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EPR in Action: TerraCycle, CPG Giants Close ‘Loop’ on Single-Use Packaging

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - A first-of-its-kind, global shopping platform, Loop™ aims to offer zero-waste packaging options for the world’s most popular consumer products.

The Future-Fit Business Benchmark: How Do I Start?

NEW METRICS - Look at it as a tool with which to solve the underlying puzzles posed by the sustainability challenge.

New Reports Highlight How AI, Circular Economy Can Save Us All

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Circle Economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation release new findings in Davos

How Caesars Supports the SDGs – and How Your Organization Can, Too

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - As part of our CSR strategy, we strategically aligned our programming based on three Sustainable Development Goals.

L'Oréal, Firmenich Top CDP’s A-Lists for Climate, Water, Deforestation

LEADERSHIP - CDP scored over 6,800 companies from A to D-; only the top 2% made the A Lists.

2019 Circulars Honor 7 Disruptors Unlocking Value from $4.5T Circular Economy

THE NEXT ECONOMY - 5th annual awards received highest-ever number of applicants competing for circular economy recognition.

Dell Continues to Close the Loop on E-waste

WASTE NOT - “We’ve made a really good run at making electronics recycling convenient and easy, but there is an opportunity for the entire IT industry." — Dell's Scott O'Connell

BillerudKornsäs Offers Unique Insights on Packaging Sustainability

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - As consumers look to brands to lead the way in packaging sustainability, brands can choose responsibly sourced, light and easy-to-recycle packaging solutions to get there.

2019: The Year of the Civic CEO

MARKETING AND COMMS - New mediums of communication, power and trust produced the Civic CEO, and she is here to stay.

Trending: Lush, M&S, Nestlé Accelerate Plastic-Free Strategies

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The work to clean up our plastic mess continues with new initiatives from more major brands.

Is Employee Engagement One of Your New Year Resolutions?

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - An engaged workforce is critical to an organization’s success, no matter what products or services you’re selling.

Gap, Salesforce Sign Landmark Deal for Renewable Energy Aggregation

CLEANTECH - Five global brands sign joint 42.5-MW energy deal, creating a new blueprint for renewable energy aggregation.

‘We Believe’: Communicators Weigh In on P&G’s Controversial New Ad

MARKETING AND COMMS - We reached out to communication leaders in the SB community for their take on P&G’s spotlight on toxic masculinity.

Why Entrepreneurs, Not CPG Giants, Will Lead Us to ‘Earth-Functional Foods’

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - New report uses the term “Earth-Functional Foods” to describe food that provides environmental benefits beyond health.

Global Alliance Commits Over $1B to End Plastic Waste

COLLABORATION - An alliance of global companies from the plastics, chemicals and CPG value chain has banded together to advance solutions to plastic waste in the environment.

New Guide Will Empower Banks to Quickly Assess Natural Capital Risk

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - New step-by-step guide from Natural Capital Finance Alliance builds on launch of web-based tool, ENCORE, in November.

Reducing Transport Emissions in Electronics Supply Chains, the 'SmartWay'

SUPPLY CHAIN - Electronics manufacturers are asking for more sustainability data from suppliers as the demand for CSR extends throughout the supply chain.

Tiffany & Co. Begins New Era of Diamond Transparency

SUPPLY CHAIN - Tiffany begins disclosing the provenance of its diamonds, commits to 100 percent geographic transparency.

Building the Next Generation of Sustainable Fashion Leaders

WALKING THE TALK - There is a clear opportunity to transition to a more conscious approach to fashion, and up-and-coming designers have great potential to help influence this shift.

CES Tech for a Better World: Insights on Innovation and Social Purpose

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - With the 2019 Tech for a Better World honorees, CES makes the statement that technology should positively impact humanity and the natural world.