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Jackson Family Wines to Transform Wine Industry Into One That’s ‘Rooted for Good’

WALKING THE TALK - A livable world will be determined by the choices humanity makes during this 'decade of action.' JFW is taking point to fundamentally shift how the wine industry future-proofs itself and does business for good.

Better Recycling Helps Build More Sustainable, Circular Cities

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - Long-standing, effective recycling systems are right at our fingertips, waiting for their full potential to be realized. Let’s reinvest in mechanical recycling to blend tried-and-true science with enhanced systems to reimagine how sustainable cities can operate and make them a reality.

L’Oréal USA Becomes First Company Certified for Intersectional Gender Equity

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - The beauty giant is the first in the world to earn EDGEplus certification, for a pay assessment tool allowing the company to achieve organizational gender pay equity.

The Road to Zero Waste Is Paved with Incremental Changes

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Shifting to new packaging formats can feel daunting for brands because of perceived costs and anticipated operational downtime. But through incremental changes, companies can reduce reliance on less sustainable materials in an efficient, cost-effective and scalable way.

Vertical Supply Group Partners with the Arbor Day Foundation to Further Its Commitment to the Environment

PRESS RELEASE - Vertical Supply Group is entering a multi-year partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation to support reforestation efforts and carbon offset projects

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Keurig Dr Pepper Collaborates to Fuel a Recycling Evolution

COLLABORATION - Through ambitious commitments and cross-sector partnerships including the Polypropylene Recycling Coalition, KDP is helping to further the shift to a circular economy.

Doconomy, Parley Partner to Solve Interconnected Climate, Plastic Crises

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The two will work together to quantify the unseen environmental costs of consumption decisions in ways that empower individuals, businesses and governments to align their spending with climate action and solutions — focusing initially on carbon, water and plastic.

Education: The Missing Piece in Holistic CSR Strategies

WALKING THE TALK - These forward-thinking companies' efforts show that committing to education as part of a brand’s CSR strategy is, truly, a commitment — but one that can pay dividends both to society and the company itself.

Nestlé Asks Consumers How They Would Navigate Quest for Sustainable Palm Oil

MARKETING AND COMMS - Nestlé hopes that a new interactive platform, Beneath the Surface, will give viewers better insight into the complexity of palm oil supply chains and insight into how choices they make under different scenarios can lead to a range of outcomes and consequences.

This Spanish Water Utility Is Turning Orange Waste Into Green Power

WASTE NOT - Emasesa saw an opportunity to treat the 5.7M kilos of oranges littering the streets of Seville each year not as food waste, but as a powerful circular solution.

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Talking About Purpose Won't Transform a Brand; These 5 Skills Will

WALKING THE TALK - From our work supporting leaders to deliver brand value through purpose, we’ve identified five skills that every brand leader now needs — but as yet, not enough have.

Whirlpool Brand Featured in The Tent Mender, a Profoundly Moving Documentary Series on People Experiencing Homelessness in Los Angeles

PRESS RELEASE - Hand Made Productions recently announced the release of The Tent Mender, a documentary film spotlighting people experiencing homelessness, which features laundry machines donated by Whirlpool brand.

Supply Chains Are the Achilles’ Heel of Food Company Climate Action

SUPPLY CHAIN - Companies cannot credibly address climate risk without disclosing and reducing their supply chain emissions. Through Food Emissions 50, investors are issuing an urgent call to action for companies to raise their ambition to disclose emissions, set targets and implement climate-transition action plans.

Trending: lululemon, Pangaia Push Plant-Based Fabrics Further

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - lululemon’s latest partnership aims to replace conventional nylon in its products with bio-based; while two new blends from Pangaia are the brand’s latest step to delivering sustainable alternatives to overproduced materials such as cotton.

Kids Can Take Over Parents' Devices with Ads Urging Them to Ditch Single-Use Plastics

MARKETING AND COMMS - Gelo’s ‘Parent Track’ aims to build on the recent surge of kids educating their parents and driving more sustainable practices at home.

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PepsiCo Announces “Net Water Positive” Commitment

PRESS RELEASE - PepsiCo announces "Net Water Positive" commitment

The Purpose-Action Gap: The Business Imperative of ESG

WALKING THE TALK - In a recent study, we discovered shifts in thinking from both brand and consumer values: The gap between what they believe and how they are acting on such beliefs is narrowing, particularly when brands make sustainability accessible and affordable.

Industry Leaders Co-Creating Groundbreaking Framework to Evolve Packaging Recyclability

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Designing a package to be recyclable is currently complex and ambiguous, with no transparent national framework or guidelines in place. The Pathway to Circularity Recyclability Framework will be open for comment for 30 days, beginning August 19.

‘Back to Life’ Program Seeds Regenerative Tourism Framework in New Zealand

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Taking advantage of the forced pandemic pause and building off the momentum of a less extractive tourism model already taking shape in the country’s Bay of Plenty, the online program provided a foundation for shaping thriving host communities rooted in local context and culture.

3 Psychological Concepts That Can Propel Your Sustainability Efforts

MARKETING AND COMMS - These three concepts highlight how understanding human thought processes can influence the adoption of sustainable behaviors and promote corporate sustainability. Think about the messages you’re giving as a business, and how these can be tweaked to empower your stakeholders.

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