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Trending: World Water Day Illustrates Flow, Ebb of Corporate Progress

This year, WWD is typically awash in announcements of commitments and advancements in preserving our most precious resource, but new CDP data on the subject feels like a wet blanket.

Water Savings Through Use Of Recycled Materials

World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a way of focusing on the importance of freshwater and supporting the sustainable management of freshwater resources. As part of its 2030 agenda the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) include ensuring the availability and sustainable management of water for all.

The PepsiCo Foundation Expands Access to Safe Water for More Than 22 Million People Worldwide; Part of PepsiCo's Broader Aim to Contribute to Positive Water Impact

PepsiCo announced today that it has helped more than 22 million people in underserved communities around the world gain access to safe water since 2006.

Nestlé Waters North America Celebrates World Water Day

Company hosts events around North America and Announces $2 million donation to the Ice Mountain Environmental Stewardship Fund.

Diversey Committed To Water Stewardship

World Water Day occurs once a year, but global efforts to conserve, protect, and transform water access can’t take a day off because in 2019, billions of people still live without safe water.

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Neil Gaught: Turning Aspiration Into Action

With his award-winning book, Core, Gaught has bolstered the case for a radical rethink of the purpose of business by proving change is not only desirable but entirely possible.

The Impact of Aluminum in a Circular Economy

Hydro's new products and processes will increase recycling of post-consumer scrap to 250,000 metric tons per year by 2020, reduce waste to landfill by 60%, and reduce water usage in water-stressed areas by 15%.

The Purpose Statement: Necessary, but Insufficient

Is a well-crafted Purpose Statement and a sharply defined set of Values enough to catalyse change in your organization, and guide decision-making, drive behaviour and nurture a powerful culture over time?

Nestlé Waters North America Commits Additional $2 Million to its Ice Mountain Environmental Stewardship Fund

Nestlé Waters North America has committed to investing an additional $2 million into its Ice Mountain Environmental Stewardship Fund.

Paper Recycling as a Means of Protecting World Forests

Earlier this month, more than 4,700 government officials and business leaders from around the globe gathered for the fourth UN Environment Assembly, to align on decisions regarding its 2030 agenda.

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Wisdom Fund Aims to Close Lending Gap for Women

New impact investment vehicle provides funding to underserved women of color and low-income women entrepreneurs across the US.

Braskem Signs Partnership with Join the Pipe for Distribution of Green Plastic Water Bottles in the U.S. and in Countries in Europe and Africa

Braskem has teamed up with Join the Pipe, a Dutch water company, to distribute sustainable and reusable water bottles made with the I'm GreenTM green plastic in the United States and in countries in Africa and Europe.

The New Protein Aisle: So We Don't Eat Ourselves Out of House and Home

As the veggie diet revolution continues to gain ground, we look at plant-based doppelgangers of two of our most beloved animal-based foods and why they could be key to saving the planet from ourselves.

HP Commits to 100% Circular, Carbon-Neutral, Forest-Positive Printing

The tech giant shares vision for print sustainability with innovation that helps protect the world’s forests, reduces carbon emissions and uses more recycled materials.

Hershey Announces First-Ever “Makers of Good” Teen Summit

The Hershey Company today announced its “Makers of Good Teen Summit” on June 20 in New York City. The one-day event will bring together teens from across the country to collaborate and develop strategies for overcoming social isolation in their communities.

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Trending: UN, Circular Innovators Continue Mission to Slow Down Fashion

A handful of new initiatives, products and innovations continue the attack on fashion’s wasteful and environmentally and socially destructive practices from a variety of angles.

PepsiCo Latin America’s ‘Recycling with Purpose’ Incentivizes Circular Consumer Practices

Launched on Global Recycling Day (March 18), the program focuses on the new consumer incentive and rewards program in alliance with ecoins, and will be expanded to 10 countries in Latin America over the next two years. 

The Circular Economy: Reducing Ocean Plastics at the Source

While recycling is one way to ensure that plastics are saved from finding their way into the ocean, reducing our need for these plastics in the first place is the number one thing we can do to dramatically decrease the number of plastic products harming our oceans and marine wildlife.

Nestlé and Veolia Join Forces to Tackle Plastics Leakage Into the Environment and Develop Recycling Schemes

Nestlé and Veolia, the world’s leading resource management company, today announced their collaboration to work on waste collection, sorting and recycling of plastic material, with a particular emphasis on flexible plastic packaging.

In Face of Rampant Seafood Fraud, Study Reveals Efficacy of MSC Label

Reports over the last decade have revealed an average global seafood mislabeling rate of 30%, but a study released today shows species mislabeling rate for MSC-certified seafood is less than 1%.

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