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Gildan Publishes 2019 Genuine Responsibility® ESG Report

PRESS RELEASE - Gildan Activewear Inc. announces the release of its 16th Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report.

The Role of Business in the Racial Equity and Justice Movement

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Every problem that confronts the US today can be traced back to racist ideology. Businesses cannot survive on just the small percentage of the very wealthy buying goods. Mass incarceration, poverty, healthcare disparities — all of these issues affect your bottom line and profits.

US Plastics Pact Aims to Ignite Further Change Toward Circular Economy for Plastic

COLLABORATION - 60+ brands, retailers, government agencies, and NGOs collaborate to advance all plastic packaging to become reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.

Algramo Brings Refillable, Waste-Free Cleaning Products to NYC

THE NEXT ECONOMY - In partnership with major brands and small business owners, Algramo gives consumers a better way to refill household-name cleaning products through a cost effective, smart dispensing system.

KIND Becomes First Snack Company to Commit to Exclusively Source Almonds From Bee-Friendly Farms by 2025

PRESS RELEASE - KIND commitment to source from Bee-Friendly Farms by 2025

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General Mills, Nestlé, Walmart CEOs Lead Coalition to End Food Waste Worldwide

WASTE NOT - The Coalition of Action to End Food Waste aims to enact measures that benefit the environment and the global economy, and ensure more food makes it to stores and onto consumers’ tables.

#JustBrands: To Push Cultural Change, Brands Must Unpack Their ‘BAGS’

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - After a humbling, informative and inspiring first day, day two of Sustainable Brands’ Just Brands virtual event examined case studies of DEI excellence in practice.

Chicago Parks Fight Hand Sanitizer Shortage Through Innovative Biodiesel Partnership

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - An unlikely partnership has enabled the Chicago Park District to produce enough much-needed hand sanitizer to keep its employees and park visitors safe during the pandemic.

Fashion, Beauty Brands Pushing the Envelope with Sustainable Packaging Stories

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Sustainable packaging is on track to becoming the norm in both industries, leaving the thing that sets brands apart as the way they communicate the message.

#JustBrands: To Effectively Address Equity, Brands Need to Rebuild From Within

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Day 1 of Sustainable Brands’ Just Brands virtual event brought together business, racial justice and social good leaders for frank discussions on the context for racial inequities in the US, what equity really means in 2020, and businesses' role in creating it.

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Nestlé Waters Becomes First Food and Beverage Company in the World to Earn Platinum Rating under the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard

PRESS RELEASE - Nestlé Waters North America today announced that its Ontario, California water bottling site is the first food and beverage factory in the world to earn Platinum certification under the rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard.

Tiffany, Unilever Create New Standards for Supply Chain Transparency

SUPPLY CHAIN - Tiffany & Co has become the first luxury jeweler to share the full craftsmanship journey of its diamonds; while satellite tech is helping Unilever root out deforestation in its palm oil supply chain.

Target Reveals Sweeping Action Plan to Advance Racial Equity

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Target’s new Racial Equity Action and Change committee (REACH) has created an action plan which focuses on four areas: Team, Guests, Communities and Civic Engagement and Public Policy.

Tetra Pak's 2020 Sustainability Report Highlights Commitment to Food, People and Futures

PRESS RELEASE - Tetra Pak has published its 2020 Sustainability Report, celebrating the many ways the company has worked to protect food, people and futures in the past year.

Cleaning Up Our Act: The Heightened Urgency for a Green Recovery

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The pandemic has been a turning point in the way businesses move forward. It is clear that by focusing on finding their higher purpose, right down to the intricacies of their supply chains, businesses can help manifest the sustainable future that we need.

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The Moonshot Approach: 5 Critical Elements of Transformational Leadership

LEADERSHIP - As part of its #abetterway project, Quiero is asking how the sustainability and business equation will be affected by COVID-19. Here, we reflect on the future of business leadership based on Quiero’s conversations with 100 world leaders in the Americas, Asia and Europe.

prAna’s Responsible Packaging Movement Aims to Foster Sea Change in Fashion

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Leading by example, the sustainable fashion brand has pledging to eliminate plastic from its consumer packaging by 2021, the use of Ancient and Endangered Forest by 2022, and to eliminate virgin forest fibers by 2025.

Strengthening Collaboration Between Farmers and Landowners Key to Improving Conservation

COLLABORATION - The relationship between non-operating landowners, which own 62% of Midwest farmland, and the farmers to whom they rent land is vital to achieving wide-scale adoption of soil-health and nutrient-management practices across US croplands.

The Future of Fashion Is in Biomaterials and Circularity

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The circular economy is here to stay — and no industry is better positioned to take on this challenge than fashion. The designers, innovators and business people in this industry are starting a revolution that ensures doing good never goes out of style. 

New Innovations Simplify Ocean Plastic Supply Chain

SUPPLY CHAIN - Incorporating recycled ocean plastics into products is no longer a risky affair, and more brands are following in the footsteps of earlier pioneers to revolutionize their own product lines and story with these salvaged materials.

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