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Gillette® Launches Planet KIND, a New Line of Products That Are Kind to Skin and the Planet

PRESS RELEASE - Each Purchase Prevents Plastic from Entering the Ocean Through Plastic Bank Partnership

Introducing the Natural Next Step for Science-Based Targets

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Setting science-based targets for nature — as Seventh Generation and other leading companies are doing — can bolster climate targets while also helping to protect and restore water, oceans, land and biodiversity.

#WhoMadeMyClothes: Transparency Has Become a Fashion-Industry Imperative

SUPPLY CHAIN - When it comes to one of the world’s most polluting and exploitative industries, more and more consumers are demanding transparency. We have the technology to deliver end-to-end transparency and to support the reinvention of the fashion industry.

Why We Tell the Stories Behind Sustainable Products

MARKETING AND COMMS - Telling the stories of the people and forests behind FSC-certified products deepens consumers’ connections with the brands, and demonstrates the impacts of responsible sourcing. We expect this is just the beginning, due to the clear signals of consumer demand for these stories.

EVERFI Launches Black History Month Challenge to Promote Youth Education on Race, Equity

MARKETING AND COMMS - The company’s latest digital learning initiative aims to inspire students and spark critical conversations and learning around race and equity, year-round.

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Bayer Launches The Nutrient Gap Initiative to Expand Access to Vitamins and Minerals for 50 Million People Annually Worldwide by 2030

PRESS RELEASE - Primary Focus will be on Most Vulnerable – Pregnant Women and Children in Underserved Communities

Landmark Review Calls for Nature to Be at the Center of Economic Decision-Making

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - The UK Government commissioned an independent, global Review on the Economics of Biodiversity in Spring 2019. The report urges policymakers to start valuing ecosystems and says GDP encourages unsustainable growth.

Study: No Brand Is Immune to Cancel Culture, But Purpose Helps

MARKETING AND COMMS - The explosion and proliferation of social media has given power to the masses to share their opinions about brands — and sway others’ opinions in the process. But 73% of those surveyed said they’re less likely to cancel a purpose-driven brand.

Colgate® Keep Reduces Small Plastic Waste to Make a Big Difference

PRESS RELEASE - The company has made it their mission to take steps towards addressing this global matter by reinventing the manual toothbrush with a reusable handle to contain 80% less plastic.

Digital Twins: A Data-Driven Approach to Sustainable Building Operations

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Digital twins are now beginning to be recognized for their ability to monitor a building’s performance in real time. Companies' building projects should include a model that is prepared for this new, data-driven approach to sustainability.

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How COVID-19 Has Impacted Sustainability, Climate Change Strategies

THE NEXT ECONOMY - COVID-19 showed us that we can respond quickly to a crisis, and that industry collaboration is an achievable goal. Looking ahead, we have an opportunity to redefine our planet’s future by setting more ambitious sustainability goals and shortening the timeframe in which we deliver on them.

Benchmarks vs. Actual Data: Balancing Accuracy, Effort in GHG Reporting

MARKETING AND COMMS - Here, we discuss how companies — particularly larger, multi-facility enterprises — can ensure they are getting an accurate picture of their energy usage and GHG emissions.

Eastman and Governor Lee Announce World-Scale Plastic-to-Plastic Molecular Recycling Facility to be Built in Kingsport, Tenn.

PRESS RELEASE - Eastman Chemical Company Board Chair and CEO Mark Costa and Tennessee Governor Bill Lee today announced the company's plans to build one of the world's largest plastic-to-plastic molecular recycling facilities at its site in Kingsport, Tenn.

GEON Performance Solutions Unites Vinyl Industry in COVID-19 Relief

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - In mid-2020, as companies around the country rallied and pivoted to fill demand for PPE and other vital products during the pandemic, GEON offered its expertise in logistics, supply, sourcing, technical, commercial and manufacturing operations to SMEs at no cost.

330+ Companies with Ambitious Science-Based Targets Exceeding Paris Emissions Goals

WALKING THE TALK - SBTi target-setters are ahead of schedule: Since setting targets, these companies are reducing annual emissions at a rate that exceeds the rate needed to limit warming to 1.5°C.

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General Motors, the Largest U.S. Automaker, Plans to be Carbon Neutral by 2040

PRESS RELEASE - Today, GM announced that it plans to become carbon neutral in its global products and operations by 2040 and has committed to setting science-based targetsⁱⁱ to achieve carbon neutrality. The company has also signed the Business Ambition Pledge for 1.5⁰C, an urgent call to action from a global coalition of UN agencies, business and industry leaders.

S’well’s New Sustainability-as-a-Service Platform Riding GroundS’well of Demand for Circular Products

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Best known for its fashionable reusable bottles and hydration accessories, S’well recently launched GroundS’well — a sustainability-as-a-service platform that aims to help brands improve consumer habits while decreasing single-use plastic waste.

Trending: Welcome to the Age of Stakeholder Capitalism

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Two global coalitions have committed to make good on their companies’ DEI commitments; and adhere to a new set of Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics, respectively. Larry Fink’s annual CEO letter expounds on the need for both.

The Estée Lauder Companies Announces Sustainability Goals for Travel Retail

PRESS RELEASE - Estée Lauder Companies’ (ELC) announces sustainability goals specific to ELC’s Travel Retail, strengthening commitment to citizenship and sustainability

The Role of Renewable Natural Gas in the Decarbonization of Our Economy

CLEANTECH - The potential of renewable natural gas in the decarbonization landscape is examined in this Q&A with Johannes Escudero, CEO and ED of the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition).

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