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Digital Payment Giants Join Forces to Nudge 1B Users into Climate Action

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Mastercard, BBVA and Ant Group are among 12 global firms aiming to steer consumers toward behaviors that help support climate action and restore biodiversity around the world.

Prince Charles Partners with Global Insurance Industry to Drive Substantive Climate Action

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - The SMI Insurance Task Force commits to provide climate-positive financing and risk-management solutions to support and encourage individuals and businesses around the world to accelerate their transition to a sustainable future.

That’s a Wrap: Reducing Food Waste Through Smarter Packaging

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - While packaging waste is a critical issue, it must be considered alongside the issue of food waste. Fortunately, advances in plastic food packaging are helping to delay spoilage across the food production cycle more sustainably.

Target Unveils Plan to Co-Create an Equitable, Sustainable Future for All

WALKING THE TALK - Among the retailer’s goals are to achieve 20% Black team member representation across the company by 2023; and reach net zero in both waste to landfill and value-chain-wide emissions, and 100% owned-brand product circularity, by 2040.

Policymakers can renew the recycling system through three actions

PRESS RELEASE - Policymakers can renew the recycling system through three actions. New white paper from Eastman spotlights ways to expand recycling.

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All Aboard: Cox Enterprises on the Cumulative Power of Buy-In

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - How can an organization enact profound ESG governance in a sector of the economy that might not be facing external pressures to operate more sustainably? The Cox family of companies accepted this challenge before sustainability was even in the zeitgeist.

Color of Change Holding Corporations Accountable to Racial Justice Promises

WALKING THE TALK - The nation’s largest online racial justice organization has outlined new demands of corporations that made racial justice statements to urge them to move \#BeyondTheStatement.

Parley For The Oceans Joins Forces With Brita® To Launch The "Future Of Water" Design Exploration With The Shared Mission To Put An End To Single-Use Plastic Water Bottle

PRESS RELEASE - Parley For The Oceans Joins Forces With Brita® To Launch The "Future Of Water" Design Exploration With The Shared Mission To Put An End To Single-Use Plastic Water Bottle

Clorox Named To Parity.org Best Companies For Women To Advance List 2021

PRESS RELEASE - Clorox Named To Parity.org Best Companies For Women To Advance List 2021

NRG Energy Reports Achievement Across its Comprehensive Sustainability Program in 2020, Reaching New Milestone on Net-Zero Emissions Goal

PRESS RELEASE - 11th Annual Sustainability Report Documents Greater than 35 Million Metric Ton Reduction in Carbon Dioxide Equivalent Emissions Since 2014

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How Education Helps Set a Better Foundation for Long-Term Sustainability

THE NEXT ECONOMY - If you’re a brand that cares about the environment or society but doesn’t invest in education, you’re missing an opportunity to expand your impact. This connects to a larger issue — how CSR and sustainability go far beyond any company’s immediate customer base or market.

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Welcomes Leading Global Apparel Manufacturer Gildan as New Member

PRESS RELEASE - The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol welcomes Gildan Activewear and their portfolio of company-owned brands, including Gildan®, Alstyle®, American Apparel®, and Comfort Colors®, as members.

Eastman expands its portfolio of sustainability offerings with Cristal™ One recyclable resins for cosmetics

PRESS RELEASE - Eastman expands its portfolio of sustainability offerings with Cristal™ One recyclable resins for cosmetics.

Leading Brands Share Mix of Success Stories, Cautionary Tales at SB’21 Madrid

WALKING THE TALK - While showcasing brands leading the charge toward sustainability — including Interface and Tony’s Chocolonely — SB’21 Madrid gave equal weight to just how much work we have left to do: Only 13% of companies can accurately deem themselves “sustainable.”

Trending: Burberry, Gucci Strut Ever Closer to Sustainability

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The luxury fashion giants continue to lead the industry toward a cruelty-free and climate-resilient future — Gucci with its new, biobased, animal-free textile; and Burberry with its bar-raising goal to be climate positive by 2040.

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Jayashree Textiles, Dupont Biomaterials Collaborate To Launch New Sustainable Fabric Collection

PRESS RELEASE - New fabric collection made with sustainable, bio-based materials

Is Your Industry or Professional Association Asleep? And If So, What Can You Do About It?

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - The future suggests that successful sectors and professions will rethink their inward-looking mandates to embrace a stronger role in creating value for not only their members, but for society and their stakeholders. A new report uncovers a range of compelling opportunities for associations that make this pivot.

Healthier Supply Chains Supporting Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health’s Healthy Lives Mission

OUR HEALTHY LIVES MISSION - Achieving Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health’s Healthy Lives Mission requires its supply chains to be healthy, as well. Here, Worldwide VP of Supply Chain Meri Stevens shares insights gained from collaborating with suppliers to achieve agility in complex supply chains.

Disposables to Reusables: Food-Service Businesses Can Save $5B a Year, Avoid Countless Environmental Impacts

BUSINESS CASE - Any product designed to be used for a matter of minutes and then thrown away is not a sustainable option, regardless of whether it’s made from plastic, paper, metal or plants. Businesses and the environment will reap undeniable benefits as the new reuse economy for food service gains steam.

Vermont Family Farm Raises a Crop of Energy and Teaches Us a Lesson

CLEANTECH - The anaerobic digester at Goodrich Farm turns cow manure and food waste into carbon-negative, renewable natural gas that benefits much more than the farm. And the family’s journey is highly replicable.

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