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SB Oceans Showcases Solutions Aimed at Restoring Our Aquatic Abundance

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - AI, a conscientious credit card, social plastic and underwater forests are just a few of the solutions showcased at SB Oceans that can help us restore their abundance.

SB Oceans: Can Better Business Save Our Seas?

COLLABORATION - Over the course of three action-packed days, the inaugural Sustainable Brands Oceans (14-16 Nov) in Porto, Portugal convened a stellar lineup of business leaders laser-focused on saving the ocean while there’s still time. Here’s what we learned from some of the practitioners and storytellers …

Kohler - More than just a Toilet: Fusing Innovation & Partnerships for a Better World

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Poverty-stricken communities in Honduras and Ghana have a new lease on a better life with safe water and sanitation solutions from Water Mission and iDE – supported by more than 3,000 KOHLER pour flush toilets.

Trending: CDP, LA, NYC Call for Radical Shift in Companies’ Treatment of Forests

WALKING THE TALK - New CDP research says industry 2020 zero-deforestation commitments are now impossible; and Councilmembers and Indigenous activists in New York and LA call for a boycott of Brazilian meat companies and a shift toward plant-based diets.

Sustainable Brands Attracts Global Finance Leaders Exploring Next-Generation Goals & Reporting

PRESS RELEASE - New Metrics ‘19 advances the role of business in driving economic transformation

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How a Fancy Pancake Helped Save The Bay: Lessons for Giving Tuesday

MARKETING AND COMMS - The company-employee-cause relationship has been transformed over the years; why not the company-customer-cause relationship, too? At Phin, we work to help companies build impactful relationships with consumers and charitable organizations through sponsored donations.

Here Comes The Sun: Target Reaches 500 Solar Installations

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - As we make moves to create a more sustainable future for our guests, team members and the planet, we’ve reached a major milestone: We just completed our 500th rooftop solar installation.

Q&A: P&G and the Road to 100% Renewables

CLEANTECH - Procter & Gamble has reached its 2020 goal of purchasing 100% renewable electricity in the US, Canada and Western Europe — which represent over 70% of its purchased electricity. We caught up with James McCall, Global Supply Chain Sustainability Leader at P&G, to learn more.

New Report Provides Blueprint for Circularity of PET Bottles in Southeast Asia

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The report provides first-of-its kind, systematic and comparable baseline collection rates for PET bottles in Southeast Asia; and identifies a series of priority actions to transform the post-consumer PET landscape in the region.

BASF supports EC3 Tool as Pilot Partner

PRESS RELEASE - BASF supports sustainable construction as pilot partner for Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator (EC3) tool

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The Biosphere’s Guide to Foolproofing Sustainability, Part 5: Sustainable Product Platforms

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Biosphere Rule #4 is about taking your value cycle, built with parsimonious materials and a power-autonomous energy system, and creating a production platform upon which you can build a whole suite of products — producing profit-amplifying economies of scale and scope.

North American Companies Lag Behind in Protecting Children’s Rights

WALKING THE TALK - New global benchmark study, released today, shows that companies worldwide are making incremental positive changes to protect children’s rights, but need to significantly accelerate the pace, as risks continue to outpace progress.

Happy Birthday, GRI — Time Now to Put the Horse Before the Cart

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - The timing is right for taking concrete steps to standardize a set of generally accepted triple-bottom-line accounting principles, and for making GRI and other reporting standards stronger than they’ve ever been before.

Nestlé Waters North America’s South Houston and Pasadena Bottling Facilities are First to Achieve Alliance for Water Stewardship Certification in Texas

PRESS RELEASE - Nestlé Waters North America’s South Houston and Pasadena Bottling Facilities are First to Achieve Alliance for Water Stewardship Certification in Texas

Nestlé Purina PetCare announces major new commitment to support farmer-led sustainability alongside Land O'Lakes SUSTAIN

PRESS RELEASE - Nestlé Purina PetCare announces major new commitment to support farmer-led sustainability alongside Land O'Lakes SUSTAIN

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Hidden: The Waste That Goes Into Making Stuff and How 2 Companies Are Tackling It

WASTE NOT - The waste we produce in our daily lives is just one small portion of the total waste stream. Public Thread and Rewilder, two winners of the recently announced Upcyclers Network Annual Product Awards, are putting non-household waste streams to creative use.

Meet the Startup Aiming to Turn Skyscrapers Into Clean Energy Batteries

CLEANTECH - Edinburgh-based startup Gravitricity has developed a unique energy battery system that, unlike conventional battery systems, can operate for decades without any reduction in performance.

The Estée Lauder Companies Releases Fiscal 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report

PRESS RELEASE - The report entitled, “Inspired by Beauty, Driven by Our Values,” underscores the company’s progress and commitment to strengthening efforts across core citizenship and sustainability focus areas.

Nestlé Waters North America Unveils America's Perspectives on Packaging during America Recycles Week

PRESS RELEASE - Nestlé Waters North America Unveils America's Perspectives on Packaging during America Recycles Week

Combating Child Labor on India’s Tobacco Farms

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Child labor and other labor abuses are recurring problems characteristic to tobacco-growing and other agricultural communities in countries such as India. But Philip Morris International’s Agricultural Labor Practices is creating a step change.

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