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Nestlé Creates Industry-First, Recyclable Paper Snack Packaging

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Until now, high-speed production of shelf-stable snacks was only achieved using plastic films and laminates.

Why Ethical Honey Brands Need to Start Making a Noise

SUPPLY CHAIN - In an ideal world, mass honey producers would care more about preserving the environment than profits. We need to arm consumers with the right information so they can make the ethical choice.

Braskem Partners with Another U.S. Sports Team on Actions to Promote the Circular Economy

PRESS RELEASE - Seeking to advance the Circular Economy , Braskem is partnering with the Major League Soccer (MLS) team Philadelphia Union in actions to promote recycling and conscientious consumerism among the team's fans.

Bosch Packaging Technology and BillerudKorsnäs Intensify Innovation Collaboration

PRESS RELEASE - The demand for sustainable packaging among consumers and brand owners all over the world is growing at an exponential rate, which in many cases drives a strong need to replace plastic packaging.

Higher Education Needs a Higher Bar to Equip Us for a Flourishing Future

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Our consumption and production systems will soon need re-engineering, so that all nine billion of us can live well within our planetary boundaries. Are higher education institutions doing enough to equip our professionals for these roles?

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Trending: Fashion Giants Lining Up with Science-Based Targets

SUPPLY CHAIN - As Levi Strauss moves forward with its industry-leading climate action strategy, PUMA and Burberry are following suit with SBTi-approved science-based targets of their own.

Business for Nature: Our Economy, Wellbeing Depend on Restoring Biodiversity

LEADERSHIP - A diverse group of influential international organizations has launched a global coalition to elevate a business call for comprehensive action to reverse nature loss and restore the planet’s vital natural systems.

DuPont Puts a Spotlight on Spandex Replacement, Driving Thought Leadership at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2019

PRESS RELEASE - DuPont highlights its Sorona® fiber as a replacement for Spandex (elastane), offering versatile solutions and long-lasting mechanical stretch.

Trending: Brands Leveraging Tomorrow’s Greatest Minds to Solve Today’s Problems

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - From early-stage startups to college students to grade-school prodigies, 3M, the Biomimicry Institute and Unilever continue to mine the latest, greatest minds for the next sustainability innovations.

Leveraging Efficiency to Drive Enterprise-Wide Change

CLEANTECH - How can companies implement longer-term efficiency projects that deliver meaningful energy cost savings, alongside material impact on their productivity, reliability and resiliency of their operations?

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KLM Issues Global Call to Industry, Travelers to 'Fly Responsibly'

COLLABORATION - Just ahead of its 100th birthday, the Dutch airline calls on global aviation industry, individual travelers to join forces for sustainable air travel — or take the train, instead.

Finnish R&D Project Aims to Make Business from Circular Textiles

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Telaketju, a Finnish network promoting sustainable recycling of textiles, shifts its focus from recycling to managing the whole value chain, extending textile lifespan and creating novel business models.

Beautycounter Takes Action in D.C.

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - This past Tuesday was the 81st anniversary of the passing of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act—the last major legislation governing personal-care products.

The Balancing Act of CSR: Meeting Community and Stakeholder Expectations

WALKING THE TALK - While some proponents of CSR would like to believe that all CSR efforts can be beneficial in some way, the facts indicate otherwise. CSR is not black and white, and not all CSR proposals are created equal.

1,150 Students Experience STEM Careers During BASF’s 27th Annual Responsible Care Week

PRESS RELEASE - More than 1,100 fifth-graders and 50 children of BASF employees became plant workers for a day during BASF’s 27th annual Responsible Care Week at Brazosport College in Freeport, Texas.

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PepsiCo Advances Circular Economy for Plastics; Announces LIFEWTR® Packaging with 100% Recycled Plastic and Elimination of Plastic Bottles for bubly™

PRESS RELEASE - PepsiCo, Inc. today announced that LIFEWTR will be packaged in 100% rPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate), and bubly will no longer be packaged in plastic.

2018 Sustainability Report Details GM’s Drive for Safer, Better, More Sustainable Personal Mobility

PRESS RELEASE - General Motors Co. today released “Transformation in Progress,” its ninth annual sustainability report to update employees, investors, policymakers, advocacy groups and customers on the aggressive moves the company made in 2018 to achieve its vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.

Arla Foods: Powering Trucks with Poop

PRESS RELEASE - Cow manure can do a lot more than create wrinkly noses. It is poised to be pivotal in a biogas revolution and contribute to a fossil-free fuel future.

Electrolux Joins Forces with Stena Recycling for Circular Initiative

PRESS RELEASE - Electrolux is joining forces with Stena Recycling for the new ‘Circular Initiative’ to build understanding of what needs to be done to pave the way towards a more circular society.

Optoro: 3 Ways Circularity is Driving Retail

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Our sustainability team attended two conferences this June: Sustainable Brands and Circularity 19. We’ve put together some of the key takeaways from these conferences.

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