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New Chocolate, Ingredients from Barry Callebaut Utilize Whole Cacao Fruit

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - ‘Cacaofruit Experience’ eliminates 70% of waste in cacao processing while addressing consumer demand for tasty, nutritious, whole foods; WholeFruit chocolate is a fresh, fruity chocolate made from 100% pure cacao fruit, is available for chefs and artisans.

Pepsico Releases 2018 Sustainability Report Highlighting Progress and a Renewed Focus to Help Build a More Sustainable Food System

PRESS RELEASE - PepsiCo Inc. today published its 2018 Sustainability Report, outlining the company’s progress against its sustainability goals and announcing a new purpose behind its sustainability agenda: to help build a more sustainable food system.

Mastercard, Clothing Giants Partner to Help Garment Workers Secure Financial Futures

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - By partnering with companies with labor-intensive supply chains, Mastercard is creating digital solutions to give workers more control and transparency over their earnings and savings.

Food Was Missing Ingredient at UN Climate Action Summit

SUPPLY CHAIN - Talk of energy, transport and construction filled the UN’s chamber, but animal agriculture avoided the limelight. The need for action by the sector came through clearly in a biodiversity roundtable attended by FAIRR.

It’s Official: LGBT-Positive Policies Do Enhance Corporate Performance. Here’s How and Why

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - LGBT employees still lack proper legal protection in more than half of all US states. But according to recent research, there is no doubt that LGBT-inclusive companies attract better talent and decrease employee turnover.

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Maldives, Parley for the Ocean Creating New Model for Healthy ‘Future Island Nations’

COLLABORATION - They plan to develop a scalable model for government- and industry-led responses to ocean and climate threats, and establish proof of concept for a new economy in which harmful materials and business practices are relics of the past.

P&G Named EPA 2019 Safer Choice Partner of the Year

PRESS RELEASE - Today, Procter & Gamble announced it has been recognized as a 2019 Safer Choice Partner of the Year by the Environmental Protection Agency.

New Partnership Aims to Improve Hygiene, Nutrition in Indian Children

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - The collaboration between Unilever-Lifebuoy and The Power of Nutrition aims to reach mothers and expectant mothers in rural India via mobile app, to reduce infant mortality and boost overall health through handwashing.

Sustainable Brands Spotlights New Tools and Practices for Measuring Stakeholder Value

PRESS RELEASE - Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled program details for New Metrics’19: Next-Generation Goals & Reporting, scheduled for November 18-20 in Philadelphia, PA.

There Is No ‘Silver Bullet’ For Resource Management in the Climate Crisis

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - People have opinions about the ways we should address the climate crisis. There are many possible solutions, but however we decide to change, we have to do it now.

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L'Oréal Recognized as Global Compact LEAD by the United Nations and Steps up its Climate Action by Committing to Zero-net Emissions by 2050

PRESS RELEASE - The United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York has highlighted the importance of the contribution of businesses to fight climate change.

With Less Than 4,000 Days to Go, Business Contribution to SDGs Falling Woefully Short

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Despite some progress since the goals were launched in 2015, advancement over the past four years has been stifled due to socioeconomic, geopolitical and technological uncertainties, hindering CEOs’ sustainability efforts.

KIND Discontinues Fruit Bites, One of the Only Fruit Snacks Made without Synthetic Dyes; Embarks on Mission to Educate People on Synthetic Dye Consumption

PRESS RELEASE - KIND Healthy Snacks (KIND) is calling attention to the unnecessary use of synthetic dyes in a wide variety of foods consumed by children.

The Climate Crisis-Mitigation Opportunity in America’s Backyard

THE NEXT ECONOMY - With a narrow window to address the climate crisis, businesses must make the most of the opportunities in front of us. Family-owned forests offer a natural climate solution that can deliver real impact today and well into the future.

Redesigning the Purpose of Business for Humanity: Let’s Talk Know-How

LEADERSHIP - A few weeks ago, The Business Roundtable reached a major milestone on the path toward a broadly accepted redefinition of business purpose. What's next? We have some ideas.

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Climate Week NYC: 3M, HP Among Brands Using Their Might, Science to Protect Precious Resources

COLLABORATION - New partnerships for forest and clean-air restoration, along with over 50 new adoptees of science-based emissions-reduction targets lead us into a week full of business sustainability commitments for Climate Week 2019.

Climate Week NYC 2019: ELC Advances Sustainability Goals, Makes Progress Toward Sustainable Future

PRESS RELEASE - Extensive solar power portfolio will propel progress toward 2020 goals of Net Zero carbon emissions and 100% renewable energy

AT&T Announces Renewable Energy Purchases will Surpass 1.5 Gigawatts of Clean Energy at Climate Week NYC 2019

PRESS RELEASE - New Agreements are Part of Company-wide Commitment to Help Address Climate Change

Welcome to the Global Climate Strike: The Largest-Ever Mobilization to Fight Climate Change

COLLABORATION - What began as the Youth Climate Strike — organized by Greta Thunberg’s group, Fridays for Future — has rallied people of all ages who feel compelled to rail against sufficient climate action around the world.

Do We Need Science-Based Targets for Plastic?

THE NEXT ECONOMY - How much plastic recycling is enough to save our seas? It might be time to do the math and set forth quantifiable expectations and accountabilities for plastic production, use and recovery, as we’ve started to do with emissions.

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