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Beverage Giants, L’Oréal, Tupperware Continue Paving Way for Circular Plastics Economy

Expanded collaborations aimed at scaling the use of the world’s first enzymatic plastic-recycling technology and introducing recycled polymers into durable storage ware.

Nestlé Verifies Three-Quarters of Its Supply Chain as Deforestation-Free

Nestlé today announced that 77% of its agricultural commodities are verified as deforestation-free. This is a key milestone in the company’s efforts to achieve its zero-deforestation commitment.

Danone CEO Directs Brands to ‘Be Bold or Die’

SB'19 Paris opened with a powerful statement from Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber, which in large part set the tone of the discussions for the week ahead, and outlined how his company is championing being a brand for good.

Saskia Van Gendt: Her ‘Method’ for Optimism & Innovation

How does Saskia Van Gendt, Method’s Senior Director of Greenskeeping, stay so positive facing the globally unsustainable manufacturing processes still in play today?

P&G Brands Aim to Expand Leadership in Responsible Consumption

At SB’19 Paris this week, P&G presented a forward-looking framework, including innovation strategies that will inspire and enable responsible consumption for the five billion consumers served by the company’s many brands each day.

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Offset Your Coffee Habit with This Waste-Saving Soap

Coffee lovers that hate waste and enjoy feeling fresh, clean and exfoliated — listen up: Grounded Upcycling makes a simple bar of soap that checks all three boxes.

How to Be a Better Recycler

Many people think because they’re recycling, they’re being earth-friendly, but the reality is that over one-third of what people in the US try to recycle can’t be recycled.

SB’19 Paris, Day 3: Confidence, Cautionary Tales About a Tech-Driven Future

As SB’19 Paris wound down to a close, two thought-provoking roundtables on Tech, Science and Ethics explored conflicting views regarding a rise in AI applications; and how, for the next generation of purpose-driven startups, not all investors are created equal.

Sportswear, Outdoor Brands Lead on Transparency; Luxury Is Waking Up

On the sixth anniversary of the devastating Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, which killed over 1,100 garment workers, Fashion Revolution’s most recent Transparency Index indicates slow progress across the industry.

SB’19 Paris: The Future of Leadership Is Bold, Brave and Feminine

Europe’s largest event on innovation and sustainability, Sustainable Brands '19 Paris — taking place this week — echoes the growing call for a shift away from ‘command and control’ styles of leadership. Because time is running out…

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The UPS Foundation Supports Ghana’s Launch Of The World’s Largest Vaccine Drone Delivery Network

The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, have announced support for the expansion of a medical drone network into Ghana.

SB’19 Paris, Day 2: Virtuous Value Chains, Next-Gen CSR and Redesigning the #GoodLife

Our second day in Paris was chock-full of rich panel discussions with brands trading stories of the evolution of ideas and lessons learned — and still to be learned — on the long, windy road to creating a sustainable consumer economy.

Pond: Using Algae to Turn CO2 to Our Many Advantages

Pond Technologies is a Canadian cleantech company using nature’s filters to combat climate change, while also providing a model to help existing industries join the shift towards a low-carbon economy via value-added, recycled-carbon products.

3 Lessons Learned from SB’19 Paris, Day 1

Sustainable Brands ‘19 Paris could not have opened at a more apposite moment. Across Europe, activists demanding more action on issues that matter have taken over the narrative. — the expectation for those in power to take action has reached a fever pitch.

Procter & Gamble’s Oxnard Manufacturing Facility Approved as the First in the World Alliance for Water Stewardship Self-Verified Site

Procter & Gamble and the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) North America have announced the approval of the Oxnard, California site as the first in the world AWS Self-Verified Site.

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Scientists, NGOs Call for ‘Global Deal for Nature’ to Protect Half the World’s Lands and Seas

Conservation scientists, NGOs and indigenous leaders urge governments to adopt a “Global Deal for Nature” as a companion to the Paris Agreement. A corresponding study establishes science-based conservation targets for the entire planet.

Sustana: Why Carton Recycling is a Major Opportunity to Improve your Brand’s Sustainability Efforts

Many Americans toss away packaging without much thought, resulting in the United States – at 4.4 percent of the world’s population – producing 20 percent of the world’s trash, the majority of this being packaging and printed paper (PPP).

Sustainable Development: L’Oréal Pursues its Transformation

Shortly after Earth Day, L’Oréal publishes its 2018 Sharing Beauty with All sustainability programme Progress report which highlights significant progress specifically regarding commitments to fight climate change.

Prudential Pledges $180M to Promote Financial Wellness for Opportunity Youth

Largest private sector investment to date will prepare next generation of global workforce with education and training, build financially stable communities and help break the cycle of poverty.

Five Years and Growing… Mastercard Commits to Reaching 1M Girls Globally by 2025 with Signature STEM Education Platform

Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are two of the hottest technology fields today, with job opportunities continuing to grow across both. However, worldwide, women make up less than 20 percent of the professionals in these high-tech jobs, and only one in 20 girls opts for a STEM-based career.

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