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32 Fashion, Textile Giants Make Pact to Transform Fashion Industry

32 Fashion, Textile Giants Make Pact to Transform Fashion Industry

The companies have signed a Fashion Pact, committing to practical targets together in climate, biodiversity and oceans. The Pact will be presented to heads of state during the G7 meeting this weekend in Biarritz.

Trending: Sustainability Concerns Turning the Tide on Sunscreens

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Through CVS’ elimination of coral-damaging compounds and research pointing to cashew shells as a non-toxic alternative, tomorrow’s sunscreens could end up protecting more than our skin.

Rebbl Documentary a Case Study on Benefits of Ethical Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - Rebbl’s approach shows that creating value through an ethical supply chain is possible — but it requires companies to really understand the situation on the ground, listen to local communities and create win-win solutions.

Purpose at Work: How Brandless Creates Community by Making Better Stuff Available to All

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Communicating your brand’s purpose is vital to creating emotional connections with your customers. But it must be done authentically and in line with your overall brand positioning, story and tone of voice.

Sustainable Brands Community Explores Next-Generation Goals, Impact Metrics and Reporting Methods

PRESS RELEASE - Sustainable Brands recently unveiled program highlights for New Metrics ‘19: Next-Generation Goals & Reporting, scheduled for November 18-20 in Philadelphia, PA.

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In Era of Employee Activism, Is It Time to Give Your Staff Full Control?

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - After a year as an employee-owned company, a “new sense of pride and unity” across the business has resulted in a 10% sales uplift for Riverford, and the best sales year recorded in its 30-year history.

Are you getting full credit for your ESG work? Cynthia Figge shares how CSRHub can help align perception with performance.

COMMUNITY UPDATE - Our goal is to set a minimum threshold for Corporate Membership and recommend the Voyager program for any brands that have yet to meet it. One key partner helping us to power this analysis is CSRHub.

180 CEOs Redefine Corporate Purpose to Promote ‘An Economy That Serves All’

LEADERSHIP - The new Statement outlines a modern standard for corporate responsibility; while framed in the context of the US, it should serve as a new standard for business globally. 

Trending: Waste-Free Personal Care Products Set to Revolutionize Industry

WASTE NOT - Blueland debuts another plastic-free offering, Lush develops carbon-positive packaging, and Maiiro calls out the beauty industry’s ‘Pack of Lies’ in a new plastic-awareness campaign.

L'Oréal Recognized in Fortune's 2019 "Change the World" List for Global Sustainability Program

PRESS RELEASE - L'Oréal has been recognized by Fortune in the publication's annual “Change the World” list. The list, now in its fifth year, showcases the power of business to improve the human condition by identifying companies that have made an important social or environmental impact through their profit-making strategy and operations.

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BASF is Founding Member of “Value Balancing Alliance e.V.”

PRESS RELEASE - Which values do companies create for society – in environmental, human, social, and financial terms? And how can these contributions be measured and compared?

Clothing Giants Join Forces to Fight Gender-Based Violence in African Factories

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Levi Strauss, The Children’s Place and Kontoor Brands have launched a pilot program aimed at ending gender-based harassment at five factories owned and operated by supplier Nien Hsing Textile Co., in Lesotho.

Doing Well by Doing Good: Mastercard Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Mastercard recently published its 2018 Sustainability Report, highlighting the ways in which the company is delivering on its commitment to doing well by doing good.

The World in 2030: 9 Megatrends to Watch

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Look, we could all just wait and see where these historic waves take us. But I prefer that we all work proactively to ensure that a better, thriving future is the one we choose.

Rolland: Labelcraft's Recyclable Enviroliner is an Eco-Breakthrough for the Label Industry

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - For the 16th of our “Conversations with Green Champions,” Rolland President Philip Rundle speaks with Labelcraft about its Recyclable Enviroliner – the first label release liner that is both 100 per cent recyclable and made of 100 per cent post-consumer recycled paper.

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First Batch of Salmon Gold™ Enters Supply Chains of Tiffany & Co, Apple

SUPPLY CHAIN - An innovative approach to sourcing gold responsibly and restoring fish habitats in Alaska and Canada, Salmon Gold meets the needs of manufacturing and retail companies that responsibly source minerals for their products.

Mars Selects 6 Food Startups to Sow SEEDS of CHANGE™

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Participants in Mars’ inaugural accelerator program will receive a four-month mentorship with industry experts and grants up to $50,000.

Braskem and Ledesma Launch 100% Sustainable Notebooks in Argentina

PRESS RELEASE - Braskem and Ledesma have created Ledesma +Bio, a line of 100% sustainable notebooks made entirely from sugarcane.

Beverage Giants Up the Ante on Efforts to Reverse Plastic Pollution

WASTE NOT - Molson Coors, Dasani and Poland Spring all unveil ambitious plans to eliminate problematic single-use plastic from their packaging — and help keep consumers up to speed on what’s #NotTrash.

BASF Commits to Poultry Sustainability and Welfare as Founding Member of Two New Industry Initiatives

PRESS RELEASE - BASF has committed to a more sustainable poultry value chain as a founding member of the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE) and the International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA).

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