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Forum for the Future: Building Collaboration at the Intersection of Vision and Action

CEO Dr. Sally Uren has a realistic understanding of collaborations and shares how combining forces is the way forward.

Pro Athletes, Coaches Team Up to Redefine Masculinity Through ‘Good Men in Sport’

The initiative unites professional and collegiate athletes to discuss and redefine the idea of what it means to be a man today and the legacies men want to leave.

Enhance Detroit’s Green Space, and Your Wellbeing, at the Same Time

Timberland is inviting the community and attendees of SB’19 Detroit to pull on their boots and get their hands dirty on Monday, June 3, as we work to enhance the Lincoln Street Art Park, an outdoor community learning space created by local nonprofit Green Living Science.

Coalition of CEOs Calls on Congress to Enact Market-Based Climate Strategy

The CEOs of 13 US and Global Fortune 500 companies, in collaboration with four leading environmental groups, have issued a call for action on climate change — including an economy-wide carbon pricing policy to meet the climate challenge at the lowest possible cost.

SustainAccounting Launches World’s First Triple Bottom Line Certification

At the heart of the Certified TBL program is its advocacy of multicapital- and context-based Triple Bottom Line accounting, still new to most organizations but rapidly emerging as the gold standard for measurement and reporting.

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Humana Working to Address Social Determinants of Health

2018 CSR Report details how the company is working to inspire health and wellbeing for the people and communities that it serves.

Q&A: A Practical Guide to Science-Based Targets

Many companies are intrigued about setting science-based targets, yet are unsure about what this means in practice. So, we spoke to South Pole's Charles Henderson to learn more.

UPS Named a "Best Corporate Citizen" Again - Marks Decade Being Honored on Annual List

Logistics Company Recognized as a Global Corporate and Social Responsibility Leader by CR Magazine

A Sustainable Tobacco Company? Philip Morris International Thinks It’s Possible

In its 2018 Sustainability Report, the tobacco giant explains how it is finding success creating a smoke-free future by transforming its business.

Moving Targets: How to Set Truly Transformative Sustainability Goals

Reporting and goal-setting are inextricably linked, yet at opposite ends of the sustainability process. Rather than starting with past progress, sustainability leaders have realized that greater accomplishments start with a stronger and clearer vision of what the future should look like.

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Evolving Plastic Packaging Strategies — Beyond the Straw

With rising demand for plastic, little recycled content and poor recycling rates, companies need to look carefully at their packaging strategies to ensure improvement of packaging design, recycling systems and consumer engagement in recycling.

Caesars Entertainment Named One of "100 Best Corporate Citizens" of 2019

Caesars Entertainment Corporation, one of the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment providers, today announced its been named to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine’s coveted “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list for 2019.

Rolland: Biogas Turns an Environmental Challenge Into a Benefit

All over the world, organizations in every industry are looking for ways to operate in more sustainable ways. At the same time, our landfills continue to overflow.

National Geographic Teams Up with Sustainable Brands, Leads Push for Next Sustainable Economy

Sustainable Brands today announced the addition of National Geographic to the highest level of its Corporate Member Network established in 2008.

B Lab, UNGC Developing Tool to Help Businesses Chart Their SDG Progress

The SDGs touch on issues that require companies to rethink their approaches to value generation. So, B Lab is developing a tool to help companies chart their next decade of progress on the SDGs.

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Forum for the Future, Fashion for Good Examine Potential Futures for Fashion

New studies released today at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit dive into potential futures for the fashion industry — Forum for the Future examines four distinct, climate-changed scenarios; while Fashion for Good assesses the viability of three circular business models.

WWF’s New ‘ReSource’ to Give Visibility Into Companies’ Progress in Reducing Plastic

ReSource isn’t another commitment or a new partnership, by design: To join, companies have to publicly share data and progress on their plastic-reduction efforts.

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Launches Tech Venture to Scale Higg Index

Higg Co. will provide the trusted technology industry needs to be able to implement the Higg Index at scale; while the SAC will continue to focus on driving sustainability measurement and improvements in the apparel, footwear and textile industry.

Trending: Startups Fighting Food Waste Continue to Shape ‘Future of Snacking’

Entrepreneurial innovators are still giving the big guys a run for their money — with new products and solutions making use of food waste or eliminating it completely — and also challenging each other to create winning new products with upcycled ingredients.

Sustainability Skeptics, No More: Getting Past the Three Walls

You’re sitting across from the decision-maker for a large potential sustainability project. It’s taken months, possibly years, to get here. If your numbers look good, the decision is much more likely to be a positive one for you, for them and for the world.

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