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Multiplying Impact: Collaboration on Sustainability Powers Business Performance

Multiplying Impact: Collaboration on Sustainability Powers Business Performance

As corporate responsibility attracts more attention, more and more companies are working with peers and competitors in their respective industries to accomplish sustainability-related goals.

Kohler Co. Releases 2018 Social Impact Report

Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, has released its third public Social Impact report.

Screw the Nice Gestures, Advertisers — We Need More Real Impact

A behind-the-scenes look from a Sustainable Development Goals jury member at last week's Cannes Lions.

How Investors Can Effectively Select an Investment Manager to Measure ESG

Here are a few preliminary steps asset owners should take when beginning the search for an investment manager that integrates ESG.

The Evolution of the CMO

Considering today's rapidly changing media landscape, it's clear that the scope and sphere of the CMO role has shifted dramatically.

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Barry Callebaut, Unilever Pilot New Platform to Monitor Sustainability in Ag Supply Chains

By piloting the Equivalency Module with US farmers, Barry Callebaut and Unilever now benefit from streamlined sustainability assessment.

Discerning Offsetting: The Right Projects Can Take You from Carbon-Neutral to Climate+

By making informed decisions on carbon credit selection, sustainability-minded companies can go beyond simply being carbon neutral — to inspire customers and employees alike with life-changing impacts.

US Consumers More Concerned About Ocean Plastic Than Climate Change

New study finds bans of single-use plastic and awareness of circular alternatives are breaking through to consumers. The impacts of climate change remain much more intangible.

Committing to the Sustainability Journey: How Do You Know When Your Company Is ‘Ready?’

Deciding if you’re ready is a lot like deciding if you’re happy. “Ready” doesn’t mean totally or even confidently prepared. Here’s a starter checklist to help you know when your company is ready — and any one of these can be enough of a spark to light a fire.

3M Joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation's CE100 Circular Economy Network

As part of its commitment to apply science to improve every life, 3M announced today that the company has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 (CE100).

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Best Buy Now Helping Consumers Reduce CO2, Save Billions on Utilities, Recycle More

The electronics retailer will now help its customers save billions while reducing their emissions, as it works to further decrease its own — and now offers expanded recycling and repair services.

‘Good Stuff’ Pop-Up Brings Circular Economy to Life in Manhattan

Can frustration over a broken toaster and a balky vacuum, exacerbated by the sleeplessness that goes with mothering a newborn, catalyze the scaling up of a circular economy for consumer products?

Greentown Labs and BASF Jointly Launch the Greentown Labs Circularity Challenge to Advance Innovation for a Circular Economy

Greentown Labs, the largest cleantech startup incubator in North America, and BASF, one of the world’s leading chemical companies, are now accepting applications for the Greentown Labs Circularity Challenge, a six-month accelerator program.

BASF and Lutianhua Plan to Pilot a New Production Process that Significantly Reduces CO2 Emissions

BASF and Sichuan Lutianhua Co., Ltd. today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to co-develop a pilot production plant, that will significantly reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency in producing dimethyl ether (DME) from syngas compared to the traditional process.

Dow Sustainability Report Details Progress on 2025 Goals, Action to Combat Ocean Waste

Dow released its 2018 Sustainability Report, which shares its progress against its 2025 Sustainability Goals and demonstrates its commitment to collaborate with value chain partners and other stakeholders to find more sustainable ways to do business.

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PepsiCo’s Multi-Pronged ‘Recycling with Purpose’ Initiative Launches in Peru

The PepsiCo Foundation’s US$2M grant to Ciudad Saludable will support recyclers and their organizations to become part of the recycling system within the country.

E-Commerce Companies Can Be Guardians of the Environment

At Thrive Market, as we’ve neutralized our shipping footprint, brought our fulfillment centers to zero waste, and removed 90% of virgin plastic from our packaging, we’ve learned some surprising lessons.

AI Helping to Ensure Clean Water, Improve Yields, Protect Forests

Computer scientists at Intel are protecting the earth and we humans on it through a dedicated unit called AI for Social Good. We caught up with Head Anna Bethke and several of Intel’s software innovators to learn more about their work.

Investors Lose Patience with Companies’ Lack of Environmental Disclosure

Investors with nearly $10 trillion in assets are targeting over 700 companies that are not transparent enough about their environmental impact, and pushing them to disclose this information through CDP. This is the first time that CDP is reporting publicly on its Non-Disclosure Campaign.

Transparency Is the Outcome in a Process, Not the First Step

H&M’s move towards transparency has been praised by competitors and consumers alike. But other firms looking to emulate this approach should understand that transparency is merely the end goal in a multi-step process.

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