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More Major Retailers Are Saying ‘Forever Chemicals No More’

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - To paraphrase Voltaire: “With great market power comes great responsibility.” Retail market leaders are setting the pace in the transition to safer chemistry in their products and packaging. Their actions add up to saying, “Forever chemicals no more.”

Mastercard and Partners Launch Priceless Planet Coalition to Act on Climate Change

PRESS RELEASE - Invites consumers and companies to join in to plant 100 million trees in five years

Dispelling 5 Common Myths about Regeneration and Regenerative Business

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Regeneration is about leaving nature and society healthier, better off and more resilient than we found them. It’s the future of sustainability. And the business case for regenerative business and regenerative leadership in all aspects of life has never been stronger.

Beyond CSR: Next-Generation Standards for Shaping Your Business for Good

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - By equipping yourself and your organization to understand the changing landscape, and setting a strategic course, you can position your company, customers, shareholders, industry and communities to have a more secure, resilient and thriving future.

Microsoft Will Remove Its 45 Years' Worth of Carbon Emissions by 2030

WALKING THE TALK - The tech giant has committed to carbon-negativity within a decade, and erasing its entire carbon footprint — everything it has emitted since its founding in 1975 — by 2050.

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Dow: Intent on #PullingOurWeight Around Cleaning Up Plastic Waste

WASTE NOT - Waste is a fact, but it doesn’t have to be feared. We can tackle this through collection, sorting and processing; and by understanding where and why trash is finding its way into the environment, so we can stop it.

General Motors Appoints Dane Parker as Chief Sustainability Officer

PRESS RELEASE - New position created to accelerate company’s plans for a zero emissions future

Visa Reaches 100 Percent Renewable Electricity Goal

PRESS RELEASE - As part of the company’s commitment to sustainability, Visa has reached its goal to use 100 percent renewable electricity by 2020 through energy sources like solar and wind.

The 3 Pillars of a Conscious Organisation

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - A conscious organisation accepts that there are limits to profit and that it should not be the priority. This change is about future-proofing your organisation. It’s not an ‘if’ question — it’s ‘when.’

PepsiCo To Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity In The U.S.

PRESS RELEASE - PepsiCo, Inc. today announced plans to achieve 100% renewable electricity for its U.S. direct operations this year.

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Regenerative Agriculture: Not Just for Beef Anymore

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Beef is naturally at the forefront of the conversation around regenerative ag because of the direct and dramatic improvement properly managed ruminants can have on soil quality. But that doesn’t mean that other foods shouldn’t be held to the same standards.

BlackRock Responds to Demands for Stronger Climate Action with Bold New Commitments

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - CEO Larry Fink has called for “a fundamental reshaping of finance” in response to the climate crisis, but BlackRock remains the largest investor in fossil fuels and the companies driving deforestation around the world.

Sustainable Brands Elevates the Stage for a Regenerative Economy

PRESS RELEASE - The Sustainable Brands community today launches its flagship event, SB’20 Long Beach, with a call to action for igniting more sustainable systems through regenerative business practices.

Commodity Traders Need to Do Their Part in the Fight Against Deforestation in 2020

SUPPLY CHAIN - With a new year, a new decade and new levels of investor attention in play, global commodity traders should resolve to address their material risks from deforestation and disclosure their progress on no-deforestation commitments.

Remembering Harold Burson: One of the Earliest Corporate Responsibility Visionaries

MARKETING AND COMMS - In 1973, PR pioneer Harold Burson — who passed away last week at the age of 98 — deftly summed up the role of the PR professional, related to the role of a corporation, in society: Be the corporate sensor, conscience, communicator and monitor.

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Here’s How to Encourage People to Dine Out More Sustainably

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Created in collaboration with food-service experts, WRI’s new playbook is designed to enable the already-rich-in-expertise industry — so adept at marketing and selling foods — to help diners choose healthier and more sustainable, plant-rich options.

5 Tips for Leaders Who Want to Create a Strong Sustainability Culture

LEADERSHIP - In order to integrate sustainability into the core of a business, it has to be a part of the company’s culture. For this to happen, a top leader must be willing and ready to go first and evolve, according to leadership advisor Sandja Brügmann.

Recyclate – A New Lease on Life for Consumer Packaging?

WASTE NOT - Consumers appreciate recycled packaging as long as it doesn’t affect the quality, functionality and price of the product. But how do brands remain competitive in view of added costs for high-quality recycling and the low price of virgin plastics?

Sustainability Drove Us to Buy Less This Holiday Season

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - As retail sales reportedly fell for the first time in 25 years, with particularly weak holiday sales, new research reveals that a new conscientiousness may be a central cause — with sustainability-concerned consumers buying less.

Why I Invested in a 'Smart Gun' Company

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - While money and special interests are unlikely to leave US politics, I’m optimistic that Biofire can change the conversation around guns: Why can’t a for-profit company build safer handguns?

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