, Coconut Recognized as Winning Natural Fibers
Trending: New Spins on Wood, Hemp, Coconut Recognized as Winning Natural Fibers

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / A process that turns wood pulp into yarn and a vegan wool alternative made from hemp and coconut fibers have respectively earned a spot in Fashion for Good’s Scaling Programme and a prize in the 2018 Biodesign Challenge. - 4 years ago

Report: Schneider Electric, Vestas Leading Capital Goods Makers in Low-Carbon Revolution
Report: Schneider Electric, Vestas Leading Capital Goods Makers in Low-Carbon Revolution

Leadership / Innovation in the capital goods sector is driving a low-carbon industrial revolution, according to a new report from CDP. Released today, Bridging low-carbon technologies finds that demand for transformative technologies such as electrification, digitization and automation are growing significantly. - 4 years ago

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U.S. Biggest Purchaser of Goods At Risk of Being Produced Through Forced Labor
U.S. Biggest Purchaser of Goods At Risk of Being Produced Through Forced Labor

Supply Chain / According to a new report, one in every 800 people in the United States is working under forced labor conditions. The findings are part of the Global Slavery Index 2018, the world’s most comprehensive research on modern slavery, launched Thursday by the Walk Free Foundation. The Index revealed that today, more than 400,000 people are working as modern slaves in the United States. - 4 years ago

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