WASTE NOT - Starting in October, the country will phase out a variety of single-use plastic products; but most think it does not go far enough to tackle pollution and waste.
CLEANTECH - Unilever, BASF, P&G and 12 other organizations have joined forces to scale carbon capture to help the UK reach net zero by 2050; and CCEP teams up with two more universities to continue its research into the technology and its many potential applications.
SUPPLY CHAIN - These types of farming practices will ensure the soil used to grow cotton remains healthy enough to grow the crop year after year.
THE NEXT ECONOMY - Industry players must keep making their products even more attractive, appeal to older generations and bring down costs. Only then can we address the significant environmental impacts of animal agriculture while satisfying the meat-loving masses.
FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Global government action must accelerate to ensure the ‘polluter pays’ principle is enacted. In turn, businesses and citizens will be compelled to consider the cost of carbon-intensive goods.
PRESS RELEASE - Sustana joins the ranks of hundreds of companies with GHG emission reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) in line with limiting global average temperature rise.
CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Every year, 3B trees are turned into paper packaging for the products we buy — including for many ‘clean’ beauty brands. These brands must take the same holistic approach to their packaging as their ingredients.
BEHAVIOR CHANGE - By prioritizing bold business imperatives and meeting deep human needs, brands can transform themselves into the leaders of a new, regenerative economy. But these initiatives cannot thrive in a closed system of communication.
THE NEXT ECONOMY - The 150-member America the Beautiful for All Coalition brings diverse experiences and perspectives to the frontline fight to save 30 percent of US land, fresh water and ocean by 2030.
CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - While many companies focus sustainability efforts on their products and other consumer touch points, two of tech’s largest companies are including large facility construction and remodel projects as a foundation to their efforts having a ‘nature-positive’ approach.
CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The balance between luxury and sustainability has set a new bar for luxury packaging, making us all stop and think about how we can do things differently.
THE NEXT ECONOMY - Seaweed has great potential as a superfood and a building block for products including plastics, fibers and fuel. Expanding seaweed farming could help reduce demand for crops on land and global GHGs from agriculture by up to 2.6B tonnes of CO2e per year.
CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The FAO estimates livestock emissions could fall by 30% through wider adoption of existing technologies and best practices in animal health and husbandry. Only by taking a holistic food-systems approach that includes sustainable livestock can we make meaningful progress toward Sustainable Development Goals around hunger, poverty and climate action.
PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Existing approaches to mitigating climate change and Arctic ice melt are proceeding too slowly. Therefore, scientists and innovators are crafting creative, unconventional ways to preserve and restore Arctic ice — here are two wildly different approaches being tested.
PRESS RELEASE - Discovery Education and Boeing present Manufacturing the Future of Aviation Virtual Field Trip to show students how STEM makes aviation manufacturing more efficient and safer.
THE NEXT ECONOMY - Policymakers everywhere now have a blueprint — and role models — for purposeful policy to better align corporate behaviour with public interest and to create allies for the work that lies ahead.
ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - JFW has become a key partner in the Urban Grape’s Wine Studies Award for Students of Color program — which uses a three-pronged approach of education, work experience and mentorship to increase DEI in the wine & spirits industry.
THE NEXT ECONOMY - Carbon management is top priority for Chief Sustainability Officers; but many are stymied by uncertainty around the most impactful strategies. Here, South Pole adds context and insight to the debate.
PRESS RELEASE - All inflight beverages on Alaska flights are now served in Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paper cups or reusable glassware for most First-Class services.
WASTE NOT - The Guide provides easy-to-follow processes, as well as important considerations when pivoting focus from on-site techniques to off-site circularity endeavors.