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Designing for Humanity: New Possibilities for Plastic

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - Ensuring recyclability starts with putting people at the forefront to develop new systems and materials to create a continuous lifecycle for plastics. We need to design systems for humanity. By harnessing design thinking, it’s possible to make human-centered recycling systems a reality.

More Corporate Giants Join Forces to Improve, Scale Business Investments in Climate Solutions

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Amazon, Disney, Google and Netflix are among the founding companies behind the Business Alliance for Scaling Climate Solutions (BASCS), to increase the scale and impact of business investment in climate solutions.

Dove and Conservation International Announce €8.5M Forest-Restoration Project to Accelerate Fight Against Climate Change

PRESS RELEASE - Dove puts the planet's beauty first by protecting and restoring 20,000 hectares of forest - the equivalent of 3M+ trees - in North Sumatra, Indonesia

Boeing and Alaska Airlines Partner to Make Flying Safer and More Sustainable

PRESS RELEASE - Boeing ecoDemonstrator program takes promising technologies out of the lab to test in the air

Colgate-Palmolive’s Sustainability & Social Impact Report: Delivering a Healthier, More Sustainable Future

PRESS RELEASE - Colgate Advances Target to Eliminate 1/3 of New Plastics by 2025

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New Tool Helps Banks, Investors Take Immediate Action to Reverse Biodiversity Loss

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - New ENCORE biodiversity module by the Natural Capital Finance Alliance enables banks and investors to explore their portfolio’s impact on species extinction risk and ecological integrity — particularly in terms of agriculture and mining.

Hershey Releases 2020 Sustainability Report

PRESS RELEASE - Key progress includes successfully navigating COVID-19 while making a positive impact, investing in sustainable cocoa sourcing, setting new science-based targets, and advancing diversity equity & inclusion

Doconomy Now Shows Users Water-Impact Data for Every Purchase

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The first-of-its-kind direct measure of our everyday consumption’s water impacts — thanks to data from S&P Global Trucost — aims to create a greater consumer understanding of the importance of water locally, nationally and globally.

How the UK Is Promoting ‘Social Value’ Through Its Public-Sector Procurement Process

THE NEXT ECONOMY - When organisations start measuring performance beyond the balance sheet, we can make real progress on our most pressing social issues. The UK Government's new procurement policy could provide a model for other countries to move closer to a more sustainable and equitable world.

LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics chooses Eastman Cristal™ Renew to begin elimination of virgin plastic

PRESS RELEASE - LVMH chooses Eastman Cristal™ Renew to begin elimination of virgin plastic. Dior Addict Lip Maximizer is the first luxury product featuring Cristal Renew to hit shelves.

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Sustainable Finance Is More Than a Trend

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Climate change is an issue of global concern; more and more prominent investors, businesses and institutions are calling for the incorporation of climate-related financial disclosures — and the US financial sector is uniquely positioned to take action.

$25M Circular Plastics Fund to Catalyze Investment in US Recycling Infrastructure

WASTE NOT - The partnership between Closed Loop Partners and Dow, LyondellBasell and NOVA Chemicals represents an initial investment and an invitation to stakeholders across the plastics recycling value chain to join forces with this catalytic capital strategy.

How Brands Can Help Reshape Post-COVID Public Life to Maximize People, Planet Health

THE NEXT ECONOMY - In a recent webinar, representatives from PepsiCo, Vail Resorts and William & Mary shared lessons learned from preparing for our 'next normal.'

Dentsu joins the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

PRESS RELEASE - Dentsu Group Inc. has joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Local or Global Supply Chains: What's Best for Achieving Regeneration?

SUPPLY CHAIN - This journey requires a collective intelligence and a fundamental shift in mindset: a new way of thinking in which ‘global,’ ‘regional’ and ‘local’ are no longer in opposition. It also comes with a new challenge to generate ‘scale’ with positive impacts.

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Jaguar Land Rover, Google Partner to Track Air Quality in Dublin

CLEANTECH - The latest installment of Google’s Project Air View outfits Jaguar’s new, electric I-PACE with Google Street View technology and mobile air sensors to monitor Dublin’s street-level air quality for the next year.

New Report Shows 40%+ Reduction in Aluminum Can Production Carbon Intensity Since 1990s

PRESS RELEASE - A new comprehensive Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) by sustainability consultancy Sphera shows that the carbon footprint of aluminum cans made in North America has dropped by nearly half over the past three decades.

Efforts to Achieve the SDGs Are Revitalizing Communities in Japan and Beyond

COLLABORATION - This year’s International Forum on SDGs for Regional Revitalization examined the acceleration of sustainable development initiatives in and outside Japan, through corporate and government cooperation, and the positive ripple effects on communities around the world. 

HSBC, WRI, WWF Partner to Scale Next-Generation Climate Solutions

CLEANTECH - The US$100M initiative builds on the organizations’ individual efforts to accelerate a shift to a net-zero global economy.

As Travel Resumes, So Does Focus on Decarbonization of Aviation

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - After a lengthy pause, tourism stands on the precipice of restarting again. But even as many travelers prepare to take to the open skies, aviation continues to grapple with its oversized carbon footprint compared with the rest of the industry.

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