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Ben & Jerry’s Piloting Platform Connecting Consumers to Their Carbon Footprint
Ben & Jerry’s Piloting Platform Connecting Consumers to Their Carbon Footprint

The Next Economy / The world’s first retail platform that connects consumers to their own carbon footprint is being piloted by Ben & Jerry’s at its newest Scoop Shop in London. The platform, created by the nonprofit Poseidon Foundation and launched on May 1, uses blockchain technology to integrate carbon markets into transactions at the point of sale, giving retailers and their customers the opportunity to support action on climate change by helping fund forestry conservation projects around the world when they buy and sell everyday items. - 4 years ago

HP-Powered Girl Rising Creative Challenge Seeks Stories of Girl Power, Action for Gender Parity
HP-Powered Girl Rising Creative Challenge Seeks Stories of Girl Power, Action for Gender Parity

Marketing and Comms / Are you or someone you know helping create a gender equal world? Individuals are being invited to share stories of initiatives big and small in the form of video, audio, essays and artwork as submissions to the Girl Rising Creative Challenge, Powered by HP. - 4 years ago

PepsiCo, Hatchery Chicago Partner to Help Food Startups Grow
PepsiCo, Hatchery Chicago Partner to Help Food Startups Grow

Collaboration / PepsiCo North America Nutrition (NAN) and food and beverage incubator The Hatchery Chicago have announced a partnership aimed at helping food industry entrepreneurs grow and scale their businesses. - 4 years ago

Trending: AT&T, Nestlé, Cargill Tap IoT, Partnerships To Save Water in Ag Supply Chains
Trending: AT&T, Nestlé, Cargill Tap IoT, Partnerships To Save Water in Ag Supply Chains

Collaboration / Farmers are faced with constant pricing pressures, water limitations and labor shortages, leading many to seek solutions to help them be more innovative and efficient in growing their crops. Technology and food companies alike are turning to the Internet of Things (IoT) to help. - 4 years ago

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Trending: Aquafil-H&M Collaboration, Cotton Dyeing Process Making Textiles More ‘Effective’
Trending: Aquafil-H&M Collaboration, Cotton Dyeing Process Making Textiles More ‘Effective’

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / This year, the world’s largest event on sustainability in fashion, the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, included an Innovation Competition that saw 12 finalists pitch their technologies onstage in front of a panel of expert judges and Summit attendees. After a series of presentations and judging sessions over the two day event, the winner was announced: ColorZen. - 4 years ago

WAP: Helping Companies Navigate Hot Spots in Quest for Supply Chain Transparency
WAP: Helping Companies Navigate Hot Spots in Quest for Supply Chain Transparency

Supply Chain / WAP Sustainability Consulting works with manufacturers and brands to help them meet customers’ expectations on sustainability – specifically around life cycle assessment (LCA), carbon management and product ingredient transparency, particularly in regards to chemicals management. We spoke with founder William Paddock to learn more about these current hot spots in the ongoing quest for supply chain transparency. What are some of the key issues or buzzwords of concern for companies right now? William Paddock: I tend to see organizations struggling with three things: - 4 years ago

Trending: The North Face, Tetra Pak, Seventh Gen Continue Chipping Away at Plastic Waste
Trending: The North Face, Tetra Pak, Seventh Gen Continue Chipping Away at Plastic Waste

Waste Not / Awareness of our plastic waste problem continues to grow, prompting campaigns and corporate action around the world. - 4 years ago

Q&A: A Cattle Rancher Shares Her Beef with Food Labeling
Q&A: A Cattle Rancher Shares Her Beef with Food Labeling

Organizational Change / In the sustainability world, the conversation around beef mostly involves reducing the environmental impacts of its production (deforestation, methane emissions, etc). But Cassidy Johnston can offer a perspective we don’t often get to hear in the Sustainable Brands conversation — a New Mexico-based cattle rancher and newly appointed Sustainability Officer for the US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), Johnston is eager to share ranchers’ side of the story with the public and help dispel what she says are common misconceptions behind beef and its role in a sustainable food future. - 4 years ago

Kingfisher Continues on Path to Net Positive, Puts Customers at Heart of 2025 Goals
Kingfisher Continues on Path to Net Positive, Puts Customers at Heart of 2025 Goals

Leadership / European home improvement company Kingfisher has set out ambitious sustainability targets for the next seven years – the latest stage of its journey to become a net positive business by 2050. - 4 years ago

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Trending: Textile Startups’ T-Shirts, Purses Clean the Air, Fight Food Waste
Trending: Textile Startups’ T-Shirts, Purses Clean the Air, Fight Food Waste

Product, Service & Design Innovation / While many aspects of the textile industry have notoriously harmful effects on people and the planet, we’re seeing a variety of solutions emerge that could shape the future of fashion. Two of the latest examples are Kloters’ RepAir t-shirts and Malai’s vegan leather-style accessories. - 4 years ago

Detroit Ento: Building a People-Powered, Purpose-Forward Food Future
Detroit Ento: Building a People-Powered, Purpose-Forward Food Future

Product, Service & Design Innovation / As we get ready to judge our semi-finalists for the 2018 Sustainable Brands Innovation Open, we wanted to check in with last year’s competitors to learn about the impacts they continue to have on the business world. Here, we catch up with our 2017 winner, Detroit Ento. - 4 years ago

How to Inspire, Equip and Mobilize People to Take Action, Give Back
How to Inspire, Equip and Mobilize People to Take Action, Give Back

Walking the Talk / In the midst of the “purpose revolution,” people are increasingly taking company values to heart when it comes to purchasing and employment decisions (and this is especially true when it comes to young consumers and job seekers). - 4 years ago

DOE’s Better Buildings Partners Have Saved $3.1B, 380T BTUs
DOE’s Better Buildings Partners Have Saved $3.1B, 380T BTUs

Business Case / The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Better Buildings Initiative has grown to include more than 900 organizations, which represent 30 of the country’s Fortune 100 companies, 12 of the top 25 U.S. employers, 12 percent of the U.S. manufacturing footprint and 13 percent of total commercial building space, as well as 28 states and close to 100 cities and counties across the nation. Even more impressive is the progress they have made through the program. - 4 years ago

Bluon Ready to Lead Industry Through Rigmarole of Replacing Refrigerants
Bluon Ready to Lead Industry Through Rigmarole of Replacing Refrigerants

Cleantech / As we get ready to judge our semi-finalists in the 2018 Sustainable Brands Innovation Open, we wanted to check in with last year’s semi-finalists to learn about the impacts they continue to have on the business world. Here, we catch up with Bluon Energy. - 4 years ago

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New Tech Platform Makes Sustainability ‘Common Objective’ for Fashion Companies
New Tech Platform Makes Sustainability ‘Common Objective’ for Fashion Companies

Supply Chain / A new digital platform aims to make sustainable business decisions easier for the fashion industry. By matching actors along the supply chain and providing data-driven, solutions-focused information, Common Objective (CO) hopes to improve the day-to-day practices of textiles and clothing companies around the world. - 4 years ago

Trending: Global Beauty Industry Joins Forces to Drive Sustainability in Products, Packaging
Trending: Global Beauty Industry Joins Forces to Drive Sustainability in Products, Packaging

Collaboration / Collaborative efforts are advancing sustainability in the beauty industry. FIrst, supported by contributions from major brands and retailers, Forum for the Future and The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) have produced a draft assessment tool for evaluating the sustainability of beauty and personal care products, with the goal of simplifying and aligning the wide array of product assessment criteria in use today. - 4 years ago

SoulBuffalo Gets Execs Out from Behind Desks to See Their Impacts on the World
SoulBuffalo Gets Execs Out from Behind Desks to See Their Impacts on the World

Leadership / As we at Sustainable Brands — and anyone working to rectify the damage people have done to the planet — are well aware, it's all too easy to ignore pressing social and environmental issues if their effects can’t be seen or felt in our daily lives. After a life-altering excursion across three continents, SoulBuffalo CEO and founder Dave Ford was determined to find a way to change this, by taking those just as responsible for causing as solving many of these issues — global corporate decision-makers — out into the wild to experience the effects of their business decisions with their own senses. - 4 years ago

Wales Aims to Become First ‘Refill Nation,’ Teach Residents ‘Value of Tap Water’
Wales Aims to Become First ‘Refill Nation,’ Teach Residents ‘Value of Tap Water’

Behavior Change / The Welsh Government and City to Sea, a group campaigning against single-use plastics, are collaborating on the development of campaigns to encourage refills and change residents’ behavior to make tap water their first choice for hydration. While the campaigns will help people ‘see the value of water,’ the government has also announced an additional £15 million of capital funding to further improve Local Authority recycling collection systems and infrastructure, including for plastics. - 4 years ago

Nat Geo's 'Planet or Plastic?' Initiative Latest Attempt to Save the Oceans from Plastic
Nat Geo's 'Planet or Plastic?' Initiative Latest Attempt to Save the Oceans from Plastic

Marketing and Comms / As the amount of single-use plastic in the world's oceans continues to grow, National Geographic is announcing a new, global commitment to tackle this pressing problem. On Wednesday, the media giant launched Planet or Plastic?, a multiyear initiative aimed at raising awareness of this challenge and reducing the amount of single-use plastic that enters the world's oceans. - 4 years ago

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Philip Morris International Continues Shift Toward Smoke-Free Future
Philip Morris International Continues Shift Toward Smoke-Free Future

Product, Service & Design Innovation / On Tuesday, Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) published its Sustainability Report 2017, outlining the concrete steps being taken to fundamentally transform its business, by putting smoke-free products at the core of its sustainability efforts to address wider societal challenges, drive operational excellence, manage its social impact and reduce its environmental footprint. PMI says it is committed to replace cigarettes as soon as possible with better alternatives to smoking for the millions of men and women who would otherwise continue to smoke. - 4 years ago

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