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Alaska Airlines Asks Guests to #FillBeforeYouFly, to Reduce Inflight Plastic Waste

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Alaska’s new initiative aims to rally flyers to bring their own water bottle and fill it before they board; the airline will now plant trees when guests bring their own pre-filled water bottle.

Trending: Circular In, Single-Use Out for Food and Beverage Containers

WASTE NOT - 12 UK projects have earned grants for creating a circular economy for coffee cups; and a Toronto restaurant is trialing reusable to-go containers, and asking others to follow suit.

Purpose at Work: How to Engage Consumers to Do Good at Scale

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Consumers want to help brands shape their culture and impact. To ignite impact-driven consumer engagement you must build awareness, create a foundation for action, and inspire consumers to join you.

Meet the Latest 12 Startups Set to Change Fashion as We Know it

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Innovations in garment fitting, recycling, intelligent machinery and a virtual garment marketplace are among the 12 new innovations joining the latest Fashion for Good-Plug and Play Accelerator Programme.

Partnerships, Recyclable K-Cups® Helping Keurig Dr Pepper Towards Waste-Reduction Goals

COLLABORATION - What happens when an ethical coffee company merges with a major soda group? Chief Sustainability Officer Monique Oxender told us more about Keurig Dr Pepper and its new “Drink Well, Do Good” platform.

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The UPS Foundation Commits $1 Million and Activates Disaster Relief Network to Support Immediate Needs and Long-term Recovery from Hurricane Dorian

PRESS RELEASE - The UPS Foundation announced today it has engaged its network of preeminent relief organizations and committed $1 million for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts.

Design Thinking, Systems Thinking & Pragmatic Optimism: Inspiring Change to Mitigate the Climate Crisis

BUSINESS CASE - We have climate crisis data and solutions — by implementing design thinking, systems thinking, and going about it with a little fun through pragmatic optimism.

Wanted: ‘Moonshot' Thinking for the Planet’s New Challenges

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - 'Moonshot' thinking means applying disruptive, innovative thinking to difficult problems. Today, we have access to means and resources that were unimaginable 50 years ago. Let’s make the impossible possible again.

Q&A: Shaw on Flooring That’s Good for More Than the Feet

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The floor beneath our feet can mean so little, or so much. We caught up with Susan Farris, VP of Sustainability Corporate Communications, to learn more about how Shaw’s focus on sustainability is evolving alongside the market.

Tervis, the 73-year-old Tumbler Manufacturer, is Giving Back to the Community Through its Warranty Program

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - The drinkware company is taking its returned tumblers and making them into benches and other products, some of which are being donated to their community.

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EPA Honors Kohler Co. With a Green Power Leadership Award

PRESS RELEASE - Kohler Co.announced today that it has received a 2019 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Trending: Google, Prince Harry Aiming to Help People, Industry Decarbonize Travel

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Google’s new ‘green’ Maps feature highlights users’ lowest-carbon transport options; while new Travalyst initiative aims to protect destinations by encouraging sustainable practices across the travel industry.

Can Industrialists be Environmentalists? Yes. Here’s how.

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - When we look back over the past 10 years, Canada has made some bold steps to foster a strong economy while protecting our natural resources and the environment.

UPS Appoints New Chief Sustainability Officer

PRESS RELEASE - UPS today announced Suzanne Lindsay-Walker has been named UPS chief sustainability officer (CSO) and vice president of environmental affairs.

In ‘Game Changers,’ Veggie Athletes Prove Everything We’ve Been Taught About Protein Was a Lie

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - New documentary follows world-class, high-performance athletes who’ve gone veggie and are beating their meat-eating counterparts at their own game — while also improving the health of the planet.

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Timberland to Plant 50 Million Trees Over Next 5 Years

WALKING THE TALK - The company’s “Nature Needs Heroes” campaign aims to empower global community to be champions for the planet; since 2001, the brand has planted more than 10 million trees worldwide.

Ben & Jerry’s Throws Its Delicious Weight Behind Criminal Justice Reform

MARKETING AND COMMS - The activist brand has added a new cause to its docket: Its latest ice cream flavor, “Justice Remix’d,” aims to spotlight structural racism in the US’ broken criminal legal system.

Meet CHEP: The Unsung Leader in Circular, Data-Driven Transport Solutions

SUPPLY CHAIN - Wooden pallets may not be the most glamorous part of the global supply chain, but nothing gets moved around without them, and they are a huge opportunity for a circular economy.

Abbott’s Environmental Goals Build a More Sustainable Business

WASTE NOT - Abbott's purpose is to help people live their best through better health. Protecting the environment is an important part of that commitment — that's why we seek the most sustainable ways to deliver life-changing technologies to people around the world.

3 Ways Your Company Can Answer the Business Roundtable’s Call to Support Communities

LEADERSHIP - Last month, 181 CEOs in the Business Roundtable (BRT) agreed to new principles for how corporations should act. But how can we develop policies, strategies and programs that really do “support the communities in which we work,” as the principles state?

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