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JUST Capital: The Good Listener Transforming Capitalism

By leaning into its data, tirelessly communicating the value of policy transparency at the corporate level, and providing unbiased reporting to the US workforce and consumer, JUST Capital is flipping the narrative on capitalism.

Energy Building for Sustainable Brands '19 Detroit

Sustainable Brands reveals program, networking and activity highlights for its upcoming global flagship conference: SB’19 Detroit. Danone, Allbirds, EILEEN FISHER, PepsiCo and others to collaborate June 3-6

Study: Most Brands' Support of Causes Is Not Breaking Through to Gen Z

New study from DoSomething Strategic reveals disconnect between brands and their support of social causes in minds of younger consumers. Savage x Fenty, Dove, and Love Beauty and Planet receive among the highest association between brand and cause.

The Body Shop’s Fairly Traded Recycled Plastic Highlights Human Side of Plastic Crisis

The Body Shop is launching its first Community Trade Recycled Plastic from Bengaluru, India. Along with fighting plastic pollution, the initiative aims to drive social change and help empower people.

Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research

Research aims to demonstrate economic and environmental gains for sustainable ranching practices. The systems-based research project focuses on 12 interrelated topics — including soil carbon and water, greenhouse gas emissions, and livestock wellbeing and resilience.

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Finally! Companies Using the SDGs to Set Their North Star

These companies will not only make a social difference — they will become an engine for good, attracting the partners, resources and revenues to put their businesses on a profitable path and scaling their potential for impact. A classic win-win, and a high-water mark for purpose.

Technology Partnerships Bridge Gaps Among Landscapes, Communities, Stakeholders

Private companies increasingly recognize the role they play in global conservation efforts. Technology providers have smartly strategized ways to make business operations more efficient than ever before and aid corporations in meeting their commitments to sustainability.

In Rhode Island, Mission to Improve Ocean Health Is Starting on Land

“If we’re going to solve for beach and ocean cleanliness, as well as climate change and ocean acidification — and we certainly have to do it all — then we have to acknowledge that the health of our soil is crucial.”

Biodegradable Seat Covers: Lenzing on the Latest in Circular Auto Parts

Through a partnership with Swiss automaker Rinspeed, textile giant Lenzing is expanding into auto upholstery — and changing what it feels like to sit on wood.

Plastic Straws Are on the Path to Extinction; You’ll Never Guess What’s Next

The global feminine hygiene market accounted for $31.23 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $62.84 billion by 2026. To stay relevant in this booming sector, investment in developing products responsive to these changing consumer demands is not only smart, it’s imperative.

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Study of Diamond Mining Reveals Impact on Local Communities, Challenges Stereotypes

Trucost finds the world’s large-scale diamond producers infuse billions of dollars in benefits into communities, provide higher than national average wages and are working to minimize environmental impacts.

How Can We All Help Sustain HUMAN Ability?

In this four-part series, Shaw will be exploring trends in where and how we live, and the movement toward more sustainable housing, offices and other buildings that embraces occupant wellbeing.

Good Scents: An Inside Look at Cradle to Cradle’s New Certified Fragrances

What do actress Michelle Pfeiffer; William McDonough, creator of the Cradle to Cradle® design framework and a pioneer of the circular economy movement; and perfume have in common? Likely nothing, until recently — when two newly launched products brought the certification into new territory.

Companies Laying Groundwork for Global Circular Economy

Key Updates on the Progress toward Circular Business Models at SB’19 Detroit, June 3-6.

Beer, Plastic, Insect Feed: Almonds Find Unexpected Uses in Journey to Zero Waste

Almonds are a fantastic food — they’re packed with protein, have good fat, are an excellent snack themselves and make great alternatives to milk and flour products. But almonds may soon bring us joy in a host of new ways.

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25-Country Study to Help Identify Barriers, Opportunities for More Sustainable Lifestyles

A consortium of leading organizations has joined insights and strategy consultancy GlobeScan in launching a new global consumer research study on the topic of Healthy and Sustainable Living.

Why Aren’t Companies Making Faster Progress on Sustainability?

Whether you're unsure how to find the right path, think you've done enough, or are just need help to go further — it’s become clear to us that sustainability executives and their C-Suite colleagues need more assistance with understanding and connecting all the dots.

SASB, CDSB Partner on How-To Guide for Climate-Related Disclosures

Sustainability standards setters release implementation guide for complying with TCFD recommendations for communicating about climate-related financial risk.

Of Plastics and People: Suzanne Shelton Shines Light into the Consumer Mind

Through intensive research, Suzanne Shelton and her firm have gained insight into the ‘what next’ brands are looking for: less conversation, more action. Consumers are actively asking for more sustainable options — not alongside, but in place of traditional products and packaging.

6 Tactics for Optimizing Corporate Communications on Climate Action

Communications on climate action needs to be grounded in strategic, results-based initiatives — always. These six approaches will help ensure that your communications are impactful in reinforcing your company’s sustainability strategy.

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