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PreZero US Acquires Polyethylene Film and Bag Manufacturer, Roplast Industries

PRESS RELEASE - Southern California recycling company PreZero US Inc. is proud to announce that it has completed a transaction to acquire Roplast Industries Inc., a sustainable polyethylene film and bag manufacturer based in Oroville, California.

Hershey Announces Bold 2030 Goals to Reduce Environmental Footprint and Address Climate Change

PRESS RELEASE - Hershey will invest in renewable energy and land-use initiatives, target 100% of its plastic packaging to be recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2030, and announces no-deforestation policy

Healthy People, Healthy Ocean: How Conscious Consumers Are Helping Build a More Sustainable Seafood Sector

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Recent research shows that people’s awareness of the link between their personal wellness and that of the environment has increased. How can simple solutions make a big impact? When it comes to food, we need to make it easy for people to make smart, sustainable choices.

SB’21 Trend Watching: Brands’ Role in Reshaping the World in 2021 and Beyond

THE NEXT ECONOMY - At SB’s latest Trend Watching event, experts across a variety of fields and industries offered insights into how purpose-driven brands can effectively activate on everything from marketing to effective leadership to climate justice in our post-pandemic world.

For Those Still Wondering About the Business Case for Purpose …

BUSINESS CASE - In its latest research to understand consumer expectations of responsible brands, Porter Novelli used social psychology to unpack why consumers prefer Purpose-driven brands — and the importance of strong storytelling to complement sound business strategies.

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PCC Community Markets’ 2020 giving efforts supported local food systems, organic producers and healthy communities

PRESS RELEASE - PCC Community Markets’ 2020 giving efforts supported local food systems, organic producers and healthy communities

The Future of Play: New Horizons Conference 2021

PRESS RELEASE - At BCLC, we’ve pivoted our approach to business and accelerated our player health response to meet our players’ needs in a quickly changing societal context and entertainment landscape.

IKEA Retail U.S. opens its first solar car park in Baltimore, announces plans for seven more

PRESS RELEASE - The company continues to invest in solar energy as it works toward its goal of being powered by 100% renewable energy while increasing energy efficiency by 2025

The Zero-Waste Movement Is Taking Hold in the Restaurant Sector

WASTE NOT - For a growing number of restaurant operators and diners, our throwaway culture is no longer acceptable. The growing landscape of zero-waste dining and zero-waste restaurant logistics is cause for optimism that a low-waste restaurant industry is achievable. 

Coalition Aims to Get US Back on Track with Paris Goals, Prove That ‘America Is All In’

COLLABORATION - As the US formally rejoins the Paris Agreement, a coalition of communities, businesses and institutions will play critical role in supporting an ambitious new US climate target and mobilizing whole-of-society climate action.

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Dentsu International partners with Malaria No More UK to ‘Draw the Line Against Malaria’

PRESS RELEASE - Dentsu International partners with Malaria No More UK to ‘Draw the Line Against Malaria’ with star-studded campaign inviting Africa's youth to help end malaria.

Sorona® Unveils New Brand Website and Customer Portal

PRESS RELEASE - The new website also includes a dedicated Customer Portal where partners can access brand assets showcasing their commitment to using the sustainably-made fiber.

Bad Sustainability Writing Is Everywhere, and It’s a Problem

MARKETING AND COMMS - The proliferation of ineffective communications is holding sustainability back in its most critical decade. There is no more time for boring, beige writing. We need language that teaches, convinces and inspires — before it’s too late.

What Will Be Your Organization’s Authentic Purpose in 2021?

WALKING THE TALK - The power of authentic purpose comes from integrating it into an organization such that it generates shared value for all stakeholders. Here are my suggestions for organizations to define and integrate a truly authentic, activated purpose.

Trending: Major Brands Partner to Cultivate Regenerative Ag Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - Allbirds, icebreaker and Smartwool throw their weight behind the industry’s first regenerative wool platform; and The North Face and three other companies join Indigo Ag’s program to incentivize farmers to shift to regenerative practices.

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To Be an Anti-Racist Brand: Start by Being Aware, Additive and Alive

WALKING THE TALK - The next frontier of sustainability is regeneration — building brands that actively restore and renew a system. And that’s as true for our systems that continue to allow racial injustice as for our environmental ecosystems.

Dole’s ‘Sunshine for All’ Fund Strives to Close Gaps on Good Nutrition

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - The $2M annual fund will aim to address gaps of food affordability and waste, as well as accessibility and acceptability, around the world. Dole is seeking strategic partners to help develop solutions.

Where Dow and the Packaging Industry Are Headed in 2021 and Beyond

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - At Dow, our goal is to be a sustainability leader by providing products that support people and our planet’s wellbeing — whether by combatting climate change or working to eliminate waste. But we can’t do this alone.

Corporations Can Support BIPOC Communities by Putting Their Money to Work

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - It is critical to understand and address the intersectional links between access to affordable housing, education, job creation and improved public health; and we look forward to continuing our work with organizations that target their dollars towards these needs within the communities they seek to serve.

How Amazon Is Scaling Conscious Consumerism by Partnering with Brands, Certifications

MARKETING AND COMMS - The e-commerce giant is working with over 20 product-certification partners to deliver product-specific sustainability information to shoppers through its Climate Pledge Friendly program.

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