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Brands Expand Partnerships, Amplify Messaging in Support of Gender Equality

adidas, Diageo and HP launch new films and campaigns, while PepsiCo tackles gender equality in agriculture for International Women’s Day.

Trust Barometer’s Pressure Points Reveal Huge Opportunity for Purpose-Driven Companies

The mass population is far more skeptical of institutions than the informed public, only one in five people believes the system is working for them, and large majorities express a sense of injustice and a desire for change.

Trending: Taking the Carbon, Waste Out of eCommerce

Between Amazon and Etsy’s carbon-neutral ambitions, and more and more options for circular shipping containers, the millions of tons of emissions and waste generated by e-commerce could soon be a thing of the past.

Report: Orgs Committed to UNGC Outperform on Supply Chain Sustainability

A new EcoVadis report finds that the greatest gaps between UNGC participants and nonparticipants are in the Sustainable Procurement and Environment themes.

Values-Based Investment Platform COIN Offers Portfolios Aligned with SDGs

Backed by John Hancock, COIN offers customers eight Impact Areas to invest in with as little as $50.

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#WearNext: Make Fashion Circular, NYC Partner to Tackle Clothing Waste

As well as being able to drop off clothing at stores and other collection points, New Yorkers will be encouraged to get involved by donating, repairing, reselling or swapping their old clothes to give them a new life.

Nestlé Lays Out Action Plan to Help End Deforestation and Restore Forests in the Cocoa Supply Chain

Nestlé today laid out an action plan to help end deforestation and restore forests in its cocoa supply chain in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana.

Algae as a Replacement for Marine Resources is Gaining Market Acceptance

Growing Adoption of AlgaPrime™ DHA is Improving Omega-3 Content of Farmed Fish and Accelerating Sustainable Aquaculture.

Eastman Offers Innovative Recycling Technology for Polyesters

Eastman, one of the world’s leading specialty materials companies, announced today its intention to pursue the launch of an innovative advanced circular recycling technology that uses polyester waste which cannot be recycled by current mechanical methods, and as a result, often ends up in landfills and waterways.

Girlapproved: Connecting AI, Human Evolution and the Future of Business Success

Girlapproved provides deeper causal understanding of not only where we are and how we got here, but how to chart a better course and how to turn the mother ship around, with practical steps to guide us.

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SB Launches Voyager Program to Accelerate Major Business Transformations through Community Support

Sustainable Brands® (SB) today launches SB Voyager, a new program supporting businesses that face significant challenges related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and reputation.

The Big Climate Issue We Need to Focus on in 2019: Textiles and Circularity

I want to encourage all of the stakeholders — brands and consumers — to work together to move the needle, as we look to mitigate fashion and textile waste impact over the next two decades.

Best Buy Beats Own Record To Be Top Fundraiser For St. Jude Campaign

Best Buy customers and employees donated $20.8 million in stores and online to help end childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

What Fashion Can Learn from Other Industries Promoting a Circular Economy

Sustainability in fashion is growing, but several other industries have been pioneering a push towards a circular economy, as well — and the fashion community may be able to take notes.

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How Imaging Technology Could Solve the Global Food Waste Problem

One of the biggest food retailers in the US has used the software to better understand the shelf life of its beef, cutting potential waste by 25 percent.

How SAP's Purposeful Customer Network Solves Business & World Challenges

“Be authentic. You may have lost it for whatever reason: acquisition, merger, leadership changes, a value prop has evolved … but never forget where you came from.” — Alicia Tillman, SAP

Study: Consumers Want to Trust the Fish They Are Eating

The vast majority of consumers across 22 countries would like to see sustainability information for seafood products in stores and on packaging.

Mastercard, Doconomy Launch the Future of Sustainable Payments

DO is a free, easy-to-use mobile banking service that lets users track, understand and reduce their CO2 footprints through carbon offsetting.

No More Band-Aids: We Need a Radical New Plan, Report Warns

Rising nationalism and global migration among seven trends impacting future of sustainability, according to a new report from Forum for the Future.

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