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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. - 4 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. - 4 years ago

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. - 4 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. - 4 years ago

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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 - 4 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? - 4 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. - 4 years ago

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. - 4 years ago

Q&A: How NewGen Surgical Is Redesigning Sustainable Healthcare
Q&A: How NewGen Surgical Is Redesigning Sustainable Healthcare

Product, Service & Design Innovation / The U.S. healthcare sector is the second most intensive commercial user of energy. Hospitals are one of the largest energy users, contributing 8 percent of the U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through the purchase of healthcare goods and services, and produce more than 4.67 million tons of waste each year. Realizing the significance of these impacts, NewGen Surgical was started in 2012 with a vision to make single-use medical devices more sustainable through their redesign and material inputs. - 4 years ago

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Trending: ¡Yappah!, Apeel Avocados, Taylor Farms Continue Food Waste Fight
Trending: ¡Yappah!, Apeel Avocados, Taylor Farms Continue Food Waste Fight

Waste Not / Food waste remains a huge and costly problem, costing $2.6 trillion dollars in lost value globally each year. The U.S. retail food sector alone generates eight million tons of waste annually in distribution centers and stores, equivalent to about $18 billion a year in lost value for retailers. - 4 years ago

P&G Takes Pledge to #FreeTheBid, Promote Gender Equality in Media, Advertising
P&G Takes Pledge to #FreeTheBid, Promote Gender Equality in Media, Advertising

Marketing and Comms / Procter & Gamble (P&G), the world’s largest advertiser, advanced its commitment to gender equality through a series of new actions and partnerships announced at the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. - 4 years ago

Intel, HP, Apple Named Leaders in Taking Action Against Forced Labor in Tech
Intel, HP, Apple Named Leaders in Taking Action Against Forced Labor in Tech

Supply Chain / KnowTheChain has released its second ranking of the top 40 global information and communications technology (ICT) companies on their efforts and disclosure related to eradicating forced labor. - 4 years ago

New App Offers Transparency from Seed to Sip, Field to Fork
New App Offers Transparency from Seed to Sip, Field to Fork

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Launched today in the UK, an app called Almond digitizes fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) products aims to revolutionize how consumers interact with the food and drink they consume. By scanning the unique hidden codes printed directly onto product packaging, consumers can use the Almond app to learn more about what they’re consuming, including where each ingredient has come from, the journey the product has taken and its carbon footprint. - 4 years ago

CGF Calls for Accelerated Action Against Forced Labor, Unethical Recruitment
CGF Calls for Accelerated Action Against Forced Labor, Unethical Recruitment

Collaboration / At the 2018 Global Forum on Responsible Business and Recruitment this week, the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) called on businesses around the world to play their part in the fight to end all forms of forced labor. The event, co-hosted by the CGF and Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), brought together key stakeholders to discuss how best to galvanize efforts and drive real progress on the issue. - 4 years ago

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Trending: Goldman Sachs, CMS Energy, Danish Pension Funds Take on Sustainability-Linked Investments
Trending: Goldman Sachs, CMS Energy, Danish Pension Funds Take on Sustainability-Linked Investments

Finance & Investment / Among the latest wins for ‘good finance,’ Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) tied to measurements of “just” business behavior; utility company CMS Energy has become the first U.S. company to enter a sustainability-linked loan; and six Danish pension funds partnered with the Danish State to establish a new DKK 4.1 billion Danish SDG Investment Fund. - 4 years ago

Q&A: Nestlé's Work to Become a 'Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company'
Q&A: Nestlé's Work to Become a 'Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company'

Organizational Change / Nestlé has been active on a lot of sustainability fronts lately, from water and climate policy to deforestation and workers’ rights, to plant-based - 4 years ago

‘Best for the World’: B Lab Recognizes Nearly 1,000 Top Scoring B Corps
‘Best for the World’: B Lab Recognizes Nearly 1,000 Top Scoring B Corps

Leadership / Businesses that earned top scores on the B Impact Assessment are being celebrated today with the announcement of B Lab’s 2018 “Best for the World” lists. B Lab simultaneously released separate lists recognizing Certified B Corporations in the top 10 percent for overall score, as well as in the categories for environment, customers, governance, community and workers. - 4 years ago

Trending: Single-Use Plastics Continue to be Tossed – By Brands, Nations Imposing Bans
Trending: Single-Use Plastics Continue to be Tossed – By Brands, Nations Imposing Bans

Waste Not / It’s a tough time to be a plastic straw producer. Over the past few months, it seems the message has broken through that plastic straws are harmful to the environment – and marine life in particular – that phase outs and bans are warranted. - 4 years ago

All of Interface’s Flooring Is Now Carbon Neutral – At No Extra Cost to Customers
All of Interface’s Flooring Is Now Carbon Neutral – At No Extra Cost to Customers

Walking the Talk / Interface has become the first global flooring manufacturer to declare that all of its products — including all carpet tile and luxury vinyl tile (LVT) – are carbon neutral across the entire product lifecycle. The company is now offering its Carbon Neutral Floors™ program as standard to every customer, at no extra cost, to help them meet their own sustainability goals while also allowing them to reduce the emissions impact of their projects or spaces. - 4 years ago

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New Toolkit Uses Normative Messaging to Encourage UK Citizens to ‘Recycle Now’
New Toolkit Uses Normative Messaging to Encourage UK Citizens to ‘Recycle Now’

Behavior Change / Recycle Now, a WRAP campaign that helps people in the UK recycle more things, more often, has launched a new communications toolkit for local authorities and partners, introducing a social norming messaging style designed to motivate citizen behavior change to improve recycling. - 4 years ago

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