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Trending: Liquor Giants Serve Waste Reduction with a Twist in New Product, Campaign
Trending: Liquor Giants Serve Waste Reduction with a Twist in New Product, Campaign

Waste Not / “In 2016, Bacardi led the drinks industry with the first #NoStraws campaign focusing on eliminating single-use plastic straws from its cocktails,” explained Dune Ives, executive director of Lonely Whale, a non-profit dedicated to positively impact the health of the ocean. - 3 years ago

Danone, Mars, Nestlé, Unilever Join Forces to Improve U.S. Public Food Policy
Danone, Mars, Nestlé, Unilever Join Forces to Improve U.S. Public Food Policy

Walking the Talk / Four of the nation’s largest food companies have launched the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance, a new organization focused on driving progress in public policies that shape what people eat and how it impacts their health, communities, and the planet. Founding member companies include Danone North America; Mars, Incorporated; Nestlé USA and Unilever United States. - 3 years ago

Asda, Unilever, AstraZeneca Among Funders of New University of Cambridge SDG-Focused Fellowships
Asda, Unilever, AstraZeneca Among Funders of New University of Cambridge SDG-Focused Fellowships

Walking the Talk / The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has announced a major new partnership with leading companies today with the launch of The Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellowship Programme. Corporate and individual donors are sponsoring up to 15 academic fellows to identify breakthrough solutions to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and mobilize evidence on these challenges as they undertake three-year studies. - 3 years ago

Cities, Countries, Companies to Automakers: You Have the Keys to a Zero-Emissions Future
Cities, Countries, Companies to Automakers: You Have the Keys to a Zero-Emissions Future

Collaboration / States, regions, cities and international business are uniting to use their purchasing and policy influence to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) around the world through a new Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Challenge, launched today. - 3 years ago

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Shell CEO ‘Welcomes’ Idea of Banning Petrol in UK Before 2040
Shell CEO ‘Welcomes’ Idea of Banning Petrol in UK Before 2040

Cleantech / Ben van Beurden, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, said he welcomed the idea of bringing forward the UK’s ban on new petrol and diesel car sales that is currently set for 2040. MPs, - 3 years ago

Target, CVS, Tesco Among Orgs with Over $3.3T Spend Scaling Up Supply Chain Sustainability
Target, CVS, Tesco Among Orgs with Over $3.3T Spend Scaling Up Supply Chain Sustainability

Walking the Talk / 115 organizations, representing over US$3.3 trillion of combined annual spend, are working to improve supply chain sustainability by requesting environmental data from more than 11,500 global suppliers. - 3 years ago

The Last Straws? Starbucks Eliminating Them Globally, More Regional Bans
The Last Straws? Starbucks Eliminating Them Globally, More Regional Bans

Waste Not / Following Vancouver’s approval of a strategic plan to achieve zero waste and phase out plastic straws and other select packaging, its neighbor to the south is also taking action. Seattle recently became the first major U.S. - 3 years ago

JUST Capital’s New Tool Helps Citizens See, Compare US Companies’ Environmental Impact
JUST Capital’s New Tool Helps Citizens See, Compare US Companies’ Environmental Impact

Marketing and Comms / A new interactive data visualization tool allows the general to see how the largest U.S. companies stack up when comparing their environmental impact. The Environmental Explorer, which is freely available, lets users explore rankings of the 1,000 largest public U.S. - 3 years ago

CO2 Challenge Seeks New Tech to Help Cargill Decarbonize the Shipping Sector
CO2 Challenge Seeks New Tech to Help Cargill Decarbonize the Shipping Sector

Cleantech / A new global challenge aims to find and scale new technologies capable of reducing a ship’s gross carbon dioxide emissions by ten percent. Businesses and entrepreneurs with a product in need of commercial assessment, testing, investment and scaling are invited to apply to participate in the “CO2 Challenge,” launched by Cargill in partnership with DNV GL and Rainmaking. - 3 years ago

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Consumers Ready to Reward Brands That Take Stands
Consumers Ready to Reward Brands That Take Stands

Marketing and Comms / When Dick’s Sporting Goods bans the sale of assault rifles, or McDonald’s makes a commitment to get 100 percent of its packaging from renewable, recycled or certified sources by 2025, how does their position in the marketplace change? - 3 years ago

Jellyfish, Eyelids Among Inspiration for 8 Winners of 2018 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge
Jellyfish, Eyelids Among Inspiration for 8 Winners of 2018 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge

Product, Service & Design Innovation / From soil erosion solutions that draw inspiration from natural tide pools and a kingfisher’s eyelid, to technologies that use protection methods developed by plants, the winners of this year’s Biomimicry Global Design Challenge present some truly creative solutions inspired by nature. - 3 years ago

First Global Competition for Tourism Startups Seeks Future of Travel, Environment, Community
First Global Competition for Tourism Startups Seeks Future of Travel, Environment, Community

Product, Service & Design Innovation / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Globalia have announced the first worldwide competition for tourism startups. The UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition is accepting applications from entrepreneurs across 164 countries whose companies aim to transform tourism, whether their focus is on the future of travel, tourism experience, environmental impact or community development. - 3 years ago

400 Companies Poised to Advance SDGs, Generate Returns Make Up New Swell Investing Portfolio
400 Companies Poised to Advance SDGs, Generate Returns Make Up New Swell Investing Portfolio

Finance & Investment / Highlighting the importance of transparency in investing, impact investing platform Swell Investing has invited the public to vote on the final security in the Impact 400, a portfolio with the goal of offering investors 400 companies poised for impact and returns. Both Apple and Starbucks meet Swell's selective rules-based criteria, and the community will decide which will be included. - 3 years ago

Fashion for Good Adds PVH - Parent of Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein - as Latest Partner
Fashion for Good Adds PVH - Parent of Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein - as Latest Partner

Collaboration / Fashion for Good and PVH Corp., one of the largest apparel companies in the world that owns brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein, today announced their partnership to accelerate the transition towards a good fashion industry. - 3 years ago

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Over 90 Startups to Compete in Urban Drinking Water Scarcity Challenge
Over 90 Startups to Compete in Urban Drinking Water Scarcity Challenge

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 calls for universal access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030, but the planet’s growing population is a major challenge in the way of achieving it. The UN predicts a 40 percent shortfall in global water supply by 2030. Meanwhile, about 54 percent of the world population currently lives in urban areas and the UN forecasts that percentage will grow to 66 percent by 2050. - 3 years ago

Ford Reveals Vision for Michigan Central Station, Reimagining Future of Mobility in Detroit
Ford Reveals Vision for Michigan Central Station, Reimagining Future of Mobility in Detroit

Organizational Change / After opening in 1913, Michigan Central Station quickly became where dreamers in search of new jobs and new opportunities first set foot in Detroit. Once the last train pulled out of the station 30 years ago, however, it became a place where hope left. The station became a symbol of Detroit’s hard times, a monument to the city’s struggles. As the new owner of the building, Ford is making a big bet on the future. - 3 years ago

Oxfam Calling on Major Supermarkets to Do More to End Human Suffering in Supply Chains
Oxfam Calling on Major Supermarkets to Do More to End Human Suffering in Supply Chains

Walking the Talk / In its new campaign, Behind the Barcodes, Oxfam shines a light on the millions of women and men trapped in poverty and facing brutal working conditions while producing the food on our supermarket shelves - 3 years ago

Trending: New Partnerships Grow Reforestation, Research, Offset Programs in South America
Trending: New Partnerships Grow Reforestation, Research, Offset Programs in South America

Collaboration / How much forest land — and what quality — is needed to ensure forests can continue to provide people, plants and animals worldwide with clean air and water, food and the goods and services they need to thrive? - 3 years ago

Max Burgers’ New Green Burger Emojis Bite into Debate, Highlight Climate Smart Food Options
Max Burgers’ New Green Burger Emojis Bite into Debate, Highlight Climate Smart Food Options

Marketing and Comms / Not long ago, where the cheese is put on the hamburger emoji triggered an online debate that resulted in Google updating its version to position it atop the patty, rather than underneath. Swedish fast food chain Max Burgers, which recently launched the world’s first climate-positive burgers, wants to start a different conversation, about the patties themselves. - 3 years ago

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Unilever Calls for Reform in Influencer Marketing; Brings #Unstereotype Vision to Life Through Dance
Unilever Calls for Reform in Influencer Marketing; Brings #Unstereotype Vision to Life Through Dance

Walking the Talk / At the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity this week, Unilever announced commitments to improve transparency in its influencer marketing and called on industry to similarly help improve authenticity, build consumer trust and improve brands’ ability to measure impact. - 3 years ago

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