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10 Breakthrough Technologies That Can Help Feed the World Without Destroying It

THE NEXT ECONOMY - How can the world feed nearly 10 billion people by 2050 while also advancing economic development, protecting and restoring forests, and stabilizing the climate?

BASF Takes Action in the Plastic-waste Dilemma

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - BASF’s Head of Sustainability Strategy explains how chemistry can enable a circular economy.

Treasure8: The Systemic, Tech-Driven Solution to Food Waste

WASTE NOT - The regenerative food tech company is on a mission to revolutionize how food is managed along supply chains, while also addressing the global challenges of food waste, nutrition and climate change.

Sustainable Brands Welcomes Newest Addition to Leadership Team

PRESS RELEASE - Sustainable Brands® announced today that Etienne White has joined the company’s leadership team as VP, Brands for Good to help expand the fast-growing collaborative initiative launched last month.

Reuse & Repurpose: Innovation will Unlock the Solution to Plastic Waste

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Innovative solutions to reduce plastic waste come in all shapes and sizes — but how do we combat the issue without taking plastic products away from those who need them most for everyday living?

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BillerudKorsnäs and The Paper Straw Co to Launch the First U-Bend Paper Straw

PRESS RELEASE - Together with the Paper Straw Co, BillerudKorsnäs has developed the first functional 180° U-Bend straw, made out of paper. The straw is made to be used for individual drink cartons such as juice, milk and water. The long term market potential as well as positive sustainability impact is extensive.

What If We Could Geo-Locate the Next Deadly Outbreak — Months Before It Happened?

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The AIME platform uses artificial intelligence to enable countries and their health practitioners to proactively deal with deadly outbreaks of disease.

New Online Library, Curriculum Aiming to Engage Students, Researchers on the SDGs

LEADERSHIP - The aim of this new venture from academic publishing giant Taylor & Francis is to enable students and tutors to deliver the change they want throughout their careers and lives.

Eyes Wide Shut? It’s Time to Wake Up: Join the Creative Climate Disclosure

BUSINESS CASE - Dear CEOs, CCOs, CMOs, CFOs, MDs and CDs: It’s time to wake up ... Commit your creativity to ‘the biggest brief’ this sector has ever known.

Meet the Team Re-Imagining Food Security in Ethiopia

SUPPLY CHAIN - In conversation with Dr Tomaso Ceccarelli and Dr Elias Eyasu Fantahun — winners of the 2019 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security.

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Small Decision, Big Impact: New Campaign Highlights Ripple Effects of Drinking Honest Beverages

MARKETING AND COMMS - Honest's new campaign showcases the brand’s purpose-driven DNA and longstanding mission to democratize organics and promote economic opportunity — as well as its expanding portfolio.

Theresa Millard from Kohler on the need to “fall in love” with materials and capitalize on them for innovation

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - We recently spoke with Theresa Millard, sustainability and stewardship project manager at Kohler and founder of Biomimicry Granada, about re-thinking manufacturing waste and helping people reconnect with the material world.

Avery Dennison shortlisted for Global Environmental and Sustainability Award 2019

PRESS RELEASE - Global materials science and manufacturing company Avery Dennison has been shortlisted for the Environmental and Sustainability Award of the Label Industry Global Awards 2019.

Report: Highest-Emitting Companies Off-Track to Meet Paris Climate Goals

LEADERSHIP - Landmark ‘State of the Transition’ research assesses 274 high-emitting companies for $14 trillion-backed Transition Pathway Initiative, and puts investors on “emergency footing.”

Multilayer Packaging: Innovative and Sustainable

PRESS RELEASE - Multilayer packaging reliably ensures high-quality and fresh food products thanks to its properties. It protects the products and keeps them hygienic, thereby extending the shelf life of food.

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Trending: Ratcheting Up to Sustainable Activewear, Inside and Out

THE NEXT ECONOMY - ALLIED Feather & Down relaunches its global supply chain education and traceability tool for outdoor brands and consumers, while Arc’Teryx goes circular with Rock Solid Used Gear.

Navigating a World of Labels Through Third-Party Certification

MARKETING AND COMMS - Consumers want to trust that the products they are buying are accurately labeled, but in a marketplace saturated with brands all making different claims, this is easier said than done.

Trending: G-Star Raw, Gap Dyeing to Make Better Jeans

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - G-Star Raw launches its latest collection of garments dyed with upcycled plant waste; while Gap Inc will roll out foam-dyed denim that dramatically reduces water, chemical and energy use.

6 Ways to Shift Business for Real, Positive Impact

LEADERSHIP - To answer the call of this climate emergency, we need business to shift from being ‘less negative’ to being ‘for good,’ and to redefine ‘profit’ to include social and environmental benefit.

Vacuum-as-a-service: Electrolux Trials New Subscription-based Business Models

PRESS RELEASE - Electrolux is kicking off trials of new hardware-as-a-service business models, enabling consumers to subscribe to, rather than purchase, its products for use to find new innovative and sustainable solutions for ever-changing consumer needs in a connected environment.

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