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Hilton Challenges Its Hospitality Teams to Step Up Soap Recycling

Hilton is ramping up its soap-collecting efforts around the world, with a goal of recycling 1 million bars for Clean the World to distribute on Global Handwashing Day (October 15).

The Evolving Landscape of CSR: The Top 5 Trends of the Last 5 Years

Whether it’s in Super Bowl ads or annual financial reports, employee communications or job interviews, companies big and small are talking about how they’re working to address societal challenges.

Demonstrating a Seismic Shift in Dairy Sustainability Collaboration

California faces a unique tension: On one side, we are blessed with a mild climate and rich alluvial soils that combine to give California some of the most fertile farmland in the world. Juxtaposed with that, it is one of the world’s most desirable places to live.

Paper as a Renewable Substitute for Other Materials

Humanity is more aware than ever of its own impacts on the environment, given increased exposure to information in a modern media landscape. The most recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) numbers revealed that Americans produce over four pounds of trash per day, per person.

Innovative Concepts from BASF Color Solutions Simplify the Recoloring of Regrind for Plastic Recycled Materials

BASF Color Solutions has developed attractive solutions in the production of color, additive and combination masterbatches for recycled materials. Special masterbatches quickly bring the regrind with variations in color shades to a target shade.

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Climate-Beneficial Wine, Waste-Saving Gin Latest Ways to Imbibe Sustainably

A landmark soil study from Bonterra Vineyards that proves the climate benefits of organic and biodynamic farming, and a new UK gin made from surplus table grapes, mean these wines and spirit help you “drink responsibly.”

New Reports Reveal Details, Impacts of Efforts To Tackle Plastic Waste and Pollution

In the first New Plastics Economy Global Commitment report, major companies publish data on their annual plastic packaging volumes, many for the first time; while Closed Loop Partners’ 2018 Impact Report measures the effect their investments are having on reducing emissions, diverting valuable commodities from landfill and creating jobs.

Dow Tackles Plastic Pollution While Helping to Create Jobs in South Africa

Supporting the ‘Wastepreneurs’, program and generating awareness around the collection and exchange of recyclable waste

Hershey Announces Action Plans To Protect And Restore Forests In Cocoa Growing Region

The Hershey Company is taking action to protect forests and restore forest cover in the cocoa growing regions in West Africa.

NYU Stern Research Illustrates ROI for Sustainably Marketed Products

Seminal research shows that sustainability is driving market growth in CPGs; products marketed as sustainable grew 5.6x faster than conventionally marketed products, and 3.3x faster than the CPG market.

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KIND and Public Health Experts File Petition Urging FDA to Address Misleading Nutrient Content Claims

Current regulation focuses on quantity of a nutrient versus overall quality of food and causes consumer confusion

Storytelling for Sustainability: How Opening Up Can Open a Whole New Frontier

Our community has made tremendous strides in building a better world, but if we leverage the combined power of people and data to build a better narrative, we can open up a whole new era of possibilities. We’ve got to put some soul in sustainability.

Transforming Brands through Sustainable Innovation takes Center Stage in Detroit

Sustainable Brands Announces Program for Flagship Conference, June 3-6, 2019

UPS Honored With Inaugural Top Corporation Hall Of Fame Award For Supporting Women-Owned Businesses

UPS has been selected for the Top Corporation Hall of Fame for Women’s Business Enterprises by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. While UPS has been recognized as a WBENC Top Corporation in prior years, this marks the inaugural year for the Top Corporation Hall of Fame. UPS is one of only nine companies achieving this new, pinnacle designation.

'The Voice of Society': Why Your Company Could Use a ‘Social Board’ of Directors

The board of directors of any organization exists to provide vision and guidance. Ideally, they are meant to steer companies in the right direction, and keep them out of trouble.

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Food, Beverage Giants Working with Growers to Cultivate Next-Gen Ag Practices

Anheuser-Busch partnership will produce more efficient rice-growing practices, while General Mills has committed to regenerate 1M acres of farmland by 2030.

Arla Foods Aims for Carbon Net Zero Dairy

Arla Foods and its 10,300 farmer owners launch their most ambitious targets so far to accelerate the transition to sustainable dairy production with intensified focus on the farms. The main target is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent per kilo of milk over the next decade and to work towards carbon net zero by 2050.

Trending: Collaborations Continue to Fuel Solutions to Plastic Pollution

These days, we can’t go a week without the launch of another initiative, innovation or collaboration aimed at eradicating plastic waste around the world – which means we may actually have a fighting chance at doing it.

5 Cultural Shifts Brands Should Adapt to in 2019

2018 marked some pretty major cultural changes, and that’s going to have effects on brand identity development.

Driscoll’s Expands Fair Trade Certified Farms In Baja Mexico, California

In 2019, Driscoll’s Fair Trade program increased acreage by nearly 14 percent with the goal of being 100 percent Fair Trade Certified™by the end of 2019.

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