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Chicken and Egg: Business Must Embrace the Need for Sustainability Know-How

Chicken and Egg: Business Must Embrace the Need for Sustainability Know-How

Professionals who received their education over 10 years ago — and who haven’t upgraded to be able to understand the implications and complexity of sustainability trends, risks and opportunities — may be putting their organizations at risk.

How Kohler Has 'Tapped' an Internal Flow of Entrepreneurial Ideas

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - To help address the need to provide access to clean water and sanitation around the world, Kohler launched an internal “Shark Tank”-style social innovation competition — and many of its 38,000 employees are loving the chance to share their big ideas.

L’Oréal and Albéa Launch the First Paper-based Cosmetic Tube

PRESS RELEASE - Long committed to reducing our environmental impact and improving the footprint of our packaging, L’Oréal is proud to announce the development of the very first paper-based cosmetic tube. The fruit of our collaboration with Albéa, a world leader of cosmetic packaging, its debut on the market is scheduled for 2020.

Unlocking the Transformational Power of Sustainability Thought Leadership

LEADERSHIP - Because it lacks the self-serving undercurrents associated with other types of marketing, sustainability thought leadership is one of the most effective tools for building trust among stakeholders while establishing your brand as an industry authority.

Avery Dennison Wins 2019 Innovations in Sustainability Award

PRESS RELEASE - Sourcing Industry Group recognizes Avery Dennison along with EcoVadis for scaling its sustainability risk and improvement program across a global supply base.

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Could Air-Based Foods Be the Alternative Diet Trend That Saves the Planet?

CLEANTECH - “We are already seeing a shift from animal-based to plant-based protein. The next evolution — from land-based to air-based protein — will allow us to [feed] a growing population without needing to remove rainforests or natural habitats.”

Driscoll's Joins the Ceres-WWF AgWater Challenge

PRESS RELEASE - Driscoll's Reinforces Commitment to Water Stewardship by joining the Ceres/WWF AgWater Challenge

BNP Paribas ClimateSeed Wins Gold ‘Social, Sustainable & Responsible Banking’ Award

PRESS RELEASE - BNP Paribas ClimateSeed has won a gold ‘Social, Sustainable & Responsible Banking’ award in the Customer Insight and Growth Banking Innovation Awards 2019, run by EFMA and Accenture.

World Food Day: Celebrity Chefs, Soil SuperHeroes Out in Force to Save Our Food System

MARKETING AND COMMS - In honor of World Food Day (Oct 16), Green America highlights the farmers and food companies leading the regenerative ag revolution; and the World Food Program launches its global Stop the Waste campaign.

The Recycling Partnership and The PepsiCo Foundation Raise $25 Million for U.S. Recycling – Reaching Funding Goal One Year Into Five-Year Challenge

PRESS RELEASE - To date, nearly 115,000 curbside carts are in the process of being distributed to communities across the U.S. as a result of this challenge.

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European CEOs Identify 5 'Jobs to Be Done’ to Foster Enduring, Sustainable, Inclusive Growth Model

LEADERSHIP - Report features insights from discussions with 27 top business leaders as part of Xynteo’s Europe Delivers program — including CEOs of AXA, Danone, EDF Energy, IKEA Group, Mastercard, Nestlé, Nokia, Schneider Electric and Tesco.

A Cleaner, ‘Greener’ World: Hilton Expands Soap Recycling for Global Handwashing Day

WASTE NOT - Hilton properties have collectively recycled four million pounds of soap, resulting in 11 million soap bars being distributed to communities in need in 127 countries. Starting today, soap recycling is now a brand standard across over 5,300 Hilton properties.

BASF Collaboration to Develop Closed-Loop Process for Recycling EV Batteries

CLEANTECH - The ReLieVe project will develop and scale the process and structuring of an integrated industrial sector — from collection and recycling of end-of-life batteries, to the manufacturing of new electrode materials.

Fool-Proofing Sustainability with the ‘Biosphere Rules’

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Remediation has had some successes. But you can’t remediate an extinct species, an acidified ocean or a climate that’s pushed beyond its critical tipping point. What we need to be doing is “premediation."

Bleak New Campaign Depicts the ‘Day Sushi Disappears’

MARKETING AND COMMS - The campaign aims to alert consumers to the likelihood that climate change will continue to affect marine habitats, to the point that some of our most beloved sushi ingredients disappear.

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Absolut, Coca-Cola, L’Oreal Join Carlsberg’s Efforts to Improve, Scale Paper Bottles

COLLABORATION - Carlsberg Group has unveiled the latest iterations of the world’s first paper beer bottle made from sustainably sourced wood fibers, along with a new ‘paper bottle community’ of brands dedicated to optimizing the technology.

Moody’s CFO to Address Leadership in Sustainable Value Creation at New Metrics 19

PRESS RELEASE - Sustainable Brands recently announced Mark Kaye, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Moody’s Corporation, as a distinguished keynote speaker for its annual New Metrics conference.

Beyond Global Thinking: NASA’s Jim Adams on Ensuring Humanity’s Future

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Ahead of his upcoming keynote at SB’19 Madrid and 50 years after the Moon landing, we spoke with Jim Adams — recently retired Deputy Chief Technologist at NASA — about the moonshot thinking humanity now needs.

94 Mayors Recognize Global Climate Emergency, Support Global Green New Deal

LEADERSHIP - At the C40 Summit in Copenhagen, mayors of 94 cities herald a Global Green New Deal to “drive an urgent, fundamental and irreversible transfer of global resources away from fossil fuels and into action that averts the climate emergency.”

Rolland Paper Leverages Biogas for a Closed-loop Future

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - In honor of National Energy Awareness Month, hear how Rolland turned an environmental challenge into a benefit.

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