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How Brands Can Better Employ Empathy During Pride

WALKING THE TALK - Although June is the perfect milestone to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, our hope is that brand efforts and progress last throughout the year — and simply become another part of doing good business.

VEOCEL™ Launches New Certification Criteria to Elevate Sustainability and Biodegradability in Personal Care and Beauty Products

PRESS RELEASE - With the new certification scheme for its VEOCEL™ branded fibers, Lenzing establishes its fiber brand as a label of trust for eco-conscious consumers.

One Degree Organics: The Case for Glyphosate-Free Certification

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - While various agencies may continue to debate the safety of glyphosate, there’s no debate for us at One Degree Organics — and we have made a deliberate decision to ensure all our products are free from this questionable herbicide.

Why B Corp Certification Was Non-Negotiable for Our Brand

WALKING THE TALK - Our company’s story is still a young one, and it is ever changing as we continue to grow, but we knew early on that our startup would need to become a Certified B Corp along the way.

Lessons from a Decade of Scaling Energy-Efficiency Projects Across Global Portfolios

CLEANTECH - How can organizations maximize energy efficiency across entire portfolios in a way that is, well, efficient?

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UPS Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Women Exporters Program Workshops In The U.S.

PRESS RELEASE - As part of its continuing efforts to create an inclusive business environment and growth opportunities for women, UPS has announced the launch of the Women Exporters Program workshops for U.S. businesses.

Multiplying Impact: Collaboration on Sustainability Powers Business Performance

COLLABORATION - As corporate responsibility attracts more attention, more and more companies are working with peers and competitors in their respective industries to accomplish sustainability-related goals.

Kohler Co. Releases 2018 Social Impact Report

PRESS RELEASE - Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, has released its third public Social Impact report.

Screw the Nice Gestures, Advertisers — We Need More Real Impact

MARKETING AND COMMS - A behind-the-scenes look from a Sustainable Development Goals jury member at last week's Cannes Lions.

Ford and Austin Launch City:One Challenge Program to Help Improve Mobility

PRESS RELEASE - Ford and the Austin Transportation Department’s Smart Mobility team are launching the Austin City:One Challenge, a co-creation and crowdsourcing program for residents, businesses and community groups to propose and pilot solutions that improve mobility.

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Adobe Breaks Ground on North Tower in San Jose

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - We’re excited to announce that our North Tower will be an all-electric building that can be powered by clean, renewable energy, and will be among the first of its kind in Silicon Valley.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Releases 4th Annual ESG report

PRESS RELEASE - Hewlett Packard Enterprise today released its annual Living Progress Report for 2018, demonstrating that leveraging technology to tackle our world’s major human and environmental challenges drives business value and can open new long-term economic opportunities.

How Investors Can Effectively Select an Investment Manager to Measure ESG

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Here are a few preliminary steps asset owners should take when beginning the search for an investment manager that integrates ESG.

The Evolution of the CMO

LEADERSHIP - Considering today's rapidly changing media landscape, it's clear that the scope and sphere of the CMO role has shifted dramatically.

Barry Callebaut, Unilever Pilot New Platform to Monitor Sustainability in Ag Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - By piloting the Equivalency Module with US farmers, Barry Callebaut and Unilever now benefit from streamlined sustainability assessment.

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Discerning Offsetting: The Right Projects Can Take You from Carbon-Neutral to Climate+

BUSINESS CASE - By making informed decisions on carbon credit selection, sustainability-minded companies can go beyond simply being carbon neutral — to inspire customers and employees alike with life-changing impacts.

The Estée Lauder Companies Expands its Animal Welfare Partnerships

PRESS RELEASE - The Estée Lauder Companies expands its partnerships with Cruelty Free International and Humane Society International to advance the end of animal testing in cosmetics.

New Enzyme Technology Boosts Sustainability of Plant-based Fibers

PRESS RELEASE - At a time when 61% of consumers are worried about climate change, a new solution from Novozymes makes it possible for the first time to extend the life of plant-based fabrics by 20%, wash after wash.

US Consumers More Concerned About Ocean Plastic Than Climate Change

WASTE NOT - New study finds bans of single-use plastic and awareness of circular alternatives are breaking through to consumers. The impacts of climate change remain much more intangible.

Committing to the Sustainability Journey: How Do You Know When Your Company Is ‘Ready?’

LEADERSHIP - Deciding if you’re ready is a lot like deciding if you’re happy. “Ready” doesn’t mean totally or even confidently prepared. Here’s a starter checklist to help you know when your company is ready — and any one of these can be enough of a spark to light a fire.

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