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South Africa Setting the Standard, Campaigning for #WaterWiseTourism
South Africa Setting the Standard, Campaigning for #WaterWiseTourism

Organizational Change / In response to a severe drought, citizens and businesses in Cape Town and the Western Cape have cut their water consumption by almost 60 percent over the past three years — a performance not yet matched by any other major city globally. Now the country’s tourism industry is sharing that for them, every drop counts, in a new campaign for #WaterWiseTourism. - 4 years ago

#BusinessCase: Employee-Led Sustainability Projects Have Saved Conagra $237M
#BusinessCase: Employee-Led Sustainability Projects Have Saved Conagra $237M

Business Case / Conagra Brands, Inc. is once again celebrating its employees’ commitment to sustainability throughout the organization at its annual Sustainable Development Awards. - 4 years ago

Apple Partners with Rio Tinto, Alcoa on Zero-Carbon Aluminum Smelting
Apple Partners with Rio Tinto, Alcoa on Zero-Carbon Aluminum Smelting

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / Apple uses a lot of aluminum across its product line — it’s part of the company’s design ethos. But it also represents almost a quarter of Apple’s manufacturing emissions. - 4 years ago

11 Startups Redesigning Business: Meet the 2018 SBIO Semi-Finalists
11 Startups Redesigning Business: Meet the 2018 SBIO Semi-Finalists

Product, Service & Design Innovation / After one of our most high-traffic voting periods to date, it’s time to meet the eleven semi-finalists in the 7th annual Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) — our competition for startups that positively impact people, planet and profit, co-sponsored by Makersite and RISN Incubator. - 4 years ago

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Immotor’s LEVs, Battery-as-a-Service Model Transforming Transit Worldwide
Immotor’s LEVs, Battery-as-a-Service Model Transforming Transit Worldwide

Cleantech / As we get ready to select our semi-finalists for 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 Immotor. - 4 years ago

P&G: 'Long Live Fashion Formula' Can Quadruple Life of Clothes
P&G: 'Long Live Fashion Formula' Can Quadruple Life of Clothes

Behavior Change / An announcement today from Procter & Gamble’s laundry brands, Ariel and Lenor (the European sister brands of Tide and Downy, here in the States), revealed that their ‘Long Live Fashion Formula’ could extend the life of clothes by four times, keeping them looking new for longer. By switching from a powder to liquid or single-unit-dose format such as Ariel pods; adding a Fabric Conditioner, such as Lenor; and washing on a cold and quick cycle, consumers can quadruple the life of their clothes. - 4 years ago

New Animated TV Show Aims to Teach Kids to Be Stewards for the Planet, SDGs
New Animated TV Show Aims to Teach Kids to Be Stewards for the Planet, SDGs

Marketing and Comms / A new television series is under development to help teach children about sustainability and what they can do to help keep our planet beautiful. With a goal to inspire and guide 4- to 7-year-old children to become global citizens as they grow up, the five Alphabravos heroes will traverse the planet righting wrongs, foiling the evil Mdudu’s plans, having fun and learning. - 4 years ago

Q&A: How Clif Bar Is Cultivating the Dual Power of Purpose and Play
Q&A: How Clif Bar Is Cultivating the Dual Power of Purpose and Play

Walking the Talk / In April of 2000, Clif Bar owner and founder Gary Erickson turned down a $120 million offer to buy Clif Bar & Company. Instead of taking it easy the rest of his life, Erickson decided to keep Clif Bar private and pursue a unique business model known as the Five Aspirations: Sustaining Its Business, Brands, People, Community and the Planet. - 4 years ago

Trending: #BusinessCase, Innovations Grow for Sustainable Fashion; Waste Ban Looms
Trending: #BusinessCase, Innovations Grow for Sustainable Fashion; Waste Ban Looms

The Next Economy / The business case for sustainability in the fashion industry has strengthened, but the pace of change still isn’t going fast or far enough, according to the newly released second edition of the Pulse of the Fashion Industry report. - 4 years ago

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Trending: Tires Find New Life in Stunning Furniture, Durable Shoe Soles
Trending: Tires Find New Life in Stunning Furniture, Durable Shoe Soles

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Some 290 million tires are discarded each year in the U.S. alone, and they can be a challenge to recycle. - 4 years ago

Trucost’s New Evaluation Tool Will Help Companies Align Strategy with the SDGs
Trucost’s New Evaluation Tool Will Help Companies Align Strategy with the SDGs

New Metrics / The private sector has been mobilizing to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. But corporations are also in constant pursuit of returning shareholder value, and as such, need to look for ways that SDG-aligned strategies can give a true measure of shareholder value. - 4 years ago

AkzoNobel Puts ‘True Price’ on Natural, Social Capital; Increases Business Value
AkzoNobel Puts ‘True Price’ on Natural, Social Capital; Increases Business Value

New Metrics / “Organizations rely on a diverse set of ‘capitals’ to function effectively,” says Emma Ringström, Sustainability Manager, Pulp and Performance Chemicals at AkzoNobel. By measuring these, she says, “We can find ways to make the most impactful improvements and ultimately increase business value.” - 4 years ago

Unilever's Sustainable Living Brands Delivered 70% of Turnover Growth in 2017
Unilever's Sustainable Living Brands Delivered 70% of Turnover Growth in 2017

Business Case / Unilever has today revealed its fourth consecutive year of growth for its ‘sustainable living’ brands, which delivered 70 percent of its turnover growth and grew 46 percent faster (a slightly slower rate than last year, when it was over 50 percent). than the rest of the business. The company says all of its brands are working to reduce their environmental footprint and increase their positive social impact; the ‘sustainable living’ brands are those that are furthest ahead on the journey. - 4 years ago

eKutir: The Human-Digital Platform Curating the Future of Food
eKutir: The Human-Digital Platform Curating the Future of Food

Supply Chain / As we get ready to select our semi-finalists for 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 eKutir Global. - 4 years ago

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U.S. Plastics Producers Aim to Recycle or Recover 100% of Plastic Packaging by 2040
U.S. Plastics Producers Aim to Recycle or Recover 100% of Plastic Packaging by 2040

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / Three new goals to enhance the circular economy for plastics and reduce packaging waste have been announced by leading U.S. plastic producers including BASF, Dow, DuPont and Braskem. - 4 years ago

New Clif Bar Scholarship Alleviates Debt to Help College Seniors Pursue Purposeful Careers
New Clif Bar Scholarship Alleviates Debt to Help College Seniors Pursue Purposeful Careers

Leadership / Clif Bar wants to help college seniors pursue meaningful post-graduate experiences, instead of deciding based on the pressure of paying down their debt. - 4 years ago

Brands Take Note: Gen Z Is Putting Its Money Where Its Values Are
Brands Take Note: Gen Z Is Putting Its Money Where Its Values Are

Walking the Talk / Gen Z is bypassing the traditional political system and focusing on consumerism as a channel for change, according to new research from non-profit consultancy DoSomething Strategic. This generation is expecting brands to use their platform for good, especially as they feel that politicians and the political system have let them down. - 4 years ago

Rapport: ‘The Gateway Drug of Sustainability Data’
Rapport: ‘The Gateway Drug of Sustainability Data’

Marketing and Comms / As we get ready to select our semi-finalists for 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 Rapport. - 4 years ago

Nestlé-Starbucks Alliance Aims to Make Coffee First Truly Sustainable Ag Product
Nestlé-Starbucks Alliance Aims to Make Coffee First Truly Sustainable Ag Product

Collaboration / Starbucks Corporation and Nestlé S.A. announced on Sunday that they will form a global coffee alliance to accelerate and grow the global reach of Starbucks brands in Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and Foodservice. With a shared commitment to ethical and sustainable sourcing of coffee, the two companies aim to transform, expand and elevate both the at-home and away-from-home coffee and related categories around the world. - 4 years ago

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Survey: Majority of Americans Concerned About Contaminants in Tap Water
Survey: Majority of Americans Concerned About Contaminants in Tap Water

Marketing and Comms / It’s National Drinking Water Week, but new survey results suggest Americans may have more concerns on their minds than reasons to celebrate. Most Americans feel unknowledgeable about what is in their drinking water and are concerned about contaminants. - 4 years ago

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